ABOUT THIS CAREER OPPORTUNITY

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

The Project Manager is located in Ottawa, Ontario and reports directly to the Division Manager. The Project Manager will plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate construction projects from start to finish according to schedule, specifications and budget.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage and provide scheduling, planning, organizing of labour, subcontractors and materials
  • Ensure company safety policy is adhered to on all projects
  • Liaison with project owners, architects and engineers, general contractors, subcontractors, and tradespersons
  • Monitor and increase labour productivity
  • Responsible for Cost forecasting
  • Represent company in project meetings and attend strategy meetings
  • Prepare and submit construction project budget estimates as required
  • Review work/contracts/WIP for areas of risk and correct deficiencies

COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS

  • Change Orientation
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Customer Focus
  • Problem Solving and Innovation
  • Teamwork and Collaboration

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Degree or Diploma in

  • Construction Management
  • Engineering

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • 5-10 years’ experience in the construction industry
  • Experience in engineering design is considered an asset

SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Advance knowledge and understanding of:

  • Contract management
  • Construction scheduling, planning, and execution
  • Blue print reading
  • AutoCAD
  • Project structural design interpretation
  • Financial statements – read and comprehend
  • Established mechanical practices, procedures and techniques
  • Applicable local and provincial labour codes
  • Managing / leading union staff
  • Business operations processes
  • Organization and time management

Proficient user of:

  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Project)
  • Accubid

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.