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Dexterra Project Manager (2 Year Contract) in Calgary, Alberta

Company Description


We've been serving Canadian clients for over 75 years. The companies that began independently and now form Dexterra Group have an outstanding record of supporting the infrastructure and built assets that play a vital role in our society and helping our clients achieve higher performance and productivity. Powered by passionate people, we bring the right teams with the right skills together – offering both experience and regional expertise so companies can operate their day to day, confidently and successfully.

Job Description


Join our NRB Modular Solutions team, where our people are driven by a desire to innovate, do social good, and move construction forward.

As a Project Manager , reporting to the Manager, Projects, you will provide direction for projects and successfully take responsibility for overall project performance including cost, schedule, quality and project status. The Project Manager will be responsible for managing all aspects of the project, including the initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling and closing phases; coordinating project tasks, budget and stakeholders, while following project management principles and best practices. The position involves subcontractor negotiations, liaising with owners, engineers and sub-trades as well as management of technical and financial aspects of contract. You will be responsible for ensuring that the project is completed safely, on schedule, within budget and in compliance with the contract, project management best practices, company policies and procedures and legislation and labour requirements.

This is a 2 year contract role with potential to extend to permanent.

Your work will include:

  • Maintaining relationships with all external and internal project stakeholders through effective communication practices;

  • Acting as the main interface between the Company and the customer, on all project matters;

  • Working with project stakeholders to develop a scope of work for projects;

  • Developing and monitoring the project schedule and budget;

  • Establishing construction plans and engineering methods;

  • Handling all change orders, including negotiating, processing and assessing cost and schedule impacts;

  • Identifying project risks, problems and issues as early as possible; ensuring mitigating actions are in place to minimize impact;

  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely, professional manner and on an ongoing basis;

  • Ensuring project profitability;

  • Involved in all facets of project close-out;



  • Educational and experience requirements include a construction related degree or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or related experience;

  • A minimum of 7 years’ construction experience in industrial, single or multi-family residential and commercial;

  • Prior experience with modular construction is considered an asset;

  • PMP certification is considered an asset;

  • Proven experience managing small to medium construction projects and the associated stakeholders;

  • Experience working with various levels of government;

  • Contract law knowledge and contract management experience; and

  • Computer proficiency – Microsoft Office- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook Scheduling Software- MS Project.

Additional Information


  • Hybrid work because we care about work life balance!

  • A place where people matter, not only at work but in the community

  • Be #1 on day 1 by joining an industry leader

  • Job security as we are in growth mode

  • Very competitive compensation package

  • Benefits coverage starts on your first day

Dexterra Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans’ status, Indigenous status, or any other legally protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the hiring selection process are available upon request.

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