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Project Manager
REQUISITION NUMBER:20180117-70501-001
HOME COMPANY:PNR RailWorks Pacific Region
COMPANY LOCATION:PNR RailWorks Pacific - Abbotsford, BC
Job Responsibilities:

The Project Manager leads, directs, and exercises functional authority over all aspects of construction projects including planning, organizing, budgeting, and cost reporting; ensures that the goals and objectives of each project are accomplished on schedule and within budget, and that quality and safety standards are met; directs staff in successfully accomplishing goals and objectives.

  • Must have a good understanding of the project requirements (time frame, budget, safety, quality, staffing, materials and equipment requirements) necessary to complete the project within the required time frame.
  • Coordinates with department managers and customers to establish work plans and resources for each phase of the project.
  • Develops and manages customer relationships and expectations, progress reports, communication, and meetings.
  • Leads project activities to ensure that the project is executed in accordance with designs, budgets and schedules; takes appropriate action to minimize the impact of deviations.
  • Maintains a dedication to safety at all times by acting as a role model, providing education and enforcing safe work practices, Company policies and procedures, implementing and monitoring safety programs.
  • Monitors and oversees onsite activities, quality, productivity, progress, and safety of employees and subcontractors.
  • Anticipates potential roadblocks and develops solutions to prevent issues from arising; resolves any problems that may arise during project execution.
  • Experience working within, and managing Light Rapid Transit would be an asset
Job Qualifications:
A minimum of 3-5 years of Railroad Construction Management experience is desired,  including a thorough knowledge of railroad construction industry practices, methods, processes, and standards and their impact on project activities.  
Demonstrates a working knowledge of basic project accounting, project controls (cost, schedule, change management, etc.), material management, contract management, subcontract management, safety, and quality.
Exhibits strong leadership qualities and abilities; applies innovative and effective management techniques to maximize employee performance.
Track record of successfully planning and executing projects on schedule and within budget. 
Effective verbal and written communication skills and presentation skills. 
Strong client relations, influencing skills and organizational skills.
Physical/Travel/Attendance Requirements
Frequently works outdoors at construction sites and occasionally works indoors. 
Frequently stands, walks, climbs, balances, stoops, and crouches while negotiating work areas under construction. 
Sits, reads, writes and uses a keyboard. 
May be exposed to harsh weather conditions including very hot and very cold weather.
May be exposed to loud noise.
This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position.  There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned.

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