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Contract Change Specialist - Ganotec


Montreal, Quebec, CA

Requisition ID: 128560 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Construction Operations 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

The Contract Change Specialist position that works in unison with the jobsite management teams.  In addition to reviewing the project staff’s assessment of Issue Documentation Forms, they take the lead in basic Change Management documentation such as Change Order Requests or correspondence. They lead and/or provides the bulk of compilation, review, and cleanup of Job Team-generated materials. This position will price straight forward changes for review and work with team to price larger more complex issues. This position also provides correspondence review and participates in resolution meetings as needed. 

Strong communication skills are important, especially the ability to listen and glean the critical elements from descriptions. The ability to read and digest contracts quickly is important.  A good grasp of estimating and pricing also helps in ensuring costs are properly tabulated and backed up.

District Overview

Ganotec is a full service, heavy industrial contractor serving the industrial sector across Canada. Ganotec typically self performs all major disciplines including, civil, structural steel erection, heavy mechanical equipment installation, process piping and electrical / instrumentation and controls. We conduct our business through a variety of commercial contract styles including full turnkey, EPC, design build, T&M and conventional discipline packages. We have always been a strong proponent of “partnering”, working in collaboration with owners, major equipment suppliers and engineers at the early stages of the project development phase to allow for a more cost-effective execution strategy for the project. Ganotec continues to position ourselves towards the future, constantly seeking growth opportunities yet never losing sight of what has made the company so successful.



  • Working with the project team to develop and regularly update a project-specific Contract Management plan based.
  • Communication with Operations personnel to identify issues and changes.
  • First-draft write-ups of planned and actual conditions for Change narratives
  • Working with a scheduling expert regarding entitlement to time-related impacts and use of schedule analysis results
  • Maintenance of project issues and changes logs
  • Preparation of basic initial notice letters
  • Identify risk costs for pricing
  • Identify secondary/ripple impacts
  • Quantifying and pricing changes or working with team for pricing of complex multidisciplinary issues
  • Gathering of support/backup information such as production records and project photos


  • BA/BSc. in engineering, construction management or business with 3-5 years of industry experience OR
  • 5-10 Years of experience in the construction industry including demonstrated experience in construction contracts
  • Excellent communication skills in French and English
  • Possess knowledge of equipment and materials common in the construction industry
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Teams, PowerPoint, Word, Excel) and have a general knowledge of database utilization

The individual must:

  • Be detail-oriented, flexible, and highly motivated
  • Have a strong work ethic and professional demeanor
  • Possess effective time management and organizational skills
  • Perform multiple tasks efficiently and accurately
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Be team player but able to work independently, to meet intense deadlines, goals, and objectives
  • Possess leadership and people management skills

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by a Health Canada-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

As a full-service, heavy industrial contractor, we’ve earned an industry-wide reputation for sticking to our high standards in everything we do. 

We believe in the benefits of investing in our people. Around here, learning and improving go hand-in-hand with going to work each day. You’ll constantly increase your knowledge, sharpen your skills and gain new experiences. 

If you're ready for a career that can take you places, look no further. 

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

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