Project Manager

Etobicoke, ON /
Industrial Construction – Project Management /
Regular Full Time
/ On-site
Who We Are
Since 1954, Beedie has combined innovation and craftsmanship to bring new possibilities to life. Today, we are one of Canada’s largest industrial and residential developers, having completed more than 35 million square feet of new development across BC, Alberta, southern Ontario, and Las Vegas, Nevada. With multiple industrial projects currently under construction and 9 projects totaling over 1.5M SF currently in development across the GTA, Beedie is looking for talented individuals to join our growing Ontario team as we continue to build for good.

At Beedie, we foster talent, encourage innovation, and reward success. We’re always looking for like-minded people to join our team and share our passion for doing the best work of our lives. Our approach is simple: we work hard, we have fun, and we make a difference. And, we’ve been recognized as a top employer provincially and nationally. Our people are the heart and soul of our organization. If you are passionate, hardworking, ambitious, and want to be part of a dynamic and growing company that will take your career forward, join us.

Position Overview
This position will partner with our Project Management team, external consultant team and general contractor market from design and building permit coordination through to project completion. Responsibilities include overall construction performance including all aspects of pre-construction and construction such as, scheduling, administration of contracts, and project reporting.

Key Responsibilities

    • Lead the planning and implementation of assigned projects
    • Responsible for the overall project performance including schedule, budget, quality and safety
    • Maintain excellent relationships with municipalities, clients, architect, consultants, contractors, and internal project team
    • Participate in the review of the project estimate, schedule development, and constructability reviews with Design & Development Team during the Preconstruction period
    • Issue RFP’s and engage consultants required for BP coordination and construction administration
    • Prepare and obtain Building Permits by coordinating drawings and information required for the application and approval process and assist in obtaining all other municipal permits
    • Coordinate with Design and Development Team around overall project planning
    • Provide input on the head contract per the requirements of the project
    • Define the project approach, scope, and the critical milestones
    • Prepare and issue the Project RFP to approved contractors, including scope of work customized for the specific project
    • Review RFP responses and provide bid analysis and recommendations for award
    • Manage stakeholder and client expectations
    • Ensure that site safety, environmental assessments and start up documentation is in place prior to commencement of work on site
    • Responsible to obtain project specific insurance and to confirm the required contractor insurance is in place and up to date
    • Handle all change orders including tracking, negotiating, processing, and assessing cost and schedule impacts
    • Prepare/verify and monitor progress billings from contractors including confirming final holdbacks
    • Monitor the progress of the project and adjust as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project
    • Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that the work meets the specifications
    • Provide timely and effective project reporting including monthly project status reports, cost forecasting, cash flows, schedule updates, safety and quality updates and issues
    • Organize, oversee, and ensure that minutes for applicable meetings are provided for the projects including consultant, contractor, client and internal meetings 
    • Provide direction and support to Project Coordinators that includes mentoring, coaching, supervising, and assessing performances
    • Incorporate the construction department project management standards, procedures, and processes in all aspects of this project
    • Understand and enforce contractual responsibilities, contract documents, and provide dispute resolution
    • Participate in final inspection of the project along with the Asset Management team and have the contractor correct any remaining deficiencies
    • Ensure all required municipal inspections are performed and obtain the required occupancy permits for the project
    • Recover all Project Letters of Credit (LOC’s)
    • Oversee project closeout and evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase and provide a final report on the lessons learned

Desired Skills and Experience

    • 5-10 years of experience as Project Manager in Construction, preferably on Industrial Construction Projects
    • Experience with large complex projects
    • Post-secondary education in Construction Management, engineering, or equivalent experience
    • Passion for construction and project management
    • Excellent leadership skills and experience mentoring, managing, motivating, and developing staff
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage, timelines and budgets to ensure delivery of project objectives
    • Previous experience in developing detailed project plans using project management tools and methodologies
    • A track record of building successful teams, effectively motivating people and maintaining effective relationships with stakeholders
    • Strong negotiation and management skills
    • Strong planning and execution skills
    • Superior analytic, problem solving and judgement skills
    • Demonstrate ability to effectively communicate ideas and actions to those at all levels of the organization
    • Experience with process redesign, process mapping and documentation
    • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, challenging and constantly changing work environment
    • Strong technical skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); Procore, Yardi and P6 scheduling software
    • Thorough knowledge of construction accounting practices
We value your interest in Beedie.  While we can only respond to shortlisted applicants, we will keep your information on file and consider you for future opportunities as they come available.