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Manager, Project Development Based in Calgary, the Manager, Project Development, will report to the Vice President, Project Development. The Manager, Project Development will be responsible to promote, develop and manage Clark Builders strategic relationships to seek and attract business to ensure growth and success of the Southern Alberta Business Unit, and Clark Builders as a whole. This includes seeking opportunities across Western Canada. Duties/Responsibilities: - Execute the business development strategy to achieve growth targets - Initiate and maintain excellent relationships with new and existing clients in the primary strategic area of focus; seniors, healthcare, commercial, institutional, public assembly, residential, education - Recognize opportunities for business that may arise in secondary areas of focus: self perform concrete, metal building solutions, metal cladding solutions, solar and energy - Understand client needs and be able to communicate with confidence how Clark Builders can successfully meet those objectives - Research in order to identify emerging market opportunities and monitor competitor activities - Review and understand request for proposals in order to complete pre-qualification requirements for projects and attend pre-bid meetings - Work with the Estimating and Project Development team to provide and create proposal content, complete prequalification documents to successful outcomes, manage pre-construction estimates and create development strategies to secure projects - Help develop and implement market strategies and identify target market groups and areas - Attend pre-award meetings as required and assist in the negotiation of final contracts - Identify new work leads and manage lead follow-up, record keeping and information distribution - Follow up with clients after the award of a project to ensure superior customer service and identify opportunities for additional work - Assist other members of the in the development and creation of effective promotional literature for the business unit - Work with associations, industry and community groups to help develop the Clark Builders brand - Coordinate and facilitate Clark Builders industry outreach and networking events - Other duties and responsibilities as required Skills & Knowledge: - Track record of success with excellent relationships in the commercial construction business community - Well-established network of industry contacts - Strong personal motivation and business development skills needed to proactively generate and win major project opportunities - Proven ability to build strategic relationships with high level influencers - Resource development experience - Superior communication skills (verbal, written & presentation) - Friendly, outgoing demeanour with strong diplomatic skills to deal with a large variety of personalities with an ability to explain, defend and present ideas - Strong team player who is able to work effective with a wide array of individuals - Excellent organizational, analytical and negotiation skills - Capable of working under pressure to meet deadlines and prioritize work    Qualifications & Experience: - Post Secondary Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Business - A minimum of 10+ years relevant experience with a commercial construction company - Existing relationships with key stakeholders in the specific sectors of focus considered a definite asset - Strong knowledge and understanding of industrial site construction will be considered as asset - Proven track record in delivering and managing the preconstruction process for complex projects - Experience with estimating, project management, and/or preconstruction - Experience and success with RFQ/RFP response creation, content development, and execution from submission to award.
Job ID
2017-1513
CA-AB-Calgary
  HSE Advisor (Southern Alberta)   Reporting to the Southern Alberta Regional HSE Manager, the HSE Advisor will be required to assist with providing HSE leadership, support and recommendations to supervisors and workers in efforts to advance the Safety Culture of Clark Builders.    Duties/Responsibilities: - Have a working knowledge of the Clark Builders Health Safety & Environment Management System (HSEMS) - Advise and collaborate with the Project Management Team and Regional HSE Manager - Assist with the development and implementation of the Project Specific HSE Plan - Provide information applicable health, safety, and environment legislation and regulations - Assist in the development and implementation of the ERP - Verify that the applicable ERP procedures are part of the Project HSE Plan - Verify that site supervisors have adequately prepared their employees to act appropriately in emergency response situations Verify the project is following the Project Specific HSE Plan standards contained through auditing and observation - Provide support in the development of hazard assessments prior to project start, and during the life cycle of the project for medium to high level risk activities - Assist project personnel in conducting field level Pre-Task Hazard Assessments (PTA) when required - Conduct PTA audits for accuracy and relevance to the work being performed - Complete HSE training and orientations for project personnel - In conjunction with the Project Superintendent, accompanying local government OH&S inspectors during workplace inspections and verify corrective measures necessary to comply with legislation are taken - Evaluate the subcontractor’s pre-qualification documentation to determine the ability to achieve expected HSE performance - Monitor subcontractor safety performance and verify correction and redirection as needed - Perform audits and additional inspections as directed by project management - Verify that corrective actions identified during inspections are implemented - Evaluate HSE inspection reports to identify unsatisfactory performance trends - Assist in preparing trending reports for leading and lagging indicators and following up on any noted deficiencies - Prepare monthly HSE performance statistics and circulate to project management and as otherwise directed by project management - Provide support and recommendations with the incident investigation process - Assist with the implementation, communication and review of the project specific Emergency Response Plan - Assist with permitting requirements as defined by the client and Clark Builders Health Safety & Environment Management System - Maintain HSEMS documentation (HSE inspections, Pre-Task Hazard Assessments, Safety Data Sheets (SDS), Toolbox and HSE Meetings, etc.) - Attends client progress meetings, Contractor Start-Up meetings, daily/weekly various safety meetings - Maintains positive and professional working relationships while interacting and communicating with all levels of management, clients, consultants and visitors to promote safety - Collaborate with the WCB Claims Coordinator on injuries - Performs other related duties as assigned by Management   Skills & Knowledge: - Must have infrastructure construction industry field experience - Must be a leader of safety excellence, resourceful, organized and understand the principles of Health and Safety Management - Strong attention to detail, effective communication skills; confident interacting with key contacts in verbal, written and electronic form - Must display a high level of autonomy in order to prioritize work tasks and deliver results - Excellent interpersonal skills - Demonstrated willingness to contribute actively in team activities, sharing experiences and ideas - Ability to manage multiple assignments with tight timelines - Positive attitude, strong client focus and results driven - Excellent organizational skills that demonstrates the ability to resolve conflicting priorities - Ability to identify problems/issues, generate solutions, resolve conflict, and make sound decisions - Must have a good understanding of workplace health principles, industry best practices and standards, WCB Claims Management, Environmental and Provincial Occupational Health and Safety Legislation - Must have the ability to maintain confidential information - Multitask and work in a team environment - Able to influence and effectively communicate with others - Previous construction experience and knowledge of construction processes is required - Must have a valid Alberta drivers’ license   Qualifications & Experience: - Minimum 5 years - Professional designation preferred (CRSP, CSP, ASP, NCSO, etc.) - Standard first aid is required but advanced first aid / Emergency Medical Responder is preferred - Proficient/intermediate Microsoft Office Suite
Job ID
2017-1609
CA-AB-Calgary
Reporting to the Manager - Marketing & Communications, the Proposal Coordinator leads developing compliant and winning proposals. A strong team player and a leader with excellent communication, creativity, and organizational skills, this demanding position requires the ability to multi-task and efficiently meet multiple deadlines. Duties/Responsibilities: - Analyzing RFQ/RFP/EOI documents to ensure submissions are focused, creative, articulate, and compliant; - Calling and participating in strategic start-up meetings for new proposals and interviews; - Editing and proofing all written, technical components of proposals for content, conciseness, active voice, and correct grammar; - Works with team on proposal related tasks and ensuring that contributors submit complete information on deadline and editing their work for content and grammar; - Researching client and project information to provide thorough and thoughtful proposals; - Confirming the accuracy of each proposal’s content including phone numbers and reference information; - Printing, cutting, punching, and coiling proposals in addition to coordinating with print shops for more polished submissions; - Providing grammatical and writing support to the Project Development team and colleagues; - Maintaining electronic files for proposal documents. - Creating interview and presentation materials for the Project Development team (i.e. PowerPoint presentations, handouts, etc.) - Aid in posting profiles, text, images on the website and various social media outlets - Contribute to social media campaigns - Generate advertisements as needed - Contribute to Friday Facts and The Buzz - Aid with populating and maintaining the database Skills & Knowledge: - The ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and with confidence is essential; - Very strong attention to detail and an ability to work efficiently under tight deadlines is mandatory for this position; and, - Demonstrates initiative, a positive attitude, and a willingness to learn and adapt to change. Qualifications & Experience: - Bachelor Degree in English, Technical Writing, Marketing or Journalism (or related education) is preferred; - Ability to write technical content and marketing materials; - Intermediate experience with Microsoft Office suite, particularly Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel; - Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator); - Strong analytical, active listening, and problem-solving skills; - A keen eye for detail and a passion for delivering high-quality work; - Proven experience in prioritizing, multi-tasking, and meeting deadlines in high pressure environments; and, - An ability to maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality
Job ID
2017-1612
CA-AB-Calgary
Senior Project Manager (Calgary) Reporting overall to the Vice President, Operations; on a day-to-day basis the Senior 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 Senior 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. The Senior Project Manager is also responsible to foster and develop client, consultant, third party and trade relationships in the course of their duties. Duties/Responsibilities: Project Start Up: - Chair the project handover meeting from Project Development/Estimating - Conduct project trade buyout meetings - Conduct project startup meetings for individual trades - Utilities and site services applications - Permit applications. - Review and or prepare prime contract against submitted tender and/or proposal, ready for senior management review and client /consultant review - 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 including assistance with re-project hazard assessments, ongoing safety inspections, ongoing safety hazard assessment and other duties. - Understand and abide by the requirements of the CB Safety and Loss Prevention Policies and Procedures  - Understand and abide by the requirements of the local building authorities, develop and maintain relationships with permits and licensing personnel including building inspectors - Quality control planning. - Communications plan. - Create and manage schedule. - Strategic and fee enhancement planning. - Establish and manage client and corporate objective. - Modify project plan for success.     Project Execution and Document Control: - Track productivity and performance of the project. - Project accounting. - Manage stakeholder expectations - Chair the Quarterly operational review meetings - Manage staff assignments. - Prepare a cash flow project and manage the project in accordance with the cash flow requirements. - Advise management of pending risk elements and seek assistance on all risk matters or legal matters. - Establish and manage document control process. - Establish and manager the quality control plan. - Establish and manage the project schedule, including the implementation of the Last Planner System. - Chair trade, owner/consultant meetings and issue minutes. - Chair, site safety meetings and issue minutes - Project accounting and cost control, including working with project accountants - Monthly financial reports and eCMS, including the preparation of monthly project reports, both internal and external including the monthly MOR report. - Time cards. - PO and subcontract claims. - Client billings including preparation, payment, etc. - Dispute and claim management. - Lead and train project teams including developing and mentoring support staff including project coordinators, junior project managers - Resolve trade and performance issues. - Provide regular management of Key Project Indicators (KPI’s).   Project Close Out: - Prepare the project close out procedures including punch lists, start up and handover requirements - Manage the trade contractor deliverables for project close out, including startup, warranties, demonstration requirements - Administrative project closure.  - Trade/Subcontracts. - Prime contractor. - Commissioning and equipment start-up. - Training seminars. - City inspections. - Final and holdback invoices and payment - 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. - Ensure internal and external requirements are achieved. - Manage financial collection and closeout. - 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. - Minimum 10 years’ experience working in a Project Manager role for a Construction Management organization, managing construction of Commercial, Industrial or Intuitional buildings. - Can lead, mentor and motivate medium to large project teams. - Must be able to competently manage the construction process from project startup to project closeout for all sizes and levels of complexity projects. - Actively participate in career development opportunities - Undertake and receive required safety training in accordance with policies. Competencies:  - Networking and relationship building; - Customer focus; - Teamwork; - Interpersonal skills; - Results focus; - Integrity; - Leadership; - Managing for results; - Developing others; - Risk Management; - Creative thinking; - Conflict resolution; - Planning and organizing; - Decision Making; and, - Analytical thinking.
Job ID
2018-1618
CA-AB-Calgary
Project Manager, Special Projects Reporting to the Manager of Special Projects, the Project Manager will be responsible for the general overall duties and responsibilities of the project. The Project Manager is to ensure the overall project profitability, be fully responsible for defining specific assignments and duties with the Superintendent and Project Coordinator to suit the particular project requirements, be responsible for the development of and management of the Project QA/QC program in conjunction with the Project Superintendent and adhering to Clark Builders Policies and Procedures.   Duties/Responsibilities:   - Project Processing - Safety - Project Buyout - Planning and Scheduling - Quality Control and Quality Assurance - Cost Control - Equipment   Skills and Knowledge: - The ability to read, understand and interpret technical drawings and specifications. - The ability to plan and develop and monitor project schedules. - A basic understanding of Construction Contract Law, including ability to read and interpret Contracts and Lien legislation. - Maintain a positive and collaborative relationship with the client. - Fosters on-going professional relationships. - Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational skills - The ability to efficiently handle and administer multiple tasks on concurrently running projects - In addition to the minimal requirements: - Ability to complete projects on time and on budget while maintaining a high level of quality - Ability to find and follow through on opportunities to maximize project profits - Respect for Clark Builders team members as well as Project team members - Personal commitment to Clark Builders core values of Respect, Trust and Communication. Qualifications and Experience: - Project Management experience - A minimum of 3 years - 5 years working as a Project Manager - A thorough understanding of the Project Management processes, and systems - Preferred educational requirements include: A Post-Secondary Diploma in Construction End or the equivalent of a designated Professional Engineer or a Technical School graduate in a Construction related discipline.
Job ID
2018-1620
CA-AB-Calgary
Driver/ Yard Attendant     Summary Description:   The Driver/Yard Attendant is responsible for site deliveries of tools, material and equipment for NorthStar Equipment Rentals. The Driver/Yard Attendant will be responsible for the safe and courteous operation of NorthStar Equipment Rentals vehicles and equipment. They will be responsible for the loading and unloading of equipment and materials, accurate paperwork for deliveries and returns to and from sites in Calgary and the surrounding area. The Driver/Yard Attendant will be required to work both indoors and outdoors, year round in all weather conditions. They will be responsible to drive safely in all weather and road conditions. The Driver/Yard Attendant reports to the Branch Manager.   Duties/Responsibilities:   - Perform daily safety and maintenance checks on all required equipment - Safe and courteous operation of NorthStar Equipment Rentals vehicles and equipment - Responsible for timely deliveries and returns of tools and equipment - Responsible for safe and accurate loading of all vehicles for site delivery - Accurate completion of paperwork related to returns and deliveries - Consistent communication with warehouse staff and order desk - Package and send equipment for offsite repair shops - Responsible for general housekeeping in warehouse, yard and offsite storage facility - Other warehouse duties as required - Adhere to NorthStar Equipment Rentals policies and procedures     Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience:   Required to have a class 5 license and must be able to produce a clean driving abstract. Must have previous experience driving large vehicles and securing loads. Must be organized and able to work without direct supervision. A class 3 drivers license, general warehouse experience and knowledge of construction tools and equipment would be an asset.      
Job ID
2018-1621
CA-AB-Calgary
The Manager, Project Development (MPD) is a key member of the business unit leadership team and will be counted on as a key contributor to the growth and continued development of the operations of the Northern Alberta marketplace. A key component of this position is building relationships outside of the business, this will require a commitment of additional time outside of a normal workday. The MPD will be responsible to lead business development initiatives from the identification of opportunities that fit Clark Builders strategic business planning to the execution of project prime contracts. Leadership of preconstruction phase along with smooth transition to and support of the project teams through all phases of project delivery will also be key responsibilities for this role. In this position you will be working closely with the Proposal team to generate focused, concise and high quality responses to Expressions of Interest, Requests for Qualifications and Requests for Proposals. You will also be required to assist the team in producing materials for interviews and presentations, as well as participating in the interview or at the very least, the interview prep process. This position will report to the Vice President, Project Development. Duties/Responsibilities: - Initiate and maintain excellent relationships with existing and potential clients. - Understand client needs and be able to communicate with confidence how Clark Builders can successfully meet those objectives. - Review and understand request for proposals in order to complete pre-qualification requirements and attend pre-bid meetings. - Work with the Estimating and Project Development team to provide proposals, prequalification documents, pre-construction estimates and development strategies. - Help develop and implement market strategies and identify target market groups and areas. - Research in order to identify emerging market opportunities and monitor competitor activities. - Attend pre-award meetings as required and assist in the negotiation of final contracts.     - Identify new work leads and manage lead follow-up, record keeping and information distribution. - Follow up with clients after the award of a project to ensure superior customer service and identify opportunities for additional work. - Assist other members of the in the development of effective promotional literature for the division. - Work with associations and community groups to help develop the Clark Builders brand. - Other duties and responsibilities as required. - Along with estimating department, work with assigned project team to transfer proposal and bid information to Project Managers, Coordinators and Superintendents at project start-up. Skills & Knowledge: - Proven ability to develop strategic internal and external relationships with key stakeholders. - Superior communication skills (verbal, written & presentation). - Strong personal motivation and business development skills needed to proactively generate and win major project opportunities. - Friendly, outgoing demeanor with strong diplomatic skills to deal with a large variety of personalities with an ability to explain, defend and present ideas. - Excellent organizational, analytical and negotiation skills. - Capable of working under pressure to meet deadlines and prioritize work.   Qualifications & Experience: -  Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Business would be an asset - 7+ years relevant (commercial/institutional) construction experience (Project Management, Project Coordination, Estimating) - Strong knowledge and understanding of commercial construction will be considered as asset.
Job ID
2017-1488
CA-AB-Edmonton
Quality Manager, Energy & Resources   Summary Description:   The Quality Manager is responsible for the development, implementation and continual improvement of the industrial Quality Assurance/Quality Control Program. This position will lead the development of efficiencies and streamlining processes, and will ensure appropriate procedures are in place for maintaining high standards of product quality. The Quality Manager, Energy & Resources will provide functional leadership to a team of operational QA/QC Coordinators. This position will also plan, develop and implement all QA/QC programs/activities, provide resource services and mentoring to key personnel.   The Quality Manager, Energy & Resources will report to the Director, Operations, Energy & Resources.   Duties/Responsibilities: -  Work with project teams to develop, prepare and implement site specific QA/QC plans. - Promote performance improvement and quality assurance programs throughout the organization. - Maintain an ongoing understanding of the company’s business unit operations, strategic plans, and the related QA/QC risks and issues. - Research emerging QA/QC issues and drivers that impact business units in the Company. - Collaborate with key stakeholders to recommend risk mitigation through strategy and program proposals (procedures, training, design, resources requirements, etc.) to the management team. - Coach QA/QC and operational leaders in carrying out regular reviews of the quality program. - Monitor and report QA/QC System non-compliance; take corrective and preventive action and make recommendations where additional resources are required. - Develop audit and compliance processes and infrastructure to meet regulatory and client requirements. - Review and lead the development of consistent quality control policies, procedures, processes and guidance, in keeping with best practice and make recommendations on their implementation and application. - Develop, facilitate and coordinate corporate QA/QC training that addresses strategic priorities, regulatory requirements and growth of individuals. - Manage performance of direct reports. Set and communicate goals strategic direction and priorities to ensure success. Ensure plans are consistent with overall Corporate Quality Strategy. - Develop and maintain positive working relationships with industry associations, client Quality representatives, regulators and key stakeholders. - Identify opportunities for continuous quality improvements and implement programs to deliver these. - Assist in ensuring all site QC Personnel, Project Superintendent’s, Project Manager’s, Foreman, Trades personnel and other key personnel are conversant with all aspects of Clark Builders’ QA/QC manuals that they are accountable for. - Provide trouble-shooting expertise to manage any and all quality related issues that arise. - Adhere to Clark Builders’ policies and procedures.   Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience: -  A minimum of 5 - 10 years working knowledge of managing and developing Quality Assurance techniques and programs. - A related technical degree, diploma or trade certificate. - Must demonstrate a collaborative attitude in working with members of a team. - Strong written and oral communication skills. - Strong ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines. - Excellent leadership, change management and team building skills. - Ability to lead a project using own initiative. - Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build strong relationships and handle sensitive and critical situations and issues. - Ability to analyze and solve problems. - Able to lead strategically with long-term vision and sound judgment. - Demonstrated understanding of the construction sector through successes in implementing QC Strategy within medium or large organizations. - Able to interpret, evaluate and apply regulations, policies and procedures to a wide variety of work situations. - Good computer skills are essential. - Strong understanding and ability to interpret Orthographic, Isometric, P&ID drawings and construction contact documents.
Job ID
2017-1514
CA-AB-Edmonton
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER, ENERGY & RESOURCES – EDMONTON   We are seeking a knowledgeable and experienced business development professional to join our growing Energy & Resources team.   Based in Edmonton, the ideal candidate will have over 10-years work experience in sales and business development for construction services supporting energy and resource-based sectors.   Your responsibility is to bring forward established industry relationships and create strong visibility in key networks to help expand our business base in Edmonton and northern Alberta industrial markets.   You will demonstrate proven skills for gathering market intelligence on emerging opportunities, profiling industry pursuits and developing strong networks with decision-making levels at target clients.   As a key contributor to Clark Builders’ revenue and profitability targets, your role includes ongoing front-end leadership through opportunity identification, sales funnel development and pursuit management.   In collaboration with our marketing and estimating teams, you will successfully lead and complete client submissions for pre-qualification documents, requests for proposals and sales presentations.   The successful candidate will demonstrate a passion for customer relationships and have a can-do attitude, along with the ability to collaborate closely with colleagues in a strong team-based approach.   Your desire to work and succeed with industry leaders – both internally and externally – is visible through your superior communication skills, exceptional organizational tasks and strong personal motivation.   In addition to a strong industrial construction background, the ideal candidate is highly entrepreneurial and able to identify and pursue opportunities in supporting sectors such as food processing, power and utility infrastructure, renewable energy and manufacturing that contribute to divisional growth goals.  
Job ID
2017-1578
CA-AB-Edmonton
We are currently looking for candidates with proven experience in either of the following Project Management roles: - Project Manager - mid or high-rise multifamily or mixed use projects. - Project Manager - health care or assisted living projects. - Project Manager - tenant improvement projects.   Preference will be given to candidates who submit project lists and client references supporting either of these market segments.   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 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. The Project Manager role is diverse, and varies between each project.   The Project Manager is also responsible to foster and develop client, consultant, third party and trade relationships in the course of their duties. Duties/Responsibilities: Project Start Up: - Chair the project handover meeting from Project Development/Estimating - Conduct project trade buyout meetings - Conduct project startup meetings for individual trades - Utilities and site services applications - Permit applications. - Review and or prepare prime contract against submitted tender and/or proposal, ready for senior management review and client /consultant review - 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 including assistance with re-project hazard assessments, ongoing safety inspections, ongoing safety hazard assessment and other duties. - Understand and abide by the requirements of the CB Safety and Loss Prevention Policies and Procedures  - Understand and abide by the requirements of the local building authorities, develop and maintain relationships with permits and licensing personnel including building inspectors - Quality control planning. - Communications plan. - Create and manage schedule. - Strategic and fee enhancement planning. - Establish and manage client and corporate objective. - Modify project plan for success.   Project Execution and Document Control: - Track productivity and performance of the project. - Project accounting. - Manage stakeholder expectations - Chair the Quarterly operational review meetings - Manage staff assignments. - Prepare a cash flow project and manage the project in accordance with the cash flow requirements. - Advise management of pending risk elements and seek assistance on all risk matters or legal matters. - Establish and manage document control process. - Establish and manager the quality control plan. - Establish and manage the project schedule, including the implementation of the Last Planner System. - Chair trade, owner/consultant meetings and issue minutes. - Chair, site safety meetings and issue minutes - Project accounting and cost control, including working with project accountants - Monthly financial reports and eCMS, including the preparation of monthly project reports, both internal and external including the monthly MOR report. - Time cards. - PO and subcontract claims. - Client billings including preparation, payment, etc. - Dispute and claim management. - Lead and train project teams including developing and mentoring support staff including project coordinators, junior project managers - Resolve trade and performance issues. - Provide regular management of Key Project Indicators (KPI’s) Project Close Out:          Prepare the project close out procedures including punch lists, start up and handover requirements - Manage the trade contractor deliverables for project close out, including startup, warranties, demonstration requirements - Administrative project closure.  - Trade/Subcontracts. - Prime contractor. - Commissioning and equipment start-up. - Training seminars. - City inspections. - Final and holdback invoices and payment - 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. - Ensure internal and external requirements are achieved. - Manage financial collection and closeout. - 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. - Management organization, managing construction of Commercial, Industrial or Institutional buildings. - Can lead, mentor and motivate project teams with a hands-on approach - Must be able to competently manage the construction process from project startup to project closeout for all sizes and levels of complexity projects. - Actively participate in career development opportunities - Undertake and receive required safety training in accordance with policies.    
Job ID
2017-1597
CA-AB-Edmonton
Senior Project Manager, Energy & Resources Reporting overall to the Director, Operations; on a day-to-day basis the Senior 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 Senior 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 and timely fulfillment of all corporate and project obligations.  The Senior Project Manager will also be responsible for completing communications among all project team members and organizations to construct the project on time, within the budget and to the quality specified. The Senior Project Manager role is diverse, and varies between each project. Duties/Responsibilities: - Project Start Up: - Utilities and site services applications - Permit applications. - Quantity take-offs for various scopes of the project. - Finalize Prime Contracts. - Client Risk assessment. - Prepare project execution plan. - Establish project organization charts and staffing needs. - Assist in estimating, tender closeout, procurement management, project buyout and award and finalize project estimators.. - Setup project addition form, financials and billing schedule. - Prepare staffing and resources plan. - Prepare logistics planning. - Establish file management plan. - Prepare and issue letter of intents (LOI) and subcontracts. - Put in place bonding and insurance. - Safety planning - Quality control planning. - Communications plan. - Create and manage schedule. - Strategic fee enhancement planning. - Establish and manage client and corporate objective. - Modify project plan for success.   - Project Execution and Document Control: - Track productivity and performance of the project. - Manage stakeholder expectations. - Manage staff assignments. - Manage document control process. - Manage quality control plan. - Manage schedule. - Chair meetings and issue minutes. - Project accounting and cost control. - Monthly financial reports and forecasting. - Time cards – ensure accurate recording and coding. - Processing PO and subcontract claims. - Client billings. - Dispute and claim management. - Resolve trade and performance issues. - Provide regular management of Key Project Indicators (KPI’s).   - Administrate Project Close Out: - Subcontracts. - Prime contractor. - Commissioning and equipment start-up. - Training seminars. - City inspections. - Final consultant and schedule C’s. - Substantial completion certificate. - Warranty period. - Manage financial closeout - 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. - Other duties and responsibilities as required.   Skills & Knowledge: - Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. - The ability to efficiently manage 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. - Effective delegation and follow up. - 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. - Ability to coach and mentor direct reports - Can lead, mentor and motivate medium to large project teams - Must be able to competently manage the construction process from project startup to project closeout for all sizes and levels of complexity projects.   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. - Minimum 10 years’ experience working in a Project Manager role for a Construction Management organization, managing construction of industrial, light industrial, hard rock mining and/or oil and gas sector.  Competencies: - Networking and relationship building; - Customer focus; - Teamwork; - Interpersonal skills; - Results focus; - Integrity; - Leadership; - Managing for results; - Developing others; - Risk Management; - Creative thinking; - Conflict resolution; - Planning and organizing; - Decision Making; and, - Analytical thinking.
Job ID
2017-1607
CA-AB-Edmonton
CORPORATE ACCOUNTANT   Summary Description:   The Corporate Accountant is responsible for full cycle accounting functions for entities within the Clark Builders group. This includes monthly bookkeeping, account reconciliations and reporting. In addition, this individual may be responsible for assisting accounts payable or project accounting with reconciliations, document control or processing.   The Corporate Accountant reports to the Lead Staff Accountant and will also work on a number of projects and files led by the Controller.   Duties/Responsibilities:   Perform portions of full cycle accounting (not including payroll) for corporate entities including: Accounts payable, billings and collections, GST remittances, PST assessments, and/or preparation of draft financial statements for smaller corporate entities. Reconcile bank accounts and sub-ledgers to control accounts, including: A/P, A/R, prepaid and foreign exchange. Prepare correcting journal entries where required. Ensure company adherence to relevant accounting pronouncements (ASPE, Hochtief Group Accounting Manual). Prepare files and liaise with external auditors. Monitor and reconcile inter-company accounts. Provide a variance analysis of activity and prepare adjusting entries when required. Assist with fixed asset and inventory control. Provide assistance with budgeting and budget variance analysis. Liaise daily with Management, Accounting and Project Management. Maintain desk procedures for all areas of responsibilities. Adhere to Clark Builders’ policies and procedures.   Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience:   Educational and experience requirements include: Completion of a diploma in Accounting and at least 5 years of related work experience. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook as required for performing duties. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment are essential. A successful candidate will be thorough, details orientated, organized and excel at problem solving. As well, Construction/Property Management experience/exposure is an asset.
Job ID
2018-1615
CA-AB-Edmonton
Payroll Administrator Reporting to the Payroll Manager, the Payroll Administrator will primarily be responsible for hourly payroll. Duties/Responsibilities: - TimeTracker maintenance - ensure data for processing is correct and meets all applicable provincial and federal employment standard legislation. - Import timesheets from TimeTracker to CMS - Complete full cycle payroll for multiple companies - Prepare payroll related source deductions and remittances - Maintain database for new hires, employee changes and terminations - RRSP balance and remittance - Benefit plan balance and remittance - Establish and maintain field personnel files - Complete government requested earnings confirmations - Research and prepare historical data as required - Complete STD forms as required - Reconcile Employee A/R accounts - Create and file Web ROE’s - Experience with TimeTracker, CMS, and ROE web - Perform all other related duties as required Skills & Knowledge: - Excellent interpersonal skills - Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team - Proven ability to work in a high paced, deadline driven environment - Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality - Above average computer skills - Strong and demonstrated attention to detail - Knowledge of payroll best practices - Demonstrate professionalism when dealing with confidential and sensitive business and employee information - Ability to build strong working relationships with employees, this includes good customer service - Knowledge of the construction industry. Qualifications & Experience: - Minimum of 2 years HR and /or Payroll experience in a fast paced environment - Accurate and detail oriented - Post secondary diploma in accounting or Business Administration would be an asset - Payroll Compliance Practitioner Certificate - Professional certification through Canadian Payroll Association would be an asset  
Job ID
2018-1617
CA-AB-Edmonton
Reporting to the Chief Estimator, the Intermediate/Senior Estimator is responsible for providing Estimating services to support the Project Development and Estimating departments. The Intermediate/Senior Estimator will be part of the Estimating and Project team environments, and provide and coordinate full estimating services on large, complex work and various types of contracts. This includes the preparation of contract proposal estimates for one or more disciplines. The Intermediate/Senior Estimator will work on Conceptual Budgets, Design-Build Proposals and Hard Estimates, including quantity takeoffs, unit pricing, and sub-contractor pricing. The Intermediate/Senior Estimator will be part of the tender call and review of Supplier/Sub-Contractor quotes and awards. Please note this role is office based and the large majority of the individual’s typical work day is spent in a seated position using general office equipment such as but not limited to: computer, phone, printer, scanner, etc. Duties/Responsibilities: - Maintain Sub-Contractors/Supplier relations; - Maintain unit price and productivity knowledge and database; - Complete accurate and complete estimates; - Take part in Client meetings; - Confer with Engineers, Architects and Owners on changes and adjustments to cost estimates and assist in the preparation of studies, materials methods, recommendations and costs estimates as required; - Preparation of proposals and estimates for the Managers final approval prior to their presentation to potential Clients at bid closing; - Take part in Project Team meetings; - Maintain Career Progression plan; - Attend training courses as required by team leader; - Ability to perform basic internet and Intranet functions; - Lead training for Estimating team; - Mentor Junior Estimators; - Maintain and upgrade estimating software as required; and - Other duties and responsibilities as required.  Skills & Knowledge:   - Ability to manage multiple workflows and tasks concurrently; - Ability to prioritize workflows; - Ability to manage deadlines for completion of assigned tasks; - Comfortable working in a team environment; - Ability to lead in a team environment;  - Adapt to changing job requirements and direction from multiple sources; - Ability to navigate software packages; - Knowledge of scheduling packages and ability to build accurate schedules; - Ability to perform accurate quantity takeoffs both manually and electronically; - Communicate professionally through verbal and written methods; - Identify building materials and possible alternatives for cost reduction; - Develop Sub-Contractor work scopes for tendering; - Identify bonding and insurance requirements; - Take part in tender closings; - Understand Client requirements and incorporate; - Ability to chair and control meetings; - Ability to visualize end products without drawings; - Ability to schematically design project from clients requirements; - Able to derive alternate designs for cost or time savings; and - Ability to analyze risk associated to project.  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; - 2 years on-site experience; - 10 year office Estimating experience; - Thorough knowledge of company procedures, Estimating techniques, all Engineering disciplines, cost control systems and accounts required; and - Ability to estimate all types of projects/contracts, plus the ability to coordinate and supervise group work efforts is essential.
Job ID
2018-1613
CA-NT-Yellowknife