Stantec System

Assistant Project Manager, Buildings

1 month ago(12/11/2017 10:28 AM)
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Program & Project Management

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking an Assistant Project Manager to support healthcare buildings projects in engineering, design, construction to be based in Charlotte, NC. 


Our Programs & Business Solutions (PBS) group pioneered independent project management in North America over 40 years ago, helping to define it as an over-arching profession distinct from architecture, engineering, and construction management. Exciting opportunities are available to join this passionate and talented group of professionals. Every Day, we continue to set high standards for performance, innovation and service. Stantec PBS is a place where great ideas and rewarding careers call home. We help solve capital project challenges using formal strategic and program/project management processes, enabled by project planning and management technology. Our professionals focus on managing program activities, expectations, and risk, while leading, supporting, and/or advising clients throughout all stages of the project life cycle. Our track record for success allows you to set the pace of your career.


We focus on the healthcare, commercial real estate, higher education, and other institutional clients.   We act on behalf of our clients, assembling project teams and providing leadership to a successful project completion. Client satisfaction, value, and quality are essential aspects of our business model.


We seek individuals with previous experience planning, designing, building, and/or managing the development of facilities. Our approach to project management is proactive and entrepreneurial.  We believe that there is no substitute for strong leadership, coupled with clear and concise communications. The development team must understand the Project’s mission as well as the expected deliverables and timeframes.  A comprehensive development work plan, which outlines all the required activities, approvals, and contingencies, is necessary to insure success.  We support the Owner to challenge assumptions and make timely decisions in the context of a complete development plan that forecasts the opportunities as well as the pit-falls.  Our Program and Project Managers build longstanding relationships with our clients, our project teams, and regulatory agencies, fostering a level of trust and respect unmatched in the industry.

Your Duties

This is an opportunity to be an Owner’s Representative, Assistant Project Manager for the design and construction of large scale commercial projects including healthcare, corporate headquarters, high-rise office, high-rise residential, hospitality, and other expansion and renovation projects in the Charlotte, NC region. The projects will be in various phases from conceptual planning stages through design, construction, and occupancy. 


In this role, you will:

  • Manage multiple healthcare and commercial expansion projects as an Owner’s Representative 
  • Manage the approved scope, budget and schedule 
  • Communicates daily with the client and project team
  • Assist the Owner in defining the project goals and scope
  • Coordinate with Owner’s real estate team in site selection and evaluation process 
  • Lead the Design Team consisting of the Architect, Engineers, Equipment Planner, and other consultants
  • Day to day project oversight and communication with the client and project team
  • Prepare and distribute meeting notes to the project team
  • Lead the Construction Team on behalf of the owner
  • Lead other vendors responsible for Furnishings, Fixtures, and Equipment
  • Develop, Track, Update, Forecast and modify the project schedule and budget throughout all phases of the project
  • Review and track all contracts, invoices, and payments to all contractors, consultants, and equipment vendors
  • Prepare Monthly Reports to Owner
  • Assist in plan reviews and inspections with the Authorities Having Jurisdiction
  • Understand and assist in the negotiation of contracts of all parties to the project
  • Assist in move-in activities
  • Review and approval all invoices and change orders associated with the project
  • Evaluate, advise on, and assist in resolving disputes and claims
  • Reports to Project Director/Project Executive

Your Capabilities and Credentials

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 1 - 3 years of experience in Project Management and Owner’s representative role in the engineering, design and construction field
  • 4-Year college degree, preferably in Engineering, Architecture, or Construction Management
  • Strong computer skills and literacy in scheduling, word processing, presentation, and spreadsheet software
  • Ability to read plans and specifications
  • General understanding of design and construction process and requirements
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills to support this client facing role
  • Good organizational and problem solving abilities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Project Management experience preferred in the engineering, design and construction field
  • Planning, scheduling, and estimating skills
  • Healthcare buildings project experience is an asset

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