Mechanical Construction Administrator

Description
Vancouver
In Canada, more than 8,000 of our people foster innovation every day because we know that our future world will be vastly different from today. Our reach includes environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transport networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources. Through our Future Ready initiative, we bring clarity and vision to some of Canada's most complex challenges and opportunities.
The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We're a Forbes Top Employe r in Canada, one of the Corporate Knights' Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned ReNew Canada's Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects. In 2018, LinkedIn ranked us number 7 on their Top Companies list .
At WSP , we see the future more clearly and design for it today - we put innovation, and the highest ethical standards and professionalism at the centre of all we do. Find out what we have to offer.
POSITION DESCRIPTION
WSP is currently hiring for a Mechanical Construction Administrator to join our Buildings group , located at our Vancouver, BC office.
RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee and perform construction administration duties on multiple projects. This would generally include: attendance at construction site meetings; site reviews of contractor's work for quality and general conformance with the design documents; preparation of site review reports; shop drawings review; progress claims review; change order costing review; witnessing of contractor performed tests; responding to contractor's queries and RFIs; substantial and total performance inspections; and project close out.
  • Perform constructability reviews on drawings and specifications prior to issuing documents for building permit and tender
  • Facilitate clear and effective communication between the design team and contractors
  • Mentor and teach design and technical staff on construction related issues
  • Other duties as assigned/required.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Minimum 5 years' of experience with a focus on construction of projects is preferred
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Sound technical and building mechanical systems knowledge, strong knowledge and understanding of codes and standards, and familiarity with British Columbia construction practices
  • Proven communication skills with clients, contractors and authorities
  • Excellent problem solving and negotiating skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with an ability to assess and prioritize jobs
  • Credentials from a recognized construction administration program, experience in building construction industry, or other equivalent training will be an asset
  • Positive attitude/disposition

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).
WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.
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