Project Manager, Conveyance Toronto, ON 04/06/2019


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TORONTO
WSP is currently seeking a Project Manager to join our Conveyance Infrastructure department, located at our client project office. Reporting to the Manager of Conveyance Infrastructure this position will be responsible for project management, project documentation and controls, of multi-million-dollar water/wastewater and other infrastructure conveyance projects, such as large diameter municipal water mains and sewers (sanitary and storm).
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Coordinate teams including staff from within the group as well as staff from other consultants, other business units and ensure communications are provided in an accurate and timely manner;
  • Manage consultants including request for proposal, requests for quotation, proposals, agreements, invoices, schedules and deliverables
  • Conduct meetings with project stakeholders and ensure that the meeting adheres to an agenda and is focused and effective, prepare meeting summaries and meeting information packages
  • Develop, track and monitor budgets as well as provide forecasts on a regular basis;
  • Prepare and distribute monthly progress reports
  • Coordinate with project accounting and manage budgets and accounts payables and receivables in the accounting information systems and ensure accurate and timely completion, and all documentation is provided to the client
  • Develop realistic baseline schedules and monitor and maintain these on a regular basis, providing justification where revisions are warranted through proper change management process
  • Review project deliverables to ensure requirements are fulfilled
  • Maintain communications with clients and project teams and prepare responses and logs to team and client requests
  • Review in detail contract documents and agreements to be able to identify task/client requests that are within approved scope or that require amendment through change management process
  • Set up and Maintain document management systems, and project storage folders internally and for the client
  • Apply Triple Bottom Line (financial, social, environmental) assessment to each client project, and
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, preferably Civil Engineering
  • Minimum of 3+ years of municipal infrastructure experience in Public Sector projects in Southern Ontario and project controls
  • Professional Engineer designation preferably in Ontario;
  • CAPM, PMP Certification are an asset
  • Proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Project; knowledge of Primavera and SharePoint is an asset
  • Project Management experience on municipal water and sewer projects;
  • Familiarity with Class EA, planning, and approval process;
  • Knowledge of linear infrastructure processes for design and contract administration
  • Ability to quickly identify and understand project issues and opportunities and proactively provide options for solutions
  • Knowledge and application of Ontario Environmental standards and guidelines

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).
WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.
WSP Canada Inc.
Toronto, ON
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