Project Manager – Waterways and Bridges

Organization name

Colliers Project Leaders



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As Colliers Project Leaders continues to attract exciting project opportunities, we are seeking Project Managers with infrastructure experience in marine and bridge works to join our team in Southern Ontario.

We are looking for a Project Manager to provide project management services to support the rehabilitation and replacement and new construction of canals, waterways, bridges (including lift bridges), dams and river engineering. The value you would bring this role is a wealth of experience leading waterway infrastructure projects of varying scope and complexity for municipal and/or provincial or federal government clients. The ideal hire demonstrates a minimum of 8-10 years of experience leading the above types of projects and is a P.Eng.  PMP designation is an asset.

Who We Are
Colliers Project Leaders

We lead building and infrastructure projects. Our Get it Right Solution™ ensures we get it ready, get it built and get it performing -- so investors, owners and occupants are certain of success.

With over 650 employees throughout Canada and the Middle East, Colliers Project Leaders offer a multi-cultural, multi-generational work environment where we cultivate excellence, develop leaders and deliver on client vision. Colliers Project Leaders is part of Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CIGI; TSX: CIG), a global leader in commercial real estate services with more than 16,000 professionals operating from 502 offices in 67 countries.



What you’ll get to do as a Project Manager:

  • Develop project scope, requirement documents, statements of work,
  • Participate in discussions, analysis of functional and operational requirements of the Project Authority;
  • Prepare or manage project documents, such as: project charters or plans, Project Authority statements of work, investment analysis reports, feasibility studies, terms of reference, value engineering documents, lifecycle analysis, commissioning plans or lessons learned;
  • Establish and review project and construction implementation strategies including: lump sum, phased, construction management, design-build and public-private partnerships;
  • Develop an updated Project Plan, noting constraints, assumptions, inclusions and exclusions after review with stakeholders;
  • Coordinate Value Engineering exercises, or other strategies, aimed at integrated design solutions and cost management; ensure the review and implementation of outcomes from these processes;
  • Maintain the design change management process that records changes to the project;
  • Monitor the design, implementation and operations of the project against established goals;
  • Report progress of the project on an ongoing basis;
  • Prepare Request for Proposal (RFP) documents and review & evaluate engineering proposals;
  • Review monthly progress claims from engineers for compliance with engineer agreements and recommend payments;
  • Analyze project schedules, and determine whether corrective action is required to meet deadlines;
  • Attend construction site meetings, provide input on the interpretation of contract plans and specifications while ensuring that engineers or builders fulfill their responsibilities under their respective agreements;
  • Prepare plans, charts, tables and diagrams to assist in analyzing or displaying problems.
  • Provide support to obtain the required project approvals from relevant stakeholders (internal approval, zoning, heritage, environmental, permit to take water, building permits, etc.) including the review and interpretation of municipal by-laws;
  • Perform due diligence activities for the acquisition or disposal of property (e.g. highest & best use studies, site selection studies);
  • Identifying, obtaining and managing environmental approvals, permits or licenses;
  • Manage the implementation of a project or program to identify, analyze, plan, track and control progress on a continuous basis;
  • Prepare life-cycle cost estimates using the discounted cash-flow method and sensitivity analysis;
  • Manage program changes in accordance with the change management process;
  • Develop risk management plans.



What you’ll need to be successful:

A minimum of five years of experience in managing construction projects related to waterway, bridge & dam infrastructure, or river engineering.

Experience preparing the following project deliverables, Statement of Requirements Preliminary Project Plan, Feasibility Reports, Investment Analysis Report, Request for Qualifications, Request for Proposal, Statements of Work including Evaluation Criteria, Identification Close-Out Document, Project Management Plan, Approval Documents, Request For Information, Contemplated Change Notice, Change Orders, Product Turn-over, Close Out Document.

Project Management Professional (PMP) or Professional Engineering Designation from a provincial or territorial association; OR

University degree or college diploma or certificate in a field related to construction;

Strong leadership skills;

Extensive client facing experience;

You have strong computer skills, including a working knowledge of scheduling (MS Project), word processing (Word) and spreadsheet (Excel) software applications;

Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills

How to Apply

Apply directly at https://careers-colliersprojects.icims.com/jobs/2639/project-manager-%e2%80%93-waterways-and-bridges/job 

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