Montreal, Quebec

R-074384 Civil Resident Engineer

Vancouver, British Columbia

Job Description
Civil Resident Engineer

Site C Clean Energy Project - Assigment of minimum 2 years

A minimum of 4 positions need to be filled 

Why join us?

At SNC-Lavalin, we think and work differently. With offices around the world, we connect people, technology and data to shape the future of our industry and the world around us. People are at the heart of our business. Our teams have a broad and deep wealth of expertise in everything from consultancy, design & engineering, and program management to highly specific, sought-after skills such as building information management and engineering for net zero carbon.

Our people are passionate about helping to create a better future for our planet – and they get the job done.

The Site C Clean Energy Project (Site C) will be a third dam and hydroelectric generating station on the Peace River in northeast B.C. Site C will provide 1,100 megawatts (MW) of capacity, and produce about 5,100 gigawatt hours (GWh) of electricity each year – enough energy to power the equivalent of about 450,000 homes per year in B.C.

The candidate will play an integral part of the Civil Resident Engineering team for The Site C Project, a large scale hydro project.  The works include reinforced concrete placement, structural steel and miscellaneous metals installation.  The scope includes verifying the compliance of contractor constructed works to contract documents, Issued For Construction drawings, applicable industry standards, and approved Inspection Test Plans.

How will you contribute to the team?

The mandate includes, but is not limited to :

Develop a strong understanding of each contract’s scope/specifications/Issued for Construction Drawings and contractor prepared drawings/submittals, to ensure each contractor’s work activities are completed in conformance with the contract and design/approved work methods.
For senior, experienced, candidates, use construction experience to proactively anticipate, identify and assist with the mitigation of contractor interfaces and/or related construction risks.
Review and signed off quality control/assurance documentation relating to the contractor witness and hold points as required by contract documents, IFC drawings and ITP’s.
Be a leader in working safely and efficiently.
Be a leader in the ability to collaborate with, support, and assist other disciplines such as, mechanical, electrical, civil, quality management, construction management and project management.
What will you contribute?

Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering
*The project is located in northeastern British Columbia.  The site work has rotations, where the candidates fly in and out, and housed in camp. The objective is to recruit for the Site C Resident Engineering Team with civil engineers of all experience level.

** BC Hydro officially adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees.  All successful candidates will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment.

What we offer at SNC-Lavalin:

At SNC-Lavalin, you will enjoy competitive compensation, a safe and healthy work environment, and a full range of benefits (ie.: group insurance, retirement savings plan, share purchase plan, continuing education program, etc.).

You think that a career in our team could match your profile, submit your application online now!

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