March 13, 2024

Project Manager

$100,000–$140,000 a year - Permanent, Full-time


Rock Construction & Mining Inc in Kamloops, BC


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • RRSP match
  • Vision Care

Full job description

Rock Construction & Mining Inc. (RCMI) is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Project Manager to work with our technical team on mining and construction projects across Canada. This position will be based out of our head office in Kamloops, with occasional out-of-town work, and come with industry-best wages and benefits. The successful candidate will oversee all aspects of drilling and blasting projects, emphasizing safety, quality, contract management, and relationship management.

About Us:

Join one of Canada’s largest rock excavation contractors specializing in drilling and blasting operations. Scopes of work include construction and mining projects of every size and complexity in locations across Canada.

Since 2002, RCMI has secured its reputation as a trusted partner in drilling and blasting applications such as road and highway construction, quarry and mine production, infrastructure foundations and hydroelectric development. Founded with the philosophy of providing a safe, efficient, and guaranteed service, in meeting all client expectations, RCMI believes that people are the greatest asset and utilizes the valuable resources gained through worker engagement.


  • Develop comprehensive project plans and schedules and oversee the complete lifecycle of project execution.
  • Coordinate with RCMI’s operations, maintenance, and administrative teams to ensure projects are completed effectively.
  • Continually monitor and assess project risks and actively implement mitigation strategies.
  • Manage, track, and report on project schedules, costs, and revenues.
  • Review and interpret contract terms and conditions, ensuring compliance.
  • Manage changes to contracts and negotiate variations as needed.
  • Coordinate with the Operations Manager to forecast and allocate personnel, equipment, and materials.
  • Optimize resource utilization to enhance project efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
  • Procure and manage subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Maintain the document control system for a project.
  • Demonstrate leadership in safety and uphold RCMI’s safety culture.
  • Ensure compliance with RCMI’s health, safety, and environment procedures and applicable industry regulations.
  • Implement, maintain, and track quality control measures throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Identify and address any deviations from quality standards promptly.
  • Serve as clients' primary point of contact, providing regular updates on project progress.
  • Address client concerns and inquiries promptly and professionally.
  • Foster positive client relationships to secure future business opportunities.
  • Provide input to the estimator in developing accurate project costs, execution plans, and schedules.
  • Work with the RCMI senior management team to advance the company’s business strategy.

Personal Attributes:

  • Highly organized, detail orientated able to prioritize.
  • Work accurately and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Advanced computer skills with Word, Excel, Outlook, and CAD programs.
  • Ability to work with and lead others in a team setting.
  • Ability to delegate and possess supervisory skills.
  • Good rapport with customers and service-oriented.
  • Knowledge of OHS and Mining Regulations is considered an asset.
  • The position is local to Kamloops, but travel will be required to specific projects outside of the area within Canada.
  • Valid Driver’s License

Desired Education:

  • Engineering Degree or Diploma
  • Preferred areas of study: Mining, Civil, Construction Management
  • Candidates without a degree/diploma will be considered with proven experience.
  • PMI training is considered an asset

Desired experience:

  • Civil 3D MinePlan 3D, or similar
  • Microsoft Project or similar
  • Drilling and Blasting
  • Mining
  • Civil Construction – earthworks/infrastructure

Preference will be given to those candidates with proven experience in a mining/civil background.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position offers a competitive salary and benefit package, which is negotiable based on knowledge and experience.

We thank all who apply for your interest in working with RCMI. Only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted for an interview. Applications and queries relating to the role are welcomed via email or chat function only. Please do not call the office.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $100,000.00-$140,000.00 per year


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed


  • Bachelor's Degree (preferred)


  • Project management: 3 years (preferred)

Work Location: In person

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