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Electrical Construction Manager - Ganotec


Oakville, ON, CA Toronto, ON, CA

Requisition ID: 115859 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Project Engineering 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As an Electrical Construction Manager, you will be responsible for the overall direction, completion, and financial outcome of electrical activities on construction projects. Ganotec is looking for a Construction Manager with experience in the electrical sector to support projects across Canada. #LI-HM1

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.




  • Directs and supervises the work of project administration, project superintendents, and engineers to establish operational priorities and maintain effective relationships with owners, subcontractors, etc.
  • Responsible for ensuring the project meets or exceeds its financial objectives, by overseeing and monitoring each stage of the development.
  • Coordinates daily/weekly meeting with all the area superintendents and project engineer to develop means and methods, schedule contracting needs and long lead delivery times.
  • Manage all field operations and work sequence in conjunction with the Project Manager.
  • Review project estimate or plan to determine estimated job cost, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of project.
  • Oversee and approve the monthly job cost updates and quarterly cash flow projections. Also, review, approve and negotiate change orders.
  • Anticipate project needs with sufficient lead-time to avoid delay of production Establishes work plan and staffing for each phase of project, work closely with Project Manager and HR team to manage relationship with staff and craft. 
  • Form and lead an effective project management team, define and delegate management responsibilities and set goals.
  • Resolve any unexpected technical difficulties, and other problems that may arise.
  • Be an effective leader, communicate with department leads regarding work scopes.
  • Ensure project superintendents understand and execute the work as required.
  • Ensure safety, quality and production is maintained.
  • Responsible for project closeout. Secure loose ends by finishing paperwork, obtaining retainages, supporting supervisors and expediting claims.


•    10+ years' experience in electrical construction operation
•    Undergraduate degree in construction engineering, construction management or a related degree or comparable work experience. 
•    Preferable Experience working on the small and medium-sized construction projects 
•    Strong knowledge of safety legislation and regulations; ability to enforce safety on site 
•    Ability to understand project scheduling and cost control, and to read and understand project owner specifications and engineering drawings 
•    Ability to work with and manage subcontractors
•    Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills 
•    Good attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies 
•    Willingness to travel over 50% of the time
•    Bilingual in French and English will be a plus

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by a Health Canada-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.

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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