Project Construction Manager

Ian Martin Group - Hardisty, AB (30+ days ago)

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Our market leading energy client has an immediate need for a Project Construction Manager to be responsible for safe and efficient execution in compliance with the approved plans, contracts, procedures, standards, technical requirements, laws, and engineering design requirements. This is a 12-month contract position located in Lloydminster, Grand Prairie, or Hardisty based on a 10 & 4 rotation with allowances.

How you will provide value…

In this role you will be responsible for supporting the engineering phases of a project from a construction perspective. You will develop the Construction Execution Plan, and Construction Work Packages by use of corporate templates. You will also support key project deliverables or activities such as, the contract formation activities, technical document reviews, and constructability reviews.

What you will be doing…

The Construction Manager is the lead on site responsible to execute projects safely, efficient and professionally. Your responsibilities will include:

Provide site leadership and communicate a clear vision that generates commitment and support from all field employees, workers and contractors.
Develop and instill a strong safety culture and quality expectation that adheres to corporate standards and procedures.
Stewart to project cost and schedule requirements.
Serves as the key interface point and coordination between the construction contractor, field team, project management, operations, and other 3rd parties.
Implement and adhere to the client’s Construction Standards and Procedures.
Promote a positive contractor relationship that upholds each parties’ responsibilities.
Lead the morning meetings that promote safety, a daily plan, communication of critical information, and addressing concerns or constraints that arise.
Attend contractor daily meetings, tool box meetings, construction progress meetings, and other scheduled project meetings that are required for the success of the project.
Actively plan, manage, and evaluate resources to ensure adequate oversight and competency of construction activities.
Ensure that the client and contractor constraints are addressed by use of processes and procedures.
Ensure all daily safe work permits and site-specific hazard assessments are completed to minimum standards.
Issue accurate construction progress reporting and perform quantity surveys on a regular basis. Communicate on a regular basis any issues / constraints with recommendations to mitigate those, all of which that may have project impact related to construction activities, safety, costs and schedule.
Submitting AER and MER pipeline construction and hydrotest notifications for midstream pipeline projects.
Implement and adhere to the Change Management process including RFI, PCN, and DCN.
Proactively identify construct-ability issues and provide mitigation recommendations.
Attend and actively participate in project close-out and lessons learned activities.
You will also be accountable for site Health, Safety and Environment by actively promoting HSE excellence and the HSE vision that builds a strong culture. You will be responsible for demonstrating site safety leadership, and commitments to exceed HSE objectives. These responsibilities include:

Accountable for site Health, Safety and Environment by actively promoting HSE excellence and the HSE vision that builds a strong culture.
Demonstrate site safety leadership, and commitments to exceed HSE objectives.
Implement and adhere to HSE Management System and approve project specific HSE plans.
Ensure the competency of all field personnel and processes are in place for the achievement of HSE objectives.
Enforce and comply with legislative OH&S requirements including prime contractor responsibilities.
Challenge unsafe behaviors and correct inappropriate HSE performance.
Recognize individuals that have positively impacted the HSE.
Ensure Behavior Based Observations (BBO) are being completed by CSRs and trending indicator results are communicated for corrective actions.
Support and participate in emergency response planning and drills. Ensure clear knowledge incident management protocols.
Coordinate and ensure all permitting and licensing is in place and verify construction activities are compliant with regulatory bodies.
Adhere to all proper ground disturbance permitting in accordance with provincial codes.
Comply with Environment and Regulatory requirements, including but not limited to; Ministry of Economy, AER, NEB, TSASK, ABSA, SaskPower, OH&S - SK/AB, and applicable CSA.
You will be responsible for site quality by actively promoting quality excellence and expectation to exceed the project requirements. These responsibilities:

Ensure all QA/QC plans are approved and in place prior to field execution.
Adhere to the client’s Quality Assurance Plan.
Audit the implementation of the contractor Quality Management System and Quality Control Plan.
Audit the field implementation of documented processes, standards and procedures.
Formal AER and MER notification of pipeline construction and hydrotests.
Witness Hydro-testing and sign-off clearance in accordance with technical requirements.
Ensure and document that correct material is being installed as per engineering requirements.
Ensure inspections are implemented in accordance with project requirements.
Conduct periodic field assessments on all disciplines to ensure compliance with procedures and technical standards.
Participate in construction walkdowns and assist in the creation of punch list; Facilitate TCCC with C&SU.
Ensure that the NCR/PAR/CAR (quality management database) is implemented for all activities.
Ensure that progress Turn-Over is initiated and completed successfully.
What you will need to succeed…

Must Haves

Post- secondary education, preferably a diploma or degree or relevant professional designation.
Construction management experience in heavy industrial facility and pipeline construction (minimum of 8 years).
Previous owner organization experience.
Proven experience managing discipline contractors.
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word etc.).
General knowledge of common codes and standards i.e.; (B33.1/CSA Z662/ABSA, API).
General knowledge of relevant codes and standards (ASME/Electrical Code/National Building Code/OH&S).
Valid Driver's License with clean drivers abstract.

Industry specific safety training:
Fire Extinguisher (class room).
Confine Space – Entry.
Fall Protection.
Fit Testing Detection and Control of Flammable Substances Certificate.
Industry Ground Disturbance.
H2S Alive.
OHS Standard First Aid, AED & CPR Level A.
Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Basics.
Own a personal multi-gas (4 head O2, H2S, LEL, CO) detector and proof of training certificate.
Nice to Haves

Strong interpersonal, analytical, supervisory/management, and communication skills.
Ability to travel and relocate as business requires.
Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative.
Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time.
Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity.
Passion for health, safety and environment.
Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives.
Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail.
If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

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