Construction Manager

PUBLISH DATE: 30 November, 2022

Construction Manager

Hamilton, ON

Confix Construction is a small business in Hamilton, ON. We are professional, and our goal is to Confix is built upon the passions and expertise of our professionals. Our teams of experts are coordinated and run by individuals who are P.Eng., PMP, and RMP designated. At Confix we believe in delivering project values on time, within the allocated budget, and a quality that will last a lifetime!

Our work environment includes:

  • Modern office setting
  • Food provided
  • About us

We're looking for a hands-on Project Manager to oversee all aspects of our project delivery. The successful candidate will have experience in planning and construction project execution, working in a leadership position with their project team. The candidate will be able to communicate effectively with others and have experience with estimating costs, scheduling activities, and handling budgets. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have the ability to work independently and be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The project manager will be responsible for promoting a professional and cooperative working relationship with the owner, the contract administrator, and/or the design consultants to ensure repeat business;
    Serve as the primary contact for the Contractor on the project. As such, the project manager will attend and lead all site and project team meetings on behalf of SYNRG;
  • Reviewing all of the background material (i. contract drawings, specifications, addendum, geotechnical information, etc.) that has been prepared for the project to become familiar with the client’s objectives, the overall project needs, the major milestones for the project, along with any applicable operational and/or working constraints. The Senior Project Manager will also identify and procure any additional information that might be needed prior to developing an effective work plan for the project;
  • Completing and filing the necessary contract information in a project file, and will acquire a job number for the project; the job number should be reflected in all future correspondence and work files pertaining to the said project;
  • Reviewing the estimate that was prepared for the project so that the work can be organized and coordinated in accordance with the same The Senior Project Manager will undertake to assess the risks associated with each of the work activities and will aim to identify any assumptions and limitations that may be applicable to the proposed work;
  • Identifying all key deliverables on the project; i.e. those that are necessary to ensure the completion of the project within the timeframes as stipulated;
  • Procuring all of the required materials and subcontractors that will be incorporated into the work; Final trade and supplier award to be reviewed and approved by Senior Management
  • Undertaking the necessary negotiations to ensure that the required materials and services are procured at the best possible price and within the budget where possible. The Senior Project Manager will report all instances where reported costs grossly exceed construction estimates;
  • Preparing a purchase order and/or a subcontract document for the necessary suppliers and/or subcontractors for the project, and in this regard, the project manager will use SYNRG’s standard forms;
  • Acquiring and filing all necessary permits, approvals and notices, as might be necessary, to successfully implement the Construction work plan;
  • Reviewing the prime contract specifications to identify a complete list of submittals required by the contract administrator and/or the design consultants, in advance of the execution of the work;
  • Be familiar with the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act; i. as they relate to the undertaking of the proposed work;
  • Promptly notifying representatives of the owner of perceived changes in the contract conditions and/or the proposed scope of work and will be responsible for generating estimates related to changes in the work and/or additional work, as may be necessary;
  • Preparing and reviewing all progress payment applications in conjunction with Site Superintendent and Project Coordinator;
  • Be aware of unit costs and monitor and compare daily progress on site with that of the project's estimate in conjunction with the Project Superintendent;
  • Reviewing all invoices for materials and services that are supplied to the project to ensure that they are accurate and consistent with the purchase orders and/or the subcontract documents;
  • The Senior Project Manager shall attend to visit the project site, as necessary, and to correspond with the Project Superintendent, as necessary, to review the job requirements and overall progress of the work;
  • Ensure that measures are in place to adequately monitor the progression of the subcontract work, and in this regard, the Senior Project Manager will be sure to undertake regular site meetings with subcontractors as necessary, to review, coordinate and administer their applicable work plans;
  • Submitting an application for substantial completion and corresponding total completion of the work, as soon as is practically possible, and ensure publication in accordance with the applicable lien legislation;
  • Maintain a good working knowledge of trade unions, their agreements, and stipulations.


  • Engineering Degree, or a Construction Management Degree
  • 10+ years of construction experience is required;
  • Valid Ontario Drivers License
  • Proficient in the English language (written and oral) with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willing to travel: Due to the requirements of the job, there may be the need to work out of the GTA or province as required
  • Well-developed interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills in highly demanding and time-sensitive situations are essential;
  • Adept at multi-tasking and prioritizing
  • Strong critical thinking skills and attention to detail
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Negotiation and conflict management
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Proficiency with HCSS Heavy Bid Estimating Software, Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel, necessary;
  • A basic understanding of Microsoft Project is an asset;
  • Must be able to apply innovative management practices to maximize project perform.
  • Strong commitment to timing and quality standards

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $67,500.00 per year


  • Dental care
  • Paid time off

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay
  • Commission pay
  • Overtime pay
  • Signing bonus
  • Tips

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Hamilton, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Bachelor's Degree (preferred)


  • Project management: 10 years (required)

Work Location: In person

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