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Posted:  July 8, 2024

The Roberts Onsite team is growing! If you are an independent, enthusiastic, and driven professional searching for an opportunity to build a solid foundation for your career, this position is for you. The Millwrighting & Rigging Project Manager position is located in Kitchener, Ontario and reports directly to the Millwrighting & Rigging Manager.

A Little About You:

You are eager to plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate assigned millwrighting & rigging projects from the estimate stage through to project completion. You can quickly assess, evaluate, and report on project status in accordance with schedule, specifications and budget. You have a continuous improvement mind set always looking for a better way. You are an effective communicator and collaborate well with others. You can clearly set expectations and hold yourself and others accountable to meeting those commitments. You are always willing to roll-up your sleeves to dig in and find the solution to whatever problem the day has presented to you. Your primary focus is safety, planning, monitoring progress, scheduling, quality, costs management, estimating, reporting, and managing project changes under the direction of senior leadership.

The Role and Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide leadership for assigned project(s) in regard to cost, schedule, quality, safety, and contract performance;
  • Establish project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards as per company policy and contract specifications;
  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with all stakeholders including Roberts Onsite team members, clients, consultants, joint venture partners, trades, subcontractors, vendors, suppliers, and the community, while keeping them informed of relevant information;
  • Plan, prepare, monitor, and manage construction schedule and milestones;
  • Manage the support team (i.e. coordination, field operations etc.) and targeted work performance;
  • Ensure work is performed in compliance with applicable standards – i.e. health and safety regulations, company policies and procedures, and contract requirements;
  • Monitor, forecast and report on progress, labour productivity, work outcomes, budget, and costs;
  • Review and interpret changes issued to the contract for cost, schedule, labour and workforce implications;
  • Prepare and submit project estimates; price/ negotiate all changes in scope as required;
  • Maintain oversight of work in progress, assessing for areas of risk and deficiencies, instructing the project team to address issues that arise;
  • Negotiate contracts in coordination with the purchasing department;
  • Work with internal purchasing staff to ensure materials and equipment are available to tradespersons;
  • Ensure monthly cost forecasting and checklists are completed accurately and on time;
  • Ensure accurate productivity reports are completed weekly.

Skill Requirements:

  • Understanding of construction scheduling, planning, and execution principles
  • Business operations processes
  • Organization and time management
  • Outstanding communications, negotiation and problem-solving skills

Intermediate user of:

  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Project)
  • AutoCAD and PDF an asset

Education and Work Experience Requirements

  • Diploma or degree in Project Management, Construction Engineering Technology, Construction Management or relevant field experience.
  • 3-5 years of Project Management experience in the construction industry.
  • If you’re not sure you meet every qualification but feel you have other experience relevant to the role, we encourage you to apply.
  • If you feel the skills you’ve developed over your career may be suited to this role, you are welcome to apply.

Why Roberts Onsite is for You:

  • Competitive compensation package based on experience
  • Paid vacation
  • Dental, health and vision benefits package
  • Group RRSP eligibility
  • A team that encourages and supports professional development
  • Opportunities to explore new industries and learn new skills
  • Challenging and rewarding work
  • A large company with the culture of a small company – a small management team and a horizontal organizational structure encourage involvement from all staff members
  • Annual employee survey response showed 96% positive feedback about our working environment

The Team You Will Be a Part of:

Roberts Onsite is one of Ontario’s largest multi-trade contractors providing high-quality construction services, and turn-key solutions for industrial, commercial, and institutional clients across Southern Ontario. For over 85 years we have been delivering electrical, mechanical, millwrighting, and rigging expertise for all types of building services, and process machinery installations.

Roberts Onsite is an equal opportunity employer that fosters an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment. Please notify us if you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process. We thank all applicants for their interest in Roberts Onsite; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. We regret that we are unable to respond to individual inquiries about application status.


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