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Organization Overview Aecon Group Inc. is Canada’s largest, publicly traded construction and infrastructure development company. Aecon and its subsidiaries provide services to private and public sector clients throughout Canada and on a selected basis internationally. Aecon is pleased to be recognized as one of the Best Employers in Canada.
Divisional Overview

Aecon Energy offers a suite of unparalleled services to some of Canada’s largest energy suppliers, providing best-in-class solutions to the oil and gas, nuclear, co-generation, and renewable sectors.

Business Unit Overview

Aecon provides high-performance construction services to a broad array of industrial clients across the country, and offers single-source solutions for multi-trade industrial construction and fabrication projects. For more information please visit our website (www.aecon.com).

Company [Job Posting] Aecon Group Inc.
Business Unit Industrial Central
City Cambridge
Province/State Ontario [ON]
Title Senior Project Manager
Position Overview

A Senior Project Manager is completely responsible for the EBIT performance of the assigned project(s) irrespective of the sector or commercial model in which the work is being performed. Authority limitations are in accordance with and remain as identified in the Policies & Procedures manual.  A Senior Project Manager is responsible for the development of business opportunities as they relate to the preparation and delivery of proposals including the execution strategies and procedures utilized for the delivery of projects.


The responsibility for the professional development of Engineers in Training and other technical staff resides with the Senior Project Manager as does the make-up and composition of talent for each project under their control

Key Responsibilities


  • Prepare short and long term projections and forecasts for identified projects
  • Prepare project revenue targets and budgets and update as required
  • Responsible for the development of business opportunities as they apply to the account.
  • Facilitate a first hand business relationship with customers at decision-making levels.


  • Current understanding of association and professional requirements.
  • Identification of EIT licence requirements.
  • Review of PEO salary standards.


  • Establish strategies for success of proposals.
  • Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Participation and understanding of the final proposal pricing.
  • Participation in the preparation and delivery of all proposal documents.
  • Risk analysis, including review of Terms and Conditions, pre-bid recommendation forms, PRC and chairing pre-bid meetings.
  • Participation in the negotiation of the proposal towards award


  • Identification of threats to project delivery and establishment of suitable counter measures.
  • Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Plan and prepare construction schedules.
  • Plan and prepare milestones and monitor progress against established schedules.
  • Implement quality control programs.
  • Represent company on matters such as business services and union contracts negotiation.
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate construction projects from start to finish according to schedule, specifications and budget.
  • Prepare progress reports and issue progress scheduled to clients.
  • Direct the purchase of building materials and land acquisitions.
  • Hire and supervise the activities and subcontractors and subordinate staff.
  • Plan construction projects from start to finish according to schedule, specifications and budget.
  • Organize construction
  • Establish resources required to execute projects.
  • Facilitate project turnover meetings and foster information exchange from proposal team.
  • Select the management and supervision team to execute the projects.
  • Ultimate responsibility for the execution of the work in terms of safety, project management strategies, schedule, cost, manpower and client communications.
  • Total responsibility for financial, accounting, reporting associated with the project.
  • Post job analysis of all major projects.
  • Responsible for management of claims to their ultimate settlement.
  • Project wrap-up.


  • Informal safety inspections.
  • Provide supervisory guidance to project personnel.
  • Preparation of succession plans.
  • Ensure that all employees are fully trained for the function they are expected to fulfill


Required Knowledge & Skills
  • Minimum 15 years of construction management experience.
  • College Diploma OR equivalent experience in the construction industry
  • Business development & commercial knowledge
  • Understanding of applicable legislative and licensing requirements
  • Negotiation and dispute resolution skills
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
  • Problem solving and organizational skills
  • Planning and organizational talent to facilitate desired outcome
  • Multiple Project Management delivery models for project execution
  • Proficient use in Microsoft Office products 
Employment Status Permanent
Date Req Created 5/7/2013
Competition Closing Date 9/20/2013
Compensation & Benefits Overview
Aecon offers the opportunity to work on challenging, high profile projects and provides competitive compensation and benefits. Annual Salary: $100,000 - $130,000 per year
Benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, pension and bonus.
Equity Statement Aecon is an equal opportunity employer.
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