Recruiter : Arpitha Sumukharya
We are currently requesting resumes for the following position : Project Leader
Resume Due Date : Monday July 15th (5 : 00PM EST)
Duration : 24 months
Location : Thunder Bay ON, P7B 0A3
Prepare and coordinate the preparation of all information pertinent to an assigned project and alternatives to be considered for input into planning.
Develop structures for estimating and controlling project funds. Gather input from stakeholder departments and agencies to ensure project requirements are captured and detailed in the estimate and execution plans.
Arrange for application to, and negotiate with internal and external agencies for all necessary approvals, licenses, permits or clearances required.
Ensure proper process is followed when defining labour requirements and arranging for labour resources. Coordinate the clarification of design and specification requirements, and arrange for necessary changes.
Co-ordinate and participate in the preparation of specifications, bid packages, evaluation of tenders, and purchasing recommendations.
Maintain close liaison with field construction forces and operations on matters involving design, schedules, costing, and other related issues.
Provide immediate and higher management with regular project or work package reports. Monitor, evaluate and report on cost and schedule, and manage changes.
Review cost variance reports, provide explanations and recommendations for disposition of variances, and take corrective actions when required.
Evaluate project plans at every stage for project risk and develop mitigation plans. Execute other project management functions as required by corporate policies and procedures.
Act as the Constructor’s Supervisor as defined in the Occupational Health and Safety Act, or Contract Monitor as required.
Manage contractors according to Contractor Management governance, providing oversight and verification. Review and approve as required contractor submissions, schedules, work methods and quality procedures.
Ensure contractor is prepared to work safely by applying Contractor Management governance and following the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Corporate Safety Rules, the Contractor Safety Manual, and other applicable guidelines.
Recommend to Supervisor the assignment of additional resources as required. If contract administration or contract monitoring activities are undertaken by others in the project team, work closely with the team to ensure all project and contract requirements are communicated, and roles are clearly defined and properly understood.
Arrange and chair meetings involving appropriate stakeholders with a given project. Guide and direct discussions involving internal staff, contractors, manufacturers, suppliers and the like, in an effort to efficiently and effectively meet project objectives.
Coordinate the preparation of project turnover documentation and ensure completeness. Document and address outstanding project deficiencies.
Provide input as required, and utilize knowledge gained for Ontario Power Generation application.
Review and maintain awareness of all corporate and local procedures pertinent to project control and administration. Maintain process compliance during project execution and advise supervisor if compliance cannot be achieved.
Meet with potential buyers and attempt to influence same to accept such equipment in lieu of other purchases.
Communicate with project management counterparts internally and externally to discuss views on improved processes, designs, products, methods and techniques.
Assign portions of the work, and provide advice and direction as required. Check and assume responsibility for the work issued.
Requires experience in managing conflicting priorities of scope, schedule, cost and quality. Requires familiarity with equipment and processes in generating station or similar heavy industry.
Requires experience to solve problems and provide guidance. Requires knowledge of cost accounting and forecasting as it relates to project management.
Requires knowledge of commercial contracting methods, contract management, construction methods, codes and standards, quality assurance and health and safety.
Requires strong organizational skills. Requires experience and ability as a team player to understand and manage the interrelationships of various internal and external groups in order to facilitate objectives and ensure projects satisfy stakeholder requirements.
Requires experience and knowledge related to environmental protection and associated concerns. Requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Experience in managing projects of increasing complexity is considered a necessary requirement. Project complexity would normally be defined by multiple-
contract, multiple stakeholder projects with schedule constraints.