Project Engineer

Job Details

LocationLakeshore, ON, Canada
Job TypeContract Full-Time
PositionProj/Prog Management

Job Description


EDUCATION:

  • 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

SKILLS:

  • Mechanical / electrical knowledge of systems and installations
  • 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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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
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