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17 Jan 2020

Full-Time Project Engineer – Engineering Projects Department

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 29 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 13 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.

As one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, Vancouver Airport Authority strives for a workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. We support the Employment Equity Act and take measures to ensure fair employment practices and treatment of employees across our organization. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, including women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. We encourage applicants to self-identify with a designated group(s) to support our team in filling gaps in areas where we can be more diverse. We are also happy to provide reasonable accommodations throughout the selection process and while working at YVR. If you require support applying online because you are a person with a disability, please contact us at 604-303-3152 or Check out the reasons that make us a Top Employer at:

We have a full-time, acting assignment/term opportunity (12 months) for a Project Engineer reporting to the Manager, Airport Terminal Projects. Specifically, this Project Engineer will manage terminal renovation projects relating to processing of passengers

Key responsibilities include:
• Managing assigned capital projects including developing project requirements, project scope, budget and schedule
• Preparing and delivering on implementation plans
• Working with both internal and external stakeholders to gather project requirements
• Managing consultant design teams to meet project requirements while adhering to scope, schedule and budget
• Leading the preparation of Request for Proposal and Tender documents including scope of work definition, technical requirements and schedule constraints
• Evaluating and providing recommendations for tenders and contracts
• Managing the construction contracts, work progress and change process for the project
• Providing leadership in the areas of construction safety and sustainability
• Maintaining and managing project budgets including forecasting costs and risk management
• Managing the commissioning of all electrical, mechanical and communications systems
• Working with Airport Authority Facility Maintenance teams to ensure operational readiness and a smooth transition to operation of the new facility
• Liaising with internal Airport Authority departments and external stakeholders throughout the project to ensure project activities are well coordinated with Airport Operations

Key qualifications include:
• Completion of a university degree in Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering combined with a minimum of two to ten years’ work experience in construction project management
• Registration as a Professional Engineer or an Engineer-in-Training with Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia
• Knowledge of or experience with mechanical or electrical facilities and infrastructure systems; airport operations or other critical operational environments
• Knowledge of construction industry practices and standards
• Demonstrated project management skills including project planning, budgeting, scheduling, organizational, coordination, negotiation and cost control
• Proficiency in word processing and spreadsheets
• Ability to read and interpret architectural and engineering drawings
• Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; experience chairing meetings and effective presentation skills would be an asset
• Proven leadership experience with strong people and time management skills
• Sound knowledge of contract law and contract administration process
• Must be able to obtain Transport Canada security clearance

How to Apply

Reference no.: 20-07 Application deadline: January 20, 2020 To apply: Visit > Careers > Current Opportunities

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

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