Technical Project Manager, Facilities Construction

Thurso, Quebec
10 days ago
Full time role


Meta Materials Inc. (META®) is a developer of high-performance functional materials and intelligent surfaces that are scalable, sustainable, and efficient. ...

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Job Description

META is seeking a Technical Project Manager, Facilities Construction for our facility in Thurso, Quebec.  You will play a key role in the site’s vision and long-term planning. 


What You'll Do:

Reporting to the VP and General Manager, the Thurso site’s Technical Project Manager, Facilities Construction will be responsible for all aspects of the safe and efficient running of the facility as well as lead all major facilities projects including major physical site renovations, equipment upgrades and installations. 


Some of the typical responsibilities will include:

  • Project lead all site facilities projects including scope and budget definition and agreement, selection and management of contractors, government relations, reporting, and record maintenance
  • Able to operate in the face of uncertainty by making implementation decisions based on limited information and risk assessments
  • Project lead all site equipment installations and commissioning including FAT, SAT, IQ/OQ/PQ, logistics and certifications
  • Implementation of security systems for exterior/interior door access, motion detection, video surveillance, site access and remote monitoring
  • Implementation of fire detection and suppression systems
  • Selection of facilities contractors
  • Design of building services and building automation systems


Minimum qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ experience in a Facilities Management or Project Management position
  • BSc/BA in facility management, engineering, business administration or relevant field
  • Bilingual English & French; spoken and written
  • Proven ability to lead successful projects
  • Ability to build relationships and consensus within diverse groups with differing goals
  • Well-versed in technical/engineering operations and facilities management best practices
  • Knowledge of basic accounting and finance principles
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Good analytical/critical thinking


Preferred qualifications:

  • Relevant professional qualification (e.g., CFM, PMP)
  • Experience working in an ISO-certified environment


Feel like you can’t tick all the boxes above? If you have some of the skills and experience that we’re looking for and are willing to use your talent to learn the rest, we encourage you to apply! 

What You’ll Love About Us:  

META is a fast-growing company with a positive and committed work culture and a phenomenally talented workforce. Our employees are inspired to do exceptional and innovative work, are proud to contribute to the success of the company and are our greatest asset.  

META attracts people from many countries and cultures, with over 25 spoken languages represented across our teams. META believes that diversity drives creativity and innovation. We welcome and encourage applications from underrepresented populations; Aboriginal peoples, racialized persons, people living with disabilities (including invisible and episodic disabilities) and members of the LGBTQ2 community. 

Our Benefits:  

  • META (MMAT) Equity 
  • Retirement Savings Matching  
  • Company provided Group Health Insurance (medical, dental, vision).  
  • Competitive paid time off policy; vacation, paid sick leave; personal days; time off between Christmas day and New Year’s day 
  • Casual dress 

About Us: 

Meta Materials Inc. “META®” (NASDAQ: MMAT) is a developer of high-performance functional materials and nanocomposites. META® delivers previously unachievable performance, across a range of applications, by inventing, designing, developing and manufacturing sustainable, highly functional materials. Our broad electromagnetic technology platforms enable leading global brands to deliver breakthrough products to their customers in consumer electronics, 5G communications, health and wellness, aerospace, automotive, and clean energy. Our nano-optic technology provides anti-counterfeiting security features for government documents and currencies and authentication for brands. Our achievements have been widely recognized, including being named a Lux Research Innovator of the Year in 2021. Learn more at 

Meta Materials Inc. (META®) is a developer of high-performance functional materials and intelligent surfaces that are scalable, sustainable, and efficient. ...

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