Black & McDonald’s Atlantic team is growing! If you are an independent, enthusiastic, and driven professional searching for an opportunity to build a solid foundation for your career, this position is for you.

Black & McDonald Limited (Atlantic Region) is actively seeking an Electrical Project Manager/Estimator This position reports directly to the Utility Department Manager for the Moncton, NB location. The position involves working on a full-range of projects which would include utility, civil, electrical, industrial, government and institutional markets

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide leadership for assigned projects in regard to cost, schedule, quality, safety and contract performance
  • Prepare proposal documents, adhere to tendering procedures, examine and analyze tenders
  • Maintain tendering process, understand cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures.
  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with all stakeholders including Black & McDonald team members, clients, consultants, trades, subcontractors, vendors, suppliers, and the community, while keeping them informed of relevant information
  • Plan, prepare, monitor, and manage construction schedule and milestones
  • Ensure work is performed in compliance with applicable standards - i.e. HSE regulations, company policies and procedures, and contact requirements
  • Monitor and report on progress, labour productivity, work outcomes, budget, cost and forecast
  • Review work/contracts/WIP for areas of risk and correct deficiencies
  • Ensure material and equipment are available to tradespersons
  • Ensure monthly cost forecasting and checklists are completed accurately and on time
  • Ensure accurate productivity reports are completed weekly
  • Secure utility electrical business in New Brunswick and visits to potential and existing accounts to generate business
  • Travel to various sites or clients to undertake the above
  • Update Estimating Computer Program (ACCUBID)
  • Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with clients, suppliers, subcontractors and consultants
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Communicates Effectively
  • Change Orientation
  • Hold Self and Others Accountable
  • Customer Focus
  • Problem Solving and Innovation
  • Teamwork and Collaboration


Degree or Diploma in Project Management or Construction Engineering Technology, Journeyperson Electrician or Power line technician, Construction Management or Electrical Engineering


  • 3-5 years in the Electrical or PLT or Civil Industry would be considered an asset


  • Construction scheduling, planning and execution
  • Adhere to tendering procedures, examine and analyze tenders (commercially and technically)
  • Maintain tendering process, understand cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures
  • Business operations processes
  • Established division practices, procedures and techniques
  • Organization and time management
  • Liaise, consult and communicate with engineers, suppliers, owners, contractors and subconstractors
  • Motivated and able to work with deadlines - either independently or in a team environment
  • Willing and able to travel throughout New Brunswick and PEI as needed

Intermediate user of:

  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Project)
  • JD Edwards or an Oracle-based ERP system would be an asset
  • Accubid estimating software would be an asset
  • Procore PM software would be an asset