Project Manager - Road Construction

Location: Various Locations, Alberta, Canada
Date Posted: 06-29-2017
E Construction Ltd. is one of Western Canada’s largest paving contractors, with over 650 employees helping us provide our products and services throughout Alberta, Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories. Our equipment fleet and shops are among the most modern in our business. We take pride in our employees and place a high-value on establishing a workplace where people are challenged and respected every day.
We are currently seeking PROJECT MANAGERS for Various Locations throughout Alberta. Reporting directly to the Area Manager, this position oversees the management and coordination of civil construction projects for their division and is responsible for estimating and submitting tenders, project scheduling, coordination of resources, quality assurance and quality control, client relations, tracking work, financial reporting, and other tasks as needed.
  • Obtain, review and interpret tender specifications to determine project feasibility and job requirements.
  • Review and assess work completed to ensure schedules are maintained.
  • Network with local government, private contractors and general public.
  • Responsible for cost control of projects.
  • Responsible for ensuring all projects under their supervision meet or exceed the objectives of quality and profitability targets.
  • Understand and interpret tender specification to determine job requirements.
  • Attend and participate in onsite meetings with clients, owners, representatives, staff, sub trades, contractors, and other project stakeholders.
  • Examine engineering reports to ensure quality control requirements are met, and apply appropriate corrective action when necessary.
  • Troubleshoot project concerns such as bad weather, scheduling conflicts, quality control issues, labour issues, contractor and/or client concerns and other unforeseeable matters.
  • Monitor and update project schedules.
  • Coordinate First Calls, dig permits, job kickoffs, and other related tasks.
  • Prepare and submit monthly progress estimates to ensure proper payments are received and paid.
  • Coordinate crews, sub-contractors, materials and other resources necessary to meet and maintain project schedules.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate month end accounting.
  • Follow up with clients, when necessary, regarding unpaid invoices.
  • Monitor and actively participate in managing cash flow and receivables.
  • Ensure project legal documents are completed and signed.
  • Accurately forecast project profitability, revenue, margins and bill rates.
  • Other related duties as required.
  • Minimum of a 2 – 3 year Technical Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • P.M.P. or C.E.T. certification preferred.
  • Class 5 Drivers License.            
  • 3 - 5 years’ experience in civil construction, complimented by 1 – 2 years’ experience in estimating.
  • Previous management experience is an asset.
  • Effective leadership skills, with a strong focus on operations and business processes.
  • Must comply with Drug and Alcohol, and Fitness testing requirements.
  • Availability to work both out-of-town and remote locations.
We are pleased to offer the successful candidate:
  • An attractive salary package
  • Eligibility for participation in the annual bonus program
  • A comprehensive benefits package
  • Health Spending Account
  • Employer matched pension plan
  • Competitive vacation allowance
  • Continuing education sponsorship opportunities
  • Access to health and wellness programs
  • Employee appreciation events and programs
  • Relocation assistance (for those who qualify)
  • A family friendly and supportive work environment
  • Yearly succession planning, to promote internal growth and job advancements
  • As well as excellent opportunities for professional growth
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume by clicking the “Apply Now” button below.
We thank all candidate for their interest in this position, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.  
We additionally thank recruitment agencies for your interest, however we will not be requiring your services at this time. 

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, your application will not be considered.
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