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Project Manager in Edmonton at AZZ Inc.

Date Posted: 11/18/2018

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Job Description


AZZ WSI Canada

General Description:

The Project Manager will be responsible for overall project portfolio performance for his assigned project portfolio. A typical project portfolio will consist of delivering multiple repair projects totaling $12M to $18M per year. The Project Manager is responsible for the planning and execution of projects to quoted time schedules and profit margins. 

The Project Manager will be responsible for technical and commercial review of all work scope opportunities and prepare detailed bid proposals to achieve required business growth. A Project Manager should expect to prepare and deliver 20 to 40 repair bid proposals per year.

Education, Certifications, Licenses & Registrations:

Bachelor of Science Engineering Degree, preferably in mechanical, materials or welding is required. A Masters degree is highly desirable.  Project Management certification preferred.


Experience with large project execution (>$2M) that include engineering, subcontractor management, extensive planning, and field implementation is required.  International experience is desirable.  Product Management experience is desirable.

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

  • Financial Planning and Management
  • Strong technical aptitude (prior process systems/repair experience preferred)
  • Strategic business planning
  • Background in welding processes / technologies
  • Familiarity with petrochemical process systems and fossil fuel power generation systems operations
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written)
  • Organization and planning
  • Contract negotiation and closure
  • Familiarity with organized labor unions (Pipefitter and Boilermaker)
  • Procurement / subcontractor management

Essential Duties:

  • Have full P&L responsibility for the assigned projects portfolio to include bid preparation, contract closure, and projects delivery, to meet AZZ WSI’s overall business commitments to their stakeholders.
  • Regular reporting to management regarding projects revenue forecasting, sales closure activity, and projects delivery (operations) status for the assigned projects portfolio.
  • Manage the bid proposal process and operational delivery process through use of in-house resources, as needed, to fulfill customer requirements and achieve target profit goals for all projects.
  • Develop ongoing account relationships that can be leveraged to further the development of existing accounts and gain exposure to increasing levels of business activity (RFQ and outage maintenance planning).
  • Prepare and present (for approval) all assigned commercial proposals prior to delivery to the customer to ensure the following:
    • proposal content is complete and accurate
    • technical accuracy for the work scope stated
    • commercial terms and strategy meet requirements
    • on time delivery
  • Negotiate profitable closure on all contracts to ensure terms and conditions meet financial goals.
  • Develop project delivery schedules required to meet customer commitments. Monitor and report on performance of all projects with regard to quality, cost, schedule, and customer satisfaction.
  • Leverage project implementation exposure and performance for added work and account penetration. Develop strategy and up-scope all projects to maximize revenue potential on each project through:
    • use of pre project planning meetings / kickoff meetings
    • use of on-site management time during project implementation
    • use of post project reviews
  • Maximize project customer and financial closure, as required, to ensure commercial objectives and account relations are maximized.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Work Environment:

General office environment.

Physical Demands:

Sitting for long periods at a computer. Standing, walking, sitting, lifting up to 30 lbs.


Full Time


Travel approximately 15% to 35% of the time to customer sites which may include the construction site.