Construction Administrator 21254

engineering environmental services
Location: York Region, ON
Type: full-time
Posted On: Sep 12, 2017
Closing Date: Sep 25, 2017
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Construction Administrator
Environmental Services Department
Capital Planning and Delivery Branch
Location: Markham, Ontario. This is a Union position.
Salary: $48.15 - $52.33 per hour.
Position Purpose
Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, is responsible for the administration of construction contracts for Capital Planning and Delivery and related infrastructure; ensuring due diligence and compliance with plans, specifications, regulatory, legislative and environmental requirements during construction; performing financial administration activities, including preparation of contract payment certificates and final payments to Contractors; participating in environmental assessments and detailed design phases to ensure contract constructability; assisting in the prevention of construction claims; and acting as an on-site representative and coordinating with contractors, consultants and the public to administer and fully document all activities during water, wastewater, linear and discrete construction contracts. 
  • Successful completion of a three (3) year Community College Diploma Program in Civil Engineering Technology.
  • Certification with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) as a Certified Engineering Technologist or be registered in an approved equivalent professional association. 
  • Minimum of five (5) years directly related experience in water and wastewater construction supervision in a Municipal environment including managing complex linear and discrete construction projects and survey and construction inspection experience.
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s licence and reliable vehicle for use on corporate business.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of construction practices, design, estimating of construction contracts, survey procedures and layout for interpretation in the field.
  • Working knowledge of the Region’s water, wastewater and road design guidelines, Ontario Provincial standards and all applicable regulatory legislation.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including communication, innovation, teamwork and collaboration, and personal ownership.
  • Demonstrated project coordination/management skills to provide direction to others, organize numerous tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications as well as proficiency with Microsoft Project and the application of specialized software relevant to the technical speciality.
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate/facilitate sensitive/contentious issues and present information to varied audiences. 
  • Ability to identify areas for constructive change and communicate issues and potential solutions to management.
  • Ability to work outside normal business hours as required. 
Scheduled Hours
Scheduled Shifts
0830 - 1700
How to Apply
Please apply online by September 25, 2017, quoting competition #21254. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email or by telephone.