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Project Engineer

Vancouver Airport Authority

This is a Contract position in Gambier Island, ia posted November 20, 2022.

Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), YVR is made up of a team of diverse people who are working collaboratively to Connect BC proudly to the World.

Safety is at the core of everything we do; we’re innovative, fun, and we invest in our people.

With high engagement scores, an abundance of learning and development opportunities, and a holistic approach to wellness, we’re looking for someone to join our team.

Vancouver Airport Authority strives for a workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve.

We support the Employment Equity Act and take measures to ensure fair employment practices and treatment of employees across our organization.

We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, including women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

We encourage applicants to self-identify with a designated group(s) to support our team in filling gaps in areas where we can be more diverse.

We are also happy to provide reasonable accommodations throughout the selection process and while working at YVR.

If you require support applying online because you are a person with a disability, please contact us at 604-303-3152 or .

The Vancouver Airport Authority has a permanent, full-time opportunity for a Project Engineer in the Engineering Projects Department.

Reporting to the Manager, Program Delivery, the successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation and management of single and/or multiple construction projects of varying complexity.

Key responsibilities include: Managing construction projects, including developing project requirements, scope, budget and schedule Preparing and delivering on implementation plans in collaboration with Airport Operations and Maintenance Preparing design and construction tender documents, including defining the scope of work, technical requirements, operational constraints, and schedule constraints Evaluating and providing recommendations for tenders and contracts Providing direction to project teams consisting of consultants and contractors Managing construction contracts, work progress, change orders, payments, and disputes Providing leadership in the areas of construction safety and environment Maintaining and managing project budgets including forecasting costs and risk management Liaising with internal Airport Authority departments and external stakeholders throughout the project Key qualifications include: Completion of a university degree in Engineering (Civil Engineering is an asset) combined with a minimum of five years’ (for Intermediate Project Engineer) or ten years’ (for Senior Project Engineer) experience managing construction projects in the design, construction or consulting industry Knowledge of construction industry practices and standards, particularly for pavements, is an asset Ability to register as a Professional Engineer with Engineers and Geoscientists BC (EGBC); completion of the Law and Ethics Seminar is required Knowledge of airport operations is an asset Demonstrated project management skills including organizational, coordination, negotiation, scheduling and budgeting skills Proficiency in word processing, spread sheets, databases and project scheduling Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills Proven leadership experience with strong people and time management skills Sound knowledge of contract law and contract administration process Must be able to obtain Transport Canada security clearance A Class 5 driver’s license This position is open to both Vancouver Airport Authority employees and external candidates.

Previous job performance will be taken into consideration for all internal candidates that apply for this position.

Vancouver International Airport is a Living Wage employer.

This means all Vancouver Airport Authority workers earn at least a living wage.

Living Wage for Families B.C.

has determined the hourly rate of pay at which a household can meet its basic expenses.

The 2022 living wage rate in Metro Vancouver is $20.52.

Health and safety are at the core of how we operate at YVR.

We are committed to ensuring a safe workplace for our workforce and protecting the health and safety of our employees, passengers, partners and community by taking reasonable, preventative measures to reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.

On June 20, 2022, the Government of Canada suspended the requirement that employees of federally regulated workplaces be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Candidates are advised that the current suspension of the vaccination mandate may be revoked by the Government of Canada at any time, and that vaccination requirements may be reintroduced in the future.