Position: Construction Site Manager
Location: Hebert Saskatchewan, Blue Hill Wind Farm
Duration: 6 months starting in April
Summary: The primary responsibility of the Site Manager is to act as the Owner's representative at the construction site and be responsible for the following general list of tasks.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Communications - the following key communications tasks to Owner's representatives:
1.1 Reporting all significant developments (construction activities, testing, emergencies, safety risks, significant weather delays and impacts, quality assurance activities, etc.) to Owner,
1.2. Communicate and seek feedback from Owner on construction issues; and
1.3. Notifying Owner of all performance tests and coordinating Owner attendance at such performance tests.
1.4. Complete weekly reports summarizing the progress of construction for review by Owner with photographic reporting of progress.
1.5. Work closely with the Design-Builder's Project Manager throughout the construction phase of the project keeping an open dialogue for all scheduling, construction, quality, safety, progress milestones, Owner-interface issues, etc.
2.1. Telephone participation at regular weekly project review meetings (60-90 minutes) will be a requirement with Owner's project team.
2.2. Attendance at daily and/or weekly on-site construction review meetings with the EPC Contract "Design-Builder" will also be a requirement.
- Pre-Construction Services
3.1. Attend weekly and/or monthly design review meetings with Owner and Design-Builder,
3.2. Provide constructability insight to enhance the overall design of the project
- Site Manager - Responsible for the witnessing and reviewing of all construction work items detailed in the project on-site construction scope, and assessment of compliance to project and contract documents.
- Site Safety Management - Provide a review and monitoring of site-specific health and safety plans, including the EPC Contract Design-Builder's own site safety program, as well as the Owner's (Owner) "Contractor Care, Custody and Control" program.
- Quality Control - monitor and witness of the quality of all civil, electrical and mechanical construction work through the Design-Builder's implementation of the Design-Builder's quality assurance program,
7.1. Witness and review of the Design-Builder's sub-contracted engineering firm in the electrical investigation (as necessary)
7.2. Review results of the investigation and provide insight from a constructability point of view
- Electrical Testing
8.1. Witness the Design-Builder with onsite electrical testing (as necessary and applicable)
- Regulatory Compliance - Work with Owner representative, Design-Builder Project Manager, and Permitting Manager to ensure regulatory compliance is being met with respect to all relevant permits during the construction phase of the project.
- Receiving Inspections - participate in receiving inspections of Owner/Owner free-issued components regarding shipping/transport damage, c/w reporting of same, and the coordination/management of damage resolution/warranty claims, returns, etc.
- Owner Representation - regarding matters of landowner relationship, neighbouring stakeholders, project partner, provincial Ministry site visits and represent Owner for site tours, meetings, questions and follow-up, etc.
- Coordination of Owner-Retained Services and Subcontractors - act as Owner's site representative for monitoring and coordination for any/all Owner-retained subcontractors and service providers - all as may be necessary;
- EPC Contract Monthly Progress Payment Application Review - provide initial review and commentary on EPC Contract Design-Builder's submission of monthly progress payment applications.
Required Skills and Experience:
- Graduation from a three year postsecondary program in engineering or applied science technology approved by the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CET accreditation) in Electrical Engineering; An Engineering degree is preferable.
- Ten years of on-site construction experience; with preference given for construction experience related to wind power generation projects.
- Five years of supervision experience.
- Demonstrated ability to diplomatically problem solve and negotiate with contractors, consultants, project managers, and other stakeholders involved with the project.
- Excellent Communication and Leadership Skills.
- Decision maker.
- Valid driver's license.
- Well-versed in Contractual obligations.