Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager – Highrise
Reports To: Vice President Construction
Department: Construction II

Position Summary

The Project Manager oversees the project team(s) on their assigned site(s) to establish the project scope and ensure the project(s) is completed within budget and according to schedule. Manage relationships with consultants, trades, owners, and other key stakeholders to provide updates regarding the project’s progress, changes in schedule and budget, and notify them of any potential risk and associated implications.


• Provide overall management, administrative and project direction for one or more projects.
• Support the project(s) during preconstruction by assisting with the development of the budget, schedule, and site logistics plans. Identify and assist with the resolution of constructability concerns as architectural and engineering plans are developed.
• Manage all aspects of the project performance including cost, schedule, quality, and safety through project duration.
• Assist consultant team with coordination of architectural and engineer drawings. Identify potential constructability and coordination issues and effectively communicate them to the team.
• Lead consultant coordination meetings during construction.
• Communicate with owners, trade contractors, consultants, and team members to resolve issues.
• Managing project performance and providing performance status reports for safety, cost forecast and schedule.
• Negotiating and issuing subcontracts, revisions, major purchase orders and progress payments and monitoring their progress and schedule.
• Preparation of subcontractors’ specific scope of work tender package.
• Lead the distribution of all project documents and records to all project stakeholders including owner, consultants, and trade contractors.
• Maintain familiarity with safety responsibilities and regulations.
• Manage and mentor junior staff.
• Assist with estimating as required.
• Other duties as assigned.

Academic/Professional Requirements:

• Educational and experience requirements include a Construction and/or Business related university degree, college diploma or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or related experience.

Required Skills/Experience:

• A minimum of 8 years construction high rise experience.
• Proven people management ability.
• Time management skills.
• Strong knowledge of high-rise project architectural and engineering drawings.
• Foresight to predict problems before they develop.
• Advanced knowledge of various construction disciplines, safety regulations, scheduling, cost control, quality control.
• Knowledge of Tarion guidelines.
• Health and Safety certificates (WHMIS, Working at Heights, Basics to Supervision)
• Ability to assume responsibility, interface, and clearly communicate with others.
• Enthusiasm for challenging and new initiatives.


The Project Manager must be client focused, advocate and communicate a positive image of the company, both internally and externally. The Project Manager shall take accountability for decisions made and conduct oneself in a respectful and ethical manner in representing the Trust’s interests. The Project Manager shall demonstrate entrepreneurialism and behave like an “owner” in carrying out daily tasks and responsibilities, demonstrating creativity and resourcefulness in achieving desired results. The Project Manager is expected to be a team player and work effectively with colleagues and associates in terms of input, sharing of ideas and working to achieve common goal.

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