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Project Manager, Industrial Construction

Responsible for the overall construction of industrial projects assigned. This position provides administrative direction for the projects and is responsible for the overall project performance including, costs, schedule, safety, quality and project status.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the planning and implementation of assigned projects
  • Responsible for the overall project performance including schedule, budget, quality and safety
  • Review the project plans and specifications and comment on the building design, scheduling, possible cost savings measures and potential construction problems
  • Maintain excellent relationships with municipalities, clients, architect, consultants, subcontractors, and internal project team
  • Prepare and obtain Building Permits by coordinating drawings and information required for the application and approval process and assist in obtaining all other municipal permits
  • Prepare and issue the project tender packages, including scopes of work customized for the specific project
  • Review quotations and provide bid analysis and recommendations for approval
  • Award the subcontracts and supplier contracts and provide subcontracts and purchase orders for execution
  • Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities and provide updates to all stakeholders
  • Provide timely and effective project reporting including monthly project status reports, cost forecasting, cash flows, schedule updates, safety and quality updates and issues
  • Provide direction and support to project coordinators that includes mentoring, coaching, supervising and assessing performances
  • Initiate and control a request for information process for all project issues and inquiries
  • Organize, oversee and provide minutes for applicable meetings required for the projects including consultant, subtrade, client and internal meetings 
  • Responsible to obtain project specific insurance and to confirm the required subcontractor insurance is in place and up to date
  • Expedite all shop drawings and approvals
  • Set up files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured
  • Understand and enforce contractual responsibilities, contract documents and provide dispute resolution
  • Handle all change orders including tracking, negotiating, processing and assessing cost and schedule impacts
  • Prepare/verify and monitor progress billings from subcontractors and suppliers including confirming final holdbacks
  • Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project
  • Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that the work meets the specifications
  • Monitor site safety and ensure that the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Beedie Health and Safety policies are enforced on site
  • Ensure that as-build drawings are prepared on an ongoing basis by all trades during the construction period and issue at project close
  • Ensure all required municipal inspections are performed and obtain the required occupancy permits for the project
  • Review and confirm work required is complete and recover all project Letter of Credits
  • Oversee project closeout and evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase and provide a final report on the lessons learned
  • Prepare and expedite project deficiency lists and deliver completed projects over to the service and warranty group
  • Other duties as required

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Post-secondary education in Construction Management or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years’ experience in the construction field, preferably on industrial construction projects
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively manage, timelines and budgets to ensure delivery of project objectives
  • Previous experience in developing detailed project plans using project management tools and methodologies
  • Strong planning and execution skills
  • Superior analytic, problem solving and judgement skills
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively communicate ideas and actions to those at all levels of the organization
  • Experience with process redesign, process mapping and documentation
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, challenging and constantly changing work environment
  • Strong technical skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); MS Project
  • Current knowledge of project management tools including Microsoft Project and scheduling software
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