Senior Project Manager

SKYGRiD Construction is committed to redefining the delivery of construction projects by driving our relationship with the customer. Our strength in achieving this lies in our knowledge and experience of the industry and our enthusiasm in applying new ideas to construction management while respecting best practices. SKYGRiD Construction is energetic, flexible, agile and growing!

Senior Project Manager – Residential Hi-Rise Project Values Range from $60 to $120 million

Currently we are seeking an experienced dynamic individual in our residential high rise division. The Senior Project Manager oversees the project teams, manages relationships with consultants, trades, owners and other key stakeholders, and invests time and effort in grooming up and coming leaders in the organization. SKYGRiD is a growing company so the applicant must be familiar with managing in a high pressure challenging environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the project teams on their assigned sites to establish the project scope and ensure the job is completed within budget and according to schedule
  • Provide overall management, administrative and technical direction for one or more projects
  • Reviewing initial drawings and project scope and ensure that the project is built in accordance with these documents
  • Conducting routine site visits to oversee the progress and scheduling of the trades
  • Identifying and advising the senior management team of potential problems, work interferences or schedule difficulties while assisting in circumventing/resolving such conflicts
  • Overseeing the tendering of and revision of contracts
  • Working with in-house Estimator(s) to review project scope, determine budget allocation and participate in the proposal stage
  • Overseeing the preliminary construction schedule with the Project Superintendent and Team
  • Overseeing and signing off on various reports produced by the Project Team including monthly reports and submittal reports
  • Enforce company and project policies, main client interface, and are responsible for project performance including: budget/costs, schedule, quality and overall project status
  • The ability to read, interpret, analyze and forecast a project’s costs and determine the status of the job in terms of schedule and costing
  • Assessing potential risks and notifying owners on a continuous basis
  • Conduct and efficiently manage project meetings weekly, bi-weekly or monthly as needed
  • Assure compliance with project construction schedule and budgets and assume responsibility for the commissioning of the project
  • Ensure the implementation of SKYGRiD’s Safety Program to create a safe work environment throughout the jobsites
  • Ensure comprehensive project close-out

Liaising with Owners, Consultants and Trades:

  • Maintain excellent relationships with clients, key stakeholders, consultants and trades
  • Meeting with consultants on a bi-weekly basis to review progress, discuss any changes in the structure or design and the impact on budget and schedule
  • Meeting with owners on a routine basis to provide bi-weekly updates on the status of the project, notify them of obstacles and challenges, and changes in timelines or budgets
  • Ensuring schedules are clearly communicated to trades and they are held accountable for meeting these schedules and deadlines
  • Liaising between consultants, trades and clients to communicate changes in the scope of the project to other parties, discussing implications on the schedule and budget, and substantiating the case for such changes
  • When changes in the scope of a project are made, working with consultants to explore and cost out feasible and creative options to address these changes and presenting these options to our clients
  • Requesting weekly updates from trades on progress and status of project
  • Working with trades to coordinate scheduling and organize the order of work to be completed
  • Preparing monthly reports for owners and presenting for sign-off

Coaching and Mentoring:

  • Providing learning opportunities to more junior counterparts on the team
  • Coaching team members and providing constructive feedback to assist in their professional growth
  • Contributing regular feedback and evaluating all team members annually

Required Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Educational and experience requirements include a construction related degree or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or related experience
  • Minimum of ten years’ experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrated ability to lead
  • Thorough understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards etc. and their impact on construction projects
  • Foresight to predict problems before they develop
  • Advanced knowledge of various construction disciplines, safety regulations, scheduling, cost control, quality control, engineering drawings and other documents
  • Ability to assume responsibility, interface and have superior communication and interpersonal skills essential
  • Enthusiasm for challenge and new initiatives
  • Proficiency in Office and Project Management software (e.g. MS Office/Project)

Start date: TBD
Job location: Toronto, ON
Traveling required: 50% – GTA
Salary: TBD
Type: Full-Time

Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Visit our website at www.skygrid.ca to explore other opportunities with SKYGRiD. SKYGRiD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.