• Title
    Senior Project Manager
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    CA-ON-Port Hope
    Department / Discipline
    Project Management
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is seeking a Senior 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 $20 to $100M and may include soil and sediment excavation and transportation, site restoration, landfill construction, decommissioning and demolition of structures, etc. Candidate must demonstrate through work experience the ability to manage environmental / civil construction projects with budgets in excess of $20M. Ideal candidate will possess strong leadership, communication, team-building, and stakeholder management skills and must be able to demonstrate these qualities through work experience. The individual will have a proven track record of pursuing and executing environmental construction projects in Canada.


    Work Locations

    Port Hope, ON

    Chalk River, ON


    Key Responsibilities


    • Demonstrated experience managing both self-perform as well as subcontracted large construction projects
    • Ability to independently manage large remediation / civil earthworks projects (resources, schedule, budget, and client relations)
    • Take active leadership role in the preparation of 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 development and maintenance of key clients
    • Actively manage day on day the execution of projects scopes of work interfacing with Construction Mangers, site H&S and quality; This management includes the leading of the production of RFIs, Change Orders, Non Conformance, etc.
    • Coordinate site activities with Wood staff, contractors, subcontractors, agency personnel and client representatives
    • Exercise independent professional judgment and senior review; Senior review of reports, RFI’s and other internal and external submittals with little need for other reviews
    • Demonstrate a high level of competence in directing and managing large multi-disciplined projects includes earned value management, invoicing, forecasting and schedule status activities
    • 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 10 to 15 years relevant experience managing projects; At least 5 years managing projects in excess of $10M
    • Experience managing radiological remediation projects preferred but not mandatory
    • 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 construction managers and site superintendents in order to lead and direct 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
    • Preferred Professional registration in applicable engineering/science discipline
    • 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 60,000 people, with revenues of over $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.  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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