Construction Manager

Subsidiary: Colas Canada Inc.





Develops and adapts the strategy on his/her scope consistent with the policies defined by the Management in the Commercial, Financial, Technical and Social fields in order to ensure the performance of his/her establishment.   

Main Responsibilities

Ensure the construction is in full compliance with the Project Agreement (PA), including matters relating to quality, safety, environment, and life cycle performance
•    Drive the development of  the Construction Management Plan, and ensure compliance to this plan across the project scope, at all levels
•    Manage various construction teams and construction process to ensure the infrastructure is completed in accordance with the construction schedule
•    Coordinate with the Design Manager to jointly ensure constructability of the design
•    Coordinate with the Utilities Manager to jointly ensure utility and pipeline conflicts do not impact construction and the Construction Schedule
•    Work with other Key Individuals to ensure the design and construction are implemented in a coordinated fashion meeting project requirements and the project vision
•    Ensure the construction is completed in accordance to the design and that design changes are not implemented without the Engineer of Record’s prior approval and City’s acceptance
•    Oversee the planning and coordination, of accepted traffic accommodations and control measures during construction
•    Support project communication by supplying appropriate information to effectively communicate construction to the general public and impacted stakeholders
•    Provide project closeout documentation related to design as constructed
•    During the construction period, be physically located and present all business days of every week in the Greater Edmonton Area and available after hours during extreme emergencies
•    At all times throughout the construction period, be available to fulfill the full extent of his or her role and be reasonably available to meet in-person with the City’s Representative on no less than 72 hours’ notice.


Be an employee of, or an independent contractor directly engaged by, Project Co, an Affiliate of Project Co or a Project Contractor
•    Hold a professional designation and possess a four-year degree in a related field, or equivalent experience and education, acceptable to the City of Edmonton and the Project Agreement
•    Have prior experience in a prime contract role, and a minimum of 15-20 years in similar roles 
•    Have direct experience performing in a similar role for a substantive time period on a similar rail transit project in an urban environment at least twice within approximately the last 20 years, with at least one project being in Canada or the United States
•    Demonstrated track record managing and leading large complex multidisciplinary construction teams on projects valued over $250M CAD and achieving project objectives; and
•    Be reasonably able to commit for the duration of the Project.

Colas is a Canadian leader in transportation infrastructure – materials, construction, and maintenance. From roads to rail, airports to ports, we build some of the most important projects that connect our communities.

Backed by our network of Colas companies across Canada and the Colas Group worldwide, Colas offers a wide range of innovative and sustainable solutions for the construction and maintenance of transportation infrastructure. 

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