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Date:  Jul 6, 2024

Lynnwood, WA, US

Operating Sector:  Major Projects West

Position Title:  Project Manager

Come Build Your Career at Aecon!

As a Canadian leader in infrastructure development, Aecon is safely and sustainably building what matters for future generations to thrive! We lead some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of our generation, at the forefront of transformational change in transportation and energy, and partnering every day to build, connect, power, and strengthen our communities.


At Aecon, you can count on:

  • Safety First. Our number one core value. If we can’t do it safely, we don’t do it at all.
  • Integrity. We lead by example, with humility and courage.
  • Accountability. We’re passionate about delivering on our commitments.
  • Inclusion. We provide equitable opportunities for everyone.


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. So, we invest in our people, just like they invest in us! 


At Aecon we:

  • Ensure you and your family receive the services needed to support your mental, emotional, and physical well-being.
  • Believe in helping you build your career through our Aecon University and Leadership Programs.
  • Are committed to supporting and investing in inclusive work environments, through initiatives like Equity, Diversity & Inclusion training, our Aecon Women in Trades and Aecon Diversity in Trades programs, and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to ensure we are building inclusion into every aspect of our culture at Aecon.
  • Are a leader in sustainable construction. With a strong commitment to operating responsibly by minimizing our impact on the environment and surrounding communities.


Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our people. We’re always searching the globe for innovative, collaborative minds to join our best-in-class Aecon community!


Safe. Trusted. Respected. Aecon Civil is a market leader with a self-perform competitive advantage and core local strength in key markets. We’re proud of our work helping to expand and improve infrastructure and transportation networks, and we are expanding our business in Washington State through the pursuit of key, major projects. With over a century of experience, and the ability to offer diverse, comprehensive services, Aecon is a preferred contractor for our clients. This includes numerous public entities and Public-Private Partnerships in North America and abroad.


What is the Opportunity? 

As a senior member of the Major Projects West business unit, the Project Manager will be responsible for ensuring that all project construction is managed and delivered in accordance with the contract requirements and meets or exceeds the project goals. We have multiple positions open to service current and future work throughout Washington State. This position will be project based.  

What You'll Do Here:

  • Responsible for the delivery of a project against all budget, schedule and quality targets.
  • Responsible for all project start up and close out items.
  • Ensure the project team understands and protects Aecon’s interest under the Prime Contract.
  • Understand and identify requests outside of contracted scope and raise any change management issues.
  • Lead the process for effective change order management and resolution.
  • Identify current and future risks to meeting project targets and develop strategies to mitigate any risks. 
  • Work closely with the Operational Vice President to ensure project risks are documented and managed. 
  • Ensure project team has a commercial mindset to deliver the project at or exceeding the budget.
  • Thoroughly understands project specifications in order to plan procedures for construction on the basis of starting and completion times and staffing requirements for each phase of construction.
  • Develop strong understanding of the applicable scope with knowledge of the work that is contracted and agreed upon between Aecon and the client.
  • Responsible for the overall planning and scheduling to ensure that the project is constructed in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Implement and enforce Aecon’s corporate health and safety program.
  • Maintain excellent relationships with owner, joint venture partners, consultants, subcontractors & public.
  • Confers with and directs supervisory personnel and subcontractors engaged in planning and executing work procedures, interpreting specifications, and coordinating various phases of construction to prevent delays.
  • Inspects work in progress to ensure that workmanship conforms to specifications and the adherence to construction schedules.
  • Prepares or reviews reports on progress, materials used and costs, and adjusts work schedules accordingly.
  • Leads interdisciplinary team and ensures the project has capacity and expert capabilities in engineering; procurement; construction activities; finance; design management; project controls; contract management; quality; labor relations; and safety. 
  • Maintain a positive project culture and oversee / mentor the work of junior team members.
  • Coordinate with project owners to comply with local agency and environmental issues and requirements. 
  • Assist in securing new work through participation in bidding and proposals.

What you bring to the team:

  • Minimum 10 years of experience managing complex, large scale, transportation or heavy civil infrastructure construction projects. 
  • Degree in civil engineer an asset.
  • Experience managing projects in a self-performing environment. 
  • Experience managing design-build projects.
  • Experience overseeing multi-disciplinary teams. 
  • Strong understanding of construction methodologies and practices gained through operational or on site project management experience.
  • Well developed leadership and people management skills. 
  • Experience in the construction of structures; bridges; highways; hydro-electric dams preferred.
  • Experience working with public clients. 
  • Experience managing a diverse group of Subcontractors.
  • High level of professionalism when dealing with all internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Excellent presentation skills. 

Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization.  We consider all applicants for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law.


We are committed to adhering to the objectives and requirements outlined in the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, through the implementation of the requirements of the EEOC and its applicable regulations. If you require accommodation under the EEOC during any step of the application process please click here.


At Aecon, we deeply appreciate the dedication and skills cultivated through military service. We encourage veterans to apply, recognizing the diverse perspective, resilience, and leadership abilities you bring. Your experiences are invaluable assets as we strive towards our shared goals.


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