Project Manager

engineering public works
Location: Regional Municipality of Durham, ON
Type: full-time
Posted On: Nov 8, 2017
Closing Date: Nov 24, 2017
Works Department
Project Manager
(Regular Full-Time)
Job ID: 9624
Open: Nov 7, 2017          Close: Nov 24, 2017 
Project Manager - Construction (Capital)
This position reports to the Manager of Construction Management Services.
The incumbent will:
- Plan, prioritize and administer the responsibilities of the Construction Management Division's Capital Projects Section including all road, bridge, sewer and watermain construction projects and the Materials Testing Section
- Direct and oversee staff participation in contract administration and the preparation and review of plans, designs and applications affecting the construction of the Region's transportation, sewer and water systems
- Assign and oversee the preparation of all contract documentation
- Develop and administer the annual current and capital construction/project specific budgets
- Initiate, undertake and administer the construction of road and bridge reconstruction, sanitary and storm sewer and watermain projects
- Manage the Material Testing Lab and testing and reporting protocol
- Represent and promote the Region by communicating with the media, elected officials, community organizations, businesses and the public regarding construction program and project issues
The successful applicant will possess:
- A post-secondary degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent
- Registration as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario
- At least ten years of work related experience with five years of experience in a supervisory role
- Extensive knowledge and experience in the design and construction of sanitary and storm sewer and watermain distribution systems, road and bridge reconstruction, value engineering and safety audits
- Experience working with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel)
- Excellent verbal and written communication, supervisory, team building, effective customer service, project planning and management, problem solving, analytical, negotiation, mediation and organizational skills
- A valid Class G Driver's Licence and the use of a reliable vehicle
Management & Exempt Salary Grade 7
- Salary: $93,624 to $117,030 per annum
External Application Process
Come find a home where exciting and rewarding careers are balanced with your lifestyle. We thank all applicants; however, only those being considered will be contacted. Please apply online ( no later than midnight on the closing date indicated on the Job Posting.
The Region of Durham is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. If contacted for an employment opportunity and you require accommodation, or if this information is required in an accessible format, please contact us at: and a Consultant will provide appropriate assistance pursuant to the Region's Accommodation and Accessibility policies. Please note that resumes should not be sent to
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