QM Environmental is one of Canada’s largest full-service national civil and environmental remediation firms. Always committed to health, safety and the environment, along with our highly trained and qualified personnel QM LP has developed a robust network of suppliers, sub-contractors, consultants, First Nations partners and other strategic partners. Together we are able to meet the diverse needs of our clients across the country, offering everything from specialized services to large, complex end-to-end solutions.

QM’s four business lines include Demolition and Decommissioning, Hazardous Materials Abatement, Environmental Remediation including Civil Earthworks, and Emergency Management & Environmental Response Services.

We currently have openings in Burlington, ON and Delta, BC


The selected candidate will play a lead role in the growing water treatment services division at QM. Working directly with a dynamic team of professionals and field staff, the selected candidate will lead strategic and project initiatives focused on addressing our clients toughest water treatment challenges including sediment and erosion control, construction dewatering, contaminated water treatment, and industrial wastewater treatment projects.

Salary Range: $80,000.00 – $110,000.00

2-3 indicators that will be used to define and measure success in this position



Client Relationships and Business Development

•            Working with stakeholders to identify suitable business opportunities and prospects

•            Cultivating and managing business relationships, both new and existing

•            Leading the bid review process, including:

•            Responding to Request for Proposals, Request for Quotes, etcetera

•            Obtaining quotes and preparing cost estimates

•            Reviewing contracts

•            Evaluating bids, assessing risks, and presenting recommendations to leadership team

•            Winning business

Project Execution

  • Ensures projects are executed in accordance with client contract (including sub-contracts or contract changes), key performance indicators, QM financial targets, within budget and on-time
  • Opening jobs (Project Billing Sheet) and obtaining contracts and purchase orders
  • Billing procedures, requirements, etcetera
  • Ensures that field data, including approving time/hours for employees, is collected and maintained using the most recent version of the field pack
  • Preconstruction submittals / permits
  • Site documentation (Health and Safety Documentation / Field Packages)
  • Project file management
  • Ensure safety requirements are met
  • Job kickoff with total project team – passing bid knowledge on
  • Delegating work / engaging subcontractors
  • Providing information for creation of accurate purchase orders and managing purchase order process
  • Monitoring / guiding execution (budget, schedule, quality)
  • Ensuring project budget is up to date in NAV (working with Project Administrator)
  • Change order management
  • Project official communications / documentation
  • Chairing project meetings
  • Ensuring / optimizing job profitability and financial performance
  • Invoicing (with Project Administrator support)

Project Close-Out

  • Collection of money
  • Post construction submittals
  • Project profile summary content provided to marketing
  • Lessons learned / post mortem (both financial and technical)

Health and Safety

  • Is aware of and understands the application of all health and safety rules and regulations that apply, including QM’s Health and Safety Policies and Programs
  • Ensures that all projects are executed in accordance with, and exceeding, all health and safety rules and regulations that apply, including QM’s Health and Safety Policies and Programs
  • Other duties and responsibilities, as required



  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in business development and interacting with clients.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in project management with direct responsibility for all resource allocation and management responsibilities and with the administration of prime contracts, subcontracts, and contract changes.
  • In preparing construction estimates
  • In reviewing environmental site assessment reports for the purposes of understanding the contamination conditions of a property and how this relates to the implementation of a remediation solution.
  • In evaluating remedial options with respect to various technical, schedule, budget, regulatory, and financial constraints and for the purposes of guiding a design-build remediation process, or for proposing alternatives in a design-bid-build procurement
  • Education, Certifications
  • Graduate from both a secondary and a post-secondary institution
  • Graduate from a university program related to earth sciences or engineering (preferred)
  • Certified Engineering Technologist or Professional Engineer would be an asset
  • Knowledge
  • Of environmental legislation, standards, and guidelines related to contaminated sites
  • Of the Project Management Body of Knowledge published by the Project Management Institute
  • Of the engineering design, tender, and construction management processes and related contractual conditions for a variety of remediation technologies
  • Of water treatment unit process for management of solids and contaminants associated with construction projects, remediation projects, mining projects, and environmental works.
  • Abilities
  • To analyze and evaluate complex contaminated sites problems and to plan and lead multi-disciplinary teams of technical and field operations personnel and external consultants to execute remediation solutions
  • To prepare detailed ‘bottom-up’ construction cost estimates for the purposes of responding to specific tender requests and in preparing analogous or ‘top-down’ estimates for budgetary purposes
  • To understand contracts; communicate project risks effectively with clients and stakeholders and to negotiate contract changes
  • To work effectively with various computer software applications such as spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel or similar), project management and scheduling (Microsoft Project or similar), financial accounting (Explorer Contract Manager or similar);
  • Personal Suitability
  • Effective interpersonal relations
  • Leadership
  • Initiative
  • Thoroughness


Work is primarily in an office or home office environment but requires frequent travel to work sites, to monitor the progress of work and to meet with Site Superintendents and/or clients.

Who we are:

QM Environmental is one of Canada’s leading environmental and industrial services company. As a partner of choice, we are a team of passionate, diverse people with integrity committed to providing the most practical, cost-effective and innovative solutions to the most challenging environmental problems. Always committed to health, safety and the environment, QM has been experiencing consistent growth, and we would like to invite you to be part of our success.

What we offer:

– Extended Heath & Dental

– Life Insurance

– Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

– Long Term Disability

– Employee Assistance Program

– GRRSP and matching DPSP

– Discounted Health Club Membership

– Paid Vacation

– Diverse and Inclusive Work Environment

– And a great team!

Join the team!,

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

As proponents of Canada’s Black North Initiative, QM continues to support a culture of integrity, fairness and ethical practices. QM Environmental is a staunch advocate for diversity in all its forms, and especially welcomes applications from members of the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour) community, women, people with disabilities, the LGBTQ+ community, and those of diverse intersectional identities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process as well as part of employment with QM Environmental.

Job Title: Project Manager - Water Treatment
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Delta Burlington

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