Project Manager - Facilities

  • Req ID: 75625
  • Department: Strategic Planning
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Saskatchewan wide, Saskatchewan
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel: 40-50%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 08/22/2019


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. 



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.



  • Supervise, counsel and coordinate professional consultants in areas related to design and planning of facilities, project and construction management, cost estimating, project scheduling, contracts, construction and reconciliation of budgets;
  • Review the performance of consultants and contractors to verify that quality, cost and schedule objectives are maintained;
  • Prepare and review project cost estimates for appropriation of funds relating to facilities (estimates may range up to $10M);
  • Negotiate with the construction manager, contractors, suppliers and consultants to ensure the Company derives maximum benefits from its expenditures;
  • Ensure a proper liaison and working relationship the Historic Sites and Monuments Board with respect to projects in Company owned Heritage Buildings as well as with municipal and government code and transport authorities with respect to any issues to be resolved;
  • Ensure that CP safety requirements are adhered to on all sites;
  • 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 current and four year planning;
  • Establish work priorities, sets objectives, appraises the performance of indirect subordinates and ensures that they follow the process for all project.;
  • Responsible for all Solar and Energy Management projects in determining feasibility and project execution.
  • Accountable for the facility generator and UPS system’s preventative maintenance to ensure business continuity.
  • Administer electrical contracts, including safety orientation, field inspection and supervision of contract work on various projects on the Region.  Coordinate work activities with internal and external departments and customers to ensure safe, cost-effective execution of projects and programmed maintenance work



  • Must possess a Degree in Architecture, Engineering or Facilities related designation. Preference will be given to Electrical Engineers;
  •  A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the field of Architecture, Engineering or Facility Management;
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation would be considered an asset;
  • 2+ years’ experience managing staff.
  • 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 and CADD).



  • 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").