Project Manager - Automation, Edmonton-Calgary

Project Manager - Automation, Edmonton-Calgary




Edmonton, AB, Canada, Calgary, AB, Canada


Senior Engineer, Project Management, Automation

Date Posted

December 1, 2022


We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager within our Automation Department.  Reporting to the Automation Manager, the successful candidate will be accountable for leading projects, building and maintaining project relationships, and leading Automation team members through projects. This position will work closely with the Automation Manager to support specific projects and people; ultimately creating exceptional client experiences through the completion of Control Systems and Automation projects. The potential candidate can reside in Edmonton or Calgary.


Client Relations

  • Present new services to      existing customers and enhance existing relationships.

  • Follow up on leads and turn them into profitable opportunities.

  • Maintain the CRM activities, opportunities, and forecasting.

  • Prepare and review proposals for projects with the intent to obtain new and repeat client business.

  • Build and maintain relationships with clients to develop new work and drive repeat business.

Project Management

  • Oversee all aspects of the projects (from Quoting/Kick-off to Invoicing/Close-out).

  • Plan resources effectively and work collaboratively with other regions to share resources.

  • Ensure proper, complete preparation and execution of scheduled work.

  • Participation, on site, of work activities. Exact level of on-site engagement to be determined by you, as the Project Manager.

  • Preparation of status and progress reports.

  • Identify, prepare, submit, and track change proposals and change orders.

  • Ensure safe work process is executed with each job and a culture of safety is fostered.

  • Ensure completion of reports and follow up with clients to ensure satisfaction and completeness of work.

  • Maintain organized digital ecosystem for each project and ensure that all      job-related documentation is filed per company standards.

  • Ensure accurate and timely project invoicing.

  • Understand financial health of the project using company provided tools.

  • Ultimate responsibility for delivering Superior Client Experiences on all projects.

Processes & Systems

  • Drive and participate in the improvement of project processes.

  • Build relationships and work collaboratively with Operational and Central Services teams (as a partnership) to assist in implementing and executing all Magna practices and processes.

People Leadership

  • Provide coaching and development to team members to be a source of talent for Magna IV. This role does not have anyone reporting directly into it.

Success Measurements

  • Demonstrate Safety as a priority through safe project execution

  • Revenue

  • Gross Profit Margin

  • Proposal Generation

  • Billing Efficiency & Utilization

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • 10+ years of industry related experience.

  • 5+ years of related work experience in project management.

  • Electrical Engineering Technologist Diploma or B.Sc. in Systems, Process, or Electrical Engineering.

  • Entrepreneurial approach and drive for results.

  • Goal-oriented and self-motivated with the ability to work well independently and in a team environment.

  • Experience with industrial automation related projects.

  • Dedicated and committed to providing exceptional client service to our internal and external clients.

  • Strong business acumen and relationship building skills.

  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office applications.

  • Able to work in a dynamic work environment.

  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to exercise good judgment in prioritizing work.

We thank all interested applicants however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

About us

Magna IV Engineering is a power & automation solutions provider, founded in 1982. We are specialists in Electrical Engineering, Automation Solutions, and Technical Field Services.

Our focus and robust team composition enables us to deliver superior client experiences across a host of industry segments. Some of our clients have been seeking our expertise since our inception.


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