• Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #11287
  • Salary: CA$115,000 Per Hour

Matchbox Consulting Group is seeking a Project Manager- Utility Projects for one of our clients who is a leading electrical contracting company dedicated to providing innovative solutions and exceptional service across various divisions, including the utility sector. They are recognized for delivering high-value projects that meet and exceed client expectations. 

The Project Manager will be responsible for overseeing utility projects from inception to completion. You will coordinate and manage all aspects of project execution, including planning, scheduling, budgeting, resource allocation, and stakeholder communication. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of delivering complex utility projects on time, within budget, and with the highest level of quality and safety.


  • Project Planning and Scheduling: Develop comprehensive project plans, timelines, and schedules to ensure timely completion of all project milestones. 
  • Budget Management: Monitor project budgets, expenses, and financial performance closely. Identify potential cost overruns or deviations from the budget and implement corrective measures as needed to maintain financial objectives.
  • Resource Allocation: Allocate resources, including personnel, equipment, and materials, efficiently to meet project requirements. 
  • Stakeholder Communication: Serve as the primary point of contact for clients, subcontractors, regulatory agencies, and other project stakeholders. 
  • Risk Management: Identify and assess project risks, develop risk mitigation strategies, and implement proactive measures to minimize potential impacts on project delivery. 
  • Quality Assurance: Implement quality control processes and procedures to ensure that workmanship meets or exceeds project specifications and client expectations. 
  • Change Management: Evaluate change requests, scope variations, and contract amendments thoroughly. 
  • Documentation and Reporting: Maintain accurate project documentation, including contracts, drawings, permits, RFIs, submittals, and change orders. 


  • Degree or Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Construction Management, or related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in project management, preferably in the utility or electrical construction industry.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing utility projects from initiation to closeout.
  • Strong leadership abilities with excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of applicable codes, standards, and regulations related to utility construction projects.

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About MatchBox

Headquartered in downtown Vancouver and serving clients nationally, MatchBox is one of the leading recruitment and solutions firms that specializes in the fields of IT & Technology, Engineering & Technical, Real Estate & Construction, and Accounting & Finance. We offer unrivaled expertise with our team's extensive experience in the recruitment and professional services industry. We are dedicated to building great connections and creating strong opportunities within the workforce and the labor market.


Equal Opportunities

MatchBox is committed to providing equal opportunities for all applicants. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, including members of minority groups such as racialized individuals, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and Indigenous peoples. It is a priority for us that all candidates are treated fairly and without discrimination. Our recruitment teams receive ongoing training on using objective criteria for evaluating candidates and other related topics to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.


Work Permits

Please note that we require all interested candidates to obtain the necessary work permits from the Government of Canada prior to submitting an application. This position is open exclusively to individuals residing in Canada and legally authorized to work in Canada. Applications not meeting these criteria will not be considered.


Further Consideration

We receive a high volume of applications and are only able to contact candidates who are selected for further consideration.


Find out more at www.matchboxhr.com

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