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Date:  Apr 12, 2024

Bowmanville, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Nuclear

Position Title:  Manager, Project Industrial-DNNP

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As part of an alliance agreement Aecon Nuclear has been awarded a contract with Ontario Power Generation to support the Darlington New Nuclear Project (DNNP). Beginning in 2023 Aecon will support the validation phase design, procurement, early site preparation and site mobilization scope for the Construction of the Unit 1 Small Modular Reactor at the Darlington site.

Reporting to the Project Director, the Project Manager Industrial will have the overall responsibility for the successful execution of successful execution of defined segments of work within the DNNP Balance of Plant and Conventional Island programs including, the Turbine Hall and Cooling Water Systems and associated auxiliary building and systems. Their responsibilities include achieving our operational goals for Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) of Safety, Quality, Schedule, Cost. They will also lead: schedule development and maintenance, scope/change management, budget management, organizational management (establish adequate resources to perform the work) and overall coordination of work groups (construction, safety, engineering, training, procurement, tooling, contracts management, project controls and key client stakeholders.  

•    Responsible for overall coordination of project work in close cooperation with the Alliance Partner under the Project Integrated Contract to ensure collective focus on execution goals, and tracking/completion of all actions and deliverables across all work groups.  More specifically, the Project Manager coordinates/ensures:
•    Get involved into design and constructability review
•    Design to construction overall sequence is developed, consistently maintained/updated, and regularly reviewed for accuracy from design release package to construction.
•    Creation and implementation of Action/Recovery Plans to address any schedule performance issues
•    Validation and monitoring of project metrics (Safety, Quality, Cost, Schedule) for assigned work segments 
•    Proactively manage risk and mitigation across the board of Partner 
•    Any resource constraints impacting planned work are identified and reported
•    Any potential changes to Work are identified and mitigation are co-developed between the partner per the project change management procedure 
•    Ensure all required materials and services have been identified and ordered, as well as any material delivery risks identified and action/recovery plans assigned
•    To accomplish the above, the Project Manager will lead a functional team comprised of representatives from all departments across the project organization. 
•    Responsible for implementing the project readiness process for design, procurement up to manufacturing and construction execution
•    Attends (or arranges representation for) and supports project planning meetings, including T-meetings, integration meetings, internal and customer reporting meetings, etc (as required)
•    Responsible for coordination of prerequisite and execution task readiness – includes schedule and risk review meetings with construction management, supervision, engineering, quality, procurement and subcontractors to ensure logistics, execution strategy and schedule compliance are understood and achievable.

•    Perform regular field tours to check work progress and meet with project site personnel.
•    Carry out site safety inspections.
•    Provide technical and commercial guidance to Site Superintendents and Project Coordinators.
•    Review and approve purchasing requisitions, subcontracts, and invoice payments, within Limits of Authority
•    Participate in company-wide initiatives aimed at overall continuous improvement

•    Review and approve timesheets, expense reports, vacation requests, and training requests, within Limits of Authority.
•    Responsible for performance management of all direct-report employees, including: coaching/mentoring, assistance with career planning and training, preparation of yearly and mid-year performance reviews
•    Ensure all project staff and direct reports understand and comply with applicable code of conduct policies (Aecon and customer policy)

•    Post-secondary university or college technical degree and/or equivalent work experience
•    Minimum 5 years Project Management experience in a related role. 
•    Must have the ability to handle all matters in a confidential and professional manner.
•    Excellent organizational, communication and customer relationship skills.
•    Great team coordination and ‘work together’ mind set. 
•    Extensive knowledge of project execution, financial operations, estimating and employee relations required.
•    Requires proficient business development skills and an operations background


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