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Assistant Contracts Manager (Kincardine, ON)

  1. Kincardine
  1. Nuclear


The Shoreline Power Group is a Joint Venture of Aecon, AECOM and SNC-Lavalin.  Shoreline Power Group will be completing the Fuel Channel and Feeder Replacement (FCFR) project.  The joint venture has been awarded a contract by Bruce Power to execute the Unit 6 FCFR at the Bruce Nuclear Generating Station in Kincardine, Ontario.

This project is part of Bruce Power’s Life Extension Program, which will allow Bruce Power’s CANDU units to continue to operate safely through to 2064, the project is the centerpiece of the Major Component Replacement (MCR) program to replace the main components of the reactor. Unit 6 is the first of six reactors being replaced by Bruce Power through the MCR program.

The scope of work includes the removal and replacement of calandria tubes, pressure tubes, and feeders for Unit 6, as well as construction management and trade labour. Work is scheduled to commence in June 2020, with expected completion in the third quarter of 2022. Shoreline is a preferred supplier and has the potential for five similar projects on the remaining five reactors


Reporting to the Shoreline Joint Venture Contracts Manager, the Assistant Contracts Manager is responsible for providing accurate and timely commercial advice, consistent with their education, training and experience, all in accordance with home companies and Joint Venture Project requirements and policies. 

  • Team member with delegated responsibility for Contracts Management on the Shoreline Joint Venture projects.
  • Review and negotiate commercial agreements, including requests for quotation, requests for proposals, confidentiality agreements, pre-bid agreements, purchase orders, subcontracts, contracts, consortium agreements, joint venture agreements and, having regard for their practical application and inherent risks, make recommendations to operating staff during the estimating, pre-award, construction and post construction phases
  • Draft or amend Departmental contracts and commercial agreements
  • Prepare project specific contract administration manuals based on corporate template
  • Assist project staff with the interpretation and practical application of contract documents
  • Document significant events on Project
  • Assist in formation and administration of contracts with Subcontractors and ensure that required and relevant terms and conditions are flowed down to Subcontractors
  • Assist project staff with identification, documentation and quantification of changes in the Work and claims
  • Act as a point of contact to Bruce Power for contractual matters when directed by Contracts Manager
  • Liaise with and provide guidance on contract matters to Supervisor, other senior managers, and other team members
  • Provide presentations and workshops, as required by the Supervisor, to the employees with respect to contract administration including, corporate policies, procedures and guidelines, change and delay management
  • Continuing education with respect to construction law
  • Contribute to the revision and maintenance of Operating Policies and Procedures
  • Obtain the assistance of the appropriate Legal department, as required

Skills and Qualifications:

  • 10-15 years’ experience in the industrial engineering, procurement or construction industry
  • Technical or legal post-secondary education
  • Knowledge of construction law, negotiating and drafting construction contracts
  • Knowledge of project operations, policies, procedures and strategic direction
  • Understanding of construction planning, scheduling and management
  • Experience dealing with labor obligations and their impact on the Project
  • Good interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Good planning & time management skills
  • Good decision-making ability and negotiation skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, etc.)

Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Successful applicants will be notified about SNC-Lavalin’s accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process

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

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. 

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