Project Manager - EPCM

Job Title: Project Manager - EPCM
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Calgary, Canada
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-03-12
Reference: BH-104007
Contact Name: Malgorzata Stefan
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 12, 2019 17:10

Job Description

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base. Our client is currently seeking an Project Manager – EPCM to be based in  Calgary, AB on a permanent basis.  


  • Oversees assigned project management staff and participates in the estimates, plans, design reviews, monitoring of Industrial projects, schedules, coordination of construction processes, including the selection, hiring, and oversight of specialty trade contractors; site preparation, including land clearing and earth moving; sewage systems; landscaping and road construction; building construction, including excavation and laying of foundations and erection of the structural framework, floors, walls, and roofs; and building systems, including fire-protection, electrical, plumbing, air-conditioning and heating, process piping and controls systems;
  • Evaluates execution strategies to ensure the implementation of best combined utilization of materials, equipment, labour and sub-contractors;
  • Oversees the planning and manages the proper resourcing of staff, sub-contractors, equipment, vehicles, and materials;
  • Ensures project staff maintain health, safety, security, environmental and quality standards in all aspects of the project;
  • Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with internal and external partners, clients, vendors, and sub-contractors to ensure attainment of assigned objectives;
  • Supervises, develops and asseses project management, project coordination staff under his/her control, ensuring their training and development to meet personal and business requirements;
  • Advises and participates in the construction pre-planning and bid process, providing technical expertise on construction techniques and methods to establish the most beneficial project execution strategies;
  • Maintains ongoing communication with the client, addressing issues and deficiencies as required;
  • Ensures schedules are maintained and effective project costs are within budget;
  • Completes a full review and has an understanding of construction budgets, drawings and detailed scope of work for assigned project;
  • Prepares a pre-mobilization execution plan, detailing an overall project construction schedule, assuring realistic target dates and benchmarks are proposed to execute a project successfully;
  • Maintains accurate project record documentation and project files;
  • Travels to project sites as needed to address pre-construction kick off meeting, progress meetings, overall project status updates and site management supervision coverage. Travel will be approx. 25% of the time;
  • Ensures all project and client specific HSE and QA policies and guidelines are met;
  • Administers change orders as per client requirements;
  • Maintains accurate accounting records in accordance with QMS procedures;
  • Operates within ISO Quality system and company safety policy in all phases of assignments;
  • Upon project completion, provides a Construction Close-Out Report summarizing project closing costs and any variances from that of project bid cost;
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.
Desired Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree in Engineering  or a related technical field;
  • A minimum of 7-10 years’ experience in construction management/project management, as well as mandatory previous experience with Power Plant projects, Heavy Industrial and Commercial Construction;
  • Experience working in a Design-Build General Contractor company;
  • Completion of a recognized project management program and PMP designation;
  • Proven leadership, business acumen, analytical capabilities and negotiation skills;
  • A self-starter with above average experience/knowledge in client and internal relationship building in a cross-cultural environment;
  • Excellent organizational, problem solving and time management abilities;
  • Strong problem-solving skills combined with a creative spirit; and a highly inquisitive approach;
  • Proficient using scheduling software and accounting systems;
  • Proficient using Microsoft Suite of Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Outlook), P6 (Primavera), Procore, SharePoint and Office 365;
  • Mandatory experience working on EPC & EPCM type projects 
Only qualified candidates will be contacted