SUBSTATIONS CONSTRUCTION OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR

Substations Construction Operations Supervisor

The Construction Operations Supervisor creates an environment for construction execution excellence. S/he is constantly looking for opportunities to improve the delivery and customer experience of substation construction projects. The Construction Operations Supervisor is also a subject matter expert and thus responsible for the preliminary project staging, client package review and BOM confirmation. The Construction Operations Supervisor needs to work closely with the Construction Manager, Procurement Lead and Project Management to ensure all projects are profitable and delivered on time. The Construction Operations Supervisor will be responsible to oversee specific clients/regions based on the projects currently under construction by IPS.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

  • PSE designation is mandatory.
  • Formal construction management training from a recognized technical institute considered an asset.
  • PMI certification considered an asset.

Experience

  • 15+ years of substation construction experience.
  • 10+ years of people management, mentoring and leadership experience.
  • Extensive and broad high voltage construction experience.

Skills

  • Advanced level of substation construction execution and planning.
  • Detail knowledge of the Alberta electrical network, code and regulations. General knowledge of provincial networks across western Canada.
  • Superior construction execution planning skills.
  • Ability to coach and mentor field staff.
  • Comfortable and proficient with computer software such as excel, MPP and word.

Personal Characteristics

  • Safety – We go home safe every night.
  • Integrity – Around here our word means something.
  • Quality – Our quality stands on its own.
  • Accountability- We provide solutions, not problems.
  • Teamwork – Great people working together.
  • You have a calm demeanour and thrive in high-stress situations.
  • You are able to think on your feet and resolve issues quickly.
  • You are detailed and thorough in completing all tasks and activities.
  • You are someone people rely on. You are responsible and dependable.
  • Leadership – willingness to lead, take charge, offer opinions and direction to all direct reports.

Other

  • Must have a valid driver’s licence.
  • Must speak, read and write English expertly.
  • This position is a mix of office and field work. A considerable amount of time will be in the field.
  • Experience or understanding of AESO NERC cyber security requirements a plus.

DUTIES:

Leadership

  • Develop technical and strategic project delivery plans in conjunction with Project Manager and senior management where necessary.
  • Provide technical assistance, mentoring and coaching to all field staff.
  • Support the proposals team by developing construction execution plans.
  • Perform site visits to assess construction results and practices to ensure they are following the required standards.
  • Attend and contribute to regular meetings including project kickoffs, reviews and weekly tactical meetings.

Operations

  • Communicate with Project Managers /Field Supervisors/others to Scope and Plan Construction priorities of a project.
  • Cover for Field Supervisors when they have scheduled leave during shift rotations.
  • Review project packages for design and material correctness prior to project start.
  • Review project packages post award to identify any deviation from bid packages.
  • Monitor site progress for efficiencies via routine visits.
  • Oversee client subcontractors as required.
  • Develop outage plans and staging when required by the client.
  • Review all grounding plans, GOIs, and scope of work with Field Supervisors.
  • Assist Construction Manager with the evaluation of Field Supervisors and crew members.
  • Ensures the Field Supervisors are informed on the project requirements in accordance with the project schedule.
  • Assist with the resolution and closeout of non-compliance / deficiency reports.
  • This also includes field/office training of all construction staff on the proper procedures on all construction activities.

Responsibilities

  • Ensuring every team member gets home safely.
  • Ensuring all projects are profitable and meet or exceed proposal margins.
  • Ensures all direct reports complete the duties in their respective job descriptions.

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    POWER SYSTEM ELECTRICIAN APPRENTICES

    Power System Electrician Apprentices (Calgary and Edmonton)

    If you are motivated by innovation, growth, teamwork and complete client satisfaction, we have a career for you.

    We offer an attractive remuneration package including health and RRSP benefits.

    We are currently looking for Power System Electrician Apprentices in the Calgary and Edmonton areas.

    Under the supervision/guidance from Journeyman Power System Electricians, Apprentices are involved with the following tasks:

    • Read and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics and electrical code specifications.
    • Plan layout and illustration of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures based on job specifications and local codes.
    • Install, alter, repair and maintain various electrical systems and related equipment.
    • Inspect electrical systems, equipment and components to identify hazards, defects and to ensure compliance with code.
    • May install, maintain and calibrate industrial instrumentation and related devices.
    • QA/QC documentation.
    • Rework and/or repair assembled equipment and products according to engineering specification changes.
    • Identify components and mount nameplates and other identification tools according to wiring diagrams.
    • Maintain a clean and safe work area.
    • Comply with standards and procedures of the Iconic Power Systems Health & Safety Manual and Occupational Health & Safety Regulations.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Good mathematical, scientific, mechanical and logical reasoning abilities
    • Good communication and reading skills
    • Valid driver’s license
    • Must be able to travel
    • Safety tickets an asset (i.e. CSTS, First Aid, H2S Alive, Fall Arrest and Aerial Platform)
    • Must know how to properly use basic tools such as power saws and drills
    • Must have a knowledge of and ability to interpret the Canadian Electric Code

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      CIVIL LEAD HAND

      Civil Lead Hand

      Iconic Power Systems takes pride in consistently delivering high-quality products and services. We believe that safety, quality, skilled people and experience allow us to deliver truly lasting value to our client’s projects outcomes.

      If you are motivated by innovation, growth, teamwork and complete client satisfaction, we have a career for you.

      We offer an attractive remuneration package including health and RRSP benefits.

      We are currently looking for Civil Supervisor, Underground Shallow Utilities to work in the Calgary area.

      Reporting to the Construction Services Supervisor, the Civil Supervisor is responsible for the day to day construction planning and execution of underground distribution site work. The Civil Supervisor will be responsible for a crew of 2-5 workers. This crew includes Equipment Operators, Laborer’s and Sub Contractors. The Civil Lead is accountable for daily operations on site and the performance of the project in all aspects including safety, material staging and execution for the job. The Civil Supervisor will work closely with the Construction Services Supervisor and their Manager to meet the client inspection representatives’ requirements.  The Civil Supervisor works on site daily and in various weather conditions.

      QUALIFICATIONS:

      • High School Diploma
      • 5+ years in an underground distribution construction role.
      • Knowledge of specifications and practices for underground shallow utilities construction will be mandatory.
      • Demonstrated knowledge of health and safety practices and procedures.
      • Excellent logistics and planning skills.
      • Proficient communication and the ability to lead and influence other stakeholders on the project will be an asset.
      • This role involves mobile equipment, public interaction and tight spaces, operational awareness and focus are assets.
      • Able to understand workplace-based problems and analyze them to develop appropriate solutions. You demonstrate superior judgement in all areas of client interaction and finding solutions.
      • The ability to perform a physical job that involves working outside, year-round, in all conditions.
      • Ability to read and understand drawings, specifications and technical information.
      • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office Word and Excel.
      • Knowledge and safe use of hand tools, heavy equipment and excavation are a must.

      PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

      • Safety – We go home safe every night.
      • Integrity – Around here our word means something.
      • Quality – Our quality stands on its own.
      • Accountability- We provide solutions, not problems.
      • Teamwork – Great people working together.
      • Approachable by all levels.
      • Not afraid to approach difficult situations and dig in to find a solution.
      • Self-motivated to make improvements and get tasks done on time – you want to see others in the company get the information they need at the right time.
      • Must have a valid driver’s licence. Class 5 or better.
      • Must speak, read and write English expertly.

      DUTIES:

      • Safe trenching practices combined with layout and planning of excavation work.
      • Efficient work planning to minimize time on site and produce a top tier quality product.
      • Plan and execute the layout of each project, including checking survey and design drawings prior to start of work.
      • Install pre-cast concrete structures, duct bank, DBII conduit, pull boxes, direct buried cable, Directional Bore for road crossings, hydro vac and install gas line and streetlighting as required.
      • Trench, sand pad and backfill shallow utilities.
      • Understand existing buried facilities and safe excavation practices, Alberta One-Call, confined spaces and basic rigging requirements.
      • Built a high-quality product that is within tolerances and reflects professionalism and a workmanlike result.
      • Review of Bill of Material and check material requirements in advance of installation.
      • Install pre-cast concrete structures, duct bank, DBII conduit, pull boxes, direct buried cable, direction Bore road crossings, hydro vac and install gas line and streetlighting as required.
      • Review of drawings mark up of “As Built” drawings and do unit counts as the build progresses.
      • Coordinate Equipment and schedules with their business unit and companywide.
      • The Supervisor is responsible for and operates a company truck and potentially pulls a trailer to perform site duties.
      • The majority of work is performed around Calgary. However, work out of town may be required.

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        SHALLOW UTILITY LABOURER

        Shallow Utility Labourer

        Iconic Power Systems takes pride in consistently delivering high-quality products and services. We believe that safety, quality, skilled people and experience allow us to deliver truly lasting value to our client’s projects outcomes.

        If you are motivated by innovation, growth, teamwork and complete client satisfaction, we have a career for you.

        We offer an attractive remuneration package including health and RRSP benefits.

        We are currently looking for Shallow Utility Labourers at all experience levels, including entry level. There is an emphasis on work inside the City of Calgary, however out of town work may be required. We work across Western Canada.

        Reporting to the Civil Lead Hand, the Shallow Utility Labourer is responsible for the effective placement of electrical distribution components. This includes DBII Conduit, Precast Concrete Structures and excavation as well as cable placement. The Shallow Utility Labourer will work as a team member on a crew of 2-10 workers. This crew includes equipment operators, other Labourers, Client personnel and Sub Contractors. The Labourer is accountable for their crew, the client and the general public at all times. This includes effective execution and safe operations. Professional demeanor will be an asset in performance of the project in all aspects including safety, material staging and execution for the job. This team will work closely with the Construction Services Supervisor and their Manager to meet the client inspection representatives’ requirements.  The Shallow Utility Labourer works on site daily and in various weather conditions and will work on the tools and in the trench as required. This is a physically demanding job that requires frequent moving, lifting to 50 lbs., Good range of motion and working in confined spaces.

        QUALIFICATIONS:

        • High School Diploma
        • Previous experience in an underground distribution construction role and knowledge of specifications and practices for underground shallow utilities construction is desirable, but not required.
        • Excellent time management and planning skills.
        • Proficient communication and the ability to be a positive influence for other stakeholders on the project and with the general public.
        • Able to understand workplace-based problems and analyze them to develop appropriate solutions. You demonstrate superior judgement in all areas of client interaction and finding solutions.
        • This role involves mobile equipment, public interaction and tight spaces, operational awareness and focus are assets.
        • You must have a valid driver license and reliable transportation. You will start your shift on a work site every day.
        • Driving company trucks with trailers as required. Operating Company Owned equipment as required.

        PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

        • Safety – We go home safe every night.
        • Integrity – Around here our word means something.
        • Quality – Our quality stands on its own.
        • Accountability- We provide solutions, not problems.
        • Teamwork – Great people working together.
        • Approachable by all levels.
        • Not afraid to approach difficult situations and dig in to find a solution.
        • Self-motivated to make improvements and get tasks done on time – you want to see others in the company get the information they need at the right time.
        • Ground Disturbance Certification, Leadership for Safety Excellence and CSTS are beneficial for this competition.
        • Must speak, read and write English expertly.

        DUTIES: (training will be provided)

        • Layout and planning of excavation work.
        • Listen and follow the instructions of the Civil Lead Hand and Equipment Operator on site.
        • Efficient work planning to minimize time on site and produce a top tier, quality product.
        • Built a high-quality product that is within tolerances and reflects professionalism and a workmanlike result.
        • Understand existing buried facilities and safe excavation practices, Alberta One-Call, confined spaces and basic rigging requirements.
        • Install pre-cast concrete structures, duct bank, DBII conduit, pull boxes, direct buried cable, Directional Bore for road crossings, hydro vac and install gas line and streetlighting as required.
        • Trench, sand pad and backfill shallow utilities.
        • This contract is primarily performed around Calgary. However, work out of town may be required.
        • Fiber optic and electrical cable placement in manholes and vaults.
        • Assist with safe confined space entry requirements.
        • Weekend and night work may be required.
        • This job can lead to Power Line Technician Apprenticeship and advancement in the industry.

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          PT SAFETY WATCH

          Safety Watch Personnel – (Calgary)

          Iconic Power Systems takes pride in consistently delivering high-quality products and services. We believe that safety, quality, skilled people and experience allow us to deliver truly lasting value to our client’s projects outcomes.

          If you are motivated by innovation, growth, teamwork and complete client satisfaction, we have a career for you.

          We are currently looking for personnel to perform safety watch for work on Calgary are utility worksites facilities such as entering and working in vaults, manholes, substations, and opening energized equipment.

          The successful candidates will be experienced with working in ENMAX facilities and Safely conducting utility work.

          QUALIFICATIONS:

          • Red Seal PLT/PSE trade certificate
          • 10+ years of high-voltage electrical distribution network experience preferably in the ENMAX territory
          • Extensive and broad high voltage, underground and overhead construction experience.

          REQUIRED TRAINING (to be provided):

          • First aid training including Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
          • Firefighting/extinguisher trained
          • Confined Space Training
          • Confined Space Rescue
          • Personal Monitor training
          • Biohazardous Substances (sharps/needles) program & training

          PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

          • Safety – We go home safe every night.
          • Integrity – Around here our word means something.
          • Quality – Our quality stands on its own.
          • Accountability- We provide solutions, not problems.
          • Teamwork – Great people working together.
          • Approachable by all levels.
          • Must speak, read and write English expertly.

          DUTIES:

          • Observing the work being performed and issuing a warning to workers if it appears that a worker or piece of equipment is about to encroach the limits of approach (as defined by the Alberta Electrical Utility Code).
          • Be on-site for the duration of any work performed near the limits of approach (as defined in the Alberta Electrical Utility Code)
          • Be familiar with person-in-charge whiteboard practices, and be the point of contact with the utility System control centers.
          • Line watching third party contractors as well as other utility workers working in the ENMAX area of jurisdiction in the City of Calgary ensuring that limits of approach are adhered to, and worker and public safety is maintained
          • Providing safety watch services within confined spaces
          • Touring and supervising substation visitors
          • Evening and weekend work may be required

          Full time, Part Time, Casual, and Limited Term positions available.

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            PANEL SHOP WIREMAN

            Panel Shop Wireman

            Iconic Power Systems is experiencing steady growth as we continue to build long-term relationships with existing clients and foster relationships with new clients by providing them with consistently high-quality products and services. If you are motivated by innovation, growth, teamwork and complete client satisfaction, we have a career for you.

            We offer an attractive remuneration package including health and RRSP benefits.

            We are currently looking for a Panel Shop Wireman

            The Panel Shop Wireman is responsible for the assembly of electronic components and circuit boards that are used in electrical substations.

            QUALIFICATIONS:

            • Able to manage time and workload effectively
            • Must maintain a high standard of work
            • Ability to read, understand and work from wiring and schematic engineering prints.
            • Able to wire up electronic components while adhering to the panel shop procedures and standards
            • Ability to read and use drawings, part numbers, and other shop documents
            • Assemble and attach hardware, clamps, knobs, and switches, to assemblies using crimps, screws, bolts or rivets to secure parts in place, using hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment.
            • Must be familiar with using hand tools
            • Must be able to work independently
            • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

            Personal Characteristics:

            • Safety – We go home safe every night.
            • Integrity – Around here our word means something.
            • Quality – Our quality stands on its own.
            • Accountability- We provide solutions, not problems.
            • Teamwork – Great people working together.
            • Approachable by all levels.
            • Not afraid to approach difficult situations and dig in to find a solution.
            • Self-motivated to make improvements and get tasks done on time – you want to see others in the company get the information they need at the right time.
            • Must speak, read and write English expertly.

            Duties:

            • Assembly of electronic components and circuit boards
            • Follow production drawings and sample assemblies, receive verbal instructions regarding duties to be performed
            • Perform testing on assembly or final repairs

            PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE IN WIRING PANELS IS REQUIRED

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              HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

              Heavy Equipment Operator

              Iconic Power Systems is currently recruiting experienced Heavy Equipment Operators to build our team. Must be proficient in running dozer, excavator, skidsteer, etc in a safety sensitive environment.

              REQUIREMENTS

              • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience in heavy civil construction
              • Must be able grade within 5 cm
              • Must have a valid class 5 driver’s licence
              • Must be able to communicate well with co-workers
              • Must be able to follow all safe work procedures and practices
              • Clean D&A Test

              The below are considered an asset:

              • CSTS
              • Ground Disturbance 201
              • H2S
              • 1st Aid
              • Experience working around utilities

              ICONIC POWER SYSTEMS OFFERS:

              • Competitive wages $28-37 per hour based on experience
              • Group Insurance Benefits & RRSP program
              • Opportunities for advancement
              • Safe working environment

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                SKILLED LABOURERS

                Skilled Labourers

                Iconic Power Systems is currently recruiting Skilled Labourers to build our team.

                AS A SKILLED LABOURER, YOU WILL:

                • Run light equipment such as skidsteers and packers
                • Organize tools and materials
                • Spotting of equipment and trucks
                • Assist supervisor when required
                • Manual labour
                • Installation of construction fence
                • General site clean up

                REQUIREMENTS:

                • Must have valid CSTS
                • Other safety certificates considered an asset such as H2S, Ground Disturbance, First Aid
                • Have at least 2 years of construction experience
                • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
                • Capable of learning through on the job training
                • Follow all Company Policies and Procedures

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