• Project Manager

    Job Locations CA-SK-Saskatoon
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Project Management
    Product Line
    Canada - Asphalt, Paving & Construction (A,P,C)
  • Why work for Lafarge?

    Lafarge in Canada is proud to provide construction solutions in the buildings, infrastructure and industrial segments. These solutions are built with high performance products from our cement, aggregates, ready-mix concrete, asphalt and road construction, and concrete products divisions.  From the use of alternative materials and recycling to renewable energy, Lafarge's focus is to develop innovative products that can contribute toward sustainably constructed building solutions.  Lafarge takes personal growth and development to heart, and provides resources for our employees to take control of their own careers. Through our commitment to communities, to the health and safety of our employees and their families, or through the many volunteer hours of our employees, Lafarge demonstrates our care for people. If you want to work in an environment that values hard work, entrepreneurship, and collaborative teamwork, Lafarge is for you.   Building Better Cities is what we do. Come Build a Better Career with us!  More information can be found at .


    This position is an important part of a vibrant team responsible for the successful project management of all Lafarge Construction projects in the Western Canada region. This responsibility is accomplished by providing leadership and mentorship to the project management team. The Manager also analyzes blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time, cost and labour estimates for projects or services.


    Safety Leadership

    • Lead the business with the utmost focus on health & safety
    • Proactively implement Lafarge best practices, engage with all levels of employees in this regard and ensure that personnel are actively seeking out real time solutions to identified risks
    • Provide visible and felt health & safety leadership


    Management and Human Resources

    • Manage project management staff
    • Provide support and mentoring for personnel on projects
    • Provide leadership and direction to supervisors, field crews, consultants, contractors, and the general public.


    Business Development

    • Project specific partnering initiatives
    • Promote “Branded Products”
    • Develops long-term relationships with clients.
    • Stays current with municipal and industrial job market.


    Technical Operations

    • Assist with, and review, tenders and proposals
    • Responsible for all environmental aspects on projects
    • Assign personnel to projects
    • Assist with the allocation of resources
    • Provide Value Engineering for projects
    • Responsible for all project invoicing
    • Chair weekly PM meetings and attend weekly site meetings
    • Provide project support in resolving contractual disputes
    • Manage cash flow
    • Subcontract agreements and administration
    • Procurement of materials and payment of invoices.
    • Conduct pre-construction meetings with all pertinent parties
    • Direct liaison with owner/consultant and field.
    • Ensure client satisfaction has been achieved
    • Compile all data pertaining to the project.
    • Solicit pricing from suppliers and subcontractors.
    • Acquire appropriate documentation for the tender / proposal
    • Work with the General Superintendent to ensure proper scheduling


    Specific Accountabilities:

    • Review data to determine material and labour requirements and prepare itemized lists for proposed and/or approved projects.
    • Computes cost factors and prepares estimates, bids and proposals used for management purposes such as planning, organizing, scheduling work and determining cost effectiveness; lay out and traffic control plans with rentals, vendors or subcontractors.
    • Conducts special studies to develop and establish standard hour and related cost data or effect cost reductions.
    • Consults with clients, vendors, subcontractors or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates, organize and manage contracts and resolve issues.
    • Prepares and submits necessary documents to acquire bonds and insurance certificates, or any other permits necessary to facilitate completion of project tasks.
    • Orders material specific to project.
    • Prepares completed project Fact Sheet and Estimate Data Sheet for Operations.
    • Throughout project execution, attends job progress meetings to ensure compliance to contract specifications submitted scheduling and quality standards.
    • Submits to accounting job status from progress billing and client invoicing.
    • Provides project status reports to operations management.
    • Negotiate all subcontracts, supervise subcontractor activities and coordinate activities between subcontractors and Operations.
    • Works with general superintendent to insure internal forces are scheduled and managed effectively.
    • Insures that all completed work complies with the specification and quality requirements of each individual project.



    Relationship with Other Jobs:


    This position reports to both the GM of Saskatchewan and the Operations Manager for Construction



    • Engineering diploma or equivalent from a college or technical school; a minimum of three years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Experience and Skill Set:

    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret plans and specifications, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations
    • 5+ years of construction Project Management/Coordinator experience
    • Ability to effectively present information in writing, and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public
    • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
    • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
    • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
    • Computer proficient in word processing and spreadsheet applications


    Job-Specific Competency Profile (Lominger):

    • Business Acumen
    • Customer Focus
    • Drive for Results
    • Integrity and Trust
    • Interpersonal Savvy
    • Peer Relationships
    • Problem-solving



    Pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing and a criminal record check may be required.

    As the world leader in the building materials industry, LafargeHolcim Ltd and its subsidiaries have the assets necessary to meet the building and design challenges of today’s increasing urbanization.  Globally, LafargeHolcim has 115,000 employees, a well-balanced local presence in 90 countries and combined net sales of CHF 33 billion (EUR 27 billion) in 2014. With the most innovative cement, concrete, and aggregates solutions, strong R&D and a commitment to health, safety, and sustainability, LafargeHolcim has the building solutions to meet customers’ needs, from the individual homebuilder to the largest and most complex project.  We are committed to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure while contributing to a higher quality of life.  We are positioned to deliver on this commitment. 


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