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Project Manager, Road and Highway Construction Contract Administration
Posted on 6/1/2022
Toronto, ON, Canada
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Registered or eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in road and highway construction in a consultant environment
  • Project Management experience with Ministry of Transportation of Ontario and/or regional municipalities in the GTHA
  • Proven experience working collaboratively across a matrix organization
  • Familiar with manuals, design standards and guidelines of Ministry of Transportation Ontario, Transportation Association of Canada, Ontario Provincial Standards and Specifications, and other relevant local requirements
  • Experienced in project management, report and proposal writing
  • Proficiency in the use of Construction Management System tools, such as Aurigo, Builterra or equivalent applications
  • Working knowledge in AutoCAD, MicroStation, CPS, HiCo and other related industry tools
  • Familiarity with civil engineering design tools such as InRoads, Civil 3D, and BIM is an asset
  • Strong working knowledge in application of relevant legislation such as the Construction Act and On-Site and Excess Soils Management
  • Demonstrated success in administering regulatory approvals associated with infrastructure projects, including permits with conservation authorities, road/rail authorities, and Ministry of Environment and Climate Change
  • Established relationships and proven track record with Ministry of Transportation of Ontario and other public sector clients in pursuing, winning and executing projects to their satisfaction
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Project, Excel, PowerPoint and Access)
  • Strong organizational skill and proficiency in both oral and written communication in English
  • Self-starter, able to work with minimal direction and in an interactive team atmosphere
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to independently represent the design team to clients
  • Oversee a team of site CA and inspection staff, including:Coordinating with Project Managers and prioritizing staff resources to best serve competing project needs.Understand client objectives, technical protocols, laws, guidelines and regulations that apply to the work. Overseeing production of appropriate site documentation, payment certificates, logbooks and so on, conforming to each client's specific needs.Direct and coordinate the activities of contract administrators, inspectors, site clerks and other supporting staff in the delivery of contract administration and inspection assignments.Assure compliance with project schedule, budget and procedures.Assure the delivery of quality products to clients.Maintaining necessary document control and participating in appropriate QA/QC processes
  • Act as a contract administrator on select complex construction assignments and carry out the required Construction Administration tasks in compliance with client standards for one or more construction projects (as scope and level of effort permit), ensuring that all necessary documentation is prepared, maintained and submitted, and maintaining the appropriate level of communication with the client and SNC-Lavalin Project Managers and design staff
  • Carry out Project Management duties on select projects, in compliance with corporate and client requirements
  • Mentor, train and monitor day to day performance of staff
  • Embrace behaviour-based safety and maintain a healthy and safe workplace, and ensure compliance with all applicable codes and legislation, including occupational health and safety, WHMIS and hazardous substances programs
  • Establish and maintain positive and effective working relations with all members of the project delivery team
  • Develop and maintain internal contract administration and inspection standards and protocols according to corporate policies and best practices
  • Maintain professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to keep abreast of the latest trends
  • Liaise and coordinate with clients, stakeholders and sub-consultants
  • Assign and review work of subordinate staff
  • Review and approve project documentation
  • Establish and maintain client contacts on technical and project administration matters
  • Prepare proposals and participate in business development
  • Analyze problems and determine critical factors for investigation
  • Organize and conduct investigations and analyses
  • Provide expert advice on administration processes and/or construction methods
  • Participate in the development of new engineering methods and technologies
  • Provide technical guidance and training to subordinate staff and co-workers
  • Propose staffing solutions, training and development opportunities
  • Organize and supervising work of a team of professionals and non-professionals
  • Be accountable for unit deliverables
Company Overview
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. is a Canadian company based in Montreal that provides engineering, procurement, and construction services to various industries, including clean power, mining and metallurgy, oil and gas, environment and water, and infrastructure.