Job Posting: Project Manager

Position Information

Position Title: Project Manager

Reports To: Senior Project Manager

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Job Summary: The Project Manager is responsible for day-to-day management and oversight of the project including, but not limited to, scheduling, trade coordination, trade contracts, budget management, quality and safety. 

Required Education and Experience

Education:

  • University Degree/Technology Diploma in Engineering or a combination of education and industry experience

Experience:

  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in a similar role
  • Computer literacy including working skills in Microsoft Office and cloud-based software

Job Duties

  • Ensure all document control requirements are up-to-date and detailed to create the records of events
  • Complete schedule with input from Project Supervisor and Trade Partners using MS Project
  • Ensure compliance with all Occupational Health and Safety Acts/Construction Safety Act regulations applicable to the province in which the project is being executed
  • Prepare contracts and scope-of-work for Trade Partners
  • Assist in procurement processes if, and when, required
  • Hold and lead Trade Partner award meetings and ensure the contracts and scope are aligned with the project goals and contract requirements
  • Review shop drawings and submission requirements prior to submissions
  • Establish and monitor construction work schedule including “look ahead” schedules
  • Update schedule weekly and ensure Superintendent look aheadsare aligned with master schedule
  • Mentor and inform all subordinates of processes and procedures

Job Capabilities/Performance Standards

  • A proven track record or project success and team collaboration
  • Outstanding leadership and organizational skills with the ability to effectively influence others and successfully resolve a variety of client, project and technical issues to bring the project to successful completion
  • Strong knowledge of construction and project methodologies
  • A passion to develop , maintain and execute the project schedule
  • Good computer skills and previous experience with scheduling software
  • Knowledge of the local market
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