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Will Aitken

Will Aitken

Recruitment Consultant

Construction Project Manager - Interior Renovations

  • Listed: 12 Jul 2024
  • Building & Construction
  • Ontario - GTA

The role of Project Manager is to lead the effective management of construction projects by coordinating the efforts of a team and, third-party contractors or consultants, to meet or exceed our Client’s expectations of quality, safety
and delivery.

Duties and Responsibilities 
  • Independently leads the management process of multiple and concurrent construction projects with limited guidance through prioritizing project activities and exercising influence over project team
  • Sets priorities, allocates tasks and coordinates project staff to meet project targets and milestones
  • Plans and prepares, maintains and updates construction projects and schedules in conjunction with the Site Superintendent, Estimating team, and project stakeholders
  • Assumes overall responsibility for project progress and, cooperates fully with the Site Superintendent to deliver within scope, budget and requirements
  • Communicates project status to relevant stakeholders to develop relationships and ensure repeat business
  • Coordinates, manages and communicates with all subcontractors to effectively deal with problems such as delivery, labor, schedule and payment disputes; evaluates solutions and takes the initiative to ensure the best solution is delivered
  • Identifies project risks and develops and implements mitigation and contingency plans
  • Attends meetings and performs routine site visits to monitor construction progress and compliance with the contract requirements
  • Conducts meetings, issues minutes and prepares reports to communicate the status of assigned projects
  • Prepares and maintains all project management related documents and reports
  • Processes contract drawings and specifications and ensures that construction scope is built in accordance with the latest set of documents
  • Identifies scope changes, if any, between “issued for construction” drawings and “tender” package drawings
  • Oversees, in conjunction with the Site Superintendent, labor and material costs to ensure the budget is not compromised
  • Monitors costs, reviews and approves project invoices and prepare progress billing
  • Complies with all regulatory, environmental and health and safety requirements
  • Ensures construction project files and documents are prepared, shared and logged with a high level of accuracy and within required timeframes
  • Provides document turnover at completion of project: project close-out documentation, including as-built drawings, manuals, warranties, building permits, etc.
  • Provides other duties as requested and required

Education and certificates 
  • University or College Degree in Project Management, Construction Management, Technical or business related curriculum or equivalent professional experience
  • Valid G Driver’s license

Knowledge, Experience and Technical Skills  
  • 5+ years of experience within ICI Construction environment (renovation, new build, interior fit-ups)
  • Thorough understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards and their impact on project activities
  • Proficient computer skills in MS products

Skills, Abilities, Competencies
  • Effective decision-making skills through use of sound judgement and technical knowledge
  • Influencing and relationship management skills focused on adept customer-service and ensuring client’s needs are met and dealt with professionally
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and proven ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and negotiation skills with the ability to influence
  • Expert project management skills and ability to prioritize and manage multiple conflicting priorities
  • Exceptional attention to detail with strong organizational and planning skills to manage multiple priorities and make decisions
  • Strong computer aptitude and capability to learn new applications
  • May be required to respond to facilities situations as required after hours

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