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Senior Project Manager

Ottawa, ON

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. Your team is waiting for you!


Here's how a Senior Project Manager for our Ottawa office contributes to our team:


  • Providing overall contract administration, technical expertise, and support to the project.
  • Developing and implementing the project safety plan and leading by example for health and safety practices and procedures.
  • Ensuring the project is constructed as per design, budget, resources, quality, and schedule.
  • Understanding client drivers and offers value engineering proposals for functionality, cost, and schedule benefit.
  • Managing project performance and providing performance status reports for safety, cost forecast, and schedule.
  • Negotiating and issuing subcontracts, major purchase orders and progress payments and monitoring their progress and schedule.
  • Understanding, communicating, and enforcing the contract and contract documents.
  • Developing and coordinating overall project closeout.
  • Identifying and managing risk and opportunities on construction projects.
  • Other duties as required.


  • Postsecondary degree or diploma in engineering, construction management, or a related field.
  • 8–10 years of progressive construction experience with leadership and mentoring preferred.
  • Eligible for security clearance (Secret Level).
  • Demonstrated experience implementing a strong safety culture by application of health, safety, and environment principles and legislation.
  • In-depth knowledge of construction industry including building materials, construction specifications, methods and procedures, construction law and building codes, and safety and quality management practices.
  • Strong planning, organizational, and time management skills including the ability to manage project budgets and schedules.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders and decision makers.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, project management and scheduling software, with a strong aptitude for adopting new technology.

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 Constructors Canada Inc. 

Primary Location: Ottawa, Ontario 

Job: Senior Project Manager

Requisition: 2547 

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