Building Automation Systems (BAS) Project Manager

Job Summary

Project Manager, BAS is the senior project manager role.  Our Senior BAS PM will lead a project team, reporting directly to the BAS Branch Manager.  The Project Manager takes on responsibility for delivering any and all BAS projects.  The PM has proven people and leadership skills and has a thorough understanding of the Canadian Commercial construction industry, and has a demonstrated competency in team leadership and team building skills.  The Project Manager will be working with the Branch Manager and other PMs in resource scheduling and service handling requests.  Promotion would come during the annual increase period, and would come with the recommendation of the BAS Branch Manager, Branch Sales Manager, and President Ainsworth Canada.

Key Responsibilities


·       Demonstrates leadership in Health & Safety practices, schedules and reports attendance on weekly H&S talks, uses eCompliance to audit technician submissions and reports to the Branch Manager/HSE.

·       Supervision provided by the BAS Manager.

·       Responsible for maintaining Ainsworth standard practices in the delivery of BAS projects.

·       Liaises with other Project Managers in order to improve our company practices.

·       Having a customer facing role, always represents the company in a dignified manner, and has the customer’s needs in mind.

·       Is responsible to deliver any and all assigned projects on time, on budget, and with quality.

·       Shall look for opportunities to increase profitability within the project via project extras or cost savings.

·       Is organized and maintains all required standard project documentation, both financial and technical, as a record for the company.

·       Informs the BAS Manager weekly of project status, team needs, risks, and challenges,

·       Works with the team PA in order to deliver monthly forecasts.

·       Shall supervise and ensure that both internal and subcontracted resources assigned to the team delivers the project TBQ (on Time on Budget and with Quality).

·       Shall manage the construction team’s Senior BAS Technicians in providing them with the team’s priorities, scheduling needs and clarification of project scope.

·       Responsible for team financial reporting, forecasting activities.

·       Be a leader in BAS construction team building activities.

·       Provide team appraisals and evaluations.

·       Adhere to all company policies and procedures.

·       Perform all job functions in a safe and healthful manner, abiding by and in accordance with all applicable Health, Safety and Environmental company policies and government legislation/regulations.

·       Adhere to the Company’s Quality System operating procedures.

·       Perform other duties as assigned by Management.



Education and Experience


·       Valid driver’s licence and the ability to be insured by Ainsworth Canada.  Pass security screening as required by Ainsworth Canada’s clients.

·       Fluent in English – both written and oral.  The ability to read and understand construction plans and specs and product documentation.

·       Fluent in Microsoft Office, including Visio, Microsoft Project.

·       Technically competent in the Schneider Electric BAS product line, building automation products.

·       Basic project financial reporting background.

·       Post-secondary education or technical equivalent experience.

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