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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UX/UI Designer

Our Govt client based in British Columbia is seeking the services of an experienced User Interface (UI)/User Experience (UX) Designer to join its Agile development team.

This individual will be required to mentor less experienced members of the team to grow their capabilities, while working within the Scrum Framework, and collaborating with other Agile teams and key business stakeholders. He or she should have demonstrated experience of mentorship and being part of an Agile team.

This position is a 12-month contract based in the Victoria, British Columbia.

We expect an experienced UI/UX Designer with vast of experience in web design. This includes experience with the use of design tools, software, and languages, such as CSS/SASS, JavaScript, Sketch, Invision, Photoshop, and Illustrator.

What you will need to succeed…

Must Haves

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience as a Senior Level Visual Designer and Design Director for print, web, and digital application properties. Must provide a PDF or URL to your design portfolio with a minimum of 8 examples of past professional work .
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design or equivalent is required, design agency experience is an asset.
  • Experience mentoring, providing concise design direction and leading diverse teams including UX designers, production designers and developers.
  • Experience preparing and presenting work to management level stakeholders while meeting all strategic design objectives.
  • Expertise in the use of current design tools and software including Sketch, Invision, Photoshop, and illustrator.
  • Experience designing interactive projects to meet AA web accessibility standards.
  • Experience leading design efforts in a public-sector context and Government of British Columbia websites and web applications in particular.
  • Experience working creatively within the constraints of a mandatory corporate design system.
  • Experience working as a part of an Agile team to incrementally deliver value for the users of a product or digital service.
  • Experience and education in information and user experience design best practices
  • Expertise in typography, visual design layouts, prototyping, icon design required
  • Experience with providing design direction for illustration, animation, photography, and video an asset.

 

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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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Full Stack Developer

Our public sector client is looking for an experienced Full Stack Developer located in Vancouver, British Columbia. 

Key Deliverables:

  • A PEN-based, IDIM-integrated, common Online Access Module.
  • An online Student PEN Request application.
  • A new PEN Registry system supporting both the legacy system interfaces (during transition) and modern RESTful integrations. Includes the migration of PEN data to the new Registry.
  • Onboarding of partner applications to the Online Access Module.
  • Improved services to and integration with the school-based Student Information System, MyEducation.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a full stack software developer (front end and back end) using modern languages, frameworks and tools.
  • Experience working as part of an agile team to incrementally deliver value for the users of a product or digital service.
  • Experience with Java, Spring, Java Script, CSS3.
  • Experience with source control systems such as GIT and SVN.
  • Experience with continuous delivery pipelines and automated testing.
  • Experience developing in an open source environment.
  • Experience with Oracle database migrations and scripting.
  • Experience with containerization such as Docker, Kubernetes or OpenShift.
  • Experience with RESTful API development, management and integration.
  • Experience with authentication and authorization frameworks such as OAuth2.
  • Experience building and deploying lightweight SpringBoot services.
  • Experience with BC Government Authentication framework such as BC Services Card, BCeID and IDIR.
  • Experience with messaging technologies such as NATS.

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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ICS IT Business Analyst

Our public sector client is looking for an experienced ICS IT Business Analyst located in Victoria or Vancouver British Columbia. This is a 12 month contract.

What you will be doing…

  • Assist with development of current solution architecture.
  • Assist with development of solution abstracts.
  • Assist with development of business process architecture.
  • Assist with development of conceptual data models.
  • Develop and/or update business process diagrams.
  • Assist with development of environmental scans and gap analyses.
  • Assist with development of Privacy Impact Assessments (PIA).
  • Participate in preliminary technical analysis.
  • Develop detailed business requirements and process diagrams.
  • Develop Responsibility Assignment (RACI) models.
  • Conduct stakeholder analysis.
  • Conduct or participate in workshops and requirements gathering sessions.
  • Analysis and documentation of requirements for user interface gap analysis and design.
  • Liaise with the working group to determine requirements and document as required according to the Information Management Branch (IMB) SDLC or Agile deliverables or other methodology as required.
  • Liaise with a COTS Contractor on changes to a COTS solution.
  • Assist with the Ministry and OCIO standard privacy and security process and policies. 
  • Ensure privacy and security deliverables include business specific details.
  • Assist with facilitating working group sessions, discussions, tracking and documentation.
  • Assist with development of Security and Threat Risk Assessments (STRA)
  • Assist with development of Deployment Plan documentation.
  • Conduct or participate in workshops and requirements gathering sessions.
  • Participate in Data Migration Plan development and execution.
  • Assist with transition plans.
  • Develop test strategies.
  • Develop test plans.
  • Develop test cases and lead execution.
  • Develop user acceptance testing, toolkit and oversight.
  • Develop training toolkit.
  • Develop end user training.
  • Participate in Terms of Acceptance documentation.
  • Conduct and document interviews.
  • Assist with project planning.
  • Participate in Project Close Out activities such as documenting Lessons Learned.

What you will need to succeed…

Must Haves

  • Sound working knowledge of business analysis principles and methodologies (BPM, Agile, SDLC, for example).
  • Ability to lead multi-discipline teams in business transformation initiatives to align business systems with new business processes, using application portfolio management techniques, and have provided and followed a plan to transfer the business from the “as is” structure to the “to be” structure
  • Knowledge of business process re-engineering.
  • Knowledge of change management.
  • Identify, define, model and document business needs, including the ability to model and document technical solutions
  • Experience in the development of testing, verification and training documentation & materials.
  • Manage the quality of the delivered business solution to ensure it meets the quality expectations and is in compliance with applicable standards.
  • Experience interacting with stakeholders, vendors, professionals and various levels of employees in a government setting.
  • Promotes innovation to improve project success and performance by doing or promoting new ways of doing things.
  • The Consultant should have experience delivering at least two IM/IT projects within the past eight years that clearly demonstrate experience in all of the below listed skill sets. It is not required that each project demonstrate all of the skills required, but that across the projects provided in the submission, the experience below is met:
    • Three years of experience identifying, defining, modelling and documenting business needs, including modelling and documenting technical solutions.
    • Three years of experience interacting professionally with a wide variety of people in diverse roles (e.g., executives, contractors, technical experts, naive users) to develop and implement automated business processes, and at least one of: service agreements with service consumers and suppliers, appropriate service management processes, training/education materials and application maintenance support.
    • Three years of experience managing the quality of the delivered business solution to ensure it meets quality expectations.
    • Two years of experience leading multi-discipline or single discipline teams in a business initiative to design and align new business systems with business processes.
    • Two years of experience reporting to senior managers.
    • Two years of experience managing effective communications with project stakeholders at all levels from diverse business units.
    • Diploma or degree in a related business or computer science field.

Nice to Haves

  • Experience with Industrial Control System (ICS) technologies, including Autonomous Control and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition.
  • Experience with Industrial Cyber Security controls and best practices.
  • Experience leading blended project teams comprised of IM/IT, Engineering, and Field Technician team members.
  • Experience with leading blended project teams through deployment planning and execution activities for all ICS components including software, network, and industrial field device components.
  • Experience leading business areas and technical resources through ICS System Acceptance Testing, User Acceptance Testing, and Live Cut-overs.
  • Experience facilitating and documenting testing and deployment activities.
  • Certifications in the following:
    • International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)- Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP).
    • Lean Six Sigma (Green or Black Belt).

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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Material Coordinator

Our market leading energy client has an immediate need for a Materials Coordinator who will be accountable for receiving, checking, maintaining and accounting for all material used in assigned construction projects.

What you will be doing…

  • Maintain required record keeping system for materials, manufacturers equipment data, and general correspondence for assigned construction projects.
  • Check all materials received from the Stores Department and vendors for correctness and condition of materials. Maintain the necessary records for these materials to be utilized for construction of pipeline and station projects.
  • Deliver materials to the construction site and assist in the unloading of materials received from the vendors and Stores Department.
  • Assure that all material received is stored in a safe and non-damaging manner and shelter is provided where necessary.
  • Maintain schedules of anticipated material deliveries from Stores and Purchasing Departments and various vendors and keeps the Construction Office and other interested parties informed.
  • Procure materials not originally ordered from Company warehouse and various suppliers.
  • Collect, account, and follow proper methods of disposal for unused materials at the completion of projects.
  • Collect, account, and follow proper methods of disposal for retired materials as specified in the Environmental Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Collect required reporting information necessary to prepare Company completion reports which are inventories of property units installed or retired.
  • Investigate discrepancies reported by the Controller’s Department on the difference report.

What you will need to succeed…

  • Have an introductory knowledge of gas pipeline construction and be able to complete assigned work under limited supervision.
  • Should possess a pick-up truck.
  • Demonstrated ability to drag drawings
  • Must have Materials Load Out experience and load out scheduling experience. 
  • Must be available 7 days a week.
  • Logistics scheduling experience.
  • Understanding of Heavy Haul.
  • Understanding of gas pipelines and compressor stations.
  • Fundamental understanding of:
    • Project lifecycles.
    • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet Explorer, Visio, and SharePoint.
    • Data analysis.
    • Basic smart phone operations (email, internet, and text).

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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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