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Communication Systems Coordinator

  1. Ottawa
  1. Transportation

Communication Systems Coordinator

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.

We are looking for a qualified Communication Systems Coordinator to work as a part of the Trillium Project Systems Construction team.  Reporting to the Communications Superintendent, the incumbent will plan, direct and coordinate installation activities and on-site testing to comply with specifications, requirements and codes.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Coordinate and manage communication systems installation subcontractors across multiple project sites;
  • Ensure all subcontractors produce quality work that is constructed as per the design drawings, specifications and according to applicable standards;
  • Analyze and provide updates regarding site readiness for communication systems installation;
  • Perform quantity take-offs and detailed estimates;
  • Develop tracking sheets, punch lists and progress reports for purpose of monitoring all communication systems installation;
  • Keep record of all PICO documentation and applicable test reports;
  • Assist the Communications Superintendent to deliver all communication systems works;
  • Ensure all work is performed safely;
  • Support all communication systems Test & Commissioning activities as necessary;

What will you contribute?

  • Have a degree/diploma in electrical/computer/network engineering with at least three (3) years of experience in communication systems;
  • Some rail experience and exposure to NFPA 130 requirements, or industrial power/systems installation and construction;
  • Has the ability to understand and interpret communication network designs;
  • Capable of leading discussions with the partners, clients, sub-contractors and suppliers;
  • Familiar with project management software and can interpret Gantt charts
  • Has the ability to identify errors, omissions and conflicts in applicable design drawings;
  • Experience in auditing red lines and mark ups from subcontractors;
  • Experienced in Subcontractor/Vendor workflow management;
  • Excellent MS Office skills, especially Excel and Word;
  • You have a valid driving license (G).

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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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.


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