PCL Construction

Job Description


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. PCL is Canada’s largest general contractor, regularly named one of North America’s Best Managed Companies.


You could be part of a company that is 100% employee-owned, and that is expanding in Montreal and the Quebec market.


Here’s how a Construction Manager for our Montréal office contributes to our team:


  • Creates and influences safety culture as a mentor and model. Participates in district safety committee and influences corporate safety policy and procedures.
  • Provides overall leadership and support for several small projects or one very large project with high complexity. Accountable for safety, budget, quality, schedule, and profitability performance.
  • Oversees projects to ensure construction is as per design, budget, and schedule.
  • Leads to secure new work by participating as part of core pursuit/preconstruction team to contribute to estimate, proposal, and/or presentation.
  • 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, led by the prime consultant, communicating PCL’s needs and requirements, and escalate issues of concerns for resolution.
  • Supervises, directs, trains, and mentors project team, including direct and indirect reports on the same or multiple sites.
  • Manages complex project organizational structure.
  • Oversees and negotiates claims/disputes with owner and trade contractors with senior project manager and project managers.
  • Understands, communicates, and proactively manages contract and documents.


  • Postsecondary education or training in engineering, construction management, or related discipline.
  • 15+ years of progressive construction experience with multiple contract delivery types as a leader and mentor preferred.
  • 12- 24 months of estimating or related experience preferred.
  • 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.
  • Experience with diverse project types, delivery and construction methods, and sequencing and timelines.
  • Expert knowledge of and ability to apply project construction laws and building codes and to leverage such knowledge.
  • Expert knowledge of collective agreements and jurisdiction assignment for multitrade sites.
  • 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.
  • Ability to generate, review, and administer complex subcontracts and purchase orders, ensuring that all 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.

PCL combines numerous pay and benefit strategies to provide a comprehensive and competitive total rewards package. Any salary range displayed by a job board is an estimate. Your salary, which considers your unique qualifications and experience, is just one component of the robust total rewards you’ll enjoy at PCL. This may include an employee share purchase offering, discretionary annual performance bonus, comprehensive benefits and wellness programs, retirement plan plus matching, and career development programs.

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

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


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