Site Manager

Aecon Group - Kincardine, ON (30+ days ago)

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At Aecon, we’re building the future and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We're always looking for exceptional talent to work on our exciting and ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on being the #1 Canadian Infrastructure Company and the first choice employer in our industry.

Position Overview

Since 1967, we have proudly served Ontario’s nuclear industry. Aecon Nuclear aims to be the partner-of-choice for key nuclear clients and our dedication to excellence is leading us there. Aecon Nuclear provides a full spectrum of Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) services, in addition to maintenance and manufacturing services tailored to meet the demanding requirements of the nuclear power industry.

The Site Manager is responsible for ensuring that the safety, quality, and schedule objectives are met for all related work. As a Site Manager you will play a key role in providing leadership in managing construction projects, providing management and co-ordination of schedules, manpower, customer relations, engineering, etc. The work will be performed in a fast paced, tightly scheduled outage environment. Critical path work is not uncommon. Risk analysis; project forecasting, motivation of staff, and subcontractors are daily occurrences in this position. This position reports directly to the Sr. Project Manager.

Key Responsibilities

Understands and is committed to Nuclear Safety and enforcement of safety, quality and human performance programs.
Understands plant equipment, processes and organization.
Accountable for the safe execution of work on Bruce Power Sites, adhering to all Site requirements.
Maintain excellent relationships with client, Engineers, consultants, subcontractors.
Ensures that Client policies and project procedures are being adhered to and followed by project personnel.
Assist in developing the project master schedule with Project Controls, Project Managers and Construction Managers. Ensure subcontractors and trades support staff comply with project master schedule.
Responsible to ensure the Site Infrastructure Plan meets Construction’s requirements for outage work execution.
Utilize project master schedule look ahead schedules and plans for trade general foreman and subcontractor use in collaboration with Project and Construction Managers.
Coordinate with customer and Project Managers for all planning. Working with the customer to ensure their schedule is a reflection of our plan.
Attend customer meetings as required.
Monitor and manage risks, develop recovery strategies when project schedule or budget is in jeopardy. Develop any recovery plans and communicate to the customer.
Responsible in collaboration with Project Managers and Construction Managers for compliance with project budgets for trade hours, tools & equipment, PMT, rentals, consumables and bulk materials for all work.
Ensure trades personnel and staff complete all necessary training in areas of safety, quality assurance, technical qualifications, equipment operation and client specified requirements.
Ensure projects are constructed in compliance with drawings, specifications, Construction Work Packages (CWPs), Construction, Inspection & Test Plans (CITPs) and project schedule and budget.
Ensure project is constructed in accordance with QA Programs and project quality guidelines.
Ensures appropriate field documentation including safety records, daily progress reports, training records, T&E and rental records, manpower reports, client support requests, CWP documents, etc.
Interfaces with customers to provide project status reports and ensure customer needs are met as required.
Maintain the sites P&L and work with the Sr. Project Manager to examine monthly financials and aids in Aecon cost forecasting.
Provides status and progress reports to customer, project team, and Sr. Project Manager as required.
Review and approve timesheets, expense reports, vacation requests, and training requests, within Limits of Authority.
Responsible for performance management of all direct-report employees, including: coaching/mentoring, assistance with career planning and training, preparation of yearly and mid-year performance reviews.
Ensure all project staff and direct reports understand and comply with applicable code of conduct policies (Aecon and customer policy).

Required Knowledge and Experience

Education to include a technical college diploma or equivalent combination of technical training and/or related experience.
Business Accum is a valid asset (Financials, Commercial, Schedules, Negotiations, Earned Value).
Minimum 10-15 years’ construction and supervision experience.
Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction such as; technology, equipment, methods, trade agreements and jurisdiction, engineering, cost control, scheduling, safety and quality assurance requirements.
The proven ability to successfully supervise large and complex construction projects and multiple projects using multiple trades and subcontractors.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment with high expectations to meet tight schedules and deadlines.
Excellent communication, organizational and supervisory skills are essential.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and SAP.
Strong communication and presentation skills.
Knowledge of Nuclear Safety, QA requirements.
Knowledge of Construction Trade policies.
Experience in Nuclear Construction.