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:1133 Topsail Rd., Mt. Pearl, NL / 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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SDP00015 Site Concrete Mix Coordinator Open Date:07/16/2018 Close Date:08/31/2018 Location:Argentia, NL Apply

SDP00015 | Site Concrete Mix Coordinator

SNC Lavalin, Dragados, Pennecon (SDP) General Partnership is seeking a Site Concrete Mix Coordinator to join the West White Rose Project team in Newfoundland. Reporting into the Engineering team, you will provide an integral position directly on site to the project.

Responsibilities:

• Needed on site during mix design development to make adjustments to the mix to meet the specifications
• Needed at site during continuous pours to check that batch quantities are within tolerances
• Needed on site during trial works to adjust mix for site specific conditions such as: Pump-ability issues, Concrete flow issues, Issues with finishing of concrete slab surfaces, Slowing/speeding up of slipform operations, Make adjustments to air content based on site testing, Minor adjustments to the mix based on the Construction Dept. requirements (i.e. mix too wet, mix too dry, make adjustments to set time, etc.)
• Needed on site for permanent works during continuous pours for adjusting the mix as referenced above, as well as to make adjustments for environmental conditions such as: During ‘hot’ weather when slicklines heat up and pumpability of the mix becomes an issue, Oversight of concrete temperatures based on ambient placing temperatures and thickness of the elements being poured, Adjust set retarder based on curing temperatures

Requirements:

• Bach. Engineering Degree or Diploma Engineering Technology with at least 8 years working experience
• A minimum of two years’ previous experience in (field and lab) construction quality control testing, including experience in concrete
• Must have thorough knowledge of engineering practices and economic principles, calculation methods, design details, international codes and standards, procedures, and specifications.
• 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
• Excellent communication and reporting skills

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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SDP00017 CGS Survey Work Preparation & Lay-Out Specialist Open Date:05/11/2018 Close Date:08/31/2018 Location:Argentia, NL Apply

SDP00017 | CGS Survey Work Preparation & Lay-Out Specialist

SNC Lavalin Dragados, Pennecon (SDP) General Partnership is seeking a CGS Survey Work Preparation & Lay-Out Specialist to join the West White Rose Project team in Newfoundland. Reporting to the CGS Survey Lead, the CGS Survey work preparation and lay out specialist will be responsible for all preparations of calculations, reporting and work preparations program/software. In addition, they will be primarily responsible for input and advice regarding maintenance, monitoring, coordination and management of all survey software, calculations, reporting and work preparations activities regarding CGS construction.

Specific responsibilities include:

• Planning and executing survey tasks for slipforming
• Planning and executing survey tasks for mating CGS to the topsides operation
• Prepare survey work packages which will include work instructions, coordinates for layout, relevant drawings and sketches
• Understand the requirements of dimensional control from work instructions, specifications, and procedures
• Establish work instruction for calculations for slipforming
• Implement CGS construction and installation tolerances in all survey performance and documentation
• 3D laser scanning calculations- Calculation of volume, weight, geometry and shape (also during slipforming)
• Best fit center calculations, shape, wall thickness, fix points, Vertical and horizontal PT ducts calculations
• During slipform – Calculation of embedment plates vs structural components from prefabrication shops for installation
• Create macros for all calculations
• Mechanical Outfitting – Off site prefabrication and on site calculations
• Setting up disto network during slipform operation to read top of form elevation
• Calculation for best fit CGS vs Topsides
• Deflection methods/calculation of Mechanical Outfitting structures/concrete
• Create 3D model of structure from 3D scanning point clouds
• Work proactively with survey supervision and surveyors to ensure what is being measured and any new tasks are completely understood

Qualifications:
• Post-Secondary degree or diploma in Survey work
• Minimum 7 years working experience with CGS or GBS construction
• Experience with Civil and Mechanical Outfitting Surveying
• Experience with planning, executing of slipform operations – calculations
• Software specialist – High level of Knowledge with all software packages including 3D model PDMS, terra model, Navisworks, Microstation, 3D calculation program SC4W and Graphic Survey, Leica Cyclone, faro scene, LFM
• Experience working with 3D Laser scanning software and equipment

Employment Conditions:
• Company operating name: SNC Lavalin, Dragados, Pennecon (SDP) General Partnership
• Address of employer: 1133 Topsail Road, Mount Pearl, NL A1N 5G5
• Work location: 1133 Topsail Road, Mount Pearl, NL A1N 5G5 and Argentia, NL
• Language of work: English
• Terms of employment: Contractual
• Salary Wage: $115,000 CAD per year (not eligible for bonus)
• Project Uplift: 15% of base salary
• Weekly hours: Regular, Full-time (40 hours/week)
• Standard corporate benefits package
• Vacation: 4 weeks
• Contact information: Alex Gibson at alex.gibson@sdpgp.ca

Additional Information:
• Local candidates will be preferred.
• We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest however only those 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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SDP00032 Structural Designer Open Date:08/07/2018 Close Date:08/31/2018 Location:Argentia, NL Apply

SDP00032 | Structural Designer

SNC Lavalin, Dragados, Pennecon (SDP) General Partnership is seeking a Structural Designer/Drafter to join the West White Rose Project team in Argentia, NL. Reporting into the Engineering team, you will provide an integral position directly on site to the project.

Responsibilities:

– Assist engineers in developing solutions to design problems
– Prepare structural drawings using AutoCAD
– Prepare technical reports and assist in engineering studies
– Coordinates structural design work with related engineering disciplines
– Perform quality checks to ensure documents reflect design intent
– Perform site investigations and construction inspections
– Contract administration duties such as performing shop drawing reviews, prepare site instructions, and review progress
– Routinely archive and retrieve data from electronic database for support of work
– Interface between construction, detail engineering and planning for preparation of job cards with regards to method and sequence
– Ensure Structural material traceability
– Check and ensure quality of the Structural job cards prior to issuing to construction
– Technical and field-support to fabrication and installation sites

Qualifications

– Must hold a diploma in Civil Engineering Technology from an accredited Canadian Institution
– Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience – preferably in a mega project based environment
– Strong understanding and proficiency in AutoCAD is required
Good understanding and proficiency in Navisworks, Civil 3D, PDMS, and Microstation is highly desired
– Be familiar with current codes and standards
– Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
– Ability to work in a complex, multi-discipline and fast-paced – team project environment

Closing Date – August 10, 2018

We thank you for your interest, but 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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SDP00033 Temporary Works Design Engineer Open Date:07/31/2018 Close Date:08/31/2018 Location:Argentia, NL Apply

SDP00033 | Temporary Works Design Engineer

SNC Lavalin, Dragados, Pennecon (SDP) General Partnership is seeking a Temporary Works Engineer to join the West White Rose Project team in Newfoundland. Reporting into the Engineering and Construction function, you will provide an integral position directly on site for the project.

Responsibilities:

– Responsible for all temporary works designs and inspections – reviewing works with cranes/lifts, sleeves & embedments, formwork & scaffolds, access, and other temporary works as they come up
– Ensure that all temporary works are prepared according to Canadian regulations, safety, industrial standards, client specifications, and procedures
– Check and ensure quality of drawings and documentation prepared by the temporary design group prior to issuing to construction department
– Review and sign off on all temporary works in the field prior to use
– Complete all inspections (upon initial use and on an continuous ongoing basis) of temporary works before usage ensuring the highest standards of safety and construction
– Promote safety guidelines to the CGS temporary design and construction division
– Liaise with engineering team to review CGS design plans
– Prepare material requisitions and liaise with procurement department
– Follow up on material deliveries with procurement, logistics and sub-contractors
– Interface between construction, engineering and planning departments to prepare work plans
– Establish, implement, and follow-up with on-site queries when required
– Ensure the temporary design interface with other disciplines and sub-contractors

Qualifications:

– Bach. Engineering Degree and registered as a professional engineer within Newfoundland and Labrador with at least 5 years working experience
– 5+ years’ experience in Oil and Gas industry in engineering/construction
– Must have experience designing and reviewing temporary works on a major construction project
– Extensive knowledge of CGS construction
– Extensive knowledge of PDMS and Project Execution Methods
– Excellent planning, organization, communication and interpersonal skills

Please note, this role will be based out of our Argentia construction site.

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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SDP00035 Human Resources Coordinator Open Date:08/24/2018 Close Date:08/31/2018 Location:Argentia, NL Apply

SDP00035 | Human Resources Coordinator

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

Responsibilities:

– Project weekly, monthly, quarterly HR reporting
– Responsible for all craft recruitment and mobilization to the work site.
– Manage the pre-access process for all project personnel mobilizing to the Argentia work site
– Facilitate HR onboarding (pre-access testing, new hire packages, conduct policy presentations, etc)
– Guide employees on the various procedures, policies or questions they may have on
– Writing and updating HR procedures and creating internal tools;
– Assist the project and ensure that operations are in accordance with human resources policies and in compliance with Federal and Provincial employment and labour laws, acceptable practices and regulations;

Qualifications:

– University Degree or College Diploma specializing in Human Resources
– Knowledge of a Human Resource Management System
– Proficiency in MS Office, especially as it relates to excel – including pivot tables, vlookups, charts, presentation development, etc.
– Excellent organizational skills
– Strong focus on customer service
– Autonomous with the ability to work in a team-driven environment
– Demonstrate rigor in the management of files
– Ability to manage multiple files at once
– Very good interpersonal skills
– Capability of working with sensitive and confidential information

Please note this position will be a role position on the construction site in Argentia, NL.

This role has a closing date of Friday August 31, 2018.

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


SDP00036 Quality Advisor - Procurement Open Date:08/24/2018 Close Date:08/31/2018 Location:Argentia, NL Apply

SDP00036 | Quality Advisor - Procurement

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

Responsibilities:

• Review all important onsite requisitions generated by the engineering and construction teams before going to the purchasing team
• Interface with the engineering and construction teams to understand the items and good to be procured and the final intension of use (permanent works, site services, temporary works, etc.)
• Identify all applicable quality requirements so that they can be relayed to the purchasers and incorporated into the Purchase Order
• Review the quality requirements that are expected of the items and good and sign the Shipping Release Note (SRN) on behalf of Quality
• If items and goods end up in quarantine, work with the procurement, engineering and construction teams to get items removed from quarantine

Qualifications:

• University Degree or Diploma of Technology (civil, mechanical preferred);
• Minimum 5+ years’ experience working in a major project environment
• Excellent English communication skills (verbal and written), and ability to work in demanding multidisciplinary environment.
• Experience working with of Quality System Procedures, Inspection and Test Plans etc.
• Familiarity with various industry codes, standards and regulations governing quality management;
• Proficiency with MS Office applications (Excel, Word, Power Point,)
• Knowledge of major project procurement functions and materials management would be an asset

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please note the closing date for this position will be Friday August 31, 2018.

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


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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.