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June 5, 2018

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Project Manager

One permanent full-time position and one temporary (12-month) full-time position
Your excellent knowledge of asset management and strong skill set in facilitation, negotiation and supervision will drive your success at the City of Markham in delivering multiple projects on time and on budget.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Facility Assets, you will manage and oversee a variety of facility construction projects, including new construction, renovation, demolition, heritage restoration, repairs and maintenance projects. As a Project Manager within our Sustainability and Asset Management Department, you will be responsible for overall project management, including planning, financial and cost control, consultant and contract management, dispute resolution, troubleshooting, communications, public relations, and negotiations.


As Project Manager, you will:

● Manage various complex construction projects, as well as maintenance and repair projects.
● Coordinate and work with City staff, from concept to final completion and occupancy of the project or facility.
● Prepare project charters, including the scope of work.
● Develop and recommend product specifications.
● Prepare and coordinate the RFI, RFP and tender documents, and evaluate bids received.
● Apply for all building permits and Site Plan applications on City of Markham property.
● Manage architects, project managers, consultants, and general contractors.
● Monitor project progress (schedule control), and process invoices (cost control), using Eclipse to track project progress and financial information.
● Conduct consultations with staff, senior management, members of Council, and members of the public and other stakeholders.
● Report status to the Senior Manager and Director of Sustainability & Asset Management, prepare reports to Committee and Council and make presentations.
● Issue change orders and substantial performance, and manage work under the warranty period.
● Ensure appropriate Commissioning.
● Conduct site visits and inspections to ensure compliance with construction specifications.
● Conduct deficiency and final inspections and final sign-off.
● Facilitate effective coordination and communication between end users and development professionals.
● Ensure a high level of customer satisfaction by delivering projects on time and within budget.
● Ensure integration with Facility Management software and adopt systems to minimize maintenance and increase life cycle.
● Prepare life cycle reserves for facility assets.
● Assist with the preparation of the yearly facility capital budget.
● Perform other duties, as assigned.

Bring your expertise and passion to this role as Project Manager:

● You have a bachelor’s degree in Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or in Architecture.
● You have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in facility management and/or construction management roles.
● You are registered as a Professional Engineer in Ontario (P.Eng.) or in OAA.
● You have PMP designation (an asset).
● You can claim advanced computer skills and familiarity with the relevant software applications (MS Office, Project Management software).
● You have road knowledge of asset management principles.
● You have the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
● You have excellent facilitation, negotiation and supervisory skills.
● You have a valid Class G driver’s licence with a good driving record, and access to a reliable vehicle for use on corporate business.

The salary range for these positions is $80,511 to $108,017 per year.

The City of Markham, a municipality with more than 350,000 residents centrally located in the Greater Toronto Area, is home to over 400 corporate head offices and more than 1,100 high-tech and life science companies. Founded in the 1790s, today Markham is Canada’s most diverse community, and enjoys a rich heritage, outstanding community planning and services, and a vibrant local economy. Markham has received the Excellence Canada Gold Award for Organizational Quality & Healthy Workplace, and multiple heritage and environmental awards. Committed to being a model of public service excellence, with a workforce that is representative of the population we serve, we are looking for people who share our values and are champions of innovative practices.

For more information on these Project Manager positions, and to apply online by Tuesday, June 5, 2018, please visit our website at

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