Sponsor - Ganotec
Kiewit Corporation
Toronto, ON, CA
22h ago

Position Overview

As a Sponsor you will have overall accountability for one or more projects and play a key leadership role as the representative for Kiewit.

You will ensure our projects are estimated accurately, delivered on time and budget and exceeding client expectations. You'll help us proactively mitigate risks and help ensure the job is executed effectively.

We are growing our ability to self-perform electrical work and seek a leader with particular strengths in electrical / instrumentation and controls contracting for oil and gas, energy, and industrial sectors.

Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations.

We depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety-obsessed construction professionals to get it done right. You bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality, and an unwavering work ethic.

In return, we offer huge career and travel opportunities and the satisfaction of building the next big thing from the ground up.

There’s a reason Kiewit attracts the best : we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won’t find anywhere else.

District Overview

Ganotec is a full service, heavy industrial contractor serving the energy / industrial sector across Canada. Ganotec typically self performs all major disciplines including, civil, structural steel erection, heavy mechanical equipment installation, process piping and electrical / instrumentation and controls.

We conduct our business through a variety of commercial contract styles including full turnkey, EPC, design build, T&M and conventional discipline packages.

We have always been a strong proponent of partnering , working in collaboration with owners, major equipment suppliers and engineers at the early stages of the project development phase to allow for a more cost-effective execution strategy for the project.

Ganotec continues to position ourselves towards the future, constantly seeking growth opportunities yet never losing sight of what has made the company so successful.


This position is based out of Montreal or Toronto, and typically involves up to 50% travel.


  • Providing business expertise and guidance to the Project Manager and help with key decisions that may be beyond the authority of the Project Manager
  • Participate in Get Work efforts by identifying future work opportunities.,
  • Assist with the development of estimates and proposals
  • In conjunction with the project teams develop competitive strategies for pursuits and execution plans
  • Collaborate with get work team members develop and maintain markets and
  • Act as the link between internal and external stakeholders including; the project, partners, sub-contractors, the business community and District leadership teams
  • Establish the project organization, roles and structure to ensure each employee is being effectively utilized and developed while assigned
  • Ensure business needs are identified and effective plans are in place to help prioritize and launch projects
  • Manage any change management, mitigate any risks and approve any key project deliverables
  • Oversee arbitration and decision making that may be beyond the authority of the Project Manager
  • Drive partnerships with other Districts to ensure 1Kiewit philosophy is fully embraced and executed
  • Ensure Kiewit’s strong safety and quality culture are integrated throughout project organization
  • Initiate project reviews to ensure that Kiewit basics and fundamentals are in place and fully executed
  • Resolve issues such as competition for resources and priority clashes
  • Champion project(s), selling and marketing the project throughout the organization
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a construction-related or engineering field or equivalent experience
  • 15+ years’ experience in construction or engineering field within the energy / infrastructure industries
  • Experience with electrical and instrumentation & controls is highly preferred
  • Exposure to EPC execution models is an asset
  • Experience leading multi-million dollar contracts, including ownership of operations, project administration, client relations and all other scopes relative to large construction projects.
  • Competent in the use of computer software applications used for project control and administration, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook
  • Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
  • Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety, quality, ethics and integrity
  • Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
  • Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail
  • Working Conditions

  • Fast-paced office environment; must be able to interact professionally with all levels of management while simultaneously manage a diversified workload and challenging situations efficiently and effectively
  • Must be an effective oral and written communicator
  • Ability to travel up to 50% and relocate as business needs requires.
  • We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination, and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

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