Project Manager

Construction - Office Ottawa, Ontario





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Ottawa, Ontario


Mattamy Homes Canada


Construction – Office

Employment Type:


Reports to:

Vice President, Construction


When it comes to forward-thinking homebuilding and thoughtfully planned communities, Canadians think of Mattamy Homes. And that success is centred on a foundation of great people, because our team is as solid as they come. At Mattamy, we are optimistic, hardworking and supportive. Together we learn and grow as we strive to create a positive impact in the homebuilding industry. Contributing to the Mattamy Way means being surrounded by caring people who encourage you to be exactly who you are. It means your opinion is invited and your contributions count. And it means a career filled with pride, knowing you’re part of an environmentally-conscious, action-oriented organization with big plans for the future. The opportunity to bring the future of living to homeowners based on what Canadians value is exciting – and we’re making it happen.


Learn more about what makes working at Mattamy special and our award-winning culture.


What we offer

In keeping with Mattamy Mission of providing The Best Homeowner Experience and adhering to industry best practices and policies, the Project Manager will provide full-time project and construction management and has frequent interaction with the Midrise Management team, consultants, and Site Management. Oversees the projects performance in relation to its budget, schedule, and quality. Ensures contracts are up to date in accordance with the construction process and reviews them on a regular basis.


What you’ll do

  • Creates a thorough, cost effective budget for Midrise developments with consideration of Ottawa market comparators, Ottawa trade resources and Ottawa labour resources.
  • Demonstrates expertise in midrise, mixed-use development.
  • Demonstrates expertise with budget creation and operational strategy.
  • During the design management process, prepares estimates and value engineering analysis, peer reviews, and constructability reviews.
  • Develops, prepares, and maintains detailed project schedule in conjunction with VP Construction, Site Superintendents, Production Managers and Project Managers.
  • Creates and maintains comprehensive budgets, monitoring and managing costs on actuals versus budget and ensures communication and reports are provided and reviewed by VP Construction on a regular basis.
  • Plans, organizes, and conducts regular meetings with staff to review manpower, materials, quality, production, and safety and communicate business updates as required.
  • Manage contracts by being responsible for solicitation, evaluation and selection of consultants and sub-trades while ensuring compliance with the procedures and policies.
  • Review and provide analysis of drawings and specifications ensuring communication to the project team including site staff, trades etc.
  • Partners with the current Project Manager and Project Coordinator in the processing of submittals, requests for information, site instructions, change order and notice of change. Specifically, manage the change order process through negotiation and cost assessment. Understand and communicate the implication of Change Orders for the project.
  • Work closely with Site Superintendent to understand and plan for construction methods, resource requirements, capacity, and timelines.
  • Responsible for establishing and implementing a quality assurance and quality control program.
  • Ensures a collaborative working environment throughout the execution of project amongst all staff and stakeholders.
  • Continuously stays up to date with best practices and industry trends.
  • Carry out additional tasks as assigned.

What you bring

  • Post-secondary education in Engineering, Architecture, Business or related field, or suitable combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum 3 years of progressive experience in ICI and/or Midrise construction industry ideally with experience estimating & purchasing.
  • Expertise in budget creation of mixed use, midrise development.
  • Experience in Design and Construction Management with understanding the stages of the Design and Construction process preferred.
  • Forward planning and thinking; scheduling; coordinating consultants and internal resources.
  • Financial Management: always managing by the numbers and understanding the projects financial position.
  • Strategic execution: assisting in the development of project strategy; calling on the right people at the right time; challenging the process.
  • Communication: professional internal financial and timeline reporting; integrating well with all internal departments; early detection of issues.
  • Negotiation skills: professional experience dealing ethically to resolve issues to maximize financial outcome while still maintaining relationships.
  • Relationship skills: consistently balancing the interests of all stakeholders (internal, consulting partners, municipal, political, suppliers, trades).
  • Teamwork – overall contribution to the team; proactively helping others; consistent positive attitude; mentoring, teaching, training, and learning.
  • Superior computer skills with MS Office – particularly Excel & MS Project. Working knowledge of AutoCAD is an asset.
  • Working knowledge of house building and construction material purchasing.
  • Understanding of the Ontario Building Code.
  • Valid Class G driver’s license with the ability to travel as required to various job sites.


We encourage applicants who meet most of the role requirements to hit that submit button and apply! It’s okay if you don’t have 100% of the requirements. If you’re the right candidate, we’ll help you learn and grow.


Who we are

Mattamy Homes is the largest privately owned homebuilder in North America, with 40-plus years of history across Canada and the United States. Every year, Mattamy helps more than 8,000 families realize their dream of home ownership. In Canada, our communities stretch across the Greater Toronto Area as well as in Ottawa, Calgary and Edmonton.


Be yourself. We want it that way.

At Mattamy, we're passionate ab​​out creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone can do their best work.  Diversity and inclusion are important to the work we do to support our homebuyers, colleagues, and communities. From how we build our teams to cultivating our leaders, we're on a journey toward a welcoming, barrier-free culture for everyone. ​​​​


Mattamy Homes Canada is committed to providing accommodation for people with disabilities. If you require accommodation through any aspects of the selection process, please notify us on your application and we will work with you to meet your needs.


Qualified applicants will be contacted directly by the Talent Acquisition team.

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