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Construction Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Kitimat
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/12/2014
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The Company:
Fircroft (Canada) Ltd, located at 500 Panarctic Plaza, 815 – 8th Avenue SW, Calgary, AB T2P 3P2, provides specialist personnel to the international oil & gas, petrochemical, power generation and construction industries. Our clients are predominantly major operating companies and international engineering or construction companies. Through a network of 44 offices in 5 continents (Europe, America, Asia, Africa and Australia), we currently second nearly 7,500 Technical Engineering Specialists to th

The Role:
Our client, Chevron Canada Limited, with headquarters located at 500, Fifth Avenue SW, Calgary, AB, T2P 0L7 in the Chevron Plaza building, has a proud legacy of exploration success for over 75 years. Their spirit of innovation and positive growth, along with a proud tradition of supporting the communities where they operate, has made them an employer of choice in this industry. Chevron Canada has a clear vision for the future, and is poised for profitable growth through the development of current assets and through future legacy assets in Western Canada including the proposed Kitimat LNG project.

The Construction Manager will be responsible for the following:
• The Construction Manager will be required to supervise and safely coordinate the efforts and activities of multiple contractors in and throughout the construction of the Kitimat LNG project and Construction Camp. This position requires organization, and superior knowledge of multifunctional aspects of remote camp and Oil and Gas construction, logistics, pre-commissioning and commissioning.
• Have demonstrated “in-charge” and safe experience as a Construction Manager and engineer.
• Demonstrated major capital project construction experience
• Experience working on a team at remote construction sites with logistics from international locations required.
• Working knowledge of specifications, codes, and appropriate safety criteria.
• Working knowledge of practices, processes, and expectations with respect to Systems Completion and Commissioning.
• Must be able to work well within a diverse large multi-cultural jobsite.
• Must be a high initiative, high energy engineer, demonstrated ability to supervise and manage.
• Possess those minimum computer skills required to be effective in the performance of the work.
• Demonstrated knowledge of HSE standards and procedures.
• Demonstrated knowledge of Commissioning and turnover procedures.
• Demonstrated knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Project.
• Demonstrated knowledge of Primavera P6.
• Previous successful construction management role during Project Management and Construction execution phases.

• Reports directly to the Site Execution Manager
• Understand scope of work for all project construction, pre-commissioning and commissioning efforts.
• Understand overall project schedule, and develop detailed schedules for project execution activities to support systems completion and turnover.
• Manage punch list preparation [deficiencies] for construction’s use in preparing various systems for pre-commissioning and commissioning.
• Have superior knowledge of all aspects of Site Execution engineering, construction, pre-commissioning and commissioning
• Be able to read and understand all standard engineering and vendor documents required for Site Execution and Construction.
• Understand thoroughly the job specifications and vendor requirements related to various items of systems required for pre-commissioning and commissioning.
• Manage a multidiscipline staff providing supervision to EPC Site Execution efforts.
• Communicate and Manage related department supervisors, and with EPC execution, HSE, engineering and pre-commissioning organization.

A daily rate of $1,200 - $1,900 per day will be extended to the selected candidate. The candidate may also be eligible for pay increases.

A rotational schedule of 28 days on followed by 28 days off would be worked. The successful candidate would be expected to work a minimum of 12 hours per day.

To apply, please contact Sarah Bailey at

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Several years of Construction Industry, including experience as a Construction Supervisor or Field Superintendent
• Several years of Projects and Construction with demonstrated experience of Refinery or LNG Plant Construction with direct “hands on” experience in international work being required.

High school graduate as a minimum. Higher National Certificate in Engineering or related discipline preferred.

The Construction Manager must have the ability to read, write and understand the English language in a highly competent manner. Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills are mandatory.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
The Construction Manager must be able to work in office and construction site environments and interact with team members and contractors throughout the day while contributing to a positive “One Team” work environment.
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