VBME-CSU Electrical Technician

Job Description:  VBME CSU Electrical Technician

We are seeking highly qualified and experienced personnel to work as part of the Vale Project team in a range of areas including services to the Project Commissioning and Start-up team to facilitate execution of the projects commissioning and start-up plan. Knowing what to do, and equally important, not what to do, is critical when confronted with daily unplanned events or circumstances during commissioning. Inherently by its nature and type of work, including first energization of equipment, Commissioning and Start-up are a higher risk activities, and there is no room for improvisation.

The Vale VBME CSU group is responsible for: pre-commissioning (S2) tasks required to verify equipment / component integrity; and cold commissioning (S3) tasks required to verify logic and controls will function as designed and Start-up of the equipment. The newly constructed process systems have been divided into commissionable sub-systems consisting on mechanical equipment, piping and electrical power & controls. The CSU Group will primarily consist of Lead(s), CSU Technicians, and CSU Technical Support. Each group is supplemented with a construction team, a controls team and an electrical team dedicated to the CSU group.

The position of VBME CSU Electrical Technician is part of the CSU group responsible for precommissioning, commissioning and start-up tasks. The position will be a direct report to the VBME CSU Lead.

The successful candidate will be responsible for Day to day duties and deliverables as follows: · Responsible for implementation on a day to day basis of a strong health and safety culture in line with Vale’s Safety and Health and Environment management system.

· Review and provide input and support to the overall commissioning effort.

· Stage 2 Pre-Commissioning Testing covers the verification and testing of individual equipment. This work includes the I/O Checks, motor rotation checks, MCC checks, etc. The equipment is energized during pre-commissioning.

· Perform pre-walks to monitor construction readiness for turnover compared to the construction turn-over plan.

· Participate in final walks with Construction to ensure the sub-systems are complete ensuring uninterrupted commissioning of the sub-system(s).

· Report back to the CSU Lead any roadblocks or shortcoming that will impact the group’s ability to start commissioning by the planned date.

· Interface with the Vale Completions group to ensure construction check sheets are completed and in the turnover system.

· Coordinate punch clearing efforts between the construction, commissioning and, if necessary, the operating group.

· Execute Commissioning and Start-up tasks, coordinated work in the field and ensure it is carried out in accordance with written procedures with emphasis on Permit to Work and Lock Out/Tag Out guidelines.

· Field Level Testing/Validating/Adjusting equipment.

· Review RFI and MoC logs to verify field changes made by construction are accurate and approved

Communicate and work collaboratively with various project disciplines – including other CSU groups, CSU support groups, Vale project engineering, QA and construction disciplines.

Essential Skills / Qualifications & Assets:

· 5 or more years of experience as a Technician for Stage 2 Commissioning Activities. Experience in roles of Electrical and/or Instrumentation Superintendent or General Foreman will be considered when evaluating the candidates experience.

· Electrical or Instrumentation trades designation with working experience in heavy industry is considered an asset.

· Previous field level experience in first energization and calibration.  (Low and High Voltage) · Previous field level leadership for field execution and testing experience on large projects.

· Previous experience on Vale led Commissioning efforts is seen as an asset.

· Comfortable working in a team-based environment while possessing the ability to manage and prioritize day to day duties and deliverables.

· Demonstrate proficiency in the understanding of single line diagrams, electrical schematics and wiring diagrams.

· Demonstrate proficiency in the use MS Excel & Outlook.

· Strong Organization Skills

· Strong Communication Skills, both Written & Oral

Work Site and Schedule

· Position is based in Voisey’s Bay, the shift schedule is 2 weeks in 2weeks out, working 12hr days, for the 14days on site. The rotation / shift / schedule may change to meet the needs of the project execution effort. You may be expected to work from the St. John’s office from time to time.

· The place of work will be Voisey’s Bay Site in Labradour, as a fly in / fly out operation, all employees will be flown to/from designated pick up / drop off points in Newfoundland and Labrador on VNL’s chartered service to site at no cost to them.

On behalf of our client, Ian Martin recognizes the Impact & Benefits Agreements with the Innu Nation & the Nunatsiavut Government in which Innu & Innuit workers have first preference for employment at the Voisey’s Bay Site. 

Candidates may also apply through their Aboriginal Employment Coordinator.

The Ian Martin Group is an equal opportunity employer.

Deadline September 21, 2020

Material Counter

Material Counter

  • Long Harbour, Newfoundland
  • $18 to $20 per hour
  • Full Time, 3-month Contract
  • Open to working up to 12-hr shift
  • Paid Weekly

Ian Martin Workforce has partnered with a national mining company that needs inventory support and looking for reliable individuals to join their team for a contract position. This is a 24-7 operation and might have different shifts available including days, nights, or even rotating schedule. This job will be working indoors and outdoors and great for someone that doesn’t mind working alone.

What you will be doing…

  • Visit various site locations to count inventory
  • Determine part numbers or skews
  • Provide bin locations and take photos of the parts/materials.
  • Upload photos and count information into an application or onto a template

Why this is the right job for you…  

  • Comfortable using technology including taking digital pictures and uploading into an app
  • Reliable with good attendance record, own transportation to and from site
  • Able to work independently in an industrial environment
  • Committed to working in a safe, professional manner
  • Willing to ask questions when unsure of a task
  • Have your high school diploma or GED
  • Have your own PPE: CSA approved work boots with steel toe and sole puncture protection, hard hat, high visible clothing, gloves, safety glasses

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 people 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.

 

#MON

EWEMI

Material Counter

Material Counter

  • Copper Cliff, ON
  • $18 to $20 per hour
  • Full Time, 3-month Contract
  • Day Shift, 40-hours per week
  • Paid Weekly

Ian Martin Workforce has partnered with a national mining company that needs inventory support and looking for reliable individuals to join their team for a contract position. This job will involve doing inventory counts at mine sites and surface plants. Materials to be counted range from O-rings, nuts, bolts, pumps, motors and crusher parts.

What you will be doing…

  • Visit various site locations to count inventory
  • Determine part numbers or skews
  • Provide bin locations and take photos of the parts/materials.
  • Upload photos and count information into an application or onto a template

Why this is the right job for you…  

  • Comfortable using technology including taking digital pictures and uploading into an app
  • Reliable with good attendance record, own transportation to and from site
  • Able to work independently in an industrial environment
  • Committed to working in a safe, professional manner
  • Willing to ask questions when unsure of a task
  • Have your high school diploma or GED
  • Have your own PPE: CSA approved work boots with steel toe and sole puncture protection, high visibility clothing and gloves.
  • You have a valid drivers license and a vehicle to travel to and from various site locations in the Sudbury region.

 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 people 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.

#MON

EWEMI

Cost Controller

The Opportunity: 

Reporting to the Project Controls Manager, the Cost Control Specialist will have the responsibility for leading the cost control and financial control support of all Capital Projects with the North Atlantic Surface Projects and Studies Group. The primary role of this position is to initially prepare cost forecasts, track/monitor all costs associated with the Surface Projects and Studies.

Accountabilities: 

  • Responsible for leading the overall cost control support for the Surface Projects and Studies Group
  • Will have excellent working knowledge with the use of Cost Management databases on Projects.
  • Creating and managing detailed project information related to cost.
  • Support the Project Scheduling team with setting up, tracking and analyzing consultants and contractor’s man-hours and associated costs within the performance management system.
  • Reporting project cost to management team for internal reviews, as well as analyzing cost variances and recommending corrective actions to the projects.
  • Responsible for reviewing the budget development and project cash flow and cost control from the projects during the development to ensure the project objectives are delivered.
  • Support/Review of the application of the Project Change Management procedures.
  • Issue budget updates and project cash flow. Prepare forecasts, cost trend reports and monitor cost and budget forecasts.
  • Liase with project team to ensure all project tasks are identified and resource needs are properly estimated for the project. 
  • Assisting and reviewing the development and implementation of project baseline budgets, cost flows and cash flows.
  • Supporting the Scheduler/Planner with the set up and allocation of project budget according to the Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) at the appropriate WBS levels for project tasks.
  • Reviewing project scope change and change order requests for proper justification, cost impacts, and adequate budget and funding.
  • Coordinating with the Project Document Controller to ensure all deliverables related to the contract were received before proceeding with invoice payments.
  • Ensuring that relevant cost management procedures and reporting requirements are incorporated where appropriate.
  • Ensure policies on Budget and Cost Control are being respected and implemented during the execution of the project.
  • Review project accounting information and set up the required transfers between business units.
  • Support the management team on ensuring project’s adherence to the approved budget.
  • Perform ongoing review of the Project’s cost reports and supporting information in the project’s SAP.
  • Continuous Improvement and updates of the Project Delivery System for the cost sections.

Requirements: 

  • 5+ years experience as a cost controller for large capital projects 
  • Excellent working knowledge with the use of Cost Management databases on Projects. The use of the PRISM database software and the use of SAP will be an asset. 
  • Construction experience is an asset 

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.

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

 

#MON

EWEMI

Analyst Contract Administrator

The Opportunity: 

 

The Contract Specialist is responsible for the financial and contractual management of the Project’s critical contracts, namely the larger and more complex professional services, procurement and trade contract agreements. The Contract Specialist works closely with the engineering and construction management teams in the day to day management of service providers, vendors and contractors. The Contract Specialist is also responsible for monitoring and documenting contractual performance of the agreements ensuring strict observance of terms and conditions, including those relating to the monthly measurement of services, associated indicators, fulfillment of deadlines, and cost commitments.

 

Accountabilities:

  • Ensures an efficient and conflict free daily interface between project team members and vendors/contractors by administering contracts and resolving problems with delivery, scheduling, scope changes, pricing issues and quality concerns.
  • Ensures contractual requirements are met during execution and ensures contract management procedures and internal control safeguards are effectively implemented.
  • Monitors and evaluates vendor/contractor’s contractual performance and communicates their performance record by providing appropriate recognition or instructions for corrective actions. Develops and conducts vendor assessments and contract specific audit plans as required.
  • Develops and maintains a network of relationships with stakeholder groups within the project and vendor/contractor community.
  • Provides support with the preparation of the RFP package and technical evaluation prior to award;
  • Participates in the development of sourcing and contracting strategies;
  • Collects documentation and data to defend the Company’s interests and to reduce its risk exposure related to vendor/contractor claims;
  • Provides technical support and analysis in the negotiation and resolutions of vendor/contractor claims;
  • Assists the Manager, Contract Management in the development, implementation and maintenance of Contract Management procedures;
  • Coordinates contractor mobilization, manpower ramp up, equipment training, certification and signoff;
  • Receives, verifies and manages all contractual documentation, including insurance certificates, daily reports, time and material reports, etc…
  • Administers Requests for Information (RFI) and the contract change management process;
  • Manages Field Work Instructions, Contract Change Orders, and the pre and post change order work;
  • Ensures financial control processes are enforced in accordance with corporate governance requirements;
  • Leads the invoice review process, maintains invoice checklist/issues log to ensure consistent and rigorous attest;
  • Develops and monitors key performance indicators relating to the measurement of the services contracted, and provides regular performance assessments to the Project Team;
  • Maintains tracking logs for deliveries, mobilization, claims, warranty, issues, and changes;
  • Files and archives all contractual documentation, maintaining progress meeting minutes; and
  • Coordinates, and compiles for archiving, contract closeout requirements including final contractor documentation, title searches, final payment releases, and contractor performance record.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience managing contracts in a major contract environment (minimum 100 million dollar contracts experience). Experience with construction, mining, infrastructure and/or oil and gas contracts preferred.
  • Education in Business, Engineering or Supply Chain preferred.
  • SCMP is an asset

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.

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

 

#MON

EWEMI

Planner Scheduler

The Opportunity: 

Provide planning and scheduling services to support all surface capital projects under the North Atlantic Surface Projects and Studies Group. The scope of the work is from the conceptual to the planning and implementation phases in order to ensure that projects present a realistic project timeline. These timelines will be used to develop FEL 3 studies and full project execution plans. The quality and quantity of the planning and scheduling have a direct impact on the success of the projects.

 

Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for developing a realistic project plan and schedule to meet the project objectives.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all standard procedures and systems for project planning and scheduling are followed, per Project Delivery System (PDS).
  • Responsible for coordinating all aspects of the planning and scheduling functions across all work locations and ensuring the schedules are integrated into one schedule.
  • Responsible for ensuring that proper WBS, coding and resources are integrated into the schedule.
  • Implementing project planning procedures in accordance with standards as well as preparing and maintaining the timeline for development and setup of various schedules.
  • Ensuring plans and schedules are prepared and integrated according to project standards and contract requirements.
  • Has excellent knowledge of Primavera P6 and provides overview and expert advice for the use of
  • Primavera and Microsoft Project on various capital projects.
  • Performs regular quality checks and signs off on project schedules.
  • Reviews contracted 3rd party work plans and schedules for accuracy, thoroughness and completion.
  • Review and monitor planning and scheduling initiatives in support of the PDS throughout the life of the project.
  • Provide training for scheduler/planners on Primavera and on the PDS project scheduling guideline.

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.

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

 

#MON

EWEMI