Manager - Civic Building Projects

From CivicInfo BC - February 13, 2018

Manager - Civic Building Projects

Competition No.: 2018-042
Duration: Regular Full Time
Salary: . + Competitive Benefits
Last Updated: 2/9/18 1:35 PM

As the third largest City in British Columbia, Burnaby covers an area of 98.6 km2 and is also the geographical centre of Metro Vancouver. With this size also comes a great responsibility to the citizens and City staff to continue to make Burnaby the best place to live, learn, work and play.

Reporting to the Assistant Director, the ManagerCivic Building Projects performs professional, administrative and supervisory work related to architectural design, structural engineering and building construction. An incumbent is responsible for directing the design and construction of a variety of civic buildings and facilities; acts as project manager on major building construction and renovation projects; oversees and directs the work of staff, consultants and contractors; conducts field inspections, monitors and evaluates construction work, arbitrates disputes regarding construction matters; prepares complex technical reports, project specifications and budgets, terms of reference, and recommendations regarding design standards; assists in preparing contracts; and liaises with a variety of internal and external contacts. Acts as liaison for the Major Civic Building staff coordinating committee; as required, attends public, committee and Parks Commission meetings as departmental representative; and handles difficult and sensitive public relations matters. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include a Degree in Architecture, and membership or eligibility for membership in the Architecture Institute of BC or Degree in Engineering, with a Professional Engineering designation (P. Eng) plus 10 years of related professional experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. This role requires thorough knowledge of: architectural design and construction principles and practices and engineering practices and procedures; building costs, materials, methods and practices; BC Building Code, zoning and related municipal legislation. The role also requires the ability to: direct, supervise, assign and review the work of subordinates; establish priorities and set goals and objectives; act as project manager on major construction projects; solve complex technical problems, either directly or in consultation with other authorities; review, analyze, assess and interpret plans, specifications, contracts and other material; lead contract dispute resolutions; communicate effectively orally and prepare clear and concise complex technical reports; work independently and within a team environment; establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of internal and external contacts; and represent the Division and/or City at meetings. The role also requires skill in the use of various software applications. A Drivers Licence for the Province of British Columbia is required.

In keeping with the City of Burnabys Core Values, this position requires an individual with a strong sense of community, integrity, respect, innovation and passion. If you are committed to the work and our people, then this may be the job for you!

Please submit your application no later than Monday February 26, 2018.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at604-294-7303if you do not receive a confirmation email within onehour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

If you would like to include a cover letter along with your application, please ensure to include it in the text area for a cover letter section of the application.

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