Senior Project Manager-Forensic Engineering (#274774)
.Follow the scope change order process diligently to ensure that projects remain within the original scope.
.Manage project/files including administering of project contracts and individual staff responsible for completing aspects of projects and files.
.Meet with staff and review working documents to ensure the technical quality of work performed meets company standards. Provide feedback and training as necessary.
.Coordinate activities of other department personnel for work outside of expertise.
.Communicate and coordinate with project participants including but not limited to client, design consultants, site staff, trades, manufacturers, etc.
.Balancing multiple projects of varied size and complexity with multiple deliverables. Set priorities for meeting task deadlines. Ensure that deliverable deadlines are met.
.Conduct site examinations of building and lot damages.
.Attend and participate in regularly scheduled meetings as required to service projects.
.Maintain client relationships.
.Periodically testify as an expert in meetings, hearings, mediation in a court of law.
.Actively participate in business development activities such as researching proposal opportunities, networking with existing and potential clients, and actively seeking extra opportunities with existing projects.
.Assemble proposals through defining project scope, estimating resource requirements and applying bill rates to deliver the project.
.Provide feedback for invoicing in a timely manner.
.Perform other duties as required.
.Extensive knowledge of the Industry. The forensic engineer should have a general understanding of a range of engineering disciplines and/or principles of physics, failure mechanisms and industrial practices. It is an asset if the candidate has a working knowledge of the Ontario Building Code, is a member of the Ontario Building Officials Association or holds a BCQ from the OBOA.
.Professional Engineering Designation (P.Eng)
.Eligible for registration as an expert is an asset. The candidate should have an understanding of the legal process and procedures and rules of evidence or be willing to take suitable training through the Advocate's Society expert witness courses
.5+ years Consulting Engineering industry experience in management, supervisory, or planning roles.
.5+ years' experience in an engineering design environment including the preparation of expert reports.
.Ability to read and interpret drawings and specifications.
.Strong verbal and written communication skills. The candidate should be able to: present a confident demeanor when speaking with a client or to the public (Public speaking training would be an asset); be able to listen to and understand the client's needs and determine what the client requires from us; be able to clearly and concisely converse with the project team, both internally and externally; and be able to write clear expert reports of their assessments, supporting their failure hypothesis and conclusions.
.Project management skills including project work break down structure management, task scheduling, coordinating task for other business units, liaising between internal and external project team members.
.Able to collect and record information, analyse and assess the significance of the information with respect to the client's position. The candidate must be willing and able to complete site investigations at collapsed, damaged or incomplete buildings or sites and assess and deal with the dangers presented according to provincial legislation
.The candidate should be able to apply scientific methods of looking at a failure and developing a hypothesis as to the cause of the failure or loss being assessed even if it is not within his or her direct field of expertise.
.Organization skills including maintenance of paper and electronic files.
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Forensics (Must Have)
Project Management (Must Have)
Structural Engineering (Must Have)