Sr. Project Manager

Eiffage Canada - Burlington, ON (13 months ago)

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Organization Overview

Eiffage stands out in France and around the world for its exceptionally wide range of skills and technical expertise, with annual revenues of $20bn and 72,000 employees. The Group's business activities are focused on the construction industry, real estate development, civil engineering, metallic construction, road construction, energy and concessions. These interlocking areas of expertise enable the Group to tackle extremely ambitious projects.

Eiffage Canada (ICCI) specializes in concrete structure rehabilitation, new bridge construction, bridge jacking, steel member repair, expansion joint replacement and complete structure replacement. Additional projects include hydroelectric facilities, pedestrian bridges and specialized formwork within infrastructure. Eiffage Canada also offers a wide range of schedule and value engineering solutions.

Eiffage Canada head office is located 3455 Landmark Road Burlington, ON L7M 1T4

Position Overview:
The Senior Project Manager – Infrastructure reports directly to the General Manager for their region and will have an in-depth knowledge of civil construction, in particular Structures and Bridge work.

The projects will vary geographically depending on the company's Work On Hand. You will be flexible, willing to travel and/or relocate based on the needs of the company.

Health & Safety:
Responsible for Health & Safety performance on site.
Ensures that Safety Risk Assessments are carried out prior to undertaking a new activity.
Performs regular audit of work site to ensure that Health & Safety Requirements are being met, bringing all infractions to the attention of the Superintendent (Super) and the Project Manager (PC).
Consults Safety Department and seeks support whenever necessary.
With assistance from Safety department, PM will interact with any regulatory body regarding safety infractions and corrective actions.
Ensures identification and reporting of near misses, incidents and accidents to the Safety Department.
Promotes Safety Culture and the goal of Zero Harm to the employees and the public.

Planning & Scheduling:
Responsible for the project pre-planning phase (hand-off meeting with Estimating, kick-off meeting, Budget 0% meeting prior to commencement of construction on site)
Develops Project Baseline Schedule to meet all requirements of client and contract documents. Seek input from Super and management on feasibility and constructability.
Responsible for all Project Preplanning to ensure project starts on time and runs smoothly; including but not limited to the following activities:
Defines, schedules and implements major procurement (POs and Subcontracts), with the support of Purchasing Department
Defines and schedules equipment requirements and ensure mobilization of such Equipment with the support of the Equipment Department
Schedules labor and supervision resources and ensures timely mobilization of such resources
Defines, schedules and monitors Engineering deliverables and Shop Drawings
Prepares project specific Quality Control and Submittal Checklists
Prepares and review initial budget with condensed associated cost codes. Analyzes individual activities to identify potential savings or shortfalls.
With PC and Super reviews 3 week look ahead schedules, expanding on each construction activity. This should include an outline of the required equipment, labor, subcontractors and materials.
Continually follows up with PC regarding 3 week look ahead schedule to ensure the work remains on track.
Monitors and prepares Project Schedule Updates to ensure project remain on track.
Reviews with PC and Super any ongoing delays or potential future delays as soon as possible and develop potential mitigation measures.

Responsible for on time procurement of long lead items at pre planning stage.
Utilizing Weekly 3-week Look-ahead, ensures PC develops a list of all required equipment, labor, subcontractors, and materials and placed the required orders.
Reviews Quantity Take-offs prepared by PC from contract and shop drawings prior to ordering materials
Reviews Comparative table issued by Fe for Purchase Orders and Subcontracts
Reviews all site level Requisitions for proper coding and forward to responsible parties.
Ensures FE sends all Purchase Order (PO) to supplier for execution prior to material arriving on site. If required, all Insurance certificates should be requested from supplier at this time.
Sets up and initiates Subcontracts, develops Bid Items, scope of work (inclusions / exclusions) and schedule for Subcontracts. Ensures that Subcontracts are reviewed and signed-off by General Manager and that they are executed prior to commencement of work on site.
Signs off Payroll and Project Expenses

Reviews and analyzes all contract drawings and specifications.
Reviews and analyzes all shop drawings prior to implementation on site.
Defines execution strategy (self-performed and subcontracted works)
Manages project team responsible for construction (Field Engineer, Superintendent, QC if applicable)
Organizes and chairs weekly project team meetings
Prepares Work Plans and chairs Pre-Activity Meetings
Ensures project is delivered to schedule and on budget

Quality Control:
Defines, schedules and oversees preparation of all submittals required by Contract Documents with assistance of PC
Defines Quality Assurance / Quality Control requirements in line with Contract Documents
Ensures Inspection and Test Plans, as well as associated Checklists, are established prior to construction and implemented during construction (with necessary records).
Manages Material Approvals
Manages Non-Conformance, Corrective and Preventative Actions
Perform inspection of critical construction activity to ensure that the work is meeting the required QC specification and tolerances.
Follows up with PC/Super that all QC measures outlined are being implemented.

Must have a minimum 8+ years' experience as a Project Manager
Civil or Structural engineering degree or equivalent training and experience
Progressive career growth and shows initiative in professional development
Must have experience in: self-perform, concrete, structures, bridges and bridge rehabilitation
Experience with managing subcontracts
Experience with Ministry of Transportation and/or Alberta Transportation contracts is considered an asset
Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction (technology, equipment, materials, negotiation, engineering, estimating, scheduling and safety)
Willing to relocate and/or travel to projects throughout Canada

Compensation and Benefits

Competitive salary based on experience and knowledge of the Heavy Civil Industry. Salary range $90k to $140k
Eligible for bonus, based on company and personal performance
Benefit package that includes, health
This is a full time permanent role
Eiffage Canada is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants' needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Recruiter to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process. Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.