Project Manager / Project Engineer

Job Details

LocationWindsor, ON, Canada
Job TypeContractFullTime
PositionProject Management
Degree RequiredEngineering

Job Description

On behalf of our North American extrusions client, we are in search of Project Engineer to join their team.

  • Work closely with the Project Manager to develop engineering and other drawings required to develop a bid package
  • Be involved in the selection of the contractor
  • Review / negotiate / manage the contract
  • Work with the contractor and the Project Manager to develop a detailed project plan (Gantt chart with critical path, etc.)
  • Liaise with governmental agencies as required (permits, etc.)
  • Manage the contractor on a day-to-day basis
  • Manage communication and report-out on project status
  • Lead the selection of and negotiation with vendors for ancillary equipment
  • Review and manage change orders during the project
  • Ensure lead times of ancillary equipment and other sub-trades tie in to overall project plan and completion timeline
  • Prepare and manage budget for the entire project
  • Provide necessary cost control
  • Identify key risks and develop contingency plans
  • Delegate tasks as required to manage timelines and costs
  • Support other projects, as required
  • Engineering degree; a P.Eng. designation will be considered an asset
  • 5 – 10 years industry experience; aluminum extrusion industry experience will be an asset
  • Previous project management experience required in installing and commissioning an aluminum extrusion press and handling system
  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods mandatory
  • Mechanical / electrical knowledge of systems and installations
  • Hands on mechanical design experience using CAD required
  • Experience with construction projects (managing contractors, vendors)
  • Ability to manage multiple work streams
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience using MS Project and MS Office tools (Excel, etc.)
  • Budgeting and cost control for large projects
  • Ability to innovate and course correct to bring project(s) back on track
  • Excellent problem solving skillS
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