Senior Project Manager - Decommissioning Services - #0342

Summit, An Earth Services Company - Calgary, AB (13 months ago)

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SUMMIT, An Earth Services Company, is seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to join the Summit Decommissioning Services (SDS) Division as a Senior Project Manager (Competition #19-11-0342) in the Calgary, Alberta office. This position will report directly to the Operations Manager, Summit Decommissioning Services.


You will carry out your duties in consultation with the Operations Manager, SDS on all matters. The primary duties include but are not limited to:

  • Managing projects for the oil and gas, power and utilities, land development, and renewable energy sectors;
  • Provide direction and support to project managers that have day to day control of the work and work phases;
  • Adherence to the program budget and schedule;
  • Responsibility for upholding financial systems on behalf of the program owner, oversee change management processes on behalf of SDS;
  • Oversee client reporting and be the direct point of communication to the client;
  • Having the awareness to know when to involve your supervisor in appropriate matters, and to arbitrate disputes as necessary at the field level;
  • Having the ability to monitor costs and the progress of the projects, with the main focus being completing the projects on time and within agreed budget;
  • Consultation and engagement with members of an expert, multi-disciplinary technical team for project support when necessary

You will be supported by the entire Summit organization which consists of a dynamic team of technical administrators, business development professionals, an in-house IT department and many other highly experienced, skilled and educated professionals.


  • A minimum 10 years of relevant experience in construction, well servicing, and decommissioning would be considered an asset
  • Experience managing staff preferred
  • Project Management Professional Certification is an asset
  • A University degree (BSc or MSc) in Engineering preferred
  • Registered member of APEGA or an applicable Pro-10 Association
  • PMP certification and/or the ability to demonstrate similar skills
  • Experience managing up to 8 direct reports and teams of 40 people or more
  • Candidates must be prepared to work in a multidisciplinary, fast paced project team environment
  • Ability to represent Summit during discussions with internal and external clients
  • Exceptional accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication and technical writing skills
  • Strong computer skills and experience with project management software


  • Strong Project Management experience

o Experience with managing earthworks contracting as well as environmental science in harmony to ensure project execution is optimized and on budget

o Pro-actively identifying pinch points and implementing corrective action

o Experience with progress reporting on large scale projects

§ Spend to date versus budget, work completion reporting in comparison to work planned, forwarding looking work to be completed, assessment of performance in progress summaries

· Confident, capable and productive in a multidisciplinary, fast-paced project team environment

Company Info:

Summit, An Earth Services Company, has become the industry leader in the environmental services sector with operations in Canada, the United States and Australia. Our company focuses on offering turnkey environmental management solutions to clients across various industries.

Summit’s vision is to be the most respected environmental solutions company, admired for its people, performance and innovation.

If your passion and experience align with this vision, then Summit is for you! Visit our website,, for job postings.

We appreciate your interest in working with Summit. Due to the volume of applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please submit your applications and letters of interest in confidence via Indeed.

This position will remain open until suitable candidates are found.

Job Type: Full-time


  • managing up to 8 direct reports and teams of 40 people: 5 years (Required)
  • construction, well servicing, and decommissioning: 10 years (Preferred)
  • client facing: 8 years (Required)
  • Project Management: 10 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's Degree (Required)


  • Calgary, AB (Required)


  • PMP Certification (Preferred)
  • APEGA or applicable Pro-10 Association (Required)