Date:  Sep 26, 2021

London, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Utilities

Position Title:  Project Manager

At Aecon, we’re building the future and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We're always looking for exceptional talent to work on our exciting and ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on being the #1 Canadian Infrastructure Company and the first choice employer in our industry.



Position Overview 
Faster.Smarter.Safer. This is how Aecon Utilities is committed to delivering projects.  Aecon Utilities is ready to become Canada’s #1 utility construction provider and we’re looking for a Project Manager to help us get there!


Reporting to the General Manager, the Project Manager is responsible for ensuring that the project is completed safely, on schedule and in compliance with the contract and job cost estimates.  


Note, this posiiton it to support areas in South Western, Ontario (London - Windsor). 


Key Responsibilities 
• Responsible for the overall planning and scheduling of assigned projects including monitoring and reporting.
• Ensure that all functions and operations on assigned projects are executed in compliance with local legislative and labour requirements.
• Ensures that Company policies and procedures are followed in all aspects of project execution.
• Manages and coordinates projects within budgets.
• Prepare project cost status reports in terms of percent complete, cost to date and ECAC.
• Identify project concerns and alert management of potential risks on assigned projects. Develop a plan to minimize detrimental impacts and mitigate risks.
• Monitors the overall progress of the project on an ongoing basis and takes corrective action where necessary.
• Prepare budgets, forecasts and reduce risk through managing scope and contract change.
• Ensuring all scope and contract changes are submitted and approved by the customer. 
• Responsible for implementing and monitoring of the Company’s Safety Policy and Program.
• Responsible for implementing and monitoring of the Company’s Quality Assurance Program and related requirements.
• Manpower acquisition.
• Equipment Management.
• Material procurement (specialty items).
• Responsible for management of all aspects of subcontractor work execution and contracts.
• Preparation of billings.
• Assist in the collection of outstanding payments.
• EPC Projects – direct/oversee engineers and interface with Joint Venture Partners.
• Carry out site safety inspections.
• Provide supervisory guidance to site superintendents.
• Performance management of assigned staff – coordinators, planners, controls analysts, etc.
• Establish customer relations and business opportunities as a representative of the Company.
• Available to travel to and/or locate at project assignments across Ontario.
• Various work locations in both the field and office.


Required Knowledge and Experience. 
• Minimum 5 years of industry experience.
• Technical background with professional accreditation (P.Eng./ CET) or combination of technical training and/or related experience.
• Experience in contracting industry (utilities preferred).
• Read, analyze, and interpret technical design drawings.
• Contracts - Commercial knowledge.
• Negotiating skills.
• Scheduling experience and analysis skills.
• Cost analysis, control, and reporting.
• Supervision/personnel experience.
• Computer proficiency.
• Written/oral communications.
• Presentation skills.
• Problem solving and organizational skills.



Aecon has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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