Project Manager @ Lar-Mex - Ottawa

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Leadership

As a Project Manager, you will have the opportunity to lead a team and play a key role in the delivery and construction of high quality products that stand out in the city.

Move Towards a Commercial-Based

Not only will the team be working on HVAC, sheet metal, plumbing, etc., they will also uniquely be responsible for building automation, a building component that most mechanical contractors do not touch.

Local

As a Project Manager, you will be able to work in the Ottawa/Gatineau region with no travel requirements beyond your local project sites.

Project Manager @ Lar-Mex - Ottawa

Company: Lar-Mex

Position: Project Manager

Location: Ottawa

In 1989, Lar-Mex began its journey to becoming an incredibly successful mechanical contracting company. Throughout the following decades, this family business has grown to over 250 employees and has a diverse portfolio of projects including both commercial and residential buildings and high rise and low rise structures. The company is already looking toward the future with plenty of projects lined up for the new year. Lar-Mex provides a diverse range of services covering all areas of mechanical contracting, including backflow prevention, design/build, green building management, HVAC, boilers, piping, plumbing, maintenance, sheet metal, and most unique, building automation. The team at Lar-Mex benefits from a wide range of experience and expertise, personalities and creativity; combined together, they offer their clients innovative solutions and results. They value their reputation and strong relationships with both employees and clients alike. Lar-Mex’s mission is to combine innovative Green Building Automation Solutions with reliable mechanical services. To accomplish this, the company has built a three-fold service offering; design and installation of Green Building Automation Systems, design and installation of plumbing systems and design and installation of HVAC mechanical systems. For each of these, it provides 24-hour service. Lar-Mex approaches every project with confidence and experience to provide the best possible service to its customers and the best experience for employees. Although Lar-Mex’s success has resulted in rapid growth, the company takes a grounded approach to provide customized and individualized service while having the capacity to execute on projects of all sizes. Some of these projects include Ottawa’s tallest residential condo building, the Claridge Icon, Place Bell and the Nordik Spa Nature. Lar-Mex is in a period of high growth, and expanding at a rate that will entrench the company at the top of the Ottawa industry. That, coupled with the fact that each project Lar-Mex takes on is backed by over 200 employees, means there are endless opportunities for growth and upward movement within the organization.

Skills & Experience

Communication You not only possess strong communication skills, written and oral, in both official languages, you also understand the importance of consistent and timely communication within a team.
Education Completed education in a relevant field and most likely have a background in mechanical engineering, or a relevant degree in technology of building mechanics or electronic or computerized systems.
Experience Two to five years of experience in the management of complex, multi-million dollar construction projects.
PMP You must have a valid driver’s license and either be PMP certified or willing to become certified after joining Lar-Mex.

Summary of Role

Lar-Mex is currently searching for an experienced Project Manager to help elevate its continued growth. You will be the principal person responsible for the overall project management function by leadership and coordination of staff and the full management of various projects.

You will have oversight of the approval and management of the project’s scope of work, schedule and budget within your specific area of expertise. You will determine the resources required to complete the project, including the materials, labour, tools and equipment required. You will develop a schedule for project completion, effectively allocating the appropriate resources to each activity. To ensure the successful completion of the project, you will monitor the progress and adjust when necessary. You will also be responsible for reviewing contractor quotes to ensure that fair and reasonable pricing is being achieved, and you will monitor and approve project plans, budgeted expenditures and work hours. You will manage and issue contracts, Letters of Intent, Purchase Orders, Change Orders, and warranty letters as mandated. You will identify and mitigate project risk, manage and follow up on Change Orders and Request for Information (RFI) processes. As a General Contractor, you will also monitor the subcontractors to ensure guidelines are maintained. Through all of this, you will work to ensure project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the highest level of quality.

As a leader in your group, you will be given the opportunity to manage all project staff, supervise and lead them in the delivery of projects. In doing so, you will be expected to monitor and review the quality of work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets all project standards. You will meet PMO resource objectives by recruiting, coaching and retaining good employees. Moreover, you will set up all files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured. It is imperative that you are consistently communicating the risks and outcomes to all levels of the project because efficient communication is essential to the success of this role.

You will assist in responding to Requests for Proposal (RFP), RFI’s, Pre-Qualifications and Tenders as required, and ensure substantial completion certifications and all required project close out documents are obtained, approved, available and incorporated in the O&M Manual. In all your work, you will ensure that the projects you are managing adhere to the Lar-Mex’s core values and guidelines..

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