Project Manager – Mechanical / HVAC

Plumbing/Mechanical / Plomberie / Mécanique Sarnia, Ontario London, Ontario


Position at Ainsworth

If you thrive in a team-oriented workplace that challenges your skills, to drive your career development, embraces diversity and rewards innovation, with competitive pay and great employee programs, join the Ainsworth team today! 

Job Summary

The Project Manager is an integral member of the project team responsible for delivering programs and projects of varying size and complexity, with a primary responsibility to oversee the execution and ultimately the completion of projects. This role will participate in program and project planning, scheduling, organizing and controlling delivery activities, and ongoing governance and reporting activities.  


  • Creates and maintains project schedules for own projects and on behalf of other program and project managers
  • Provides input on drafting and issuing project proposals, RFP’s, budgets, cash flows, preliminary schedules, and presentations
  • Produces and distributes all project data as required
  • Collects and centralizes documentation related to the project (e.g. regular status reports, time sheets, expense claims, etc.)
  • Monitors and reports on issues and risks associated with the targets and milestones of the project, and suggests and manages risk mitigation actions
  • Updates of risk registers, issue logs and decision logs and assists program and project managers with these tasks
  • Prepares project organization and communication charts
  • Reviews and makes recommendations on quotations, and helps the Business’s Finance and Project administration team(s) and ensure compliance with procurement policies and procedures
  • Uses project scheduling and control tools to monitor projects plans, work hours, budgets and expenditures
  • Tracks the progress and quality of work being performed by design disciplines and trades
  • Reviews field inspection reports from Consultants throughout the lifecycle of the project, and flags important issues (e.g., late deliverables, budget status, missing status reporting, etc.)
  • Tracks and manages contemplated change notices and change orders
  • Prepares substantial completion certificates and ensures all required project close out documents are obtained
  • Assists program managers with the scheduling of meetings, workshops, and other activities both internal and external to the business unit
  • Prepares meeting facilities, materials and logistics; plans and prepares meeting agendas, and assists with the coordination of the participants
  • Attends meetings as required, performs follow-up on commitments and action items, proactively identifies risks related to timelines for critical path items, identifying task scheduling conflicts, etc.
  • Monitors and manages the project’s critical path, including the scheduling and completion of specific deliverables and assists the program and project managers with these tasks
  • Perform all job functions in a safe and healthful manner, abiding by and in accordance with all applicable Health, Safety and Environmental company policies and government legislation/regulations
  • Adhere to the Company’s Quality System operating procedures and processes.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Management


  • 6+ years’ experience in HVAC/R and mechanical projects management 
  • Trade certification or PMP an asset.
  • Effective customer service as well as verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications; Procore, AutoCAD, BIM360, JDE and Excel.
  • Demonstrated coordination, organizational, interpersonal, and time management skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, work within a fast-paced environment, and prioritize conflicting demands.
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and motivate field technical employees and subcontractors.
Why work at Ainsworth (a GDI company)? 
Ainsworth (a GDI company) is growing at an unprecedented rate and to help attract and retain top talent, we provide benefits on your first day with us. We offer a wide variety of benefits including the following:  
Benefits: Comprehensive health, dental and medical benefits, including wellness supports, RRSP matching and generous vacation 
Rewards: Service milestones and peer recognition plus Employee Discounts and Incentives 
Flexibility: Hybrid working models, where applicable 
Diversity: An inclusive organization that embraces diversity and belonging; work in a great team atmosphere with future potential for promotion within company 
While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted. 
Ainsworth (a GDI company) 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 (a GDI company) is an integrated multi-trade company, offering 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.