Project Development Lead, Major Projects

Business Development · Calgary, Alberta
Department Business Development
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Nomodic is an industry-leading provider of integrated building solutions, from design and permitting to fabrication and installation. We believe in ‘building without boundaries’, where any client vision is fulfilled through an innovative, flexible, and holistic approach to construction. We have become a Canadian leader in the delivery of accelerated modular projects. 


Our core purpose is to leave things better in everything we do: from delivering time savings and certainty for our clients, to helping our employees grow and achieve their full potential.


Our fast-paced and motivated team is currently recruiting a Project Development Lead who will play a key role within Nomodic’s Project Development team. The Project Development Lead’s primary focus is to oversee the construction, fabrication, and logistical estimating efforts for the Project Development department.

The Project Development Lead  will contribute directly toward the accuracy, quality, and completeness of both project estimates and firm/cost plus proposals by coordinating multiple parties including Nomodic team members, subcontractors, consultants, and other stakeholders.


The Project Development Lead duties are to be performed at a high level of professionalism and ethical standards, ensuring that the projects’ goals of safety, cost and schedule are maintained throughout the work.

The Job

The Project Development Lead performs some or all of the following duties:


  • Safety
    • Maintains and promotes the corporate Health and Safety policies and procedures
    • Report all incidents immediately to the Director of Project Development and ensure that the incident reporting policies are followed
    • Participate in risk and incident reviews as applicable
  • Project Development
    • Review client Request for Quote (RFQ) Documents and ensure that all requirements of the RFQ are met within the Nomodic submission
    • Accurately price modular and site construction components, as well as design, engineering, and permitting as required within each bid document
    • Review and participate in the estimation and proposal processes from concept to tender submission for all projects
    • Create estimates from available drawings and specifications
    • Prepare quantity take-offs and identify general requirements
    • Participate in site visits and meetings, as required
    • Participate in pre-bid and bid set review meetings, including page flip reviews
    • Actively engage with subcontractors & consultants in buy out meetings
    • Engage with subcontractors, and consultants as necessary to complete all tasks
    • Maintain the directory of suppliers, fabricators, consultants, and subcontractors
    • Ability to read, and interpret construction drawings, as well as generate the necessary clarifications through company systems
    • Participate in weekly sales meetings and project-specific meetings
    • Participate in end-of-project reviews and make assessments of estimate performance vs. actual performance
    • Update documentation and spreadsheets as part of ongoing streamlining and improvement of processes
    • Participate with external groups to find pricing efficiencies and improve all competitive advantage and strategies wherever possible
    • Participate in process improvement and strategy sessions, including adhering and contributing to the process improvement process
    • Develop relationships with key clients and subcontractors to improve the overall estimating process
  • Other duties as required


The Qualifications



  • Completion of post-secondary school is required (or equivalent work experience)
  • A role specific certification or designation is considered an asset
  • Must have at minimum a valid class 5 driver’s license

Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years Project Development experience or similar role
  • Experience in the commercial modular construction is an asset
  • Experience as a Project Manager or Project Coordinator in Industrial, Commercial or Residential construction is an asset
  • Experience with Estimating software
  • Experience in interpretation of construction drawings
  • Basic understanding of civil, structural, architectural, mechanical and electrical building systems
  • Excellent planning, organizing and logistics skills with a propensity for multi-tasking
  • Adaptability and the ability to react quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • Capable user of computer tools and systems to support the role, including Microsoft Office products, and the willingness to introduce new IT tools to drive efficiencies and automation
  • Accuracy and attention to detail, organizational, time management, technical writing, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Must be fluent in English (written and verbal)
  • High standards of ethical conduct; ensuring the preservation of confidential and/or sensitive information
  • Ability to work under pressure while meeting deadlines
  • Ability to promote and exemplify Nomodic’s core values
  • Task completion driven
  • Strong leadership skills

Experience in Modular Construction is preferred but not required. 


We thank all of those who apply; however, we'll only reach out to those who we see qualified.

Nomodic is an equal opportunity employer that offers competitive salary packages, an incredible work environment and career advancement opportunities

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  • Location
    Calgary, Alberta
  • Department
    Business Development
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience