MANAGER, CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING - Northern AB

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MANAGER, CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING - Northern AB

The Manager, Construction & Engineering is responsible for the planning and monitoring of road, bridge, pavement and municipal construction projects for the infrastructure & planning division of the organization.  The role also contributes to the organization’s overall strategic direction.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversees capital roads construction projects, including bridge installation and road surfacing projects.
  • Supervisory duties include training, budgeting, performance appraisals, coaching, mentoring and monitoring tasks of engineers, consultants and contractors.

•          Planning of capital construction projects and prepare construction schedules. 

  • Reads, interprets, analyzes and forecasts project’s cost reports and determines the status of the job in terms of scheduling and costing.
  • Conducts project meetings as required.
  • Coordinates, manages and communicates with contractors and consultants and effectively deals with problems such as delivery, labour, scheduling, land negotiations, utility approvals and payment disputes.

•          Enforces safe work procedures for all projects.

•          Provides engineering / design / survey support for various projects.

  • Carries out pre and post inspections of road crossings and approaches including but not limited to subdivision and oilfield, to ensure compliance with conditions.

•          Maintains inventories of approvals

  • Assist with land acquisitions and the provision of subdivision referrals to the Municipal Planning Commission related to infrastructure requirements.

•          Oversees all construction projects.

•          Recommend changes to organizational policies as required.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Post-secondary education in Civil / Construction Engineering, or a combination of equivalent education and experience.
  • A minimum 3 – 5 years’ experience / knowledge of construction, design, finance and management experience is required. 
  • Strong leadership and communication skills are essential.

•          APEGA License in P.Eng. is required.

•          Level 1 Bridge Inspection certification would be an asset.

•          Project Management Certificate would be an asset.

•          Class 5 driver’s license.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

•          Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Superior communication and interpersonal (tact, diplomacy, influence, etc.) skills essential.

•          Municipal experience is highly desired.

•          Must be self-motivated, and able to work with little or no supervision.

  • Must be able to apply innovative and effective management techniques to maximize employee and contractor performance.

•          Demonstrated leadership capability.

•          Excellent organizational skills.

•          Familiarity with AutoCAD.

•          Ability to understand surveying information and to read plans.

•          Familiarity with Alberta and ability to carry out field inspections.

•          Familiarity with construction standards.

•          Ability to interpret, implement and adhere to organizational policies and procedures.

NOTE:

This is a confidential search and all applications will be treated with the highest level of discretion.

Qualified candidates can submit cover letter and resume (in one attachment) quoting reference number: TC2-2019, via email to: talentscoutcanada@gmail.com

Early applications are encouraged.  While we truly appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.