Intermediate Project Manager

  • Dependent on experience.
  • Canada Ontario Toronto
  • Contract
  • Power Generation, T&D

Intermediate Project Manager


The role of the Intermediate Project Manager (PM) is to execute project specific tasks or manage full project execution from inception to closeout for one or several Internet Service Providers (ISPs) as directed by the Senior Project Manager.  The Intermediate PM will work in concert with the Senior PM to oversee the day-to-day operations of the ISPs broadband portfolio and assist in the development and strengthening of the strategic partnership with the Client.  The Intermediate PM will work closely with the Senior PM to deliver construction project safety, quality, schedule, cost control, contracts, subcontractors, suppliers, proposals, estimates, documentation turnover, client relations/management, field staff and other duties required to execute Construction Management, Construction, and Program Management projects.

Each Intermediate PM will be assigned the responsibility to manage either discrete parts or all aspects of a broadband Joint-Use project, at the discretion of the Senior PM and Lead Project Manager to enable the successful completion of projects within specified dates and establishing and maintaining a professional and satisfactory relationship with Client, the ISP(s), subcontractors, regulatory agencies and other project stakeholders. Major responsibilities for the Intermediate PM will include a combination or the totality of the following as determined by the Senior PM:

  • Develop contractor ‘scope of work’ by compiling information provided by the Client’s distribution lead.
  • Issue RFQ/RFP for the Client’s EPC providers.
  • Provide Administration of RFQ/RFP including (as required) site meetings, clarifications, tender and close out.
  • Act as the Owner’s Agent, providing PM services for the execution of work associated with the Client’s approved joint use applications.
  • Review permit submissions from ISPs to facilitate bundling of work.
  • Complete cost sharing calculations and facilitate invoicing processes.
  • Develop and monitor project schedules, manage scope, and control project costs.
  • Assist with internal project financials, staffing, legal coordination, risk management, change management, and human resource issues.
  • Serve as the as the primary point of contact with client regarding efforts such as client coordination, strategic planning, master scope management, budget finances, subcontracting, project staffing, environmental compliance, facility support and schedule attainment.
  • Manage all aspects of project communication.
  • Develop and implement project policies and procedures, establish project controls systems and implement the project execution plan.
  • Work closely with the Project Team to ensure deliverables and services are being provided to Client’s satisfaction and that projects are following internal QA/QC guidelines.
  • Review, approve, and communicate internal and external reports including project budgeting, project cash flow forecast, and project status reports.  Present reports to the Lead Project Manager, Program Manager as well as internal and external executive management as required.
  • Responsible for facilitating project cost reporting, scheduling, work breakdown structure establishment, project set-up and closeout, and field progress tracking specific to construction and construction related activities or program level activities as required.
  • Develop and oversee materials receiving and management process, including inventory control, receipt of goods, storage, and transportation as required.
  • Review contract documents with field staff to verify compliance of subcontractors and client contractors, safety and health requirements, quality, and schedule.
  • Adhere to company’s safety programs, trainings, and policies, as well as promote and manage the Safety & Health performance of project team members and subcontractors.
  • Report regularly on progress, cost and schedule metrics, procurement issues, safety or environmental concerns, design questions, potential impacts, and any issues requiring office support.
  • Other related duties as the needs are identified.

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction, construction management or related field from an accredited curriculum. Applicable experience may be substituted for degree requirement.
  • Minimum of six (6) years of project management experience.
  • Professional Engineering (PE) registration preferred.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.
  • Must have ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of industry, government and public contracts on project-related matters.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to travel. Valid driver's license required. In addition, must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy.  

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access).
  • Experience with document control, scheduling, cost control and project management software is preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle large volumes of work and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Multiple years of experience on construction project sites or executing program management in the industries of energy, or, transmission & distribution is preferred.
  • A basic understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles is required.
  • Must be able to meet the company's driving requirements.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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