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Commercial Electrical Project Manager
Black & McDonald Limited - Dartmouth, NS
Job Description

Position Summary

Black & McDonald Limited (Atlantic Region) is actively seeking an Electrical Project Manager for the Commercial and Institutional sectors of the construction market in the Dartmouth, NS office. This position is responsible for managing commercial projects including, safety compliance, people and resources, estimating, sales, project execution, profit/loss outcomes, and ultimately the project superintendents' and/or foreman's performance in their project budget, schedule, general performance, and profitability.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate commercial electrical projects from start to finish according to schedule, specifications and budget
  • Oversee and/or prepare construction project estimates, final bids, and proposal submissions
  • Plan and prepare construction schedules and milestones and monitor progress against established schedules
  • Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors
  • Adherence to and implementation of health, safety, and environment policies and programs
  • Prepare progress reports and issue progress schedules to clients
  • Direct the purchase of supplies and materials
  • Oversee projects financial performance, i.e. accounts receivables, work in progress, and budgets
  • Hire and supervise the activities of subcontractors and subordinate staff
  • Perform sales calls and visits to potential and existing accounts to generate business
Desired Skills & Experience

  • Technical diploma, engineering degree, and/or equivalent trade experience and knowledge
  • One to five years' experience in the commercial and institutional construction sector, including experience as a supervisor, project manager or estimator
  • Local market experience would be considered an asset
  • Proven skills in construction scheduling, planning, and execution
  • Contract management
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, planning, and organizing skills with the ability to meet aggressive deadlines.
  • Ability to interact effectively with customers, vendors and employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Experience with design build projects would be considered an asset.
Company Description
In 1921, William J. McDonald and William R. Black formed Black & McDonald Limited, a partnership to engage in residential wiring. Throughout the years, Black & McDonald has remained a family-owned business with an uncompromising commitment to the founder's principles of delivery as promised and fairness to all. The company has followed a planned course of diversification and expansion, combining growth and financial stability with ongoing investment in our people, and a willingness to pioneer new business opportunities and directions. Black & McDonald is an integrated, multi-trade contractor providing electrical, mechanical, utility and maintenance services to government, industrial, commercial and institutional markets. Currently, Black & McDonald operates across Canada, US and Bermuda. ​The company has over 5,500 employees working out of a network of more than 26 offices.

Black & McDonald approaches accessibility from an inclusive perspective, and will provide reasonable accommodation upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Additional Information
Job Type: Full Time
Job Experience: Professional
Job ID: 2017111588