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  • Job reference: RMS0209921

Permit Coordinator

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/04/2019
  • Duration: 12 months renewable
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The Role:
Reporting to the Permit to Work Area Authority (or designate) this position will provide support for the effective operation of the Permit Office, with focus on mechanical and electrical commissioning activities.

The Permit Coordinator will create and maintain all required documentation systems outlined in the Permit to Work Procedure and will be responsible for coordination of all Permit to Work activities between all parties involved. The successful candidate will also be tasked with identifying and satisfying all training requirements for both internal and external personnel to ensure that the Permit to Work procedure is understood and followed by all parties required to perform work under the Permit to Work procedure.

The Permit Coordinator has responsibility for the day-to-day coordination of the Permit to Work Procedure between all parties during the construction, commissioning, and handover stages of the main generation Powerhouse and Spillway Structures at the construction site. Incumbent will also be responsible, through coordination of daily meetings, to liaise with multiple site groups including SIMOPS, Completions, Engineering, Procurement, Health & Safety, Environment, Quality Assurance, and Construction.

PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following is being executed as a contract scope of work.
* The duties and job functions of the Permit Coordinator shall include, but are not limited to the following:
* Coordinate permitting application and reception of new permits including revision permits;
* Providing guidance, support and direction to the project team to ensure the effective coordination and timing of the required permits and approvals as they relate to the project schedule;
* Working with the project team, including the client and sub-contractors to identify all permits and approvals required for the project. These include, but are not limited to those received from contracts, JHAs, Client Procedure standards to comply and to document compliance with the construction codes, environmental regulations, workplace safety regulations, etc.;
* Coordinate all permitting requirements in liaison with Client permit authorities;
* Coordinate the verification, review and application of new and revised legislation with respect to permitting within the business unit and coordinate the implementation.
* Participate in the applicable meetings representing the permitting function towards the various project leaders, providing input to and report on progress with planning & scheduling for projects and ongoing operations;
* Communicate closely with the Client and all contractors and support functions involved in providing the requirements for permit submissions and permit maintenance;
* Assist the training department and be able to train issuers and receivers in the permit procedures and content of permits;
* Clear understanding of HSE Leadership (understand and develop relevance to HSE, capability to drive improved HSE performance, being visible and demonstrating HSE behaviours)

* Safety oriented.
* Demonstrated willingness to adhere to the Client's vision and core values.
* Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact and communicate with other team members.
* Must possess project management skills combined with sound judgment and decision making skills
* Must be able to work effectively as a key member of the Project Delivery Team within a multi-functional team environment (matrix style organization structure).
* Proven interpersonal, communications, leadership and team skills.
* Must be able to work in a collaborative/supportive manner with stakeholders.
* Must be able to work a site based rotational work schedule

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.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
University graduation with a Bachelor degree in Engineering related discipline, or appropriate mechanical, electrical
trade certification, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

* Minimum 5 to 7 years' experience in related field
* Experience working in energized installations.
* Familiarization with Permit-to-Work systems for energized installations.
* Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, and in creating and maintaining systems and databases utilized for tracking Purposes
* Knowledge of Health and Safety Regulatory Requirements and Construction Industry Best Practices considered an asset.

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