Bilingual Construction Manager

Job Description

Employment :Contract
# of Openings :2
Classification :Specialist Industry:Specialist

Design Group Staffing Oakville is currently recruiting for a Bilingual Construction Manager for our client in the oil & gas industry on a long-term contract basis. The main project work will be based out of Eastern Quebec.

This role requires frequent travel to multiple locations across Canada for extended periods.


  • Safety program through visible field presence, participate in contractor safety meetings, toolbox talks
  • Develop, promote and achieve a positive and productive team atmosphere between CFO projects, operations and contractors to establish and align on common priorities, goals and objectives
  • Participate in development and quality review of JLAs and work procedures with prime contractor
  • Issue and verify compliance with safe work permits and work procedures/standards with special focus on higher risk work
  • Work with integrated project team to safely and efficiently achieve all project objectives set out in the project execution and project safety plans
  • Provide field execution leadership to drive the safe, productive and cost-effective management of all project-related activities at the site level
  • Participate in constructability and facility design / model reviews with the integrated project team
  • Comply with all business controls, including time sheet endorsements and materials management
  • Endorse all field deviation notices that differ from original scope/quote
  • Maintain a daily activities project log documenting key day-to-day activities, issues and resolution decisions made in the field
  • Provide early identification of emerging issues to the project manager, including options and resolution recommendations
  • Report daily the key SSH&E events, construction progress and productivity

  • Minimum 10 years trade experience at a journeyman level
  • Must be fluent in French and English
  • Demonstrated field supervisory oversight over 5-25 person crews, from planning and start of construction through to commissioning and start-up
  • Experience overseeing multi-discipline projects
  • API 653 working knowledge
  • Strong communications skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to follow–up, resolve and close issues and tasks promptly

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity and you meet the requirements above, please submit your updated resume in MS Word format to the attention of Connor Briggs via email at: [Click Here to Email Your Resume]

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About Design Group Staffing

Design Group Staffing Inc. is one of the largest suppliers of contract, temporary and full-time professionals in Canada. Founded in 1976, our firm specializes in providing engineering, technical and technical sales roles in Construction, EPCM, Manufacturing, Mining, Oil & Gas and Architecture & Design, as well as specialist roles in Real Estate Development and Property Management across Canada. As Recruitment Specialists, we stand out by creating an exceptional experience for candidates and client companies. Our process allows us to get to know the best talent, understand their needs, and find matches that lead to success.

Design Group Staffing Inc. is ISO 9001 Certified and has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies each year since 1999 and has held Platinum Status since 2005. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Design Group Staffing Inc. employs over 350 recruitment professionals who place thousands of quality candidates per year. With offices across Canada, we understand industry challenges that are unique to each region and offer both national reach and local knowledge.

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