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Systems Superintendent – TransitNEXT

SNC-Lavalin

This is a Contract position in Ottawa, ON posted June 6, 2021.

Job Description

Why join us?                      

TransitNEXT is a wholly owned subsidiary of SNC-Lavalin. As the sole proponent in the TransitNEXT team, SNC-Lavalin is awarded the design, build, finance and maintenance of the new extension, and will also assume responsibility for the long-term maintenance of the existing Trillium Line.

Join TransitNEXT and become part of The Trillium Line Extension project, expanding and enhancing transit services in Ottawa.

Reporting to the Area Manager, we are looking for a qualified Systems Superintendent who will be responsible for managing the following critical activities for a large complex P3 transit construction project, incorporating all Installation, test, and commissioning of sophisticated transit subsystems and overall transit system, including:

  • Signaling

  • Traction Power

  • Rail communications

  • Tunnels fit out

  • Systems Integration

  • Vehicle integration

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Delivery of the Systems elements of the Project in accordance with safety, time, quality and commercial requirements.

  • Supervise, mentor, coach and train project personnel and subcontractors.

  • Ensuring that the construction work is carried out to the Companies Procedures and Quality Assurance Procedures.

  • Input to the design teams for buildability, sequencing and co-ordination including review of design outputs prior to submission to the client to ensure the design is compliant to national standards and the Contract requirements

  • Support the Engineering Teams with well thought through buildable solutions.

  • On site problem solving and resource management

  • Responsible for Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental for their section of the works including effective leadership in all Health and Safety matters.

  • Raising the technical standards and commercial awareness of the Project staff.

  • To set an example to other members of staff in the high level of professionalism and performance expected.

  • To check the work of other Construction Staff if required.

  • Maintain excellent relationships with members of the Project team, suppliers, third party stakeholders and the public.

  • Provide weekly scheduling reports

  • Work with project staff to develop, monitor the project schedule including identifying critical path dependent elements and recovery methods.

  • Understand and enforce prime contract and subcontract responsibilities.

  • Resolve project disputes.

  • Monitor the progress and schedule of major subcontract agreements

  • Estimate and process Change Orders, including negotiating and assessing cost and schedule impact.

  • Assist with the management of Testing and Commissioning of all system-wide elements

  • Manage the Integrated System Acceptance Testing and Test Running

  • Coordinate activities and obligations with the Maintenance and Rehabilitation Contractor

  • Be an ambassador of the company both internally and externally.

  • Ensure compliance with the Project’s union obligations.

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Engineering

  • At least 10 years of experience in Transit (or related) Systems delivery.

  • The proven ability to successfully manage rail systems component of large and complex construction projects 

  • Rail and Transit project experience.

  • The proven ability to effectively manage project staff.

  • Thorough and proven knowledge of all aspects of construction (technology, equipment, methods), industry practices, scheduling and safety requirements.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to resolve project disputes.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

  • Bilingual an asset (French and English)

What we offer at SNC-Lavalin:

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes

  • Competitive salary

  • Motivational financial package & flexible benefits

  • Defined contribution pension plan in which SNC-Lavalin contributes

  • Work equipment provided according to the season (boot, bib, helmet, gloves, etc.);

  • Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP)

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • 3 weeks of vacation time

  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities

You wish to leverage your experience and contribute to this position? Apply now!

At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.

SNC-Lavalin cares about your privacy. SNC-Lavalin and other subsidiary or affiliated companies of SNC-Lavalin (referred to throughout as “SNC-Lavalin”) are committed to protecting your privacy. Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

By submitting your personal information to SNC-Lavalin, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice.

Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients in oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. http://www.snclavalin.com

Worker Type

Employee

Job Type

Regular

At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.  

SNC-Lavalin cares about your privacy. SNC-Lavalin and other subsidiary or affiliated companies of SNC-Lavalin (referred to throughout as “SNC-Lavalin”) are committed to protecting your privacy. Please consult our Privacy Notice  on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

By submitting your personal information to SNC-Lavalin, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice.