Project Manager

Our Burnaby, BC based client has an immediate need for an Infrastructure Project Manager to join their team for a two (2) year contract opportunity.

General Description

The Project Manager – Infrastructure Level 2 is responsible for the successful completion of medium to high risk and highly complex infrastructure or other construction projects by leading cross-functional, multi-disciplinary teams through project activities so that projects are successfully completed safely, with quality, within budget, and on time.

We are looking for:

  • A dynamic and energetic individual who is able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • A proven leader who is solution focused and takes accountability
  • Strong communication and organization skills
  • Ability to manage multiple programs or projects simultaneously
  • Experience managing projects for brownfield substations, specifically in feeder sections
  • Electrical Substation experience and PMP® preferred

The resource for this role will be able to start remotely, and work at our client’s Burnaby location once COVID restrictions are lifted. The resource should be based in the greater Vancouver area.

Must have:

  • Utilities industry experience is preferred, open to EPCM companies – owner operator for utilities or client side
  • 8+ years experience as a Project Manager for infrastructure projects
  • PMP® is preferred
  • Electrical substation experience is preferred
  • Experience managing high volume programs (10-20 simultaneous projects)
  • Previous BC Hydro experience is an asset

Experience and Role Accountabilities

  • A minimum nine (9) years of project management experience or equivalent.
  • Plan, direct, and report on infrastructure and other construction project activities by consistently monitoring project benefits, resources and status and creating documents such as project plans, action logs, communication plans, status reports and post implementation reviews so that the project is implemented as planned.
  • Develop project plans and risk management plans for medium to high risk and highly complex infrastructure or other construction projects with a capital cost that is generally up to $50 million for effective management throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Manage multiple activities effectively such as quality assurance, engineering, First Nations and stakeholder engagement, communication, regulatory approvals, procurement, planning and controls, construction management, pre-commissioning, employee relations, and safety by using project management principles in monitoring progress and establishing standards for implementation to keep the project within allotted time and budget.
  • Complete project management activities including scoping, planning, managing, monitoring, and reporting on project tasks by using advanced skills in Microsoft Office as well as project management programs to fulfill business needs.
  • Maintain meaningful relationships with stakeholders including customers, engineers and field crews through regular communication using excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills enabling timely progression of projects.
  • Establish standards for implementation and monitoring using excellent analytical skills and a comprehensive knowledge of project management practices and procedures to optimize project resources.

Education and Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business, Economics or related discipline
  • Bachelor’s degree Engineering, an asset
  • Project Management Professional (PMP®) designation, preferred
  • Advanced MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project)
  • Advanced English skills for professional environment, written and spoken

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com  

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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P&C Maintenance Engineering

Our client, one of the largest energy suppliers in Canada has an immediate need for a P&C Maintenance Engineering Consultant who be responsible for providing technical support for the protection systems, excitation systems, in plant communication systems and instrumentation equipment for client’s hydroelectric generating stations.

This is a 24-month contract located in Vancouver, British Columbia.

General Description

Specialist Engineer is a professional engineer or geoscientist who applies engineering knowledge to provide engineering, estimating, planning, and quality management services for medium complexity projects and/or operations safely, with quality, within budget, and on time. This engineer will provide project support for various NERC standard projects.

Experience and Role Accountabilities

  • A minimum eight (8) years of experience in a relevant engineering field or equivalent.
  • Develop safe engineering solutions by using initiative and judgement to perform tasks including developing designs, analyzing and resolving problems, and interpreting engineering specifications on medium complexity and scope assignments for client projects and operations.
  • Assist project or operations management to meet safety, cost, quality, and time objectives by proposing changes in plans and estimated costs, recommending payment for work completed by contractors, preparing progress reports, coordinating work schedules and other similar tasks.
  • Resolve highly technical and unusual design and field engineering problems by conducting independent studies and analysis, exercising independent judgment in selecting and interpreting information, recommending safe engineering designs to support successful operations and/or project completion at client.
  • Participate in client’s engineering practice by conducting independent studies and analysis, contributing to the development of technical standards, exercising judgment in selecting and interpreting information, recommending safe engineering designs, and making decisions related to methods and designs as well as providing guidance and advice to other engineering professionals to develop future capability at client.
  • Deliver exceptional customer service by communicating with stakeholders and performing activities such as defining the scope of engineering/geoscience services to be provided, establishing the basic design criteria with the client, approving all related technical documentation, and assessing and reporting on work progress against standards, objectives, and specifications to support completion of projects safely, with quality, within budget and on time.

What you will need to succeed…

Additional Experience and Responsibilities:

  • This role requires experience with the design of Generation protection and control systems in electrical utility Generating stations.
  • The work is focused on the protection and control systems related to generating units and associated auxiliary equipment.
  • Prepare project documentation and deliverables in accordance with client project and Engineering Design Practices (i.e. evaluation reports, specifications, proposals, estimates, design basis', calculations, hazard logs, test plans).
  • Prepare design work packages including scope, duration, and level of effort estimates.
  • Prepare signed/sealed engineering deliverables as a Professional of Record (PoR) in accordance with EGBC and client Design Practices.
  • Provide technical assistance and construction support in the field and undertake field reviews as required by EGBC.
  • Prepare detailed designs and documentation for protection and control systems in substations with operating voltages from 12 kV to 500 kV in accordance with client and industry standards and practices.
  • Prepare detailed design packages (equipment layouts, single line diagrams, ac/dc schematics diagrams, cable schedules, wiring diagrams, material lists, external connections) required to install or modify equipment, including interfacing to the existing station systems, ready to issue and archive in the client Drawing file system.

Must Haves

  • Registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) or Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo.) with Engineers & Geoscientists BC or with another jurisdiction and eligible for registration as such with Engineers & Geoscientists BC.
  • Intermediate English skills for professional environment, written and spoken.
  • Familiarity with CAD systems and drawing standards.
  • Ability to use standard industry design/analysis software.
  • Intermediate MS Office skills (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

Nice to haves

  • P.Eng. is preferred,
  • Candidate who is currently located in Vancouver is preferred.
  • Experience working with one or more of the following NERC standards is an asset –  PRC-019, MOD-025, MOD-026, MOD-027, VRA-501-WECC-3.1.

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help!

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com 

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Business Analyst/Developer

Our client, one of the largest energy suppliers in Canada has an immediate need for a Business Analyst/Developer, an expert in business, specializing in a particular field such as Risk Management, Policy Advisory, Strategic Planning, Business Process Improvement, or Business Transformation. This is a 12-month contract located in Burnaby British Columbia.

General Description

The Business Decision Support Professional Level 3 facilitates complex decision-making in support of the design and implementation of business change or improvement initiatives.

Experience and Role Accountabilities

  • A minimum sixteen (16) years of directly related work experience or equivalent.
  • Translate business insights into strategic, actionable options by obtaining and organizing key business information, enabling informed decision-making.
  • Facilitate decision-making across diverse groups of stakeholders by using excellent skills in communication, critical thinking, and persuasive influencing to deliver recommendations that align to the business goals.
  • Maintain meaningful business relationships by prioritizing strategic considerations in a complex environment with diverse groups of stakeholders so that projects are implemented as planned.
  • Plan and organize business initiatives by using expert knowledge in business drivers, risk tolerance, and trade-off processes, to enable successful integration and adoption in client’s complex and regulated environment.
  • Contribute to the development of decision-making standards by using expert knowledge in industry trends and practices, to enable consistent principle-based decision-making at client.

What you will need to succeed…

Must Haves

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Law, Finance, Economics, Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Advanced English skills for professional environment, written and spoken.

Additional Experience and Responsibilities:

  • A minimum five (5) years of business development and/or management experience.
  • Gather and analyze business requirements to support decision-making for business operations and projects.
  • Support business case development for complex projects by reviewing alternatives, providing financial analysis, arranging executive review, and securing necessary approvals.
  • Respond to inquiries and internal stakeholders´ requests regarding business cases and business case development.
  • Develop project timelines consistent with senior management and board of director requirements.
  • Ensure that the purpose, justification, and cash flow profile of proposed capital spending is aligned with the capital plan and meets both short and long-term strategies.
  • Research, gather, and present supporting information such that project specific business initiatives can be communicated and implemented.
  • Liaise throughout the Engineering, Indigenous Relations, Generation and Transmission organizations to support internal stakeholders on expenditures so that Generation and Transmission business strategies and long-term goals are met.
  • Apply judgement with respect to the development of project valuation methodologies both qualitative and quantitative.
  • Resolve issues, identify and communicate risks, and ensure that appropriate risk management initiatives are identified and implemented.

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help!

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com 

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

EWEMI