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SUPERINTENDENT OF MAINTENANCE – Project Manager – Material Resources – Temporary Position – 1 Year Contract

Position Description


Project Manager – Material Resources – Temporary Position – 1 year contract

Under the supervision of the Director of Building, the project manager will manage several construction projects of different values (between 50 000$ and 1 000 000$) in the different schools within the territory. The project manager will:

Analyze the status of the building and prioritize the projects

Initiate the selected projects

Plan the projects including budget planning and schedule planning

Execute the projects including budget follow-up and schedule follow up

Close the projects including budget closure

As a member of the Building Department Team, the Project manager can also be asked to:

Participate, upon request, in the consultative process for developing the objectives and strategies of the school board dealing with material resources, particularly in the incumbent’s sector of activity, and, where applicable, collaborate with other staff members in determining the annual action plan;

Participate in developing and updating policies, systems, standards, and procedures related to his or her sector of activity and ensure that they are applied;

Inspect the material and physical facilities of the school board;

Ensure the execution of preventive and corrective maintenance work and upkeep operations;

Ensure the smooth operation of all the systems relating to the functioning, maintenance, and protection of the facilities of the school board;

Prepare, upon request, the technical documents required for construction, conversion, and renovation project planning;

Collaborate with other staff members in preparing calls for tenders as regards maintenance and in selecting suppliers of services;

Collaborate in drafting, negotiating, and following up on service contracts;

Ensure that an inventory and verification system for equipment maintenance is developed, implemented, and updated;

Ensure the availability of all the materials required for the upkeep of the facilities of the school board;

Assume the responsibilities assigned to him or her as regards energy management;

Participate, upon request, in defining the rules and procedures concerning purchases, supplies, and inventory control;

Participate, upon request, in developing policies dealing with the conversion and use of premises, space, and equipment;

Collaborate with other staff members, upon request, in creating material resources management tools adapted to the needs of the institutions and other administrative units;

Assist, if necessary, the administrators of the institutions and administrative units of the school board;

Support, as required, the administrators of the school board by providing them with pertinent information.

Management of human, financial, material, and information resources of his or her sector of activity:

Participate in preparing the staffing plan;

Participate in selecting staff;

Supervise and evaluate the staff under his or her responsibility;

Assess the training needs of the staff under his or her responsibility;

Participate in preparing the budget for his or her sector of activity and monitor it, upon request;

Ensure the availability, functioning, and proper use of equipment and materials;

Participate in developing and updating information resources;

Ensure, in his or her sector of activity, the review and rationalization of administrative practices;

Represent, upon request, the school board or the administrative unit in matters related to his or her sector of activity;

Assume any other responsibility compatible with his or her function that may be assigned to him or her by the immediate superior.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

Diploma of college studies in a relevant field of study;

Six years of relevant experience or

Valid certificate of qualification for the practice of a trade relevant to the position;

Eight years of relevant experience.

Working Conditions:

Working conditions and salary are determined by R.R.C.E.M. (Regulation Respecting Condition of Employment of Management Staff).

Salary Range: $57,354.00 to $76,470.00

Start date: as soon as possible

End Date: to be determined

Application must include:

Resume (including detailed work history and education background)

A cover letter

Professional references


Only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.

The Western Quebec School Board is committed to building an educational community with the common purpose to realize the potential of all our students by cultivating a strong corps of support, professional, teaching and administrative excellence. We therefore encourage applications from Indigenous people, as well as from other racialized people groups, persons living with a disability, people of religious faith, and gender minorities. As an organization, we strive to hire individuals who reflect the communities we serve, and who embody and practice a love of life-long learning, teamwork, and the highest professional ethics. Our efforts to achieve a diverse workforce that contributes to a culturally safe working environment include establishing proactive employment practices to address systemic barriers and removing obstacles to hiring and retaining qualified people. We acknowledge that the lands upon which we live, learn, and work are the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabe peoples. We thank them for sharing these lands and commit, as an organization, as educators and as individuals, to an ongoing relationship that recognizes and respects the lands, traditions, and culture of the Anishinaabe people.

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