Director of Construction

The Director of Construction reports to the CEO at the Rally Office based in Sherwood Park. This role will oversee large-scale projects and capital improvements. The successful candidate will collaborate with the project planning team to plan the scope and design of projects, develop a budget and timeline, and select vendors and crew members. This role travels to worksites to ensure production is proceeding with efficiency and meeting deadlines.

If you are an enthusiastic, self-starter seeking an opportunity to work with a dynamic and growing organization, we invite you to submit your resume.

Key Responsibilities & Duties:
  • Oversee and manage all construction projects from inception to completion, ensuring adherence to timelines, budgets, and quality standards.
  • Develop and implement construction strategies, policies, and procedures to optimize efficiency and productivity.
  • Collaborate with architects, engineers, and contractors to review project plans, specifications, and drawings, providing expert advice and guidance.
  • Monitor and evaluate construction progress, identifying and resolving any issues or delays that may arise.
  • Conduct regular site visits and inspections to ensure compliance with safety regulations and construction standards.
  • Document the status of each project phase and provide updates/reports to upper management.
  • Manage and coordinate the procurement of construction materials, equipment, and subcontractors, negotiating contracts and agreements as necessary.
  • Lead and supervise a team of construction professionals, providing guidance, training, and performance evaluations.
  • Prepare and present regular reports to senior management, highlighting project status, risks, and opportunities.
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as finance and legal, to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and contractual obligations.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, best practices, and technological advancements.
  • Select the most efficient and cost-effective vendors.
  • Oversee construction to ensure production meets deadlines within budget guidelines.
  • Document status updates and process reports for upper management.
  • Review the closing of each project to ensure structures meet client specifications.

Qualifications - Education, Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in construction management or a related field preferred.
  • 10+ years of construction experience with at least five years in supervisory role.
  • Strong knowledge of construction processes, codes, and regulations.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing large-scale construction projects from inception to completion.
  • Expertise with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel).
  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Soft skills – such as communication, multi tasking, shifting priorities, meeting deadlines, leading, managing, coaching, organizing, customer services, teamwork, collaboration, etc.

Rally Engineering offers the opportunity to participate in world-class projects delivering fit-for-purpose solutions and systems. Our expertise in oil sands, refining, petrochemicals, pipeline segments and renewables is extensive and growing. Covering both operational and engineering needs Rally offers a high degree of experience, technical knowledge, skill, innovation, and attention to detail on all our projects. Rally is a Canadian-owned and operated company built on a foundation of quality services, trust, effective communication, and respect. Rally values the entrepreneurial spirit that leads to innovation, stronger families, and greater diversity.

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  • Entrepreneurial spirit that values family and encourages diversity.
  • Enduring relationships built on a foundation of quality engineering, trust, effective communication, and respect.
  • Stimulating, fast-paced, and challenging work atmosphere with the opportunity to contribute to diverse projects.
  • Canadian-owned and operated company focused on delivering value and fit-for-purpose approaches and systems.

If you have the drive, determination, and willingness to go the extra mile and would like to be part of an exciting and innovative company, please forward your resume and cover letter (tell us why you stand out from the crowd).

Employment Type: FULL TIME

Locations: Head Office103 Portage CloseSherwood Park, AlbertaCanadaT8H 2R5

Posted: Friday, December 22, 2023

Expiration Date: Friday, January 26, 2024


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