Project Manager

Location Hamilton (Ontario, Canada)
Type Full-Time Position
Wages Negotiable based on experience, Profit Sharing, Flexible benefits
Location Hamilton (Ontario, Canada)
Type Full-Time Position
Wages Negotiable based on experience, Profit Sharing, Flexible benefits

Job Description

The Project Manager is accountable for leading and delivering multiple projects of varying degrees of complexity and scale, from the Proposed Design and Bidding Stage through to on-site construction and effectively balancing the competing demands of quality, scope, time, and cost; ensuring projects are delivered on time and on budget.

Main responsibilities will include:

Business Development/Bidding

  • Prepares bid packages/proposals by engaging experts in engineering, designers/detailers, estimators, production and constriction in providing the necessary information in order to build a competitive bid.

Project Planning & Delivery

  • Integrates all the processes and functions involved in the project, including planning, engineering, design, construction, and other technical functions. Coordinates actions and decisions with these elements, resolving conflicts and settling issues arising by dealing with technical managers and Squad Leaders who are responsible for their respective technical phase of the project.
  • Reviews specifications and drawings to ensure understanding of what’s required within the contract and from the client, engaging Field Services and Engineering in the divisioning and sequencing of the project in the initial phase of preparing the plan, to ensure “constructability” in the field.
  • Provides oversight on day-to-day project delivery activities, assuring compliance with applicable statutory and contractual requirements.

Effective Interface with Client

 Interfaces regularly with clients, other key stakeholders, in order to ensure execution is in line with commitments and expectations.

  • Visits job sites with the client, building relationships and ensuring the project is moving along on target and issues and problems in the field are being resolved.

Troubleshooting

 Anticipates problems and proactively consults with other senior managers in identifying issues that may hinder the success of a project. Develops strategies and presents solutions to affected groups such as engineering, production, construction, union officials and others.

Planning & Staff Leadership

  • Assigns duties within the project team and renders necessary technical assistance to assure compliance with project budget, criteria, and deadlines.
  • Manages the activities of the project team to assure steady workflow, maximum production, compliance with deadlines and regulatory requirements and efficiency of operations.

Desired Skills and Experience

Required

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience as a mid-level or higher project manager, with at least 5 years of running complex projects.
  • Demonstrable record of project management on a major high value construction projects within the expected scope, quality, schedule, and budget. Experience must span the full cycle of a project.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with PMP Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®).

Desired

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in engineering, project management, business administration or a related field.

Skills, Knowledge and Competency Requirements

  • Knowledge of the Tekla System or other equivalent systems (e.g.: AutoCAD)
  • Knowledge in structural steel fabrication, connections and erection practices
  • Knowledge of construction methods, contingency planning; value added techniques
  • Knowledge of relevant Environmental & H&S Legislation
  • Ability to read structural and architectural drawings
  • A team player, who can interrelate and operate effectively with peers and other associates within a collegial, yet demanding, work environment
  • Ability to handle a variety of constituencies, juggle multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in a complex environment with multiple priorities.

Highly Developed

  • Organizational skills and the ability to be flexible in managing changing priorities
  • Leadership Skills
  • Communication Skills – Both Written and Oral
  • MS Project / MS Office
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Decision Making
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Negotiation Skills

Working Conditions

  • Travel – Must be able to travel at least once a month

Walters Group is committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

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