Magna IV Engineering, Inc. is a privately-owned, electrical engineering and technical field services firm established in 1982 in Edmonton, Alberta. Since this time, Magna IV has grown steadily and now has offices in both North and South America, and has completed projects in six continents.
Magna IV has become the Canadian leader in the delivery of testing and technical field services to the electrical power system sector and is one of the largest testing and commissioning firms in Canada. We provide a wide range of services relating to power, lighting, and control systems including Engineering, Project Management, Field Testing & Commissioning, Design Build, Equipment Manufacturing, and Maintenance. Our full membership with NETA (International Electrical Testing Association) and various Engineering Associations reflect our commitment to providing quality services.
The growth and success of Magna IV is attributed to our talented teams of Engineers, Technologists, Power System Electricians, and other Professionals who are committed to delivering superior client service through practical engineering and field services solutions. We are always on the lookout for client focused, dedicated, and motivated individuals to join our team. We will provide you with a rewarding place to work, the training you need to succeed, and the development opportunities you need to grow.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager in our Edmonton office. Reporting to the Consulting Engineer - Infrastructure and Utilities, the Project Manager – Utilities and Land Development will be accountable for focusing on delivery of projects for Utilities and URD business, and shall participate in business development activities. The Project Manager will work with a team of engineers, technologists, and administrators to deliver the project work and will provide technical expertise, mentorship, and leadership to the team; ultimately providing exceptional client service through the completion of Utilities projects.
Immediate Role (requires experience in these skills)
Manage projects ranging in values from $10,000 to $50,000 in Underground Residential Development
Provide ongoing effective client communication to ensure accurate and timely project status reporting
Perform tendering/contractor selection, construction monitoring, progress billing, and as-built drawings
Compile construction work packages and technical reports
Preparing and executing ACEC Contracts with owners, developers, contractors, and subtrades
Coordinate and perform design of power/CATV/communications/gas (3 and 4 party trenching designs), including coordination of all relevant stakeholders and approvals
Adhere to industry and internal standards
Authenticate design documents when required
Develop and maintain client relationships
Provide regular internal feedback on project performance and schedule status, as well as risks and risk evaluations
Short Term Role Development
Manage projects ranging in values from $10,000 to $500,000
Apply practical experience and knowledge of power & lighting systems related to low and medium voltage projects
Develop proposals, schedules, recommendations, and estimates based on site audits, power system studies, experience and client supplied information in response to client requests
Utilize project management techniques and quality control measures to achieve superior financial and client results: Key performance metrics include financial tracking, project gross margins, manpower efficiency management
Lead project teams effectively through collaboration, support, and team focus
Develop expertise and leadership in electrical & lighting scope on projects, including execution of design, design review, and coordination with prime consultants, utilities and municipalities.
Create engineered electrical designs for infrastructure and industrial projects
Write specifications for the supply of power delivery equipment and services
Ensure safe work process is executed with each job and a culture of safety is fostered
Work safely around low, medium, and high voltage electrical systems in a variety of environments, including utilities, lighting, commercial, and infrastructure.
Identify and investigate all safety matters and complete all required documentation including pre-job hazard identification, toolbox safety meetings/forms, incident reports and near miss reports
Complete project invoicing in conjunction with Accounts Receivable
Explore opportunities to find new work through leads from Engineering & Technical Field Services, Marketing, and client management
Along with other Project Managers and Client managers in the team, develop and maintain a business development strategy for finding new business opportunities
Pursue work to support a sustainable team workload with steady planned growth
Drive and participate in the improvement and development of processes, procedures and work execution tools.
Build relationships and work collaboratively with Operational and Central Services teams to assist in implementing and executing all Magna practices and processes
Assist in the development of individual (personal) and team based Success Measures, and pursue the goals as set in these measurements
Required Skills and Qualifications
2-5+ years of experience as an Electrical Engineer or Electrical Technologist, specifically with an Underground Residential Development project coordination role
3+ years of working experience coordinating with a utility (ie: Epcor, Fortis, Atco Electric, etc)
Desire for a career expanding from Underground Residential Development projects
Knowledge of Electrical Power Distribution and Canadian Electrical Code
Ability to self-manage with proven initiative and client focus
Proficient computer experience in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office applications
Experience with AutoCAD and/or MicroStation and a willingness to learn and improve
Member with (or eligible to apply for) APEGA or ASET registration as a professional
Ability to self-manage with proven initiative and client focus
Strong problem solving skills, and the ability to work with minimal supervision
Must be able to work in a dynamic work environment
Excellent time management skills with an attention to detail
Team player with excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Must have a valid driver’s license
A positive, “can-do” attitude
We thank all interested applicants however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.
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.