Construction Administrator 21254

engineering public works
Location: York Region, ON
Type: full-time
Posted On: Nov 13, 2017
Closing Date: Dec 1, 2017
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Construction Administrator 21254
Environmental Services Department
Capital Planning and Delivery Branch
Location: Newmarket, Ontario. This is a Union position.
Salary: $48.15 - $52.33 per hour
Position Purpose
York Region’s Capital Planning and Delivery Branch, with an annual program exceeding $200M, undertakes the planning and delivery of linear and discrete facilities that include water and sewage pump stations, gravity sewers, force mains and wastewater treatment plants, as well as watermains and storage tanks. With growing emphasis on infrastructure renewal our program includes increased activity within operating facilities. 

The ideal candidate will possess 5+ years experience in the delivery of municipal infrastructure projects gained from working with a municipality, consultant or contractor. The candidate will be knowledgeable of design and construction requirements, facility commissioning processes, SCADA integration and capable of dealing with a diverse range of construction and facility start up challenges. As a strong communicator, you will routinely liaise with internal departments, design teams, consultants and contractors to assure quality outcomes. Experience with the OHSA, contract law, reviewing technical specifications, payment certificates and change orders is an asset.

Reporting to the Project Manager/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 on roadway or 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 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 specialty.
  • 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 Weekly Hours
How to Apply
Please apply on-line by December 1, 2017, quoting competition #21254. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.