Organize and manage all facets of projects ranging from $50,000 to $30 Million including commercial renovations, expansions and new construction
Create and execute construction schedules and project work plans, monitor progress and revise as appropriate to meet changing requirements
Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients , suppliers and subcontractors
Manage changes in scope made by client and sends change orders and estimates to client for approval within two weeks of identification
Responsible for project health and safety planning
Responsible for quality control by applying company quality control methods to ensure project requirements are met.
Coordinate, manage and communicate with subcontractors and effectively deal with challenges such as delivery, labour, scheduling and payment disputes.
Conducts ongoing review of deliverables to make sure the full scope is achieved before final client signoff
Facilitates team and client meetings effectively, documents minutes and distributes in a timely manner.
Effectively communicates relevant project information and resolves or escalates issues in a timely fashion
Effectively manages all facets of project close-out, including final deficiency completion, client walk- through, after sales service, and O&M manual completion
Liaising with authorities and regulatory agencies
Prepare and submit construction project budget estimates
Assist with proposals and estimating projects when required, and for related changes to the project scope
Oversee the tendering and awarding of sub-trade contracts when required
Review and approve progress billings from subcontractors
Review and approve Company staff hours allocated to project
Together with accounting, prepare client invoices and follow up on collections and overdue accounts receivable
Monitor project costs to budget, creates cost-to-complete projections and prepares monthly profit estimates.
Prepare progress reports and issue progress schedules to clients
Ensure project files are complete, current and filed in the appropriate location – electronic and paper so that all team members can access them.
Ensure all project tracking tools and logs (RFI, Change Order, Subcontract, Shop Drawings, etc) are maintained and current.
Reviews and approves project health and safety records
Able to set and manage client expectations
Displays professional image and approach with clients, consultants and suppliers and sub-contractors
Develops strong client relationships resulting in additional future business or add-on business to project
Continually seeks opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships, with the goal of obtaining a written reference on every project
The Project manager is responsible for all aspects of projects (projects can range from $50,000 to $30,000,000) including cost, revenue and customer satisfaction.
The Project Manager is accountable for decisions regarding architectural, major structural, schedules and budget issues within reason and decisions with major financial impacts are deferred to VP of Operations.
University degree in construction, engineering or related field or college diploma in construction technology or equivalent combination of skills and experience.
Typical pre-requisite to becoming a Project Manager is 3 - 5 years of construction experience as
coordinator, estimator or field work
Track record of successful projects (time ,budget, scope) with satisfied customers
P. Eng, CET, PMP or Gold Seal certification preferred.
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Experience in various forms of commercial construction, including industrial buildings, office, retail, institutional, multi-family residential, etc.
Understanding of local building codes, materials and construction standards.
Familiar with project scheduling tools, such as MS Project
Time management and multi-tasking to achieve deadlines
Leading teams and gaining support for mutual objectives
Attention to detail
Tact and ability to deal with difficult issues and people