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Engineer, Engineering Department (pavement and road)

Permanent position – 37.5 h/week

2019 salary depending on years of experience: $73,711.17 $ to $105,586.28

 

At The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI), our teams work together to keep users safe by managing, maintaining and rehabilitating our infrastructure, optimizing traffic flow, and respecting the environment.

Join JCCBI for an exciting career! Become part of a growing organization that offers interesting challenges.

 

SUMMARY

Reporting to the Director, Engineering Department, the selected candidate will be responsible for implementing the Corporation’s maintenance program through the execution of pavement and road and urban development projects and for repairs to the Corporation’s current and future civil engineering structures. In this role, the Engineer will develop and supervise the different steps of consulting contracts for the design of projects. This includes planning; the implementation and control of budgets, costs, deadlines and quality; and the analysis and handling of claims and contract amendments as part of engineering contract management. The selected candidate will also provide technical assistance and support to the team and to managers and will receive, analyze and comment on studies, reports, drawings and specifications.

 

MAIN DUTIES

Contract management (85%)

  • Prepare the reference terms to award contracts to consultants for professional study and design services (from the prefeasibility study to the development of drawings and specifications) to develop projects related to pavement infrastructure, road and urban developments, and bridge-tunnels as well as for technical assistance during work.
  • Administer all aspects and deliverables of consulting contracts according to quality standards and strategic orientations.
  • Review studies and drawings and specifications prepared by consultants and issue recommendations to the Director; validate any measures to be taken and follow up on their implementation.
  • Review and comment on construction specifications.
  • Ensure that engineering contracts are executed in compliance with the requirements of the contract specifications (quality of deliverables, budgets and deadlines).
  • Efficiently inform consultants, directors, the project team and the construction team and ensure communication between these parties.
  • Prepare authorizations for contract modifications.
  • Track progress reports for payments to consultants and monitor work schedule deadlines and control financial forecasts.
  • Work with the Director, Engineering to coordinate the professional services of consultants hired for the design of asset inspection projects, various studies, and technical assistance.

Work planning and analysis (15%)

  • Help the management team develop planning for projects and processes and prepare budgets.
  • Assist the Director, Engineering by providing relevant information to prepare various reports and by tracking contracts and/or projects.
  • Identify issues and provide recommendations to address them.
  • Represent the Corporation at meetings with partners.
  • Help develop standardized specifications and reference terms for pavement, drainage, development, and other components.
  • Help improve the Corporation’s operational processes.
  • Carry out all other tasks or responsibilities related to the position.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Degree in civil engineering.
  • Additional training in project management is a valuable asset.
  • Be a member in good standing of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ).
  • Have a minimum of 3 years of experience (as a member of the OIQ) in the areas of pavement and road and urban development, including 1 year in project management.
  • Have good knowledge of current practices in the areas of engineering, pavement, and road and urban development.
  • Be familiar with road construction standards (an asset).
  • Have skills in the supervision and administration of assigned contracts, including evaluating work, holding meetings and negotiating payments.
  • Be familiar with the applicable and recognized safety standards for construction.
  • Know how to use Excel, Access, Word, Outlook and Internet Explorer.
  • Be independent and show initiative; be able to take the lead for various files.
  • Have good organizational and priority management skills as well as sound judgment.
  • Have good team work skills and an ability to get involved.
  • Be resourceful, open, and curious and show a desire to find information.
  • Have excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Mastery of written and spoken French and ability to communicate verbally in English.

 

WHAT WE OFFER

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:

Ms. Céline Gamache
Prud’homme Consulting Group
celine.gamache@prud-homme.com

www.prud-homme.com