The Position
The Project Manager must have extensive civil construction experience and a demonstrated track record of leading and executing profitable infrastructure projects. The individual will take a lead role on project delivery, providing insight and innovative solutions, and liaising directly with client/owners. This role is responsible for establishing project objectives, procedures and performance standards to support the completion of construction projects, on budget and on time.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversees project controls for construction projects including overall forecasting, cost management, contingency planning, resulting in achieving profitability of the project.
  • Meets regularly with the Vice President of Operations to discuss progress on projects and conduct monthly project cost reviews and forecasts.
  • Contributes technical direction to the pre-construction process for planning and estimating tasks, and acts as a technical resource for the project team during construction.
  • Coordinates project team members for the project.
  • Reviews, understands and facilitates the execution of project contract, liaising with legal counsel and Department Managers as appropriate.
  • Leads procurement activities for projects such as negotiations with vendors, suppliers and subcontractors prior to job start up.
  • Ensures all components of front-end duties are completed prior to the project start date.
  • Accountable for the timely and accurate submission of progress billings and support for receivables collections.
  • Works with all on-site personnel as required to identify and resolve issues, ensure quality control, and support the overall project schedule and goals.
  • Creates and maintain project schedules in collaboration with project team.
  • Ensures required permits, licenses, and other work-related necessities are in-place during and prior to project start-up.
  • Upholds project safety expectations while maintaining safety standards in all aspects of each project.
  • Ensures health, safety, and environmental standards are being achieved.
  • Accountable for the timely reporting of monthly project cost reviews and forecasts.
  • Develop and maintains successful client/owner relationships.
  • Timely identification and preparation around process change orders and extra work orders.
  • Organize and chair meetings with clients/owners, architects, consultants, external stakeholders, and project team members as required.
  • Attend site meetings as required.
  • Manages project risk register and ensures mitigation plans are in place as required.
  • Understands the commercial aspects of contracts to protect the company’s interests and maintain strong relationships with client.
  • Manages resources (manpower, equipment and materials) on projects from beginning to end with attention to budgetary limitations.
  • Leads project closeout procedures, finalizing contract paperwork and working with management to resolve any project claims.
  • Leads project debrief cycle to review all aspects of project work and completion.
  • Set a productive, consistent, and professional work example while supporting and promoting published Contracting policies and core values of safety, quality, integrity, sustainability, and success.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education, Experience, and Skill Requirements
Preference will be given to candidates with the following qualifications/skills:

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in civil construction of various infrastructure projects such as earthworks, roadbuilding, excavation & shoring, and underground utilities.
  • Must possess excellent communication and problem-solving skills, both verbal and written with superior interpersonal, relationship and organizational management skills.
  • Must be approachable and capable of working efficiently with an open-door policy.
  • Possess a demonstrated ability to lead and direct projects, analyze issues, and bring innovative solutions to achieving work plan objectives.
  • Must be people oriented with an ability to establish a high degree of credibility with staff and clients.
  • Proficient with software such as HCSS Suite, Bluebeam, Agtek, Spectrum, Microsoft Project, Adobe, and all Microsoft Office programs.
  • Knowledge and understanding of unionized labor environment an asset.
  • Valid Driver’s License Required.
  • Post secondary education with a degree in construction management, civil or structural engineering preferred.

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