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Webber - Operations Coordinator - Infrastructure Management

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JR07045 - JOB_POSTING-3-6723

Posted on 2 May, 2024

Niagara, ON, Ontario (Canada)

Full time

Quality & Environment

About us:

Founded in 1963, Webber is a leading construction company that specializes in heavy civil, waterworks, energy and infrastructure management and is dedicated to safely providing intelligent solutions to its clients and community.Webber is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with offices and projects in the United States and Canada. Webber supports a wide range of project models to meet client needs, including traditional design bid build, design build, alternative delivery models and public private partnership (P3) solutions. Webber also has an in-house engineering services department to help optimize building efficiency and quality while solving complex project challenges using field experience, innovative construction methods and BIM technology. As a subsidiary of Ferrovial, Webber has access to a global network of skilled engineers, best-in-class technology and vast resources.

Job Description:

Position Summary

Identifies or verifies required maintenance work, interprets contract, schedules and coordinates in-house or sub-contractor work and ensures work meets contract specifications. Ensure all aspects of the contract are coordinated and completed in a timely, efficient, effective and profitable manner. Responsible for supervising maintenance crews effectively and supporting the Capital Works Manager for In-scope Capital improvements and additional works as required.

*Position expected to start in 2025*

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform condition assessment of pavements, signs, guardrails, tunnels, bridges, vegetation and other contract infrastructure and assets. Schedule and coordinate work to be performed.
  • Work with the Operations Manager/Capital Works Manager to determine the best approach (self-performance or sub-contract) for bringing assets into contract compliance considering cost, timelines and efficiency. Plan and coordinate all work items.
  • Inspect ongoing and completed work to insure compliance with contract requirements
  • Supervisory responsibility including the selection, development and performance management of maintenance crews. Facilitate all required new hire training and ongoing required safety and work standard training.
  • Respond to incident emergencies and coordinate work of on-site responders. Report accident/injury (actual and near misses).
  • Coordinate with the fleet teams/mechanic for inspection, calibration and repair of the fleet.
  • Manage, monitor and control highway project assets and materials.
  • Identify opportunities for changes and improvements in work methods, processes, efficiency and cost reduction.
  • Create and manage successful completion of all work orders.
  • Review claims for damages on the highway system for validity; arranges for collection of data on such claims
  • Work with the field coordinators to ensure accurate documentation and reporting of the work as per the contractual requirements as well as the company policies
  • Work with field coordinators to manage the inventory for consumables
  • Detail directly with ministry staff, other contractors, external agencies and the general public to respond to complaints and issues, by phone or in person, on matters such as drainage, signs, entrance permits and road conditions.
  • Work with the Operations Manager/Capital Works Manager to identify and qualify subcontractors and assists in negotiating contract parameters with sub-contractors.
  • Assist and monitor routine work plan activities such as traffic control and maintenance work.
  • Be available for emergency response rotations as needed for overtime, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Project Manager

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Perform basic math functions and calculations (add, subtract, multiply divide, and calculate proportions, percentages, measurements, proportions, percentages, area and circumference).
  • Ability to effectively communicate
  • Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets general business documents, technical procedures and contracts.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals,
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, customers, and the general public
  • Ability to identify, troubleshoot and resolve practical problems.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to multitask, use resources effectively and meet scheduled deadlines.
  • Strong computer skills in MS Excel and Word as well as familiarity with the Internet.
  • Highly developed sense of safety awareness and perceptive ability.
  • Ability to recognize hazards inherent in routine and non-routine tasks and make adjustments to avoid loss, injury or accident.
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers/subcontractors, understand and follow verbal and written safety instructions. Ability to think clearly and focus on your safety in your immediate surroundings, while using tools and equipment, while driving or operating equipment.
  • You will be required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) appropriate to your job.
  • As a supervisor, you are required to lead by example; encourage co-workers and supervised employees to correctly use PPE; follow proper safety rules of conduct, take appropriate corrective actions, including the initiation of disciplinary action to enforce the use and observance of PPE and safety rules within your area of supervised responsibility.

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma.
  • Minimum five years work experience in construction and/or road maintenance industry is required. Previous supervisory experience is required
  • Valid driver's license and have an acceptable driving record (required)

Work Conditions/Physical Demands

Physical Demands

  • The employee is regularly required to stand; sit; walk on a wide range of surfaces; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and talk or hear. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted, Use manual and powered pneumatic, hydraulic, gas, and electric powered tools and equipment

Work Environment

  • The incumbent will split working time between office and field work.

Office Environment

  • The employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time and occasionally stand and/or walk for short periods of time. Use hands and fingers; reach with hands and arms. Vision abilities include close and distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Field Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely exposed to outside weather conditions including extreme heat and cold. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high precarious places; fume or airborne particles. Occasional exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and sometimes high.


Webber is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and we encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including those with disabilities. We will accommodate applicants' needs, upon request, throughout all stages of the recruitment process. Please inform us of the accommodation(s) that you may require. Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

The Statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work performed by employees, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

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