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Senior Project Manager- Municipal

Senior Project Manager- Municipal

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Civil
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions has a need for a Senior Project Manager in our Edmonton office due to the rapid growth of our regional Community Infrastructure group in Western Canada and the increase in the number of new projects.


The candidate should possess a balanced portfolio of skills to manage a multi-disciplined operation including business development and business management interests and experience and demonstrated relationship-building abilities.


Key Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership in technical, business development, financial and administrative aspects of the consulting business to sustain and expand a successful multi-discipline operation
  • Assist in business development for group
  • Communicate effectively with clients, staff and Wood leadership
  • Manage a variety of professional engineering assignments in one or more specialized areas of Municipal Engineering involving lift /  pump stations, storm and sanitary sewer, water distribution systems and various civil / municipal projects
  • Experience in design of large size Sewers and water transmission lines in urban areas is an asset
  • Experience with Metro Vancouver and lower mainland cities such as Surrey, Burnaby is an asset
  • Provide senior review and direction on technical projects
  • Serve as senior project manager and / or project expert on major projects
  • Coordination with other units in related operations
  • Develop existing staff and identify and recruit new prospects for future growth
  • Assure delivery of quality products

Skills / Qualifications

  • BSc / MSc in Civil or Mechanical Engineering preferred, but Certified Civil Engineering Technologists with at least 8 years relevant experience will be considered
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills
  • Experience in managing municipal projects with strong background in project controls
  • Ability to manage scope, budgets and to meet tight deadlines as well as properly coordinate the efforts of multi-disciplinary project team
  • Experience in designing and constructing pump and lift stations
  • Strong contacts and previous working relationship with various cities and municipalities around Edmonton
  • Proven track record in business development and strong client management skills
  • High-level strategic planning, organization and execution skills
  • Minimum 8 years of professional experience
  • Experience managing and motivating diverse workforce of project managers and technical staff

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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