Project Manager

Projects Office Team · LOWER SACKVILLE, Nova Scotia
Department Projects Office Team
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Senior Manager/Supervisor

Category:                      Projects                                       

Position Status:            Regular Full Time

Travel Required:           Regularly                                     

Primary Location:         Halifax | NS



Sealand Building Group is a leading design | build construction services company focused on Food Processing | Cold Storage | Distribution | Agri-Food | Special Projects.

Since 1975, we have worked around the corner and across the country helping build the food industry. Driven by our strong core values, we feel business is personal. We have a desire to give and be rooted in our community. We want to have a go at it, have fun doing it, and make a difference. For more information, please visit our website at



At Sealand, we are always looking for the right people.  Our employees are hardworking, dedicated team members who are committed to delivering high quality – every time.  We expect accountability, flexibility, and collaboration.  In return we promise respect, rewards and an environment that will support best in industry work on quality projects, surrounded by a great team.


Sealand has an opportunity for a Construction Project Manager to join and support our team of construction professionals.



  • Lead + Manage the project team and all project stakeholders
  • Responsible to run the project day to day + Keep moving the project forward
  • Steady force, cadence & consistency
  • Creates clarity | focus | accountability | concise communication across the project
  • The glue who holds the project together
  • Lead full cycle of a project: design & planning |pre-construction |construction | close-out
  • Document clearly in a timely manner, all changes to the contract documents
  • Negotiate and document trade contract changes to manage risk and ensure project success
  • An intimate understanding of Contract Documents | Scope of Work | Design
  • Develop contingency plans to mitigate potential risks to projects
  • Expected to travel regularly
  • Strong advocate and leader of the Sealand’s Health & Safety program and is responsible to ensure everyone on site complies



  • Minimum Five to ten years’ experience in construction project management
  • Reputation for well-managed | executed projects
  • Extensive hands-on experience in estimating, procurement and managing construction sites.
  • Experience in managing projects in various construction delivery methods to include Design Build, Construction Management at Risk, and Design + Bid + Build formats
  • Proven ability to effectively manage project team, field crew, trade contractors, public agencies, facility operators, utility companies, suppliers, consultants, and client through the full cycle of a project
  • Understands construction and project management processes and project delivery sequences
  • A post-secondary qualification in engineering and/or construction management
  • Very comfortable with Microsoft Project scheduling software and Microsoft Office suite.
  • A safety-first mentality, understanding the importance of safety both at the office and on project sites
  • Candidates must be currently residing and qualified to work in Canada
  • A valid driver’s license
  • You are willing to provide a criminal background check



  • Personally accountable | Proactive | Goal achiever
  • Ability to work independently and meet goals & deadlines without prompting
  • Quick learner yet confident to know when to ask for help
  • Adaptable | Resilient | Forward thinker
  • Will have the tough conversations | Persuasive
  • Effective at managing conflict
  • Leader | Employee developer | Coach
  • Excellent at planning and organizing
  • Decisive | Creative problem solver
  • Works at a fast pace with high energy
  • A sense of urgency as it relates to meeting deadlines and delivering a quality product
  • An “all hands-on deck” mentality and are not afraid to get your hands dirty to do what’s needed to get the job done
  • You work hard, play hard, and make a difference in your community


  • Competitive Salary
  • Professional and Safety Education and Training
  • Comprehensive Medical and Dental Plan
  • Company vehicle
  • A Great Team Environment

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  • Location
    LOWER SACKVILLE, Nova Scotia
  • Department
    Projects Office Team
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
    Senior Manager/Supervisor