The role of the Project Manager is to work independently or as a team member on a range of small to large, greenfield to infill land development projects.
You may be involved in various aspects of a project from the planning phase through design, construction and commissioning.
The Project Manager should be comfortable as the client facing representative for Stantec, maintain and develop client relationships to sustain and grow business, effectively manage project budgets and deliverables, while being able to evaluate, select, specify, and engineer systems or products for a project.
You will perform a variety of tasks which may include calculations, field work, coordination of tasks and personnel, mentoring junior staff, and effectively managing project budgets and other metrics.
The projects assigned may have complex features that will require the application of mature knowledge and experience. You will lead projects to ensure reliability, resource efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
You could be located in one of our offices in Waterloo or London and would have the opportunity to work on projects across southwestern Ontario and into the GTA and Golden Horseshoe.
Your Key Responsibilities
Typical projects or design tasks may include the design of sanitary, storm, and watermain projects, overland flow / civil site plan design projects, sewer rehabilitation projects, and trenchless / tunnel design projects.
Oversees and manages multiple projects. Responsible for large projects of high complexity.
Preference for ability to serve as Engineer-of-Record.
Provides technical leadership for land development projects, including the management of existing client relationships and bringing in new clients.
Performs on technically complex projects and acts as a technical resource by providing guidance to other team members.
Supervises the work of other engineers and technical staff, including setting the priorities for their scope of work, their budgets and their schedules for completing the work.
May perform or assist other Project Managers and / or Project Technical Leads with managing and monitoring financial performance of project budgets.
Review and conduct alternative analyses to support business case evaluations for making project decisions.
Evaluate, select, specify all civil engineered systems or products for a project.
advises on technical problems.
Lead project coordination meetings with internal team members and / or external consultants, owner and contractor, subcontractors, and vendors.
Lead in client project requirement meetings, value analysis, and cost estimating.
Lead the preparation and coordination of project specifications with construction documents.
Participate in constructability reviews.
Conduct quality assurance and quality control on own projects and projects of peers.
Serve as the Project's point of contact with clients, agencies and others to obtain and determine project requirements and approvals.
Remain current on regulatory policy and rule changes and may establish working relationships with regulatory officials.
Develop project scope, budgets, and design approach for all size projects, and support marketing and business development professionals in positioning for potential projects, writing technical portions of proposals, participating in client interviews and supporting negotiations for project contracts.
Assist and / or lead the development of proposals and contract negotiation.
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Demonstrated efficient project management / technical leadership of assigned tasks on multiple concurrent projects.
Understand client expectations, budgeting, proposal writing, and producing high quality deliverables.
Technical expert in many relevant areas of design and understanding of various design and construction methods.
Requisite knowledge, interpretation, and application of design and construction codes.
Strong understanding of all phases of project document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.
Strong knowledge of civil systems, means and methods, materials, and industry standards.
Ability to lead one or more teams through all phases of the project.
Advanced understanding of civil engineering concepts and ability to communicate ideas to others.
Strong presentation and communication skills.
Be a self-starter and motivated individual to successfully complete tasks in a remote / working from home environment.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering and a licensed Professional Engineer with a minimum of 8 years of experience is preferred.
Typical office environment consists of working with computers at a desk for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.
While we currently find ourselves in the midst of a pandemic, Stantec is prepared with the infrastructure available to support individuals working from home.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
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