ABOUT THIS CAREER OPPORTUNITY

Black & McDonald’s Electrical ICI team is growing! If you are committed and collaborative professional looking to contribute to a hard-working, innovative team, this opportunity is for you.

This position typically reports directly to the Division Manager and is responsible for managing the department
operations in its totality including, business development, safety compliance, people and resources, estimating, sales,
project execution, profit/loss outcomes, and ultimately project performance in their project budget, schedule, general
performance, and profitability. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Grow the business by actively researching and pursuing new opportunities for growth
  • Identify and pursue opportunities for new client relationships
  • Oversee and/or prepare construction project estimates, final bids, and proposal submissions
  • Plan and prepare construction schedules and milestones and monitor progress against established schedules
  • Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with architects,
    consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors
  • Adherence to and implementation of quality control programs
  • Represent the company on matters such as business services and contracts negotiation
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate construction projects from start to finish according to schedule,
    specifications and budget
  • Prepare progress reports and issue progress schedules to clients
  • Direct the purchase of supplies and materials
  • Oversee department financial performance, i.e. accounts receivables, work in progress, and budget
  • Hire and supervise the activities of subcontractors and subordinate staff

COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS (Expert to Strategic Leader Level)

  • Business Development
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Continuous Learning
  • Customer Focus
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable
  • Problem Solving and Innovation
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Values and Respects Others
  • Maximizes Business Performance and Team Effectiveness
  • Strategic Perspective

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Technical diploma or degree in construction management, electrical engineering technology and/or equivalent trade experience and knowledge

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Several years’ experience in the construction industry, including experience liaising with clients
  • Proven ability to develop client relationships, identify new opportunities for growth
  • Proven skills in construction scheduling, planning, and execution
  • Contract negotiation and management

SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Entrepreneurial drive and business development
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Sales and negotiation
  • Ability to perform industry research and identify new opportunities for business growth
  • Contract negotiation and management
  • Construction scheduling, planning, and execution
  • Strong and confident leadership
  • Financial statements – read and comprehend
  • Business operations processes
  • Organization and time management
  • Willing and able to travel for business activities in and around Southern Ontario.
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s License

Black & McDonald welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.