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 location in Fort McMurray, Alberta.

This includes being responsible for the overall operation of a project/contract to include the safety and wellbeing of its employees, safeguarding company funds and property, and generally represents the company with respect to the client. Project Managers complete projects to the satisfaction of the client, consistent with cost, schedule and contractual requirements. They ensure that established company goals are realized while maintaining client relations that will enhance future business.

May include the following responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates leadership by example with integrity and candor.

  • Within his/her area of responsibility, consistently demonstrates the ability to proactively identify potential project problems or opportunities, analyze the issues using all appropriate resources, develop alternatives, and arrive at the most optimum approach to mitigate problems or exploit opportunities.

  • Clearly understands scope of work and contract requirements for his/her area of responsibility.

  • Supports BD, and Group management in Contract negotiations with customers.

  • May serve as the proposal manager of a medium sized project.

  • Supports or conducts formal presentations to clients and/or management.

  • Ensures establishment of a comprehensive ES&H Plan.

  • Ensures establishment of a comprehensive Crisis Management Plan.

  • Ensures that the Plans are aggressively monitored and requirements are enforced.

  • Exhibits confidence and positive attitude about the project and the Company.

  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills (e.g. conflict resolution, team builder).

  • Clearly understands the roles, responsibilities, authority, and accountabilities of each team member.

  • Draws upon the Company’s resources in order to successfully find and implement solutions to project execution issues.

  • Responsible for employee development.

  • Demonstrates consistency and clear judgment as unexpected problems or opportunities arise.

  • Demonstrates consistent performance on project assignments, including rotational assignments through key project functions.

  • Demonstrates consistent, effective, and efficient written and oral communication skills at the project level (client, internal resources, suppliers, subcontractors, consultants, etc.).

  • Demonstrates knowledge of and applies the Administrative Bulletins, Project Execution Procedures, and other company standards as a basis of project execution.

  • Understands and executes the project, employing the Project Execution Plan developed in the proposal stage and expanding it to be effective and in compliance with requirements for each project phase.

  • Establishes, tracks and reports status against key performance indicators or contractual metrics on a routine basis.

  • Demonstrates command of the schedule goals, key milestones, and approach to the work embodied in the schedule.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the financial goals of the project and what they represent.

  • Establishes annual operating budgets in cooperation with customer, business manager or group financial department.

  • Manages performance and progress against the plan and ensures accurate forecasts with commensurate action plans.

  • Works with Business Development to increase scope of services on existing contracts.

  • Understands the scope of work, technical requirements, and commercial terms of the project contract for their area of responsibility.

  • Builds client confidence and nurtures positive client relationships.

  • Supports the project team in negotiations with major suppliers, subcontractors, licensors, consultants, and others.

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.

  • 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 Construction Services Group (CS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 182377BR

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.