Construction Observer

  • Company:
    Dillon Consulting Limited
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    23 hours ago
  • Category:
    General Labour

Your opportunity Are you someone with strong leadership and technical capabilities? Do you enjoy building relationships and working collaboratively in a team environment with both internal and external stakeholders? Are you a thought leader, a trusted advisor and a problem solver? If you enjoy entrepreneurship and innovation, this opportunity is for you! As someone with excellent communication skills and business acumen, you will thrive in our fast-paced and agile environment.Dillon’s Communities and Environment technical group is looking for a Construction Technologist/Observer to join our multidisciplinary team of professionals. You will have the opportunity to work on new and exciting projects while providing clients with a fully integrated and superior customer experience. At Dillon, we operate as one team. This position is available in the following Dillon office: London.What your day will look likeProject Management (90%)Management of on-site construction observation of infrastructure projects, ensuring that projects meet the requirements of contract drawings and specificationsCoordination, monitoring, and witnessing of required testing activities to ensure that testing is being carried out at the prescribed frequency and that the results are acceptableCoordination of daily records of conditions, site activities, and work progressSupporting of contract administration as required, including the preparation of progress paymentsLearning & Development (10%)Contribution to the career development of more junior staff, including technical direction, training recommendations, coaching and mentoringContributions to Dillon’s corporate profile through active participation in professional associations and committeesWhat you will need to succeedA diploma in Civil Engineering TechnologyLicensed to practice as a Certified Engineering Technologist in Ontario, or eligible to be licensed within six monthsA minimum of five years” related work experienceProven leadership capabilitiesExperienceExperience as a resident inspector on large municipal infrastructure projectsWorking knowledge of relevant municipal/provincial standards and regulatory requirementsIn depth knowledge of contract administration services and requirementsExpert knowledge of municipal servicing standards and environmental approvals requirementsExceptional communication (verbal and written) skills are essentialWhy choose DillonDillon is powered by people who are technically proficient, passionate about socially important projects, and motivated to deliver superior, tangible results. We strive to remain at the forefront of technology and innovation, and are empowered to continually grow and develop.We live our core values:Reliability: words result in actions that build trust;Achievement: do the work to hit the target;Continuous development: always learning; always adapting; always growing;Creativity: discover new possibilities;Courage: do the things that matter, especially when it’s hard;Inclusiveness: enabling belonging to draw strength from our differences.In addition, we offer:Employee share purchase planDillon is 100% employee owned and share ownership is open to all employees.A competitive compensation packageComprehensive health benefitsGenerous retirement savings planFlexible work hours and remote working optionsWe offer a variety of flexible work options to help balance the competing demands of work and personal life.Learning and Development opportunitiesAs a knowledge-based business, the organic growth of our knowledge and skills occur through our work performance and roles. The creation and sharing of knowledge allows us to take local knowledge to scale, capture lessons learned through experience, and continuously improve service delivery. The development of self and others is an evident and measured core behaviour within our organization.We use a composite approach to development including coaching to build the how, mentoring to share lessons, advising to round out perspectives, and co-creation of knowledge through internal, learning opportunities.Focus on InnovationThe ability to anticipate, examine, and adopt new and innovative solutions is a crucial driver for the continual and progressive advancement of our business performance. In our culture, people are empowered to reflect and question current practices and seek forward looking solutions to today’s problems and tomorrow’s opportunities.Employee and Family Assistance programA variety of EFAP tools and online resources to support well-being are available to all employees.Goodlife Fitness Corporate MembershipOur employees can take advantage of reduced annual membership fees.About DillonDillon is a proudly Canadian, employee-owned, professional consulting firm specializing in planning, engineering, environmental science and management. We partner with clients to provide committed, collaborative, and inventive solutions to complex, multi-faceted projects. With 20 offices and more than 900 employees across Canada, Dillon offers a wide range of services related to building and improving facilities and infrastructure, protecting the environment, and developing communities.Now operating for over 75 years, we continue to strive for excellence in everything we do. Dillon has been listed as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the past 14 years and has the distinction of having achieved Platinum Club member status in this program.Employment Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at Dillon:Dillon is committed to the principles of employment equity, inclusiveness, and diversity within our organization. We strive to achieve a workplace where opportunities are based on skills and abilities and that respects and values differences.Inclusion is more than a word to us, it is the way we choose to run our business.We encourage you to connect with us at accommodation@dillon.ca if you require accommodation in the interview process.We would love to hear from you!