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WSP Canada

Construction Project Manager

Montreal, QC
Full Time
7 days ago

WSP is looking for a Project Manager to join the Montreal-based Applied Solutions Group. The person will have to evolve in fields such as environmental rehabilitation, civil engineering, water treatment, closure of mining projects and others. Ingenuity and the ability to define, develop and lead multidisciplinary projects with business acumen are essential for this role. The successful candidate will be responsible for projects that will be delivered either in the form of contract management or in the execution of mandates as a general contractor.

This work may require some short-term travel outside of Montreal.

Specifically, the candidate's responsibilities will be to:

  • Be accountable to the health, safety, financial and quality objectives of the projects;
  • Set up and manage the project according to the various work instructions and directives, protocols and procedures arising from our health and safety systems, quality control and company policies;
  • Be responsible for monitoring and controlling budgets, expenses and schedules;
  • Provide updates on project progress and forecast trends to the management team;
  • Ensure the qualification, contracting, payment and evaluation of subcontractors and suppliers;
  • Liaise with subcontractors and suppliers;
  • Interact with the accounting team to ensure compliance with client billing requirements, preparation of invoices, and assistance in facilitating timely payment;
  • Participate in problem solving with the project team;
  • Coordinate field tasks, including tasks that involve multiple teams as well as subcontractors;
  • Coordinate the logistical needs of the project team, such as travel and mobilization;
  • Identify and develop new business opportunities and develop relationships with existing key customers;
  • Support the preparation of detailed technical estimates for projects;
  • Lead teams in the preparation of proposals and presentations to promote the services offered by EEAS;
  • Assist in proposal writing and coordinate proposal contributors as appropriate;

To be successful in this position, the candidate must possess the following qualifications and skills:
  • A university degree in civil or mining engineering or equivalent technical degree;
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in a similar position;
  • Good leadership and ability to manage an internal multidisciplinary team and subcontractors;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Bilingualism an asset (French/English);
  • Experience in projects related to mining, site remediation, demolition and/or infrastructure is desirable;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in French;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Excellent computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Project and Adobe Acrobat software;
  • Attention to detail, high self-motivation and good problem-solving skills;
  • Certificate issued by ASP Construction (card) is mandatory;
  • Hold a valid driver's license.

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.


  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.
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