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  • Job reference: RMS0193641

Civil Engineer - Dams

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 26/04/2018
  • Duration: 1 year
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The Company:
Our client, a diverse Canadian Energy Company, plans new developments estimated at $12+ Billion over the next 5 years.This position is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only. Residents of Newfoundland & Labrador will be given first consideration for this position.

Civil Package Engineer - Dams

The Role:

The position will provide civil project engineering direction to the various internal functional groups and disciplines involved in the delivery of the North and South Dams for the Muskrat Falls civil works. The position is not expected to have any direct reports.

Working within an integrated Project Delivery Team, and with accountability residing with the Area Manager - Dams, the incumbent is responsible to work in support of the Area Manager - Dams to ensure the overall delivery, including scope, cost and schedule management, of the Muskrat Falls North Dam civil works.
The Civil Package Engineer - Dams will provide project engineering throughout the construction phase of the CH0009 - North & South Dams Contract.

* Responsible to Area Manager - Dams for the overall delivery of allocated package(s) in accordance with the approved budget;
* Work closely with the respective Project Services/Planner(s), Engineering Manager(s), Company's Technical and Design group, Construction & Completions Managers, Quality Assurance, and other functional expertise during the construction phase of the Project;
* Stewardship of Management of Change for package(s);
* Work with Contract Administrator to ensure obligations of both Company and Contractor are adhered to;
* Work with Project Controls to ensure effective cost and schedule control for package(s).
* Oversee Supplier's / Contractor's preparation of Design Documentation and coordinate comment response sheets;
* Establish Deliverable Distribution Matrix based on Supplier Document Registers;
* Monitor project deliverables and milestones and ensure compliance with project schedule;
* Ensure all package interfaces are clearly identified and scheduled with responsibility allocated; liaise with LCP and Contractor Interface coordinators to ensure interfaces are progressed in a timely manner;
* Highlight and monitor critical items in cooperation with other team members;
* Organize and lead meetings related to delivery of package(s), working to resolve issues that could impact overall delivery;
* Regularly visit critical item work locations for surveillance of suppliers/sub-suppliers and their third-party inspectors.
* Interface with the Project's Ready for Operations representative(s) to ensure constructability and operability design requirements are stewarded;
* Work with the suppliers/contractors to coordinate that the installed facilities:
(a) meet all Design, Safety, Quality, Schedule, Construction and Regulatory Requirements
(b) meet Project Goals for Safety, Operability, Reliability and Environmental Performance
* Liaise with Site Resident Engineer and Construction Management team.
* Coordinate Project Ducumentation Turnover Plan with Suppliers/Contractors;
* Coordinate Company's response to vendor/site queries and concession requests in a timely manner to avoid schedule impact


* 2- 5 years successful experience, in technical as well as project management and construction roles.

* Site experience will be considered an asset. Background in civil engineering and design including experience in the planning and construction of mass concrete structures.

* Strong understanding of project management processes and management systems.

* Strong background with resolution of technical / management issues during projects planning and execution phases.

* Prior experience interfacing with and managing delivery of large scopes in a large project execution environment.

* Experience in managing large scale civil projects would be an asset.

* Experience in water resources and hydroelectric projects would be an asset.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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