Deputy Commissioning Manager

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 Safety and Health and Environment management system.

• Responsible for the management of commissioning groups work on site.

• Ensures the commissioning set-up, including of pre-testing and vendor assistance, and process commissioning is efficiently executed to satisfy of commissioning objectives.

• Provide direction and support to the Commissioning Lead of the different commissioning groups they can plan for the execution of Commissioning activities week(s) in advance. 

• Ensure completion of check sheets and related paperwork that facilitates turnover of a sub-system to the operating group is completed.

• Report weekly into database program to report on commissioning progress and bottlenecks on a sub-system level. 

• Report daily on Commissioning Progress. Attend daily project meeting.

• Report Weekly on weekly progress. Attend and present at weekly management meeting.

• Assist in mitigation plans to overcome any schedule slippages resulting in identified commissioning shortfalls.

• Participate in weekly schedule meetings to modify the Primavera schedule so it accurately reflects the planned turnover date and tracks commissioning progress.

• Monitor completion of outstanding construction and commissioning punches and turnover readiness.

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


Essential Skills / Qualifications & Assets:

• 5 or more years of experience of as a leader managing Commissioning team activities in large scale (1 Billion +) industrial projects.

• 5 or more years of experience as a Commissioning & Start up Lead. Experience in roles operational and/or maintenance superintendent/manager or QA inspector will be considered when evaluating the candidates experience. 

• Electrical or Mechanical trades designation with working experience in heavy industry is considered an asset. 

• Previous field level experience in directing a multi skilled team to support the Commissioning and Start-up of equipment on large capital projects.   

• Previous field level leadership for field execution and testing experience on large projects. 

• Previous experience on  led Commissioning/Start-up 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 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.


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.

Warehouse Technician

Seeking an experienced warehouse associate. This position will begin with training Monday – Friday 7:00am – 5:30pm for a 3 week duration. Then the hours will change to 12hour continental shifts.  Reporting to the Warehouse Supervisor, you will be part of the Procurement and Inbound Logistics Department engaged in all warehouse activities including receiving, shipping, inventory counting, and use of SAP inventory module. 

Main Challenges:

  • Performing all actions required to ensure materials required by the business are on hand and available for use, including tracking materials and troubleshooting problems that arise
  • Working in a sometimes demanding environment to meet deadline and productivity standards

Main Accountabilities:

  • Adheres to all safety programs including the companies safe production model
  • Records goods receipts in SAP for all materials and chemicals delivered to site
  • Organizes and store documents pertaining to all purchase order receipts and reservations.
  • Fulfils all business unit orders from the warehouse with a focus on the accuracy and timeliness
  • Responds to all internal and external client enquiries regarding materials
  • Researches and applies the handling and storage requirements for all materials entering the warehouse, Including mechanical and chemical storage
  • Verifies the inclusion of all required Quality Documents pertaining to materials used within the process
  • Executes proper techniques for inventory management
  • Performs asset deliveries throughout the site
  • Prepares and arranges local shipments
  • Maintains warehouse facilities across site to ensure a clean and safe working environment
  • Operation of electric and propane forklifts


  • 2+ years experience driving a forklift
  • 2+ years experience in a warehouse environment
  • High School Diploma
  • Experience using SAP preferred 
  • Knowledge of maintenance materials spheres (piping fittings, pumps, actuators) preferred
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods experience or certification is an asset