Project Manager/Field Engineer

Location: Burlington, ON or Surrey, BC, ON or BC, Canada
Date Posted: 05-09-2018
Emterra Group is a leader in providing integrated recycling resource management and waste disposal solutions to the industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) sectors and municipalities throughout Canada. Our view of waste management means maximizing recycling and waste diversion.  Whether you see it as garbage, waste, trash, rubbish or junk, we see waste another way – as a resource to be collected and recycled into new, usable products. From tire recycling to liquid waste – we turn waste into resources.

The Project Manager will be based out of our corporate office (Surrey or Ontario) and is responsible to plan, budget, oversee and document all aspects of projects. This roll requires skilled leadership, and effective communication. Critical components of this role include but are not limited to status reporting, risk management, escalation of issues that cannot be resolved in the team, and, in general, making sure the project is delivered in budget, on schedule, and within scope while effectively managing client relations. Our vision is to be the best company to work for; the best company for safety, quality and value; the best company for customer service; and advance our companies technical expertise to be a leader in the industry.

What will you do?
  • ‚ÄčResponsible for full cycle project management including but not limited to – initiation, planning, execution and closure;
  • To plan, in conjunction with the Director of Special Projects, to execute projects in accordance with Corporate Policy;
  • Professional leadership by creating and maintaining good relations and communications between corporate team members, client team members, and the public in accordance with responsibilities and duties common to all managers;
  • Develop and maintain a detailed project plan and ensure project safety and environmental controls are adhered to;
  • Manage each project on a proactive basis by looking ahead, minimizing site PO’s, ensuring materials are on site well in advance of the work, obtaining competitive subcontractor and material pricing in conjunction with the Site Supervisor and coordinating subcontractor’s well in advance of the required date they are expected on site;
  • Review of early payment rebates from all suppliers and subcontractors in order to enhance Emterra Technical profitability and subcontractor reliability and relationships for this project as well as future projects;
  • Managing project deliverables are in line with the project plan and specifications;
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate change management techniques, and billing in a timely and accurate fashion;
  • Manage and control all documents (such as Request for Information, Submittals, Field Advice Memos, and Site Instructions) so they are submitted and responded to per contractual requirements;
  • Preparation of Monthly Progress billing on time and with accurate progress percentages. For projects with duration of less than a month, timely billing at time of completion is required;
  • Prepare Project Status Reports for management and Client representatives;
  • Raise and discuss relevant issues at project meetings. Prepare and issue minutes of all project meetings;
  • Ensure the project budget is setup within the project cost control system (View Point);
  • Work with the Director of Special Projects to assist is selecting subcontractors that are economically reliable and professional; in conjunction with reviewing early payment discounts that can be applied to the subcontract;
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders;
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks;
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors.
What will you bring?
  • Open to change and the ability to identify where it is needed and how to make it happen;
  • Bachelor’s degree or college diploma in; construction technology,  project management, civil, or mechanical engineering/technology or equivalent industry experience. (Extensive experience in the construction industry may substitute for post-secondary education requirements.)
  • 10-15 years’ experience in project management in construction;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint is required;
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD is required;
  • Effective communication and collaboration with trades people and internal/external stakeholders.
  • Ability to represent the Emterra Technical Team at all project meetings in a professional manner and maintain good relationships with the Client, Subcontractors and personnel;
  • Critical thinking with a problem/solution type of approach;
  • Strong Problem Solving, fault diagnoses and innovation;
  • Ability to approach problems logically and seek innovative solutions;
  • Ability to work in a diverse, multi-cultural and dynamic environment;
  • Valid Driver’s License;
  • Available to travel up to 75% across North America.
What do we have to offer you?
  • A rewarding career in a Company with a mission to create environmentally sustainable communities;
  • Base salary structure along with Group Insurance Plan;
  • A solid organization within which you are able to develop your competencies for future growth;
  • Ongoing support and resources to ensure your success in this role;
  • A family-oriented culture with an entrepreneurial mind-set that encourages you to take ownership of your role and effect change.
Emterra Group is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC). 
Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources in any of the following ways: 905-336-9084; or by mail at 1122 Pioneer Road, Burlington, ON, L7M 1K4.
No agencies. No phone calls please. Emterra thanks all applicants for their interest however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.
 
Emterra Group is a leader in providing integrated recycling resource management and waste disposal solutions to the industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) sectors and municipalities throughout Canada. Our view of waste management means maximizing recycling and waste diversion. Whether you see it as garbage, waste, trash, rubbish or junk, we see waste another way – as a resource to be collected and recycled into new, usable products. From tire recycling to liquid waste – we turn waste into resources. 

Emterra Group is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of all individuals in accordance with legislation and Human Rights in all provinces.  Should you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources in any of the following ways:  send an email to hr@emterra.ca; by phone 905-336-9084, Extension 1103 or by mail to 1122 Pioneer Road, Burlington, ON L7M 1K4.
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