Project Manager

Contract Full Time posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Industry: Construction

Summary: Join our team as a Project Manager and lead innovative projects that transform communities. This is your chance to make a lasting impact in a dynamic and supportive work environment.


  •  Reporting to the Manager of Building Design and Construction, this position is responsible for effective and efficient project development and/or project management to the standards required by legislation and the City. The projects include the construction of new facilities, state-of-good-repair projects, interior office space alterations, and renovations and additions.
  •  Project Development. Responsible for the development of projects and work orders from start to finish.
  •  Project Management. Responsible for all aspects of leading the project from start to finish. Provide expertise and technical/professional knowledge to advise other professionals in the delivery of project services to clients.
  •  Provide advice, guidance, and technical assistance for all projects. Coordinate the design and development of project drawings and specifications. Make recommendations in accordance with legislation and Corporate Standards. Ensure a positive working relationship with clients, area municipalities, and other Government bodies to ensure a coordinated construction.  creating the capital project synopsis summaries, project charter, project schedules, and governance.
  •  Project human resource leadership. Manage project teams including staff, external consultants, and contractors to effectively implement new construction and renovations. Identify tasks and assign responsibilities. Have overall responsibility for schedules and project budget, track progress, provide day-to-day guidance for decision-making, and inspect and supervise work.
  •  Financial accountability. Establish preliminary and final budgets for projects. Ensure budget control is in place and monitor expenditures during all phases. Coordinate the procurement process with Purchasing, Legal and project stakeholders. Ensure project delivery within the agreed budget and schedule. Analyze the impact of project deferrals, cost overruns, and delays and informs client groups. Recommend measures to ensure the project requirements are addressed accordingly.
  •  Effectively coordinate all documentation, including all correspondence from architects, engineers, building inspectors, contractors, and sub-contractors. Prepare detailed and timely status and progress reports on projects, attend meetings to present reports as required, i.e. Council, Committee meetings, various advisory and steering committees meetings. Create and implement a communication strategy for all projects to keep stakeholders informed. Attend public meetings to make presentations and respond to queries about construction projects. Ensure all closeout documents are acceptable. Establish and maintain project information to support management information systems (e.g. cost control sheet, quantity survey data, etc.)
  •  Advises and recommends. Use own personal expertise and technical/professional knowledge to compose or interpret technical reports, and provide recommendations and direction to other professionals in the delivery of project services to clients. Evaluate tender documents, engineering reports, and consultant proposals and makes recommendations for Council approval. Work collaboratively with other departments, committees, and various advisory groups. Provide advice, guidance, and technical assistance for all construction and renovation projects throughout the organization. Ensure a positive working relationship with clients, area municipalities, and other Government bodies to ensure coordinated construction.


  •  University degree in Engineering (Electrical) or an equivalent combination of education and experience in the application of the principles and practices of facility operations and construction.
  •  Over 5 years of progressive project development and/or implementation experience, in a state of good repair, renovation, and multi-phased major building projects, preferably in the public sector
  •  Strong administrative and budgetary skills involving building capital programs and operating budgets
  •  Over 5 years of experience managing professional staff, consultants, construction firms, and general contractors and leading project teams
  •  Professional designation
  •  Eng. Designation, PMP, or membership in Project Management Institute (PMI) preferred.
  •  Knowledge and application of project management methodology, construction techniques, and materials
  •  Demonstrated knowledge of applicable codes and government legislation including (but not limited to) the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its Regulations, the Construction Lien Act, The National Fire Code, Ontario Building Code, Construction Standards Association, etc.
  •  Exceptional communication skills both written and oral (English)
  •  Computer proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) project software and AutoCAD
  •  A valid Ontario Driver’s License Class “G” and the use of a personal vehicle for site
  •  Must be able to wear personal protective equipment