Transmission & Distribution Project Manager

Mount Pearl, NL

Locke’s Electrical Ltd., “The Total Performance People since 1948”, is a well-recognized and regarded name in the construction industry in Newfoundland and Labrador.  With more than seventy years of construction experience, they operate with the highest level of quality, safety and technical expertise, integrating with customers and supporting local communities. A provincial leader in the industrial electrical & civil sectors, Locke’s Electrical Limited is dedicated to providing the industry’s most skilled craftsmanship, impeccable performance, and competitive pricing to their clients. They provide a wide range of services from project design assistance to construction to maintenance and support.

Reporting to the Corporate Projects Director, the Transmission & Distribution Project Manager is responsible for overseeing and participating in transmission and distribution estimates, projects and operations. Specific responsibilities include developing and maintaining positive relationships with clients, identifying and targeting new business opportunities, performing risk assessments, opportunity management, completing performance status reports for cost forecast and schedule, preparing and verifying progress payments to clients and subcontractors, and forecasting and monitoring progress for ongoing projects, ensuring they are constructed as per design, budget, quality, and schedule.

The Transmission & Distribution Project Manager will work closely with the project team, client representatives, consultants, and trade contractors to develop project execution plans, oversee the setup of project documents and reporting procedures, managing project performance, schedule, and labor and equipment resources. Furthermore, the Project Manager will participate in claims/dispute negotiations with owners and trade contractors, manage change orders, and ensure the field is recording, tracking, and filing paperwork/correspondences in a management software system such as RFIs/COs/POs, while also participating in overall project closeout, including document archival, maintenance and warranty manuals, deficiencies, and warranty work.

As the ideal candidate, you possess a PMP certification, and a minimum of 10 years of experience in project management, with at least 3 years in a managerial role, or an equivalent mix of education and experience. You have extensive experience in reviewing and interpreting project specifications, requirements, and contractual documents, with the ability to identify and address potential legal issues. Additionally, a strong business acumen, operational competence and project management expertise, along with exceptional strategic planning, team leadership, and problem-solving skills are some of the competencies you exhibit on a daily basis. Furthermore, a comprehensive understanding of client expectations and contracts, along with effective communication and relationship-building skills are critical for establishing new client contacts, maintaining existing relationships, and conducting follow-up communications.

At Locke’s, they embrace a culture of belonging in the workplace. No matter who you are, where you’re from, how you think, what you believe in, or who you love, your application is welcome. Locke’s appreciates that we all come from different backgrounds and different walks of life, bringing in unique perspectives and experiences. Applications from 2SLGBTQ+, Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC), women, newcomers to Canada, and people with disabilities are encouraged. If you require any accommodation in the application and interview process, please let us know (including different materials or otherwise).

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Dan McDonald at dan@venor.ca or Beverley Evans at bevans@venor.ca

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