Company: Wood
Skills: Construction Manager
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood currently has an exciting opportunity available for a Construction Manager, reporting to the Project Delivery Manager. This role has overall responsibility for providing leadership in the performance management of all activities related to the execution of construction work within Transmission & Distribution projects, including planning, cost control, materials management, contract/work force administration, safety/incident prevention, quality, security, and change management. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.

Key responsibilities

  • All on site Power System Safety Protection (PSSP) Person in Charge (PIC) duties. Responsible for after erection inspection and offline construction of a project or part of a project
  • Listing all equipment or circuit items including outstanding deficiencies and safety hazards
  • Coordination of all staging and energization sequencing and development of staging plans
  • Ensuring construction work is executed as per Wood engineering drawing specifications, design standards and contractual requirements
  • Ensuring overall project execution is completed in accordance with the Project Management Plan and to the satisfaction of the Project Manager by acting as the single point of contact between the construction work force and Wood Engineering
  • Managing the overall Safety Management Plan, the site Environmental Management Plan, Quality Management Plan, Request for Information, Change Notices, Non-Conformance Reports, commissioning and energizing processes, As-Built completions and contract compliance
  • Assisting the Project Manager with scope of work portion of contracts, bid evaluation, land owner concerns, vegetation or access issues, constructability reviews and creating the construction schedule, including identifying outages as required
  • Implementing continuous improvements to positively impact project performance
  • Maintaining Wood T&D contractual responsibilities
  • Establishing and maintaining Wood T & D relationships with clients and other 3rd parties
  • Monitoring the construction and commissioning of all projects for schedule changes and tracking and reporting progress on a daily, weekly and monthly basis: identifying any issues that could delay the schedule,
  • Providing advice on course of action to maintain the schedule within authority levels or escalating to quickly address
  • Monitoring and auditing construction and materials management documentation to ensure that the facilities are being constructed to meet the quality specifications
  • Managing and replying to RFI's, issuing Site Instructions, NCRs and coordinating energization documentation

Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum 15 years' experience in the construction, maintenance, controls or commissioning of Substations and/or Power Lines
  • Academic qualifications/experience to enable effective interface at the engineering and management level
  • Results oriented with the capacity to successfully manage multiple and competing priorities and timelines
  • Superior analytical, problem solving, audit and investigation skills
  • Demonstrated effective leadership interacting with multiple internal disciplines and external customers in areas of civil, structural and electrical design
  • Working knowledge of contract terms and conditions with the ability to manage to the specification of a contract
  • Excellent and professional communication, interpersonal and team building skills within a diverse work group
  • Ability to work autonomously with frequent travel to remote site locations within an assigned geographical region
  • Experience as a Site Safety Coordinator considered an asset
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving abstract
  • Available to travel within BC
  • Fully vaccinated by having received the recommended number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine that has been approved by the Government of Canada

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.