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Construction Risk Manager

Saskatoon, SK

The future you want is within reach.


At PCL, we build the places where life happens and find camaraderie in the process. We're a community of builders committed to building better communities. That's why we're always looking ahead, and not just to the next project or what's next in our industry.


We're also looking at what's next for you and how we can help you build a career you're proud of. As part of the PCL Saskatoon District you get the opportunity to work on projects that shape the communities of our province.


Here's how a(n) Construction Risk Manager for our Saskatoon office contributes to our team:


  • Analyzes contract documents and specifications for hard bid/lump sum, construction management, and design-build projects to determine project requirements (bonding, insurance, etc.), and identifies risk factors.
  • Leads development of a conceptual estimate/design-build bid submission with added complexity for key clients.
  • Develops strategies as a basis for submitting budget proposals to ensure PCL's and the client's interests are projected. Participants in, and if required, leads ongoing budget updates.
  • Monitors ongoing project design development as the project progresses and monitors working drawings for control budget compatibility, completeness of drawings and details, constructability, life cycle issues, coordination, code compliance, trade scope completeness and cost.
  • Post award, prepares risk analysis report summarizing all potential risks; includes a mitigation plan and alternative means and methods to analyze identified risk items.
  • Uses analytical skills and recognizes project risks and opportunities; analyzes them and determines associated costs and impacts to schedule, and creates a mitigation plan.
  • Tracks and communicates opportunities with chief estimator by leveraging trade consultant, and client relationships leading to repeat work.


  • Postsecondary degree or diploma in related discipline or trade experience or equivalent.
  • 12 years of progressive experience in construction cost estimating and on-site experience.
  • Design management experience.
  • Understanding different construction methods, planning, scheduling, sequencing, potential problems, and timelines and is a district champion in these matters.
  • Understanding of the contract terms for various delivery models and able to identify contract risk and opportunity.
  • Experience estimating multiple scopes and has working knowledge of applicable products and systems.
  • Ability to identify and create opportunities (win strategies, enhance fee on projects being built).
  • Experience leading bid-win strategy meetings.

PCL is an innovative, employee-owned company comprised of people who find passion in their profession and take pride in doing great work every day. Our work powers the infrastructure and utilities that are essential to daily life and our projects are the scene of vacations, careers, education and healing. We are consistently ranked among the best companies to work for because we are committed to supporting and developing our teams.

The PCL Companies celebrate diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating equitable opportunities and an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants. We make employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or veteran status.

PCL combines numerous pay and benefit strategies to provide a comprehensive and competitive total rewards package. Any salary range displayed by a job board is an estimate. Your salary, which considers your unique qualifications and experience, is just one component of the robust total rewards you'll enjoy at PCL. This may include an employee share purchase offering, discretionary annual performance bonus, comprehensive benefits and wellness programs, retirement plan plus matching, and career development programs.

Should you require an accommodation during the application process, please contact us at [email protected] with the position and location you are interested in.

Together, we can build success and a better future. Let’s get started!


Employee Status: Regular Full-Time   

Company: PCL Construction Management Inc. 

Primary Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 

Job: Construction Risk Manager

Requisition: 2927  

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