AdvanTec Industrial Companies
Evolution is Advancement

Posted on January 29, 2019

Location: Maple Ridge, BC

Job Description

AdvanTec’s Industrial Division, Advance Flow Systems, is seeking an experienced and energetic Senior Project Manager with team leadership experience to join our team in Maple Ridge, BC. As a Senior Project Manager with AdvanTec, you will be responsible for providing leadership and mentorship to the Project Management team as well as the full-cycle management of all projects assigned and ensuring projects stay within scope and budget and are delivered on time to the customer.


Essential Functions for this role are:



  • Assign projects to Project Managers and regularly check in on progress, remove barriers and provide support to team
  • Conduct regular check-ins with team members
  • Assist in the hiring and selection of Project Managers
  • Make recommendations on corrective action or performance plans for team members
  • Providing general day-to-day management to the Project Management team

Client Project Management

  • Manages customer relationships, together with Sales, and drive projects through to completion with the goal of ensuring customer satisfaction and retention while maintaining project budget
  • Develops and controls project schedule and deliverables through project planning, execution and communication
  • Ensures scope of work is well defined and understood by both internal and external stakeholders
  • Manages risks and their impact and creates awareness of risks with internal and external stakeholders
  • Manages the project to defined plan, ensuring sign-offs and customer approvals as needed and detailed documentation of all agreements, disagreements, changes and issues
  • Reviews and organizes project documentation and coordinates with Quality Assurance and Document Control to meet ISO Standards and customer requirements
  • Tracks project milestones, progress payments and costs and reports them against budget
  • Assists inter-disciplinary team members in the scheduling of project tasks and finds appropriate resolutions to identified issues
  • Schedules meetings, documents and distributes meeting minutes to the team and to customers
  • Manages subcontractors and vendors, and monitors their scope and schedule
  • Manages Change Orders and Engineering Change notices with customer and internal stakeholders such as Estimating, Scheduling, Production, and Quality Assurance) including clear scope and follow-through to execution and billing
  • Investigates budget overruns and shortfalls, summarizes and presents findings to internal stakeholders and Management
  • Responsible for providing project status and progress updates including details on issues and their resolution to management
  • Develops comprehensive project completion reports (“lessons learned”) to avoid errors, inefficiencies and other issues in future projects

Internal Project Management

  • Assists in the delivery of other internal activities such as new system implementation and process and/or customer audit
  • Leads and/or participates in process improvement and other internal projects

If you have the following skills, then we want to hear from you!

  • Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Technical
  • 5 or more years’ experience as a Project Manager within the heavy industry, construction, or manufacturing environment
  • Experience in the Electrical Power, Generator or Reciprocating Engine industry experience is an asset
  • Experience with Generator Building Packaging experience or Electrical Packaging
  • Experience with piping, pressure vessels or waste water experience is an asset
  • PMP Certification
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Project, Word and Excel
  • Strong understanding of business, data, process, cultures, and people
  • Ability to see the big picture while not losing focus of the small details
  • Superior documentation skills including creating detailed records and history of events with proof (i.e. pictures, emails, receipts of delivery etc.)
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills abilities, with the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to develops constructive and cooperative working relationships with cross-functional teams and external parties
  • Strong work ethic, positive energy and a take-charge attitude while remaining humble and cooperative
  • Superior time-management and organizational abilities, with a strong ability to set and follow priorities
  • Strong sense of ownership and urgency with an ability to understand the importance of others’ requirements
  • High ability to work independently, with an awareness of when to escalate a decision and ask for help
  • Appreciation of feedback and constructive comments based in a desire to improve and impress the customer
  • Proven ability to maintain composure under pressure and thrive in a fast-paced and , dynamic environment
  • Your integrity is admired by those around you
  • You radiate positive energy and have an outgoing personality
  • You are driven and enjoy some autonomy in a position
  • You are interested in this role but also aspire to grow

Who are we and why should you consider working for us?

  • Our organization is growing and there are opportunities to grow with the organization
  • Our full-time employees are eligible for our RRSP matching program of up to 3% and we have a great benefits package
  • We value our employees and everyone has a voice in the organization

AdvanTec offers competitive compensation packages, the rate of pay for this role will be based on experience & education. If you want to learn more about the organization, please visit our website at

If you think that you have what it takes and could thrive with this organization, then please send your cover letter and resume to with the subject line of the email: Senior Project Manager & name. This posting will remain open until filled.

Thank you for your interest in AdvanTec. We thank all applicants in their interest and advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted


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