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Webber - Operations Manager - Infrastructure Management

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JR07049 - JOB_POSTING-3-6728

Posted on 2 May, 2024

Bancroft, ON, Ontario (Canada)

Full time


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

Assist in managing the day to day operations to ensure the standards of the contract are met in a cost effective, safe and efficient manner. Assist in preparing and implementing asset management and maintenance programs in accordance with approved operating guidelines and budget… Ensure compliance with Webber Infrastructure Global Standards.

**Please note that this position does not start until 2025.**

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the Contract Manager to provide structure, support, administrative systems and methodologies to meet contract obligations in relation to quality, safety, environmental aspects, contractor agreements, procurement, cost control, scheduling and estimating management processes and procedures.
  • Establish and leverage effective relationships with the client, subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Prepare monthly reports (OPS, HSE, Change Order Summary, Extra Work)
  • Monitor deliverables schedule; Ensure legislation and regulatory compliance; Monitor daily operations to ensure contractual compliance.
  • Facilitate the development of training in Quality Assurance, Health & Safety, Environmental aspects & Continual Improvement requirements.
  • Make recommendations to the Contract Manager to ensure that, in implementing the management system, appropriate resources and training is provided.
  • Work closely with other business groups (including Asset Management, Operations, & HSE Group) within Webber Infrastructure to ensure governance and key business processes are implemented, accessible and continually improved upon to ensure best practice within the business.
  • Establish, implement and monitor the expected outcomes of the HSE Hazard Register.
  • Support Operations group with incident & near miss investigations and correcting identified deficiencies and/or actions.
  • Ensure governance processes are implemented across the business unit to guarantee HSE and other key business processes, regulations and legislation requirements are understood, implemented and monitored.
  • Report as required statistical information to the HSE Manager on at least a monthly basis.
  • Comply with the requirements of the Global Management System and provide input and proactive participation into its review.
  • Development of Industry/Site procedures and documents to meet with requirements of Webber Infrastructure Global Standards and contractual requirements. Ensure all new contracts/sites are addressed by the management system.
  • Ensure wherever practicable, operating procedures and system documents are uniform and are utilized at all levels.
  • Act as designated representative in all quality related matters for the operations.
  • Participate in the continuous improvement process. (Changes that could reduce cost, increase productivity or improve quality, safety & environmental practices are actively encouraged).
  • Maintain high-level customer satisfaction and strong relationships with all key working personnel.
  • Foster and promote an attitude of continuous improvement and encourage the use of continuous improvement concepts in the workplace.
  • Report monthly on the status and system performance of the Group to Manager, and Industry & Site Managers as necessary.
  • Ensure that the changes/actions as determined in the reviews are implemented within the Group.
  • Ensure that corrective actions raised are implemented effectively and in a timely manner.
  • Provide a center of expertise on quality related issues to both Operational staff and Technical Support Coordinators.
  • Safety comes first! Required to complete work in a safe, efficient and accurate manner.
  • Other duties (not listed) may be assigned to this job at any time.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Working knowledge of asset management and road maintenance, repair, and/or construction.
  • Ability to adapt to a constantly changing environment.
  • Ability to negotiate, coordinate and plan effectively.
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills.
  • Ability to manage and organize multiple priorities, maintain a significant customer focus and positive customer service attitude.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner.
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • 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 safety instructions to co-workers.
  • Ability to think clearly and focus on safety in your immediate surroundings, while using tools and equipment and while driving or operating equipment.
  • Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) appropriate to the job.
  • As a member of management, the person is required to lead by example, coach others on how 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 the area of supervised responsibility.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in relative discipline or degree can be substituted for equivalent work experience and technical expertise in asset management, road maintenance, or related field.
  • 2 -3 years industry experience; previous management/supervisory experience highly desired
  • Valid Driver's License with good driving record (required)
  • Professional Engineering License (highly desired)

Work Conditions / Physical Demands

Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be working in a variety of environments including office and field visits. This position has some travel requirements.

Physical Demands

  • In the office, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time and occasionally stand and/or walk for short periods of time. The use of hands and fingers is required; as well as reaching with hands and arms. Vision abilities include close and distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

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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