As a manager of important infrastructure, The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (the Corporation) is a federal Crown corporation established in 1978 that is responsible for the Jacques Cartier Bridge, the Champlain Bridge, the Champlain Bridge Ice Control Structure, the Île des Soeurs Bypass Bridge, the federal sections of Bonaventure Expressway and the Honoré Mercier Bridge, as well as the Melocheville Tunnel.
Every day, the Corporation ensures a safe drive for thousands of users by managing, maintaining and repairing this important infrastructure for Greater Montreal. The Corporation also ensures that these critical structures remain safe, fully functional and aesthetically pleasing both today and in the future. It conducts construction, rehabilitation and reinforcement projects on the infrastructure under its responsibility and oversees the operation and maintenance of these structures.
The mission of the Corporation is to ensure the mobility of users, the safety and the longevity of infrastructure using a systemic management approach based on sustainable development. Their vision is to become a leader in major infrastructure management as an innovative expert, a mobility leader and a social and urban contributor, while respecting the values of Team work, Transparency, Thoroughness, Innovation and Commitment.
As part of its different activities to keep its portfolio of civil engineering structures in good condition, the Corporation plans, develops and carries out major maintenance work on its assets (bridges, viaducts, tunnels, roads, intelligent transportation systems, etc.) to make sure that people can safely use them and that they last as long as possible. When planning its work, the Corporation must also consider the current and future needs of users, how its structures fit into their urban surroundings, environmental protection, as well as different aspects of sustainable development.
The mission of the Engineering Department is to develop and maintain in-depth knowledge of its structures in order to efficiently develop repair and development contracts from a standpoint of sustainable development and while providing access to information about the Corporation’s inventory of assets and their current condition.
Nature of the Contribution
Reporting to the Senior Director, Operations you will be responsible for ensuring that the Engineering Department carries out its mission. You will have the support of twenty (20) employees as well as the cooperation of all the Corporation staff.
You will help Senior Management take the required action to establish technical standards and practices (reference terms and standard and specific construction specifications) and establish and maintain the information required for efficient operational management.
For projects under the responsibility of a Project Director, the Engineering Department allocates the required engineering resources to this director to create the reference terms and plans and specifications and to provide technical assistance during the work. In these cases, you will supervise and assist these engineers.
You will also act as an engineering expert and leader for the Corporation and recommend best practices. In this capacity, you will establish policies, propose and implement improvements to current practices, and help in decision-making with regard to the directions that the Corporation must take.
Role and Key Responsibilities
Experience and Qualifications
Candidates who wish to apply for this position must, at the time of application, provide us via email with a Letter of Interest (maximum of 2 pages) along with their current resume. You will then receive an acknowledgement confirming that your documents have been received.
Via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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