Project Manager

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Lethbridge, AB
Job Type
Direct Hire
Apr 10, 2019
Job ID
Positive Life Concepts (PLC Recruitment) is seeking Individuals with extensive Project Manager experience to assist with an upcoming 7 month long project in the Lethbridge area. This is an excellent opportunity with competitive compensation to put your skills and knowledge behind an exciting project! 

General construction experience and/or Journeyman or Apprentice in Carpentry, Metal
Building Systems Erector, or other related construction trade and/or administrative experience.
  • A tidy and systematic approach to streamline projects through the planning, purchasing, and implementation phases
  • Project Management Certificate, PMP designation, or equivalent
  • Able to read blueprints and interpret contract documents
  • Experience with AutoCad is an advantage
  • Experience in all facets of building construction
  • Experience in construction equipment and tool requirements
  • Alberta Class 5 Drivers Licence (Clean Driver's Abstract)
  • First aid training
  • Computer skills with Microsoft Office products like Outlook, Word, Excel, and Project.
  • Physically fit
  • Required to supply certain tools and PPE on a daily basis
This position requires the applicant to work in an office environment for approximately 50% of the time and to work in the field the remainder of the time in both summer and winter conditions.
Supervision of construction projects involving the erection of buildings and other general construction projects including but not limited to:
  • Preparing a project schedule in consultation with the Sales Representative and General Manager and maintaining the construction schedule
  • Completing project information sheets and job checklists
  • Reviewing Fall Protection Plans and Site Evacuation Plans with the Safety Office
  • Obtaining quotes for materials required on projects
  • Issuing Purchase Orders and sub-contracts, approving project invoices. 
  • Pricing and issuing Change Work Orders
  • Assisting the customers with obtaining development and building permits
  • Ordering, checking, and recommending shop drawings
  • Corresponding with the suppliers and engineers prior to and after building orders
  • Preparing invitations to bid
  • Initiating sub-contract with trades
  • Reviewing general ledger accounts for correct coding of invoices
  • Maintaining project files, and following the "scope of work"
  • Preparing meeting agendas and minutes for construction meetings
  • Coordinating construction meetings, regular site visits and progress reports
  • Checking design drawings against construction drawings
  • Prepare monthly project progress billings
You shall be responsible for ensuring your daily work is carried out in a professional and diligent manner.
  • Ensure excellent communication between owners, sub-contractors, site supervisors/foremen and employees.
  • Ensure that site safety meetings are held as required and that the minutes of safety meetings and incident reports as delivered to the Safety Officer in a timely manner
  • Co-ordinate material, equipment, and personnel requirements for the project with the Site Foreman/Site Supervisor. 
  • Ensure the project progresses in a timely manner and within budget.
  • Report price discrepancies, budget over runs and job site issues to the Project Director at regular weekly meetings.

To Apply:
For the opportunity to be considered for this position, please submit your resume at We thank all applicants for their interest, however only applicants who have met the minimum qualifications will be considered and contacted. All resumes will be kept strictly confidential. We look forward to hearing from you!