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Intermediate engineer, construction (bridges/civil engineering structures)

Our client, a company whose mission is to manage, operate and maintain various transportation infrastructures, whose activities are divided into engineering, construction and maintenance operations is currently looking for an intermediate engineer for its construction team.

Nature of position

Reporting to the Director, Construction, the selected candidate will be responsible for implementing the Corporation’s maintenance program by carrying out major projects in the Honoré Mercier corridor and the Melocheville Tunnel. In this role, you will provide technical assistance and support to managers, receive and analyze studies, reports, plans and specifications, and recommend actions to be taken. You will manage construction contracts and external consultants. This will include planning; budget, cost, and deadline control; and the processing of complaints and extra work. You will work closely with external monitoring firms and external consultants that the Corporation hires every year to perform work supervision and quality assurance. You will also play an advisory role for the managers of the Construction Department and project directors by analyzing reports, plans and specifications and recommending the best actions to achieve corporate objectives.

  • Administer all aspects and deliverables of the contracts assigned to you as per quality standards and strategic orientations while following project-based management principles.
  • Prepare reference terms to award contracts to external consultants for the supervision of major maintenance work, quality assurance through testing laboratories, and claims analysis ;
  • Serve as an effective liaison between the design teams responsible for technical assistance and the construction teams ;
  • Follow up on professional service contracts and major maintenance contracts according to project-based management principles ;
  • Effectively communicate with your Director and the Project Director and inform them of any issues related to contract management ;
  • Collaborate effectively with the entire project team as well as with successful tenderers ;
  • Ensure that construction contracts are executed in compliance with the requirements of JCCBI’s plans and specifications, including environmental and occupational health and safety standards and legislation.
  • Assist site supervision teams and visit work sites to ensure that the work is advancing and is of the required quality.
  • Participate in all site meetings and inform the project team of any issues that may have an impact on the project timetable ;
  • Attend regular project monitoring meetings and work with the Project Director to inform them of the status of contracts for each area ;
  • Prepare authorizations for additional work and track progress reports for payments to external consultants and contractors ;
  • Track project milestones and financial forecasts according to accounting schedules ;
  • Coordinate major work in JCCBI’s network with different internal and external stakeholders ;
  • With JCCBI’s Engineering Department, help prepare calls for tenders to award construction contracts ;
  • Review studies prepared by external consultants and issue recommendations to the department, validate any measures to be taken, and follow up on their implementation ;
  • Identify issues and provide recommendations to address them ;
  • Participate in various committees related to his/her field of expertise or discussion tables, such as contract reviews with Management, Engineering ;
  • Help the department’s senior management prepare budgets and plan work ;
  • Sit on various committees or discussion panels related to your field of expertise, such as contract reviews with the Engineering Department ;
  • Give assistance to the Project Director, for example, by providing relevant information to prepare various reports and documents and by monitoring contracts ;
  • Collect and analyze documentation to improve knowledge of our structures, in collaboration with the Asset Management Department and Project Department ;
  • Carry out all other tasks or responsibilities related to your position.

Required qualification

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, ideally with a structural option ;
  • Additional training in project management would be a valuable asset ;
  • Be a member in good standing of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ) ;
  • A minimum of eight years of relevant experience in civil engineering ;
  • A minimum of five years of relevant experience in the management and administration of major construction and maintenance projects ($1M to $30M), combined with a minimum of three years of experience in the supervision of rehabilitation work on bridges and/or civil engineering structures and/or concrete and/or steel structures ;
  • Good knowledge of engineering and construction standards for bridges, roads, tunnels, culverts, viaducts, walls, dams, pylons and/or any other structure ;
  • Demonstrated ability to monitor and administer assigned contracts, including evaluating work, conducting meetings and negotiating payments ;
  • Familiar with applicable and recognized construction safety standards and sustainable development concepts ;
  • Must be able to access structures via fixed or mobile devices; must not be afraid of heights or tight spaces ;
  • Must be an excellent communicator and possess strong presentation skills ;
  • Possess good writing and negotiation skills ;
  • Demonstrate good political acumen and stakeholder management skills ;
  • Demonstrate good collaboration and teamwork skills ;
  • Demonstrate good strategic thinking skills within the existing governance framework;
  • Demonstrate rigor and attention to detail ;
  • Demonstrate good planning and organizational skills under pressure and be respectful of objectives and deadlines ;
  • Demonstrate an excellent ability to manage several files at once and to prioritize under pressure ;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including MS Project ;
  • Knowledge of SAP is an asset ;
  • Hold an ASP Construction site card ;
  • Possess a valid class 5 driver's license ;
  • Demonstrate an excellent command of spoken and written French and English.

Salary and condition

Salary and conditions according to the candidate's experience.

Job Location

The location shown on the map is approximate and is included for information purposes only.

  • Group Insurance

  • Cafeteria

  • Paid Vacation Time

  • Professional Development Opportunities

  • Flexible Hours

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Pension Plan

  • Work From Home Possible

  • Public Transit Nearby

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