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  • Job reference: RMS0144548

Area Construction Manager — Powerhouse and Intakes

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: St. John's
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/08/2014
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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.

The Role:
The man responsibility of the Area Construction Manager:

• Contract administration to ensure that work is carried out according to approved contracts, specifications, drawings and schedules, within authorized budgets and in compliance with safety and environmental standards;
• Management of construction interface between contract packages so as to ensure timely completion and avoidance of claims;
• Day to day interface management, change management including engineering change, query resolution, and management of necessary engineering supports both in Montreal and St. John's shall be coordinated with the Manager — Civil Coordination;
• Overseeing the smooth operation of construction areas;
• Responding promptly to issues and requests for information from the contractors and to minimize exposure for potential claims arising from contractors;
• Fostering positive working relations with both contractors and labour to ensure the broader project objectives are achieve; and
• Championing a safety culture where "Nobody Gets Hurt."

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The Area Construction Manager will have previous experience:

•Extensive background (15+ years) in Construction Management with a focus on concrete structures.
• Experience in concrete placement, including formwork and rebar activities, on large-scale hydro projects.
• Experience in contract administration and progress verification.
• Experience working in northern climates considered an asset.
• Background in dimensional control / survey.
• Strong background in industrial relations, with previous track record of successfully executing works with Building Trades.
• Excellent and demonstrated safety and environmental record with aboriginal, diversity and cultural awareness.
• Possess strong people skills, with the ability to interact, motivate and lead team members and contractors.
Excellent problem solving skills.
• Ability to plan work well, and to be well-organized.
• Solution oriented.
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