Technical Specialist, Project Management, Kingston

Last update 2024-05-17
Expires 2024-06-17
ID #2156115100
100,281 CA$
Technical Specialist, Project Management, Kingston
Canada, Nova Scotia, Kingston,
Modified May 15, 2024


Who Can Apply?: Internal (DCC Employees) and External (General Public)Salary Range:$77,139 - $100,281 Employment status: Continuing Term Length: Security Level: Secret Language Requirement: English Essential Closing Date:09/06/24 Country: Canada** This is to fill potentially three roles, two Continuing and one 2-year term. **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. KEY AND PERIODIC ACTIVITIESThe duties and responsibilities listed below are representative but not all-inclusive: Primary 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 Other Prepare monthly reports (e.g. internal, Client-Partner)Support and/or lead business development activities Manage risk Other duties as assigned SKILLSGeneral and Specific Knowledge 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 Abilities Use applicable computer software and operating systems Apply project and risk management techniques DEVELOPMENT AND LEADERSHIPProvide functional direction and advice to employees and to Client-Partners WORKING CONDITIONSTypical office environment with occasional travel Some work may be located on construction sites; incumbent may occasionally be required to wear basic safety equipment Check out the benefits Working with DCC offers excellent opportunities for growth – and entitles you to one of the job market’s best benefits packages. In your role as Technical Specialist, Project Management, your package is valued at 25% to 30% of your salary. Your package will include: Public service pension100% employer-paid annual sick leave, health and dental premiums, and life, accidental death, and short- and long-term disability insurance$400 Wellness Allowance (e.g., gym membership)$1,500 for mental health services on top of regular $1,500 paramedical coverage$750 Health Care Spending Account (for some medical expenses that aren’t covered under provincial plans or our standard insurance plan)Telus Virtual Health Care Maternity and parental leave top-up plan to 93% of regular gross earnings for a maximum of 17 weeks Hybrid workplace options including $400 allowance every two years to support work-from-home options Enhanced in Confidence employee and family assistance program Deluxe travel benefit plans Comprehensive vacation and other paid leave plans To begin a career with Defence Construction Canada (DCC), you must be a Canadian Citizen or a permanent resident of Canada. As a condition of employment with DCC, a minimum reliability security status clearance is required and some roles may require secret security status clearance. DCC is responsible for the Personnel Security Clearance process. Typically to be eligible for a "Reliability" clearance, you must have five years of verifiable background information and to be eligible for a "Secret" clearance, you must have 10 years of verifiable background information. The process usually involves reference inquiries, verification of qualifications, criminal records checks, and credit checks (as required) and may require fingerprints. For more information about obtaining a security clearance, please review the Standard on Security Screening. The appropriate security clearance is a condition of employment and it is the candidate’s or employee’s responsibility to ensure, they are able to obtain and maintain their required security level clearance to begin or continue their employment with DCC. Failure to obtain or maintain, the appropriate level of security clearance means either the candidate or employee will not receive a job offer, the conditional offer will be rendered null and void or their employment will be terminated with cause. A thorough security clearance process will be applied to all candidates or employees considered for an appointment; this process includes inquiries, verifications and assessments regarding matters such as, but not limited to:criminal record checksreference checksprevious employmentopen source checkscredit/financial status DCC's Code of Business Conduct (Code) is a condition of employment. It serves to enhance public confidence in the integrity of DCC Employees and provides clarity to Employees on a number of issues, including real or perceived conflicts of interest. Before applying to this (or any) position at DCC, candidates shall familiarize themselves with the Code, because new employees are required to certify that they have read, understood, and agreed to observe the Code upon commencing work at DCC. Employees are further required to review their obligations under the Code and notify the President's Office of any changes in their circumstances at the earliest possible opportunity, and to complete the Annual Update once a year. Be part of a diverse and inclusive workplace!At DCC, we are committed to ensuring everyone has a voice and can be their authentic selves in our workplace. We actively encourage applications from all, including but not limited to, women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and members of the LGBTQ2+ community. We also welcome applications from those who are not Canadian citizens who are eligible to work in Canada and have at least 5 years of verifiable background information. DCC is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all requests for accommodation based on a medical contraindication, religion or another prohibited ground for discrimination under the Canadian Human Rights Act. Should you require accommodation, please email

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Technical specialist, project management

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