Project Manager Mechanical (Refrigeration & HVAC)

HVAC / CVAC Edmonton, Alberta


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Position Summary

The Project Manager will be responsible for the overall execution and performance of service executed on mechanical or technical retrofit construction projects. The role will be responsible for consistent and repeatable project management standardized procedures and processes, achieving financial results on assigned projects and provide project coordination for day to day activities of Ainsworth employees and sub-contractors. The role will also be responsible for new work and change orders from the existing customer base, will provide services on project estimating and estimating reviews and will act as a technical resource for sales on large projects.


  • Plans, execute and controls assigned projects.
  • Oversees the commissioning process to ensure that it is performed in accordance with Ainsworth’s standard practices.
  • Resolves issues where other parties impact the commissioning process.
  • Facilitates escalation of product-related problems.
  • Secures new work and change orders from the existing customer base.
  • Estimates work and present proposals to the customer.
  • Acts as a technical resource for Sales on large projects.
  • Assists sales in project development efforts and performs pre-bid reviews.
  • Recruits hires and develops resources to staff the project team.
  • Coordinates the drawing layouts / detailing for a proper job installation.
  • Analyzes financial reporting systems and project schedules to proactively address potential problems and manage risk. Investigates solutions and establishes project recovery plans.
  • Provides ongoing cost and estimate analysis reporting. Manages allocation of costs to financial reporting systems.
  • Uses Ainsworth’s standard tracking and reporting tools to effectively communicate project progress and financial status to management.
  • Proactively investigates opportunities for improvements in the project scope that will result in value-added change orders.
  • Performs associated cost estimates, prepares proposals and secures customer acceptance.
  • Responsible for asset management including collections, cost control, progress billings and payables.
  • Oversees assigned projects for compliance with specifications, local codes and installation techniques.
  • Uses negotiation skills to consistently resolve disputes.
  • Manages material procurement, warehousing and logistics processes.
  • Provides high quality written communications.
  • Ensures project document controls are in compliance with contract requirements and Ainsworth’s Controls standards.
  • Develops and maintains viable long-term relationships with customers and subcontractors.
  • Attends job progress meetings as required.
  • Ensures subcontractors understand the expectations of the project.
  • Ensures transition to appropriate Ainsworth’s Truck-based team is achieved.
  • Coordinates the performance of owner training requirements.
  • Adheres to safety standards.
  • Ensures that Ainsworth’s team members and subcontractors adhere to safety standards.



  • The ideal candidate will be trade certified and a licensed plumber/gasfitter and/or Refrigeration Mechanic with a minimum of (7) years experience. 
  • A minimum of (5) years experience as a Mechanical Project Manager with a track record of successfully completing Mechanical and HVAC retrofit bid/spec and design-build projects in the commercial marketplace.  
  • Project experience should include hot water boiler systems, chiller water systems, piping reconstruction projects and HVAC Retrofit and ductwork projects.
  • The candidate will be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Project.   In addition, the candidate will have experience in project setup, execution and regular financial reporting and project closeout


Schedule: Full Time

Shift: N/A

Length of Contract: N/A

Work Location: Edmonton

Travel Requirements:  Yes, within Edmonton


While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Ainsworth is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Qualified designated group members are encouraged to apply as any reasonable accommodation of qualifications will be considered as per our Accommodation Policy, available upon request.

Ainsworth is an integrated multi-trade company, offering an end-to-end services and solutions for all asset maintenance and refurbishment requirements of our customers. We are continually striving to create better and more advanced products as well as provide the highest quality service. We are rapidly growing and need talented professionals to help drive our vision at becoming the best multi-trade company in the country! Join us…. Make a difference.

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