Project Manager

Reports to: Senior Vice President

Position Scope

The Project Manager leads, directs and coordinates the daily management of the assigned project(s). In this role the Project Manager shall prepare project estimates and monitor project costs through inspections, work observation, testing, tendering, budgets and the project schedule. This leadership position is accountable for the overall performance of the project including costs, schedule, quality, project status, and adherence to company policies and procedures. More importantly, the Project Manager will manage a successful team and help develop future construction professionals.

Reporting to the Senior Vice President, the Project Manager shall ensure administrative contractual obligations are fulfilled in accordance with contract documents. They shall maintain cost-effective and mutually beneficial relations with sub-trades, suppliers, and maintain regular communication with project Owners/stakeholders. This is a demanding role that requires the incumbent to have knowledge of all construction disciplines, cost control, scheduling and safety regulations. This position requires a superior understanding of the pre-construction process typified by technical skills acquired through post-secondary education and a commitment to life-long learning.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Defines the scope of new projects, setting up goals and developing a project plan 
  • Lead projects from planning to execution, defining details of project scope, key timelines, budgets, resource allocation, schedules, deliverables and goals
  • Coordinates the flow of information between involved parties in different teams, contractors, and locations, and schedules installations
  • Coordinates teams for projects and ensures teams work together productively and efficiently
  • Responsible for accurate and timely production of purchase orders, subcontracts, equipment, insurance, permits and bonds
  • Builds strong, positive client relationships based on regular and clear communication
  • Handles materials ordering, paying close attention to budgetary requirements. 
  • Monitors resource requirements and coordinates staff accordingly
  • Manages project site to ensure operations are achieving daily goals
  • Tracks project progress and budgets, conducts regular project reviews with management, and analyses project metrics
  • Identifies areas of process improvement and adjusts procedures accordingly
  • Resolves problems with subcontractors, suppliers and employees when necessary 
  • Monitors projects for safety compliance and quality assurance, compiling evaluations and reporting on project progress and results
  • Maintain skill relevancy through on-going education and training.

Personal Attributes

  • Accountable
  • Self-motivator and self-starter
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Positive attitude and approach to problem solving
  • High emotional intelligence and strong professional acumen


  • B.Sc. in Engineering, C.E.T., and/or PMP preferred. Equivalent combination of technical training or very strong trade/field experience and knowledge may be considered
  • 5-10 years’ experience in multi-family and/or single-family construction
  • Strong project management and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to handle criticism and diffuse confrontational situations
  • Proficient computer skills, including; Project Management, Job Cost, MS Office, Job Cost and strong foundational financial software literacy
  • Excellent logic and problem-solving skills with the ability to assess given information and make good decisions
  • Strong competency with construction/project management methodologies
  • Ability to travel frequently with projects 
  • Ability to develop and execute project:  financial and schedule goals

Direct Reports

Site Superintendent(s), Project Field Staff (i.e. Labourers, Equipment Operators, Carpenters, etc.)