Project Manager (Major Projects), Infrastructure | General Contractor | Various Locations

  • Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary
  • Posted 1 week ago
  • Salary: $160000 - $220000

General Contractor

Leading infrastructure contractor

Our client, a leading infrastructure contractor is seeking a Project Manager to join their Major Projects team.

Purpose of the Position

Reporting to the Major Projects Director, the Project Manager will be responsible for providing overall administrative direction, technical expertise and support to project teams on a number of projects or one very large project.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ultimately responsible for the Project and Project Team’s performance including:
  • Timely procurement of materials, parts, tools and equipment
  • Schedule durations & resource level estimating and planning, schedule adherence during execution work ensuring end date completion as per schedule
  • Achieving Project objectives (safety, environment, cost, schedule, quality and performance) within areas of responsibility
  • Lead/Participate in constructability reviews and construction readiness assessments
  • Confirmation of support service requirements
  • Attendance at weekly scope progress meetings
  • Improve communication flow between the Project’s Management Team
  • Liaise and co-ordinate work task activities with other Construction Managers allocated to the Project’s scopes.
  • Undertake self-assessment/audit exercises to identify problem areas/processes to allow continual department improvement.
  • Review ‘critical path scopes of work’ plans and ensure safety & efficiency is incorporated
  • Continually focus on areas of improvement
  • Identify ‘scope risks’, record in Project Risk Register advising the scopes Project Manager and applicable Project Construction Managers of such risks.
  • Maintain excellent relationships with owner, architect, consultants, subcontractors, public.
  • Ensure company policies and procedures are implemented on projects.
  • Be an ambassador of the company both internally and externally.
  • Ensure compliance with union obligations.
  • Ensure project profitability, schedule adherence and customer satisfaction.
  • Develop recovery strategies when project schedule or budget are in jeopardy.
  • Ensure project teams submit monthly performance status reports regarding cost forecast, schedule and cash flow.
  • Review and update schedule, cost forecast and cash flow with Project Team monthly.
  • Ensure appropriate usage of administrative procedures (Prolog, CGC, Filing system, etc.).
  • Develop recovery strategies when project schedule or budget are in jeopardy.
  • Assist project team to develop and monitor the project schedule.
  • Ensure project safety standards and environmental programs are adhered to at all times.
  • Ensure resolution of all project disputes.
  • Ensure optimum utilization of labour, material and other resources across all projects.
  • Assist project team in establishing the construction plan and engineering methods.
  • Participate in project administration as necessary.
  • Supervise, mentor, coach and train project personnel.
  • Assist in securing new work by participating in estimates, working with subcontractors and/or participating in proposals and presentations.
  • Participate in tender closings.

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Education to include a four-year engineering degree, technical college diploma or equivalent combination of technical training and/or related experience.
  • A minimum of 10 years of construction experience.
  • Experience in Design Build or P3 projects
  • Experienced in working in Joint Venture’s with international partners
  • The proven ability to successfully manage large and complex construction projects.
  • The proven ability to effectively manage company administrative and field staff on major projects.
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction (technology, equipment, methods), industry practices, estimating/budgeting, scheduling and safety requirements.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to resolve project disputes with no management assistance.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, MS Word and Excel.

Necessary Competencies

  • Commitment to Safety
  • Drive for Results
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Problem Solving
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus
  • Directing Others
  • Managing and Measuring Work
  • Motivating Others

Supervisor Accountability

  • Supervise and assign responsibilities to project teams including project managers, superintendents, project coordinators and administrative assistants assigned to project
  • Manage Performance expectations and conduct Performance Evaluations of project staff
  • Provide advice, guidance, and direction to subordinate executives and managers toward their professional development.

Fiscal Accountability

  • Responsible for overall project profitability.
  • Negotiation of all subcontracts and purchase orders.
  • Pricing of change notices.
  • Approval of all project subcontract and material invoices.

Physical Demands Analysis

  • Able to perform in a fast paced environment.
  • Prolonged sedentary positioning.
  • Walking, lifting, equipment operation, etc.
  • Ability to carry drawings and diaries as required.
  • Ability to use stairs, ladders and climb over rough terrain.
  • Primary work location is head office or project site.
  • Project related travel anticipated.
  • Exposure to construction work site environment in all seasons.

Ideal Candidate:
• Only candidates with authorisation to work in Canada will be considered

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