• Title
    Construction Manager, Transmission & Distribution
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Power and Energy business performs consulting and EPCM services for many of Canada’s power generation and power distribution companies. 


    Wood currently have a senior leadership opportunity for a Construction Manager. Reporting to the Manager for Construction, Transmission & Distribution, this position is located in our Vancouver, BC office. This role has overall responsibility for overseeing the coordination of construction management capabilities, resources and utilization on projects across the Power & Process Transmission & Distribution group.  If you have a successful track record for growing a business through implementing innovative strategies within construction management, this is the opportunity for you.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Overseeing the coordination of construction management capabilities, resources and utilization on the projects, for the Transmission and Distribution team. 
    • Developing and implementing suitable training, and development,for construction management staff
    • Monitoring construction management activities with respect to performance, procedure, and making recommendations to project managers for improvements and corrective action
    • Implementing construction, safety, health and environmental policies and procedures for both Amec Foster Wheeler and its’ clients
    • Ensuring that quality assurance and ISO standards are met on all construction related activities
    • Reviewing and providing input on policies and procedures governing project management, project controls, engineering and procurement that impact construction activities
    • Mentoring, coaching, training and evaluating members of the Construction team
    • Overseeing construction site management plans for: 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 management team 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 departmental strategies to improve overall departmental performance
    • Establishing and maintaining Wood T&D relationships with clients and other 3rd parties
    • Ensuring construction resources are allocated appropriately to ensure scheduling and budget issues are minimized
    • Overseeing the site monitoring and auditing of construction and materials management documentation to ensure that the facilities are being constructed to meet the quality specifications
    • Managing and improving departmental reporting and communication channels



    Skills / Qualifications

    Role Requirements:


    • Bachelor’s Degree or MBA
    • More than 5 years construction experience with transmission and distribution or electrical projects including at least 10 years increasing responsibility as a Construction Manager
    • Proven track record in organizational development
    • EPC experience a definite asset
    • Proven track record of successful project completion on time and on budget, exceeding expectations
    • A willingness to travel, for varying durations and at times to remote locations in Western Canada
    • Excellent communication, mentoring, coaching and collaboration skills
    • Ability to create and implement innovative strategies that foster company growth and diversification
    • Results oriented with the capacity to successfully manage multiple and competing priorities and timelines
    • Superior analytical, problem solving, organizational, audit and investigation skills
    • Demonstrated effective leadership interacting with multiple internal disciplines and external customers in areas of civil, structural and electrical design

    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. www.woodplc.com

    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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