Project Manager

April 28 2020
Industries Public administration
Categories Project Management, Business Analysis, Project, Project management, Planning
Yellowknife, NT

Tlicho Community Builders is a COR certified, well-established Northern company that has a solid reputation of providing quality residential and commercial construction services in the Tlicho region. We are currently looking for a dedicated and talented professional to join the team as a Project Manager.


Reporting to the Director of Construction, the Project Manager plans, organizes and directs all construction project activities which includes developing, establishing and managing the scope, schedule, budget and implementation plan; all in the context of applicable safety, environmental, and human resources policies, procedures, and legislation. The role also directly oversees site superintendents and monitors construction sites. Regular travel will be required throughout the Tlicho communities of Behchoko, Whati, Gamètì and Wekweètì.


Responsibilities

  • Supervise, coordinate and schedule the activities of subcontractors, labourers, carpenters, and staff – residential and commercial construction;
  • Work closely with the Director of Construction, other Project Managers, and the Project and Procurement Coordinator to ensure construction project budgets and schedules are tracked and met and that project controls are in place;
  • Ensure construction projects are carried out efficiently and professionally; meeting all client specifications, applicable construction codes, and Federal, Territorial and community legislation;
  • Read and comprehend blueprints;
  • Participate in daily safety meetings and ensure all safety procedures and policies are followed under a COR certified company;
  • Plan, organize, and direct all project activities including design, procurement, scheduling, estimating, cost control, construction, start-up, and commissioning;
  • Organize and mobilize resources and establish priorities;
  • Develop, establish, and manage the scope, schedule, budget, and implementation plan;
  • Establish project guidelines in accordance with applicable policies, procedures and legislation;
  • Ensure that the proper operational controls, administrative, and reporting procedures and systems are in place to effectively ensure financial performance and client satisfaction;
  • Implement project quality programs and interface with internal and external clients;
  • Initiate and implement corrective action if required;
  • Provide timely and accurate project information and status updates to senior management and clients;
  • Review project staffing requirements and coordinate staffing and training;
  • Ensure that health, safety, environmental, and security management issues are properly addressed;
  • Manage overall demobilization of project including equipment sell-off and overall site clean-up;
  • Manage project marketing, growth, and development;
  • Perform project estimating;
  • Respond to tenders and RFP’s;
  • Solicit, evaluate and award sub-contracts;
  • Quantify and order materials;
  • Ensure compliance to building codes, project drawings, projects specifications, contracts;
  • Establish positive relationships with Architects, building owners, inspectors;
  • Provide technical support to construction superintendents;
  • Manage invoicing and submittals;
  • Manage material deliveries;
  • assist in preparing cost records and cost reporting;
  • Other duties as required for the effective and efficient operations of the business unit.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Enhanced negotiation and conflict-management skills
  • Proficient in computer programs, including Microsoft Office suite of applications (to include Microsoft Projects) and relevant databases and accounting software
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Interpersonal savvy with strong communication, data compilation/reporting and presentation skills
  • Thorough understanding of creating and maintaining budgets
  • Ability to travel and work an unpredictable schedule
  • Ability to establish strong relationships with contractors and service providers
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to maintain a professional standard of conduct and sound work ethics
  • Safety oriented
  • Excellent stress management skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Quick-thinking and resourcefulness
  • Proven client service orientation and relationship building
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proven knowledge of, and ability to apply, best practices in project and operations management
  • Ability to maintain ethical and professional standards of conduct
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
  • Sound problem solving skills and judgement
  • Knowledge of Acts, Regulations, procedures and industry standards applicable to the construction industry
  • Experience in managing multiple discipline projects
  • Strong leadership, mentoring, coaching, and management skills
  • Knowledge of engineering, procurement, construction, and other project-related activities, their interfaces and interdependencies
  • Proven background of resourcefulness under pressure
  • Proven ability to analyze complex problems, interpret operational needs, and develop integrated, creative solutions
  • Ability to plan and accomplish goals
  • Basic knowledge of human resources and payroll processes and policies
  • Understanding of the northern cultural and political environment and the requirement of cultural sensitivity and awareness
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural, diverse environment demonstrating cultural awareness and sensitivity


Typically, the above would be attained by:

A Journeyperson ticket in Carpentry and/or a Technologist certification with a minimum of 5 years experience in Project Management roles in the construction industry (ideally Northern-based construction projects).

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