Project Manager - Audiovisual, Sales and Integration Division

Date Posted: Jun 08, 2018
Start Date: Jun 18, 2018

Salary: TBD
Province: Ontario
Region: Ottawa Area
City: Ottawa
Organization's Field/Discipline: Doesn't apply
Term: Full-time
Career Level: Intermediate

Organization Description

Solotech Inc.

Born out of the Montreal Olympics in 1976, SOLOTECH began official operations in 1977. Born with a pure passion for the profession, SOLOTECH has evolved from providing equipment rentals and sales to becoming the premier end-to-end provider of entertainment technology services.

Every SOLOTECH employee is encouraged to expand their skills and knowledge through ongoing training and development. As new technologies emerge, our employees and their talents evolve along with them, resulting in a personal pride that is reflected in our professional relationships.



Job Description

Solotech is 40 years of expertise in serving clients and artists in the audiovisual field on a local, national and international scale. Solotech is a leader for integrating the most advanced technology within the entertainment industry and is a leading partner in bringing innovative permanent installation projects to fruition. With a team of nearly 1000 employees in 8 offices across Canada and the United States, Solotech is experiencing rapid growth, thus offering a dynamic work environment with many exciting professional challenges and opportunities for development.

Reporting to the Operations Supervisor, the Project Manager is responsible for planning and coordinating the material, financial, labor and transportation requirements required for the smooth running of the projects. The incumbent is accountable for the quality of the project delivered by the team.

Key Responsibilities:
  • In collaboration with the operations team, participate in research, planning and project specification preparations;
  • Prepare the implementation schedule for the different phases of each project: develop a work plan, budget, allocation of resources, schedule and estimated time of delivery;
  • Participate in start-up and follow-up meetings;
  • Ensure the integration and synchronization of the various work teams involved in each project;
  • In collaboration with the supervisor of operations, participate in setting performance indicators and provide coaching with regards to day-to-day activities on project sites;
  • Develop and perform various project progress reviews and reports (work plan, budget, resource allocation, schedule, delivery estimates, actual and expected costs, schedule, deliverables, risks, etc.);
  • Follow-up on change notifications;
  • Establish relationships and maintain communication with clients, general contractors and architects, and act as a liaison (ex. Inform the client of any anomalies or unforeseen events in the project, official correspondence, follow-up of deliverables, meeting minutes, etc.);
  • Oversee the management of administrative files;
  • In collaboration with the controller of the division, ensure constant monitoring of the budget and periodically establish the job cost;
  • Ensure that the requested quality standards as stipulated in the contracts are respected and applied;
  • Obtain all required authorizations from the various organizations and ministries implicated in each project;
  • Ensure health and safety on sites through training and prevention;
  • Any other related task.


Requirements:

  • College or university diploma in project management or other related field;
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the Audiovisual industry;
  • Field experience on construction sites;
  • Completed PMP certification (an asset);
  • Expertise on construction sites (OHS meetings, inspections, OHS prevention, etc.);
  • Knowledge of project management tools;
  • Proficiency with current Office Suite software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, Outlook);
  • Proficiency with software such as Solusoft, Quickbase, Autocad, MS Project and Visual Planning (an asset);
  • Ability to manage a multidisciplinary team;
  • Ability to act as a systems designer prior to onsite installation (an asset);
  • Knowledge of the audiovisual industry;
  • Experience with system designing and AutoCAD (an asset); 
  • Ability to determine hardware and complementary installation equipment requirements (an asset);
  • Completed ASP Construction training;
  • Available to travel to different project sites;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • High level of fluency in English, both oral and written;
  • Strong ability to work within tight deadlines and manage pressure;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Demonstrate rigor and attention to detail;
  • Act diplomatically;
  • Highly developed organizational skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Strong active listening skills;
  • Strong customer service skills;
  • Ability to adapt to change;
  • Good team player with a collaborative spirit;
  • Resourceful and autonomous.


Additional Info:

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Solotech is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. At any stage of the hiring process, the Human Resources Department will work with applicants requesting accommodation.

How to Apply:

If this position interests you, please submit your CV to drh@solotech.com and join our team!

Contact Info:

Email: drh@solotech.com
Website: https://solotech.com/

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