Project Manager
in Saint John, NB

Saint John, NB
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: 2844
Commercial Properties Limited (CPL) has been developing and managing properties in Eastern Canada for over fifty years. We offer high quality premises, great locations, and focus strongly on tenant service. Our specialties include professional offices as well as industrial and retail real estate. We have completed several exciting projects over the recent past that we feel have made a difference in the communities they serve.
We are searching for a Project Manager to take the lead on maintenance-related repair and capital improvement projects on existing CPL buildings. This position will have responsibility for projects that may be completed through hiring a general contractor or, on smaller projects, managing sub trades directly. The position will ensure CPL is continuing to improve on energy efficiency, maintaining a high level of quality and performance as well as cost effectiveness. Being creative and looking for unique solutions for common problems, as well as knowledgeable and current with new systems and their performance/costs will be critical to the success of the position.
Position Scope:
  • Manage projects from concept to completion
  • Manage contractors, consultants, and other stakeholders; develop strong client relationships; resolve issues or recommend resolutions
  • Report regularly on project status in written and financial reports; establish, co-ordinate and maintain project documentation.
  • Develop and manage project-specific budgets including acquiring pricing; ensure appropriate approvals and required documentation and processes are in place before proceeding with work activities. Review progress claims from contractors for compliance with agreements and recommend payments.
  • Tendering, contract awards and contract management.
  • Prepare budget and cost report tracking.
  • Quantify design and scope changes.
  • Ensure that Safety is top priority on all projects with contractors, consultants, and stakeholders.
  • Obtain the required project approvals from relevant stakeholders (internal approval, zoning, heritage, etc.) including the review and interpretation of municipal by-laws.
  • Identify, obtain and manage environmental approvals, permits or licenses, as appropriate to the project.

Required Education and Experience:
  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in Engineering with 3-5+ years' experience directly with construction projects of varying size and scope.
  • Professional Engineer P.Eng, or Professional Technician P.Tech and/or Project Management Professional PMP Certification would be considered an asset.
  • Broad base of knowledge in building codes and relevant legislation including Occupational Health & Safety Legislation would be considered an asset.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills with a strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, combined with the ability to effectively influence others and successfully resolve a variety of client, project and technical issues.
  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Office, MS Project, and MS PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Legislation.

If you are interested in the position, please apply here with a resume and cover letter.
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