Project Manager (Electrical)

  • Location
    St. Catharines, Ontario
  • Salary
    $ 88000 - $ 110000 / Yearly
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Skilled trades - Electrician

Adecco is currently recruiting for a Project Manager for a permanent opportunity with our client in St. Catharines, ON. The Project Manager (Electrical) will manage, in close coordination with Site Supervisors, a variety of projects (and their life cycles), including but not limited to resource monitoring, change orders, planning, scheduling and staff management all in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.


  • Create comprehensive project schedule(s) detailing all work in conjunction with the schedule provided by the customer or if in the role of Construction Manager
  • Provide pricing and ensure Proposed Change Orders (PCOs) are approved prior to doing any work outside of the contract
  • Work with Site Supervisors to resolve field personnel issues and coordinate on-site material rental/purchases with other departments
  • Attend site meetings as required and all pre-construction meetings with the Site Supervisor and create comprehensive meeting minutes
  • Ensure Site Supervisors use current contract documents and complete all assigned paperwork
  • Monitor schedules and response times to Request for Information (RFI's) and other documentation with support from Project Coordinators
  • Run monthly project cost routine in project management software to complete cost forecasts and cash flow projections, and prepare progress/interim billing(s)
  • Create recovery methodologies when project schedule(s) or budgets are in jeopardy
  • Prepare for and be involved in meetings with customers to present proposals especially during the final stages of negotiation, including but not limited to assist in guiding changes in design and pricing to proposals as necessary and presenting to client
  • Responsible for all aspects of the project whether direct or indirect including project document archiving, maintenance and warranty manual creation, and ensuring all deficiencies are cleared as part of project close out activities
  • Anticipate issues before they occur, have a solutions-oriented approach and be open-minded
  • Ensure that pre-planning is discussed and implemented, if required
  • When visiting construction sites, ensure all company policies and procedures resolving issues with the Site Supervisor(s) are followed
  • Respond to site reports received from the General Contractor or Consultants
  • Lead and participate in negotiations of disputes and/or claims with contractors or sub-contractors
  • Review contract documents (i.e., specifications, drawings, contracts, quotes) for function/role delineation
  • Follow-up and secure responses from suppliers, sub-contractors, engineers, architects, owners for forward momentum on project portfolio
  • Requirements:

    Required experience/knowledge:

  • 309A Construction-Maintenance Electrician License is required
  • Due to the on-site job site requirements, the incumbent must hold a valid G driver's license in Ontario and maintain a clean driving record.
  • Minimum 5 years' work experience in Industrial-Commercial-Institutional electrical installation
  • Knowledge of the Ontario Electrical Code, fire alarm code and Ontario Building Code
  • At least 3 years electrical project management in a commercial/industrial environment is required
  • Effective interpersonal, organizational, and planning skills is required as well as experience managing complex projects
  • Ability to understand all types of drawings and technical specifications
  • Certification in Project Management is a definite asset
  • Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be detail oriented and possess effective English written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable in a schedule-driven environment and ability to multi-task, constantly meet deadlines and manage work tasks efficiently
  • Must be able to work independently, with minimal supervision
  • Proficient computer skills using Microsoft Suite and Google is required as well as the ability to quickly learn software programs

    • Apply with Adecco

    Reference number CA_EN_1_021098_1578723

    Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.

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