Reporting overall to the Vice President, Operations; on a day-to-day basis the Project Manager will be reporting and taking direction from his/her or Project Executive in all aspects of the construction process on the project that they are assigned. The Project Manager working with the Project Superintendent will be responsible for and not limited to managing safety, quality, risks, maximizing project earnings, human resources and staff training, client expectations, accurate financial reporting and assuring efficient, timely, fulfillment of all corporate and project obligations, complete communications among all project team members and organizations to construct the project on time, within the budget and to the quality specified. Project Manager role is diverse, and varies between each project.
This position is required to travel within the prairie region.
Project Start Up
- Utilities and site services applications.
- Permit applications.
- Quantity take-offs for a various scopes of the project.
- Finalize Prime Contractor.
- Client Risk assessment.
- Prepare project execution plan.
- Establish project organization charts and staffing needs.
- Assist in estimating tender closeout and buy outs.
- Setup project addition form, financials and billing schedule.
- Prepare staffing and resources plan.
- Prepare logistics planning.
- Establish file management plan.
- Procurement management, project buyout and award.
- Prepare and issue letter of intents (LOI) and subcontracts.
- Put in place bonding and insurance.
- Finalize project estimates.
- Safety planning.
- Quality control planning.
- Communications plan.
- Create and manage schedule.
Project Execution and Document Control
- Track productivity and performance of the project.
- Project accounting.
- Manage stakeholder expectations.
- Manage staff assignments.
- Manage document control process.
- Manager quality control plan.
- Manager schedule.
- Chair meeting and issue minutes.
- Project accounting and cost control.
- Monthly financial reports and CMS.
- Time cards.
- PO and subcontract claims.
- Client billings.
- Dispute and claim management.
Project Close Out
- Administrative project closure;
- Prime contractor;
- Sub Contracts;
- Commissioning and equipment start-up;
- Training seminars;
- City inspections;
- Final consultant and schedule C’s;
- Substantial completion certificate;
- Warranty period.
- Support and grow ongoing sub-trade and client relationships;
- Assist in obtaining work by way of completing a portfolio of successful projects;
- Participate in project interviews;
- Participate in CBU Leadership; and,
- Other duties and responsibilities as required.
Skills & Knowledge:
- Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
- The ability to efficiently assist and administer multiple tasks.
- Analytical thinker to interpret information in order to understand issues.
- Ability to make decisions on a variety of levels of complexity, ambiguity and risk.
- Can define tasks and milestones to achieve objectives while ensuring optimal use of resources.
- Can prevent, manage and resolve conflicts.
- Questions conventional approaches, explores alternatives and provides innovative solutions.
- Can identify, assess and mange risks while striving to meet objectives.
Qualifications & Experience:
- A Post-Secondary Certificate/Degree in Engineering or the equivalent of a designated Professional Engineer or a Technical School graduate in a Construction related discipline.
- 5-10 years experience working in a Project Manager role with a Construction Management organization, managing the construction of Commercial, Industrial or Intuitional buildings.
- Can lead a small to medium project team.
- Experience must include competently managing the construction process from project startup to project closeout for small, medium, and large projects.
- Experience with Last Planner® System an asset.
- Experience with collaborative pull planning.
- Experience with Integrated Project Delivery an asset.
- This is a safety sensitive position.
- Networking and relationship building;
- Customer focus;
- Interpersonal skills;
- Results focus;
- Managing for results;
- Developing others;
- Risk Management;
- Creative thinking;
- Conflict resolution;
- Planning and organizing;
- Decision Making; and,
- Analytical thinking.