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Area Manager - Fuel Channel Inspections and Installation

  1. Kincardine
  2. Nuclear
R-112466

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Area Manager - Fuel Channel Inspections and Installation

Come join us in reshaping the future with AtkinsRéalis. AtkinsRéalis is dedicated in engineering a better future for our planet and its people.

As an Area Manager, reporting to the Sr Project Manager, you will have the overall responsibility for successful execution of defined segments of work within the project, including achieving our operational goals for Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) of Safety, Quality, Schedule, Cost.  The primary responsibilities include schedule development and maintenance, scope/change management, budget (hours and cost) management, organizational management (establish adequate resources to perform the work) and overall coordination of work groups (construction, safety, engineering, training, procurement, tooling, contracts management, project controls and key client stakeholders.

This role will be based at the client site but will be eligible for travel conditions should the successful candidate meet the eligibility criteria

This role will be based in Kincardine, ON.

Your role within the Team:

  • Manage Series Teams to provide support to Construction Trades for all planned work activities.
  • Ensure resources are allocated to prepare and close-out relevant documents including but not limited to ACERs, project plans, CWPs, work plans, work orders, and lesson learned. Lead process improvement initiatives to minimize cost to the project.
  • Overall coordination of interfaces between work groups to ensure work in the field is executed on cost and on budget :
    • BP (operations, control maintenance, work management, construction, safety),
    • Other vendors,
    • Planning,
    • Engineering,
    • Training,
    • Procurement,
    • Tooling,
    • Project controls.
  • For all assigned Series of work in the FCFR project, safely manage and lead the preparation and execution of the work throughout the lifecycle.
  • Build the Series Team through matrix assignments from the project organization.
  • Be knowledgeable of the work including:
    • The Engineering Change Notice (if applicable).
    • The technical specification.
    • the area in the field where the work is being performed.
  • Ensure series plans are developed and updated with schedule and logic showing all successors and predecessors (including ties to other projects).
  • Ensure reports are provided to communicate progress and status.
  • Be available on-site during the execution date window for the series to help keep the work moving to schedule.
  • Ensure issues are dealt with expeditiously and with the correct priority. This includes identifying the need for Significant Issue Resolution (SIR) teams when necessary.
  • Accountable for technical support, leadership, production targets and success of assigned FCFR Scope.
  • Drive the readiness process for the assigned group of series including logistic planning, material availability, ALARA Plans, Contingency plans, work protection permits, training, work orders, Permitry, FME plans, Lift plans, scaffolding, drill card, TSSA reviews.
  • Schedule Lessons Learned meetings and ensured they are documented and filed appropriately.
  • Promote the use of the Shoreline ACER System to track adverse conditions and strive to prevent recurrences.
  • Manage the process to ensure that all planned inspections, examinations, calibrations, and surveillance activities are scheduled and executed as required.
  • Identify, report, and secure approval for deviations from the design documents as they occur.  This includes Field Change Requests (FCR) and Concession Applications for Suppliers (CAS).
  • Provide and ensure effectiveness of the liaison function between field trades and design engineers for problem resolution and information flow.
  • Establish and maintain interfaces with other internal groups (including Shoreline and BP), subcontractors and suppliers supporting the project.
  • Participate in assessing training needs.
  • Will oversee the Series entire team they have support and resources needed to complete their tasks.
  • Accountable for the readiness and operability of the tools to ensure they are always available when required and that there is no slippage or effects on the critical path because of a tooling issue. This includes but not limited to:
    • Tooling readiness T-minus schedule activities.
    • Tooling maintenance, calibration, and changes (ECN process) or improvements.
    • Decisions regarding in situ changes or tool swapping during execution.
  • Ensure schedule is being followed and activities are being completed.
  • Advise on troubleshooting and tool design changes that may be required. Collaborate with Design Authority on whether a change or modification is to be performed on the tool or not.
  • Ensure Series Team is always interfacing and coordinating with the Construction, Warehouse and TTMU teams.
  • Responsible to review tooling work orders in TMS and track all movements of his/her toolsets.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Directly supervise direct-reporting personnel.
  • Acting supervisor for personnel from other departments, should they be assigned to the portion of the project for which the AM is responsible.
  • Administration of succession plans and performance reviews.
  • Preparation of job description, roles, and responsibilities for staff.
  • Ensure all employees are fully trained for the function they are expected to fulfil.
  • Dependent on project size and type may supervise:
    • Project Coordinator(s).
    • Project Engineer(s).
    • Tooling Technicians, Engineers, SMEs.
    • Jr. Project Coordinator, Jr.Readiness Coordinator or Engineering Co-Op Student.
    • Project Scheduler/Planner(s).
    • Indirect reports from all project functions(QC, Engineering, Training, etc).

Why choose AtkinsRéalis as an employer?

Because we offer:

  • The opportunity to work on various major projects for internal and external clients.
  • An exciting environment where work-life balance is important.
  • A wide array of learning and development opportunities.
  • Competitive pay, flexible benefits, an employee share plan, and a defined contribution pension plan.
  • A work environment focused on health and safety.

The Ideal Candidate :

  • P. Eng and 4 years technical or business administration degree or equivalent.  Alternate degrees/certifications in combination with applicable experience to be considered in lieu.
  • Minimum 5 years project management experience.
  • Applied knowledge of nuclear project work, financial operations, project controls methods/standards, estimating and employee relations.
  • Direct experience related to large scale Fuel Channel and/or Feeder Replacement in a CANDU power plant.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills (typical MS suite programs).
  • Fiscal Responsibility
    • As required/assigned by manager.
  • Extent of Public Contact
    • Other Aecon Group Employees.
    • Joint Venture and Project partners.
    • Clients and Customers.
    • Venders and Subcontractors.
    • Various licensing agencies and regulatory authorities. 
  • Physical Demands
    • When on a construction site, may be subject to extreme noise and heat.  May be expected to climb ladders or wear fall protection depending on job location. 
  • Other Qualifications
    • Due to the nature of work conducted by Aecon, mandated nuclear export controls requirements must be met for employment.
    • Our background check process includes a full security check and clearance process as well as reference checks.
    • The security clearance process includes a comprehensive list of previous residences, employment, education, and other pertinent information. Those with a valid Bruce Power security clearance are strongly preferred.

Are you up for this challenge? Apply today and join our team to help engineer a Better Future for our Planet and its People.

At AtkinsRéalis, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds, and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion, or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.
 

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Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Successful applicants will be notified about AtkinsRéalis’s accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process.

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