Deputy Construction Manager
Toronto Transit Commission 93 reviews - Toronto, ON

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Reporting to the Construction Manager, you will be accountable for assigned responsibility for the review, supervision, administration and enforcement of elements of construction contracts including stations, tunnels, bus terminals, parking lots, and site works totalling approximately $1.6 billion for the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension Project. You will be directly delegated responsibilities by the Construction Manager and assist the Construction Manager in the fulfilment of the construction component of the Project. The Project includes the construction of six new subway stations, approximately 12 km of tunnelling with tunnel boring machines and sequential excavation method, three parking lots, four bus terminals and related civil mechanical and electrical works. The role includes participation and assistance or the direct supervision of numerous construction contracts and construction and consulting engineering services. Approximately 30% of construction has been completed and this position is expected to assist in the requirements of construction currently intensifying and thereafter until conclusion of construction expected in early 2016. Your areas of expertise and services include: construction engineering; construction safety; construction contract administration; construction quality assurance and construction inspection, through both Commission and consultant resources. You are responsible for treating passengers and/or employees with respect and dignity and ensuring the needs of passengers or employees with disabilities are accommodated and/or addressed in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders so that they can fully benefit from the TTC as a service-provider and an employer. Annual Salary Range: $103,794.60 - $129,747.80 (Level 12) Under Review


You require comprehensive knowledge of current design and construction principles combined with knowledge of construction management practices, including familiarity with construction law, contract administration and claims management. Demonstrated experience with construction engineering, construction contract development and enforcement, construction safety and quality control processes, and construction documentation. Must have a sound knowledge of construction legislation and regulations including the Construction Lien Act, Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations, Ontario Building Code, and local trades and TTC Collective Agreements as applicable to the construction industry. You must have or rapidly acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders including disability accommodation and accessibility requirements pertaining to passengers and employees. Comprehensive knowledge of business administration, fiscal and human resources policies and legislation/regulations regarding safety, employment, etc. Must possess sound judgement; highly developed management, organizational, interpersonal, presentation/training, oral and written communication skills; excellent analytical and problem solving skills. Demonstrated ability to manage and work with multi-disciplined teams, deal with complex issues and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to prepare and interpret complex reports, recognize problems and define and evaluate solutions. Demonstrated negotiation and mediation skills are required for the successful resolution of complex construction and engineering claims. These skills and knowledge would normally be obtained through a university degree in a relevant discipline such as Engineering, or the equivalent, combined with extensive management experience in construction. Certification as a Professional Engineer or a similar professional designation in the Province of Ontario is required. A valid driver’s licence for the Province of Ontario is required.

This position is required for the duration of the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension Project only.

To respond, please send your resume by December 18, 2012 quoting Ref.# 8358-IN in confidence to: Toronto Transit Commission, Human Resources Department – Engineering, Construction & Expansion Group, 5160 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M2N 6L9; When emailing, please include your resume in MS Word format.

Committed to the principles of employment equity, the TTC encourages applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, racial minorities, and women. We thank all applicants for their interest, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is a public transport agency that operates transit bus, streetcar, and rapid transit services in...