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Project Manager

Guelph, ON

We’re looking for an experienced Project Manager who will be reporting to the President, working from our Guelph office. The successful candidate will be part of a team of construction professionals responsible for overall administrative direction using Procore and Sage Timberline.


Qualifications:

  • 5 or more years ICI construction experience in Project Manager role

  • Degree/diploma in Engineering or Construction Management or equivalent combination of technical training and/or related experience

  • Proficiency in MS Office, specifically Excel and Word

  • Proficiency using Sage Timberline or equivalent and Procore

  • Understanding of construction contracts

  • Seasoned written and oral communication

  • High level of confidentiality, sound judgement, diplomacy and understanding

  • Ability to work effectively under tight deadlines

  • Strong detail orientation, proactive approach, and follow up skills

  • Flexible and proficient at managing high work volumes and rapidly changing priorities

  • Strategic thinker


Responsibilities:

  • Participating in pre-job planning meetings and subcontractor proposal review

  • Ensuring job start documents and purchase orders are expedited

  • Co-operating fully with the Project Superintendent and site staff

  • Preparing working construction schedule and updates with the Project Superintendent

  • Logging and approving shop drawings

  • Managing contract changes and purchase order revisions

  • Managing estimated cost changes

  • Managing requests for information

  • Liaising with owner, architects, consultants, suppliers, subcontractors

  • Chairing owner meetings

  • Reviewing and approving all subcontractor/supplier invoices

  • Preparing initial billing breakdown and manage subsequent monthly billings

  • Adopting and implementing the Newton Group Health and Safety Program and ensuring it is part of trade meetings

  • Reviewing and monitoring job cost and labour costs reports with Superintendent

  • Managing project deficiencies working with Superintendent

  • Managing job completion documents

  • Participating in Project Completion Analysis with Superintendent and other Newton Group staff

  • Actively mentoring project coordinators and support staff on an ongoing basis


Hours: 44 hours per week, as required


Benefits: Safety Eye Protection, Hearing Protection, Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance, Long Term Disability, match employee pension contributions, and Health Care Spending Account. Waiting periods and restrictions apply.


Language: Able to speak, read and write English


Newton Group encourages people to enjoy work and working with others, to be creative and effective in teams, to be reliable for other team members and to develop efficient work habits to serve customers well and deliver best value excellent buildings and structures.


Newton Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes all applicants who consider themselves qualified.


Qualified candidates should email their resume or fax to: 519-822-6159


Please note that only candidates being invited to interview will be contacted, no agencies and no telephone calls please.


Job Types: Full-time

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