QM Environmental is one of Canada’s largest full-service national decommissioning and environmental remediation firms. Always committed to health, safety and environment; QM has been experiencing a consistent growth in the last years and we would like to invite you to be part of this team.

We offer exciting career growth, professional development, and a culture that is supported by teamwork and open communication. At QM, you’ll have the opportunity to learn from and collaborate with some of the most talented professionals and innovative thought-leaders in the industry.

We are looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our Remediation team for the delivery of a multi-year major project in Gunnar, SK.

POSITION SUMMARY

Project Managers are responsible for executing projects that meet or exceed company financial targets, on time and within budget. Project Managers are also responsible for:

  • Managing client relationships, ensuring projects meet or exceed key performance indicators, and business development in both identifying potential works and estimating and working through the bid process
  • Overseeing on-site project resources, both human and capital, and
  • Ensuring that projects meet or exceed QM’s Health and Safety Policies and Programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES

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)

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

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

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in business development and interacting with clients
  • In project management and at least 5 years with the 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

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 ENVIRONMENT

  • Majority of time will be spent on job site; out of town travel is required
  • Hours can be long, 12 hours per day based on project and client requirements.
  • Use of specialized PPE may be required after appropriate training
  • Work is outdoors so appropriate clothing will be required
  • Both office and outdoor activities related to typical construction site work environments. Ability to work in inclement weather conditions and travel are required.

WORK HOURS: 12 hour shifts (7am to 7pm) on a rotation of 14 days ON and 14 days OFF

Job Category: Project Manager
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Gunnar

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