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Working at Davie

An exciting and engaging career awaits you at Davie!

Davie understands the importance of teamwork and that is why we place our employees first. We guarantee you an exciting career with unique challenges as we grow and continue to achieve high performance through creativity and the support of our team.

We offer our employees a collaborative way working with management through working together

We are always looking for qualified and energetic people to join our team. For more information on current openings at Davie please scroll down.

We believe that we will be successful and will position ourselves to be at the forefront of worldwide maritime construction with the right team and we are waiting for you!

Contact us today : careers@davie.ca

 

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Cost controller

Job Description:

 

  • Develop and keep management information reports such as progressive invoicing, contract direct cost analysis, net cash flow, currency impact analysis, critical supplier list;
  • Work in close cooperation with the project director in order to make sure that he is aware of progress related to the project in progress;
  • Develop performance indicators (cost analysis);
  • Participate in kickoff meetings to understand budget, schedule and execution strategy;
  • Develop and update work flow procedures as needed;
  • Complete a comprehensive budget analysis compared with real costs of the project;
  • Ability to develop and improve the tools, techniques and processes to fit with the requirement of the project;
  • Make sure that internal control systems exist and that they are implemented during various stages of the project according to the company’s standards;
  • Keep a control list and a key control file for an annual audit;
  • Make sure that the shipyard change orders are recorded and have the appropriate approval level;
  • Identify cost reduction initiatives;
  • Provide general support to other departments, e.g.: Supply and Operations;
  • Ensure compliance with laws and all specific local requirements;
  • Participate in the continuous improvement and implementation of work processes regarding cost control
  • Perform any other related tasks.

Required Skills and Knowledge for this role include but are not limited to the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or in any other relevant field;
  • Possess one of the following titles:CPA,  CA, CMA or CGA;
  • 5 years of experience in a similar job;
  • Bilingual (mandatory);
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team and resolve conflicts;
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel;
  • Good practical knowledge of financial systems, project management techniques (planning, budget control, etc.).
  • Successfully complete the investigation and security clearance process required by the Federal Government Contract Security Program
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Production Supervisor

Job Description:

 

Operations management

  • Work with your immediate supervisor to establish action plans to ensure the efficient and effective completion of production tasks, communicate these action plans clearly and effectively and monitor the progress towards completion.
  • Be knowledgeable and aware of the daily operations being completed by your team, take responsibility for their actions and queries by ensuring that you respond quickly and clearly to any queries / discrepancies to ensure that desired results are achieved.
  • Plan daily operations / tasks accordingly to ensure that the production schedule is achieved. Be prepared to discuss any inabilities to meet the production schedule with proposed solutions for getting back on schedule.
  • Work with your immediate manager to prioritize production actions / tasks.
  • Manage and verify daily production reports.
  • Perform follow up as required if a particular task performed does not meet the quality expectations and re-work needs to be completed.
  • Develop work methods as required to ensure the most effective and efficient manner to complete an action / task.
  • Approve documents related to production (work instructions, forms, non-conformance reports, etc…) as they relate to produced components.
  • Participate in optimization of fabrication  procedures such as automation as they relate to your discipline
  • Participate in improving production processes in order to reduce re-work.
  • Review and recommend modifications in procedures, work instructions and other production related documents for continuous improvement of production-related activities.
  • Attend Production and Management Review Meetings as required at the request of the Director of Production or other members of the management team

 People Management

  • Lead the skilled trades employees in such a manner that they are motivated, satisfied, loyal and effective team members who are committed to the achieving the standards and the goals of the production team and of the corporation as a whole.
  • In conjunction with the Production manager, complete all probationary and subsequent performance reviews for skilled trades employees.
  • Ensure that all skilled trades employees receive the required training for their role.
  • React appropriately to actions that require disciplinary action by working in conjunction with Production Management, Human Resources and HSE as required.

Required Skills and Knowledge for this role include but are not limited to the following:

  • Post Secondary education in the appropriate discipline as related to the position.
  • Work experience in an industrial environment.
  • Five (5) or more years of experience in personnel management.
  • Experience in working in a unionized environment.
  • Working knowledge of the MS Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Working knowledge of the English language (spoken, read) would be considered an asset.
  • Successfully complete the investigation and security clearance process required by the Federal Government Contract Security Program.
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Ship Manager

Job Description:

 

  • Ensure the follow-up on technical aspects, upkeep and services related to vessels, including dry docks and investigations.
  • Establish vessel operation budget in cooperation with the onboard manager and perform a follow-up on real costs;
  • Communicate with Human Resources concerning vessel personnel.
  • Offer support related to questions concerning technical operations, when required.
  • Be involved in purchasing spare parts for vessels.
  • Visit the vessels at regular intervals for inspection purposes.
  • Correspond with and report to the owner of the vessel(s).
  • Follow up on insurance cases in cooperation with the insurance claim manager.
  • Ensure that OHS rules and norms are respected and that the prevention mechanisms are applied.
  • Ensure that the respected results are reached for each group of work in construction berths and finishing wharves for the project assigned to them.
  • Develop and promote management tools which would allow for anticipating technical information and material needs so as to respect construction costs and schedules.
  • Respect schedules of different projects.
  • Issue instructions and control their implementation, prepare reports.
  • Validate manpower levels required according to material, information and production equipment availabilities, as well as according to physical locations and infrastructure arrangements.
  • Compare real costs with budgets concerning assembly berth and finishing wharf.
  • Ensure sub-contracting work integration.
  • Verify the quality control is performed and documented according to test and inspection plan and to test schedule;
  • Participate in meetings when required.
  • Perform other tasks compatible with your functions upon your supervisor’s request.

People Management

  • Lead the team of Zone Managers and other employees as required in such a manner that they are motivated, satisfied, loyal and effective team members who are committed to the achieving the standards and the goals of the department and of the corporation as a whole.
  • In conjunction with the production management, complete all probationary and other performance reviews for Zone Managers.
  • Ensure that all Zone Managers receive a development plan for action to ensure that they have the required skills to effective and efficient completion of their roles and responsibilities, work in a safe and cooperative manner while following agreed upon standard operating procedures.
  • Respond appropriately to any violations of the HSE policy and notify the HSE team of the issue immediately.
  • React appropriately to actions that require disciplinary action by working in conjunction with Production Management, Human Resources and HSE as required.

Required Skills and Knowledge for this role include but are not limited to the following:

  • Post Secondary education in the appropriate discipline as related to the position.
  • Experience in a shipbuilding / ship repair environment
  • Experience in unionized work environment.
  • Time management & delegation skills
  • Customer oriented.
  • Capacity to manage and motivate.
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Good interpersonal skills in order to develop close relationships with shipyard staff and vessel owners.
  • Successfully complete the investigation and security clearance process required by the Federal Government Contract Security Program.
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Project Manager

Job Description:

 

  • Organize a dedicated project team or structure using the resources of various company functions.
  • Manage the client-supplier relationship by acting as a key interface for client relations.
  • Manage the contract and its specifications. Identify and communicate contractual obligations and ensure they are respected at all times.
  • Transform contract uncertainties into commercial advantages and benefits.
  • Correct contract loopholes by defining new arrangements when needed.
  • Identify contract and specification changes, manage them, prepare additional resource and/or deadline claims and present them to the client.
  • Ensure that the project obtains the investments needed for its achievement.
  • Establish a project plan, based on the construction strategy as well as the scheduling of the plan’s activities covering the entirety of company functions, including subcontracted activities.
  • Based on the allocated budget, designate material resources, manpower and financial resources to the various plan activities. The project plan must be sufficiently detailed to ensure adequate control of the project and the given subcontracted activities with regard to cost, quality and schedule.
  • Establish a plan for resource mobilization, including training if needed.
  • Establish a quality plan.
  • Ensure that project-specific processes are respected.
  • Establish a communication plan also aimed at subcontractors.
  • Manage the interfaces between the different project stakeholders.
  • Follow up on performance with regard to established budgets and the schedule of planned activities. Identify and justify discrepancies; put corrective actions in place.
  • Produce cost and schedule projections.
  • Produce monthly and quarterly project reports.
  • Identify risks and put contingency plans in place.
  • Subcontractor management: approve estimates, answer questions, approve required documents and manage the contract in order to ensure that work is completed according to budget and schedule, as well as facilitate discussions and meetings.
  • Project management: planning, preparing material requirements; preparing budget and schedule estimates; preparing reports and drawing specifications linked to the discipline.
  • Major equipment management: supervise and inspect the arrangement, modification and entry into service of major equipment linked to the discipline.

Required Skills and Knowledge for this role include but are not limited to the following:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in engineering.
  • A Master’s degree in project management (an asset) or equivalent experience.
  • Advanced oral and written English.
  • Seven (7) years of experience in significant project management.
  • Experience in conflict management and negotiation.
  • Ability to manage multiple client-supplier relationships simultaneously.
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Knowledge of Primavera Project Planner (an asset).
  • Display leadership and autonomy.
  • Have a strong sense of responsibility.
  • Ability to resist stress.
  • Successfully complete the investigation and security clearance process required by the Federal Government Contract Security Program.
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