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Lead Project Engineer - 18818

Calgary, AB

Posted: 06/13/2024 Category: Operations Job Number: 18818 Pay Rate: $165,000 to $175,000

Job Description

Are you ready to be at the forefront of innovation in industrial processes?

Our client, a trailblazer in pioneering solutions for emerging markets, is searching for a dynamic Senior Project Manager to spearhead their groundbreaking projects in Western Canada.

Joining our client means stepping into a world where cutting-edge technology meets ambitious ventures. As the Senior Project Manager, you'll be entrusted with leading the engineering efforts for their flagship project. Your role will be pivotal in ensuring seamless communication, efficient management, and successful delivery of project objectives.
Your expertise and keen evaluation skills will be the driving force behind critical decisions that shape the trajectory of this exciting venture. If you're ready to make your mark in a fast-paced environment where innovation thrives, this is the opportunity you've been waiting for.

Senior Project Manager Responsibilities:
  • Provide project management support for the engineering of a pioneering industrial facility, collaborating with Engineering, Procurement, and Construction partners to deliver the Feasibility Study and detailed engineering for the project.
  • Conduct optimization studies throughout the FS and detailed engineering phases, presenting and communicating recommendations to management.
  • Lead the project management of detailed design and construction of assigned plant units post-feasibility studies completion.
  • Support the preparation and reporting of grant applications to secure necessary funding.
  • Lead, manage, and steward corporate and project risk register, including organizing risk workshops, documentation, and reporting.
  • Fulfill other responsibilities as applicable from time to time.
The successful candidate has:
  • 10+ years of experience in industrial project management, with exposure to large-scale projects in various sectors.
  • Experience in managing projects exceeding $200 million in value.
  • Experience in the automotive, battery or pharmaceutical industry will be highly favored (this is not an oil and gas company)
  • Proficiency in both Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) and detailed design stages of projects, with experience in HAZOP analyses and materials selection.
  • Strong understanding of Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) and Management of Change (MOC) processes.
  • Comprehensive assessments of project-related decisions, considering schedule, economic, constructability, maintainability, and operability impacts.
  • Knowledge of Western Canada's infrastructure and logistics is advantageous.
  • Knowledge of Alberta infrastructure and logistics is required.
  • P.Eng. in Alberta is required.
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Opportunity to lead a groundbreaking project in Western Canada.
  • Collaborative and innovative work environment.
  • Salary ranges from $165,000 to $175,000 per annum
  • Opportunity for professional growth and development.
Only candidates already eligible to work in Canada will be reviewed. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Meet Your Recruiter


Danielle Bragge
Managing Director & Co-Founder
Recruiting Specialty: Operations & Engineering

Danielle has had a rewarding career of over 30 years of recruiting in Canada and South Africa, including co-founding The Headhunters in 2009. Drawing on this extensive recruitment experience and managing the operations of her own businesses, she specializes in the placement of operations and engineering professionals. Focusing on senior-level searches, she has recruited coast-to-coast across a variety of industries, including manufacturing, energy, technology and construction.

Danielle’s business achievements are predicated on people, since she understands profoundly that companies are successful because of the individuals they hire and the leadership they cultivate. She partners with her clients to resolve critical vacancies, and with her highly consultative approach, helps them develop long-term human capital strategies to drive growth and sustainability.

Rising quickly during her early career through the ranks of Fortune 500 and Deloitte Best Managed companies in various management roles, Danielle was previously named one of the Top 100 Women in Business in Alberta. A mother of five, she strongly believes in balancing family, work and service to the community. In keeping with that spirit, she and her family run a not-for-profit organization called Saving the Hungry, leading teams to support community projects in developing countries.

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