Parsons Corporation Project Manager - Construction Contract Administration in Kitchener, Ontario
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Are you looking for an opportunity to be a leader for the Construction Contract Administration on major infrastructure construction projects? Are you interested in leading teams of Inspectors, Construction Contract Administrators and other staff? Are you well versed in heavy civil construction? If so, Parsons has a great opportunity for you to join us on a significant capital improvement program.
In this role, you will plan, schedule, supervise, and exercise administrative authority over the construction contract administration team. The successful candidate controls contract administration resources and activities in the oversight of construction projects. The Project Manager must be capable of managing a project valued up to $50 million in total construction cost.
The Project Manager will be responsible for administration and oversight of various construction activities on MTO and other municipal projects. This includes writing work plans, estimating construction costs and reporting project status throughout it's lifecycle. The Project Manager will be the link between the client and the construction project while providing leadership to the CA team. This position will report directly to the Regional Program Director.
In this role you can expect to:
Provide construction oversight and administration to ensure a quality construction product that adheres to design specifications and standards.
Collaborates with construction contractors to eliminate any hazards associated with the work that may adversely affect the environment or the safety or health of employees.
Oversees the contract administration documentation, design drawings and specifications, back-charge documents, change orders, etc.
Makes decisions regarding long-range planning, scheduling, budgeting, work priorities, and personnel. Provide advice on field engineering procedures, construction methods, and financial matters to management
Plans, directs, supervises, and controls the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the assigned project. Assigns responsibility for executing project plans to key subordinates after careful assessment of how to utilize their qualifications and strengths. Provides input to performance reviews and development plans for subordinates. Field responsibilities may include labor relations, local procurement and payroll operations, etc., if required.
Oversees establishment of Project Execution Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan, and other documents as required.
Mobilizes company resources, through liaison with support departments, other offices, or subsidiaries, to create project teams capable of completing effective, quality work. Discusses the qualifications required of the key project positions in specific detail with the profit center and department managers. Collaborates with the office facilities staff to address project space requirements.
Works with other managers, project engineers, and discipline leads to develop budgets, schedules, and plans for the various elements of a project. Ensures that the project meets or exceeds goals established in these plans.
Works with the key project individual to devise and execute actions plans to rectify potential cost overruns or delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work. Advises the client and company management of any such changes. The Project Manager is specifically responsible for maintaining current and timely change orders.
Promotes technical and commercial excellence on the project through application of Quality Assurance processes. Monitors and reports to management on the progress of all project activity within the program, including significant milestones, and any conditions, which would affect project cost or schedule. Establishes weekly meeting to review project status and formulate action items.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
Still interested? You will have comprehensive knowledge of engineering and construction-related processes, as well as industry practices. Also requires excellent written and oral communication skills, a familiarity with CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with engineering and construction, and performing in a lead capacity on a project.
Bachelor's degree in Project Management or Civil Engineering related technical/business field
10+ years of related engineering management experience on large scale programs
Incumbent should have a broad general technical and business background.
Professional registration with PEO
Must have the ability to manage projects, interface with clients and enjoy being hands on technically in the project.
Our Project Managers get very involved in the designs on the project.
Comprehensive knowledge of industry standards Incumbent must meet Parsons' project management certification requirements.
Proven ability to perform in a management capacity, excellent written and oral communications
Must be able to meet customer security requirements.
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.
A full-service engineering and construction firm, we work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.
We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as health, vision, dental, employer paid provincial care premiums, Defined Contribution Pension Plan (DCPP), Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA), Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), life insurance, paid time off, sick leave, all province observed holidays off, and gym membership discounts to fit your busy lifestyle!
The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.
Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.
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