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Project Manager-in-Training


The company is a global engineering consulting firm specializing in Climate Engineering, Environmental Engineering, and Building Performance. They bring their wide range of experience and skills together to develop a better, holistic solution for their clients and bring a fundamental dedication to earning the trust and exceeding the expectations of their clients.


The employer is looking for a full-time Project Manager In-Training to join the Project Delivery team in their Ottawa office. This position will be focused on supporting the company’s infrastructure market sector. Most of the projects will focus on ports, roads, bridges, higher education and healthcare buildings.


  • Responsible for effectively sourcing, negotiating and facilitating new business in the infrastructure sector.
  • Creating and delivering proposals inclusive of scope, fees and qualifications for public and client RFPs.
  • Responsible for developing strong working relationships with clients.
  • Assembling and guiding a team of the company’s consultants towards meeting project objectives.
  • Oversee the preparation of documentation and reporting developed by the technical team.
  • Accountable for project performance, on time and on quality delivery, and ensuring client expectations are met or exceeded.
  • Manage financial activities of the project including tracking revenue, issuing invoices and recovering receivables.
  • Ensuring that Quality Assurances are completed, recorded and meet company standards and project scope.
  • Track industry developments and innovations to ensure that the company is continuously delivering relevant services, and new and innovative deliverables.
  • Regularly develop and deliver presentations at project meetings / workshops and industry events.


  • Fully Bilingual (French and English).
  • At least 2 years of relevant and proven industry knowledge and experience within architecture, engineering, design and construction, interior design, operations and building management, or other relevant fields.
  • Post-secondary education required. Preference will be given to a degree in Engineering, Applied Science, Building Science, Architecture, or another relevant field.
  • Understanding of building design and construction process, codes, standards and protocols.
  • Maintain/obtain relevant professional accreditation (e.g. P.Eng., PMP).
  • Superior and effective communication skills.
  • Excellent client service ethic.
  • Ability to delegate and prioritize deliverables.
  • Ability to market the company and develop strong client relationships.
  • Experience in developing detailed proposals and negotiating fees with clients.
  • Ability to manage clients.
  • Proven ability to: successfully meet schedules and control costs; manage scope creep; and negotiate additional service agreements when appropriate.
  • Ability to develop solid interpersonal relationships.
  • Strong leadership, organization and efficiency skills.
  • Ability to speak and present in front of a large group.
  • A drive to make it happen, and to turn client needs into opportunities.
  • Ability to deliver on commitments and exceed client expectations.
  • An aptitude for practical problem solving.
  • Desire and ability to work in and contribute to project teams.
  • Excellent team leadership skills and experience.


The company endorses and practices the principles of equal opportunity employment. We are committed to diversity and inclusion. Accommodations are available during all stages of the recruitment process.


Ottawa, ON


This position is posted by Iron and Earth. Your interest in this position would involve participating in the Net-Zero Pathways (NZP) Program, if eligible.

The Net-Zero Pathways Program will enable self-identified and engaged Indigenous and fossil fuel workers and their communities to diversify their skills into a net-zero sector. NZP is a 7-week program that provides one-on-one case management, employability soft skills teachings, and engagement with employers to recruit and hire skilled workers seeking reliable employment opportunities. 

Week 1: Employability skills training and overview of renewable energy sector. NZP is a fully paid 5-day (including wrap-around financial assistance) employability and employer-based workshop with an overview of the opportunities in the renewable energy sector. 

Weeks 2-7: Hands-on job training. We will assist in placing you in paid, on-the-job training for 6 weeks with an employer in the renewable energy industry.


Interested candidates should fill out the Participation Application Form as well as send their résumé/CV and cover letter to [email protected] 

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This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada's Sectoral Workforce Solutions Program.


Iron & Earth is committed to partnering with Indigenous workers to empower their communities to become self-sufficient in training programs, clean energy transition projects, and employment opportunities to combat environmental racism. It falls to all of us to continue the work of healing and reconciliation in our communities and our organizations. Our relationship with the land and the people who live here shapes who we are. It is in the spirit of reconciliation and honouring the past that we recognize treaties and agreements wherever they are and wherever we work.

We also acknowledge all peoples who live, work, and play on this land, and who honour and celebrate this territory.
As individuals and teams we may make mistakes along the way, but we are dedicated to growth, openness, compassion, and forgiveness. These principles in our work are essential to building successful and healthy relationships with individuals, communities, organizations, and governments.

We look forward to building a path to lead us to a better relationship with Indigenous nations and the environment around us based on peace, friendship, and respect.