Project Manager

    Project Manager


    DILFO is one of Eastern Ontario’s largest mechanical contracting, HVAC services, and plumbing & heating firms. We specialize in large-scale design-build & design-assist projects, new commercial construction, and tenant fit-ups. We also offer HVAC maintenance and 24-hour emergency service available 7 days per week.  DILFO employs a large team of highly skilled professionals, is dedicated to performance excellence, and committed to continuous learning, safety and protecting the environment.


    We are seeking a Project Manager to join our Mechanical team, overseeing HVAC systems and controls as part of our construction project team. A Project Manager with DILFO will have the opportunity to be challenged with unique projects while being able to draw on the expertise of an existing experienced team. We are an ever-growing team that is looking for new team members that will help build DILFO with the same excellence and integrity we started with.


    The Team
    DILFO is proud to have a strong team culture that heavily invests in employee wellness and our community. We host regular social events including: Pub nights, golf day, pizza Fridays, and more. We are extremely invested in our local community, partnering with the YMCA for the Cycle for Strong Kids annually, donating to the Ottawa Food Bank, and donating to charities our employees support. Our employees are offered a competitive benefits program that supports complete wellness.


    Job Purpose/Summary:
    The Project Manager is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control, and completion of specific projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments, and goals.  Accomplishes project objectives by planning, organizing, leading, and controlling resources to meet established goals and objectives within cost, schedule, and performance requirements.


    Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:


    The Project Manager’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:


    • Receiving purchase order for the project, reviewing bid, specs, and drawings.
    • Reviewing construction drawings and attending construction meetings to ensure the integrity of the building systems.
    • Scheduling and attending on-site kick-off meeting with the General Contractor, major trades, and coordinate with CAD and other trades.
    • Managing day-to-day client interaction; set and manage client expectations; communicating effectively with client to identify needs and evaluate alternative solutions.
    • Reviewing contracts and identifying revisions, changes, and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers and sub-contractors.
    • Coordinating the day-to-day activities of the project team as well as directing the flow of work to ensure that project objectives are met.
    • Working with Foremen to ensure that workers are working safely and following the safe work policies and procedures of Dilfo Mechanical’s health and safety policy.




  • 5+ years of experience in a project management role with a construction or design-build company.
  • Demonstrated success in managing pre-construction processes for major, complex projects.
  • Demonstrated experience managing and leading complex teams of subtrades and suppliers.
  • Experience in ensuring safe, environmentally responsible, efficient, and effective projects.
  • Proven experience in project planning, risk management and change management.


  • Relevant post-secondary education in the construction field such as construction management, construction science, mechanical engineering, certified mechanical engineering technologist/applied science technologist.


    Technical Skills:
  • Strong project management skills (project management certification considered an asset quality).
  • Exceptional knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and construction contract documents.



    We thank all applicants for their interest in working at DILFO; only those identified for further consideration will be contacted.


    DILFO Mechanical does not accept and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited résumés from recruitment agencies. Recruitment agencies should not submit resumes in response to this posting to DILFO employees or any associated company location.