Project Manager (Onsite)

Kitimat , British Columbia, Canada

Job Reference 1241275

Location Kitimat , British Columbia, Canada

Industry Process - Mining & Metals

Function Project Management

Job Type Contract

Date Added June 4, 2024

Airswift is seeking a Project Manager to join one of our major Mining clients on a 1-year contract with the possibility of being renewed. The role is based in the beautiful community of Kitimat, BC. This is a local opportunity with no travel, camp, LOA, or relocation package provided.

We are looking for a Project Manager to successfully deliver a number of small to medium-sized projects for a given plant Area(s) or program within cost, schedule, and quality in accordance to the client's requirements.

This role is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual who has a strong work ethic and who enjoys working in a team environment. Working a Monday to Friday schedule (5/50), and under the guidance of the Area Leader and supervision of the Project Delivery Coordinator, the Project Manager will be responsible for:

  • Providing HSE leadership to ensure the safety of employees and contractors while protecting the environment.
  • Delivering project management activities: early studies, engineering, operational readiness, construction, commissioning and handover to operations.
  • Set and maintain project budgets and schedules to meet internal and external commitments.
  • Engage and manage engineering service providers to ensure project objectives are met.
  • Prepare, review and issue tender documentation.
  • Source, procure and engage suppliers and specialized subcontractors.
  • Create and maintain project documentation in the different phases to meet Kitimat and Atlantic operations requirements.
  • Engage and manage area stakeholders to ensure alignment and the best solution is selected and implemented to meet the business requirements.
  • Preparing presentations to investment committee and participating at investment meetings.
  • Maintaining positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders to promote teamwork, excellence and team engagement.
  • Supporting a culture of continuous improvement in project management and control.
  • Developing constructive relationship and collaboration with team colleagues, clients and stakeholders.
  • Addressing issues and concerns in a positive and constructive manner with colleagues, clients and stakeholders.
  • Engaging and progressing objectives and personal development plan with the Project Delivery Coordinator.
  • Leadership and people management skills, along with effective written and communications abilities.

  • University diploma in Engineering or a Technical college degree in a relevant field.
  • Registration or eligibility for registration as a Professional Engineer in British Columbia.
  • An Engineer-In-Training with related experience can be considered.
  • Project management training (PMP or master’s in project management) is a definitive asset.
  • Around at least 10 years of experience in construction/industrial environment. 
  • A proven track record of site management with safety, customer service and financial responsibilities.
  • Sound understanding of project controls and project reporting requirements.
  • Managed 5M to 20M million-dollar multi-discipline projects.
  • Experience in managing and delivery of capital brownfield projects from concept to close-out
  • Proven commercial acumen.
  • Knowledge of the organisation’s policies and standard practices.
  • Exposure to Rio Tinto project management framework is advantageous.

Work Schedule
  • Monday to Friday, 10-hour shifts, 50 hours/week.
  • This is a local opportunity with no travel, camp, LOA, or relocation package provided.

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