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Project Manager
Black & McDonald Limited - Toronto
Posted:2/9/2017
Job Description

Position Summary

Project Manager will plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate construction projects from start to finish according to schedule, specifications and budget.  Emphasis is placed on estimating, reporting and monitoring progress, planning and scheduling, and dealing with project change under the direction of  Division Manager or other senior manager.

     

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To plan, in conjunction with the Division Manager, to execute projects in accordance with Corporate Policy. 
  • Build and maintain customer and supplier/vendor relationships to enhance competitiveness in the industry and promote good customer relationships.
  • Prepare and submit construction project budget estimates.
  • 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.
  • Develop and implement quality control programs.
  • Represent company on matters such as business services and union matters.
  • Prepare progress reports and issue progress schedules to clients.
  • Hire and supervise the activities of subcontractors and subordinate staff.
  • Perform sales calls and visits to potential and existing accounts to generate business.
  • Review work/contracts/WIP for areas of risk and correct deficiencies.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

 

Desired Skills & Experience

Competency Requirements

  • Change Orientation (open to change and the ability to identify where it is needed and how to make it happen)
  • Communicates Effectively (verbally and in writing)  
  • Continuous Learning (ongoing effort to learn and contribute to the learnings of others)
  • Customer Focus (understand the needs and perspectives of both internal and external customers)
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable (take personal responsibility to meet commitments)
  • Problem Solving and Innovation (ability to approach problems logically and seek innovative solutions)
  • Teamwork and Collaboration (work cooperatively and collaboratively with others)
  • Values and Respects Others (encourages and supports diversity)



 Education & Skill Requirements

  • A university degree in civil engineering or a college diploma in construction technology may be an asset.
  • Several years of experience in the construction industry, including experience as a construction supervisor or field superintendent may be beneficial.
  • Extensive experience in the construction industry may substitute for post-secondary education requirements.
  • Available to travel.

 

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: First-level Manager
Job ID: 2017210321