Senior Project Manager

SEMA is a leading construction service provider to the railway industry in Canada. SEMA, through its operating companies – SEMA Railway Services, groupe SEMA, SEMA Railway Structures and AFM specialize in the design, fabrication, and installation of railway and transportation infrastructure.

LOCATION: Toronto, Ontario

MAIN DUTIES: Reporting to the Vice-President, Operations, the Project Manager is responsible for managing projects relating to railway bridges and culverts. Key responsibilities include:

-Participating in the preparation of tenders

-Developing, managing and monitoring project schedules

-Planning and sourcing the equipment, human and financial resources required for the projects

-Negotiating and awarding contracts to subcontractors

-Identifying, negotiating and invoicing additional work and costs to the clients

-Preparing progress billings

-Managing the project budget within company policies and procedures

-Ensuring compliance with quality and security standards

-Communicating with subcontractors, professionals and clients

-Participating and leading various project meetings

-Prepares reports as required


· Civil Engineering degree (recognized in Canada) or other relevant training

· Must have three (3) years of project management experience, preferably in the heavy construction sector

· Three (3) years of construction experience

· Must hold a valid drivers license

· Bilingualism (French and English) is considered an asset

· Willing and able to travel to a variety of worksites across Canada

Skills and competencies:

-Expert project management skills

-A strong commitment to safety and teamwork

-Proven leadership ability

-Effective negotiation and interpersonal skills

-Excellent communicator both written and oral

-Effective at problem-solving and managing issues

Sema offers competitive salaries and benefits, including group benefits and a pension plan. Salaries are commensurate with experience. This work may require work on weekends or evenings.

We would like to thank all applicants for their submissions, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.