Department: Transportation and Agriculture Services
Pay range: $43.95 to $54.93 per hour ($79,989.00 to $99,972.60 per year)
Hours: 35 hours per week
Are you organized, have a keen eye for detail and have managed projects from start to finish – on time and on budget?
The Transportation and Agriculture Services Capital Projects team is looking for an outstanding project leader that can build strong stakeholder relationships and bring the right people together to come up with innovative ideas and solutions!
The Project Manager provides management and supervision of transportation and drainage capital construction projects for the Transportation and Agriculture department including developing project plans, managing stakeholder relationships, managing project schedules, quality assurance, budgeting and cost control, and managing any unforeseen events. This role is key in ensuring projects are compliant with Strathcona County’s Capital Project Business Case, Design and Construction Standards, and provincial and federal legislation.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Business case review of capital projects, typically up to $10M
Prepare Requests for Proposals which includes project background, history, site conditions and evaluates submissions for engineering consulting services, as well as evaluate tenders for completeness and technical compliance
Administer contracts and supervises in-house projects, contractors, and consultants
Prepare project cost estimates and plans; reviews and checks all invoices, progress claims, and internal charges to conform to agreement terms
Make regular site visits to check progress, ensure quality and contract compliance, and monitor contractor activity
Meet with residents and other stakeholders to present design alternatives, options and to resolve issues
Arrange and attend the Construction Completion inspection
Coordinate and schedule project activities with other departments and stakeholders
Prepare, update and implement communication plans, schedules, project cost tracking to ensure up to date information is provided to stakeholders
Develop, coordinate and review design plans to ensure public safety, Business Case compliance and economical project completion
Provide mentorship and training to other staff within the department
Skills and Abilities
Working knowledge of geometric design, engineering and service standards
Strong project management skills including tendering procedures and contract documentation preparation, contract administration, construction supervision, estimating, and budgeting
Experience in these areas from a road construction contractor perspective would be considered an asset
Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and experience in dealing with contractors and the public
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD, arcGIS and Civil3D as well as spreadsheet applications is required
Experience in construction survey and measurements, familiarity with construction safety and signage and knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety regulations
Sound understanding of construction procedures, pavement design properties and pavement evaluation and must be familiar with current TAC and ITE guidelines, as well as Strathcona County Design and Construction Standards
Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology with a minimum of five years related experience or a Degree in Civil Engineering with a minimum of three years related experience
Certification as a Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T) with the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET), or an Engineer in Training (E.I.T.) with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)
Two years related experience in road construction and asset maintenance is an asset
Related experience working within a municipal setting and/or private contractor is an asset
Course work in Transportation Engineering, specifically roadway construction, rehabilitation, geometric design, materials testing, and contract law is an asset
Conditions of Employment
Valid Alberta Class 5 Driver’s license and submission of a 5-year Driver’s Abstract with less than 7 demerits
Willingness and flexibility to work extended hours
A cover letter must be submitted along with a resume describing the interest in this position.
Equivalencies of education and experience may be considered.
In addition to providing a dynamic working environment, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package that includes Extended Health & Dental benefits, Flexible Spending Account, Pension Plan, etc.
Successful candidates will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials as noted in the resume.
This competition may be used to fill future vacancies for similar positions within the next 6 months.
Competition #386-2022-EXT-TAS - This competition will remain open until filled.
Thank you for your interest in Strathcona County. We only contact candidates selected for interviews.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Jul 25, 2022
Closing Date: Aug 25, 2022