Project Manager IV

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Job Reference 1243719

Location Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Industry Oil & Gas - Midstream

Function Project Management

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 23, 2024

Airswift is seeking a Project Manager to work with one of our clients in the oil and gas industry in Edmonton, AB on a 12-month contract.

We are seeking a highly experienced and dedicated Project Manager to oversee the implementation of a 34 km, 69-138 kV powerline project. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in managing large-scale infrastructure projects, particularly in the electrical transmission and utilities sectors. This role requires a strategic thinker with exceptional leadership, communication, and stakeholder management skills.

Project Description:

• The project is an expansion of the natural gas transmission system in British Columbia. It includes four powerlines with an approximate total length of 34 km to four new compression stations across British Columbia.

Key Responsibilities:

• Lead and manage the 34 km powerline project from inception to completion, ensuring adherence to project scope, budget, and timeline.

• Coordinate with internal teams, contractors, and external stakeholders, including regulatory agencies and Indigenous communities, to ensure project success.

• Ensure compliance with all safety, environmental, and regulatory requirements.

• Oversee the preparation of project plans, schedules, and budgets, and monitor project progress.

• Implement risk management strategies to mitigate project risks.

• Lead and mentor a team of engineering and support staff.

• Foster strong relationships with management, external partners, and customers.

Required Education:

• Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field.

Additional Assets in Education (optional):

• Post Graduate Diploma in Management (MBA) or equivalent.

• Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

• Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) designation (preferred).

Required Work Experience:

• Minimum of 15 years of experience in project management within the energy, utilities, or construction sectors.

• Proven track record of managing large-scale, multidisciplinary projects, including powerline construction and high voltage projects.

• Extensive experience in stakeholder management, including working with Indigenous communities and regulatory agencies.

• Demonstrated success in leading teams and managing project budgets exceeding $50M.

• Strong background in safety leadership, environmental management, and regulatory compliance.

Desired Skills and Competencies:

• Excellent leadership and team management skills.

• Strong strategic planning and business acumen.

• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

• Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and adapt to changing project requirements.

• Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.

• Commitment to safety and quality standards.

Professional Development:

• Indigenous Relations Leadership Program.

• Safety Leadership and Environmental Management System training.


Travel Requirements:

• For the first year, travel will include site visits and meetings with consultants.

Office Location:

• Preferred Edmonton, with the alternative of Calgary location.

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