Senior Project Engineer, Nuclear

Oakville, ON

The Sr. Project Engineer will support construction activities by planning, organizing and implementing those management duties (i.e., project controls systems, engineering interface, subcontract and materials management, purchasing, scheduling). The role will provide project administration or support for larger projects and manage technical and administrative staff to facilitate instruction management services .

DISTRICT OVERVIEW

Kiewit Nuclear Canada. is a full-service engineering, project management, and construction provider operating. Our experience and expertise span all aspects of the nuclear-related market from carbon-free, small modular reactors to Dept of Energy science, environmental and nuclear security mission capabilities. With these broad capabilities, we operate in the power utility, renewable energy, industrial, and infrastructure markets. As part of Kiewit, we are integrated with 135 years of construction and engineering excellence that provides wholistic solutions, differentiating our team from the rest of the industry. 

LOCATION

This position will be based out of Oakville ON. Remote options will not be considered. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

•   With regard to that portion of the work assigned, develop complete understanding of contract plans and specifications.

•   Examine/inspect field conditions and identify problems, inaccuracies, and cost saving measures that arise or that may be encountered. Take corrective actions as needed.

•   Inspect subordinates’ work for compliance with the contract plans and specifications, point out deficiencies and explain and take any corrective action needed.

•   Develop and maintain the project master schedule using appropriate techniques and scheduling software with input from other project management personnel.

•   Manage document control; receive and log in new issue drawings and other contract documents; maintain document control log.

•   Review new issue drawings and contract documents for change of conditions; quantify impact of changes and review with supervisor; distribute new issues to field.

•   Prepare monthly cost projections using information generated from project management systems and prepare quarterly cash flow projections.

•   Improve project operations by recommending, as appropriate, better methods, staffing and procedural changes.

•   Act as managing project engineer/coordinator on multiple projects, providing supervision and on-the-job training for lower level engineers.

•   Read and understand plans and specifications. Visualize two-dimensional drawings in three dimensions.

•   Manage and support project team including direct reports and others as needed

•   Help drive the company environmental health and safety programs at the project level, driving a safety-oriented approach to work.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

•   Bachelor’s degree in a construction-related field or equivalent experience and education in project or field engineering 

•   Professional Engineer designation strongly recommended. 

•   7+ years experience in construction or engineering field

•   Must have a minimum of 2 years' experience working on Nuclear related construction projects. 

•   Infrastructure/Heavy Civil project experience is required 

•   Proven abilities and skills in the following: leadership and management of people, communication (verbal and written), planning, organization, delegation as well as teaching and mentoring

•   Ability to set standards of excellence in leadership, safety, quality and productivity for his/her subordinates

•   Working knowledge and ability to direct the operation of at least the following management systems: accounts payable/accounts receivable, materials control, estimating, job cost updates and subcontracts


Other Requirements:

•   Regular, reliable attendance

•   Work productively and meet deadlines timely

•   Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment

•   Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.

•   Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

•   May work at various different locations and conditions may vary


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