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Sr. Construction Project Manager

Toronto
Job Order: MG-1338

Job Responsibilities

 

The Construction Project Manager (CPM) will be responsible for all aspects of project management, including startup, obtaining building permits, preparing tenders, budget estimates and construction schedules. The CPM will work with in-house and external construction personnel to ensure project construction is executed in a timely and efficient manner while maintaining integrity of design, and will work closely with the organization to ensure feasibility and costing of projects. ​

Core Competencies:

  • Customer Focus
  • Communication
  • Energy & Stress
  • Team Work
  • Quality Orientation
  • Time Management
  • Adaptability/ Flexibility
  • Creative and Innovative Thinking
  • Decision Making and Judgement
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Problem Solving
  • Result Focus
  • Accountability and Dependability
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Mediating and Negotiating
  • Providing Consultation
  • Leadership
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Staff Management
  • Enforcing Laws, Rules and Regulations
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Development and Continual Learning\

Job Duties:

  • Manage project startup, building permits, Construction Management process
  • Prepare Tender Process, Budgets Estimates, Construction Schedules, progress and monthly reports
  • Review and comment on shop drawings along with Design Manager
  • RFI's, invoices and control document process
  • Attend and run client meetings at proposal stage and determine feasibility of project with manager
  • Observe that Work Safe Practices are being followed during site visits
  • Verify the accuracy of change orders and ensures change orders are signed by client
  • Manage completion requests and Tenant Occupancy dates and Project close out
  • Ensure all contractual issues are resolved and dealt with in a timely manner
  • Coordinates and directs the buy-out of trade contracts including a scope of work review
  • Finalize all sub-trade contractual issues
  • Prepare contract with trades
  • Manage internal or external contractors or trades during tender process
  • Primary liaison with site superintendents and sub-trades
  • Provide construction direction and oversight to project team comprised of designers, estimators and PCs
  • Coordinate Site Superintendents and project workforce needs
  • Familiarize the project team with the terms of the project contract (Contract with Owner) and proposal
  • Identify suitable cost engineering offerings for clients. ​
  • Provide recommendations to client on all bid summaries
  • Maintain rapport with clients
  • Establish a Project Charter for each approved project, defining the projects goals, objectives, risks, assumptions, staffing levels, roles and responsibilities, work breakdown structure, milestones, and deliverables.
  • Manage project activities throughout lifecycle, including the allocation of adequate resources, scheduling, documentation, budget, and other factors necessary for success.
  • Plan all project timelines, milestones, deliverables, and micro-deliverables using the appropriate software tools and/or PM methods.
  • Organize project teams into suitable workgroups and guide the teams throughout their efforts to produce deliverables according to specification.
  • Establish and deliver mechanisms for tracking project progress and reporting to stakeholders via a formal communications plan.
  • Track all project costs to ensure completion within budget; procure extra budget funding where necessary.
  • Closely monitor the efforts and billing of third-party workers, such as consultants, contractors, and other specialists.
  • Identify and resolve conflicts within project teams and associate work; create contingency plans to mitigate risk.
  • Manage project dependencies.
  • Conduct project post mortems in order to identify areas for improvement; make recommendations based on findings.
  • Oversee total construction effort to ensure project is constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule.
  • Interface with client representatives, architect representative, subcontractors, security, etc.
  • Plan, coordinate and/or supervise activities of all company personnel on assigned project(s).
  • Authorize/approve all project personnel transactions, purchase requisitions, change requests, etc.
  • Ensure all company, client, and project policies, procedures, standards, etc., are adhered to.
  • Interpret policies as required.
  • Provide direction to planning, scheduling, and engineering functions as required.
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor's direction.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent
  • Residential and Commercial experience
  • Completion of a Construction, Building Technology Diploma or Engineering Degree
  • Technical Diploma, Professional Engineer, C. ​E. ​T. ​, Gold Seal Constructor or PMP
  • 10+ years of direct work experience in construction project management.
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics, field drawings and plans
  • A solid understanding of all construction trades and construction techniques
  • Strong management, delegation, planning and leadership skills
  • Effectiveness in the areas of construction safety and productivity
  • Knowledge of local, provincial and federal workplace compliance regulations, ordinances and legislation
  • Commitment to working in a team environment, with established team building abilities
  • Strong communication, leadership, integration, problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work safely in a construction environment
  • Superior leadership qualities with a demonstrated track record of dealing successfully with internal and external customers
  • Results-oriented individual with the ability to interpret and effectively manage multiple and competing priorities and time lines
  • Understanding fundamentals of contracts and experience in managing contractors under the terms of a contract
  • Knowledge of OH&S regulations and related building codes
  • Demonstrated success in project delivery and execution of project management methods.
  • Highly effective negotiation, diplomatic, and conflict resolutions skills.
  • Superb creation and facilitation of meetings, feedback sessions, and briefings in order to create consensus among stakeholders.
  • Able to effectively communicate with all types of staff, including laborers, technical, professional, and upper management.
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with business units, corporate departments, key managers, and other stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise necessary cost control measures
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft computer software (e.g. Excel, Word, etc.) and email
  • First Aid skills and/or certificates are considered assets
  • Flexibility to adjust to shifting priorities and deadlines.
DATE POSTED 2016-04-04

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