Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Atlantica is recruiting for innovative and collaborative candidates for a Project Manager position in our Electrical Division in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. As the Project Manager, you will report directly to the Operations Manager within the Electrical Division. As a key member of the team, you will be responsible for the success of assigned projects.

About Us:

Based in Halifax since 1966, Atlantica, a member of the Cahill Group, is one of the largest mechanical and electrical contractors in the Maritimes. Equipped with leading-edge technologies, Atlantica’s highly skilled workforce executes a wide range of mechanical and electrical construction projects from design and fabrication to fire protection and maintenance services throughout a building’s life cycle to provide customized solutions to our clients.

Why should you join Atlantica?

At Atlantica, we value the contributions of our employees’ and offer unique programs to put our people first. By working with Atlantica, you’ll be eligible to receive the following:

· Summer Hours: take advantage of a little extra sunshine during the summer months.

· Competitive Compensation: we pay competitive salaries to ensure our employees are compensated fairly.

· Health and Dental Benefits: we offer a comprehensive co-pay benefits plan to ensure you have the support you need.

· Pension Plans: our employer-matched plan allows employees to secure their future.

· Professional Development: we take pride in offering our employees training and development programs that spark their interest and can advance their careers.


Reporting to the Operations Manager and working in an exciting and collaborative environment, you will:

· Execute, monitor, and oversee all aspects (including safety, quality, commercial and technical) of assigned projects to ensure safe, on-time, and on-budget delivery.

· Develop an execution plan and schedule for each project, when applicable. Monitor actuals and implement recovery plans as required.

· Act as the point of contact for the client and manage the client relationship to ensure an open and collaborative approach to project delivery

· Work with design team to ensure shop drawings are delivered on time, and meet specifications

· Ensure all required materials, equipment and craft personnel are on site, and are performing, per established schedule and budget constraints.

· Supervise project teams consisting of craft personnel and, at times, staff personnel.

· Review contract and any commercial and technical documents for assigned projects to plan execution and ensure alignment with the project bid

· Facilitate thorough risk identification and risk management before and during project execution.

· Collaborate with Project Controls to ensure appropriate financial controls and reporting is in place for each project. Develop and analyze job cost reports and take steps to improve project productivity and profitability.

· Prepare and manage the change process, ensuring timely approvals of all changes to project scope and schedule.

· Spend time at the work site to proactively identify and resolve issues as required.

· Identify any unique safety hazards at the beginning of each project, and as site conditions change, and work with assigned HSE Advisors to develop and implement action plans.

· Produce regular project reports and dashboard summaries and maintain registers for shop drawings, change orders, RFIs, etc. Provide regular reporting to Senior Management as required.

· Be responsible for promoting a culture of health, safety and environmental accountability and actively contribute to Cahill’s objective of zero lost-time accidents. Encourage the identification of near miss incidents, reporting of safety issues, participation in any incident investigations and promotion of lessons learned.

· Foster a productive and respectful environment for all staff and craft personnel.

· Ensure monthly progress invoices are accurate and issued to clients in a timely fashion.

· Build and maintain open and trusting client relationships, ensuring attentiveness and responsiveness to client requirements.


Who are we looking for?

Education and Experience:

· Post-secondary education in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Technology or equivalent preferred.

· Construction Management or equivalent experience

· Project Management experience is an asset including experience with planning, executing, and controlling projects

About you:

· Proven ability to communicate ideas and information in a clear and concise manner to the appropriate audience.

· Effective writing skills in which produces professional quality material.

· Ability to work well under pressure and with tight deadlines.

· A positive solution-oriented approach.

Job Details:

· Permanent, full-time

· 37.5 hours per week

· Monday to Friday


The Cahill Group embraces a culture of belonging in the workplace. We believe that a diverse and inclusive culture creates a work environment that is supportive, engaging, challenging, and innovative while enabling our employees to be collaborative, positive, and creative to reach our full potential. The Cahill Group is an equal opportunity organization and welcomes applications from 2SLGBTQ+, Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC), women, newcomers to Canada, and people with disabilities. If you require any accommodation in the recruitment process, please let us know.

If you require any accommodation in the recruitment process, please let us know. If you feel as though you can express some key qualities as noted in the above posting, please apply in confidence by clicking “apply now” below. While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted.


Location Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
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