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Project Manager – High voltage

Ainsworth Inc.

This is a Contract position in Miramichi, NB posted April 22, 2021.

Job Summary: The Project Manager’s (PM) primary function is to plan and manage the scope, schedule and financial performance of specific projects assigned, with a focus on customer satisfaction.

The PM will ensure productivity and successful completion of each project by ensuring project plans are on time and on budget, discrepancies and deficiencies are dealt with quickly and effectively, customer relationship management practices are in place, risks are identified and mitigated, and processes are adhered to by staff.

Respnsibilities Oversees all day-to-day operational aspects of the projects and completes on-site visits at least once per week, or as required.

Liaises with foreman, subcontractors, suppliers, client, consultants, etc.

as required to manage the projects.

Uses the Project Management Workbook (PMW): Updates the Installation Schedule weekly, with the Foreman and reviews Productivity – work done versus plan and hours allowed.

Updates the Labour Schedule and Job Cost Schedule weekly and forecasts hours and cost spend based on scope and work done.

Continuously monitors the scope, schedule and financial health of assigned projects.

Conducts weekly or bi-weekly project reviews with the PMO and BU Managers, to cover an Estimated Cost At Completion (ECAC) and early identification of all issues impacting the success of the project.

Formulates and leads action plans to keep project on time and on budget.

Communicates regularly with all project stakeholders on the status of the project, which includes the client, management, personnel, subcontractors and suppliers.

Prepares reports as required.

Attends project meetings with client, chairs as required, and writes and/or reviews meeting minutes.

Manages the project to the contract terms and negotiates where required with stakeholders.

Prepares contracts and subcontracts and negotiates revisions, changes and additions, with client, suppliers, subcontractors, consultants, etc.

for the project to meet the financial and scheduling requirements.

Ensures that the project delivered is to the quality being contracted for and to the standards of Ainsworth.

Reviews the Performance Schedule weekly to see trends and monitor progress and take any required corrective action Qualifications A minimum of 5 plus years of related project management experience in construction/retrofit.

Experience in all aspects of distribution voltage construction projects – ranging from but not limited to: electrical, civil, engineering, design-build, energy type projects College/University graduate or equivalent PMP or equivalent education Proven ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of internal and external individuals.

Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and prioritize a heavy workload and work as required to meet the demands.

Proven systematic and organized approach to multi-tasking.

Effective customer service as well as verbal and written communication skills.

Proficiency with MS Office and MS Project applications Demonstrated organizational, interpersonal, time management and conflict resolution skills.

Ability to multi-task, work within a fast paced environment, and prioritize conflicting demands.

Experience in power generation, high voltage and Utilities