Project Executive

Project Executive/Division President


Reporting to the CEO the Project Executive (PX) must be a highly motivated, adaptable and experienced individual in multiple aspects of a construction services company. You’ll also need 10+ years of construction site safety experience supporting large, heavy industrial construction projects. The PX must have proven leadership capabilities, the highest ethical standards and the skills to both lead and develop others. The PX must be able to lead, manage, and coordinate all phases of our construction services throug preconstruction, construction (Project Management) and closeout by leading and developing the team of Field Supervisors, Estimators, Workers and Assistants who have the skills to execute on their defined roles.


Primary responsibilities for this role include:

        Working with the Estimating and Business Development teams to secure work;

        Overseeing the different phases of installation and ensuring the team executes on the job site, and properly services the stages of the projects.

Ensuring compliance and safety requirements within the projects and promoting company products that maintain the highest level of safety requirements

        Supporting business development activities by maintaining long lasting relationships with clients, the design community, engineers and other organizations which enhance future business development opportunities.

        Coaching, mentoring and developing a diverse team and ensuring growth opportunities to achieve both individual and corporate goals and objectives.

The PX will have direct responsibility for a team of Field Supervisors, Estimators, Workers and Assistants.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


Success of the PX will be measured on:

        The success of projects executed by their team. This includes:

        Client satisfaction

        Project Management – schedule, budget/cost, construction, risk

        Financial performance, Job Costing and Profitability

        Safety performance


        Employee engagement and development

        Maximizing the skills and resources of others.

        Creating positive development opportunities, mentoring staff and assisting direct reports in the advancement of their careers.

        Identifying and/or securing new projects.

        Successfully leading operational improvement initiatives related to our strategic plan.


Job Duties:




        Provide leadership to initiate and influence change.

        Support Business Development activities by maintaining and enhancing relationships with your personal network and past clients and leveraging those relationships to secure profitable projects.

                Develop and/or Promote and advance the latest industry technologies, systems, processes and innovations to ensure that the Company maintains its position as an industry leader in construction services.


Talent Management

        Maximize the skills and resources of others.

        Create positive development opportunities, mentoring staff and assisting direct reports in the advancement of their careers.

        Build diverse, high performing teams, through coaching, training and development opportunities and creating opportunities for new and challenging experiences.

        Promote career enhancing opportunities for and the development of staff

        Demonstrate high standards of personal accountability, integrity and ethics and instill these same characteristics in the people who you lead.

        Develop and monitor risk management/mitigation plans and strategies to support the project teams as well as protect the company assets.


Project Cycle – Success will be measured on projects executed by your team in the areas of:

        Client satisfaction

        Meet client expectations measured through client satisfaction surveys and feedback.

        Project Management – schedule, budget/cost, construction, risk

        Support the Business Development team by participating or taking a leadership role in the interview stage of securing work.

        Provide general Project Management oversight in all phases of construction.

        Provide leadership to individual logistical plans and project scheduling.

        Provide overall accountability for successful delivery of multiple projects and/or a major project(s).

        Provide oversight, leadership and be accountable for the development and maintenance of the master project schedule.

        Accountable for safety, quality, and compliance programs for your teams’ project(s).

        Financial performance

        Conduct individual project reviews for the project portfolio and be accountable for the financial management, schedule, execution and safety of the projects.


       Safety performance

       Collaborate with Environmental Health and Safety staff and management to ensure the safe execution of the project sites to achieve an end goal of Zero lost-time accidents.



Experience and Skills:
Degree or diploma in construction or engineering.
Minimum of 10 years in construction with at least 8 years managing progressively larger and more complex projects and teams.
Estimating and/or Business Development experience is a definite asset.
On site Project Coordination, or Project Management experience.
Previous experience working on a remote or logistical challenging project.
Proven leadership skills, with a strong focus on mentoring and motivating.
Demonstrated ability to manage key relationships, including clients, business partners, government agencies, and subtrades.
Able to identify key issues; creatively and strategically overcome internal and external challenges or obstacles.
A clear and solid understanding of the issues faced by the organization, including, but not limited to market conditions, project challenges, financial, client and or subtrades issues.
Sound understanding of risk management.
Knowledge of Human Resources policies, practices, and procedures.
Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.
High level of integrity, confidentially, and accountability.
Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills.
A well-defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills.
Outstanding listening and communication skills are essential.


Key Behaviours:

        Accepts responsibility, is accountable and holds your team accountable.

        Adopts creative solutions and capitalizes on the experience of those around you and thinks outside the box.

        Always acts with a high ethical standard and leads with integrity.

        Takes ownership when a leader is needed and initiative when the opportunity arises.

        Is a strong collaborator and communicator with peers and other departments.

        Creates opportunities to develop others.

        Provides timely and meaningful feedback.

        Focuses on client satisfaction, safety, and performance.

        Will make difficult and critical business decisions.


        Provides clear and consistent communication.

        Honest, ethical and straight forward business conduct.

        Coach, mentor.

        Drives business and project performance in line with our core values.

        Identifies new business opportunities.



In addition to Clark Builders Core Competencies of:


        Customer Service Orientation


        Results Orientation

        Networking/Relationship Building



Competencies & Skills Include:

        Budgets/Cost Control

        Decision Making/Judgment


        Interpersonal Skills  


        Managing Conflict  

        Managing for Results  

        Managing Performance  

        Negotiation Skills  

        Organizational Savvy  

        People Development  

        Problem Solving/Analysis  


        Sales Skills  


        Vision and Values

        Work Environment/Safety 

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