We are currently seeking a high caliber Design Manager to work for our client in Montreal, QC
Reporting directly to the Project Manager, the Design Manager will be in charge of the project`s engineering structures and will manage the design, computations, methods and planning of construction activities throughout the entire execution phases of the project. The ideal candidate has a strong background in construction design and design-build environments in heavy civil and transport infrastructure and has excellent problem solving and leadership skills.
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Assists in the preparation of RFP/RFQ in collaboration with the proposal team
Is responsible for the technical coordination of the Project
Works closely within the design and construction team in order to manage and ensure time awareness and technical accuracy of detailed designs
Supports, liaises and advises regularly with client, sub-contractors and suppliers in regards to the design of the project by using technical expertise
Coordinates and leads technical and contractual meetings in collaboration with the PM, underlines technical irregularities and finds solutions
Files and oversees the distribution of contractual Technical Specifications to site offices
Collaborates with PM in defining the policy to be adopted for the preparation of the engineering design
Gathers and checks the specifications of materials/goods as required by Technical Specifications
Coordinates and supervises the correct preparation and filing of technical documents (drawings, reports, plans, letters, estimates)
Verifies the quality control plan and draws up the operative procedures relating to construction activities
Ensures the design process follows local legislation, health and safety regulations, quality procedures, standards and codes of practice
Ensures design information is of high quality and follows with project timescales in collaboration with PM by developing and maintaining scheduling systems
Bachelor's degree in Engineering field
15+ plus years as Design Manager in large construction projects mainly in heavy civil transport infrastructure such as highways, roads and bridges (over 500ML $ value) also with JV
Excellent understanding of Autocad, Revit, Aconex, BIM, SAP and Microsoft Office
The ideal candidate must have strong interpersonal skills, the ability to inspire and motivate a team and has a results-orientated approach.
Fluent knowledge of English is a must. Spanish is an asset. Italian is a plus
**Candidates will be initially working out of the Montreal office and will have to relocate to location of project and should be extremely flexible.
To apply for this position, please send your Word formatted resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. TRS is an equal opportunity company.
TRS Staffing Solutions (Canada) Inc. specializes in supplying engineers, designers, project managers, and other technical and professional services personnel to a broad spectrum of industries worldwide.