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Posted on 02/02/2023

Senior Project Manager

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Senior Project Manager 
Vancouver BC or Nisku, AB

IEREligible – Tier 1


Celebrating 60 years of People | Projects | Values around the world!

Michels Family of Companies is an established energy and infrastructure organization with 25 years in Canada. We support Canada’s prosperous future by constructing safe, reliable infrastructure solutions to serve the public’s energy, water and wastewater, and transportation needs.

We care about doing what is best for our people, our customers, the communities in which we work and our country. We strive to provide our employees with meaningful and challenging work, and an engaging and collaborative environment.

Michels Canada headquarters is based in Nisku, Alberta, Canada.


Michels Canada is looking for a Senior Project Manager to lead and develop project managers spanning across our multi-business unit Infrastructure Division.

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for providing oversight of the Project Managers running the water, sewer, and underground utilities projects in Canada and assist with the development and mentoring of project managers and project engineers. The Senior PM will provide assistance with all phases of project procurement and project development as well as review project finances, schedule and provide assistance with project planning.


  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture for all employees, vendors, and customers and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.
  • Responsible for quality and strict adherence to all quality standards. Conform to company policy.
  • Develop and maintain all job reporting and logs to ensure project compliance.
  • Manages client relationship, commercial contracts, claim management, risk on the project.
  • Direct multiple crews performing independent operations concurrently, maintain high levels of efficiency without sacrificing safety and quality, solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations.
  • Supervise, direct, and mentor project staff (including Project Managers, Project Engineers, and Project Teams) to ensure individual development and that project standards are met and work is completed on time and under budget.
  • Manage job controls to ensure compliance with contract, budget, schedule, forecasting and job costing.
  • Assist with business development.
  • Represent company, project and/or department during client and project management meetings to ensure effective communication.
  • Review financial cost projections during the project execution and upon project wrap-up.
  • Review schedule/progress of projects and provide planning assistance to PM’s & Superintendents.
  • Oversee claim development and review of project claims/change orders.
  • Liaison between Michels management and customers.
  • Recruit new employees, participate in the full recruitment cycle including pre-screening, interviewing, and selecting candidates; as well as working with HR during the offer of employment stage.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • 5+ years of senior level experience managing multiple projects, project managers, and project business portfolio’s including financial risk, revenue, costs, commercial contract negotiations with project stakeholders.
  • Overall, has a minimum of 10 years of relevant related experience working with civil construction general or prime contractor.


  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with project stakeholders including third party consultants, client liaisons, regulators, and team members in the field.
  • Strong proficiency with technical software Primavera P6, MS Project and Bluebeam is preferred.
  • Successfully uses critical thinking, problem solving, and adaptability skills in a fast paced environment.


  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent coursework in Civil, Geotechnical or other related discipline is preferred.


  • Must be able to communicate verbally and through written language (by hand and digitally) in English.


We offer competitive total compensation, meaningful and challenging work, and an engaging and collaborative environment. For more information on our company, please visit our website at

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. For other opportunities at Michels Canada, join us at

It is our commitment to create a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless their race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, or ordinances. If you need assistance and /or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruitment process, please send us an email to:

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Michels Canada
Infrastructure - Heavy Civil
Canada | Vancouver, BC
Employment Duration
Full Time
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