Senior Project Manager

Located in Steinbach, Manitoba


The Pederson Group has been retained by Penn-co Construction to conduct a search for a Senior Project Manager to join their team in Steinbach, MB! 

Penn-co Construction is a construction industry leader that offers general contracting, construction management, design-build, and integrated design process services across a wide range of sectors, including healthcare, education, and commercial. Since being founded 65 years ago in Blumenort Manitoba, Penn-co has expanded vastly to locations throughout Canada and the US, including Calgary, Toronto, Minneapolis, and Raleigh. Penn-co has successfully completed projects from Ontario to British Columbia as well as in Minnesota, Nebraska, and North Carolina. Penn-co is growing rapidly and is expanding its territory, which has resulted in an urgent need for a Senior Project Manager! 

As the Senior Project Manager, you will be responsible for planning, organizing, executing and delivering corporate projects on time, within budget and in accordance with specifications. 


  • Direct and oversee construction projects from start to finish while monitoring compliance with building and safety regulations.

  • Communicate and maintain reputable relationships with owners, architects, consultants, subcontractors and the public.

  • Lead and facilitate project meetings with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Establish project reporting procedures while developing and monitoring the project schedule and budget.

  • Understand and enforce contractual responsibilities, contract documents, and dispute resolution.

  • Manage all change orders, including negotiating, processing, assessing cost as well as scheduling impacts and preparing claims.

  • Prepare and monitor progress billings to the owner and from subcontractors.

  • Review productivity planning while providing performance status reports regarding cost forecasts and schedules. 

  • Provide a professional management style that reflects the Penn-co image when communicating with all stakeholders.

  • Build and foster a collaborative team environment with Project Coordinators and Superintendents.

  • Supervise, mentor, coach, train and motivate the project team.

  • Manage all aspects of project(s) close-out.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in project management or a relevant construction field is considered an asset.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in commercial construction with a strong track record of leading successful projects exceeding $10 million in value.

  • Ability to read, interpret, and understand building blueprints, specifications, contract documents, etc, is required.

  • Demonstrated leadership, communication and strong interpersonal skills are required.

  • Proficient in various computer applications and software, including Microsoft Office programs, with a strong ability and willingness to learn new software.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects, responsibilities and prioritize the workload appropriately.

  • Self-motivated, ambitious and passionate about construction.

  • Ability to problem solve with a can-do attitude and a mindset of continuous improvement.

  • Knowledge of construction methods, codes, and best practices in the construction environment.

  • Travel is occasionally required.

What The Company Offers You:

  • Competitive salary.

  • Comprehensive benefits package.

  • Strong commitment to safety in the workplace.

  • Grounded and family-oriented workplace.

  • Career growth opportunities!

Apply or Learn More:

Interested in this opportunity? Apply now by submitting your application above. 

To learn more about the opportunity, contact Justis Pederson at +1 204-414-0754 or [email protected]!

We are looking forward to hearing from you!