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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!

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Marine Planning and Scheduling Specialist

Job Description:

Operations Management 

  • Read and interpret drawings and all information provided by Engineering and Supply Chain.
  • Have an understanding of basic Planning Techniques from the Work Breakdown Structure down to the activity level on the schedule including the predecessor and successor of activities.
  • Ability to organize the information and material requirements into a Work Order that is easily understood by the Production Department in a timely manner.
  • Estimate the resource requirements and duration of activities on the schedule.
  • Ability to understand the production facilities and resources capacities such as: space constrains, equipment, qualified operators, and verifies their availability in order to satisfy the Project requirements.
  • Responsibility of assigning Work Order budgets while staying within your overall budget.
  • Provide reports and spreadsheets as required on work status.
  • Participate in resource planning for the Projects.
  • Assist other planners as required to meet the schedule.

Project Management 

  • Develop and maintain procedures for planning, organizing and completing all Engineering Operations within Davie.
  • Ensure compliance with the agreed upon procedures for planning, organizing and completing all Planning Operations within Davie.
  • Ensure that all relevant Planning procedures and work instructions are available, understood, implemented and updated as per standard operating procedures.
  • Develop and cultivate a communication strategy between the Planning team, Operations Management and the Client as required.
  • Ensure a smooth flow of operations though the Planning department

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

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering in your respective discipline.
  • A minimum of 3 years in shipbuilding (obligatory).
  • College degree in related field of study.
  • Experience in planning.
  • Good knowledge of the activities network systems.
  • Understanding of AVEVA ERM or Primavera scheduling system (asset).
  • Comfortable to speak with different departments.
  • Ability to work in team.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Successfully complete the investigation and security clearance process required by the Federal Government Contract Security Program.
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Fire Department Chief

Job Description:

Daily Tasks

  • Plan the activities of your area to meet the needs of the various people involved by establishing priorities;
  • Responsible for the fire prevention programme;
  • Plan labour and equipment needs that are necessary for the completion of the fire brigade’s work;
  • Manage a fire prevention programme;
  • Provide technical support within your activity area in resolving problems that may occur during the normal course of operations;
  • Coordinate the temporary installation of equipment and devices used for fire protection on vessels under construction or in repair, in order to ensure that the various locations are protected against fires;
  • Prepare and apply emergency response plans by establishing the measures to be taken, the location of safety equipment and the preparation of emergency evacuation plans, in order to efficiently respond when accidents or fires occur;
  • Accomplish, upon your superior’s request, any other task compatible with your duties.
  • Ensure the preparation of rescue plans necessary to support the operations of the site.

Personnel Management

  • Manage the brigade in a way so that they become motivated, satisfied, loyal and efficient team members who commit to reaching the maintenance team standards and objectives as well as standards and objectives of the company as a whole;
  • Manage and coordinate the brigade training plan;
  • Manage the schedules of employees under your supervision;
  • Develop and organize task schedules such as the preventive maintenance of the equipment, the tasks and trainings;
  • Complete performance, probationary and annual evaluations of the lieutenants;
  • React in an appropriate way to actions requiring disciplinary measures while working with production management, human resources and OHS, if needed;
  • Ensure that all members of the brigade receive a development plan in order to have the capacity necessary to effectively fulfill their role and responsibilities, work in a safe way and with a spirit of co-operation while following the standardized operational procedures that were agreed upon;
  • Manage and ensure the application of the collective agreement;
  • Plan and administer budgets;
  • Direct interventions for fire, high angle rescue, confined space rescue, and evacuation of injured persons.
  • Replace the Security and Emergency Services Manager in his absence.

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

  • DEP in fire safety;
  • Hold a Private Security Office Permit (PSO);
  • Fire officer course and training;
  • Experience in managing an industrial fire brigade;
  • Ability to direct a fire situation on the shipyard in collaboration with the fire service of the city of Lévis;
  • Experience in a union environment (an asset);
  • Experience or training regarding HAZMAT interventions;
  • Experience in directing an industrial brigade with full-time staff;
  • Experience and knowledge to fight shipboard fires;
  • Experience and knowledge to direct technical rescues;
  • Very independent;
  • Excellent control of stress;
  • Ability to learn easily.
  • Successfully complete the investigation and security clearance process required by the Federal Government Contract Security Program.
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Production Supervisor – Steel

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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Human Resources Advisor

Job Description:

 

  • Carry out the complete staffing process for the assigned groups, based on management requests.
  • If applicable, manage a team of external recruiters for mass recruitment periods.
  • Collaborate, as required, with recruitment agencies to ensure that their research is well directed.
  • Coordinate the process of welcoming and integrating new employees by ensuring that all relevant participants have received the necessary instructions.
  • Coordinate necessary training such as health and safety, various work techniques, Kronos etc. to promote the integration of new employees.
  • Coordinate the performance and development evaluation process for all employees and the monitoring of probation evaluations for new employees.
  • Coordinate and facilitate disciplinary meetings with the immediate supervisor of the concerned employee.
  • Negotiate with unions in cases of misunderstandings, complaints or grievances while ensuring a healthy relationship between the parties.
  • Agree, based on current company practices and current case law, on disciplinary measures to be adopted.
  • Write disciplinary notices and track employee files.
  • Give advice to senior staff of assigned groups to promote sound personnel management.
  • Create and deploy various training courses, with the assistance of internal instructors or in collaboration with external providers, based on previously identified needs.
  • Evaluate existing training to ensure its relevance and impact on workforce skills development.
  • Create, update and disseminate policies, current procedures and procedures for possible improvements to ensure the department works as efficiently as possible.
  • Conduct exit interviews to identify the aspects that cause employees to leave. Develop improvement strategies following these interviews to reduce employee turnover rate.
  • Ensure respect of existing collective agreements.
  • Develop and update various tools to facilitate the work of human resources management.
  • Identify areas for improvement in human resources practices, procedures and processes, suggest appropriate solutions and ensure implementation of selected solutions.
  • Participate and collaborate on various HR projects (studies, training, deployment of new processes, etc.)
  • Identify innovative methods to improve employee engagement and mobilization.
  • Perform all other related tasks upon request from their immediate supervisor.

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

  • Facilitation of meetings/ Effective oral presentation;
  • Conflict management;
  • Knowledge of recruitment principles;
  • Good English skills would be an asset;
  • Have the ability to work effectively with clients and/or other groups/departments;
  • Knowledge of labour laws and regulations;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Work organization/priority management.
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Marine Steel Estimator

Job Description:

 

Operations management

  • Study drawings, specifications, work packages, classification standards and regulations and take note of important elements in order to have better knowledge of the nature of equipment and of work details indicated in specifications.
  • Analyse assigned work packages and determine their labour and material costs to implement in the most cost effective way as possible.
  • Contact selected suppliers by phone, e-mail or mail and provide them with equipment specifications in order to obtain quotations.
  • Analyse suppliers’ quotations by comparing different equipment coming from them taking into account the technical aspect according to specifications, method of payment and delivery time, in order to choose the best product.
  • Determine the cost of each work package including the chosen equipment and services by calculating the price of each element and/or part included in the final product in order to obtain a total price for the work package.
  • Establish the necessary time to complete the work packages by taking into account the manpower data compiled for previous and similar work packages , the acquired knowledge from previous projects, the specific elements of projects in progress and by asking for supervisor  or colleague assistance, if necessary, in order to calculate a total number of hours for assigned work packages.
  • List equipment and its cost, as well as all data related to labour, sub-contracts and other involved elements in order to assess the full cost of the work package.
  • Assess the level of confidence, risk and cost contingency required to apply to each estimated work package.
  • Attend Management Review Meetings as required at the request of the Director of Production.

Project Management

  • Develop and maintain procedures for planning, organizing and completing all Estimation Operations within CDCI.
  • Ensure compliance with the agreed upon procedures for planning, organizing and completing all Estimation Operations within CDCI.
  • Ensure that all relevant Estimation procedures and work instructions are available, understood, implemented and updated as per standard operating procedures.
  • Develop and cultivate a communication strategy between the Estimation team, Operations Management and the Client as required.
  • Ensure a smooth flow of operations though the Estimation department.

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

  • A technical degree in in the appropriate discipline as related to the position.
  • Five (5) or more years of experience in a similar position or as estimator in the marine, ship building or ship repair  sector.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Autonomy; Ability to manage priorities.
  • Ability to negotiate.
  • Integrity.
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Marine Electrical Estimator

Job Description:

 

Operations management

  • Study drawings, specifications, work packages, classification standards and regulations and take note of important elements in order to have better knowledge of the nature of equipment and of work details indicated in specifications.
  • Analyse assigned work packages and determine their labour and material costs to implement in the most cost effective way as possible.
  • Contact selected suppliers by phone, e-mail or mail and provide them with equipment specifications in order to obtain quotations.
  • Analyse suppliers’ quotations by comparing different equipment coming from them taking into account the technical aspect according to specifications, method of payment and delivery time, in order to choose the best product.
  • Determine the cost of each work package including the chosen equipment and services by calculating the price of each element and/or part included in the final product in order to obtain a total price for the work package.
  • Establish the necessary time to complete the work packages by taking into account the manpower data compiled for previous and similar work packages , the acquired knowledge from previous projects, the specific elements of projects in progress and by asking for supervisor  or colleague assistance, if necessary, in order to calculate a total number of hours for assigned work packages.
  • List equipment and its cost, as well as all data related to labour, sub-contracts and other involved elements in order to assess the full cost of the work package.
  • Assess the level of confidence, risk and cost contingency required to apply to each estimated work package.
  • Attend Management Review Meetings as required at the request of the Director of Production.

 Project Management

  • Develop and maintain procedures for planning, organizing and completing all Estimation Operations within CDCI.
  • Ensure compliance with the agreed upon procedures for planning, organizing and completing all Estimation Operations within CDCI.
  • Ensure that all relevant Estimation procedures and work instructions are available, understood, implemented and updated as per standard operating procedures.
  • Develop and cultivate a communication strategy between the Estimation team, Operations Management and the Client as required.
  • Ensure a smooth flow of operations though the Estimation department.

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

  • A technical degree in in the appropriate discipline as related to the position.
  • Five (5) or more years of experience in a similar position or as estimator in the marine, ship building or ship repair  sector.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Autonomy; Ability to manage priorities.
  • Ability to negotiate.
  • Integrity.
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Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Job Description:

 

  • Determine the needs of the shipyard’s buildings and establish the scope of work.
  • Produce assessments and schedules.
  • Design and carry out various structural works.
  • Prepare cost estimates and technical specification.
  • Supervise the construction or renovation and provide technical support.
  • Subcontractor management: approve estimates, answer queries, approve required documents, and manage the contract to ensure that work is being completed on budget and on schedule, and facilitate discussions and meetings.
  • Plan and prepare material requirements; prepare budget and schedule estimates; prepare reports and design specifications as related to your discipline.
  • Supervise and inspect equipment arrangement, changes, and entry into service.
  • Communicate with the production line team during the processing stage in order to identify adjustments or modifications to be made on cutting and assembly plans as required.
  • Utilize drawing software; perform intact and damage situation stability calculations, and other calculations relating to the structures of the buildings in place. Develop and ensure the maintenance of planning, organization, and completion procedures for all infrastructure engineering operations within Davie.
  • Ensure that all relevant engineering procedures and work instructions are available, understood, implemented and updated according to standard operating procedures.

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

  • A Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering.
  • Ten (10) or more years of relevant experience.
  • Be organized, meet deadlines and be able to work under pressure.
  • Strong ability to work within a team and work closely with clients, vendors and regulatory bodies
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security officer

Job Description:

 

  • Ensure surveillance of the comings and goings of everyone while maintaining the registers up-to-date.
  • Verify and conduct a search of vehicles, tool boxes and transport bags belonging to workers and/or visitors who enter and exit the shipyard.
  • Escort employees when required (visitors, employees laid-off or discharged).
  • Apply regulations concerning traffic and parking on the shipyard.
  • Patrol the entire shipyard using the electronic punch system. These patrols include the buildings, the parking lot areas, the quays, the fences and the barriers around the perimeter giving access to the shipyard.
  • Control crowds during major event, such as ship launching.
  • Issue access cards and parking stickers.
  • Control the systems of keys under responsibility of Industrial Safety.
  • Respond to any assistance request made to the department.
  • Apply the procedures of the department (emergency measures plan, MARSEC, safety procedures) in collaboration with the firefighters and the fire service of the city of Lévis.
  • Verify good working order of equipment (vehicles, alarm system, access system, etc.) at the beginning of a shift.
  • Write down events or accidents taking place during work shift in the D.E.J. (Daily Event Journal).
  • Provide first aid when necessary.
  • Initiate requests and write preliminary reports of received complaints.
  • Take initial charge of found objects.
  • Monitor fire alarms and intrusion systems.
  • Take charge of stations of other agents during meal rotation break.
  • Assist maintenance for locker control.
  • Perform other tasks compatible to his role upon his supervisor’s request.

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

  • AEC Degree in Industrial or Commercial Safety, or any other security officer trainings recognized by BSP with experience in an industrial environment.
  • Up-to-date first aid training.
  • Health and safety training in construction workplaces (asset).
  • Honesty, courtesy, discretion and professionalism
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Human Resources Coordinator

Job Description:

 

  • Complete documents concerning new employees and maintain their description and qualification up to date.
  • Prepare the availability report, determine the employees required for overtime and complete the labour request report.
  • Coordinate labour movements for production trades according to general and particular labour needs in the shipyard and provisions in the collective agreement.
  • Record changes for overtime and prepare the lists for the various units.
  • Communicate with human resources for hiring, dismissals and/or files.
  • Attend weekly labour planning meetings; plan the needs according to the established schedules and transmit the information to the people involved.
  • Communicate labour changes to the supervisors.
  • Maintain a uniform application of the provisions in the collective agreement between the supervisors and their superior.
  • Distribute the entirety of the labour force by issuing appropriate directions and procedures and providing assistance to supervisory personnel in solving problems relating to labour management.
  • Advise managers and support them in labour assignment, taking into account the general and specific needs for staff in the shipyard and the provisions in the collective agreement, and update the assignment chart.
  • Give all relevant information to the people in charge of work units having to do with the distribution of overtime, in compliance with the provisions in the collective agreement.
  • Welcome new employees, assign them to the appropriate places and monitor their probationary period; follow up with regard to performance evaluations during and at the end of the probationary period.
  • Complete forms for vacations and worker time banks, distribute them to the people involved and keep the registry of employees on vacation, time banks and assignment charts up to date.
  • Participate in the renewal of the collective agreement.
  • Accomplish any other administrative task related to labour management upon request from your superior.

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

  • College diploma (DEC) in administrative techniques, human resources option.
  • Bilingual, written and spoken, an asset.
  • 3 to 5 years of relevant experience in human resources management.
  • Ability to work under pressure, focus on your work and respect deadlines.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Office suite.
  • Strong ability to adapt to changes, sense of initiative and flexibility, sense of organization.
  • Strong discretion and aptitude for confidentiality demonstrated.
  • Strong aptitude for interpersonal relations, ease of communication.
  • Ability to manage several files at a time, aptitude for teamwork
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Firefighter

Job Description:

 

In order to carry out his/her duties, the holder of this position works to prevent fires and accidents by the checks he/she performs aboard ships and in workshops. This person acts as a resource when the time comes to authorize work that is dangerous in nature.

  • Answer emergency calls and various assistance requests when required;
  • Control and extinguish fires using equipment made available;
  • Inform and educate workers on safe work procedures;
  • Cooperate in verification of response equipment according to operational needs;
  • Cooperate in ship connection activities;
  • Upon his supervisor’s request, drive emergency and service vehicles;
  • Conduct the inventory of equipment found in the emergency and service vehicles and keeps it in good order;
  • Perform prevention rounds and patrols;
  • Signal unusual situations and take action;
  • Act as a resource person in the work permit issuing process;
  • Cooperate in opening and closing the gas network;
  • Perform surveillance during work for transferring fuel or hazardous materials;
  • Participate in the exercises and training offered in order to keep your skills and knowledge up to date;
  • Perform any other related task upon his supervisor’s request.

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

  • Possess a DEP in Fire Safety Intervention or any other training with a relevant experience.
  • Work experience in the industrial sector (asset).
  • Be able to work under pressure.
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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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