Senior Project Manager – Building Science

Senior Project Manager – Building Science

Waterloo, Ontario


Our Toronto and Breslau (Waterloo Region) offices are all looking to grow by adding a Project Manager or Senior Project Manager. These roles are essential stepping stones to achieving the position of Project Principal. Business development and management skills can also be developed at this level with a path towards a leadership position.


Primary Responsibilities


* Responsible for budget and schedule control, technical and documentation quality and physical appearance of construction work;

* Managing and/or assisting with project investigation, reporting, specification and drawing preparation, tendering, project management, quality observation and liaison with clients, contractors and manufacturers, as needed;

* Assist and/or managing field review/testing and data collection and preparation of performance audits, reserve fund studies, capital planning projects, technical/building audits or other investigative reports complete with observations, conclusions, recommendations and repair budgets;

* Peer review of reports, specifications and/or drawings;

* Since we are committed to our clients, you must be responsive during and outside of normal business hours;

* Monitoring our project costs to ensure project profitability; and

* Planning and supervision of projects through to completion.


Business Development

* Maintain and develop existing client relationships;

* Assist with new business development; strategic planning relating to new clients, markets and services; and

* Assist with promotion and marketing of Pretium Anderson services including sales, estimating, presentations and proposals.


Management, Processes and Administrative

* Submit monthly invoicing sheets and achieve billing targets as determined by your Supervisor;

* Review and keep current; time allocation, accounts receivable and project tracking reports;

* Assist with development/improvement of company service delivery processes i.e. standard reports, specifications, drawings etc.;

* Maintain utilization targets as determined by your Supervisor; and

Participate in knowledge sharing meetings within the group and training of junior employees.


Candidate Requirements

* P.Eng. license holder in Ontario.

* 5+ years of related industry experience for Project Manager. 10+ years for Senior Project Manager.

* Excellent technical writing skills. Reporting is to be concise, follow company report formats and be based on project specific evidence.

* Excellent organizational and time management skills to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget.

* Building science knowledge including a thorough understanding of air, rain-water and vapour control.

* Knowledge of construction materials and products, material deterioration mechanisms and repair and restoration methods with specific focus on building envelope assemblies, parking garages, balconies and guards.

* Effective, responsive communication (verbally and written) with the Project Team and Clients.

* Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Proficiency in AutoCAD and other design related software is considered an asset.

* Willing to work at heights, including climbing ladders and accessing swing stages or lifts.

* A valid driver’s license and insured vehicle to travel to the office and to properties in southern Ontario. Work related mileage is reimbursed.


If this or similar positions are of interest to you, please forward your resume in the strictest of confidence to Brittany Chabot at:

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in opportunities through PMC Specialist Recruitment Solutions but regret that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

If you or others you know wish to inquire about other roles within the Design & Construction industry, please don’t hesitate to contact Brittany Chabot at


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