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Construction Project Manager



Markham, ON, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Construction Project Manager - ( 240002EX )


We are strategizing, planning, and implementing projects that help clients achieve their organization’s objectives. Join our award-winning program management team and bring transformational project solutions to life.

By managing capital programs and projects as if they were our own, our project management business, and technical experts work with clients to strategize, plan, and implement projects that help them achieve their organization’s objectives. Our award-winning team has managed thousands of projects across all sectors — hospitals, airports, and entire university campuses; infrastructure like mass transit and water-treatment facilities; and energy and resource assignments, from mines to wind farms.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking a Project Manager (PM) to join our Program Management team. The Project Manager ensures the success of assigned projects through prudent management and oversight of all resources. The PM applies superior client service skills and project management best practices to deliver projects that meet financial and other objectives while exceeding client expectations. The successful candidate welcomes opportunities and challenges and brings superior consulting skills to each client interaction.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the approved scope, budget and schedule of projects.

  • Provide day-to-day project oversight and communication with the client and project team.

  • Develop, track, update, forecast and modify the project schedule and budget throughout all phases of the project.

  • Review and track all contracts, invoices, and payments to all contractors, consultants, and vendors.

  • Prepare reports for clients and other stakeholders.

  • Able to understand contracts and can assist with the negotiation of contracts.

  • Knows design and CA construction phases of project.

  • Review and approve all invoices and change orders associated with the project.

  • Evaluate, advise on, and assist in resolving disputes and claims.

  • Act as an ambassador of the company in all interactions with clients, consultants, and peers.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Detail-oriented, dependable, and able to perform well under the pressure of deadlines.

  • Adapts to a dynamic project environment and able to manage multiple tasks over an extended period.

  • Solid written communication skills.

  • Speaks clearly and persuasively with exceptional interpersonal skills.

  • Identifies open items and determines their impact on the critical path along with a proven ability to resolve same in a timely manner.

  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully with internal clients, external clients, and subcontractors.

  • Strong computer literacy in scheduling, word processing, presentation and spreadsheet software.

  • Experience with budget management in a package or custom software.

  • Understanding of plans and specifications.

  • General understanding of design and construction process and requirements.

  • Strong leadership skills & the ability to move a team forward.

  • Exceptional organizational skills and problem-solving abilities.

  • Experience in large scale industrial or similar construction projects.

  • Familiarity with Ontario and/or Canadian Design and Construction.

  • Ability to travel and visit project site locations as required.

Education and Experience

  • A technical degree/diploma/certificate or equivalent in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or a similar field would be an asset.

  • Minimum 8 years of related experience.

  • A Project Management certification such as PMP or an equivalent designation would be an asset.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees will have access to health, dental, and vision plans, a well-being program, health care spending account, wellness spending accounts, group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, group tax-free savings account, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage, and paid time off.

Temporary/casual employees will have access to group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, and group tax-free savings account.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : Canada-Ontario-Markham

Organization : BC-1262 Transpt-CA PMCM

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jun 17, 2024, 7:16:45 AM

Req ID: 240002EX

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans