Technical Specialist, Project Management

Defence Construction Canada Defence Construction Canada Employer:
Borden, ON, CALocation:
Wed, Mar 7 '18Posted on:

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.


  • 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


  • Prepare monthly reports (e.g. internal, Client-Partner)
  • Support and/or lead business development activities
  • Manage risk
  • Other duties as assigned

General 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


  • Use applicable computer software and operating systems
  • Apply project and risk management techniques

Development and Leadership

  • Provide functional direction and advice to employees and to Client-Partners

Working Conditions

  • Typical office environment with occasional travel
  • Some work may be located on construction sites; incumbent may occasionally be required to wear basic safety equipment

We have further Technical Specialist, Project Management positions in the following 3 locations:  Borden, Trenton and Petawawa (Ontario).


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