Technician - Alberta - Ganotec

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Date: Aug 12, 2019

Location: Edmonton-Calgary, AB, CA

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 80271  

Intermediate technicians will work under the direction of the project engineer and will occupy positions that will allow them to acquire a wide range of experience and responsibilities in the construction field. Technicians will be assigned to projects across Canada and possibly in North America. The responsibilities of an intermediate technician are, but are not limited to :

  • Health and Safety - Participation in daily safety visits and meetings, working closely with workers to ensure that no one is injured and to plan the work to be done safely and eliminate risks at the source
  • Quality control and assurance - Conduct site visits and inspections, identify non-conformities and conduct follow-ups
  • Teamwork - Working closely with the team of workers, the project management team and engineering
  • Planning - Participate in the planning, scheduling and execution of daily construction tasks for their area of operation. Communicate the plan effectively with team members
  • Work Supervision - Supervises the work to ensure that it is carried out in accordance with applicable plans, specifications and standards. Identify site modifications to prepare drawings as constructed
  • Subcontract management - Management of subcontracts and materials contracts, payment request analysis, change request management, contract requirements management and field supervision
  • Performance monitoring - Participation in quantity progress reporting, analysis of progress and daily and weekly productivity. Ensure that the cost coding procedure is followed
  • Purchasing - Participate in the process of purchasing materials and other needs, monitor shipping and coordinate deliveries, ensure delivery schedules are met and orders are accurate
  • Construction equipment management
  • Materiel Management – Inspection upon reception, storage management and needs coordination
  • Development of work plans - Establishment of work methods, coordination between the various project stakeholders


Requirements / Qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience
  • Must have a college diploma in mechanical, electrical or industrial engineering 
  • The candidate must have a strong work ethic.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines and devote the necessary time to the work.
  • Strong organization and time management
  • Strong interest in the construction industry
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Can effectively perform the assigned tasks in various work environments and on different terrains (including various weather conditions).
  • Ability to work outside on a rotation schedule, or to relocate
  • Have a valid driver's license


About Kiewit 
As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2018 revenues of $9 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 20,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.


How We’re Different
•    Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record 
•    Named to the Best Workplaces in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute Canada for the sixth year in a row 
•    Extended health, dental and vision insurance where employees can get expert support for work, life, and everything in between 
•    RRSP plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of weekly base wages 
•    Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year, in addition to statutory holidays per each province’s guidelines 
•    We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development, and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs


Kiewit believes in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination, and complies with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

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