Project Manager
Seaspan ULC
Vancouver Drydock - North Vancouver
6d ago

Duties / Accountabilities

  • Manages and oversees project work by : participating in long, medium, and short-term planning of contracts; evaluating specifications;
  • distributing drawings or technical information to yard Trade Superintendents; developing and overseeing the work breakdown structure;
  • scheduling, and communicating with customers in regards to the scope of work and quality / cost issues.

  • Clearly identifies the scope of work for the actual projects by : interpreting specifications, gathering information, and, when required, preparing estimates for work arising, ensuring that customer satisfaction and a profitable project completion is achieved.
  • Manages sub-contractors by establishing the content of work and supplies, signing contracts, overseeing the work performed, following up with work progress, and approving contractor invoices.
  • Conducts pre-inspection checks for structural, outfit, or insulation work. Requests on-site surveys and inspections by contacting the responsible authorities and organizing meetings for customer representatives and regulatory bodies.
  • Reports survey results to Production for repair or confirmation that work is complete.

  • Provides technical support or solutions for internal staff, customers and the technical office. Supports the Production department by providing technical information, establishing / prioritizing work scope, identifying methods and processes, contributing to problem solving, evaluating order changes and project progression, preparing required delivery QA documentation, and ensuring that projects are completed in a safe and effective manner.
  • Provides project representation at the Seaspan Health and Safety Committee. Ensures that sub-contractors follow the company’s health and safety requirements when performing work on site.
  • Ensures compliance of the Seaspan Safety and Environmental Policies and Procedures at the Vancouver Drydock.

    Education and Experience

  • Completion of Grade 12 education, plus post-secondary education from a recognized institution in project management and marine technology
  • A minimum of 10 years experience in a supervisory capacity within a ship repair / shipbuilding environment
  • Skills, Knowledge and Required Competencies

  • Demonstration of exemplify business ethics, integrity and honesty in all situations
  • Ability to read and interpret specifications and drawings
  • Technical skills in welding, marine engineering, electrical and mechanical are desirable
  • Excellent organizational, planning, negotiation, problem solving, decision making, supervisory or leadership skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, including report writing, in the English language
  • Knowledge of Seaspan corporate policies and procedures, WCB rules and regulations and CWB standards (Canadian Welding Bureau)
  • Sound judgment and works well under pressure
  • Strong abilities to establish priorities, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Flexibility and adaptable to rapidly changing demands
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Project, Word, Excel and Outlook
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