Company: Wood
Skills: Project Management
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Manager in Hamilton, Ontario supporting a project in the Food & Agri industry.

As a member of Wood's Project Management team the selected candidate will be responsible for engineering and construction at the worksite. The Project Manager will be seconded into the Client's organization and will be working directly under the supervision of the Client.

Some of the duties anticipated for the Project Manger are as follows:
  • As a seconded member into the client's organization, integrate with the client's team, planning and executing projects on their behalf
  • Enforce Safety, Health, Environment, and Security requirements with project team members including Construction Contractors and Vendors
  • Accountable for Safety, Scope, Cost and Schedule. Ensure project objectives are met
  • Manage both internal and external project stakeholders and e nsure important, relevant information is communicated regularly to all stakeholders
  • Provide regular progress reports to the client
  • Proactively anticipate, identify, and resolve project-related risks, conflicts, difficulties or problems
  • Lead the project team, ensuring everyone is working together and meeting the project objectives
  • Leads the Front End Loading (FEL) project development phases.
  • Prepare and present decision support package deliverables (DSP's) for project reviews, gate meetings and project approval.
  • Lead engineering reviews with operations and management
  • Main interface with engineering ensuring that each fulfill their scope-of-work
    • Ensure issues are resolved and timely delivery
    • Ensure documents are reviewed by client personnel where required prior to getting issued for use
  • Establish baseline budget and schedule. Provide regular forecast updates and resolves issues as they arise .
  • Manage the Change Control Process for scope, schedule, and budget changes .
  • Approve or endorse Change Requests from engineering consultants, site contractors and materials / equipment vendors
  • Review and approves purchase requisitions, contracts, and invoices
  • Provide leadership for engineering activities and ensure the integrity of the project's engineering scope
  • Ensure that Lessons Learned Reviews are conducted

Skills / Qualifications

  • A degree in a relevant technical discipline is highly desirable, but not essential if the candidate can demonstrate the right level of experience in managing projects (project management, technical and construction)
  • 10+ years of experience managing industrial projects. Food and Agri industry experience is an asset, but not essential in an EPC / EPCM environment
  • Experience should include proven examples of the candidate's ability to lead teams to deliver projects and contractual obligations on time and schedule
  • Experience with Front End Loading (FEL) project development and preparation of decision support packages deliverables (DSP's) is essential.
  • Authorization to lawfully work in Canada without sponsorship from Wood is required

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.