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Posted on: July 12, 2021
Deadline: August 22, 2021
Grade: N/A
Campus: SGW


This posting represents a full-time five-year contract position.


Reporting to the Manager, Small Projects, the incumbent manages a series of smaller projects, including without limitations, the management of the following activities: project development, estimation, design, construction, equipment selection and installation, project costing, schedules, budgets and other related activities.

Primary responsibilities

  • Lead teams composed of internal clients and services, external contractors and professionals to the successful completion of assigned projects.
  • Organize, oversee and inspect work during construction and renovation projects to ensure conformity with project requirements, specification, schedule and university procedures and rules of governance.
  • Prepare project estimates, forecast and cost controls, including integration into University accounting systems; Prepare progress and status reports of projects.
  • Manage a series of projects primarily under $1M from the development, estimation and design phases, through construction while keeping within schedules, specifications and budgets.
  • Ensure documents required for tender and construction are complete, accurate and in conformity with University and government regulations.
  • Contribute to the development of formal programs that improve project management procedures, best practices and skills (partnership programs, improved PM procedures, data and cost benchmarking, quality programs, etc.).
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of professionals and contractors on different projects; manage contracts, including change orders.
  • Obtain permits and authority approvals from provincial and municipal officials, as required, and ensure projects follow laws and regulations for government reporting.
  • Coordinate and supervise department relocations associated with projects.
  • Undertake other tasks as required or assigned by the Manager or the Director of the unit.


  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture or Engineering and two to four years of related work experience in construction project management. Master in Project Management, an asset.
  • Permit holding member in good standing of the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec, the Ordre des Architectes du Québec, or another equivalent professional association, desirable.
  • Certification from the Project Management Institute (PMP) and/or LEED professional certification, an asset.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of building codes, construction practices, laws and procedures, as well as experience preparing accurate construction cost estimates. Experience with institutional-educational projects, highly desirable.
  • Track record managing projects on-time and on-budget while maintaining quality services.
  • Good knowledge (Level 4) of written and spoken English and French in order to write reports, respond with sensitivity to queries and communicate with the general public.
  • Basic knowledge of Word and PowerPoint and good knowledge (intermediate level) of Excel. Basic knowledge of MS Project.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work autonomously and in a team environment.
  • Customer orientation with ability to anticipate potential problems and address them proactively.
  • Strong business acumen, excellent judgement and negotiation skills.


$74,567.00- $89,056.00 per annum



Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by August 22, 2021. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

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