Technical Specialist, Project Management
Defense Construction Canada
Wainwright, AB
Position Details:
Requisition Number: 3392 Location: AB, Wainwright - Denwood
Who Can Apply?: Internal (DCC Employees) and External (General Public) Language Requirement: English
Salary Range: $66,308 - $86,202 Drivers Licence: Yes
Employment status: Continuing Openings: 1
Term Length: Closing Date: 06/09/19

The Technical Specialist, Project Management, provides project management services to support the delivery of routine to moderately complex infrastructure and environmental projects. The incumbent acts as a technical specialist for the Client-Partners and may undertake research and conducts studies and assessments.


Research, prepare and present documentation required for long-term projects (e.g. approvals, statements of work, projects charters, budgets, policies and procedures)
Complete project management from initiation to closure for infrastructure and environmental projects, including new construction, recapitalization and environmental assessment and remediation
Support Client-Partner project approval processes by facilitating decision making within Client-Partner organizations through the development of business case analysis, functional space programming and other documentation
Coordinate stakeholder communications to ensure timely decision making
Participate in procurement planning and prepare tender documents
Coordinate consultant activities
Act as the representative of the project director or project manager, within DCC delegated signing authority
Develop and maintain effective relationships within DCC, and with industry, the Client-Partners and/or stakeholders
Ensure quality standards are met, in line with corporate and Client-Partner expectations

Prepare monthly reports (e.g. internal, Client-Partner)
Support and/or lead business development activities
Manage risk
Other duties as assigned

Best practices, methods, trends and legislation in real property, environmental and construction services
Client-Partner project management policies and procedures
Treasury Board Secretariat policies and procedures
Project and risk management principles
Formal Education and/or Certification(s) and Experience

Minimum: college diploma in engineering, architecture or related field with four years’ relevant experience, or the equivalent
Preferred: university degree in one of the above fields and/or additional training in project management

Use applicable computer software and operating systems
Apply project and risk management techniques
Development and Leadership

Provide functional direction and advice to employees and to Client-Partners
Working Conditions

Typical office environment with occasional travel
Some work may be located on construction sites; incumbent may occasionally be required to wear basic safety equipment
Our Mission: Your Opportunity

All DCC employees can make a difference by supporting Canada's troops and contributing to the defence of the country.

Security Level Eligibility

DCC is responsible for the Personnel Security Clearance process. Typically to be eligible for a "Reliability" clearance, you must have resided in Canada for the last five (5) years and to be eligible for a "Secret" clearance, you must have resided in Canada for the last ten (10) years. The process usually involves reference inquiries, verification of qualifications, criminal records checks, and credit checks (as required) and may require fingerprints.
Security Level: Reliability