Water Lead | Vancouver
GHD, Inc
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
13d ago

GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.

Privately owned by our people, GHD provides engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services to private and public sector clients across five continents.

Focused on creating lasting community benefit, our connected global network of 10,000 people delivers projects with high standards of safety, quality and ethics.

Committed to sustainable development, GHD improves the physical, natural and social environments of the many communities in which we operate.

Due to continued rapid growth and expansion of the water group into Western Canada, we are seeking an Municipal Water Lead in our Vancouver office to continue our expansion of a highly successful group.

The successful candidate will be part of the leadership of water practice in Western Canada and will work collaboratively with our global Water Practice to expand our market position in Western Canada as well as lead and develop our technical resources and capabilities.

The successful candidate must have a proven track record in project execution and marketing with the following desired experience profile :

Business Development & Client Service Skills :

  • Manage GHD’s client contact plan for key project positioning efforts
  • Manage project capture plans, coordination of proposal preparation and activities
  • Participation at client functions, social events and conferences in networking with existing and emerging client contacts
  • Assist in critical western Canada Water business development initiatives
  • Technical Skills :

  • Provide hand- on technical guidance to engineers and technical staff in delivering ongoing municipal, water & wastewater projects
  • Lead the group’s Quality Assurance and Quality Control program for western Canada’s water design projects
  • Mentorship of project engineers and designers in the development of their engineering and design skills
  • Apply proven experience on municipal infrastructure projects to complete preliminary and detailed design of storm and sanitary sewer collection systems, water supply, distribution and storage systems, pumping stations, potable water and wastewater treatment facilities
  • Provide guidance and QA / QC on all engineering design, calculations, design briefs and technical reports for municipal infrastructure, masterplans, environmental assessments, and detailed design projects
  • Promote corporate participation at technical conferences and provide senior guidance and review for key technical conference papers generation
  • Project Management responsibilities include :

  • Client relationship management for all active projects
  • Serve as a Senior Project Manager for our more complex and larger multi-disciplined water projects in Western Canada
  • Provide senior leadership and expertise support on water and wastewater project opportunities across North America
  • Project Controls Management including Scope, Time, Financial, Change, Risk, QA / QC
  • Workload forecasting tool for staff resources and estimate-to-complete for all active projects on a monthly basis
  • Attend scheduled Project Management meetings to discuss project resource needs and conflicts, unbilled and aging accounts receivables, and proposal activity
  • Mentorship of project managers and project engineers in the development of their project management skills as they proceed through the project management career path
  • Skills, Competencies and Qualifications :

  • Completion of University Engineering Degree as a minimum
  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng) designation
  • Member of Engineers& Geoscientists British Columbia (EGBC)
  • Minimum 12-15 years’ experience in Project Management, design and construction of water infrastructure projects
  • Having a well-established client base that preferably include Metro Vancouver, lowerland cities and municipalities such as Richmond, Surrey, Burnaby and Capital Region District (CRD)
  • Highly developed communication skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent people leadership & mentoring skills
  • We offer a professional working environment and culture and believe that work / life balance is critical to the success and happiness of our people.

    We also offer competitive salary packages based on qualifications, skills and experience.

    As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer.

    Upon request, GHD will provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.

    Feb 3, 2019

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