Senior Construction Manager

Ft. McMurray, Alberta


Senior Construction Manager

  • posted on: 11/07/2014


reference #275961
position type:Contract
duration:12 months

"Must have" skills

(These are skills that are absolutely required by the employer.)

Construction Management -(>5Y)

"Nice to have" skills

(These are skills the employer would like to have, but would be willing to go without.)



In this position the candidate will be responsible for the overall SME organization representing all disciplines (Construction, Health, Safety and Environmental ("HSE"), Engineering, Materials, Project Business Services, Quality and Administration)


• Play an active leadership role in the development of the safety culture on the project, making safety a natural part of all work performed, during all phases of the project
• Review design scope and approach with regard to constructability and submits recommendations for change
• Provide input for the development of project schedules in conjunction with the construction engineers and planners
• Implement the site safety and security procedures and project work rules
• Perform on-site management, supervision and coordination of all self-performed and subcontracted work
• Execute field construction activities in conformance with project drawings, specifications, schedules, cost estimates, procedures, quality requirements and safety standards
• Control project schedule and cost through the efficient use of all construction resources including manpower, materials, tools, and equipment
• Ensure that daily and weekly short-range planning is maintained down to the foreman level
• Monitor productivity and cost and implements appropriate action to maintain maximum labor productivity and cost-effectiveness
• Control change/scope creep, ensuring that all scope changes are quickly and properly documented and that change orders are approved prior to the performance of work

1. Successfully managed multiple projects utilizing multiple contractors.
2. Minimum of 10 years of Construction Management experience
4. Possesses a degree in engineering or another technical field from an accredited university or equivalent experience

1. Intermediate computer and software skills to include the use of word processing and email as well as the intermediate use of spreadsheets and electronic presentations
2. Oral and written communication skills
3. Ability to attend to detail and work in a time-conscious and time-effective manner
4. Fluent in English, with above average writing skills.