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Project Manager, Heavy Civil Contracting – Permanent – 2781


Parker Huggett Limited

Project Manager, Heavy Civil Contracting – Permanent – 2781 Ottawa, ON

About the Opportunity 

Parker Huggett is proud to continue supporting a long-term client and successful contractor in Ottawa’s Heavy Civil Space in their search for an experienced Project Manager.

This forward thinking and multi-disciplinary solutions provider has grown from strength-to-strength over the years as a result of fostering a collaborative, innovative, and winning culture.

Now, with plenty of work in the pipeline and ambitious plans for continued growth, they are looking for Project Managers to grow with them. Are you ready for the next challenge in your career?

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure project(s) meet anticipated schedules, stay within budget, meet clients’ expectations and are executed at the highest level of quality
  • Preparing contracts and negotiating revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements
  • Preparing and managing project budget/itemized costs, construction schedules and milestones, and monitoring project’s progress
  • Directing the purchase of building materials and equipment
  • Monitoring site safety and ensuring compliance to OH&S Act and COR standards
  • Providing direction for construction methodologies and directing designers in the completion of detailed designs and construction drawing preparations
  • Preparing technical specifications for construction services, utilities and works
  • Analyzing and providing feedback on reports, design and analysis completed by third parties, including engineering firms, architects and technical consultants
  • Maintaining effective communications with senior management and the project team – representing the company effectively and professionally
  • Preparing various documents such as technical documents, meeting minutes, project progress status and change order summaries
  • Developing and maintaining effective working relationships with all internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensuring Site Superintendents are up to date on-site project documentation

About You

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Prior experience managing heavy civil projects up to $1-5m
  • A team-first approach
  • Exceptional communication skills, oral and written
  • Accountability
  • Strategic thinking and Problem-solving skills

About the Job

This is a full-time, permanent position, offering competitive salary, benefits and allowances. This position is based in Ottawa.

How to Apply

Please apply by clicking the “Apply for Job” button and follow the instructions to submit your résumé. You can also apply by submitting your résumé directly to If you are already registered with us, please contact your Recruiter and quote job 2781.

Thank you for your interest in this role. One of our Recruiters will be in touch with you if your profile meets the requirements for the role and the expectations of our clients. Please note that all candidates must be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. 

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