Employment Opportunities

During the course of the CGS construction, SDP is expected to employ, at the peak, around 700 skilled trade construction workers.

Some early work will begin before the end of 2017. Most of the hiring of trade labour will begin in 2018.

SDP recently negotiated a site collective agreement with representatives of the Iron Workers Union, Local 764, Carpenters Union, Local 579, and Labourers’ Union, Local 1208. The three unions have formed the Council of Construction Trades Inc. to represent construction workers who will work on the project. These unions represent approximately 90% of the expected trade hours required for the project. The Council has arranged to source any additional required skilled trades for the project from the various building and construction trade unions within the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. For any employment inquiries about working on the project, please contact your provincial trade union representative.

In addition to skilled trades, SDP is also actively recruiting for the following positions for the West White Rose Project, qualified applicants interested are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.

Job ID Job Title Open Date Close Date Location
SDP00000 General Employment Application Open Date:01/01/2018 Close Date:06/30/2021 Location:Argentia, NL Apply

SDP00000 | General Employment Application

SDP General Partnership welcomes all applications to the project.

Should you not see a role you’re qualified for, please submit your resume online through this channel. Should your application match a future need we’ll be in contact with you.

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SDP00049 Cost Engineer Open Date:03/08/2019 Close Date:03/22/2019 Location:Argentia, NL Apply

SDP00049 | Cost Engineer

SNC Lavalin, Dragados, Pennecon (SDP) General Partnership is seeking Cost Engineer to join the West White Rose Project team in Newfoundland. Reporting into the Project Controls team, you will provide an integral position directly on site to the project.

Responsibilities:

– Develop turnaround estimates, project and turnaround cost forecasts, and preparing project and turnaround cost reports.
– Support the development and improvement of cost controlling and tools and processes.
– Deliver proper variance explanation and root causes analysis of changes.
– Carry out bid analysis for complex service contracts.
– Assess filed change orders and validate contractor estimate and pricing.
– Review and update internal standards for financial project cost controls and ensure contractor compliance with same
– Provides high level project updates to, and may work directly with, senior management. Also provides more detailed daily or weekly updates, as required.
– Coordinate and procedural interface between Project Management, Finance, Construction, and Procurement
– Work with Project Managers and other internal stakeholders (such as Engineering, Validation, Manufacturing, Facilities, Quality, etc.) to provide unified, cost-driven solutions, identify potential conflicts, and assist in the facilitation of making critical commercial decisions.

Requirements:

– Bachelor Degree in Engineering, or Diploma in Engineering Technology
– 5 years minimum experience in cost estimating and cost control, preferable within major construction projects
– Working knowledge of engineering, procurement, and construction techniques
– Prior exposure to large EPC projects
– Working knowledge of Primavera P6 and MS Office Suite (Excel with advanced programming knowledge);
– Good capacity for synthesis and communication (oral and written);
– Ability to build relationships with the team members, and client stakeholders;
– Strong presentation skills, great organizational skills and excellent problem-solving skills;
– English / French bilingual (written and spoken) considered an asset.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Role will be based full time in Argentia, NL.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Companies and contractors hiring for the West White Rose project are required to follow the principles set out in the Atlantic Accord legislation, which requires that “individuals residing in the Province shall be given first consideration for training and employment in the work program”.

SDP is equally committed to providing access to employment of qualified candidates to ensure an equitable and diversified workplace.

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SDP00050 Construction Field Engineer/Technician Open Date:03/08/2019 Close Date:03/22/2019 Location:Argentia, NL Apply

SDP00050 | Construction Field Engineer/Technician

SNC Lavalin, Dragados, Pennecon (SDP) General Partnership is seeking Construction Field Engineers/Technicians for varying Construction divisions to join the West White Rose Project team in Newfoundland. Reporting into the Construction team and being in the field, you will provide an integral position directly on site to the project.

Responsibilities:

– Organizing, co-ordinating, and ordering divisional materials for the project – working with procurement throughout the process
– Check and issue up-to-date documents, schedules and drawings.
– Review quality records, test reports, and certify fabrication of various components of the project
– Communicate and collaborate with Designers, Quality Field Inspectors, Weld Inspectors, Non-Destructive testers, Fabricators and Owner Representatives to evaluate design and resolve non-conformances
– Advise on constructability issues
– Utilize knowledge of departmental design standards and applicable engineering codes to review design/shop drawings and documents for conformance, and work with fabricators to ensure quality procedures are followed
– Verify that the fabrication conforms to the detailed designs and technical requirements, and is suitable for construction
– Utilize basic engineering software packages and computer aided drafting software in accordance with industry codes and standards
– Provide recommendations and suggestions on designs as well as processes and standards
– Understand and appropriately apply project technical criteria and requirements related to steel girder, pre-stressed concrete girder, bearing, and/or guide sign fabrication

Qualifications:

– Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, or Civil Engineering Technology
– Minimum 5 of experience directly related major construction activities
– Exposure to working on construction sites involving major crane operations
– Strong working knowledge in Microsoft Office Tools
– Exceptional analytical, problem solving, planning, and organizing abilities
– Strong interpersonal skills combined with a positive, team-oriented attitude

Companies and contractors hiring for the West White Rose project are required to follow the principles set out in the Atlantic Accord legislation, which requires that “individuals residing in the Province shall be given first consideration for training and employment in the work program”.

SDP is equally committed to providing access to employment of qualified candidates to ensure an equitable and diversified workplace.

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SDP00051 Mechanical QC Lead Open Date:03/15/2019 Close Date:03/26/2019 Location:Argentia, NL Apply

SDP00051 | Mechanical QC Lead

SNC Lavalin, Dragados, Pennecon (SDP) General Partnership is looking for a Mechanical (QC) Lead to join the West White Rose Project’s Quality team on the project site in Argentia, NL.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• The Mechanical (QC) Lead will ensure the development and preparation of all project quality requirements are implemented and managed as it applies to the main mechanical outfitting scope of work.

MAIN TASKS AND DELIVERABLES:
• Development and implementation of quality orientation and training programs
• Preparation of Audit Programs and scheduling, coordinating, managing and participating in Quality Audits
• Assist with the development of all applicable plans, procedures and checklists required for QA oversight and QC programs onsite, including Inspection test plans, procedures, processes and final documentation etc.
• Create and implement ITPs relative to Piping and Structural Installation
• Monitoring of Welding program
• Assist with internal and external audits as required
• Ensure quality requirements are known, understood, and followed within area of responsibility
• Ensure that project quality requirements are implemented and managed
• Evaluate material and test results on a continuous basis and advise construction on production improvement
• Provide quality reporting as required
• Manage Quality Documentation such as NCR’s, CAR’s and Observation reports
• Assist with the preparation and implementation of QC Procedures and Plans
• Ensure that regular inspections and tests are being performed and reported
• Identify critical quality issues in a proactive manner to facilitate improvements
• Ensure good subcontractor relations, both internal and external
• Assist production team with quality and performance matters
• Assure fabrication records from inspections and tests are being prepared and verified
• Report non-conforming products and assist in corrective actions

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Diploma in Welding Engineering Technician or related field or combination of related work experience and training, preference given to Welding/Mechanical
• Minimum 10+ years’ experience from performance of Mechanical QC work within Operations/Large Structural/Piping Projects preferred as embedded items in large scale concrete operations
• CWB Level 2 Certification is a requirement
• Experience working with Non Destructive Testing (NDT), and varying methods
• Experience making and presenting documentation of mechanical works for offshore structures
• Candidates must have strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively within an integrated project team

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Applications for the role will be due by Monday March 25th at 9am NL time.

Companies and contractors hiring for the West White Rose project are required to follow the principles set out in the Atlantic Accord legislation, which requires that “individuals residing in the Province shall be given first consideration for training and employment in the work program”.

SDP is equally committed to providing access to employment of qualified candidates to ensure an equitable and diversified workplace.

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SDP00052 Electrical Field Coordinator Open Date:03/18/2019 Close Date:03/25/2019 Location:Argentia, NL Apply

SDP00052 | Electrical Field Coordinator

SNC Lavalin, Dragados, Pennecon (SDP) General Partnership is seeking a Field Coordinator, Electrical for the Main Mechanical Outfitting (MMO) Construction Division within the West White Rose Project team in Argentia, NL. Reporting into the Construction team and being in the field, you will provide an integral position directly on site to the project.

Responsibilities:

– Organizing, co-ordinating, and ordering divisional materials for the project – working with procurement throughout the process
– Check and issue up-to-date documents, schedules and drawings.
– Review quality records, test reports, and certify fabrication of various components of the project
– Communicate and collaborate with Designers, Quality Field Inspectors, Fabricators and Owner Representatives to evaluate design and resolve non-conformances
– Advise on constructability issues
– Utilize knowledge of departmental design standards and applicable engineering codes to review design/shop drawings and documents for conformance, and work with fabricators to ensure quality procedures are followed
– Verify that the fabrication conforms to the detailed designs and technical requirements, and is suitable for construction
– Utilize basic engineering software packages and computer aided drafting software in accordance with industry codes and standards
– Provide recommendations and suggestions on designs as well as processes and standards
– Understand and appropriately apply project technical criteria and requirements related to Electrical and Instrumentation Specifications for Fabrication.
– Creation and building of work packages to complete Electrical & Instrumentation scopes for construction (MMO)
– Walk down and sign off of construction work packages

Qualifications:

– Technology diploma, Electrical or Instrumentation preferred
– Minimum 3 years of experience directly related major construction activities
– Strong working knowledge in Microsoft Office Tools, especially excel
– Exceptional analytical, problem solving, planning, and organizing abilities
– Strong interpersonal skills combined with a positive, team-oriented attitude
– Preference will be given to those candidates with experience in fabrication and holders of recognized related quality certificates

This position will be fully based out of our construction site in Argentia, NL.

Companies and contractors hiring for the West White Rose project are required to follow the principles set out in the Atlantic Accord legislation, which requires that “individuals residing in the Province shall be given first consideration for training and employment in the work program”.

SDP is equally committed to providing access to employment of qualified candidates to ensure an equitable and diversified workplace.

Apply Now


Companies and contractors hiring for the West White Rose project are required to follow the principles set out in the Atlantic Accord legislation, which requires that “individuals residing in the Province shall be given first consideration for training and employment in the work program”. SDP is equally committed to providing access to employment of qualified candidates to ensure an equitable and diversified workplace.