Project Manager – Black & McDonald – Moncton

Position  Project Manager – Atlantic Industrial Refrigeration

People:  Our Strength, Our Future
A career at Black & McDonald will grant you the opportunity to contribute to our culture of continuous improvement, help reinforce our values and shape our contribution to community, and drive our continued success. Our vision is to be the best company to work for; the best company for safety, quality and value; the best company for customer service; and the best company for technical expertise.

Our Company
Black & McDonald is an integrated, multi-trade contractor providing electrical, mechanical, utility and maintenance services to government, industrial, commercial and institutional markets. The company currently operates across Canada, US and Bermuda with over 5,500 employees working out of a network of more than 26 offices. Since 1921, Black & McDonald has remained a family-owned business with an uncompromising commitment to the founder’s principles of delivery as promised and fairness to all. The company has followed a planned course of diversification and expansion, combining growth and financial stability with ongoing investment in our people, and a willingness to pioneer new business opportunities and directions.

Position Summary
This position reports directly to the Department Manager within the Atlantic Industrial Refrigeration Department located at 71 Loftus Street, Moncton, NB.  The position involves managing and supporting our group of industrial refrigeration project technicians and to assist in the continued growth of the Department.  The industrial refrigeration department services all industrial customers within New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island and includes food and fish processing plants, arena plants, refrigerated distribution centres, etc.

The Project Manager will also be responsible for: safety compliance, people and resources, managing industrial refrigeration projects utilizing the existing business processes as directed by the Department Manager and B&M’s Business Process Standards.

Duties & Responsibilities

Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate all projects within the Industrial Refrigeration Division.
Maintain business relations with all key house and target accounts as well as to encourage, participate and promote the development of new and unique business opportunities.
Oversee and/or prepare project schedules, monitor progress, prepare project safety plans and project business plans.
Adherence to and implementation of health, safety and environment policies and programs.
Adherence to and implementation of quality control programs.
Prepare weekly productivity reports and monthly Project Manager checklists.
Work with Project Foreman/Supervisor to execute projects in a timely and efficient manner.
Prepare progress reports and issue progress schedules to clients as required.
Assist Department Manager in directing and/or executing the purchase of supplies and materials.
Assist in department financial performance, i.e. accounts receivable, work in progress, budgeting, and invoicing.
Hire and supervise the activities of project personnel with the assistance of the Project Foreman/Supervisor.

Competency Requirements

Change Orientation (open to change and the ability to identify where it is needed and how to make it happen)
Communicates Effectively (verbally and in writing)
Continuous Learning (ongoing effort to learn and contribute to the learnings of others)
Customer Focus (understand the needs and perspectives of both internal and external customers)
Holds Self and Others Accountable (take personal responsibility to meet commitments)
Problem Solving and Innovation (ability to approach problems logically and seek innovative solutions)
Teamwork and Collaboration (work cooperatively and collaboratively with others)
Values and Respects Others (encourages and supports diversity)

Skill Requirements

Motivated and able to work with multiple deadlines.
Have a working knowledge of construction Occupational Health and Safety.
Be knowledgeable in Quality Control requirements, ie: Boiler & Pressure Vessels QA requirements, etc.
Effective leadership, coaching and communication skills are required.
Be able to organize and delegate work effectively.
Willingness to travel.
Post-secondary education required; relevant technical college course or engineering degree.
Previous experience in Industrial Refrigeration (ammonia and Freon) would be considered an asset.
Willingness to learn the design and management aspects of the business with the intent to succeed in a management role in the future.
Previous project management experience is considered an asset.
Must be mechanically inclined.
Candidates must be capable using MS applications (Word, Excel, and Projects).

How to Apply

If you wish to apply, submit your resume to Jean-Paul Godin by January 14, 2016 by email at, fax to 506-388-2286, or in person at 71 Loftus Street, Moncton, N.B. – Second Floor.

Please quote competition number PM1224-CB when applying.

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