Senior Project Manager - Infrastructure


Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V5Y 1V4

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 Infrastructure division and build innovative projects in the transit and transportation sectors, such as roads, highways/freeways, bridges, interchanges, LRTs, BRTs, and airports. 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 Operations Manager/District Manager, the Senior Project Manager - Infrastructure is an experienced construction professional with business unit portfolio and client focus. Driven by commitment to the organization, the incumbent is a team-builder with broad spectrum talent that allows for the management of key relationships from client to the project team, external stakeholders, and field supervision. Fully proficient with the technical, leadership, and communication skills required to fully lead complex multi-disciplinary projects from estimate to close-out, the incumbent has the ability to manage all aspects of project financials, costing, safety, quality, subcontracting, labour, and equipment.


As a Senior Project Manager at Graham, you will:

  • Ensure maintenance and administration of the cost reporting system for all project components in Graham software systems.
  • Prepare and monitor the project master schedule in conjunction with the Project Management team.
  • Ensure preparation, implementation, and administration of Safety and Environmental program on the project in conjunction with Safety expertise group. 
  • Ensure written documentation for all verbal clarifications and instructions are obtained and distributed to project stakeholders as applicable.
  • Negotiate and select subcontractors to ensure capability of subcontractor to perform, completeness of scope coverage, and best value.
  • Prepare project execution plan in conjunction with Superintendent.
  • Select personnel for the project in conjunction with the Operations / District / General Manager.
  • Advise Manager on project execution issues, potential claims, and disputes in a timely fashion.
  • Evaluate potential execution strategies to ensure implementation of the best combined utilization of materials, equipment, labour, and subcontractors for successful project outcomes.
  • Identify required and optional changes in project scope; negotiate change orders with the owner.
  • Review the project's production, cost, and schedule with the project staff as the project proceeds on a weekly basis.
  • Benchmark efficiency and effectiveness of project activities and act to improve project outcomes.
  • Assist in developing potential project managers and superintendents.
  • Act to resolve disputes between the company and owner, or company and subcontractors when possible, prior to Manager’s involvement.
  • Build and maintain effective and efficient working relationships with internal and external clients.
  • Ensure that project staff understand the company's operating policies and practices and apply these appropriately.
  • Provide direction, coach / mentor / develop, review performance, and recommend advancement and dismissal of personnel reporting to the Senior Project Manager.
  • Demonstrate HSE and Quality behaviours that reflect corporate expectations of Actively Caring and Road to Zero.
  • Lead, promote, and maintain a positive safety culture within the team, without compromise.
  • Take responsibility for the development, implementation, and execution of the Project Specific Safety Plan.
  • Take responsibility for own health and safety, and that of other workers, visitors to the site(s), the community, and the environment.
  • Ensure HSE has equal status through all phases of the project prior to any construction approval, and during execution.
  • Monitor and measure HSE goals and expectations using Key Performance Indicators.
  • Understand and comply with client requirements, Occupational Health and Safety regulations, and all applicable government laws and regulations.
  • Review, approve, and close out all incidents to support Continuous Improvement processes.
  • Demonstrate commitment to quality and safety by evaluating project-related processes.
  • Ensure that Project Quality Risk Assessment is conducted for the project upon award of project contract.
  • Ensure implementation of the PSQP on the project site by all project stakeholders.
  • Review the Field Surveillance Reports and initiate NCRs based on analysis and severity of findings.
  • Ensure that Quality KPI data for projects is documented.



  • Civil, Structural or Mechanical engineering degree or equivalent training and experience
  • 15+ years of project management experience constructing buildings at a large General Contractor or Major Owner group.
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction (technology, equipment, materials, negotiation, engineering, estimating, scheduling, and safety)
  • Demonstrated leadership experience and ability to lead and manage a high-level team in multi-level projects.
  • Ability to train, coach and lead project staff in all aspects of project requirements.




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.

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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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