Project Manager/Gérant de Projet

LRO Staffing - Montréal, QC (30+ days ago)

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About the Opportunity

What’s important to a Construction Project Manager and what makes an opportunity stand out? Exciting and innovative major projects? Autonomy? Strong Leadership/Support? Opportunities for growth/career progression?

LRO Staffing is working with one of our existing clients to help them with some exciting growth in Montreal and the opportunity we’re recruiting for offers all of the above – along with competitive salary and benefits of course!

With recent project wins, this established electrical contractor will be providing essential services to the development of one of Montreal and North America’s most significant transport infrastructure projects over the next 5 years. With a strong pipeline of other projects coming to fruition as well, this is an exciting team; They are planning big things and looking for the right people to grow with them to do something special. Over the last 10 years, this business has shown impressive growth and we’ve seen no signs of them slowing down any time soon!

Duties for this position include but are not limited to:
Taking note of the technical and administrative specifications of the project to be executed, including plans and specifications
Communicating with clients to schedule the works
Following up on the progress of the work and providing reports to customers as needed
Preparing a work schedule using Microsoft Project and following up weekly
Preparing a work schedule over 3 weeks and following up weekly
Participating in work progress meetings with the client
Ensuring communication and constant coordination with various teams under construction
Ensuring communication and constant coordination with warehouse foremen
Controlling the inventory of warehouse materials
Ensuring communication and constant coordination with subcontractors
Actively participating in internal coordination meetings
Notifying stakeholders of changes and claim costs
Visiting the sites
Developing an agenda of deliverables for each stage of a project
Preparing purchase orders
Ensuring that materials and equipment are available on schedule
Managing manufacturers' purchase orders
Preparing and maintaining a directory of suppliers, contractors and sub-contractors
Completing Project Budget Assessments (WIP)
Ensuring good customer service
Making annotations on the plans for the final report and making sure to collect the information for billing. (QCT)
Contributing to and managing Health & Safety Plans
Providing maintenance manuals and reports if necessary

About You

The successful candidate will have the following:
Hold a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, civil engineering or construction engineering
Be bilingual, French and English both oral and written
Have a valid driver's license
Have general knowledge of the field of electricity and construction, with at least 3 years demonstrable experience managing electrical projects or infrastructure projects
Be proficient with MS Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and MS Project
Have excellent judgment and analytical reasoning
Be detail-oriented
Have ability to meet deadlines
Show respect for others
Be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
Take initiative
Have demonstrable success and understanding of excellent customer service
Be able to promote teamwork and cooperation

About the Job

In this role you will have a wide remit and a great opportunity to develop in a strong and growing team. This is an opportunity to take part in managing a major innovative project in transport infrastructure in Montreal. Also, with strong local relationships and leadership in place, as well as support from the executive team in Gatineau, this is truly an opportunity to get involved at early stages of their new branch and develop your career with an exciting business.

What can you expect:
Salary is dependent on experience
The company also offers comprehensive benefits including health coverage and RRSP.
The work weeks are 5 days, Monday to Friday
You’ll have to be efficient and flexible to manage your schedule according to changing priorities