Company: Wood
Skills: Construction Manager
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Lanigan, Saskatchewan, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood currently has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Construction Manager on rotation for our Mining & Minerals project site located near Lanigan Saskatchewan . Reporting to the Manager, Construction, the successful candidate will be responsible for the safe and effective completion of various multi-discipline scopes within the project, primarily on the plant site. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.

Come be your very best YOU at Wood.

Wood is one of Canada's longest standing engineering firms with roots dating back to 1907 with a presence in Saskatchewan for over 60 years - The Saskatoon office is the Potash Centre of Excellence and leaders in uranium, lithium and other base metals with multi-discipline expertise leading sustaining capital and all phases of projects from concept studies up to large scale EPCM projects.

Come join the elite Wood team!!

Why Wood - you ask ? It's an opportunity to:

Join the Potash Centre of Excellence - working with, learning from and becoming world-class experts!
  • Grow YOUR career with a team that truly cares about your personal development and advancement.
  • Enjoy Hybrid / Flexible working options
  • Work on challenging, innovative and sustainable solutions for potash, lithium, uranium and base metal projects
  • Collaborate with our national & global mining teams
  • Work on projects abroad - we have offices in 30 countries worldwide
  • Enjoy a competitive benefits package that includes: progressive matching RRSP's, medical, dental, parental leave, employee / family assistance / mental wellness programs, among many others)

Wood's Mining & Minerals business performs consulting and EPCM services for many of the world's leading mining companies and is executing world-class projects on five continents.

Key Responsibilities
  • Work with the engineering team and provide constructability guidance during the planning phase of the project
  • Construction planning and construction work packaging for scopes of work that fall within the Earthworks area of responsibility
    • Build the plan, communicate planning through to engineering teams, align engineering to support construction schedule and execute in accordance with plan
  • Field management of multiple contractors on site
    • This will include monitoring of contractor performance insuring compliance with all project objectives - HSSE, Cost, Schedule, and Quality
    • Report against progress of their portion of the overall project schedule.
  • Manage a team of multi-disciplined construction coordinators and project engineers while managing multiple contractors in order to enable on time completion of their scopes of work
  • Develop team relationships to ensure smooth interaction between parties responsible for work identification, planning & scheduling, resource provision, and execution of work
  • This role is expected to cover the responsibilties of the Construction Manager while he is not on site
  • Control nonconforming products, services and their subsequent repair, and re-work until corrective actions have been implemented
  • Ensure compliance with established safety and environmental programs to execute services with zero harm to people, environment, and plant
  • Monitor, participate and lead safety performance of contractors. Implement steps to rectify any trends of deficiencies in performance of the program
  • Participate and lead overall safety and environmental programs to drive continuous improvement
  • Ensure safety reporting, incidents, and near misses are reported both in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with the standard procedure
  • Maintain a thorough and comprehensive record of actions and events. Document and/or obtain necessary detail to provide a clear understanding of particular occurrences and conditions
  • All other duties as assigned

Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum of 15 years' experience in multi-discipline scopes of work in a construction supervisory role specifically on heavy industrial projects
  • Experience in Mining Industry is preferred
  • Possess a relevant degree or technical diploma or a combination of equivalent in training and combined experience
  • Excellent communication and personnel management skills; ability to liaise at all levels with the client
  • Proven track record of successful project completion on time and on budget
  • Experience with major earthwork and buried utilities required
  • Authorization to lawfully work in Canada without sponsorship from Wood is required
  • Ability to safely maneuver around a live construction site with multiple vertical stairs

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 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.