Construction Officer (contract)

By | March 25, 2021


Job Description:Job description: Our client is a leading energy utility that generates, purchases, distributes and sells electricity. They are presently looking for a Construction Manager for their lower mainland operations. Overview: This construction manager will be our clients’ on-site representative for construction projects; managing safety, cost, schedule, coordination and quality. Responsibilities:Inspect construction work which may be on substations, transmission lines, and hydroelectric equipment by using excellent skills in inspection procedures and understanding of construction methods to meet deadlines and comply with building and safety codes.Ensure work site safety by prioritizing the safe execution of work and performing Safe Work Observations using excellent knowledge in safety standards and regulations to improve BC Hydro’s safety performance.Conduct or coordinate site testing, surveying, and estimating activities by using good working knowledge of engineering drawings to enable timely progression of projects. The potential working conditions may include adverse weather and working at heights or underground.Support contract and/or work order administration by collaborating with contractors and/or BC Hydro internal construction services to ensure that the work, materials, progress, and costs meet expectations so that projects are implemented as planned.Act as a subject matter expert by providing advice on complex technical issues to develop future capability at BC Hydro.Respond appropriately to internal and third-party construction inquiries by using excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills to professionally represent BC Hydro on-site, as assigned. Qualifications:Must have 7+ years experience in construction as a construction officer/managerMust be in Vancouver.Must have valid class 5 drivers licenceMust have electrical backgroundExperience working on substations and high voltage equipment is strongly preferred.Must have Diploma in Civil, Electrical, or Mechanical Technology from an Institute of Technology or relevant trades, apprenticeship courses, or equivalent Job #46161 Job ID: 1307663

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