Data Center Project Manager

Data Center Project Manager

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Customer Provisioning and Projects, the eStruxture Data Centre Project Manager will be responsible for tracking and reporting on progress for our data center expansion and new build activities in the Montreal region. The overall mandate of the role is to ensure that there is close tracking of our milestones and financials to ensure a high quality and on time data center eStruxture can pre-sell to our customers to grow the business.

Skills/Experience Required

  • Organize and coordinate all aspects of Montreal data center expansions and new builds
  • Ensure municipal building and development permit adherence
  • Interface with designers, engineers, architects, landlords, and municipalities to establish a specification, detailed design and build plan
  • As needed, address and remediate any defects at existing sites to ensure optimal operation and reliability
  • Closely track project financials including overall budget, weekly forecasts, CAPEX and OPEX
  • Manage and track change requests ensuring timely approvals and rigorous reporting/documentation
  • Provide executive reports on progress, timelines, action items, resourcing, and risks
  • Track fiber and network connectivity builds to enable customer use
  • Experience and familiarity with data center sub-systems such as UPS, generators, switchgear, PDUs/RPPs, chillers, CRAC/CRAHs, IT cabinets, BMS, physical security systems and life safety
  • Oversee final site commissioning
  • Prepare for operational readiness such as asset/systems lists, as-built documentation, systems testing, monitoring, staffing, and training
  • Some understanding of electrical, mechanical, structural, acoustic and environmental principles
  • A minimum of 10 years of project management experience and PMP certification preferred
  • Comfort with financial reporting
  • Meet rigorous executive reporting expectations
  • Construction project experience ranging from $2M-$50M

Role Priorities

  • Build clear project plans showing milestones, dependencies and resourcing

  • Establish weekly eStruxture cadence for project reporting

  • Build granular budget/forecast by month, data center space/phase and category

  • Develop detailed project changes and approval system for tracking project changes

  • Bring focus and accountability to risk areas

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