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Defence Construction Canada

Technical Specialist, Project Management


Borden, Trenton and Petawawa Posted 17 Days Ago2814-2803-1563436

Company Information

Defence Construction Canada (DCC) is a Crown corporation that provides innovative and cost-effective contracting, construction contract management, infrastructure and environmental services, and lifecycle support for Canada's defence requirements.

Our Client-Partners are the Assistant Deputy Minister Infrastructure and Environment (ADM IE) Group at the Department of National Defence (DND) and the Communications Security Establishment (CSE).

Job Description

The Technical Specialist, Project Management, provides project management services to support the delivery of routine to moderately complex infrastructure and environmental projects. The incumbent acts as a technical specialist for the Client-Partners and may undertake research and conducts studies and assessments.


  • Research, prepare and present documentation required for long-term projects (e.g. approvals, statements of work, projects charters, budgets, policies and procedures)
  • Complete project management from initiation to closure for infrastructure and environmental projects, including new construction, recapitalization and environmental assessment and remediation
  • Support Client-Partner project approval processes by facilitating decision making within Client-Partner organizations through the development of business case analysis, functional space programming and other documentation
  • Coordinate stakeholder communications to ensure timely decision making
  • Participate in procurement planning and prepare tender documents
  • Coordinate consultant activities
  • Act as the representative of the project director or project manager, within DCC delegated signing authority
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships within DCC, and with industry, the Client-Partners and/or stakeholders
  • Ensure quality standards are met, in line with corporate and Client-Partner expectations


  • Prepare monthly reports (e.g. internal, Client-Partner)
  • Support and/or lead business development activities
  • Manage risk
  • Other duties as assigned

General and Specific Knowledge

  • Best practices, methods, trends and legislation in real property, environmental and construction services
  • Client-Partner project management policies and procedures
  • Treasury Board Secretariat policies and procedures
  • Project and risk management principles

Formal Education and/or Certification(s) and Experience

  • Minimum: college diploma in engineering, architecture or related field with four years’ relevant experience, or the equivalent
  • Preferred: university degree in one of the above fields and/or additional training in project management


  • Use applicable computer software and operating systems
  • Apply project and risk management techniques

Development and Leadership

  • Provide functional direction and advice to employees and to Client-Partners

Working Conditions

  • Typical office environment with occasional travel
  • Some work may be located on construction sites; incumbent may occasionally be required to wear basic safety equipment



We have further Technical Specialist, Project Management positions in the following 3 locations:  Borden, Trenton and Petawawa (Ontario)

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Contact Information

Defence Construction Canada