Construction Project Manager

City: Beausejour, MB, Canada
Title: Construction Project Manager
Category: Management & Professional
EmploymentType: Permanent

Staffmax Staffing and Recruiting is assisting our newest client with finding a Project Manager with Strong Construction Experience.
Located just outside of Winnipeg Manitoba

About the position, currently finishing up the preconstruction stage, our client is seeking a PM with Multiphase project knowledge, for a commercial (grocery store) site 200,000 sq feet in a moderately remote 1st Nations community. You will be required to visit occasionally for 48 hours or so, on an as-needed basis.

  • Once trained, this role will become 3 in-office, 2 work from home
  • Travel is fully paid for including meals and hotel, $60 per diem, with the use of a company truck

Pay and benefits:

  • Up to $145,000
  • Full benefits
  • RRSP and match (after 1 year)
  • Per diem - $60 per day
  • $600 vehicle allowance per month
  • Accountable for providing project management and direction for a project or portfolio of projects with annual revenues up to $25M, ensuring timely completion and profitability for all projects.
  • Involved in project planning and start-up, project financials, project pre-construction, project execution and close-out, and maintains a relentless focus on meeting and exceeding customer needs and expectations.
  • You will be responsible for managing and mentoring junior project management team personnel and possesses the technical, leadership, and communication skills necessary to complete a project from estimate to close-out with limited supervision.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Preconstruction in preparing, revising, and monitoring information regarding reports related to costs involved in developing the project budget
  • Manage the subcontracting process, which includes facilitating initial scope review meetings, finalizing agreed processes, developing subcontract scopes of work, and managing the subcontract distribution and final execution process
  • Direct the process of determining the quantity of budget estimates/deliverables to the client
  • Manage the project schedule and milestone dates, and ensure that close-out checklists are prepared and maintained during the project lifecycle
  • Maintain relationships and communication tools as needed with suppliers and other key project personnel to verify that materials, supplies, tools, equipment, and personnel are obtained and / or delivered when required
  • Review performance standards and metrics against which the team will be measured
  • Monitor the change management process, which includes identifying change events, submitting change notices, pricing and tracking change work, optional changes in project scope, and negotiating change orders with clients
  • Provide input into the completion of an organizational and responsibility matrix at the start of the project
  • Establish project teams, define roles and responsibilities, and facilitate project team meetings
  • Apply construction expertise to ensure proper project planning, scheduling, staffing, cost control, and project management
  • Review contract documents to obtain a clear understanding of deliverables, which will ensure project work will be completed on time and within budget
  • Manage the review and communicate objectives for critical milestones, budget, schedule, and client satisfaction measurements to project team members
  • Contribute as appropriate to the pre-award process by determining project scope, planning, and estimating
  • Assist in the input of regular status reports for company executives and project-steering committees, detailing status of the project and recommending actions to be taken
  • Monitor and control construction activities through effective teamwork and communication with on-site superintendents to ensure project is built on schedule and within budget
  • Address risk and implement corrective measures
  • Monitor and control progress, costs, and budgets throughout the project lifecycle
  • Take direct ownership/responsibility for the development, implementation, and execution of the Project Specific Safety Plan
  • Understand and comply with client requirements, Occupational Health and Safety regulations, and all applicable government laws and regulations
  • Review, approve, and closes out all incidents to support Continuous Improvement processes and feedback for the HSE group
  • Review the Field Surveillance Reports and initiate NCRs based on analysis and severity of findings


  • Construction related Degree, Diploma or hands-on trade’s experience is preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of direct experience as a Project Manager required within a commercial building setting
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, On-screen Takeoff, and Bluebeam is an asset
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