Construction Project Manager



Job Title: Construction Project Manager
Company: Fritz-Alder Precast
Location: Waterloo, Ontario
Job Type: Full-Time


About Us: Since 1972, Fritz-Alder Precast has produced and installed precast concrete products, leading the way through innovation. Fritz-Alder Precast is growing again and is seeking a professional and dedicated Project Manager to join our team. The Project Manager will play a pivotal role in planning, coordinating, and overseeing all aspects of Total Precast projects. This position offers a unique opportunity for the successful candidate to collaborate with clients and multiple departments within the company, including Estimating, Engineering, Drafting, Production, and Installation.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to manage multiple projects. Depending on project size; should expect to manage 3-4 projects simultaneously.
  • Early involvement in the preliminary design process of projects to confirm compatibility with project estimates, production capacity, and common construction practices.
  • Maintaining project design schedules and requirements. 
  • Ability to prioritize and manage several tasks and work as part of a team or independently.
  • Readiness to take initiative with a flexible attitude and ability to deal with changes through different project phases.
  • Maintaining comprehensive project documentation, including, engineering drawings, change orders, RFIs, and site reports.
  • Creating and maintaining schedules (overall PC timeline) and providing updates accordingly.
  • Troubleshoot design conflicts, site issues and discrepancies.
  • Work closely with manufacturing on details, process, and ordering hardware.
  • Support installation crews with scheduling and repair details.
  • Work closely with Estimating and potentially be involved with some estimates, as required.
  • General review of piece tickets before they are released to the Plant for manufacturing.
  • Review and manage changes with project stakeholders.
  • Review schedule and cost impacts.
  • Managing long lead items, such as ordering hardware.

  • Prepare Schedule of Values (SOV) and complete monthly invoicing.
  • Prepare and execute subcontracts and purchase orders.
  • Review, generate, and track RFIs and other project documentation as required.

  • Set up and maintain all project files once a project is awarded.
  • Input Profit/Loss summaries into Jonas and provide regular job cost reports once installation is underway.
  • Manage and expedite site drawings, ensuring site and subtrades have the most current drawings. 
  • Startup and coordination of design meetings.
  • Provide feedback to the Sales and Estimating team as required.
  • Attend all project-related meetings.
  • Plan and execute corrective actions when necessary, working with the Construction Manager to resolve challenges.
  • Oversee and review shop drawing submittal/approval process. 
  • Identify work outside of project scope and track work orders diligently.
  • Obtain Change Order pricing from subcontractors/suppliers.
  • Ensure deficiencies are corrected and floor sign-off sheets are completed promptly.
  • Manage the closeout of projects by obtaining final building sign-offs, ensuring the completion and resolution of all outstanding work, and submitting final project documentation.

Personal Attributes:

  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively interact with clients, consultants and all levels of the internal team.
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic, excellent time management, excels at conflict resolution and is motivated to work towards set goals.
  • Works well in a team environment – understands the importance of and encourages “the power of the Unit”.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities: positive during adversity, passionate, lead by example and adaptable.
  • Strong motivational and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be able to review and manage data, assess facts and make decisions quickly.
  • Must be punctual and have consistent attendance.
  • Self-motivated and organized, capable of efficient work with minimal supervision. Has a desire to learn and is willing to acquire additional knowledge, striving to excel for both personal growth and the company's success.


Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Degree/Diploma in Construction Engineering (CET diploma) or Civil/Structural Engineering.
  • Previous experience with precast structures is an asset.
  • Minimum 5 years of project management experience.
  • Proven experience managing multiple projects.
  • Proficient in various Microsoft computer applications, including MS Project, Excel, Word, Outlook. Knowledge of Procore Construction Management Software would be an asset.
  • Willingness to travel within Southern Ontario if required; must have a current, valid driver’s license. 
  • Ability to read architectural, structural and shop fabrication drawings.
  • Ability to coordinate drawings and find errors, omissions and discrepancies.
  • Apply a solid understanding of general construction methods and materials, specifically structural elements.
  • Strong understanding of inspection and testing practices for rebar and concrete.
  • Strong understanding of construction management documentation i.e. RFIs and SIs.

How to Apply: Please submit your resume to [email protected].


Fritz-Alder Precast is an equal-opportunity employer, and we welcome candidates of all backgrounds and experiences to apply. We look forward to welcoming new members to our innovative and dynamic team.