ABOUT THIS CAREER OPPORTUNITY

Black & McDonald’s Ottawa team is growing! If you are a dynamic individual searching for career advancement and the opportunity to lead a team in pursuit of a strategic vision, this position 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 electrical construction projects from start to finish according to schedule, specifications and budget. Emphasis is placed on estimating, reporting and monitoring progress, planning, scheduling and dealing with project change under the direction of the Electrical Division Manager.


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

  • Engineering
  • Business

Experience in the electrical trade may substitute for education requirements.

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • 10 years of project management experience in the construction industry
  • Experience managing electrical construction projects is considered an asset

SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge and understanding of:

  • Contract management
  • Construction scheduling, planning, and execution
  • Estimating
  • Established electrical practices, procedures and techniques
  • Managing / leading people
  • Business operations processes
  • Organization and time management

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.