Assistant Project Manager

OCL Group - Fort McMurray, AB (30+ days ago)

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Reporting to the Project Manager, the Assistant Project Manager will be responsible for assisting the Project Manager in contractual planning, procurement, and design activities once a contract has been signed. The Assistant Project manager will be a point of contact with the client and a lead to the project team.

This position is project based on-site, North of Fort McMurray, AB. Accomodation and travel allowance provided.


Assist in preparation of material and subcontract requisitions.
Review of vendor quotations for compliance with technical and quality requirements.
Assist with review and approval of project purchase orders prior to issuance.
As required, follow up after purchase orders have been issued to ensure schedule compliance and expedite where required.

Engineering & Drafting

Supervising all drawing preparation, including review and approval prior to issuance.
Review of all welding requirements and co-ordination with the welding engineer/technologist in the preparation of welding procedures.
Keep up to date on industry and regulatory issues that may impact the client or product.


Supervise budget and schedule preparation, reporting to the Project Manager.
Supervise work order preparation.
Review, outline and incorporate technical requirements in to the product build strategy.

Project/Contract Activities

Oversee schedule and material status reporting.
Maintain a consolidated project report to total project cost and schedule status vs. planned schedule, budgets and contract obligations.
Maintain regular contact with client representatives on contract issues, schedule, delivery and technical issues.

Document Control

Assist in supervising all document control activities, including customer/client documentation, internal documentation, drawing & specifications, documentation relevant to regulatory bodies and document distribution.


CET, EIT or P Eng.
PMP Certification preferred but not required.
On-site brownfield plant experience in mechanical, structural, piping and electrical disciplines.
Minimum of 5 years experience in heavy construction preferably in the oil and gas sector.
Experience in production scheduling and labour budget preparation.
Sound knowledge of computer software such as CAD, Compress, EXCEL, Microsoft Project or Primavera.
A demonstrated background in project management and cost control.