Area Manager
Aecon Group
Bowmanville, ON
Centralization of accountability is critical to the success of Darlington RFR. As such, the RFR Project Director is looking for ideal candidates to join the team as Area Managers., Area Managers will be accountable to lead a team responsible for delivering a specific, project critical scope area for the Retube and Feeder Replacement project. For clarity, the single point accountability to deliver the assigned project scope safely, on time, on budget and with quality rests with the Area Manager. It is a key role in the success of subsequent unit work for Darlington RFR.

Key Responsibilities
Lead a matrixed team of Construction, Engineering, Training, Tooling, Quality, Procurement and CWP development to prepare for and execute a defined portion of the project scope.
Interface with client and all involved CanAtom stakeholders to lead a team that develops an implementation plan for the assigned scope
Review and incorporate previous OPEX and lessons Learned associated with the assigned scope
Lead the preparation for the work using the Canatom readiness process, to ensure that work is efficiently performed in support of the schedule. Issues are resolved, when necessary escalated and accountability for readiness is clearly driven to the matrixed support team. Assure that planning is focused on safe workface production with an end goal.
Work with construction to assure that detailed constructability reviews are performed and implemented, and that construction supervision is well versed in the details of the CWP
Review and improve the working schedule and resource plan and assure schedule quality
Coordinate material and tooling delivery and all logistics including prefabrication, interim storage, transport, workface handling and storage
Review and improve all processes and procedures that support the assigned scope, with a mind for continuous improvement over the execution of the work
Lead the field execution of the assigned scope, driving accountability for performance to each of the support organizations (engineering, construction, procurement, tooling, training, QC)
Establish and monitor metrics for measuring cost, schedule, quality and safety performance associated with the assigned scope, with the support of the Project Controls organization
Review and improve training plan associated with the assigned task and develop any required Playbooks or other tools/aides to improve work efficiency and reduce human performance errors
Review and improve any related subcontracts supporting the assigned task
Oversee tracking and resolution of emergent issues affecting task planning and/or implementation
Serve as focal point for Canatom and Client for items/issues related to the assigned task
Develop, monitor and mange budgets allocated to the assigned task
Additional duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge & Skills
Minimum of five years project management experience in a related role.
Nuclear Construction Industry experience is an asset, however drive and ownership attributes are requisite for the position.
Demonstrated leadership of construction trades and professional project staff required
Experience with project management toolset including planning, staffing, scheduling, risk management, performance measurement, and cost controls
Lean construction experience is an asset, especially that related to workface performance improvement (Gemba)
Highly self-motivated team player with a participative management style and strong interpersonal skills.
Ability to identify planning and training gaps; generate effective solutions; and provide recommendations for improvement.
Advanced skills in Microsoft Office, including Excel.
Results oriented individual with the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and time lines.
People oriented with an ability to establish a high degree of credibility with staff and clients.
An excellent written and verbal communicator with superior interpersonal and relationship management skills.
Commitment to working in a team environment.
Working knowledge of construction safety programs, hazard identification and mitigation