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Assistant Project Manager - Highway Maintenance

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Location: Thunder Bay, ON, Canada
Date Posted:
Job ID: R18917
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary:

Join our growing Highway Maintenance team and play a key role in the successful delivery of highway maintenance and small construction activities in the Algoma District. This long-term contract provides you the opportunity to establish roots in a local community and build exceptional relationships. You will lead a diverse team of highway maintenance professionals committed to the challenge of keeping Ontario’s highways safe.

Do you have a demonstrated track record of building relationships with a passion for personal and team growth? Do you constantly seek ways to improve and provide best-in-class service? If so, we want you on our team! Apply today to help drive the growth of our Highway Maintenance business across North America. Be part of a community, be part of a dynamic team and make a difference!

We provide a competitive total compensation package, excellent training, benefits, RSP's and career growth potential with advancement opportunities within our diversified company.

Watch our 75th anniversary video to see what it's like working for Ledcor and apply today to join the Highway's team in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario!

Essential Responsibilities

  • Assist in schedule development and implementation and assist the team in ensuring appropriate resources are in place, proper planning and execution plans are completed and objectives achieved
  • Lead estimates, develop execution plans and estimate schedule
  • Ensure the project’s key performance objectives (cost, schedule, safety, quality, environmental, owner satisfaction, and subcontract relationships) are achieved
  • Provide leadership in health, safety and environmental protection on the projects to promote overall compliance of Ledcor HS&E standards, applicable OH&S Acts, regulations and codes with all employees and subcontractors on the project
  • Identify and manage risks to achieve the best possible impact on schedule and financial targets
  • Assist in creating and implementing the Project Quality Plan, ensuring that quality of materials and work performed meet the standards in the approval documents
  • Oversee nonconformance report investigation and implement corrective actions
  • Request for bids from subcontractors, oversee RFI process, participate in subcontractor and supplier selection, procurement and negotiations
  • Ensure that all scopes of work are completed in accordance with all contractual and internal Ledcor requirements. Assist in contract and change order management
  • Develop a strong understanding of the Collective Agreement and act as a resource to other operational leaders in effective administration of the Agreement


  • Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience required
  • Completion of post-secondary education in civil engineering/technology, construction management, or a related field
  • A professional designation like P.Eng, P.Tech, PMP or MBA is an asset
  • Experience in highway, infrastructure or bridge maintenance will be highly regarded
  • Understanding of change management process is essential
  • Exposure to Project Controls, progress tracking and reporting is essential
  • Strong communication skills with ability to interact confidently in verbal, written, and electronic formats
  • Demonstrated understanding of continuous improvement and management systems like ISO
  • Proficiency in quality management, including quality objectives, control and assurance.
  • Experience in leadership and execution of performance-based or end-product specification activities

Position Details:

This is a project-based role.  Successful applicants will be expected to reside or relocate Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.  As this is a long-term contract, success includes an ability to integrate effectively into their community and support the overall highway maintenance operations. A relocation package will be available to the selected candidate.



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Company Description

The Ledcor Group of Companies is one of North America’s most diversified construction companies. Ledcor is a company built on a rich history of long-standing project successes. 

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Employment Equity

At Ledcor we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion should be part of everything we do. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status or any other identifying characteristic are encouraged to apply.

Our True Blue team consists of individuals from all backgrounds who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to Ledcor. We are committed to continuing to build on our culture of empowerment, inclusion and belonging.  

Adjustments will be provided in all parts of our hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance by submitting a request via email. For more information about Ledcor’s Inclusion and Diversity initiatives, please visit our I&D page.

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