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Electrical Project Manager


My client is a full service electrical and mechanical company and an industry leader in commercial, industrial and institutional projects throughout the lower mainland. They are a growing company and engaging in a variety of high profile projects in Vancouver  anywhere from smaller/midsize  to larger in scope. Currently, my client has an exciting opportunity for a Junior to mid-level Project Manager within their Vancouver office. This position will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of construction project management. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manages the project activities throughout the lifecycle including the allocation of adequate resources, scheduling, documentation and budget.
  • Establishes a project charter for each project outlining the work breakdown structure, milestones and deliverables.
  • Ensures project construction is executed in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Ensures the technical drawings of projects meet the needs of the client.
  • Reviews project and equipment design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer contract requirements, regulatory codes and related permitting.
  • Coordinates various project activities including but not limited to change orders, scheduling, equipment lists, vendor management, purchase requisitions, change requests & invoice management.
  • Prepares project updates and completion reports to the other departments as needed.
  • Plans, executes, monitors and closes out projects.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • 2-5 years of experience in construction project management.
  • Project Management Certificate, PMP designation is an asset but not necessary.
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology Certificate is considered an asset but not necessary.
  • Demonstrated success in project delivery and project execution.
  • Has the ability to read and understand P&ID designs, blueprints, schematics, field drawings and plans.
  • Results-oriented with the ability to effectively manage multiple and competing priorities and timelines.
  • Communicative leader with strong interpersonal and team centric ideals.
  • Exceptional problem solving, time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and collaborative work environment.
  • Energetic, passionate and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of various computer applications including Excel, Word and Microsoft Projects.
  • Local and/or Canadian experience required.

My client is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates are welcome to apply by submitting their resume to and call (604) 836 - 2672. My client offers a competitive salary and benefits package depending on experience.