Senior Project Manager, Buildings

January 9 2019
Industries Construction, Maintenance
Categories Project Management, Business Analysis, Construction, Project - Project management - Planning
Mississauga, ON

Career Opportunity – Senior Project Manager, Buildings – NOC (0711)

Graham is a growing, dynamic and innovative construction solutions provider with history of success dating back to 1926. As an employee-owned company, you'll be able to capitalize on our collective success by becoming an owner yourself. You'll also be able to take advantage of professional development, learning and growth opportunities, while working on exciting, leading-edge projects.

We rank among Canada's largest construction companies, are a Platinum Member of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies and are seeking top tier talent to further strengthen our capabilities. We provide a collaborative and caring culture and the necessary tools and support for you to succeed, both personally and professionally. If you're eager to work on innovative projects, be part of a great team and become an employee-owner, Graham is the place for you.

As a member of our Buildings group, you will provide insight and innovative construction solutions to ensure the successful execution of various commercial projects, such as: education facilities; hospitals and healthcare centres; office buildings; warehouse and distribution centres; retail outlets and complexes; recreational facilities; hotels and casinos; parkades; and mixed- use facilities. You will also further hone your skills operating under various delivery methods including Bid-Build, Design-Build, P3 (Public-Private Partnership), Construction Management and IPD (Integrated Project Delivery).

About The Role

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Senior Project Manager, Buildings is responsible for providing oversight to junior staff in the coordinator, scheduling, quantity surveying, reporting, and quality control functions. You will develop best-in-class project management skills working in a large General Contractor; we manage the construction of large, complex, technically challenging and rewarding buildings.

As a ­­­­­­­­Senior Project Manager, Buildings at Graham you will:

  • Manage financial aspects of contracts to protect the company's interests and maintain good relationships with clients
  • Ensure that projects are constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule
  • Assist, review and negotiate contracts; liaising with legal counsel, as appropriate, in conjunction with the Senior Project Manager
  • Develop, recommend and implement the project plan, after being awarded the project
  • Coach/mentor, provide direction, and review the performance of personnel reporting directly to you
  • Monitor and control progress, costs and budgets throughout the project
  • Review each project's progress with the project staff as the project proceeds
  • Act to resolve disputes between the Company and owner, or Company and subcontractors when possible prior to escalating
  • Identify required and optional changes in project scope; negotiate change orders with the owner       

To be Successful at Graham, you will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in construction management or equivalent
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years commercial construction project management or site management experience 
  • Minimum of 5 years leading projects at a large General Contractor, supervising commercial projects (hospitals, retail, universities, schools or other institutional builds)
  • Experience creating bid strategies and selecting bid teams for project pursuits
  • Experience managing a project or project portfolio valued at $25 million or greater
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction (technology, equipment, materials, negotiation, engineering, estimating, scheduling and safety)

Work Location:

Graham's Mississauga Office, located at 6108 Edwards Blvd., Mississauga, ON V4G 1G8

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Must have legal authorization to work in Canada for anyone other than the current employer
  • Terms of employment: full-time, 40 hours per week, permanent role
  • Competitive salary ($128,000.00 to $143,000.00) with a potential of an annual bonus, and potential of annual merit increase
  • Language of work: English
  • Comprehensive benefits package including dental, optical and medical and company matched pension plan
  • Possibility of relocation assistance
  • Possibility of vehicle allowance
  • Ownership and long-term equity opportunities

About Us

What we can offer you:

  • Strong commitment to safety in the workplace
  • Grounded and family-oriented workplace in a progressive environment that is at the forefront of a fast-evolving business sector
  • Commitment to the training and wealth of opportunities for career development across job categories, project types and locations around North America

Graham is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Graham does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.

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Please, no unsolicited resumes or phone inquiries from agencies, thank you.

Graham Management Services LP

10840 27th Street SE

Calgary, AB T2Z 3R6

Fax: 403.570.5130

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