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Established in 1934 as a small plumbing and heating company, E.S. Fox Limited today is recognized as a preeminent Canadian multi-trade Industrial, Commercial, Institutional and Nuclear constructor and fabricator. E.S. Fox Limited works in the industries of oil and gas, petrochemical, mining, pulp and paper, steel, automotive, pharmaceutical, casinos, hotels, hospitals, schools, and themed entertainment.

The company is headquartered in Niagara Falls, Ontario, and maintains full-service regional offices in Hamilton, Toronto, Port Robinson, Whitby, Kincardine, Kingston, Sudbury, and Thunder Bay.

We self-perform in the areas of Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Sheet Metal, HVAC, Refrigeration, Millwright and Rigging, as well as Boilermaking. E.S. Fox Limited is recognized as an industry leader for Industrial Fabrication and Construction by integrating Safety and Quality Assurance practices into everything we do.

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join the Structural Steel Division team in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

POSITION TITLE : Project Manager
DEPARTMENT : Structural Steel Division
LOCATION : Niagara Falls, ON
REPORTS TO : Area Manager – A10

Manages the project(s) from bid preparation and design phase that includes engineering drawings and calculations, fabrication drawings through the developing of Bills of Material; assisting in Estimating and Purchasing to procure system components and structural hardware, to managing subcontractors to complete system installations and commissioning.

• Owner/Leasee
• Contractor
• Subcontractors
• Company Managers
• Site Employees
• Tool, Purchasing and Estimating Groups

• Maintains direct contact with customers and/or contractors/trades
• Represents E.S. Fox Limited as point of contact with the owner in a professional, businesslike and reasonable manner
• Understands all aspects of a project budget and deal with the owner on all cost issues
• Develops overall project schedules and oversee the maintenance, progress, and issuance of schedule
• Understands fully the project scope and deal with the owner on all scope issues
• Understands and administers the contractual agreement between E.S. Fox Limited and the owner and ensure company conforms to the contract documents
• Addresses all relevant issues with the appropriate correspondence in a professional manner
• Ensures the project is executed in a safe manner following the E.S. Fox Limited safety policy, ISO 18001 and osha requirements
• Ensures the project environmental aspects are adhered to pursuant to ISO 14001 environmental requirements of the project
• Ensures the appropriate level of quality assurance is applied to the project with the appropriate resources
• Ensures the project is adequately resourced for proper control
• Develops or oversees the development of all project requisitions and work with the central purchasing group to obtain all material in accordance with project schedules
• Recognizes and retains productive manpower
• Recognizes and deals with unproductive manpower
• Organizes or oversees the tools and equipment for project
• Understands job costing and tracking reports, i.e. – dollars, hours, schedule, etc.
• Assembles estimates for projects and project extras
• Develops cost estimates and execute cost reduction strategies
• Performs and/or supervises field work

• Project is on-time and within budget
• Resources effectively employed (T&M within budgets)
• Project documentation is accurately maintained
• Equipment and materials on-site as required (accurate phasing/scheduling)
• Extras are profitably priced
• Demonstrated cost savings
• Maintains excellent safety record

Knowledge and Education Requirements
• Professional Certification in Project Management through CCA Gold Seal Program preferred
• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field would be an asset
• Community College Technologist/Technician Diploma and/or
• Demonstrated understanding of project management software (MS Project, Primavera etc.)

Specific Experience or Skills
• 6 – 10 years of direct construction industry experience including estimating, scheduling and/or purchasing
• 5 years of experience as a Project Coordinator or Project Manager
• Demonstrated ability to manage projects of moderate scope and complexity
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Must have strong technical, managerial, interpersonal and leadership skills
• Demonstrated understanding of project management software (MS Project, Primavera etc.)
• Possesses solid negotiating and conflict resolution skills
• Reads structural drawings and blueprints

Personal Attributes
• Well organized
• Result orientation
• Excellent communicator
• Team player
• Detail-oriented
• Excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills
• Position will require travel to out of town project locations

E.S. Fox Limited is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environment. We will accommodate the needs of the applicants throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Human Resources department to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.