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Civil Field Engineer - TransitNEXT

  1. Ottawa
  1. Transportation

Civil Field Engineer - TransitNEXT

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.

As part of the Trillium project based in Ottawa, we are looking for qualified Field Engineers to support our Civil team. The incumbents will provide technical support to construction activities at the worksite, while expediting design changes for timely response to construction inquiries.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Studies drawings and specifications issued to the field and reports to Construction Manager any ambiguities, interferences or errors found on drawings, specifications and assigned work

  • Advises SNC representatives and contractors on the interpretation of drawings and specification and advises on additional details or clarifications required from project design

  • Reviews proposals for field changes and substitutions and recommends action to the Construction Manager for approval

  • Verifies the accuracy of surveys and dimensions established by contractors and assists in establishing and maintaining survey benchmarks

  • Defines and implements inspection requirement for construction work to assure conformity to drawings and specifications

  • Obtains and supplies field representatives and QA/QC inspectors with applicable codes, manufacturer’s instructions, vendor drawings and installation procedures required for field work

  • Assists material control group when requested in inspection of equipment and material

  • Performs any other duties that may be directed by Construction Managers

  • Assures ‘Red Lines’ are completed within 30 days of Project completion

  • Act as Engineering’s representative on the construction site

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant Engineering Discipline;

  • P. Eng or working towards it;

  • 3-5 years of experience in a similar role is preferred;

  • Understanding of contract fundamentals and experience in managing contractors under the terms of the contract;

  • Team player;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

  • Leadership and conflict resolution skills;

  • The ability to manage competing priorities under time constraints

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!

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