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5 Jun 2017

Full-Time Director, Engineering Projects

Vancouver Airport Authority – Posted by babbott Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Job Description

YVR is made up of a team of diverse people who are working collaboratively to reach our goal of 25 million passengers by 2020! Safety is at the core of everything we do; we’re innovative, fun, and we invest in our people. We’re a BC Top Employer for 11 years standing, with high engagement scores, an abundance of learning and development opportunities, and a holistic approach to wellness! And we’re looking for someone to join our team.

Reporting to the Vice President, Engineering and Environment, the Director, Engineering Projects will play a critical leadership role in the delivery of the Pier D Expansion Project at YVR’s International Terminal Building. The Director is responsible for all planning, budgeting, reporting and oversight relating to the Pier D capital program (in excess of $100m), and the delivery of multiple capital projects of significant value and profile with the portfolio. Working within a dynamic 24/7 operation, the Director will effectively engage with and manage relationships with a variety of multi-disciplinary teams and stakeholders, both internally (operations, maintenance, baggage, cargo, security, airlines, retailers and others) and externally (regulators, architects, consultants and other third-party specialists). The Director will ensure that all work is completed in accordance to project schedules and budgets, and that any issues that arise, are dealt with in a timely and pragmatic manner. In addition, he/she will work with the Vice President, Engineering and
Environment to keep senior leadership and the board informed of project status.

The ideal candidate is a highly effective project leader with a track record of managing major, high value capital infrastructure projects ($100-$200m+). An expert within the design-build space, current with best practices and methodologies pertaining to estimating, scheduling, costing, design and construction of projects with continually evolving requirements. As the project lead, the candidate will have exceptional communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, be able to build consensus and support amongst stakeholders with varying interests, and challenge where appropriate. The candidate will lead by example and be a champion of safe working practices and culture, taking a collaborative and inclusive approach to managing his/her team, and encouraging creativity, innovation and open communication.

A minimum of 15-20 years of progressive experience delivering major capital projects is complemented by a professional engineering designation and a postsecondary education in an engineering or related discipline.

If this is the next step in your professional career, visit our website and submit your application to George Madden and Gordon Anderson at www.pfmsearch.com.
Note, please do not apply on this site. Only applications submitted directly to Pinton Forrest & Madden will be considered.

As part of our recruitment process, short-listed candidates will be required to take part in a management assessment process.

Vancouver Airport Authority welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, including women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. We are happy to provide reasonable accommodations throughout the selection process and while working at YVR.

How to Apply

If this is the next step in your professional career, visit our website and submit your application to George Madden and Gordon Anderson at www.pfmsearch.com. Note, please do not apply on this site. Only applications submitted directly to Pinton Forrest & Madden will be considered. Reference no.: 17-57 As part of our recruitment process, short-listed candidates will be required to take part in a management assessment process. If you require support applying online because you are a person with a disability, please contact us at 604-303-3152 or careers@yvr.ca. We welcome the opportunity to discuss accommodation of your disability and ensure fairness in our hiring process.    

Job Categories: Engineers, Architects, IT, Natural Science. Job Types: Full-Time.

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