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Project Director - Building

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For more than 50 years, the building team has brought countless construction projects to life, standing out for the quality of its work, respecting the highest industry standards and aiming to obtain environmental certifications. Engineers, architects and other building specialists work to meet deadlines and exceed client expectations, while improving the well-being of communities.

Office buildings, hospital and research centers, educational establishments, residential buildings, hotels, shopping centers, factories, sports and cultural centers, the team excels in erecting these places using cutting-edge technology tools and places people at the heart of its concerns by advocating an innovative collaborative approach.

What We Offer:

  • A competitive salary;
  • 4 weeks of vacation per year;
  • A complete group insurance program accessible upon hiring (health & dental component paid by the employer);
  • A group RRSP program with employer contribution to a DPSP;
  • An employee assistance program;
  • Continuing education;
  • An active social club.

Job Description

Reporting to the Vice President Operations, the Senior Project Director is responsible for cost control, compliance with deadlines, monitoring of subcontractors and negotiations with the client. He has full responsibility for the success of the projects under his direction by directing all project operations.

Consequently, he will have to effectively and efficiently manage all aspects of the projects (OSH, quality, schedule, customer relations and costs) through his strategic contribution from the configuration of the projects during the submission phase until the delivery of the project and its final payment. He will ensure strong cohesion and good communication with the managers assigned to the projects. He will maintain business relations with customers, all in order to meet and respect project budgets.


Operational Management

  • Be actively involved in Health, Safety and the environment according to the company’s program;
  • Prepare cost control (accounting) and monthly report;
  • Carry out monthly profitability studies of projects, make forecasts, explain discrepancies and discuss them with your superior during “Project Performance Review” meetings;
  • Participate in the transfer of submissions and read the contractual documentation;
  • Update the objectives table;
  • Negotiate and prepare subcontractor contracts in accordance with the objectives;
  • Supervise change management with the help of their project team;
  • Prepare the work schedule, monitoring indicators and the critical path and its update;
  • Supervise the monitoring of shop drawings, and technical questions and answers (QRT), which have a significant impact on the project;
  • Attend and participate in meetings with clients, professionals and subcontractors;
  • Identify contentious points that could affect the profitability and/or schedule of the project and discuss them with your superior if necessary;
  • Visit the sites regularly, note the necessary corrections and discuss them with the superintendent;
  • Carry out regular evaluations of site personnel in the company of their superiors;
  • Approve invoices from subcontractors and suppliers monthly;
  • Direct the production of monthly payment requests and ensure they are transmitted to the owner on time;
  • Ensure that payment conditions are respected;
  • Supervise the monitoring of deficiency lists;
  • Supervise all elements related to project closure (provisional acceptance request, end of project manual, holdback release, etc.);
  • Meet the requirements of the company’s ISO and quality control program.

Human Capital Management

  • Be responsible for maximizing the use of resources;
  • Actively participate in the career development of staff;
  • Ensure training and development objectives, while evaluating performance for each team member;
  • Identify, attract and retain the best talent;
  • Mentor and develop staff and the new generation in project management.


  • Hold a bachelor’s degree in civil or construction engineering and/or equivalent combination of experience & training.
  • Be a member of the OIQ.
  • Have a minimum of 15 years of relevant experience.
  • Have strong communication skills.
  • Have relevant experience in carrying out large-scale projects worth more than 30 million.
  • Bilingualism (asset).
  • PMP or PA LEED certification (asset).

Required Profile

  • Strong management, negotiation, communication and problem-solving skills;
  • Know how to show initiative and leadership;
  • Have interest and the ability to supervise and coach others;
  • Ability to manage more than one project at a time;
  • Sense of priorities;
  • Mastery of MS Office and MS Project software;
  • Love teamwork;
  • Have good organizational skills and a good working method;
  • Be equipped with a good analytical mind, ease of adaptation and open-mindedness.

Location: Montreal / Montreal-East

ID – 8200

Marc-André Ouellette

Associé principal / Consultant sénior



Cell 514-424-7940

I am interested !

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