Assistant Project Manager – Utilities and Municipal Infrastructure

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LOCATION: North Vancouver, BC (Hybrid)

As an infrastructure consultancy acting as owner’s representatives for utility and municipal clients, Maven delivers projects and services that will serve the communities where we live, work and play. And it starts with our people – motivated to do our best work and make an impact.

We are looking for a professional who has a strong background in municipal infrastructure projects, and most importantly aligns with our team values (Safety, Wellbeing, Respect, Quality, Collaborate & Growth Mindset).  This position is based in the Greater Vancouver area and will be responsible for supporting capital infrastructure projects for our municipal clients.

Why Join Maven:

  • Grow with us – Take on new projects and share your experience with our team
  • Work on interesting projects – system upgrades to capital infrastructure projects
  • Be supported through training, team meetings, peer coaching, and townhalls
  • Receive competitive compensation and health benefits
  • Attend staff events and contribute to our Share 1% program
  • Work in a professional, friendly, and respectful culture – named as a Best Place to Work for Inclusion and Mental Health
  • Work in a flexible and hybrid work environment – spend 2-3 days in our North Vancouver office or work remotely from home
  • Contribute to a growth-oriented business – Maven has been recognized as one of the fastest growing professional service companies in Western Canada


  •  Follow project delivery processes to ensure projects are completed in the most cost-effective manner, meeting client standards and quality requirements
  • Plan and manage projects through all phases: initiation and planning, design, procurement, construction, commissioning, and closeout
  • Develop plans and monitor project progress using charters and project management plans, risk assessments, schedules, budgets, cashflows, procurement plans, quality plans, and communication plans
  • Manage change through-out the project; problem solve unexpected challenges and delays
  • Direct the multi-disciplinary team including engineering, procurement, stakeholder engagement, environmental, safety, Indigenous Relations, properties, as well as your internal project delivery team
  • Manage the engineering design review; ensure the approved design meet the project, client and technical requirement, regulatory rules, and long-term operability needs
  • Report progress and present status updates to internal and external parties
  • Facilitate meetings with stakeholders, and manage priorities, risks, and mitigation
  • Identify and execute activities required to obtain relevant regulatory and/or external approvals/permits
  • Manage the competitive procurement process and once awarded, contract administration


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline such as engineering, business, or economics
  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) or Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification would be an asset
  • A minimum of 3+ years of consulting experience in project management on utility municipal infrastructure projects
  • Proven ability to lead projects and make decision independently, while collaborating with a project team
  • Proven ability to review and approve engineering documentation; knows how to interpret electrical, mechanical, and civil drawings and design reports
  • Excellent planning, organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication, facilitation, negotiation, and interpersonal skills in English
  • Good knowledge of finance and procurement sufficient to provide technical coordination and input
  • Excellent use of MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and working knowledge of Project Management tools such as MS Project

About Maven

Maven delivers infrastructure projects for communities in Western and Northern Canada as owner’s representatives. We turn client ideas and objectives into sustainable infrastructure, delivered safely, on time and on budget with Maven’s unique expertise.

Our vision is “to be western North America’s preferred infrastructure consultant with $50 million in revenue by 2033”.

The word “Maven” means, “one who is experienced or knowledgeable.” Our people are our success. We are a mid-sized firm, with a professional and friendly team committed to our values of safety, wellbeing, respect, quality, collaborate and growth mindset.

We believe we are part of the wider community and need to do our part to contribute, ensuring a positive future for our fellow citizens. Through our Share1% program we select organizations to partner with and offer volunteer opportunities for our staff.


Email your CV and cover letter to [email protected].

Maven is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will be invited to interview based on their fit with this advertised role. Only those people legally entitled to work in Canada will be considered and only those invited to an interview will be contacted.


 Individual compensation packages are based on various factors unique to each candidate including skillset, experience, qualifications, and other job-related reasons. Based on the requirements set out below, we are seeking an individual in the median of the salary range $67,500 – $95,000.

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