Construction Project Manager - Infrastructure

Western Canada Infrastructure · Calgary, Alberta
Department Western Canada Infrastructure
Employment Type Permanent
Minimum Experience Senior Manager/Supervisor

You didn't go to school to be a number in a big machine, so why work for one? By joining McIntosh Perry, you will be able to make an impact in the communities where you live and work. Our Core Purpose - Turning Possibilities Into Reality represents our commitment to solving problems, getting things done and moving forward through collaboration with clients and teams.


Our team's expertise, gained through decades of experience, means clients can rely on us to quickly deliver high-quality and successful projects.


As one of the country’s fastest growing engineering firms with more than 800 project managers, engineers, technical experts and problems solvers across North America, McIntosh Perry is proud to be a Platinum Club Winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.


Our core values validate everything we have believed in since our company started:


Walk a mile in someone else’s shoes - Treat others as they would like to be treated

Make Momma proud - Do the right thing

Every McIntosh has a core - Be a leader

Pass. Shoot. Score. - Becoming excellent together

Did you dot the i’s and cross the t’s? - Personal responsibility

Don’t forget to cut the ribbon - Making a difference


If you are looking for an opportunity to work with a collaborative, hard-working and dedicated team of professionals and have fun delivering high-quality projects regardless of the project size, we are looking for new talent to join our supportive and dynamic team and enable you to turn possibilities into reality.


We are currently seeking Construction Project Managers to join our Alberta based public infrastructure team for full time term positions for construction supervision and contract administration. The construction project manager provides construction supervision / administration leadership and expertise on highway grading, base, and paving projects, ensuring that the project meets design intent, as well as meeting schedule and cost objectives. Direct contract administration experience with Alberta Transportation and rural municipality projects is required having completed projects valued from $5,000,000 to over $20,000,000.

The ideal candidate has civil construction experience and strong skills in managing a diverse group of project participants (client, contractors, materials and survey staff, and stakeholders). To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Site Coordination

  • Ensure contractors fully understand their contractual obligations and project requirements
  • Identify slow progress, inadequate quality or performance, possible future construction problems and suggest possible solutions.

Project Schedule and Cost Control

  • Monitor project schedule and costs, update and report as project development proceeds. Take action, as required, to address issues in a proactive manner.
  • Prepare monthly contract progress payment documents, forecast and manage potential changes.

Construction Monitoring

  • Monitor and inspect construction to confirm quality and that the constructed works are in conformance with the design.
  • Review and manage technical submittals (shop drawings, RFI’s, RFC’s and work plans) to confirm conformance with design and quality of work.
  • Address issues that arise in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Effective documentation of progress through Daily and Weekly Reports, Monthly Status Reports, Change Requests, Claims, Negotiations, Extra Work Orders, as well as design and construction matters encountered.

Regulatory Compliance and Liaison

  • Act as the Owner’s representative during construction, responsible for day to day and week to week interface with key stakeholders including regulatory agencies, government (local, municipal to federal), landowners.


  • Technical Diploma or other appropriate Construction Program;
  • Demonstrated experience maintaining and promoting a culture of health and safety on all projects;
  • Strong construction background, having supervised 2 or more highway construction projects including experience with cold milling, drainage improvements, traffic accommodation, and lighting installation;
  • Construction experience of at least 10 years with significant experience within the province of Alberta;
  • Knowledge of Alberta Transportation construction specifications, construction estimating, contract preparation, and contract administration;
  • Experience in materials inspection/testing requirements and quantity surveying;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English;
  • Strong attention to detail, problem solving skills and time management;
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and have access to a vehicle that has valid registration and insurance; and
  • Ability to travel to project sites throughout Alberta.

McIntosh Perry is an equal opportunities employer offering a competitive salary and benefits to those with the skills suited to the needs of our clients.

McIntosh Perry welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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  • Location
    Calgary, Alberta
  • Department
    Western Canada Infrastructure
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
    Senior Manager/Supervisor