AECOM Project Manager in Fort McMurray, Alberta

Business Line Oil + Gas

Position Title Project Manager

Canada - Alberta

Fort McMurray

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Project Manager to be based at our Imperial Oil Kearl Lake location in Fort McMurray, Alberta.

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 or program of Projects.

  • 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.

  • The Project Manager is directly responsible for the execution of the project based on the approved Project 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 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.

  • 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 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 a weekly manpower forecast and prioritizing labour loading based on project requirements and business priorities.

  • Work with the Area 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.

  • Development of the Project Execution Plan. Work with other Project Managers and 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.

  • Development and implementation of the Project Communication plan.

  • Other duties as assigned.

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

  • Entrants to this position require at least 6-8 years engineering, operations/maintenance, M&O, construction, project controls, and/or procurement experience.

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

  • Construction Safety Training System (CSTS) Certification required.

  • H2S Alive

  • Standard First Aid, Level C

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or similar designation 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.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Group

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 180633BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.