TSP Project Manager


About this role: TSP Project Manager

About this role: TSP Project Manager

Project Manager

Location: Red Deer AB, Based

Duration: 12 months - possibility for extension

Our client in Red Deer and surrounding area is currently looking to hire a Project Manager to join their team for approximately a 1-year contract. “could be extended”.

We are seeking a candidate who has project engineering knowledge and experience, and extensive project management experience would be strongly recommended. Traits we would look for in a successful candidate would be the ability to take initiative as well as being able to work well with a team when implementing new projects. The Project Manager is accountable for leading and managing multiple sustaining capital projects throughout the project lifecycle, including front end loading, detailed design, procurement, construction, commissioning and close out.

Main Functions:

Performing engineering design evaluations and works to complete projects within budget and scheduling restraints. Reviews industry policies and procedures to ensure data accuracy, security, and regulatory compliance. Reviews reports of production, malfunction, and maintenance to determine or address problems and provides support for the engineering process. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Makes decisions and recommendations on highly technical or complex issues and without formal guidelines or precedents and exercises resourcefulness and ingenuity to interpret policy
  • Develop and implement project execution plans to meet the project objectives, including scope definition, budget, schedule, execution strategies, resourcing, and risk mitigation
  • Promote and champion Responsible Care (Health, Safety and Environment) in all aspects of the project
  • Plan for and secure internal and external resources to execute the project
  • Manage project delivery and performance of all stakeholders; escalating issues as required
  • Report on project performance
  • Establish and maintain alignment and frequent communication with key stakeholders, especially project champions
  • Develop and deliver effective presentations to various audiences including project teams, sponsors, and key internal stakeholders
  • Participates in identification & sourcing long lead equipment, assuring Front End Engineering
  • Responsible for the completion of the assigned work scope consistent with the Project Objectives
  • Engages Project Team and functional resources to verify that the design & construction is consistent with project specifications & standards
  • Serves as interface between Project Team & Contractor
  • Ensures smooth transitions between project stages
  • Project Management Team (PMT) in applying Project Management Systems




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, 5+ years min experience needed in a direct or related field
  • Must have a minimum 5-7 years of direct project experience, 5+ years’ experience in multiple assignments in engineering, construction, and project management and controls activities
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation required
  • Experience in a role directly supporting an industrial manufacturing facility would be an asset
  • Broad range of experience and skills through multiple function & project assignments (multi-discipline skill set)
  • Broad knowledge of design standards, specifications & work processes
  • Strong leadership, influencing, interpersonal, organizational and conflict resolution skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results through personal and team accountability
  • Ability to make effective decisions by analyzing information and considering priorities
  • Ability to adapt to tight deadlines, heavy workloads & frequent changes in priorities
  • Excellent communication skills & ability to read, write & speak fluent English
  • Proficient in MS Office suite of software programs

Location / Travel / Length of Contract:

  • Red Deer AB, Canada
  • Contract length TBD (12months expected)
  • 10 % travel could be requested (ad hoc basis)
  • Concept of a hybrid schedule - required to be in the office & working remotely. Please note, hybrid work model will be adjusted as per our clients Return to Work Policy sometime in late January, early February 2022.

Work Environment:

General office / site work environment and constant exposure to computer display. Daily interaction with office personnel, managers, and other team members.

We look forward to receiving your resume highlighting the details of your education and work history. This position is available immediately and will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Please note this description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that may be required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and/or activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or with due notice.



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Your consultant, Brenda McKeown is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

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Brenda McKeown
Brunel Canada - Toronto

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