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Prince Ruport Port Authority

Director, Capital Projects

Prince Rupert Port Authority

Company Description:

The Port of Prince Rupert is located on the scenic North Coast of British Columbia. As Canada’s second largest West Coast port, the Port is strategically situated on the Pacific Rim, with the deepest natural harbour in North America and direct connections to the North American continent by CN Rail’s network reach. Its facilities include modern, highthroughput coal and grain terminals, two cruise terminals and an innovative, intermodal container terminal anchoring th e fastest and most reliable trade corridor on the West Coast

About the City of Prince Rupert:

Prince Rupert is home to amazing wildlife and wilderness adventures, unique history and cultural experiences, and the spectacular scenery of the rugged Coast Mountain Range and the Great Bear Rainforest. Easily accessible by air, rail, cruise ship, ferry or car, Prince Rupert’s attractions include First Nation cultural works of art, fine North Coast galleries and boutiques, parks and walking trails, restaurants and coffee shops. A balanced lifestyle might include enjoying a round of golf on the golf course or spending time out on the water kayaking, fishing, or taking in the scenery. Reasonable housing costs, organized sports, volunteer opportunities, modern recr eation facilities, community groups and festivals all contribute to a comfortable and fulfilling lifestyle for those living in this community.

Role Description:

Reporting to the V.P., Project Development and Asset Maintenance, the Director, Capital P rojects is accountable for fulfilling appropriate Project Management responsibilities for assigned capital projects. As a member of the Project Development and Asset Maintenance Management Team (PDAM), the Director, Capital Projects is responsible for man aging assigned Port capital construction projects in support of the Port’s strategic objectives and oversees all aspects of a project’s construction lifecycle from tendering, contract drafting, and project scheduling to construction completion.

Reporting to the V.P., Project Development and Asset Maintenance, the Director, Capital P rojects is accountable for fulfilling appropriate Project Management responsibilities for assigned capital projects. As a member of the Project Development and Asset Maintenance Management Team (PDAM), the Director, Capital Projects is responsible for man aging assigned Port capital construction projects in support of the Port’s strategic objectives and oversees all aspects of a project’s construction lifecycle from tendering, contract drafting, and project scheduling to construction completion

The Director, Capital Projects is required to prepare and maintain project management files consisting of progress reports, photos, construction related technical reports, progress payments, required Contract reporting such as change orders, wri te project update reports, complete post audit project inspection memos and other reports as needed.

Major Position Accountabilities

  • Creates, implements and manages all project management activities pertaining to project execution and carries clear accountability for the delivery of the project’s scope of work, budget and schedule as set out in the Construction Contract.
  • With approval from the VP of the department, ensures all human and financial resources are in place for project management execution.
  • Monitors, with assistance from the Project Accountant, project expenses and change orders against the approved budgets. budget and schedule amendments. Obtains VP approval for scope, budget and schedule amendments.
  • Reviews and works closely with PDAM, consultants and contractors to ensure all project documentation such as safety management plans, blasting plans, project risk mitigation plans, constructio n environmental management plans, site transportation plans, are in place prior to commencement of construction.
  • Monitor and ensure Contractor compliance with engineering specifications, drawings and instructions.
  • Ensures project risk assessments are carried out and risks are managed throughout the project.
  • Coordinates project construction activities with PDAM’s Chair of the Port Construction Coordination Committee, as appropriate. If appropriate, this role may be the Chair of the Construction Coordination Committee.
  • Resolves construction activity and Port tenants operating conflicts as required.
  • Promotes safe work practices in accordance with PRPA’s and Contractor’s goal of achieving a safe culture by:
    • Participating in the investigation of all incidents reported and ensuring all follow up actions are carried out.
    • Participating in safety audits of construction site.
    • Attending all identified safety training.
  • Ensures contractor compliance with Construction Environmental Management Plans and project mitigation as identified by Regulatory Agencies and the Port’s Director, Environmental Planning and Compliance.
  • Manages the substantial completion process of a project ensuring the project construction is consistent with its design specifications, and contractual obligations. Leads the final acceptance of projects including the final site inspection.
  • Creates and manages a highly committed and aligned project management team and healthy working environment.
  • Continues his / her professional development by keeping abreast of new project management methodologies, construction technologies, construction methodologies and technical information by personal study and participating in relevant courses, conferences and workshops.
  • Performs other duties as directed by the VP.

What the company will expect from you:

  • Project Management Designation • University Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (mechanical discipline will be considered)
  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) registered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (APEGBC) or with any other similar association in Canada. Be able to transfer his / her P.Eng. membership to APEGBC
  • 10 years’ of marine project management experience with related multi discipline project management experience in civil engineering construction and administrative processes
  • Strong leadership presence and management skills
  • Previous experience leading on major projects is a necessity, as you must be ready to hit the ground running and take charge to steer the project forward
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships with a range of individuals, including peers, junior team members, and stakeholders
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving abilities
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, especially Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Good knowledge and experience with AutoCAD
  • Able to obtain security clearance under Transport Canada’s Security Clearance Program
  • A valid class 5 driver’s license

In return you can expect

  • An extremely attractive package is being offered; structured performance bonus, generous benefits, and relocation assistance
  • The opportunity to play a central role in further developing Canada’s leading-edge port and drive economic activity to Prince Rupert
  • A professional, collaborative, and highly organized work environment
  • The chance to join a reputable organization that is committed to sustainable project development and actively partnering with communities, stakeholders, and shareholders
  • A balanced, outdoorsy lifestyle in a beautiful port city

TO APPLY:

If you are interested in this opportunity, send your resume to Dave Banns.


CH2M

Senior Project Manager/Office Manager

Whitehorse, YT

Closing Date: 1/31/2018

Terms of Employment: Full-time

Salary: Commensurate with experience


About the Opportunity

Job Description:
The Senior Project Manager/Office Manager for CH2M’s Whitehorse office will be accountable for managing project execution, achieving financial objectives, and providing leadership to the local team; as well as supporting the overall customer experience for CH2M’s work in the Yukon market. The successful candidate will work with an established global group of qualified practitioners, and provide leadership through projects and pursuits ranging from environmental investigations to municipal infrastructure projects.
Utilizing your seasoned background, you will coordinate with Project Delivery leaders, advocate for and support the local staff and promote the core values of CH2M. As the eyes, ears, and voice of corporate management at the local office level, you will understand the overall mission of CH2M and guide the culture of the local office. You will be the face of CH2M and represent the firm when delivering and growing our local business and monitoring performance on existing projects, and administering local systems.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor project performance and customer satisfaction for projects being executed in the office.
  • Visit past, current, and future clients to develop relationships to understand client needs, leverage existing projects and contacts and create new work opportunities in the Yukon market.
  • Support marketing and business development needs and identifying local and regional opportunities.
  • Continually develop client relationships and work alongside CH2M’s Client Account Managers to position for and win work.
  • Able and eager to manage office in a positive, team oriented manner to Lead and navigate where required.
  • Provide leadership to the office, presenting the company’s vision, mission, and core values.
  • Develop and lead diverse project teams in all phases of planning, execution, and delivery of projects of all size.
  • Leverage teams comprised of different technical disciplines to complete tasks and prepare technical deliverables for clients, regulatory agencies, or other stakeholders and interact with regulatory agencies on behalf of clients.
  • Lead in the application of CH2M’s Project Delivery System to achieve the following project delivery strategic objectives: health, safety, environmental responsibility; risk management; client expectations for quality, schedule, and budget; financial performance for project specific targets; project team and field program expectations; operational performance and business unit expectations; and quality.
  • Develop project scope, manage and execute multiple complex projects, and write/review reports and proposals with a diverse team of professionals including sub-consultants.

Requirements:
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Environmental/Civil, or applicable discipline) or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 10-12 years of experience in the consulting industry with at least 5 years emphasis on project management, capable of designing and implementing field investigation programs.
  • Strong understanding of emerging business and industry trends and drivers in the Yukon market.
  • Project Management Institute Certified Project Management Professional is preferred.
  • Strong project and program management skills, team building and leadership skills, as well as a drive to help client’s meet their goals through effective project delivery.
  • Able to demonstrate a strong record in health and safety, including experience with behaviour-based health & safety programs.
  • Able to demonstrate expertise in managing and executing projects.
  • Proven business development experience within the site management, construction management and remediation environment in the Yukon market.
  • Previous supervisory and managerial experience, including planning, controlling, organizing, and directing activities of staff.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Confident working independently given some isolation as the structural team in our Northern Region grows.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; a person who listens well, respects diversity of opinions and has an open, clear and succinct communication style.
  • Effective organizational and time management skills in handling multiple projects, performing a variety of tasks, and meeting required deadlines.
  • Ability to represent the company to the staff, clients and community by ensuring the best image is presented.
  • Application knowledge of WEC systems and programs (including Gnosis, Vision, Career Path, MS Office, AutoCAD, Revit).
  • Understanding and ability to apply marketplace trends to create and implement a marketing plan.
  • Holds a senior position in technical or business association.
  • Understands viability of other discipline’s design.

Anticipated Start Date:

  • TBD

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Contact Information:

Web site: www.ch2m.com


Williams Engineering Canada Inc.

Senior Structural Engineer

Whitehorse, YT


About the Opportunity

Position Purpose:
Working closely with the Engineering Manager, leading on various projects, and maintaining the technical competence and production requirements of the discipline.

Responsibilities

  • Analyze existing data to forecast business decisions regarding budget forecasting, budget variances, client profitability, risk management and report findings to the Engineering Manager or Regional Director as appropriate.
  • Work as the Project Manager, Relationship Manager or Technical Specialist to provide our clients with finished projects in a timely manner.
  • Plan or review projects requiring the expenditure of a considerable amount of manpower and financial investment.
  • Determine basic operating standards, and accomplish objectives in the most economical manner to manage unusual conditions.
  • Understand and participate in resolving issues with cost control, non-recoverable expenditures, and utilization.
  • Communicate effectively with team members.
  • Act as a mentor/coach to staff.
  • Share expertise with other offices.
  • Maintain technical capability.
  • Provide technical expertise on projects.
  • Work with others to increase the overall technical competence of the discipline.
  • Identify completed projects in your discipline that are eligible for technical awards, ensure projects are submitted.
  • Work with Project Managers, Engineering Managers, Relationship Managers and Regional Directors to secure large multi-company projects.
  • Actively perpetuate and clarify WEC culture and values.
  • Build and maintain a well developed network of colleagues for solving unique engineering problems.
  • Stay current with changes in own discipline.
  • Stamp own project design and reports and that of engineers in training for whom you are providing peer review as appropriate.
  • Employees are required to adhere to the company and client safety policies and practices in effect at any given time.
  • Employees are required to adhere to the company and client safety policies and practices in effect at any given time.

Requirements:
Qualifications and Experience:

  • 10+ years’ experience in buildings engineering
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • P.Eng. status with appropriate provincial association
  • May hold Master’s Degree in Engineering

Skills and Competencies:

  • Confident working independently given some isolation as the structural team in our Northern Region grows.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; a person who listens well, respects diversity of opinions and has an open, clear and succinct communication style.
  • Effective organizational and time management skills in handling multiple projects, performing a variety of tasks, and meeting required deadlines.
  • Ability to represent the company to the staff, clients and community by ensuring the best image is presented.
  • Application knowledge of WEC systems and programs (including Gnosis, Vision, Career Path, MS Office, AutoCAD, Revit).
  • Understanding and ability to apply marketplace trends to create and implement a marketing plan.
  • Holds a senior position in technical or business association.
  • Understands viability of other discipline’s design.

Anticipated Start Date:

  • November 14, 2017

Salary and Benefits:

  • To be negotiated

Please send resumes to:

Email: hr@williamsengineering.com
Please quote competition #: 26‐YK‐17
Closing date: November 16, 2017

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City of Whtehorse

Technologist, Senior Engineering

Whitehorse, YT


About the Opportunity

The incumbent provides senior technical, administrative project management, design and construction services for capital projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage, coordinate, monitor, report and maintain accurate records for projects while ensuring compliance with sound engineering standards.
  • Coordinate and update asset management database relating to City Infrastructure and new capital projects.
  • Prepare designs, detail drawings, specifications, local improvement bylaws and project estimates in relevant area of engineering. Prepare and control budgets.
  • Manage and inspect capital projects including evaluating performance of consultants and contractors. Issue "stopwork" orders and recommend the issuance of construction completion and final acceptance certificates.
  • Collect and analyze technical data, undertake studies, research, and prepare and present reports.
  • Manage, coordinate and review utility (electrical power, telephone, data, fibre, and data infrastructure) upgrades or proposed new installation impact on existing infrastructure.
  • Prepare Easement Agreements, Yukon government approvals and land acquisition requests and assist with negotiations with property owners.
  • Prepare proposals and evaluate, award or recommend acceptance or rejection of proposals.
  • Review and recommend purchase of engineering equipment and software, maintain and update databases, systems, and Models.
  • Provide input into department budget, local improvement bylaws, manuals, servicing standards, operations and City policies.
  • Liaise and provide technical engineering advice or interpretation with internal departments and external stakeholders (public, consultants and contractors).
  • Coordinate, assist or perform survey activities.
  • Recruit, direct, train and performance manage seasonal (students) staff.
  • Act as Engineering Projects Officer and/or Manager, Engineering as assigned.
  • Follow, so far as is reasonably practicable, established safety procedures and standards.
  • Other related duties.

Working Conditions:
Work in a normal office environment for 4 months per year during the winter; and exposed to confined spaces, noise, dust, fumes, traffic, extreme temperatures, raw sewage, pumping systems, utility lines, uneven terrain and construction sites when conducting surveys or preliminary site investigations, or overseeing and inspecting capital projects.

Required Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

  • Civil Engineering Technology Diploma, or Professional Certification in Engineering Technology, or equivalent.
  • Previous experience - 5 years related municipal experience including 2 years in a senior capacity
  • Standard First Aid, Confined Space Entry, Electrical Hazards and Trenching Safety Certificates or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire
  • Proven project management, decision-making/problem solving, and interpersonal skills,
  • Good organizational, prioritizing and multitasking skills and ability to work unsupervised.
  • Proven written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to foster and maintain effective relationships among peers and/or stakeholders.
  • Valid Yukon Class 5 Driver’s License

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

Examples of Equipment to Operate:
Light vehicle, canoe, small boat, survey, testing, calculator, whiteprint machine, AutoCAD, engineering software, survey instruments, data recorder, traffic signal counters, controllers, flowmeters, general office equipment with the ability to operate ERP software programs, spreadsheets, electronic mail, word processing etc.

Salary:

  • $41.90 - $49.29 per hour

Please send resumes to:

The City of Whitehorse will only accept job applications through their online e-recruitment system. Job seekers are required to create an online profile and submit their application electronically through this system. Please visit www.whitehorse.ca/careers for more details and to set up an account.

Job posting closes: October 22, 2017 at 9:00 pm (Pacific Time)

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NORTHWEST TERRITORIES POWER CORPORATION

Director, Hydro Operations

Yellowknife, NT


About the Opportunity

This senior management position is part of the Corporations’ executive team and will have prime responsibility for leading and supporting the work unit team for the Hydro Operations region. This position provides direction, leadership and management of regional programs and services to ensure the safe, reliable and efficient operation, maintenance and replacement of power generation facilities. This position has responsibility for all facets of the hydro and diesel power generation in the southern NWT, encompassing the North and South Slave areas. This includes six hydro sites, three diesel communities and four standby diesel plants.

Responsibilities

  • Provides direction and leadership to a staff including professionals, technical trades, administrative and operating staff involved in the planning, organization and delivery of day‐to‐day programs and services to meet the power generation, sales and distribution needs of client communities throughout the division.
  • In collaboration with Managers and program staff, directs the review and evaluation of power generation, facilities on an on‐going basis, recommends improvement and replacement to system facilities, and ensures the development and implementation of short and long term strategies, work plans, and budgets to achieve desired objectives.
  • Participates on the Executive Committee as a member of the senior management team in the development, implementation and achievement of corporate goals, objectives and policies and makes appearances or presentations before the Board of Directors, the Public Utilities Board, or other Boards and Agencies to ensure the effective communication of regional positions, programs or issues.
  • Maintains effective liaison with peers, head office managers and staff, and participates on management and working committees as required to represent the region and ensure a coordinated approach to the development and delivery of programs, policies and procedures.
  • Directs the planning and administration of regional operating and capital budgets and ensures that effective procedures are in place to monitor and control an operating budget
  • Participates as a member of the Emergency Response Team assisting in managing staff and resources during emergencies such as forest fires, community outages, oil spills and other environmental accidents, strikes and lockouts and liaising with corporate environmental and public relations specialists to effectively respond to community concerns on major issues and events.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Business or Bachelor of Science in Engineering, or equivalent

Qualifications:

  • Several years of experience as a manager in a related utilities operations department required.
  • Five to ten years of related experience in in hydro and/or diesel power generation, transmission and distribution preferred.
  • Change management skills and experience preferred.
  • Excellent skills relating to communications, marketing, human relations, negotiations, strategic operational and financial planning, and problem solving preferred.
  • Computer skills to operate software programs related to word processing, spreadsheet, databases, electronic mail, Internet, etc. preferred.

Personal Attributes:

  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills to collaborate effectively with peers, and work groups, in setting and accomplishing department and operation support objectives.
  • Proven written and oral communication skills are to establish and maintain supportive and productive working relationships with regional staff, and to develop and communicate corporate guidelines and standards effectively.

Salary and Benefits:

  • This is a full time permanent position. We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes Health and Dental Benefits, Long‐term Disability, Life Insurance, paid Sick Days and a Defined Pension Plan.

Please send resumes to:

Human Resources
Northwest Territories Power Corporation
#4 Capital Drive
Hay River NT XOE 1G2
Phone: (867) 874‐5200
Fax: (867) 874‐5229
Email: careers@ntpc.com
Please quote competition #: 26‐YK‐17
Closing date: Open until suitable candidate is found.

Affirmative Action Employer ‐ Candidates must clearly identify eligibility status in order to receive priority consideration.
We thank all those who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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Stantec Consulting Ltd.

Civil Engineer / Project Manager

Whitehorse, YT


About the Opportunity

Terms of Employment (Full-time, part-time, etc.) Fulltime
Salary: To be negotiated based on experience

Job Description:

Stantec’s multi-disciplinary office in Whitehorse, Yukon has an opportunity for an experienced and motivated Civil Engineer / Project Manager.

 

We are seeking a candidate with professional experience in engineering practice and project management related to municipal and transportation engineering. Typical projects include: land development, highway design, water/sewer treatment and conveyance. This position requires the ability to work in a team environment to handle multiple projects and clients in accordance with Stantec’s project framework.

 

This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated, energetic professional who is interested in growth on a professional and personal level. We offer all candidates the opportunity to challenge their abilities in a dynamic work environment. 

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Act as the lead Yukon civil engineering
  • Client liaison
  • Site/civil design including grading design, water and sewer infrastructure design, roadway design, storm water management systems design, and erosion and sediment control design
  • Business development including proposal writing
  • Management of local civil engineering projects
  • Working on design teams in all aspects of a given project to develop detailed design documents for construction plans (quantity calculation, cost estimating, specification writing, report writing)
  • Coordination of permitting with authorities having jurisdiction
  • Coaching and development of team members

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Civil Engineering
  • Minimum 7-8 years of experience in the profession of Civil Engineering
  • Eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in the Yukon
  • Experience working in a professional office environment
  • Experience with site and roadway geometrics, earthworks, grading and utility design
  • Experience managing staff, client relationships and complex projects
  • Sound knowledge of industry practice and demonstrated commitment to excellence in customer service
  • Experience managing projects successfully
  • Experience with both private and public sector clients/projects
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent oral, written and graphic communication skills, including computer literacy in Civil3D 2009 or later version, word processing, Excel and other standard office software
  • Anticipated Start Date: August or September, 2017

Contact Information: Please apply online at https://jobs2-stantec.icims.com/jobs/31376/job

Please visit www.stantec.com for more about the company.


The City of Calgary

Senior Transportation Engineer

Calgary, AB


About the Opportunity

If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary. As a Senior Transportation Engineer, you will deliver quality infrastructure projects, shaping the way the City builds, and affecting citizen’s daily lives. We support work-life balance, personal development and training, and offer competitive wages, pensions, and benefits. Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life.

Please visit http://www.calgary.ca for more about the company.

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Knightsbridge

Country Manager


About the Opportunity

An exceptionally innovative international company, our client is currently looking for a Country Manager to lead the organization’s Canadian operations. With exciting projects on the horizon, this is a unique opportunity to contribute to the growth of this progressive organization.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Country Manager is responsible for developing and implementing the growth and profitability strategy and managing projects from the initial inquiry stage through to site development and operational deployment. As the company’s primary point of contact within Canada, you will build and manage effective working relationships with clients, partners, regulatory bodies and all associated stakeholders and hold accountability for all P&L.

As the ideal candidate, you have a background in engineering with least 10 years of experience as a senior leader within an energy, oil & gas or other relevant industry, along with demonstrated business, operations and financial acumen. You are strategic in your approach and are known as a creative leader with superior communication and relationship building skills. You are unwavering in the face of pressures and challenges and have a proven ability to effectively influence, negotiate, and clearly articulate and implement a successful business strategy. You have a track record of successful action plan implementation and can effectively balance an appropriate level of risk with opportunities. Your problem solving and decision making skills are second-to-none and you can identify, understand, and anticipate evolving needs and priorities. While a professional engineering designation is required for this role, a solid understanding of business processes, finance and project management is also essential.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, contact Jeff Forbes or Kristin Hewlett at 902.424.1103 or submit your resume online at: www.kbrs.ca

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