Estimator

Our client, a reputable leader in building automation systems, is looking for a Sales Estimator to provide project estimation and assistance to the sales

The Sales Estimator is responsible for providing a complete estimate consisting of take off sheets, control sketches, coordination with electrical subcontractors, assist in preparing scope letters, researching field instrumentation and conducting site surveys.

Duties Include:

  • Provide accurate estimations with low risk and low cost
  • Assists sales team with estimates, walk-throughs and field surveys.
  • Assist in creating scope letter for each project.
  • Review specification and control schematics.
  • Provide clear documentation on estimates and proposals. 
  • Provide backup support for quotes and deviations from specifications.
  • Work with entire internal team to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Develop relationships with other Sales Engineers and Project Engineers to deliver quality results. 

Skills Required:

  • Knowledgeable in DDC control theory and HVAC systems. 
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience providing estimations
  • Possess thorough understanding of mechanical systems and automation selection.
  • Committed to integrity in business.
  • Excellent writing, communication & presentation skills. 
  • Possess valid provincial motor vehicle license and safe driving record.
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7 and Microsoft Office
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, or a related discipline is required.

 

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Vice President, Buildings

Vice President and Sector Lead for Buildings

A world class consulting firm that has been featured on numerous television documentaries involving the worlds tallest skyscrapers and landmark structures is seeking a Sector Lead VP for the buildings group. 

So what does this entail?

This position reports to the President/CEO and is responsible for the development of sales growth strategies across all regions within the Buildings Sector.  You will do this by conducting market research, preparing market strategies and establishing market priorities. You are accountable for setting high technical standards across all practice areas and ensuring that R&D contributions continue within the Buildings Sector.

Business Development & Sales

  • Global marketing strategy
  • Development of strategic customers and Sector growth 
  • Work with Regional VP developing M&A opportunities in their regions.
  • Marketing budget management.
  • Provide intel to regional sales team on potential new business opportunities and facilitate introductions

Project Delivery Accountability:

  • Oversight on all major projects especially ones involve new business development.
  • High level of service delivered across the Sector globally.
  • Project management/sponsorship for key projects especially those that involve new/ key clients.

Technical Oversight

  • Setting a standard across all practice area groups across the Sector.
  • Assessing Sector trends in technology. Works with Regional business to assign Technical teams to strategic development allocating time of technical staff towards R&D across the different Sectors.
  • Developing key technical skills across sector while maintaining a high technical standard, reputation and capability.

People Leadership

  • Technical development of Practice Area Leaders and development of direct reports.
  • Finding specialist talent within the Sector and working with Regional Managers to fit them into their group structure.
  • Setting KPI’s and objectives and managing performance of Sector staff.
  • Accountable for the overall engagement of Global staff.
  • Ensuring all Health and safety regulations are policies are developed, maintained and enhanced within the organization.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of the engineering requirements for the specific Sector.
  • Previous experience working as a General Manager or VP for a Business unit or Regional area.
  • Demonstrated excellent communication and interpersonal skills (e.g. oral, written, and listening).
  • Experience with developing a Business strategy and can demonstrate previous success in implementing the strategy.
  • Developing measurements to set, monitor and achieve Business unit short term and long-term goals.

EDUCATION REQUIRED

  • Holds Professional Engineering designation.
  • Has completed MBA level studies in Business management and/or has previous demonstrated experience developing market strategy for the Sector (P&L management).

 

 

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Project Manager Road Maintenance & Operations

On behalf of our client, we are looking for a project manager with strong experience in road operations and maintenance.  This is an excellent full time position with an international organization the specializes in the operations and maintenance of public and private infrastructure.  Working in a collaborative manner with the team, he/she will achieve operational excellence in the service provided to the client in the most efficient manner.

Duties Include

  • Analyze in detail, from a technical perspective, the current operation of the road maintenance contracts.
  • Identify, plan, propose, support and lead, if necessary, the implementation of timely operational improvement actions, ensuring quality, efficiency and profitability.
  • Participate in operational analysis, including measures of effectiveness, manning requirements, reporting criteria and methodology and evaluation of needs, trends and response.
  • Interpret codes, implement policies and procedures, follow oral and written instructions, and experience in the use of computers and common computer programs
  • Provide operations enhancement recommendations
  • Develop long and short-range strategic operational plans and budget analysis.

 

Skills Required

  • 3+  years of experience in ROAD MAINTENANCE.  
  • Fleet management will be considered a strong asset.
  • Civil Engineering / Transportation Management Degree will considered a strong asset
  • Must have the ability to lead, plan & manage a large scale 24 hour operations program to include directing, instructing and supervising a large number of staff and diverse groups
  • Knowledge and experience in highway traffic operations and road maintenance techniques and management.
  • Demonstrated success in keeping programs on schedule and within budget while meeting the performance goals of contracts managed, and in effectively managing multiple team members
  • Demonstrated management experience, especially with staff in different geographic locations.

** This position will require training at either the client’s Sault Ste Marie or North Bay project site for one month to ensure appropriate operational training and shadowing, with our current Project Manager.  Housing/hotel, and travel expenses will be covered by the Company.

Project Manager York

Project Manager needed to support the day to day operations of the Road Maintenance department. Ensuring all MTO contracts are met in a cost effective, safe and efficient manner. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide structure, support, administrative systems and methodologies to meet contract obligations in relation to quality, safety, contractor agreements, procurement, cost control, scheduling and estimating management processes and procedures.
  • Proactively respond to issues that impact on contract requirements and facilitate solutions in timely manner; share methodologies that will bring about improvements systemically.
  • Organize, direct, manage and coordinate the project team members to build teamwork and ensure high performance.
  • Drives the company values and ensures the values are incorporated into the development, management and performance of the team. Seeks to develop employees professionally to include safety, quality, customer service and general business proficiency.
  • Comply with Company Risk Management, Quality Assurance and Safety programs, policies, systems and procedures including federal, state and local legislation and statutory.
  • Establish and maintain effective relations with the Client, subcontractors and suppliers. 
  • Interfaces with designers, manages regulatory and Fire/Life/Safety approval process.
  • Monitor financial performance, conduct financial analysis and prepare performance information and recommendations for incorporation into the periodic reports to management.
  • Provide input into the development, review, negotiation and implementation of subcontractor and supplier agreements in order to gain the best possible return for the contract.
  • Establish and report appropriate metrics for measuring contract performance.
  • Responsible for the overall safety of all project personnel. 
  • Avoids legal challenges by complying with federal, state, and local legal requirements.
  • Carry out all duties in line with Company policies and procedures as amended from time to time.
  • Monitors Rehabilitation activities to ensure that goals or objectives of the project are accomplished, to include O&M Manual development, design review, planning, and facility/system acceptance following renewal/rehabilitation.  

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge of asset management within facility maintenance, repairs, and operations.
  • Experience with project management concepts, related processes, principles and their application. Must be able to adapt to a constantly changing environment.
  • Must be able to negotiate, coordinate and plan effectively. The incumbent must possess strong analytical and communication skills.
  • A well organized, self-directed individual with the ability to provide strong leadership, possess the ability to manage and organize multiple priorities, maintain a significant customer focus and positive customer service attitude.
  • Standard engineering and MS Office software proficiency to include Microsoft word, excel, access and project, in addition to CMMS applications specific to DataStream (MP2) / INFOR (EAM).
  • This position requires a highly developed sense of safety awareness and perceptive ability. Must have the ability to recognize hazards inherent in routine and non-routine tasks and make adjustments to avoid loss, injury or accident.
  • Must be able to think clearly and focus on your safety in your immediate surroundings, while using tools and equipment, while driving or operating equipment.
  • As a supervisor, you are required to lead by example; encourage co-workers and supervised employees to correctly use PPE; follow proper safety rules of conduct, take appropriate corrective actions, including the initiation of disciplinary action to enforce the use and observance of PPE and safety rules within your area of supervised responsibility.
  • Must be willing and able to meet any specific project contractual obligation.
  • Must be willing and able to pass Advanced MOT training

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience (Required)
  • Professional Engineering License (Highly desired)
  • 5-10 years industry experience; previous facility management or supervisory experience (Required)
  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record (Required)

Work Environment

  • Office and Field Environment in heat and cold
  • Minimal travel required
  • 24/7 Operations-Occasional holidays, nights, weekends are required.
  • Work over and around water
  • Working from heights
  • Working in tight spaces
  • Sitting
  • Working in traffic

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Project Manager Halton

Project Manager needed to support the day to day operations of the Road Maintenance department. Ensuring all MTO contracts are met in a cost effective, safe and efficient manner. This is for Halton Region area(s)

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide structure, support, administrative systems and methodologies to meet contract obligations in relation to quality, safety, contractor agreements, procurement, cost control, scheduling and estimating management processes and procedures.
  • Proactively respond to issues that impact on contract requirements and facilitate solutions in timely manner; share methodologies that will bring about improvements systemically.
  • Organize, direct, manage and coordinate the project team members to build teamwork and ensure high performance.
  • Drives the company values and ensures the values are incorporated into the development, management and performance of the team. Seeks to develop employees professionally to include safety, quality, customer service and general business proficiency.
  • Comply with Company Risk Management, Quality Assurance and Safety programs, policies, systems and procedures including federal, state and local legislation and statutory.
  • Establish and maintain effective relations with the Client, subcontractors and suppliers. 
  • Interfaces with designers, manages regulatory and Fire/Life/Safety approval process.
  • Monitor financial performance, conduct financial analysis and prepare performance information and recommendations for incorporation into the periodic reports to management.
  • Provide input into the development, review, negotiation and implementation of subcontractor and supplier agreements in order to gain the best possible return for the contract.
  • Establish and report appropriate metrics for measuring contract performance.
  • Responsible for the overall safety of all project personnel. 
  • Avoids legal challenges by complying with federal, state, and local legal requirements.
  • Carry out all duties in line with Company policies and procedures as amended from time to time.
  • Monitors Rehabilitation activities to ensure that goals or objectives of the project are accomplished, to include O&M Manual development, design review, planning, and facility/system acceptance following renewal/rehabilitation.  

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge of asset management within facility maintenance, repairs, and operations.
  • Experience with project management concepts, related processes, principles and their application. Must be able to adapt to a constantly changing environment.
  • Must be able to negotiate, coordinate and plan effectively. The incumbent must possess strong analytical and communication skills.
  • A well organized, self-directed individual with the ability to provide strong leadership, possess the ability to manage and organize multiple priorities, maintain a significant customer focus and positive customer service attitude.
  • Standard engineering and MS Office software proficiency to include Microsoft word, excel, access and project, in addition to CMMS applications specific to DataStream (MP2) / INFOR (EAM).
  • This position requires a highly developed sense of safety awareness and perceptive ability. Must have the ability to recognize hazards inherent in routine and non-routine tasks and make adjustments to avoid loss, injury or accident.
  • Must be able to think clearly and focus on your safety in your immediate surroundings, while using tools and equipment, while driving or operating equipment.
  • As a supervisor, you are required to lead by example; encourage co-workers and supervised employees to correctly use PPE; follow proper safety rules of conduct, take appropriate corrective actions, including the initiation of disciplinary action to enforce the use and observance of PPE and safety rules within your area of supervised responsibility.
  • Must be willing and able to meet any specific project contractual obligation.
  • Must be willing and able to pass Advanced MOT training

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience (Required)
  • Professional Engineering License (Highly desired)
  • 5-10 years industry experience; previous facility management or supervisory experience (Required)
  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record (Required)

Work Environment

  • Office and Field Environment in heat and cold
  • Minimal travel required
  • 24/7 Operations-Occasional holidays, nights, weekends are required.
  • Work over and around water
  • Working from heights
  • Working in tight spaces
  • Sitting
  • Working in traffic

 

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Project Manager

A world class consulting firm that has been featured on numerous television documentaries involving the worlds tallest skyscrapers and landmark structures is seeking a Project Manager responsible for full-cycle PM duties including business development and project finances through to execution.

The role includes but is not limited to:

  • Responsible to effectively source, negotiate and facilitate new business
  • Responsible for developing working relationships with clients
  • Meet and exceed client expectations and project milestones
  • Developing and tracking proposals
  • Manage financial activities of the project including tracking revenue, issuing invoices and recovering receivables
  • Assembling and guiding a team towards meeting project objectives
  • Ensuring that Quality Assurances are completed, recorded and meet company standards and project scope

Job Requirements

  • 3-10 years of demonstrated experience in project management with engineering or environmental projects
  • A minimum of an Undergraduate Engineering Degree
  • Mechanical or Structural Engineering an asset; others will be considered
  • Demonstrated ability to start up and turnaround situations
  • A drive to make it happen; turn client needs into opportunities
  • Ability to deliver on commitments and exceed client expectations
  • Experience in developing and maintaining excellent working relationships with clients
  • Experience in developing detailed proposals and negotiating fees with clients
  • Knowledge related to Structural Dynamics and/or knowledge of the design of structures and application of wind and snow loading
  • Proven ability to successfully meet schedules and control costs
  • An aptitude for practical problem solving
  • Desire and ability to work in and contribute to project teams
  • Excellent team leadership skills and experience

Candidates should also possess:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong people and team management skills
  • An ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Exceptional organizational capabilities

 

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Senior Architectural Technologist

Our client, a successful medium sized boutique Architect firm in Edmonton is growing and adding a Senior Architectural Technologist to their team.  Their social and friendly office is design driven, service oriented and passionate about the buildings they create. 

They are successfully serving institutional, commercial, multi-tenant residential and industrial clients for 30+ years across Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia. 

Additionally, our client has a very team oriented, dynamic, supportive and enthusiastic office culture with opportunities for growth and development.

 The Senior Architectural Technologist is responsible for creating and coordinating contract documents, reviewing drawings, coordinating with consultants and supporting projects through to contract administration and completion. The position provides technical expertise to the firm and acts as the technical lead on architectural design projects, participating in the design and construction process as well as providing input or support to achieve project objectives.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Prepare working drawings; ensuring that they are coordinated effectively; having correspondence with consultants to make sure everything stays up to date.
  • Research construction materials and methods for specific project application; provides guidance on architectural detail to in-house contract document production teams.
  • Do markups on the drawings and make corrections; prioritizing drawing projects based on urgency.
  • Research construction materials and methods for specific project application; provide input on architectural details.
  • Communicates effectively with clients, consultants and staff to maintain company’s reputation for quality.
  • Prepares and/or reviews written project specifications.
  • Stays abreast of current technologies and materials through attendance at seminars, product demonstrations, etc.
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of company drafting standards and standard details.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Ensure timely and accurate design and delivery of drawings and plans.
  • All drawings or designs created must be in line with current drafting/design standards, including use of revision control
  • Ensure the production of accurate drawings, building details and drawing templates in compliance with applicable building codes and standards. Bring issues on the projects to the attention of the Architect.
  • Communication is ongoing, clear, concise, and complete.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date filing and cataloguing of drawings and plans. 
  • Maintain up-to-date current company drafting and design standards.
  • Keep up-to-date on building codes, drafting/design practices.
  • Maintains capability on MS Word, Sketch-up and AutoCAD software; capability on Revit.

Skills/Knowledge/Experience/Education Required:

  • Minimum of 8 years related experience in a Canadian/US architecture firm.
  • Post-secondary diploma in Architectural Technology from a recognized Institution.
  • Strong knowledge of building codes, standards and building structures.
  • Understanding of building construction and the value of effective technical documents.
  • Knowledge of technical detailing, construction process, construction industry.
  • Excellent interpersonal, multi-tasking, coordination and organizational abilities.
  • Strong problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Good proofreading capabilities with a strong attention to detail.
  • Detail and process oriented with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to visualize in 3D.
  • Strong relationship-management skills with the ability to work effectively with a diverse team and direct and manage the work of others.
  • An effective communicator with strong listening, oral and written skills.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD/Revit, InDesign, Photoshop, PDF editing software, MS Office.

Regional Project Manager

Regional Project Manager

Responsible for the delivery and development of a multiple road infrastructure contracts (supporting various locations), including the identification, development and maintenance of new regional client relationships and business opportunities.

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Meet or exceed contract requirements to ensure our services (Operations & Maintenance) are meeting and exceeding client needs, in conjunction with regulatory responsibilities to the MOT (Ministry of Transportation)
  • Develop and maintain relationships with current & new clients and project stakeholders.
  • Proactively respond and facilitate solutions to client concerns and opportunities.
  • Lead and develop employees providing a healthy and productive work environment.
  • Deliver required commercial and financial outcomes for projects undertaken
  • Will support company safety metrics and standards, to ensure contract is met successfully and with no injuries
  • Measure and report on performance across sites to leadership
     

Required Skills and Experience: 

Minimum of 5-10 years of facility/roadway/tunnel experience on major projects, specifically supporting road maintenance / interstates / construction

  • Supervisory / Management experience is required as it will support various teams across multiple locations
  • Financial and business acumen is required – specifically with the ability to manage a large P&L and support others
  • Exemplary communication skills both oral and written.
  • Strong computer skills and broad competency across the MS Office suite and related software.
  • Valid Driver’s License with good driving record.
  • Ability to continuously improve operations and contribute to process improvement
  • Experience with MS Office (Word, Power Point, & Excel)

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in engineering, construction management or related degree preferred.

Working Conditions / Physical Demands & Other:

  • An ability to work flexibly and willingness to work extensively to meet business needs.
    High level of attention to detail, initiative, problem solving, personal organizational and leadership skills.
  • Ability to work across a wide array of functions as part of a small committed team.
  • Strong strategic and analytical thinking.
  • Will require work inside and outside of the office, to review the contract site and meet with teams, which may occasionally expose this role to outside weather, i.e. wind, snow, rain, walking in/around road/highway areas
  • Will require 30% travel across regions to support multiple projects/teams – company vehicle will be provided to aid in this requirement
  • Must be able to function and operate typical office equipment (i.e. typing, faxing, writing/reading, scanning, use of office phone)

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Planner/Scheduler II

Do you want to work for the largest electrical and natural gas utility companies in Massachusetts?

They are currently looking for an Planner/Scheduler II to support their facility in Waltham, Massachusetts who will be able to read substation prints, one lines, and be able to understand outage plans. If you’re interested and qualified, we urge you to apply!

Position: Planner/Scheduler II

Location: Waltham, MA

Duration: Until December 2019 (possible extension)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop a detailed construction plan that involves planned outages, construction phases, construction steps, material, and equipment requirements, lay down areas, and overall time schedule with final ready for load dates that align with the project plan.
  • Translate business objectives into clearly defined work plans in order to support achievement of PM & CC goals
  • Develop high level work plans and champion innovation through collaboration with other areas in order to test their feasibility and constructability.
  • In partnership with project managers, materials management, control centers, project estimators, and resource planners, monitor and control allocated human and material resources, maintaining financial and progress forecasting in order to ensure projects are delivered according to schedule and within budget. Ensure resource availability.
  • Translate functional policy into processes and procedures that drive greater efficiencies for National Grid and ensure compliance with Safety, Health, and Environmental regulatory standards/ legislation/governance. Understand collective bargaining agreements that could impact work plan delivery.
  • Challenge existing ways of working and continuously seek ways to do things better in order to drive greater efficiencies within assigned area.
  • Develop work plans that are aligned with safety standards, policies and processes in order to ensure that the execution of the work plans will promote a safe working environment and minimize risk for all staff. Collaborate with other groups to ensure system reliability, safety, and efficiency is demonstrated during large scale projects.
  • Review health and safety plans for each specific project, inclusive of Project Hazard Assessment (PHA) for high hazard work practices.
  • Partner with legal and real estate groups for any challenges that are presented in project execution along rights of ways and company owned property where new or existing facilities could be developed.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or 5 to 8 years equivalent experience in the electricity construction management environment with 3 to 5 years in the utility management.
  • Experience in coordination of projects and a construction workforce with focus on construction methods, cost control, safety, environmental, quality and service, and performance. Demonstrated knowledge and application of Safety and Environmental rules.
  • Analytical Thinking: Sees relationships between work plans, safety issues, constructability, and spend vs. efficiency reports identifying several likely causes or consequences of a situation.
  • Impact and Influence: Uses direct persuasion to influence others involved in the construction process, using basic data, logic or examples of prior outcomes to support the approach outlined in the work plans themselves.

 

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Construction Coordinator III

We have an immediate opening for a Construction Coordinator III for a Two Month assignment in Niagara Falls, NY.

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Skills:

  • 10+ years of progressively responsible experience in construction, operation and maintenance of Underground and Overhead facilities with strong understanding of National Grid Construction Standards and work methods.
  • 2-year Degree in a related engineering discipline and/or significant relevant construction experience, education and development in all aspects of utility distribution line construction operations; Underground and Overhead.
  • Strong knowledge of Federal, State, OSHA, local, company Safety and Environmental rules and regulations.
  • Ability to read job cards, prints, specifications, drawings, schematics, one-line diagrams, instructional information and contract documents to construct, maintain and troubleshoot overhead and underground lines and equipment.
  • Thorough understanding of electrical principles and the hazards associated with electrical distribution work.
  • Good mechanical aptitude.
  • Knowledge of company maintenance practices, safe work practices, Clearance & Control rules and Labor contracts.
  • Field experience with switching and tagging, and ability to qualify as a higher authority/control authority.
  • Hands-on experience with successful delivery of challenging Underground and Overhead construction projects.
  • Able to travel throughout the service territory and willing to work extended hours when job requires and for system emergencies.
  • Valid driver’s license with a safe driving history required.

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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