Project Manager - Buildings


Edmonton, AB, CA, T6E 6V3

Graham is an employee-owned construction solutions partner that services the buildings, industrial, infrastructure, water and project finance sectors. We deliver lasting value for our clients through meticulous planning and scheduling, while upholding rigorous safety and quality standards. With offices throughout North America, our passionate and knowledgeable teams deliver projects that enable communities to thrive and people to live, work, move and grow in a rapidly changing world. With over nine decades of experience, Graham has the resources, capacity and expertise to undertake projects of every scope, scale and complexity. Join our team to deliver a better tomorrow.

We are seeking top-tier talent to join our Buildings division and deliver innovative projects in the healthcare, education, hospitality, recreational, entertainment, retail, commercial office, mixed-use, multi-family residential and light industrial sectors. As a member of this collaborative team, you can expect a safe, diverse and inclusive environment, and on-going learning and career development opportunities.


About the Role:


Reporting to the Senior Project Manager,  the Project Manager is an experienced team-builder with broad spectrum talent, who builds and maintains key relationships with key stakeholders including the client, the project team, field supervision, and external stakeholders. You are fully proficient with the technical, leadership, and communication skills required to lead projects from estimate to close-out.  


As a Project Manager at Graham, you will:


  • Collaborate with Preconstruction in preparing, revising, and monitoring information regarding reports related to costs involved in developing the project budget.
  • Manage the subcontracting process, which includes facilitating initial scope review meetings, finalizing agreed processes, developing subcontract scopes of work, and managing the subcontract distribution and final execution process.
  • Direct the process of determining the quantity of budget estimates / deliverables to the client.
  • Hire key personnel and subcontractors for the project.
  • Manage the project administration and daily operations, escalating issues as necessary.
  • Maintain a timespan of control of up to 10 months for the project(s).
  • Manage the project schedule and milestone dates, and ensure that close-out checklists are prepared and maintained during the project lifecycle.
  • Maintain relationships and communication tools as needed with suppliers and other key project personnel to verify that materials, supplies, tools, equipment, and personnel are obtained and / or delivered when required.
  • Monitor the change management process, which includes identifying change events, submitting change notices, pricing and tracking change work, optional changes in project scope, and negotiating change orders with clients.
  • Establish project teams, define roles and responsibilities, and facilitate project team meetings.
  • Apply construction expertise to ensure proper project planning, scheduling, staffing, cost control, and project management.
  • Review contract documents to obtain a clear understanding of deliverables, which will ensure project work will be completed on time and within budget.
  • Manage the review and communicate objectives for critical milestones, budget, schedule, and client satisfaction measurements to project team members.


Qualifications & Experience:


  • Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Business, or a related field is required.
  • 6-15 years of direct construction project management experience required. Depending upon the project size, scope, and complexity, the years of experience may vary.
  • Solid technical proficiency in project KPIs and the three core areas of Estimating, Field Management, and Project Management.
  • Ability to make recommendations and take action based on technical proficiency.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite.
  • Proficiency in using scheduling and project management software.


If this sounds like you, then Graham may be the right fit. Apply today.

Graham is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Graham does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.

No unsolicited resumes or phone inquiries from agencies, thank you.


As Graham's trusted recruitment partner, Jardeg aids in the hiring of skilled professionals who play a crucial role in the success of Graham's Buildings, Industrial, Infrastructure, Water, Development, Maintenance and Turnaround projects across Canada.


The Graham Advantage

• We are one of North America’s largest General Contractors

• Graham is 100% employee owned

• We champion development of our employees, including having accredited PMP and Gold Seal training available in-house

• We have a balanced portfolio of exciting, challenging, and career-defining projects

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