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Project Manager

Project Manager

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
CA-ON-Port Hope
Department / Discipline 
Project Management
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is seeking a Project Manager to support our Capital Projects Group by managing large, complex environmental remediation projects. These projects typically require coordination of a large number of inter-related tasks and management of multi-disciplinary technical teams and subcontractors. Project size varies from $2 to $20M and may include soil and sediment excavation and transportation, site restoration, landfill construction, decommissioning and demolition. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership, communication, team-building, and stakeholder management skills. The individual will have a proven track record of pursuing and executing environmental construction projects in Canada.


Work Location

Port Hope, ON


Key Responsibilities

  • Manage project resources, schedule, and budget
  • Prepare proposals for large remediation pursuits
  • Ensure proper implementation of project safety and quality assurance programs and corporate policies and procedures
  • Work directly with senior-level personnel in interpreting the actual needs of individual clients
  • Determine required scope and level of effort of project work, including the degree of completeness and precision to which project elements should be addressed
  • Coordinate site activities with Wood staff, contractors, subcontractors, agency personnel and client representatives
  • Exercise independent professional judgment not subject to close review
  • Demonstrate a high level of competence in directing and managing large multi-disciplined projects includes earned value management
  • Provide technical direction to and mentors subordinate staff
  • Responsible for ensuring the Firm’s administrative and financial policies and procedures as well as the methods and procedures specific to his/her specific discipline are followed
  • Represent Wood and interact in a professional manner with client and subcontractor representatives while on field assignments
  • Understand, apply and oversee safety requirements in the field

Additional Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Capable of providing an effective Quality Assurance / Quality Control role in his/her technical discipline
  • Effective at representing the firm in verbal presentations to clients
  • Meet with client representatives at the direction of more senior personnel, and conduct his/herself in a manner compatible with the firm’s professional standards and financial goals
  • Capable of supporting moderate to large sized multi-disciplined technical and price proposals for clients
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferred discipline (engineering or science)
  • Minimum of 5 to 10 years relevant experience
  • Experience managing radiological remediation projects preferred
  • Experience with managing the implementation of remediation projects including, but not limited to decommissioning and demolition, excavation and transportation of sediment / soil contamination, radiological decontamination, slurry wall, and/or landfill cap projects
  • Experience leading field staff, laborers, equipment operators and other personnel on projects
  • Experience with provincial and federal environmental regulations
  • Good organizational, technical, writing, communication and team-building skills
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with subcontractors required
  • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

License / Certification Requirements

  • Valid driver’s license and insurable driving record
  • Must pass 40 Hour HAZWOPER Training and annual refresher course, if required
  • Ability to pursue certification/registration in engineering or geology
  • Formal project management training and PMP certification desirable

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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