Construction Services Project Manager
Allnorth Consultants Limited
Saskatoon, Canada
16d ago

About Us

Allnorth’s award winning multidisciplinary engineering and technical services team is fortunate to be part of the significant growth of the company over the past few years.

Our continuous improvement philosophy, skilled professionals and technical experts have allowed us to take on challenging and exciting projects while servicing clients in the Mining, Oil & Gas, Infrastructure and Pulp & Paper sectors.

Our Opportunity

This position requires a broad based construction and management background and is regarded as an expert within their discipline providing leadership and management to multiple crews within the Division’s construction services team.

The Construction Services Project Manager is responsible to manage, on a daily basis, multiple crews on various sites, deal with client issues related to that site as well as staff issues directly related to that site.

The Construction Services Project Manager represents the company with clients on an ongoing basis and may identify and pursue market opportunities within area of expertise.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provides day to day management of various, multi-crew projects, on site staff, and equipment
  • Deals with day to day issues relating to the on-site performance of construction crews, including both staff and equipment
  • Deals with key clients’ field supervisors
  • Ensures that projects are operating smoothly and efficiently and that productivity and quality levels are at acceptable rates.
  • Responsible for the onboarding and training of new construction employees.
  • Provides direction, training and guidance with regards to operation of equipment.
  • Identifies and mentors high potential staff.
  • Works with other Project Managers in their Division to develop and update technical specifications, in house training requirements and evaluation of new equipment and technologies.
  • Assist in recruitment and retention of employees.
  • The Project Manager may occasionally be required to work in the field on particularly challenging projects or on projects where performance issues have arisen
  • The Project Manager is expected to be highly billable (85%)
  • Pursue business opportunities and proposals
  • Performing safety inspections in accordance and at the frequency of Allnorth safety requirements.
  • Other duties as required.
  • Requirements

  • Diploma in Civil Technology and 7 or more years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5 years of broad based and progressive experience in a construction office environment.
  • Minimum of 2 years as a team leader of at least 10 staff utilizing and demonstrating each of the following Behavioural Competencies.
  • Behavioural competencies :

  • Influence - Able to work effectively with others, outside the line of formal authority and use appropriate interaction skills and methods to guide others to make a decision or accomplish work;
  • Customer focus able to develop, maintain and nurture strong relationships with customers by listening, understanding and responding to identified needs;
  • Judgement - able to weigh alternative actions and make economic decisions that incorporate opinions, facts, tangible and / or intangible factors;
  • Decision Making - knowledge of and able to use effective approaches for choosing an economic course of action or develop appropriate solutions and / or reach conclusions.
  • Able to take action consistent with available facts, constraints, and anticipated consequences;
  • Technical / commercial analysis able to understand a customer’s business and issues and develop attractive proposals to enhance value to their business and / or solve specific problems in a cost effective manner;
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills - Creates an atmosphere in which timely and high quality information flows smoothly up and down, inside and outside of ACL;
  • encourages open expression of ideas and opinions. Able to present information to individuals or suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience.

  • Able to listen and respond appropriately to others;
  • Accountability - Can be relied upon to ensure that projects within areas of responsibility are completed in a timely manner.
  • Able to monitor programs and / or activities and take corrective action when necessary. Demonstrates an understanding of the link between own job responsibilities and overall ACL goals and needs, and performs with the broader goals in mind;
  • Reliability - demonstrates a high level of dependability in all aspects of the job;
  • Building Trust - Creates a work environment that encourages others to practice respect, demonstrate open communication and promote accountability.
  • Leadership Provided

  • Receives direction from the Construction Services Manager on direct, project specific technical, personnel and business issues, as well as overall strategic direction from Division Manager on other issues.
  • Receives leadership on Safety matters from Corporate Safety Officer.
  • Leadership Demonstrated

  • The Construction Project Manager is a direct role model for multiple on-site crews who potentially interact with Allnorth clients’ field staff on a daily basis.
  • The Construction Project Manager also collaborates with office staff on a technical level.
  • The Construction Project Manager plays a leading role in identifying, mentoring and developing future senior technical staff.
  • Working Conditions

  • Travel (25-50%) is required, almost exclusively within the Divisions operating area, sometimes on short notice. Travel to remote work locations including occasional overnight trips to resolve difficult field issues and or perform site audits is required
  • Success Factors

  • Technical Performance
  • Human Relations
  • Employee Development
  • Client development
  • Division Profitability
  • What We Offer

    Allnorth is dedicated to its Triple Bottom Line of People, Clients & Partners and Profitability. We are always on the lookout for talented people to join our team.

    Become part of our team and we will provide you the opportunities to develop both personally and professionally. At Allnorth, we encourage a culture of camaraderie and collaboration working together towards a common goal.

    You won’t get lost in the numbers here, but rather enjoy positive guidance as you learn, grow and create an impact. Now is an exciting time to join the Allnorth team. today!

    We thank all applicants for their interest. Please note that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

    No phone calls, please.

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