Project Manager Job Description


The Little Building Company is seeking an experienced Construction Project Manager. The ideal candidate will harbor a passion for design and construction and devote his or her creativity to our projects. The Project Manager’s job is to oversee each project from conception to the finished structure, interfacing with both construction professionals and the client. You must be willing to travel within 1 hour from Peterborough, so reliable transportation is a must. The job includes both hands-on and administrative duties.


The Little Building Company is a full-service contractor based in Peterborough, Ontario. Our mission is to provide a high-quality design and building service that delights our clients and enhances the beauty and utility of their cottages and homes. We do residential construction including additions, renovations, bunkies, saunas, docks, decks and more.  We usually run two crews at once and have a great group of positive, smart, and fun loving staff.  We can likely offer year round full time work for the right candidate. 


Necessary Skills:

2+ years’ experience in estimating, designing and/or construction or residential buildings, additions, etc.

Ability to read blueprints, structural drawings and plan sets

Understanding of risk management policies and procedures

Experience managing budgets for large construction projects

Strong knowledge of construction materials, processes and equipment


Position Responsibilities:

Work with the client from the start of each project to ensure you understand the project scope and vision

Prepare and submit project estimates to clients

Oversee the beginning of each turn-key project, including details like permit submission and design evaluations

Create the schedule for each project and match talent to the job

Negotiate with vendors, suppliers and subcontractors, and prepare material orders

Process change orders

Conduct meetings on-site with designer, client and construction crew


Additional Criteria for Qualified Candidates:

-        A valid drivers license and transportation

-        Able to work 8am-5pm Monday – Friday, year round


To apply please send your resume, cover letter, and references to info (at)

You can learn more about us at