• Title
    Transmission Line Project Manager/Engineer, Transmission and Distribution
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Project Management
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood perform consulting and EPCM services for many of Canada’s power generation and power distribution companies. 


    Wood currently has an exciting opportunity for a Transmission Line Project Manager/Engineer, Transmission and Distribution. Reporting to the Manager of Projects, this position is located in our Vancouver, BC office. This role has overall responsibility for the successful execution of projects in our Vancouver office. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.


    Key Responsibilities


    • Safe, environmentally responsible, timely and on-budget delivery of high voltage transmission lines projects on EPCM basis
    • Managing the project through its lifecycle, starting from project definition, development of the project plan, budget, schedule, procurement and contracting strategies, through the engineering, procurement and construction phases
    • Coordinating project team members and sub-contractors, as well as the client to ensure cost effective, efficient, safe and timely completion of transmission lines and substation projects to meet and/or exceed client expectations
    • Managing the Key Performance Indicators
    • Acting as a professional resource for the successful completion of multiple challenging transmission and distribution projects
    • Providing and maintaining status reports to the project sponsors, the client and management regarding the overall project progress and performance, utilizing client systems where appropriate
    • Coordinating engineering work between disciplines, and between the engineering group and other project groups
    • Monitoring engineering progress and performance of Design Scope and taking corrective action where necessary to control engineering work within budget and schedule
    • Developing relationship and maintaining communication channels with clients, stake holders, and internal Wood personnel to ensure that work flows smoothly as well as providing efficient project delivery services
    • Acting preventively to avoid safety and environmental issues as well to maintain efficient project delivery
    • Gathering up to date information, first hand, at project sites mainly within British Columbia
    • Managing scope changes proactively and resolving complex issues both with clients and internal project teams
    • Mentoring and training junior project managers and project services support staff

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Engineering Degree from a recognized university along with a Professional Engineering Designation with EGBC and a Project Management Professional (PMP) Certificate is an asset
    • Minimum of 10 years engineering or operations experience on transmission projects, including at least 5 years increasing responsibility as a project manager
    • Extensive experience in transmission line is considered an asset

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


    Diversity Statement

    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.


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