Senior Project Manager

Whissell Contracting Ltd. - Calgary
Contact Name: 
Erin Miles
Mailing Address: 
200, 2500 107 Ave SE
Postal Code: 
How to Apply: 
Location of Work: 
Calgary Area
Closing Date: 
Feb 1st, 2018 - 8:45 am
Job Description: 
Reporting to Manager of Project Management, the Senior Project Manager will support Whissell’s vision, mission, S.P.I.R.I.T of values and three daily pillars of safety, quality and efficiency. Working closely with the Regional Operations Manager and a Project Coordinator, the Senior Project Manager will manage site level activities as well as provide direction, coordination, control and completion of assigned projects by coordinating with both field level personnel (including Superintendents) and at the head office. The duties and responsibilities of the Project Manager may be adjusted to meet specific jobsite requirements. If the project is staffed with a Project Coordinator some of the above duties may be delegated to the Project Coordinator however, the Project Manager will still be responsible for the competent performance of all such duties. Core Responsibilities: Duties and Required Skills • Act as the focal point for managing multiple projects across multiple clients, and interact with the Technical Leads/Managers, Customer, and Project Team to resolve any emerging issues • Oversee and manage construction projects including the development of work plans, schedules, budgets, manpower and equipment needs • Scheduling of internal pre-commencement meeting to review project specifications, bid and establish construction approach and manage permit and approvals acquisition, safety and environmental compliances • Lead the development of project master CPM schedules • Respond to RFP’s, create statement of works (SOW’s) and Project Change Notices for the client on behalf of the Project teams • Ensure projects are executed, controlled and monitored to result in on-time, on-budget delivery, at a quality level satisfying requirements and client expectations. • Ensure scope changes are proactively identified and successfully negotiated with the customer. • Supervise and control the execution of the construction, including the fiscal and administrative functions of the project • Supervise and manage project team • Establish and maintain a professional relationship with the Owner, Project Engineers, local businesses, and police and fire departments • Ensure strict adherence to contract specifications • Compile and track quantities and costs; document, plan revisions, change notices, change orders, and all other paperwork required on the project • Control purchasing, procurement, and subcontract management • Plan and maintain ongoing material and resources requirements with Superintendent • Coordinate and document inspections with owner representatives and Superintendent on completed work including CCC and FAC • Comply with Whissell and local Occupational Health and Safety regulations • Identify any additional work opportunities on the site and with the Regional Operations Manager PLEASE NOTE: All Whissell employees are required to pass a Pre-Employment Drug & Alcohol Test and provide a valid Driver’s Abstract (no more than three months old) prior to starting work. To apply, email resume to or fax to 403.236.8834, Attn: Human Resources. Whissell Contracting Ltd. would like to thank all applicants for their submissions, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No agencies please.
Required Skills: 
Essential Qualifications: • P.Eng, CET or 10+ years related industry experience or combination • Ability to read and understand blueprints, specifications, schedules and costing reports • Thorough understanding of construction process, environmental regulations and safety practices • Self-motivated with strong time management skills • Previous experience using B2W software an asset