Project Management Specialist

building & property engineering
Location: City of Brantford, ON
Type: full-time
Posted On: Sep 4, 2020
Closing Date: Sep 17, 2020
The Corporation of the City Of Brantford
CAO & Mayor’s Office
Project Management Specialist
Job ID# 1085


Reporting to the Manager of Facilities Capital Development, the Project Management Specialist will support the delivery of medium to large scale capital projects. The position will also provide technical assistance and deliver assigned capital projects as outlined in the City's 10 year Capital Plan. Responsibilities will include receiving, reviewing and administration of all project related correspondence; distribution of relative correspondence to other City stakeholders and project Consultants and Construction Managers involved; making timely decisions and providing prompt actions to requests and/or receiving action on decisions when higher authority approval is required; adhering to project timelines, schedules and budgets; providing regular update reports and urgent reports to City Council; project sequence and cost tracking; progress payment processing and grant funded claims submissions. Other duties include but are not limited to oversight of the Energy Demand Management Strategy, receiving quotes and/or preparing tender documents and specifications for various projects; coordinating and attending all project related meetings including, but not limited to site meetings, design meetings, user group meetings and working group meetings; managing contracted staff; providing appropriate support to programs being delivered; administer quality assurance for contracted work including deficiencies, warranties and maintenance; plan and deliver energy conservation retrofits, barrier free and health and safety related projects; conduct inspections, providing advice and resolving problems. The Project Management Specialist will provide input to the Manager of Facilities Capital Development in the development and preparation of budgets, and ensure staff adheres to mandated health and safety standards.




  • Completion of a minimum three year accredited architectural, building construction management, project management or facility management program
  • Minimum of five (5) years' construction management experience
  • Minimum of three (3) years' work experience in a municipal environment or combined equivalent of experience, training and knowledge of building construction, operations and maintenance, structural and architectural systems and knowledge of energy management strategies
  • Good standing membership in OACETT or equivalent is an asset
  • Excellent communication and administrative skills
  • Be assertive and confident, with the ability to provide excellent customer service and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously in team environments are a must
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Excel and Word and AutoCAD with a strong focus on financial analysis and economic justification are required
  • Candidates will have a general knowledge of codes and legislation related to building construction technology as well as excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Response to after-hours calls will be required
  • A valid Ontario driver's licence in good standing is required


WAGE RANGE: $35.45 to $39.39 per hour (based on 35 hours a week) plus benefits


To apply on-line, please visit the City of Brantford website at  and click on Current Opportunities.


Closing date for applications: Thursday, September 17, 2020, at 4:30 p.m.


Information gathered relative to this position will only be used for candidate selection.


We thank each applicant for taking the time and effort to submit your resume, however, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.


Our organization is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process.  Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance.