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Glazing Field Engineer

Ottawa, Ontario
Entry Level, Early Career

Company profile:

For over 30 years EllisDon Ottawa has had the honour of building unique and complex projects spanning from Kingston to Montreal, to Sudbury and the great white north. Our projects include heritage restoration, new build P3 projects, DBFM projects, renovations and building upgrades for clients in the public and private sectors; these and new upcoming projects range from $8 million to $400 million in value. At the moment we have over 15 active projects in the immediate Ottawa area as well as in Kingston, Petawawa, Cambridge Bay, and Resolute Bay. Given the nature of some of these projects, we require a team of construction professionals with CISD Secret Clearance or at minimum eligibility to receive clearance.

EllisDon's Ottawa Team Members had the opportunity to work on these projects:

  • 144 Wellington
  • 180 Wellington
  • Ottawa Hospital CCA Addition
  • Monfort Hospital Redevelopment
  • MHLH Pettawawa
  • OLRT - MSF

Do you wish you worked on one of these? Well, EllisDon Ottawa has new unique and large scale projects starting in the next few months; do not miss out on another opportunity to work on a legacy project.

In the position of Glazing Field Engineer we would ask you to do the following:

  • High level of involvement in the operations of our cost control system and analysis of construction costs
  • Process and estimate change orders and Requests for Information as directed by Project Manager
  • Coordinate and schedule drawings and submittals
  • Maintain a complete and current record of submittals, approvals, and resubmittals, including a file of letters of transmittal and dates of each transaction
  • Process/manage material deliveries, ensure that materials received are properly inspected for quantity and quality and in compliance with Contract documents
  • Manage and negotiate subcontractor and material contracts
  • Assist in developing and updating project schedule
  • Work closely with field construction personnel (Superintendents, Foremen and Crews)

Required educational background and experience:

  • Previous experience working in the glazing trade is a definite asset
  • Undergraduate degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field
  • Equivalent experience in a construction-related position will also be considered
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Thorough attention to detail, with the ability to recognize discrepancies
  • Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments

Go ahead and be yourself. We'll pay you for it! Apply today at www.ellisdon.com

We are an equal opportunity employer. While only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview, be sure to continually check our website for other related positions as they are posted.