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Project Manager - Heavy Civil

Ottawa, ON · Construction/Facilities

Our client is looking for a civil project manager to join their team. The PM is responsible for overseeing and managing construction projects within the civil engineering field.


  • Project Planning: Develop project plans, timelines, and budgets, considering factors such as scope, resources, and deadlines.
  • Team Leadership: Build and lead a project team, including engineers, contractors, and subcontractors, ensuring everyone understands their roles and responsibilities.
  • Budget Management: Monitor project expenses and resources, ensuring adherence to the budget while seeking cost-effective solutions.
  • Quality Assurance: Maintain high-quality standards by conducting inspections, quality checks, and adherence to safety regulations.
  • Risk Management: Identify potential risks and develop strategies to mitigate them, ensuring the project remains on track.
  • Communication: Maintain clear and effective communication with clients, stakeholders, and team members to provide updates, address concerns, and ensure project goals are met.
  • Documentation: Maintain comprehensive project records, including contracts, permits, and progress reports.
  • Problem Solving: Address unforeseen challenges, conflicts, and issues that may arise during the project, seeking solutions to keep it on course.
  • Compliance: Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations, codes, and standards throughout the project's lifecycle.
  • Project Closure: Coordinate project completion, including final inspections, client handover, and project documentation.

The civil project manager plays a crucial role in delivering successful civil engineering projects on time, within budget, and with high-quality standards.


  • Bachelor's degree, college diploma, or 7-10 years of related experience.
  • Comprehensive understanding of construction, including technology, equipment, methods, negotiations, engineering, cost control, schedules, and safety.
  • Proficiency in reading, analyzing, and interpreting business documents and technical procedures.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Adaptability to fast-paced, customer-focused environments.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Project, Primavera, and AutoCAD.
  • Self-driven with the ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Flexible problem-solving approach and experience in Heavy Civil Construction, with Sewer and Water, Wastewater Treatment, or pumping station knowledge as a valuable asset.


If you feel this position could be the right fit for you, please click apply and submit your resume as soon as possible. We thank you for your application, however, only successful applicants who meet the position's requirements will be contacted.

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