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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SDP00003 Package Engineer - Slipform Open Date:12/04/2017 Close Date:04/28/2018 Location:1133 Topsail Rd., Mt. Pearl, NL/ Argentia, NL Apply

SDP00003 | Package Engineer - Slipform

SDP is seeking a Package Engineer – Slipform 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:

– Organize and develop working methods, tools, and equipment to ensure safe and effective execution of slipform concrete engineering packages
– Give advice to the rebar, post tensioning, and construction team during slipform
– Plan ongoing activities and prepare materials and resources for the upcoming slipform pours
– Advise on constructability issues
– Prepares and reviews engineering studies, design drawings and documents, and material and equipment specifications
– Resolves specialty related engineering issues by applying accepted principles, codes, and standards
– Interpreting engineering specifications, resolving design and field engineering difficulties and coordinating work schedules
– Ensuring design work interfaces well with that of other disciplines
– Contributing to the planning and scheduling of work to achieve prescribed objectives
– Preparing progress reports and monitoring project controls
– Recommending changes in plans and specifying estimated costs
– Consulting with other departments, suppliers and contractors to clarify specifications
– Keeping abreast of new technical developments and estimating their impacts

Qualifications:

– Bach. Engineering Degree and registered as a professional engineer with at least 10 years working experience
– Has minimum of 5 years on site working in a major slipform concrete lead role
– 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

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SDP00004 Health Services Manager Open Date:12/14/2017 Close Date:04/28/2018 Location:1133 Topsail Rd., Mt. Pearl, NL / Argentia, NL Apply

SDP00004 | Health Services Manager

The Health Services Manager/Nurse Practitioner (HM/NP) is an integral part of the West White Rose Project and will provide holistic, dynamic and leading health care to all the personnel at the Argentia site.

Working in a collaborative practice with the medical advisors, under the administrative direction and supervision of the HSE Manager, the HM/NP will be responsible for the management of the staff, policy development, budget management, nursing procedures, medical equipment and supplies and all contracts for the health center for the West White Rose Site. The HM/NP will provide clinical guidance and act as a resource person for clinical assessments and treatment plans. The HM/NP will be directly responsible for the West White Rose Site health care plan and case management for all occupational injuries and illnesses.

Main Tasks and Deliverables:

– Providing clinical guidance and act as a resource for clinical assessment and treatment plans.
– Systemically assesses individual health status through collection of appropriate history, performance of physical assessment and ordering and interpretation of diagnostic test in situations that require additional expertise.
– Responsible for initial assessment all occupational injuries and illness.
– Responsible for developing and monitoring the case management of occupational illness and injuries based on IIHL, OSHA, employee’s needs, client and employer responsibilities and other stakeholders requirements.
– Safeguarding confidential medical information.
– Recognizing the cultural diversity and diverse needs of employees on the West White Rose site and provides appropriate care.
– Acts in a manner consistent with the NP/RN professional responsibility, standards of practice and ethical conduct.
– Develops, implements and directs employee health and wellness programs based on the needs of the employee and the needs of the worksite.
– Monitor all industrial hygiene activities such as audiograms, air quality testing, and fit testing.
– Monitors and is actively involved in TB and pandemic infection prevention, surveillance and education for the West White Rose site staff.
– Provide expert and specialized knowledge of primary health care to the nurse practitioners, registered nurses and paramedic staff.
– Budget development and budget control.
– Review and upkeep of all medical supplies and equipment.

Qualifications:

– 10+ years of experience in an rural emergency setting.
– 5+ years of experience as a family nurse practitioner.
– 10+ years in an occupational health construction setting.
– 10+ years in a senior management role within diverse health care setting.

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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SDP00010 Deputy MO Construction Manager Open Date:02/15/2018 Close Date:04/28/2018 Location:Argentia, NL Apply

SDP00010 | Deputy MO Construction Manager

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

Responsibilities:

– The Mechanical Construction Deputy Manager will assist in managing the daily operations of the MO deck assembly team.
– Manage all construction activities in MO department
– Plan and monitor MO tasks to identify further installation required
– Organize multidiscipline co-ordination relevant to MO construction
– Intervene and initiate relevant actions to complete work in a manner consistent with the project objectives and principles.
– Establish, communicate and implement all necessary procedures and processes for mechanical installations
– Establish and communicate strategies and objectives on project schedules for installation
– Establish and maintain a forum for continuous improvements
– Establish efficient construction plans and give input on project plans and methods
– Resolve any unexpected technical difficulties, and other problems that may arise

Main Tasks and Deliverables:

– Ensure that project milestones are met according to the project schedule
– Ensure that the project strategy is followed
– Manage construction work and verify that it is executed in accordance to specifications and defined procedures
– Be an effective leader, communicate with department leads regarding work scopes
– Coordinate construction activities between project site and office
– Maintain the technical quality for construction department
– Ensure project superintendents understand and execute the work
– Interface with union representatives to ensure qualified iron worker personnel are assigned to the project
– Maintain harmony with all craft on the project
– Ensure safety, quality and production is maintained

Qualifications:

– Degree or diploma in a related field, or a related combination of training and experience
– Previous management experience is required with at least 25 years’ experience in structural assemble, erection of steel structures and working with union workers.
– Experience from CGS/GBS construction is an asset
– Erection, assembly and installation of structural steel experience is required
– Familiar with technical drawings systems and planning & reporting systems
– Strong communication skills
– Ability to work with and manage unionized workers

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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SDP00013 Package Engineer Rebar Open Date:03/16/2018 Close Date:04/27/2018 Location:1133 Topsail Rd., Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador Apply

SDP00013 | Package Engineer Rebar

SNC Lavalin, Dragados, Pennecon (SDP) General Partnership is seeking a Package Engineer Rebar 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:
• Organize and develop working methods, tools, and equipment to ensure safe and effective execution of slipform concrete engineering packages
• Give advice to the rebar, post tensioning, and construction team during slipform
• Plan ongoing activities and prepare materials and resources for the upcoming slipform pours
• Advise on constructability issues
• Prepares and reviews engineering studies, design drawings and documents, and material and equipment specifications
• Resolves specialty related engineering issues by applying accepted principles, codes, and standards
• Interpreting engineering specifications, resolving design and field engineering difficulties and coordinating work schedules
• Ensuring design work interfaces well with that of other disciplines
• Contributing to the planning and scheduling of work to achieve prescribed objectives
• Preparing progress reports and monitoring project controls
• Recommending changes in plans and specifying estimated costs
• Consulting with other departments, suppliers and contractors to clarify specifications
• Keeping abreast of new technical developments and estimating their impacts

Requirements:
• At least 10 years of working relevant experience
• Has minimum of 5 years on site working in a major slipform concrete lead role
• Must have thorough knowledge of technical 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

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
• Language of work: English
• Terms of employment: Project based position
• Salary Wage: $9,000 to $12,000 CAD per month (not eligible for bonus)
• 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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SDP00014 Package Engineer - Concrete Open Date:04/04/2018 Close Date:04/21/2018 Location:1133 Topsail Rd., Mt. Pearl, NL / Argentia, NL Apply

SDP00014 | Package Engineer - Concrete

SNC Lavalin, Dragados, Pennecon (SDP) General Partnership is seeking a Package Engineer – Concrete 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:

– Prepare and implement work schedules for construction and concrete activities
– Plan all concrete production, distribution and placement activities for the Whiterose Extension project
– Prepare procedures and work instructions related to concrete works
– Establish plans to maintain the project schedule and to perform work according to the projects requirements and Canadian regulations.
– Plan and schedule work related to concrete materials composition, project requirements, specifications, schedules, and budget.
– Select suitable equipment for the upcoming pouring operations.
– 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 fabrication details and resolve non-conformances
– Advise on constructability issues
– Prepares and reviews engineering studies, design drawings and documents, and material and equipment specifications
– Resolves specialty related engineering issues by applying accepted principles, codes, and standards
– Interpreting engineering specifications, resolving design and field engineering difficulties and coordinating work schedules
– Ensuring design work interfaces well with that of other disciplines
– Preparing progress reports and monitoring project controls
– Recommending changes in plans and specifying estimated costs
– Consulting with other departments, suppliers and contractors to clarify specifications
– Keeping abreast of new technical developments and estimating their impacts

Requirements:

– Bach. Engineering Degree with at least 10 years working experience
– Has minimum of 10 years on site working in a major concrete projects
– 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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SDP00015 Site Concrete Mix Coordinator Open Date:04/27/2018 Close Date:05/04/2018 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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SDP00016 Civil Quantity Coordinator Open Date:04/27/2018 Close Date:05/04/2018 Location:Argentia, NL Apply

SDP00016 | Civil Quantity Coordinator

SNC Lavalin, Dragados, Pennecon (SDP) General Partnership is seeking a Civil Quantity 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 in Argentia to the project.

Position Summary

The Civil Quantity Coordinator will be primarily responsible to ensure project drawings are provided to support production operations, determine quantities and quantity tracking. The role will coordinate data with the Engineering Manager, Construction Superintendents, and Planner/Schedulers to ensure accurate representation of work in scheduling activities. Under the direction of the Engineering Manager the role will prepare and submit periodic reporting internally and to the client.

Responsibilities:

• Analyze & coordinate survey data output and design drawings to determine quantities
• Collect daily quantity and resource data and report as required internally and externally through document control
• Identify, develop, and continually updated cost norms, metrics, and factors for the estimating department
• Verification of MTO, BOM & BOQ on the project
• Verification of the quantity data for civil, piping, electrical, mechanical, instrumentation disciplines. System coding for WBS, bill items and pricing
• Coordinate the projects engineering drawings under the direction of the Engineering Manager to support production requirements and client submission demands
• Prepare electronic data for survey layout
• Update and maintain as-built drawings
• Willing to survey in the field

Qualifications:

• Post-Secondary technical education or equivalent experience with a concentration in civil/structural
• Minimum of five years’ experience in a major construction project environment
• Proficient in AutoCAD Civil 3D, MS Word and Excel.
• Strong communication skills, (written and verbal) and organization abilities
• Superior time-management skills, (written and verbal) and organization abilities
• Superior time-management skills to meet deadlines handling multiple tasks simultaneously
• Survey background
• Experience building and working with GPS surface files

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:06/08/2018 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.

Apply Now


SDP00018 Communications Coordinator Open Date:05/08/2018 Close Date:05/18/2018 Location:1133 Topsail Rd., Mount Pearl, NL / Argentia, NL Apply

SDP00018 | Communications Coordinator

SNC Lavalin, Dragados, Pennecon (SDP) General Partnership is seeking a Communications Coordinator to join the West White Rose Project team in Newfoundland. Reporting into the Human Resources team, the Communications Coordinator will assist with the development and execution of the day-to-day communications (internal and external) and align these initiatives with our marketing and corporate communications strategies.

In this role, you will drive coordinated communications plans and create content to support them. As a key member you will also be assisting with the management and execution of a range of writing, support internal communications services, intranet and external website support, and events. Utilizing your strong interpersonal and collaboration skills, you will work closely with internal teams (All divisions within SDP) and external resources (media, government, customers, industry partners) on a regular basis.

Responsibilities:

– Support the strategic planning, implementation and management of all marketing and communications initiatives for the West White Rose Project.
– Responsible for communications materials, advertising, media relations and client interaction.
– Responsible for internal communications and promoting effective use of communications tools such as company-wide, e-mail, website, SharePoint portal, internal correspondence, signage and newsletters.
– Organizes, coordinates and plans project events, public meetings, and consultations.
– Conducts research into assigned area ensuring that such research takes into account developments within the field, corporate policies and practices, legislation and initiatives by other levels of government.
– Monitors and evaluates the impact of communications and makes recommendations for changes to the strategy, communication plans and/or individual products.
– Supports the projects with communications, media relations messaging and on the integration of communication components into project outreach programs.

Qualifications:

– Bachelor of Commerce or Business Admin degree with a focus in Marketing and Communications
– 5 years’ experience in a role with heavy focus in communications, public relations, media relations, social media, stakeholder engagement, and in issues management.
– Considerable experience in developing, implementing and coordinating diverse, high-level communications strategies and plans in an environment with high profile issues and multiple delivery agents.
– Well-developed strategic planning and problem-solving and conflict management skills
– Proven ability to deal effectively with the public, media, political representatives, diverse community stakeholders (public, elected officials, media) and staff at all levels of the organization.
– Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, MS Project, PowerPoint), publishing and web design (e.g. Publisher, word press), graphics (e.g. Adobe Suite), GIS, as well as HTML or other web building applications.
– Excellent communications, written, verbal and presentation skills
– Strong interpersonal skills and a positive attitude
– Ability to deal with competing priorities and manage time appropriately
– Strong analytical and problem solving skills
– Self-starter with the ability to work independently when required
– Ability to work in a complex, multi-discipline and fast-paced team project environment

Please note this role will begin in Mount Pearl, then mobilize to the Argentia construction site in early summer. Candidate must be committed to working from the project site when we mobilize.

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.