Project Manager – Heavy Civil/Construction

Project Manager – Heavy Civil/Construction


Job Position: Project Manager – Heavy Civil/Construction

Company: Parsons

Expected salary:

Location: Yellowknife, NT

Project Manager – Heavy Civil/Construction Job Details:


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Job Description:

Project Manager – Mining/Remediation/Construction

Parsons is the Construction Manager for the Giant Mine Remediation Project. This is a world class remediation project using innovative methods, to deliver a safe environment. The project is expected to last over 10 years and is located just outside the City of Yellowknife, NWT. We are looking for highly motivated and qualified project managers who have experience managing civil construction projects. The successful candidates will be responsible for project and construction management to deliver work packages from the design phase through to project closeout and hand over.

Local candidates and candidates willing to relocate to Yellowknife are preferred but open to considering candidates who can travel to the Yellowknife area for the project on a case-by-case basis. Travel will vary depending on season and projects but generally will be more in the summer and less at other times.

What You’ll Be Doing:

Participate in design reviews and provide constructability inputs.

Responsible for planning, managing, progressing the work package from completion of design phase through to close out and hand over.

Responsible for development of internal budgetary estimates and schedule.

Responsible for development of scopes of work and tender packages. Pre-bid meeting, pre-bid tours and related communication requirements.

Participate in bid evaluations and contract awarding.

Responsible for contractor onboarding, document submittals and approvals to facilitate mobilization and construction execution.

Responsible for execution of construction activities and contractor performance. Compliance to scope, schedule, budget, daily weekly reporting and planning, quality of work, safety and environment. Issues and risk resolution.

Responsible for managing requests for information processes and flow.

Responsible for managing compliance to the change order process and procedures. With a thorough understanding of scope, specification, contract, field activities to support this function and relate documentation requirements.

Responsible for maintaining, tracking and reporting out on project deliverables. Schedule, cost, quality of work, safety and environmental compliance, Issues and resolutions.

Effectively communicate, lead and align with construction superintendents, construction inspectors, QA QC coordinator, finance, procurement, document control, planning, scheduling and estimator and contractors.

Assists the Construction Manager with resolving issues when variance in cost, schedule or quality arise by working with the sub-contractors to develop and implement corrective actions

Assists the Mine Manager, H&S Manger, and Environmental Manager in ensuring HS&E awareness and compliance by all sub-contractors.

Preparation of monthly reports on work package progress with schedule and budget compliance assessment for delivery to the Construction Manager and Senior Project Manager. May participate on status briefings with the client.

What Required Skills You’ll Bring

A degree or technology diploma in Engineering, Geology, or a directly related technical field;

12+ years of experience in project management, construction management, specifically, in developing project requirements and plans; preparing cost estimates; participating in contract bidding and award processes, managing projects in execution phase, and managing project closeout

5+ years of work experience in heavy civil, northern mining or remediation projects

5+ years of experience working in Northern Canada is an asset

Knowledgeable of industry practices and regulations

Knowledgeable of current technologies and how it can be effectively utilized on projects

Professional designation (or the ability to obtain one) as a professional geologist, engineer, CET, additionally a PMP designation is preferable

Experience managing on site activities of multiple subcontractors

Experience addressing and resolving issues such as poor performance by subcontractors

Must have the ability to work independently and coordinate members of a team

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as health, vision, dental, employer paid provincial care premiums, Defined Contribution Pension Plan (DCPP), Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA), Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), life insurance, paid time off, sick leave, all province observed holidays off, and gym membership discounts to fit your busy lifestyle!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!

How to Apply?

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