Project Manager

Fraser River Pile & Dredge (GP) Inc. (FRPD) is Canada’s largest Marine & Infrastructure, Land Foundations and Dredging contractor. The company is privately owned with operations mainly in Western Canada and projects reaching across the country.

FRPD is a growing, award-winning company with significant opportunities for advancement. We know that our success is through our people and we focus on developing talented individuals looking to take advantage of the diverse scope of our many exciting projects. We offer a strong compensation package including a comprehensive benefits package and a company paid pension plan.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Project Manager to work within the Construction team. This position will report to the Construction Division Manager. The ideal candidate will enjoy a fast-paced, high-energy, challenging environment, working for an industry leader.

Key Responsibilities

  • Directly accountable for all aspects of project performance
  • Communicate and provide direction and support to the field crew
  • Develop strong working relationships with unionized labour force, Divisional Managers, and Superintendents
  • Preparing a safe work plan and hazard assessment of the site and trades/work that will be undertaken
  • Oversee and ensure all Health, Safety & Environmental requirements/inspections are met on site
  • Ensure that required material suppliers and/or sub-contractors are provided with ample time and knowledge of the work that is to be completed
  • Submit requests and ensure all permits and all permissions are in place prior to the work commencing
  • Approve all material and manpower requirements via invoices and/or time sheets for the projects being managed
  • Prepare project-related client invoices and provide supporting documentation where required
  • Extensive travel is expected and is a requirement of the role

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • 7+ years related construction experience with at least 5 working directly in a Project Management or similar role
  • Diploma in Civil Technology or Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Direct knowledge and experience in marine construction
  • Eligible for AScT or P.Eng registration in the province of B.C.
  • Ability to read and interpret design drawings and specifications
  • Knowledge and ability to plan and supervise site survey work
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, Adobe, AutoCAD)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong work ethic, multi-tasking and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to recognize discrepancies
  • Ability to travel as required (within Western Canada)
  • Creative, highly motivated with superior organizational skills, results orientated and committed to team success

This position is challenging, interesting and will be well suited to an individual looking to further expand their existing skill set and build an exciting career within a strong and healthy work environment.


Qualified candidates are invited to submit their application by sending an Email to: careers@frpd.com (please state job title in email subject line)

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We thank all applicants for their interest; all candidates meeting the minimum experience criteria will be contacted.