AECOM Project Manager (Future Opportunities) in Calgary, Alberta

Requisition/Vacancy No. 147609BR

Position Title Project Manager (Future Opportunities)

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Oil + Gas

Country Canada

State/Province/Region CAN - Alberta

City Calgary

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Oil + Gas

We offer extensive global experience in upstream, midstream, downstream, marketing and distribution, and alternative energy segments serving the entire lifecycle of oil and gas company assets. Our expertise in providing the full range of mission-critical services is sought after by private-sector and national/state-owned oil and gas companies.

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Project Manager to be based in our Calgary, Alberta location.

This position is responsible for supporting the Project Director or Senior Project Manager in the successful planning and construction of major projects. This includes planning support, shift coverage and support in developing and maintaining a strong working relationship with the Owner’s Construction Management Team (CMT) and Company's Functional Management Teams, delivering on the contractual commitments and financial targets for the Project, providing day to day direction to the project team employees, supporting the development and execution of project specific functional plans as part of the construction execution plan, and measurement and reporting of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). If there is no Project Director or Senior Project Manager assigned to a project due to project size & project requirements, Project Manager is responsible for leading the successful planning, execution and close out of the project. This includes management of the overall project to ensure successful delivery on the contractual commitments and financial targets for the Project in order to achieve or exceed the profitability targets for the Division.

May include the following responsibilities:

  • Coach and mentor the project team staff.

  • Provide day to day direction to the team.

  • Ensure staffing plans are developed and functional coverage is maintained for the Project.

  • Align the group to the Managed Transfer Process, and be directly involved with the team’s progression opportunities.

  • Perform Performance Management reviews on direct reports to enhance employee development.

  • Identify key project resources and jointly with the Functional Managers develop succession plans for these people

  • Provide leadership in the Safety Management System (SMS) within the project team. Lead monthly safety meetings and conduct regular site safety inspections.

  • If there is no Project Director or Senior Project Manager assigned to the project, the Project Manager is directly responsible for the execution of the project based on the approved Construction Execution Plan.

  • Develop the project budget for direct, indirect and other costs based on estimates provided for identified project scope of work.

  • Support the constructability assessments for new projects, by working closely with the project teams and the Client.

  • Utilizing the Construction Project Delivery System, lead the project team through the construction project phases.

  • Manage the development of the contracting strategies, commercial terms for the project and finalizing the project contract.

  • Work with the project team to develop the project schedule and conduct regular reviews and updates to the schedule based on project progress and change.

  • Oversee the change management process and approval of all trends and change orders.

  • Review and provide input into the project turnover strategy (and commissioning where applicable).

  • Work with the Client to finalize agreement on the turnover plan (and commissioning where applicable), which will identify the roles responsibilities.

  • Review all performance indicators on a shift basis, and as part of the monthly construction and business operation reviews.

  • Provide input and take actions where required to hit targets.

  • Align the project team to the contractual obligations and participate in contract review meetings.

  • Manage and apply risk management to any project risks to ensure risk is minimized.

  • Manage the manpower loading requirements by reviewing the manpower forecast and prioritizing labour loading based on project requirements and business priorities.

  • Forecast project revenues and margins.

  • Conduct monthly analysis to identify opportunities to meet project targets

  • Manage project cash flows by analyzing revenue in excess and accounts receivables.

  • Drive actions within the project to achieve project targets.

  • Oversee preparation and delivery of the Financial Project Closeout Report.

  • Work with the Project Director or Senior Project Manager and project team to develop the project schedule, conduct regular reviews and update the schedule based on project progress and change.

  • Support the Project Director or Senior Project Manager with the change management process and approval of all trends and change orders.

  • Conduct lessons learned sessions at key milestones identified within the construction execution plan in order to drive continuous improvement of the project and processes.

  • Review all performance indicators each shift and provide input/take action where required to ensure targets are met.

  • Manage and apply risk management to any project risks to ensure risk is minimized.

  • Manage the manpower loading requirements by reviewing the bi-weekly manpower forecast and prioritizing labour loading based on project requirements and business priorities.

  • Work with the Project Director or Senior Project Manager and client to finalize agreement on the system turnover plan, which will identify the roles and responsibilities and deliverables of the Company and client team.

  • Support the Project Director or Senior Project Manager with the development of the Construction Execution Plan. Work with the Functional Team Leads to align their functional plans and deliverables based on the project schedule.

  • Develop the project documentation plan and oversee the management of the project documentation.

  • Support the Project Director or Senior Project Manager with the development and implementation of the Project Communication plan.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Where possible, please include/attach proof of minimum requirements with resume application.

This position will be required to drive a vehicle on behalf of AECOM and therefore will require the candidate to submit a satisfactory driver's abstract for review.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of College diploma/certificate required.

  • Minimum of 7-10 years’ experience required, within heavy construction.

  • Construction Safety Training System (CSTS) Certification required

  • A valid Class 1 or Class 5 driver’s license and a clean driver’s abstract are requirements of this position

Preferred Qualifications

  • Technical engineering diploma is an asset.

  • University Education within Engineering, Commerce or equivalent would be an asset.

  • Professional Management Certification and/or Professional Engineering Certification preferred.

  • Intermediate Computer Skills: Microsoft Project-Primavera.

  • Expert Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.