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Project Manager-Electrical
Black & McDonald Limited - Winnipeg, Manitoba
Job Description

Position Summary

‚ÄčThis position reports to the Division Manager and is responsible to plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate construction projects from start to finish according to schedule, specifications and budget.  Emphasis is placed on estimating, costs, reporting and monitoring progress, planning and scheduling, and dealing with project changes with the Division Manager. It is essential that the Project Manager establish and maintain excellent relationships with trade contractors, consultants, and our clients.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Compliance with Safety Management System and Corporate Policies
  • One site safety inspections weekly (4 per month)
  • 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, and 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
  • Negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors
  • Manage the implementation of quality control programs
  • Represent the 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
  • Work with central purchasing for obtaining material and equipment purchasing for secured jobs
  • Co-ordinate and manage various small projects
  • Travel to various sites or clients to undertake the above objectives
  • Subcontractor Coordination
  • Monthly progress billings
  • Coordinate tools and equipment
Desired Skills & Experience

Competency Requirements (Advanced to Expert Level)

  • Change Orientation (open to change and the ability to identify where it is needed and how to make it happen)
  • Communicates Effectively (verbal and written)
  • 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)
  • Coaches and Develops
  • Maximizes Business Performance and Team Effectiveness
  • Strategic Perspective

Education and Skill Requirements

  • Technical diploma or engineering degree and/or equivalent trade experience and knowledge
  • 10-12 years' experience in the construction industry combined with supervisory and/or a superintendent role
  • Extensive experience as tradesman may substitute for post-secondary education requirements
  • Familiarity with Contract Management
  • Blue print reading and project/structural design interpretation
  • Competency in computer skills, including Microsoft Office applications
  • Knowledge of Computer Estimating Programs would be considered an asset
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to shift priorities and flexibility with working hours
  • 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. ‚ÄčThe 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: 2018119855