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Project Manager - Highway Maintenance

Location: Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada
Date Posted:
Job ID: R19717
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 Northern Ontario. These long-term contracts provide the opportunity to establish roots in a local community, build exceptional relationships and lead a diverse team of highway maintenance professionals committed to the challenge of keeping Ontario’s highways safe.

As Project Manager, you will be responsible to ensure the successful delivery of the Sault Ste. Marie highway maintenance contract. This large geographic area provides unique challenges and opportunities, and the role requires a leader who understands people and provides exceptional service. You have a demonstrated track record of building relationships, a commitment to team and individual development, and a burning desire for continuous improvement. If you are someone who strives to provide unparalleled service, we want to hear from you. Be part of a community, be part of a larger team and contribute to the growth of Ledcor’s Highway Maintenance business in North America.

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

Click on the link below to see what it’s like working for Ledcor. Apply today to join our True Blue Team in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario!

Essential Responsibilities

  • Utilize excellent communication skills to confidently interact with key contacts, establish, and follow up expectations through honest, authentic and transparent processes
  • Ensure the project’s key performance objectives (cost, schedule, safety, quality, environmental, owner satisfaction, and subcontract relationships) are achieved
  • Distribute workload to capitalize on individual and group strengths while ensuring balanced exposure to work experience and development opportunities
  • Lead the team 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
  • 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
  • Ensure that all scopes of work are completed in accordance with all contractual and internal Ledcor requirements
  • Ensure that all quality objectives are understood and achieved
  • Accountable for all project costs and budgets including progress tracking to proactively identify budget challenges
  • Manage project risk in accordance with Ledcor policies and requirements
  • Ensure that all subcontract management processes are understood, in place and are fully compliant
  • Develop a deep understanding of the contract, contractual requirements, and lead negotiation with the client on key issues
  • Develop a strong understanding of the Collective Agreement and act as a resource to other operational leaders in effective administration of the Agreement
  • Ensure adherence to Ledcor’s fleet and asset management processes including assisting in the development of strategic planning, capital purchases and leading continuous improvement initiatives to support effective asset management and utilization strategies


  • 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
  • Project experience in highway, infrastructure, bridge maintenance will be highly regarded
  • Previous experience managing bridge and highway projects will be an asset
  • 5+ years work experience in a similar capacity is required
  • Understanding of change management process is essential
  • Demonstrated exposure to Project Controls and progress tracking and reporting is essential
  • Effective communication skills, confident interacting with key contacts in verbal, written and electronic form, including ability to establish and follow up expectations through honest, authentic and transparent processes
  • Understanding of continuous improvement, ISO or other management systems is a key attribute
  • Demonstrated understanding of quality management, quality objectives, quality control and quality assurance is a key attribute
  • Experience in the leadership and execution of performance-based or end-product specification activities is key attribute

Position Details:

This is a project-based role.  Successful applicants will be expected to reside or relocate to Goulais River or 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

Ledcor builds and maintains infrastructure in various industries including oil and gas, transportation, and mining. We’re experts in public and private infrastructure construction and maintenance – from national highways to bridges, from airports to underground utilities and independent power projects. We also work on roads, earthworks, foundations, dams, power systems, and waterways. 

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. For more information about Ledcor’s Inclusion and Diversity initiatives, please visit our I&D page. 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.

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