Civil Senior Project Manager

The future you want is within reach.


At PCL, we build the places where life happens and find camaraderie in the process. We're a community of builders committed to building better communities. That's why we're always looking ahead, and not just to the next project or what's next in our industry.


We're also looking at what's next for you and how we can help you build a career you're proud of. From aviation to water infrastructure, convention centres to healthcare facilities, our Calgary team helps bring our clients' visions to life. 


Here's how a Civil Senior Project Manager for our Calgary office contributes to our team:


  • Provides overall leadership and support for several civil projects or one very large civil project with high complexity. Accountable for safety, budget, quality, schedule and profitability performance. 
  • Creates and influences safety culture as a mentor and model. Participates in district safety committee and influences corporate safety policy and procedures.
  • Leads to secure new work by participating as part of core pursuit/preconstruction team to contribute to estimate, proposal and/or presentation.
  • Develops and facilitates teams to develop creative solutions to complex problems. 
  • Monitors and manages design deliverable schedule to facilitate and/or assist with permits, procurement, shop drawings, off-site production, construction and commissioning in conjunction with the review and signoff by the client.
  • Attends the design management meetings, communicating PCL’s needs and requirements, and escalating issues of concerns for resolution.
  • Supervises, directs, trains and mentors project team, including direct and indirect reports on the same or multiple sites.
  • Oversees and negotiates commercial matters with owner and trade contractors.
  • Understands, communicates and proactively manages contract and documents.


  • Postsecondary education or training in engineering, construction management or related discipline. 
  • 15+ years of progressive civil construction experience with multiple contract delivery types as a leader and mentor preferred. 
  • 12- 24 months of estimating or related experience preferred.
  • Strong business acumen to support corporate objectives.
  • Expert knowledge and application of safety and environment principles/procedures/legislation.
  • In-depth knowledge of construction industry and company operations, including building materials, construction specifications, methods and procedures, and safety and quality management practices for large, complex and more diverse projects.
  • Understanding of project controls and contract administration.
  • Experience with diverse civil project types, delivery and construction methods, and sequencing and timelines.
  • Expert knowledge of and ability to apply project construction laws and standards and to leverage such knowledge.
  • Thorough understanding of insurance, bonding and legal requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience leading effective project meetings with customer, consultants, and internal employees; experience presenting at client meetings or for project pursuit.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to generate, review, and administer complex subcontracts and purchase orders, ensuring that risks are mitigated and opportunities are identified.

PCL is an innovative, employee-owned company comprised of people who find passion in their profession and take pride in doing great work every day. Our work powers the infrastructure and utilities that are essential to daily life and our projects are the scene of vacations, careers, education and healing. We are consistently ranked among the best companies to work for because we are committed to supporting and developing our teams.

The PCL Companies celebrate diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating equitable opportunities and an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants. We make employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or veteran status.

Should you require an accommodation during the application process, please contact us at with the position and location you are interested in.


Safety is a core value that guides everything we do. As such, all PCL salary and student employees based in Canada are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees may request an exemption due to medical condition(s) and other applicable human rights grounds.

Together, we can build success and a better future. Let’s get started!


Target Start Date: 08/29/2022  

Employee Status: Regular Full-Time   

Company: PCL Construction Management Inc. 

Primary Location: Calgary, Alberta 

Job: Civil Senior Project Manager

Requisition: 1662