Assistant Project Manager

We're in the business of limitless potential. From iconic designs to monumental ground breakings, we believe the best solutions are the product of diverse perspectives.

By managing capital programs and projects as if they were our own, our project management business, and technical experts work with clients to strategize, plan, and implement projects that help them achieve their organization's objectives. Our award-winning team has managed thousands of projects across all sectors - hospitals, airports, and entire university campuses; infrastructure like mass transit and water-treatment facilities; and energy and resource assignments, from mines to wind farms.

Join an award-winning team of program and project management specialists that are passionate to bring transformational project solutions to life.
Your Opportunity As an Assistant Project Manager (APM), you will report through a Project Director or Project Manager on one or various projects. This will allow huge growth potential as you will be exposed to clients, design and construction team members, program and project management processes, and strong project leaders. You will have the support and mentorship of our leadership and expert Programs and Project Management team. You will need to be detail-oriented, organized, dependable, resourceful, and able to perform well under the pressure of deadlines. This challenge requires ambition to broaden your education and an eagerness to gain the knowledge and tools to advance your career. As an APM, you will need to demonstrate professionalism in all forms of communication, attire, attendance, and work independently and as part of a team. This is an opportunity to excel in Stantec's work environment, and to do so you will need to remain open to others' ideas and exhibit a willingness to expand your capabilities.
Your Key Responsibilities

  • Budget and schedule management;
  • Develop, track, update, forecast and modify the project schedule and budget throughout all phases of the project;
  • Review and track all contracts, invoices, and payments to all contractors, consultants, and equipment vendors;
  • Review, track and negotiate all construction change orders associated with the project;
  • Manage an overall project schedule from project inception to completion.
  • Participate in activities of the Design Team consisting of the Architect, Engineers, Equipment Planner, and other consultants;
  • Interact daily with the Construction Team on behalf of the owner. This includes but is not limited to attendance at construction meetings, review of on-site construction progress, assistance with conflict resolution between project team members etc.;
  • Day to day project tracking and communication with the client and project team;
  • Assist in plan reviews and inspections with the Authorities having jurisdiction;
  • Participate in the negotiation of contracts of all parties to the project;
  • Prepare and distribute meeting notes to the project team;
  • Support the preparation of Monthly Reports to Owner;
  • Assist with move-in/occupancy activities;
  • Assist in resolving disputes and claims;
Your Capabilities and Credentials
  • Strong computer skills and literacy in scheduling, word processing, presentation and spreadsheet software;
  • Understanding of and ability to read plans and specifications;
  • General understanding of design and construction process and requirements;
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Good written and oral communication skills;
  • Good organizational skills and problem-solving abilities;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Experience with e-Builder is a plus.
Education and Experience Recent college graduates considered, requiring strong Co-op and/or Internship experience with Engineering, Architecture, and Construction firms
B achelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business Management or similar

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.


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