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Senior Project Manager - Buildings

Updated: December 7, 2017

Graham is a growing, dynamic and innovative construction solutions provider with history of success dating back to 1926. As an employee-owned company, you’ll be able to capitalize on our collective success by becoming an owner yourself. You’ll also be able to take advantage of professional development, learning and growth opportunities, while working on exciting, leading-edge projects.


We rank among Canada’s largest construction companies, are a Platinum Member of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and are seeking top tier talent to further strengthen our capabilities. We provide a collaborative and caring culture and the necessary tools and support for you to succeed, both personally and professionally. If you’re eager to work on innovative projects, be part of a great team and become an employee-owner, Graham is the place for you.
As a member of our Buildings group, you will provide insight and innovative construction solutions to ensure the successful execution of various commercial projects, such as: education facilities; hospitals and healthcare centres; office buildings; warehouse and distribution centres; retail outlets and complexes; recreational facilities; hotels and casinos; parkades; and mixed- use facilities. You will also further hone your skills operating under various delivery methods including Bid-Build, Design-Build, P3 (Public-Private Partnership), Construction Management and IPD (Integrated Project Delivery).

The Senior Project Manager reports directly to the Operations Manager and will have an in-depth knowledge of commercial construction execution, project management, and client management.

As a Senior Project Manager at Graham you will:
  • Ensure the successful completion of the project, its profitability, and for retaining the owner as a continuing client of the Graham
  • Establish project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within the boundaries of corporate policy
  • Monitor/control construction progress through administrative direction of on-site project personnel to ensure project is built on schedule and within budget
  • Manage financial aspects of contracts to protect the company’s interests and maintains good relationships with client
  • Assist with reviews and negotiates contracts; liaises with legal counsel as appropriate in conjunction with Operations Manager
  • Develop, recommend and implement the project plan after the project is awarded
  • Identify required and optional changes in project scope; negotiates change orders with the owner
  • Ensure that project staff understands the Company’s operating policies and practices, and applies these policies appropriately
  • Hire, coach/mentor and provide direction and review the performance of personnel reporting directly to the Senior Project Manager
  • Maintain safety standards in all aspects of each project
To be successful at Graham, you will have the following qualifications and experience: 
  • Mechanical, Civil or Structural engineering degree or equivalent training and experience
  • 10 plus years’ experience in the construction industry responsible for commercial projects $35 million and upwards
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of commercial/civil construction (technology, equipment, materials, negotiation, engineering, estimating, scheduling and safety)
  • Knowledge of and experience with a variety of project delivery methods, including design build
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills required (tact, diplomacy, influence). Must be able to apply innovative and effective management techniques to maximize employee performance
  • Preference given to those with highrise residential project expereince
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Competitive salary with annual bonus potential
  • Comprehensive benefits package including dental, optical and medical and company matched pension plan.
  • Ownership and long term equity opportunities

What we can offer you:


  • Strong commitment to safety in the workplace
  • Grounded and family-oriented workplace in a progressive environment that is at the forefront of a fast evolving business sector
  • Commitment to the training and wealth of opportunities for career development across job categories, project types and locations around North America
Graham is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Graham does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.
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Graham Management Services LP
10840 27th Street SE
Calgary, AB T2Z 3R6
Fax: 403.570.5130

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