Project Manager
Trotter & Morton Group Of Companies
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
5d ago

Whaler Industrial Contracting is a division of the Trotter & Morton Group of Companies that provides services to the oil and gas and heavy industrial sector in Western Canada.

Whaler specializes in general and prime, mechanical and civil construction services for small and large projects, including maintenance and shutdowns.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Manage and supervise day to day operations of all staff teams on all assigned projects
  • Initiate, review and oversee all required project administration and documentation as necessary to avoid claims and protect the best interest of the company and client
  • Ensure contract agreements are expeditiously secured, reviewed, processed and executed
  • Review, finalize and distribute project budget. Make all required budget updates and revisions
  • Conduct pre-construction turnover meetings for all assigned projects
  • Conduct planning meetings with the team throughout all phases of the project life cycle
  • Ensure all required permits and licenses are obtained and posted
  • Initiate set-up, monitoring and update of project schedule with project team
  • Coordinate all required procurement of materials and equipment, with emphasis on buyout plan to meet, or improve on, established schedule dates and budget costs
  • Responsible for subcontract agreement negotiation, preparation, processing and execution
  • Ensure all required submittal review, processing and approvals and submittal logs are set-up and maintained
  • Ensure release and expediting of all materials and equipment
  • Develop, submit and obtain approval of billing schedule of values. Prepare accurately and submit on time. Collect all payments, progress billing and holdback receivables on or before due dates
  • Price, negotiate and process all change conditions and change work order. Maintain all required change related and change order logs
  • Oversee all tools and equipment rentals, ensuring unused tools are returned immediately
  • Responsible for overall financial performance of assigned projects, including continual cost control, management and forecasting
  • Establish project baselines with team. Measure and review variances throughout project life cycle
  • Manage all subcontractors and suppliers
  • Review, approve and process all subcontractor and supplier invoices
  • Assist Division Manager as necessary to address, resolve and settle project disputes and / or claims
  • Inform Division Manager of any major developments
  • Ensure all projects are closed out in an organized and timely manner. Conduct post-construction closeout meetings for assigned project
  • Manage recruitment process in accordance with company procedures
  • Ensure all projects are staffed with appropriate field forces and review labour productivity
  • Manage employees through performance appraisals and discipline
  • Ensure compliance with Company policies and procedures
  • Maintain positive and professional relationship with all customers, external and internal
  • Make constructive suggestions to the Division Manager on improving procedures, productivity and efficiency
  • Provide constructive feedback to estimators during and after the tender process
  • Make constructive suggestions to the Safety Manager and Quality Manager on improving procedures, productivity and efficiency
  • Continually review and report risks throughout the project with the Division Manager and project team
  • Required Skills

  • Professional, approachable and customer-service oriented
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
  • Attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
  • Good mathematical and analytical skills
  • Ability to prioritize workloads and utilize planning & time management skills to adhere to strict deadlines
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Foster open communication within team and organization
  • Ability to lead and foster a positive work environment
  • Be fluent and adapt throughout the project life cycle
  • Must be a visionary and enable team members
  • Required Experience

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience as a Project Manager
  • Mechanical Engineering Degree or Technologist Diploma is strongly recommended
  • GSC and / or PMP is strongly recommended
  • Journeyman Ticket is considered an asset
  • Experience in light industrial and water treatment facilities is strongly recommended
  • Additional Requirements

  • Travel within Western Canada may be required
  • This position may require significant time spent on construction sites
  • Our Commitment to Diversity

    The Trotter & Morton Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to hiring talented, qualified professionals without regard to race, age, gender, or any other protected ground and to providing an environment without discrimination.

    Every effort is made to provide fair and equal employment and development opportunities and to ensure that our policies regarding hiring, compensation, promotions, and transfers are based solely on skills and capabilities, job requirements, job performance, and other job-related criteria.

    We thank all applicants in advance, however, we will only contact candidates selected for an interview.

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