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Toronto, Ontario


Who We Are

Fortis Construction Group Inc. is one of Ontario’s leading general contractors. We are backed by over 40 years of experience and with three offices located in Windsor, London, and Toronto, we are competitive throughout Ontario. We believe passionately in the power of projects that shape the future and challenge the status quo. We build anything that can be imagined through experience and innovation. This is how we #BUILDSTRONG.

The Team

People are at the core of everything we do, and we are proud to employ the best in the industry. Our team is led by a collection of expert senior industry professionals with the common goal of significantly improving the way construction projects are delivered. We are proud of the company culture we’ve built as we’ve grown to over 150 employee’s province wide. We want to continuously provide opportunities for our employees to develop and work on their skills and knowledge to improve, learn, and evolve. Fortis Construction Group Inc. is a place that people love to come to work every day and are passionate about the work we do.

The Role

Fortis Construction Group Inc. is seeking a Senior Project Manager to provide overall administrative direction and oversee multiple construction projects. This role reports to the Executive team, the successful candidate will be responsible for overall project performance, including costs, scheduling, quality control and project status. The successful candidate will also oversee Project Coordinators and collaborate with the Field Superintendents in achieving project success, as well as maintain an excellent relationship with clients and trades.


    • Be an ambassador of Fortis Construction Group Inc. both internally and externally
    • Mentor, coach, and supervise junior project managers and other members of the project team(s)
    • Ensure projects are constructed in accordance with design, budget, and schedule
    • Develop, recommend, and implement the project plan and schedule
    • Establish and maintain strong and effective relationships with owner, architect, consultants, subcontractors, building authorities, regulatory agencies and public
    • Setting up project reporting procedures (cost reports – labour and material, site office procedures, document drawing control)
    • Providing performance status reports regarding cost forecast, schedule, and safety
    • Understanding and enforcing contractual responsibilities, contract documents and resolving disputes
    • Review and negotiate subcontracts and major purchase orders; monitor their progress, schedule and conducting subcontract buyout
    • Identify required and optional changes in project scope; negotiate change orders with the owner including processing and assessing cost and schedule impact
    • Preparing / verifying of progress payments to owner and subcontractors, and monitoring progress
    • Meeting manager/chair of project meetings
    • Involved in all facets of project close-out, including archiving of documents, maintenance and warranty manuals, deficiencies, and warranty work
    • Developing and ensuring compliance with quality control plan and establishing site action teams as necessary
    • Monitor and control progress, costs and budgets throughout the project ensuring project profitability
    • Act to resolve disputes between the Company and owner/subcontractors when possible prior to escalating; manage claims and claims avoidance
    • Be responsible to ensure Fortis Construction Group Inc’s safety program is being followed at a project level
    • Liaising with building authorities and regulatory agencies as required.
    • Perform other duties as assigned to meet business unit and corporate objectives


    • Post-secondary diploma or degree in a related engineering or construction management discipline
    • Minimum of 5 years of proven experience in project management from project pursuit to project closeout, overseeing commercial construction projects (hard bid, AFP and/or negotiated)
    • Previous management experience within a mid – large general contractor; experience in a unionized environment an asset
    • P.Eng and/or LEED certifications an asset
    • Ability to read blueprints, schematics, field drawings and plans
    • A solid understanding of all construction trades and construction techniques
    • Knowledge of local, provincial, and federal workplace compliance regulations, ordinances, and legislation, including OH&S regulations and Building Codes
    • Demonstrated ability to exercise necessary cost control measures.
    • Familiarity with Labor relations and collective agreement management.
    • Familiarity with project accounting systems, Viewpoint an asset.
    • A valid class G Driver’s license and access to a vehicle is required

    Are you ready to come #BUILDSTRONG with team Fortis?! Apply today! Only selected candidates will receive a response. We thank all candidates for their interest in applying to Fortis Construction Group Inc!

    Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to:

    Fortis Construction Group Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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