Harbinger Network Published: February 13, 2017
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For over 50 years, this premiere electrical contractor has provided construction services to the commercial, municipal, light industrial and institutional market sectors. The company has successfully completed a diverse range of projects throughout Canada including office towers, shopping centres, hotels, educational institutions and hospital complexes. Their experienced team plans, manages and constructs projects of all sizes using highly automated fabrication and construction practices with advanced technical, reporting & communication systems.

Reporting to the Vice President Operations, General Manager will be the leader for the Alberta operations and responsible for planning and directing all activities including financial performance, within the region. This position will be accountable for establishing and maintaining a team to operate in the respective Calgary area.


-Operations Management

-Leads and monitors operational activities, including resource allocation, budget and schedule management, subcontractor management, procurement and contract negotiations; directs the production process

-Interacts with consultants/contractors/partners; inspects and monitors contractual work to ensure compliance with plans, specifications

-Ensures safety and quality assurance programs are followed

-Ensures compliance with corporate policies, industry best practices, and municipal, provincial, and federal standards

-Works with the management team to coordinate business development activity and prioritize future projects

-Financial/ Risk Management

-Establishes operating budget and provides fiscal direction to the business unit

-Ensures timely and accurate invoicing of completed work

-Tracks costs and ensures accurate accounting of project and overhead expenses

-Audits progress of on-going projects. Identifies risks and keeps executive management team appraised of status


-Works with the CEO to identify new market opportunities

-Develop, implement, and maintain short, medium and long-range operational plans, including budget documents, estimates, and project proposals

-Human Resource Management

-Supports electrical personnel

-Mentors team to develop individual skill sets

-Recommends personnel actions such as hiring, promotions, disciplinary actions, merit increases

-Motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance

-Stakeholder Relations

-Maintains and develops relationships with Clients

-Maintains and develops relationships with Subcontractors and business partners

-Maintains and develops relationships with Unions


-Demonstrated track record of leadership and senior level management capabilities;

-A minimum of 15+ years of experience in the construction industry, and at least 7+ years of experience in a senior management capacity.

-Strong communication and team building skills;

-Ability to set strategic direction, creative thinking (thinking outside the box), facilitate diverse teams and capitalize on business opportunities;

-Track record of developing and expanding market share in a new geographic territory.

-Conversant with estimating, budgeting and scheduling of industrial construction projects

-P&L Experience, accustomed to reviewing / interpreting financial reports

-Organized team leader; analytical problem-solver, results oriented, strong verbal and written communication skills

-Proficient with MS Office, estimating, and project management software


Business strategy, and planning

Developing people

Business Unit growth and profitability

Executing construction projects in a safe, efficient, ethical and financially accountable manner

If you feel that you would like to explore the potential of this opportunity then I encourage you to apply privately.

Please send your resume in WORD format to: davidh@harbingernetwork.ca

Apply with confidence as Harbinger Network respects your privacy and will keep your application private and confidential. While only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview, be sure to continually check out website for other related positions as they are posted. www.harbingernetwork.ca

Why many like you are joining our NETWORK

Harbinger Network Inc. is recognized by construction professionals across Canada for working in partnership with them to effectively meet their career objectives with the best companies in Canada. Harbinger Network has an outstanding and proven track record of placing top professionals with the most sought-after construction companies based on important considerations including: salary and benefits, location, projects and career path.

Harbinger Network specializes in the following industries:

-ICI Buildings - schools, hospitals, rec centres, police stations, retrofits, renovations , corporate interiors, tenant improvements, various commercial facilities
-Heavy/Civil Construction - bridges, tunnels, roads, highways, sewers, water main, wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations, purification
-Mechanical and Electrical Contracting
-High-Rise Commercial and Residential
-Low-Rise residential
-Owner’s Representatives
-Sub Contractors and Suppliers – all divisions

To learn more about Harbinger Network and opportunities within the construction industry, visit: www.harbingernetwork.ca or contact us at 905-257-9691

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