Construction Manager – Infrastructure (Transit)

Toronto ON
Posted On Feb 6 2020 Mar 7 2020

Career Opportunity – Construction Manager - Infrastructure (Transit)


Graham is a growing, dynamic and innovative construction solutions provider with history of success dating back to 1926. As an employee-owned company, you’ll be able to capitalize on our collective success by becoming an owner yourself. You’ll also be able to take advantage of professional development, learning and growth opportunities, while working on exciting, leading-edge projects.


We rank among Canada’s largest construction companies, are a Platinum Member of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and are seeking top tier talent to further strengthen our capabilities. We provide a collaborative and caring culture and the necessary tools and support for you to succeed, both personally and professionally. If you’re eager to work on innovative projects, be part of a great team and become an employee-owner, Graham is the place for you.


As a member of our Infrastructure group, you will provide insight and innovative construction solutions to ensure the successful execution of various infrastructure projects, such as: roadways, highways and interchanges; bridges and overpasses; water and wastewater treatment facilities; transmission lines; general/public transportation including airports, seaports and light rail transit lines (LRTs); and conventional and alternative power generation like wind farms and district energy facilities. You will also further hone your skills operating under various delivery methods including Design-Build, P3 (Public-Private Partnership), Construction Management and IPD (Integrated Project Delivery).


About The Role


The ­­­­Construction Manager reports directly to the Vice President or Project Director (on a single major project) and will have an in-depth leadership capability in safety and quality program management, technical construction expertise in project acquisition and delivery, design and constructability review, construction contracts, risk identification and mitigation, client and owner relations, from project inception through to final closeout. The role is in the GTA.


As a Construction Manager at Graham, you will: 


Establish and manage construction teams, which may incorporate resources from joint-venture partners, suitable for specific projects and including construction and design management professionals, estimators and schedulers, commercial managers, sub-contracted design firms, and other construction management support staff.

Establish and maintain relationships with public and private sector clients, construction joint-venture partners, and key specialist sub-contractors.

Develop and execute tendering strategies focused on optimizing cost, schedule, safety, quality, and other relevant aspects of client requirements.

Provide leadership and guidance in, developing construction and design innovations, and executing commercial procurement strategies.

Work with the Vice President, Project Director, Design Manager, Commercial Manager and Project Scheduler to plan the construction requirements of the project and to deliver the project as planned, on time and on budget.

Coach/mentor, provide direction, and review the performance of direct reports

Ensure compliance with all Federal, Provincial and local laws, particularly applicable. Occupational Health & Safety Acts / Construction Safety Act regulations and environmental requirements as they relate to the project scope of work.

Act as a principal point of contact and project representative for the contractor or construction joint-venture to the private or public sector client.

Manage and lead construction execution teams.

Prepare regular reports for company executives and project steering committees detailing status of the project and recommending actions to be taken.

Knowledge of civil and structural engineering issues associated with large multi-disciplinary heavy civil projects.

To be Successful at Graham, you will have the following qualifications and experience:


Strong working experience on heavy civil infrastructure projects.

Experience in a similar role on major heavy civil Public Private Partnership projects

Minimum 15 years experience working with major contractors.

Direct experience in roads, bridges, rail, or other infrastructure sectors.

Trade designation or education in construction management or related field.

Compensation and Benefits:


Competitive salary with annual bonus potential

Comprehensive benefits package including dental, optical and medical and company matched pension plan.

Ownership and long term equity opportunities

About Us


What we can offer you:


Strong commitment to safety in the workplace

Grounded and family-oriented workplace in a progressive environment that is at the forefront of a fast evolving business sector

Commitment to the training and wealth of opportunities for career development across job categories, project types and locations around North America

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