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General Electric Project Manager for Construction & Commissioning in Brossard, Canada

Job Description Summary

The Project Manager Construction & Commissioning (PMCC), reporting to the regional C&C Project Management Leader, will be responsible for controlling and supporting the field operations tasks with respect to scope, schedule, and budget. Based on business needs, the PMCC may be more involved with tendering stage of a project, execution phase, or a mix of the two. The PMCC will support multiple projects at one time across the region.

Job Description

About us

GE Renewable Energy’s portfolio of solutions for hydropower generation includes the broadest range of hydro solutions and services: from water to wire, from individual equipment to complete turnkey solutions, for new plants and the installed base. At GE, we believe that the combination of our extensive hydro and digital intelligence makes GE Renewable Energy well-suited to serve the intense & ongoing energy transition. Smarter and more connected, GE’s hydro plants no longer just generate power, they store it and deliver it to the grid with an unmatched level of predictability, flexibility and efficiency. GE is the largest player with 30% of globally installed base in hydro storage. The company’s turbines and generators portfolio represent more than 25% of the total installed capacity worldwide and encompasses a wide range of solutions from 5 MW to 850 MW power per unit to meet a wide range of needs.

Why we come to work

At GE Renewable Energy, our Project Managers work with integrity, great commitment, and incredible collaborative skills. Their projects can be global and complex, so they thrive under pressure and complicated management chains. While the work can be tough, the sense of pride they feel at the end result motivates our Project Managers to hang tough and focus on outcomes. Through your personal integrity and unparalleled organizational skills, you can work in a role that delivers an incredible sense of accomplishment, making a mark on the future of our world.


  • Execution (80%):

  • Support C&C team in preparing the site for mobilization and execution.

  • Navigate and control a fully resource loaded schedule (MSP and/or Primavera)

  • Support in schedule preparation & updating

  • Scope management.

  • Proactive engagement in R&O assessment, able to drive outside-the-box opportunities to fruition, as well as effectively mitigate/eliminate risks.

  • Build robust project financial and physical progress tracking structure and forecasting, and ensure project team is aligned accordingly

  • Leverage other functions as well as teams within C&C (Methods, Special Tooling, other PMCCs, etc.) to ensure smooth execution

  • Utilize and reinforce the usage of business standards tools across all project’s portfolio

  • Tendering (20%):

  • Analyze specification & participate in Base of Scope definition

  • Determine strategy pertaining to labour, scheduling, logistics, conditions, etc.

  • Work with Supply Chain & Engineering functions for multi-functional strategy

  • Leverage reference projects executed in the past

  • Work with Costing team to ensure correct strategy is chosen & ultimately validate the costing estimates

  • Prepare risks & opportunities for C&C.

  • Occasional travel for site visits

  • Attend the various gate reviews

The split between tendering & execution may fluctuate with business needs.

Required Qualifications :

  • University Degree in a technical or management field (or equivalent experience);

  • Project Management experience;

  • Power generation experience;

  • Field Management experience;

  • Experience with technical concepts (including Hydro Machines, turbines, generators, etc.);

  • Knowledge/aptitude with IT programs(i.e. MS Office, Excel, MS Project).

Desired Characteristics :

  • Project Management Certification;

  • Excellent leadership skills;

  • Strong EHS culture;

  • Strong influencer and capacity to lead change across the Field Ops function;

  • 5+ years of experience in Hydro field execution;

  • Bilingual (English and French) highly preferred

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No