Project Manager, Nuclear

AECOM   •  


Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 31 days ago

Job Summary

AECOM is a supplier of comprehensive contractor services to the nuclear power industry. Our expertise encompasses discrete or bundled services of program management, planning, licensing/permitting, QA/QC, engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, maintenance, outage management, and decommissioning. Having 60+ continuous years of nuclear experience, we have executed projects spanning new generation and facility expansions, heavy component replacement (in our SGT JV with Areva), modifications for beyond-design-basis regulation and guidelines, operating plant services, and, in emergencies, the restoration of operations. Our client base covers the industry ? regulated/unregulated power generators, NSSS suppliers, including SMRs, and developers of uranium enrichment facilities.

AECOM is seeking a Project Manager for our nuclear project, to be based in our Kincardine, ON location. An ideal candidate will be local or willing to relocate to the area.

Reporting to the Project Director, within AECOM Nuclear, the Project Manager is responsible for the successful acquisition, tendering, and management of various projects while ensuring the safety of the manpower and the Work. The Project Manager is responsible for ensuring that the project is completed safely, on schedule, within budget, and in compliance with the Contract, Company Policies and Procedures, and legislative and labour requirements.  The Project Manager is the main interface with the client on all technical and commercial matters relating to the Project.


  • Work with Business Development Manager to establish and maintain customer relations and business opportunities.
  • Attend pre-bid meetings, prepare estimate packages, and produce proposal schedules and associated documents, as requested by Management.
  • Work with the Proposal Manager to ensure all bids tendered are complete and conform to Tender documents and Company Policies and Procedures
  • Act as main interface between Company and Customer, on all project matters.
  • Prepare and report project budgets and forecasts, and minimize Company risk through effective management of scope and contract changes.
  • Responsible for the overall project planning and scheduling of assigned projects.
  • Ensure that all project work activities are in compliance with local legislative and labour requirements, contract requirements, and Company Policies and Procedures.
  • Ensure regular maintenance of SAP job reporting and monthly job status reports, and generate weekly and/or monthly project forecasts for labour hours, productivity, cash flow, expected cost-at-completion, profit margin, and revenue.
  • Ensure preparation and submission of project documents, as specified by contract, to the client.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to client, as required.
  • Chair project meetings and ensure preparation and distribution of meeting minutes.
  • Responsible for implementing and monitoring of the Company’s Safety Policy at the project location.
  • Ensures that all Company Policies & Procedures are being followed.
  • Ensuring all scope and contract extra’s are approved by the customer.
  • Responsible for assembling a project organization to implement the project scope – including: coordination, administration, Quality Assurance, Engineering, trades supervision, and trade labour.
  • Identify project risks, problems and issues as early as possible; ensure mitigating actions are in place to minimize impact, and elevate to senior management as appropriate relative to severity.
  • Implement initiatives to improve project processes, to achieve net improvements for key performance indices.
  • Monitors and manages contract scope and identifies any scope changes throughout project.
  • Manages all sub-contractors, tools and equipment required for each project.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Project Management, Facility Management or other relevant discipline
    Demonstrated equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Piping/Mechanical/Electrical specific and general construction knowledge.
  • Contract law knowledge and contract management experience.
  • 5-10 years Supervision experience with Construction supervision and Project Coordinators.
  • Nuclear Quality Assurance program knowledge.
  • Engineering Change Control program knowledge.
  • Situational awareness and effective problem solving skills.
  • Inter-personal communication and negotiation skills.
  • Scheduling software – Primavera or Microsoft Project.
  • Computer proficiency – Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Access, Visio, PowerPoint, Outlook.

Preferred Qualifications

Due to the nature of work conducted by AECOM, mandated nuclear export controls requirements must be met for employment.        
Our background check process includes a full security check and clearance process as well as reference checks. The security clearance process includes a comprehensive list of previous residences, employment, education and other pertinent information. Those with a valid Bruce Power security clearance are strongly preferred.


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.
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