Project Manager - Buildings


Winnipeg, MB, CA, R3P 0Z6

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 Operations Manager, the Project Manager is accountable for providing project management and direction for a project or portfolio of projects with annual revenues up to $25M, ensuring timely completion and profitability for all projects. The incumbent is involved in project planning and start-up, project financials, project pre-construction, project execution and close-out, and maintains a relentless focus on meeting and exceeding customer needs and expectations. You will be responsible for managing and mentoring junior project management team personnel and possesses the technical, leadership, and communication skills necessary to complete a project from estimate to close-out with limited supervision. Expect to have exposure to a variety of projects but not limited to Commercial and Institutional, through to infrastructure projects including Bridges, Water Treatment Plans and Hydro-Electric Structures.


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
  • 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
  • Review performance standards and metrics against which the team will be measured
  • 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
  • Provide input into the completion of an organizational and responsibility matrix at the start of the project
  • 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
  • Contribute as appropriate to the pre-award process by determining project scope, planning, and estimating
  • Assist in the input of regular status reports for company executives and project-steering committees, detailing status of the project and recommending actions to be taken
  • Monitor and control construction activities through effective teamwork and communication with on-site superintendents to ensure project is built on schedule and within budget
  • Address risk and implement corrective measures
  • Monitor and control progress, costs, and budgets throughout the project lifecycle
  • Take direct ownership / responsibility for the development, implementation, and execution of the Project Specific Safety Plan
  • Understand and comply with client requirements, Occupational Health and Safety regulations, and all applicable government laws and regulations
  • Review, approve, and closes out all incidents to support Continuous Improvement processes and feedback for the HSE group
  • Review the Field Surveillance Reports and initiate NCRs based on analysis and severity of findings


Qualifications/ Experience:

  • Construction related Degree, Diploma or hands on trade’s experience is preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of direct experience as a Project Manager required within a commercial buildings setting
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, InEight, Primavera P6, On-screen Takeoff and Bluebeam is an asset


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.

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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