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Site Manager

Location : Toronto, ON
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Start Date : 10/05/2020
End Date : 12/31/2020
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Construction

Job Description :

Job Description:






This position will be primarily responsible for the everyday management of the job site, meeting with the Client, and acting as a liaison between the Client, the Project Managers, and other teams. This position will also be responsible for proactively looking for safety issues at job sites and immediately addressing these issues as needed; documenting the issues accurately within the Daily Status Report (DSR) and reviewing the same at the weekly tool box meeting; implementing a system for tracking safety violations; and actively working to prevent further occurrences.



Required Qualifications :


  • Reviewing and updating the project schedule with all the various contractors; overseeing a planned daily review meeting with contractors at the beginning of each shift; discussing and   documenting within the DSR any changes as they occur related to schedule.

  • Reading the Functional Specifications Document (FSD) and the Request for Quote (RFQ) for projects and demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of the project.

  • Inventorying equipment when received against the pack list or bill of materials (BOM); identifying discrepancies and working to resolve them; and documenting any discrepancies immediately with Purchasing and the Project Manager, and including items of note within the DSR. 

  • Organizing vendor files and keeping them in order on a consistent basis; enduring files, paperwork, and drawings are up to date and easy to find.

  • Maintaining a thoroughly clean and organized job site; assigning tools and equipment to assigned locations; ensuring floors are swept; and promptly removing debris from the building.

  • Reading FSD and reviewing questions with Project Manager prior to start of install; reviewing RFQ's with installers prior to arriving at site; reviewing physical installation daily and reviewing issues with contractors immediately; communicating any concerns with Project Manager; and documenting issues within the DSR consistently.

  • Participation in meetings and communications, both verbally and via email with the Client; documentation of Client issues formally including the Project Manager and all involved  departments.

  • Thoroughly understanding the project’s critical milestones from installation through start-up testing and acceptance testing.

  • Issuing daily status reports that are complete with the appropriate detail to address concerns including a detailed daily summary; having knowledge of all contractor information and inventory received; and referencing specific issues to the necessary team members and noting these in detail within the DSR.

  • Reviewing the project schedule with the Project Manager; advising appropriate team members of schedule changes; hitting the critical milestone dates and actively working to be completely prepared for startup team.

  • Recognizing issues before they become major complications and identifying root causes; immediately working with the appropriate team members to ensure resolution; accepting ownership of the issue and thoroughly documenting the issue with the Operations Management Team. 

  • Working to consistently deliver sites above and beyond the standards; and looking for opportunities to advise Clients or assist beyond our contracted scope.

  • Completing and submitting timesheets and expense reports in accordance with company policy.



Experience and Skills:



  • 5+ years’ experience in the Site Management field

  • Excellent leadership/communication skills

  • Managerial skills

  • Mechanical skills related to conveyor installations – proficiency at reading mechanical installation drawings and pneumatic schematics/pneumatic installation drawings

  • Electrical skills related to conveyor installations – proficiency at reading electrical installation drawings/schematics/power distribution one line diagrams

  • Controls troubleshooting and/or Programmable Logic controller (PLC) and panel diagnostics

  • Media skills related to the construction of Carton Flow/Pallet Flow/Bin Modules – proficiency at reading installation drawings and BOMs

  • Ability to remain calm during unexpected issues that arise and develop effective solutions

  • Ability to motivate team members by building trust and confidence through actions, words, and leadership skills

  • Ability to be an effective listener and respond in a positive manner

  • Ability to be sensitive towards others and consistently treat others with honesty and respect

  • Ability to identify, understand, and respond to the various needs of the team, both professional and personal

  • Familiarity with AutoCAD

  • Computer skills, specifically Excel, Word, MS Project

  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally





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