Project Manager

Platinum Recruiting inc.


Our unique client has been in operations within the Okanagan for over 30 years now and have proven themselves to be one of Canada’s premier manufacturers of power, distribution, and control equipment solutions, and have markets in mining, oil & gas, renewable energy, transportation, and various commercial and industrial applications.

They pride themselves on delivering the highest quality electrical equipment and solutions to their valued worldwide customers, while providing sustainable and long-term opportunities for their employees.

Currently our client is looking for an experienced Project Manager, and with that we are recruiting for a positive, team-oriented individual with strong verbal and written communication skills. The Project Manager shall be responsible for the direct management of electrical manufacturing projects including supplier, customer and consultant liaison, review of specifications and terms & conditions, preparation of detailed quotes and bill of materials, review of technical drawings, document control and participation in engineering and production review of projects. Preference will be given to an individual, who is a qualified electrical engineer, electrical technologist or journeyman electrician. Previous project management experience or background in industrial electricity setting an asset.

Core Competencies

  • Customer Focus
  • Communication
  • Team Work
  • Quality Orientation
  • Time Management
  • Adaptability/ Flexibility
  • Creative and Innovative Thinking
  • Decision Making and Judgment
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Problem Solving
  • Result Focus
  • Accountability and Dependability
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Leadership
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Development and Continual Learning

Job Duties

  • Review and interpret detailed project technical specifications and commercial terms and conditions.
  • Prepare Shop Order Requisition form with all pertinent information.
  • Coordinate with Accounting Department on the issuance of milestone payment invoices, where applicable.
  • Primary client interface including all correspondence, issuing of drawings for approval and subsequent expediting of the return of approval drawings from client.
  • Overall project management including contracts, document control, and the management of scope, schedule, cost, change, and risk to ensure all client and company requirements are met.
  • Coordinating with all departments in a timely manner to ensure that customer and contractual requirements are met.
  • Where engineering design is required, provide a complete scope of work, and all contractually applicable client specifications.
  • Utilize the Engineering Manager and Production Planner to develop a project schedule according to client and Company requirements.
  • Coordinate with the Engineering Department to ensure that designers are using the complete and current UEE proposal, client PO, and client supplied scope of work, specifications, and other technical data.
  • Review all project approval drawings with engineering designers to ensure client scope is met.
  • Prepare and submit all purchase requisitions to the Purchasing Department to allow purchasing of long delivery components.
  • Continuously review and approve job cost reports.
  • Provide pertinent information to the Purchasing and Logistics Manager to enable finished goods shipments.
  • Assist in the preparation of contract manuals where required.
  • Participate in departmental reviews of procedures, standards and methods for continuous improvement.
  • Execute assigned tasks in accordance with ISO and Company procedures.


  • Previous electrical and project management experience.
  • Electrical trade certification, technologist diploma, or engineering degree an asset.
  • PMP certification an asset.
  • Possess strong technical and management skills, including the ability to understand and interpret detailed technical specifications and commercial terms.
  • Excellent communication and time management skills.
  • Highly motivated and self-directed capable of multi-tasking and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.
  • Ability to build and maintain constructive lasting relationships with other departments, key business partners and clients.
  • Experience with Epicor Vista Software an asset.

Work Conditions

  • Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals.
  • Overtime as required.
  • Travel may be required.

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