Engineer, Planning – Inspection

12 April 2021

Full-time, permanent and unionized position – 37.5 h/week

2020 salary depending on experience: $75,185.39 to $107,698.01


As a manager of important infrastructure, The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (the Corporation) is a Crown corporation established in 1978 that is responsible for the Jacques Cartier Bridge, the Champlain Bridge, the Champlain Bridge Estacade, the Île des Sœurs Bypass Bridge, the federal sections of Bonaventure Expressway and the Honoré Mercier Bridge, as well as the Melocheville Tunnel.

The Corporation manages, maintains, and repairs these important Greater Montreal structures to ensure the safe passage of thousands of users every day. The Corporation also ensures that these critical structures remain safe, fully functional and aesthetically pleasing both today and in the future. It carries out construction, repair and reinforcement projects on the infrastructure under its responsibility and oversees the operation and maintenance of these structures.


Reporting to the Manager, Planning Directorate, the selected candidate will implement practices that define the asset management system, which include applying the inspection program, diagnostics, and master plan, and planning projects as part of the physical and functional maintenance investment program for the Honoré Mercier Bridge and the Melocheville Tunnel.  You will document the scope of upcoming projects by preparing project briefs, cost estimates, and the ten-year project plan. Through cooperation and complementary work between teams, set up decision tracking in the areas of asset management, identify needs and issues, and ensure that quality information is shared among different stakeholders. Help manage professional service contracts and ensure that the owner is involved by upholding a relationship of collaboration and trust with consultants to ensure the quality and compliance of deliverables. Actively participate in budget management, cost control, and deadline tracking as well as the analysis and processing of claims and amendments.


Inspections, functionality diagnostics and master plans (50%)

  • Maintain good knowledge of studied locations by making field visits, performing asset inventories, and consulting available documentation.
  • Establish the annual and ten-year program for deliverables to comply with the Corporation’s internal obligations and in coordination with the planning for major work and the program budget.
  • Oversee contract management and execution with internal stakeholders as well as with the Senior Coordinator, the Engineer, and the Lead Civil Structural Engineer.
  • Define professional services and deliverables as well as the standards to be applied and the preparation of reference terms for professional service contracts.
  • Manage recommendations with internal departments.
  • Ensure the quality of deliverables, analyze reports and recommend action.
  • Facilitate corporate decision-making based on asset life cycles and data and while maintaining a balance between service performance, costs and risks.
  • Control and monitor the completion of deliverables, which includes maintaining the required traffic flow while managing budgets and tracking schedules.
  • Prepare authorizations for additional work and track work progress reports for payments to consultants.

Preparation of the ten-year plan (50%)

  • Maintain good knowledge of studied locations by making field visits and consulting available documentation.
  • Group project investment needs according to the nature, location and timing of required work.
  • Develop and maintain asset risk management analyses.
  • Develop, prepare and update briefs, including cost estimates, for upcoming projects.
  • Prepare and lead project-based planning workshops that include the Corporation’s various teams.
  • Prepare and maintain the overall ten-year planning schedules.
  • Track and coordinate future projects.
  • Oversee the communications and planning coordination for projects with the Corporation’s partners and stakeholders.
  • Launch prefeasibility studies in collaboration with the Project teams.
  • Help update the strategic plan and corporate plan.


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with at least five years of experience in asset management.
  • Familiarity with standards for the inspection, evaluation, design, and construction of bridges and civil engineering and road structures will be considered an asset.
  • Additional training in project management and/or asset management will be considered an asset.
  • Be a member in good standing of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ).
  • Good understanding of the issues related to carrying out major projects.
  • Demonstrate contract management skills, e.g. overseeing quality control, holding meetings, and negotiating payments.
  • Be familiar with construction safety standards and inspection practices.
  • Be able to visit structures using fixed or moving structures (i.e. you must not have a fear of heights or confined spaces).
  • Know how to use the following software: MS Project, Excel, Access, Word, Outlook.
  • Be able to work on a team.
  • Be able to exercise sound decision-making.
  • Show initiative and independence.
  • Have organizational skills and time and priority management.
  • Be resourceful and curious and show a desire to find information.
  • Adhere to the organization’s objectives, mission and values.
  • Mastery of written and oral French and good knowledge of oral and written English.


Further your career in a stimulating and pleasant work environment at a strong organization whose key values are team work, transparency, thoroughness, innovation and commitment.

We offer a workplace that is accessible by public transit and car (parking available), a competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package, including a pension plan with the federal public service.

Join the JCCBI family and send your CV and cover letter to the one of the following recruiting firms:


Jean-Sébastien Plourde   

Senior recruiter, partner

Direct line: 514-931-9880

[email protected]