Senior Project Manager, Capital Maintenance

Company: City of Burnaby
Location: Burnaby, British Columbia

As the third largest City in British Columbia, the City of Burnaby is committed to creating and sustaining the best quality of life for our entire community. As a City, we provide facilities and services that support a safe, connected, inclusive, healthy, and dynamic community. With this in mind, comes great responsibility – we seek like-minded individuals who are passionate about the community, work with integrity and respect, and are innovative when it comes to the work and services Burnaby provides to our citizens.

Reporting to the Assistant Director, Facilities Management, the Project Manager, Capital Maintenance is responsible for overseeing facilities capital-maintenance-related work at the professional level directing the design, contract administration, and inspection of the City’s maintenance, renovation, and minor building construction capital program. An incumbent supports capital planning and performs associated cost control, monitoring, and reporting; provides control and reporting over project scope, coordination, scheduling, budgeting, and finalization; prepares terms of reference for design and construction administration proposals from external consultants; evaluates proposals and recommends consultant selection; prepares and reviews specifications, cost estimates, plans, and contract documents related to building projects and checks similar data performed by others; plans, assigns, trains, supervises, and reviews work of technical subordinates engaged in architectural and engineering design works, cost estimating, scheduling, inspection, and contract administration. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of a degree in architecture with professional designation (Architect AIBC) or engineering with a professional engineer designation (P.Eng.) and a minimum of 15 years of professional experience in the field of building and facilities management or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. The role requires thorough knowledge of the rules, regulations, and policies governing departmental operations and work performed; Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) guidelines and standards. The ability to assign, supervise, and review the work of subordinates; establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of internal and external contacts; work independently and within a team environment; problem solve; establish priorities and accomplish objectives in a timely manner; lead contract dispute resolutions. Skill in the use of various software applications. Driver’s licence for the Province of British Columbia is required.

Hours of Work: 80 hours biweekly; Monday to Friday, 7:00 AM–3:30 PM

Please submit your application no later than Friday March 27, 2020.

Copies of relevant professional certificates or degrees will be required at the time of the interview. We thank all candidates for applying, but only those short listed will be contacted.

Please contact Human Resources at 604.294.7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within 1 hour of submitting your application online.

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