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Project Manager - U/G Mining in Saskatoon at Design Group Staffing

Date Posted: 3/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Industrial Project Manager- Underground Mining

Design Group Staffing is pleased to be working with our partner, a growing provider of contracted services to Canada’s mining sector. This is role will be based of their Saskatoon based office and will involve travel out to project sites as needed. Our client is an evolving; Canadian owned company; with over thirty years’ experience providing solutions to the civil and mining sectors. With a commitment to safety and business excellence our client has is an immediate opportunity for an Experienced Project Manager. The successful project manager will manage all aspects of project scope, schedule and budget for assigned projects as well as any change order management that is needed. The key responsibility is to ensure project workforce is safely exceeding performance targets by tracking, reporting, and communicating project progress and by following company and client reporting requirements, policies and procedures.

The Project Manager may oversee several projects at any given time that have varying duration and scope.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Management of all phases of site installation projects, including action planning, complete budget and sub-contractor management
  • Meeting with existing and potential clients to consult on available services, and preparing bids to ensure a steady pipeline of projects
  • Preparation of proposals and contractual agreements
  • Managing company workforce and equipment to maximize utilization and profitability
  • Meeting with stakeholders, defining project scope, performing research and assisting with quotes for required work
  • Sourcing, securing and managing subcontractor relationships
  • Coordination of incoming materials, and monitoring ongoing construction campaigns
  • Production of reports
  • Perform the work in accordance with the rules and requirements of client and regulatory requirements
  • Monitoring project milestones to ensure projects remain on time and on budget, current project profile consists of projects ranging from $xxx to $xxx


  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Project Management on mining/earthworks projects with a strong preference for individuals with underground experience
  • Must be currently residing in or willing to relocate to Saskatoon Saskatchewan.
  • B.Sc. in Engineering discipline (civil, mining or mechanical)
  • P.Eng. status with APEGS or ability to register.
  • Extensive knowledge of regulatory agency requirements and technical knowledge
  • Proven ability to build and manage stakeholder relationships
  • Valid OSHA Training (an asset)
  • Formal training in project management fundamentals is an asset (i.e. PMP certification)
  • Personality profile should include: exceptional communication skills both written and spoken, high accuracy and attention to detail, results oriented, entrepreneurial  spirit, Comfortable in dealing with risk and pressure, ability to work independently, and an ability and openness to travel to remote locations

If you are interested in this role and would like to be considered, please respond with resume in confidence attention to George Hoadley via