Senior Construction Manager

Calgary, AB

Our client in Calgary, Alberta is looking for a Senior Construction Engineer/Manager to join their team! This is a new role created to help the current leader. ****************************************************************** This individual must have: • Civil Earthworks Experience • Business Development Focus • Project Management Experience • Combination of Consulting and Construction Experience • 15+ years of experience directly managing heavy civil construction projects ****************************************************************** Duties and Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: • Support the management team and provide leadership within the Prairies & North Construction team to develop business and project opportunities, and win projects both externally (i.e. bring clients and projects from outside the current client list and book of business) and internally (i.e. internally within the current client list) to build top line and backlog for the Construction Division; • Support recruitment efforts to build core team and strengthen local capability and expertise within Prairies and North Construction Group, including personal referrals; • Support and leadership to identify and execute a focused business development strategy aligned with national and regional objectives, capability and expertise; • Project Management, and working in close collaboration and support of Project Managers, Design Managers, Engineers and project teams for successful execution and delivery of projects; • Lead and develop opportunities, including pre-construction activities and services and working in close collaboration with Estimators, Operation and Project Managers, Design Managers, Engineers and proposal and opportunity teams for bid submissions; • Client relationship management; • Support development of prequalified supplier and subcontractor list for proposal and project execution; • Providing construction perspective and input for early contractor involvement (ECI) services, toward the development of engineering designs, drawings and specifications, and estimating in support of consulting practice; • Leadership of all aspects of health & safety, and quality; • Participating in opportunity and project risk assessments and constructability reviews; • Working closely with management, managers and project controls staff to monitor and report on project progress; • Work with and guide onsite contractors and suppliers; • Training and mentoring junior and intermediate staff; • Resolving technical and construction related problems as they arise; • Leading and supporting client and project meetings; • Performing site inspections; and • Ensuring that pre-construction and construction management procedures and processes are followed. Required Qualification and Skills will include: • 15+ years of experience directly managing heavy civil construction projects; • Post-secondary education in civil engineering, construction management, project management or equivalent experience may be considered; • Proven history of networking and building strong industry connections; • Ability to build the business and grow topline; • Specific experience with earthworks (including mass haul planning), geotechnical construction; • Experience in health & safety management, construction estimating, planning, scheduling, cost control and contract management; • Experienced in management and supervision of site staff and trade contractors; • Experience working in the Alberta Oil Sands and/or surface mining is preferred; • An understanding of mechanical and electrical systems would be considered an asset; • Working knowledge of MS Project and Excel; and • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment. Our client is an award winning company that strives to be the leader in environmental and ground engineering in Canada and worldwide. It’s team-oriented approach and respect for all their employees ranks them as one of the “Best Employers” in Canada, and one of the “Best Managed” private companies in the engineering industry. Civil, Construction, Business Development, Client Management, Early Contractor Involvement, ECI, Heavy Civil, Construction Management, Project Management, Mass Haul Planning, Geotechnical Construction, Earthworks, Oil Sands, Surface Mining

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