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Project Engineer, Winnipeg – RMIS Engineering

THE ORGANIZATION

RMIS Engineering established in 1994, is a privately owned and operated engineering consulting firm offering a full life-cycle of services to industrial, institutional, as well as commercial clients for roof, building envelopes and fall-protection systems, including:  inspections, repairs, replacement, project management as well as ad-hoc project requests within each service area.  More detail on the focus area for their services can be reviewed on their web-site at:  https://rmiseng.com/

Building envelope consulting is a relatively young segment in Canada’s professional engineering field and RMIS differentiation includes a team with deep, focused expertise; effective and efficient processes; and a broad base of experience in their core service areas.  Demand remains strong for the core services provided by RMIS.  Their philosophy is to strive to exceed client expectations and by doing this consistently, to build and nurture long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with their customers.

This promise to their customers cannot be delivered on if the RMIS team is not current on developments in their core business areas.  RMIS has built a strong team atmosphere, are supportive of and encourages their team members to continuously develop themselves professionally.  Key to their success also includes team members who are flexible and who are able to take on different assignments as demand ebbs and flows across core business lines and service areas.

RMIS Engineering has been described by its clients as a firm with ‘Integrity’, a firm that takes responsibility for its work, that understands what it takes to deliver to industry standards and provide value-for-money.

This Winnipeg, Manitoba Project Engineer role will be instrumental in building and serving the Winnipeg and Manitoba customer base.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY

Job Title: Project Engineer

Reports to: Senior Engineer

Direct Reports: Project basis only

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba

 

THE MANDATE

Reporting directly to the Senior Engineer, the Project Engineer is to provide Leadership, Technical Direction, and Management for the assessment, design, tendering and project management of assigned projects to satisfy client requirements.  This requires the person in this role to have knowledge in the roofing, building envelope and fall protection industries including human resource management experience.

 

Key Accountabilities

  • Completes onsite inspections to support the development of condition assessments, capital assessments, and project designs.
  • Completes evaluations and analysis on building components as related to roof system, building envelope, and fall protection projects.
  • Develops design specifications based upon project requirements.
  • Leads the development of associated drawings and specifications with Engineering Technologists.
  • Leads the tendering process for assigned projects including participation in onsite tender reviews and the development of any required addenda and/or clarification documents.
  • Works with Project Team to resolve any technical issues with the projects as construction is being completed.
  • Monitors the quality of a project to ensure it is being completed in accordance with provided specifications and drawings.
  • Works closely with clients to establish and finalize design requirements as well as assisting in long term facility planning as it relates to roof systems, building envelope and fall arrest systems.
  • Management of the project communication and reporting process to ensure accurate reporting of project performance and related issues.
  • Develop, train, and mentor junior team members in their professional development.

 

Opportunities and Challenges

  • Be on the ground floor to help build the RMIS Engineering in Winnipeg and Manitoba through referrals from highly satisfied customers
  • Grow the scope of this role to include management of new team members, as required
  • Stretch your technical engineering, problem-solving, decision-making, and team leadership talent to achieve new, higher levels of performance

 

Attractions

  • Prove yourself as a team member who ‘leads with quality’ to build a successful business
  • Multi-faceted client engagements to test your engineering knowledge, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities
  • A committed local and regional team (Regina head office) that support you to be successful
  • Hands-on projects and leadership; practical work experiences and learning opportunities available to the life-long learner
  • A small tight knit company looking to grow its prairie footprint (Regina, Winnipeg, Calgary)

 

 

FIRST YEAR DELIVERABLES / MEASURES OF SUCCESS

Success in the first year will be determined by the candidate’s ability to:

  • Full life-cycle leadership (requirements definition, design, cut-tests, inspections, project management etc.) of RMIS Engineering client projects
  • Established themselves as a ‘go-to’ person for RMIS Engineering in Winnipeg
  • Contribute evidence to bolster a business case that supports future hiring in RMIS Engineering Winnipeg office; collaborate with leadership team and Director Marketing & Business Development in this regard
  • Prove to be a humble, committed, competent, assertive engineering professional with strong leadership potential emerging

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE

The successful candidate will have the following:

Education

  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

Experience

  • Developed construction specification packages and contract drawings sets for the type of projects listed above.
  • Experience completing field reviews prior to, during and after construction
  • Project Administration Experience
  • Project Management Experience

Competencies and Attributes

  • Design and installation knowledge of various types of air barriers, waterproofing and roof assemblies for commercial buildings. Proficient theoretical knowledge of building envelope design.
  • Knowledge of building envelope material and assembly test standards and code requirements in Canada and the US.
  • Proficient in PC-based computer programs including Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and AutoCAD.
  • Curious, asks great questions to ensure understanding of ‘root cause’.
  • Humble, caring individual.
  • A project leader who engages the full team ensuring they perform to their full potential; and thrills customers with the quality of their team’s work.
  • Team-player, collaborative with peers and externally with suppliers, partners and customers.

Additional certifications such as listed below would be of value:

  • Registered Roof Consultant (RRC)
  • Registered Roof Observer (RRO)
  • Registered Specification Writer (RSW)
  • Certified Construction Contract Administrator (CCCA)
  • Fall Protection Design

 

THE COMPENSATION

An excellent compensation package awaits the successful candidate.


How to Apply:

Please send your resume in Word or PDF format to: mfernandes@optimumtalent.com. Copy and Paste the following job title and code and place it in the subject line of your email so we can identify the job and confirm receipt of your application:
ADVK-754578 Project Engineer, Winnipeg – RMIS Engineering - MB - Winnipeg (OTIAPPLY)

Please note that only those candidates meeting the selection criteria, established by our client, will be contacted further. Although we may not contact you directly for this particular role, all applications will be reviewed as we would like to consider you for future opportunities that may be appropriate. We encourage you to continue to visit our website at optimumtalent.com as our opportunities are updated on a regular basis.