Ensures capital replacement assets and integration activities are within budget, scope and timelines, and deliverables align with BCRTC’s goals and objectives. Provides expert construction and project management advice and technical expertise throughout project life cycle.
Facilitates and participates in the planning, implementing and monitoring of capital project delivery and integration throughout the project life cycle to achieve success and minimize day to day impacts to operations and maintenance. Assists with determining standards, objectives, schedules, resources, procurement strategies and risks related to the implementation of proposed projects. Provides technical expertise and leadership to the project team to ensure compliance with regulations, company standards, policies and procedures.
Collaborates and coordinates with project sponsors to manage capital projects, including defining project scope, developing business cases/justifications and work plans, determining success objectives and measurements, developing and assessing project implementation Terms of Reference (ToR), ensuring project meets scope requirements and company’s policies, procedures and guidelines, and achieves successful delivery. Acts as the point of contact at BCRTC for project delivery.
Prepares and manages BCRTC capital asset projects resource budgets and utilization plans with review and approval by project sponsors and Capital Management Committee, making appropriate adjustments throughout project lifecycle to address real-time situations, ensuring effective utilization of resources and alignment with company policies and procedures.
Participates in the planning of BCRTC capital projects to ensure that occupational health and safety requirements are met per provincial laws and regulations. Works with BCRTC stakeholders and contractors to ensure capital project work sites where BCRTC has been designated as Prime Contractor have established systems for safety supervision, hazard control, and site inspections, as well as appropriate first-aid capabilities. Ensures that safety procedures and a site map are posted at the work site. Ensures a Notice of Project is submitted to WorkSafeBC for the work to be done.
Supports and advises management and project sponsors to register, prioritize, monitor, proactively control and mitigate project risks according to defined policies, procedures, standards and guidelines, ensuring operational risks are effectively mitigated for assigned projects on behalf of BCRTC, including risk identification, assessment, and analysis.
Provides definition and guidance on project quality on behalf of BCRTC, including providing requirements for quality planning, quality control, quality assurance, and quality improvement as necessary to facilitate handover to operations and maintenance.
Develops and manages relationships with stakeholders to understand needs, provide information and resolve issues. Manages relationships with contractors and consultants, providing work direction and monitoring contract compliance. Oversees BCRTC project staff as required, providing project related guidance, work direction and performance management input. Identifies staffing conflicts and collaborates with project manager and maintenance departments to resolve conflicts in a timely manner. Adjusts work priorities to respond to problems and urgent requests.
Provides internal control check for completeness, accuracy and proper signoff of project forms, closeout checklist and invoices. Liaises with Project Managers to confirm BCRTC Operational and Maintenance plans have been developed prior to project handover. Ensures the required project collaterals are provided at handover (drawings, OEM guidelines etc.) and project closeout meetings are held to advise BCRTC stakeholders when a project is ready for operationalization, in a timely manner. Advises project sponsors on suitability and project acceptance.
Provides technical expertise within the field of Engineering specialization on projects as requested. Conducts technical/policy research and analysis; prepares reports and presentations. Collaborates with TransLink and BCRTC Safety departments to investigate field incidents, identify hazards, recommend risk reduction solutions, and prepare summary reports.
Identifies and provides information on the requirements of new, replaced, enhanced or capital assets and spare parts to the Asset Management team to ensure the data are documented and tracked properly for planning of subsequent cycle replacement or upgrade in accordance with BCRTC’s Target Operating Model for Asset State of Good Repair objective.