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Construction Manager

  • Job reference: 924786
  • Location: Kitimat, British Columbia
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Construction & Fabrication, Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 09/04/2019

Job Title: Construction Manager

Purpose & Accountabilities:

The Construction Manager will be based in Kitimat, BC and act as the most senior representative for the project site. The successful incumbent will have the following overall accountabilities:

  • Set compliance and delivery standards/expectations for the project including managing safety, environment, ethics and relationships
  • Deliver key aspects including construction quality, contract management, project controls and efficient execution
  • Lead and coordinate the construction of the delivered scope both onsite and offsite
  • Provide Owner Oversight and Assurance for the EPC executed scope; supporting and guiding the EPC
  • Maintain strong and transparent external relationships with key stakeholders in Kitimat

Skills & Requirements:

  • 20 years of leadership experience in dealing with large, multi-location teams
  • University degree in Engineering or Construction Management
  • Proven track record in a senior leadership capacity on mega projects within the oil and gas industry. Project execution in Canada preferred but not essential.
  • Experience interfacing as a client with a major EPC during project execution.
  • Experience with major fabricated module installation and hook-up at site on a mega project.
  • LNG experience would be beneficial but not essential.
  • Ability to establish strong and sustained relationships with internal and external stakeholders, specifically at a local level.
  • Experience with EPC Lump Sum Contract Management.


  • 25 direct and 250 indirect staff

Work Location: Kitimat, BC

Work Schedule: 10 Hours/Day, 5 Days/Week

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.