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Project Manager - Facilities (Electrical)

  • Req ID: 80584
  • Department: Strategic Planning
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel: 30-40%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 10/28/2020


Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts. CP provides North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit to see the rail advantages of CP. For more on our purpose, culture, and strategy, visit



As the Project Manager you will oversee the Project Management services to the various entities and subsidiaries for CP in for the assigned region, for all leased and owned sites. You will develop and deliver the overall design of the project and to track and update budgets and schedules throughout the course of a project to ensure that it is completed on time and within budgets established and approved.



  • Administer electrical contracts, including safety orientation, field inspection and supervision of contract work on various projects for the assigned region. Coordinate work activities with internal and external departments and customers to ensure safe, cost-effective execution of projects and programmed maintenance work;
  • Accountable for the facilities generator, data center operations and UPS system’s preventative maintenance to ensure business continuity;
  • Design and Manage electrical projects on a day to day basis to ensure completion within schedule and budget;
  • Ensure any related environmental issues are dealt with according to company mandated policies and local codes, as they relate to projects;
  • Prepare budget requirements for multi-year planning;
  • Responsible for all Solar and Energy Management projects in determining feasibility and project execution;
  • Oversee all assigned facilities construction project from conception to delivery;
  • Review each project in-depth to schedule tasks, subcontractors, tools, equipment, and materials deliveries;
  • Review work progress on a daily basis, manage the costs and the behaviors of the site personnel under their charge;
  • Review the performance of contractors to verify that quality, cost and schedule objectives are maintained;
  • Prepare and review project cost estimates for appropriation of funds relating to facilities;
  • Negotiate with the construction manager, contractors, suppliers and consultants to ensure the Company derives maximum benefits from its expenditures;
  • Ensure that CP safety requirements are adhered to on all sites.



  • Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related designation;
  • Preference will be given to Electrical Engineers with minor in Computer Science;
  • Experience with computer systems and data center operations is required;
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the field of Engineering or Facility Management;
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation would be considered an asset;
  • Proven design, production, administration and contract skills;
  • Strong project management skills;
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills;
  • Ability to communicate to all levels of management within the Company;
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, SAP, Revit and AutoCAD).




  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program 
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy



As an employer with national presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.


Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:     

  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check


Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CP. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.


CP is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").




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