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Project Manager - Small Projects
Black & McDonald Limited - Saskatoon SK
Posted:5/1/2017
Job Description

Position Summary

Reporting to the Projects Division Manager - Saskatchewan Region, Project Managers 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 changes.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage the implementation of Safety Management System, including Tool Box meetings, safety procedures, and compliance to PPE
  • One site safety inspections per week
  • Adherence to Black & McDonald Construction Business Processes
  • Prepare progress reports and issue progress schedules to clients.
  • Review work/contracts/WIP for areas of risk, update WIP report and correct deficiencies
  • 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 to JDE
  • 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 consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Manage the implementation of quality control programs.
  • Represent company on matters such as business services and union matters.
  • Hire and supervise the activities of union labour, subcontractors and subordinate staff.
  • Solicit and submit shop drawings between vendors and owners for approval
  • Prepare operation maintenance manuals
  • Material and equipment purchasing for secured jobs
  • Co-ordinate and manage various small projects
  • Travel to various sites or clients to undertake the above
  • Subcontractor Coordination
  • Monthly progress billings
  • Coordinate tools and equipment
Desired Skills & Experience

  • A university degree in engineering or a college diploma in construction technology may be an asset.
  • 1-3 years of experience in the construction industry, including experience as a supervisor or field superintendent may be beneficial
  • Extensive experience as tradesman may substitute for post-secondary education requirements.
  • Thorough knowledge of Computer Estimating Programs is an asset and Microsoft Office Suite is important
  • 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: Entry level
Job ID: 201752235