Date:  Nov 24, 2021

Pitt Meadows, BC, CA Vancouver, BC, CA Kelowna, BC, CA

Operating Sector:  Utilities

Position Title:  Project Manager, Telecommunications

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, Construction, the Project Manager will support Telecommunications projects and be responsible for the operational and financial performance of designated regions.


Key Responsibilities    

  • Responsible for the end-to-end performance of regional sub-contract partners.
  • Responsible for the financial performance of designated regions including the development of the annual business plan for each region and the ongoing management of financial performance to ensure business plans targets are being met.
  • Responsible for the budgets and preparation of monthly financial results designated regions
  • Provides overall direction to designated regions to ensure that bidding strategy is implemented to optimize revenue and margin to meet divisional targets.
  • Provides direction to designated regions regarding divisional and corporate Strategic Plan, ongoing strategy and policies: this includes ensuring strong relationships with developers, builders, city and municipal entities as well as local client team representatives.
  • Reports issues to the General Manager regarding financial performance, workload status, potential legal issues and potential opportunities.
  • Prepares staff development and succession plans for key positions in the department.
  • Approves all expenditures and proposal pricing within limits of authority.
  • Maintains personal contact with major clients, unions and suppliers.
  • Ensures that all activity in the designated regions is consistent with corporate and divisional strategic plans, business plans, policies and procedures.


Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Manages performance of regional Project Coordinators.
  • Conducts performance reviews and establishes performance goals for employees.
  • Provides meaningful mentorship and guidance to the team.
  • Responsible for managing any employee relations for direct reports.


Required Knowledge and Experience  

  • Experience in Telecommunications industry and within a leadership role.
  • Completion of an accredited university program with a specific focus on business, construction or civil engineering. 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage the financial performance of a business unit. 
  • Proven leadership, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Project Management expertise.
  • Self-motivated with excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently, accurately and under pressure.


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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