Project Manager

Trotter & Morton Group of Companies - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Whaler Industrial Contracting is a division of the Trotter & Morton Group of Companies that provides services to the oil and gas and heavy industrial sector in Western Canada. Whaler specializes in general and prime, mechanical and civil construction services for small and large projects, including maintenance and shutdowns.

Roles and Responsibilities

Manage and supervise day to day operations of all staff teams on all assigned projects
Initiate, review and oversee all required project administration and documentation as necessary to avoid claims and protect the best interest of the company and client
Ensure contract agreements are expeditiously secured, reviewed, processed and executed
Review, finalize and distribute project budget. Make all required budget updates and revisions
Conduct pre-construction turnover meetings for all assigned projects
Conduct planning meetings with the team throughout all phases of the project life cycle
Ensure all required permits and licenses are obtained and posted
Initiate set-up, monitoring and update of project schedule with project team
Coordinate all required procurement of materials and equipment, with emphasis on buyout plan to meet, or improve on, established schedule dates and budget costs
Responsible for subcontract agreement negotiation, preparation, processing and execution
Ensure all required submittal review, processing and approvals and submittal logs are set-up and maintained
Ensure release and expediting of all materials and equipment
Develop, submit and obtain approval of billing schedule of values. Prepare accurately and submit on time. Collect all payments, progress billing and holdback receivables on or before due dates
Price, negotiate and process all change conditions and change work order. Maintain all required change related and change order logs
Oversee all tools and equipment rentals, ensuring unused tools are returned immediately
Responsible for overall financial performance of assigned projects, including continual cost control, management and forecasting
Establish project baselines with team. Measure and review variances throughout project life cycle
Manage all subcontractors and suppliers
Review, approve and process all subcontractor and supplier invoices
Assist Division Manager as necessary to address, resolve and settle project disputes and/or claims
Inform Division Manager of any major developments
Ensure all projects are closed out in an organized and timely manner. Conduct post-construction closeout meetings for assigned project
Manage recruitment process in accordance with company procedures
Ensure all projects are staffed with appropriate field forces and review labour productivity
Manage employees through performance appraisals and discipline
Ensure compliance with Company policies and procedures
Maintain positive and professional relationship with all customers, external and internal
Make constructive suggestions to the Division Manager on improving procedures, productivity and efficiency
Provide constructive feedback to estimators during and after the tender process
Make constructive suggestions to the Safety Manager and Quality Manager on improving procedures, productivity and efficiency
Continually review and report risks throughout the project with the Division Manager and project team

Required Skills

Professional, approachable and customer-service oriented
Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
Attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
Good mathematical and analytical skills
Ability to prioritize workloads and utilize planning & time management skills to adhere to strict deadlines
Strong oral and written communication skills
Foster open communication within team and organization
Ability to lead and foster a positive work environment
Be fluent and adapt throughout the project life cycle
Must be a visionary and enable team members

Required Experience

Minimum of five (5) years’ experience as a Project Manager
Mechanical Engineering Degree or Technologist Diploma is strongly recommended
GSC and/or PMP is strongly recommended
Journeyman Ticket is considered an asset
Experience in light industrial and water treatment facilities is strongly recommended

Additional Requirements

Travel within Western Canada may be required
This position may require significant time spent on construction sites

Our Commitment to Diversity

The Trotter & Morton Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to hiring talented, qualified professionals without regard to race, age, gender, or any other protected ground and to providing an environment without discrimination.

Every effort is made to provide fair and equal employment and development opportunities and to ensure that our policies regarding hiring, compensation, promotions, and transfers are based solely on skills and capabilities, job requirements, job performance, and other job-related criteria.

We thank all applicants in advance, however, we will only contact candidates selected for an interview.