Directeur Construction – Mine, Côte-Nord

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Reporting to the Project Director and the Vice President of Projects, the construction manager will possess a proven track record of successfully leading and managing construction projects in cold climate.  As part of their experience, this individual will have supervised contractors and sub-contractors for civil, mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation project work.

Major Responsibilities

  • provide leadership & oversight to the Project to manage construction activities and systems and ensure effective and efficient execution
  • be responsible to initially establish a complete construction management team and assume full project control & responsibility to set up and organize all required planning for project execution
  • hold all supporting parties responsible/accountable for delivery of all materials and Engineering packages as defined within the project execution plan
  • interface between the Project Execution Team and the centralized Montreal-based project group
  • approve contractors’ invoices for payment
  • provide leadership in the Project Planning process on an as-required basis to contractors, sub-contractors,  and the Project Executive team
  • ensure adherence to productivity targets and respecting of constraints by all construction contractors including the Project’s CM consultant.
  • provide expert knowledge to and support the Construction Management team
  • be responsible for maintaining compliance to the construction budget, all quality requirements and the overall construction schedule
  •  be responsible for successful handover of the completed facility to the Project’s Operations team
  • be responsible for Project stewardship (construction portion) and preparing presentations for the Project Executive team identifying trends in cost, productivity & quality

Required Experience

  • Bachelor of Science or Master of Science in Mechanical or Civil Engineering;  or Mechanical or Civil Engineering degree from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • at least 15 years of hands on construction supervision experience (preferably over five years as Construction Manager) with Industrial/Mining construction projects in northern Canada 
  •  a Leader with a strong participative management style who is an advocate of open, honest and consistent behavior in the work place
  •  a self-confidence and positive individual with confidence in their skills and abilities as Construction Manager
  • willing to stand against tough opposition on principles yet know when to adjust, adapt and be flexible as new information surfaces
  • an individual who consistently demonstrates a positive attitude, even in the face of opposition and/or criticism
  • an excellent communicator and an active listener
  • a pragmatic decision maker who uses common sense, initiative, and keen judgment to make sound decisions 

How to Apply

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