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Eastern Canada - Stations Segment Manager (Buildings) - Ottawa


Ottawa, ON, CA

Requisition ID: 124661 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Construction Operations 

Market: Building 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for job site management and oversee the administrative and technical aspects of construction projects. 

Kiewit’s mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations. Whether we are building hospitals to support the community, 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

Eastern Canada District's projects include highways, bridges, mass transit, mine site development & open pit operations, hydroelectric powerhouses, wind-power plants, dams & industrial. The serve the construction and mining industries and operates in Eastern Canada. 


One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs. 


  • Management and Supervision of one or two Buildings general contractors doing the construction of multiple buildings of a segment of a Mega Project. (The managed and supervised portion of the project represents a volume of over 300 M$+) 
  • Management and Supervision of one or two Buildings General Contractor working on multiple buildings spread across 20+ km
  • Administering and Ensuring subcontractor compliance of safety, quality control and environmental programs and execution of temporary constructions and measures.
  • Administering quality assurance and commissioning processes
  • Interfacing and meeting with Project Client, professional Engineering Firm and Architect to manage project issues while maintaining positive working relationships
  • Monitor and manage the project budget, minimizing costs while upholding the highest quality. Participate in the monthly job cost updates and projections 
  • Assist with schedule development and maintenance. Closely monitor schedule and address variations with subcontractor.
  • Coordination of Engineering services & support during construction
  • Review, approve and negotiate Subcontractor change orders
  • Coordination and interfacing with other sectors and disciplines of Mega Project
  • Coordination in the execution and implementation of the project completion and turnover plan
  • Assuring contract compliance and administration
  • Tracking of project deliverables and information using Integrated project administration systems 
  • Management of a team of field staff personnel such as field engineers and site coordinators
  • Manage temporary control measures, relocation and interface of third party utilities and traffic entities
  • Review of subcontractor progress documentation and reports
  • Approve and monitor subcontractor execution procedures and processes
  • Initiate and attend supplementary and regular meeting with client for problem resolution and planning
  • Manage contract administration (subcontractor / field management) including back charges and change orders approval
  • Assist in planning, review and coordination of buildings subcontractor site setup and logistics


  • Ability to travel and relocate as needed
  • 5-10+ years' experience in all aspects of managing commercial or buildings design-build construction projects of similar size with a proven track record of successful outcomes. 
  • Preferable Experience working on the construction of Track or LRT project buildings as part of large scale design-build projects
  • Preferable Experience working on the construction of design-build mega projects
  • Undergraduate degree in construction engineering, construction management or a related degree or comparable work experience.
  • 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
  • Subcontractor Management and Negotiation experience
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Work independently as well as part of a team
  • Strong work ethic - willing to do what it takes to get the job done
  • Good attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies
  • Effective English oral and written communication skills (in addition to English, French is a plus)
  • Strong knowledge of work processes and procedures; ability to enforce quality work on site
  • Strong organization/time management skills

Other common names for this role: Assistant Project Manager, APM, Sr. Project Manager, Sponsor

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.

There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

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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