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Sponsor, Mining Industry & Project Director


Laval, Quebec, CA Oakville, ON, CA Toronto, ON, CA Montreal, Quebec, CA

Requisition ID: 130119 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Construction Operations 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As an Operations Sponsor focused on the mining industry, you wil work with various Project Management team members from different projects to manage the overall performance for commercial construction projects and have direct client relations responsibility. You will also provide oversight of the estimation and complete project management of multiple project teams.

Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations. Whether we’re boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy or building bridges that connect communities, we depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety-obsessed construction professionals to get it done right. You bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality, and an unwavering work ethic. In return, we offer huge career and travel opportunities and the satisfaction of building the next big thing from the ground up. There’s a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won’t find anywhere else. 

District Overview

Ganotec is a full service, heavy industrial contractor serving the industrial sector across Canada.  Ganotec typically self performs all major disciplines including, civil, structural steel erection, heavy mechanical equipment installation, process piping and electrical/instrumentation and controls.  We conduct our business through a variety of commercial contract styles including full turnkey, EPC, design build, T&M and conventional discipline packages.  We have always been a strong proponent of "partnering", working in collaboration with owners, major equipment suppliers, and engineers at the early stages of the project development phase to allow for a more cost-effective execution strategy for the project.  Ganotec continues to position ourselves towards the future, constantly seeking growth opportunities yet never losing sight of what has made the company so successful. 



This position will be based out of Montreal, Quebec 



  • Championing Kiewit projects and getting buy in throughout the organization
  • Successfully launching a project ensuring the business need is validated and correctly prioritized
  • Participate in business development efforts by identifying future work opportunities at existing projects and assist the business development team with the creation of estimates and proposals.
  • Providing business expertise and guidance to Project Managers to help with key business and project decisions.
  • Act as the link between internal and external stakeholders including; the project, partners, sub-contractors, the business community and District leadership teams
  • Establish project organization, roles and structure to ensure each employee is being effectively utilized and developed while assigned
  • Ensure business needs are identified and effective plans are in place to help prioritize and launch projects 
  • Overseeing the project to ensure it remains a viable business proposition, changes are managed, and risks are assessed
  • Must be experienced in marketing construction services winning work, estimating projects, executing work that’s won and building the right teams for success.


  • At least 15+ years’ construction project leadership related experience in building or estimating  mining, mineral  processing, heavy civil construction & infrastructure projects.
  • Ideally have a Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or similar
  • Experience leading multi-million-dollar contracts, including ownership of operations, project administration, client relations and all other scopes relative to large construction projects
  • Competent in the use of computer software applications used for project control and administration, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook


We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

As a full-service, heavy industrial contractor, we’ve earned an industry-wide reputation for sticking to our high standards in everything we do. 

We believe in the benefits of investing in our people. Around here, learning and improving go hand-in-hand with going to work each day. You’ll constantly increase your knowledge, sharpen your skills and gain new experiences. 

If you're ready for a career that can take you places, look no further. 

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

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