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||Project Planning Technician
|Hours of Work
||Monday to Friday, 8:15 am - 5:00 pm (Compressed Work Week)
||Regular Full Time
The Project Commissioning Technician is part of the Project Development and Facility Services team that leads and supports departmental implementation of project quality assurance, best practices, and effective project records management. The Project Commissioning Technician contributes to the successful completion of capital projects and transfers valued information into the maintenance phase of a facility. Examples of key work duties include:
Coordinate commissioning activities, in the project planning, execution, and completion phases.
Develop the commissioning planning and execution schedule.
Evaluate building systems during the construction phase by reviewing procedures and assigning resources to ensure installation conforms to specifications and standards.
Review project scope and drawings with Facility Building Maintenance Coordinators and other staff regarding access and location of equipment.
Assist the Project Managers/ Project Coordinators in determining formatting of required documentation for records.
Assist in the development of the annual Building Improvement and Infrastructure Replacement programs.
Liaise with internal and external clients to ensure that documentation supplied is completed in proper form.
Maintain the project records system including: developing and implementing classification categories; auditing and monitoring document profiles; and training staff on the appropriate records process and procedure.
Oversee the work of auxiliary staff entering and updating records to ensure that they follow established procedures and standards.
Create project estimates using RSMeans for program planning and customer requests.
Compile building drawings using REDMS for annual facility assessments.
Add and update building/equipment assets within Hansen for all new and existing City facilities.
|Education & Experience
Completion of a one year program in Building Engineering Technology, Building Maintenance, Building Trades Certificate, Records/Document Management or another related field supplemented by a minimum of one year experience working in building construction, trades and/or design and/or experience in project management and project coordination. Must have some experience with records or documents management.
|Knowledge & Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of the City of Richmond policies, procedures, and practices with an ability to apply these to the work being performed and ensure that documentation is being accurately collected and entered into various software systems such as Richmond Enterprise Document Management System (REDMS), VFA and Hansen.
Knowledge of building infrastructure and maintenance.
Knowledge of records management for maintaining information in the project record system and document management software
Ability to assign work, provide leadership and direction to auxiliary staff and contractors.
Ability to learn and maintain skills and knowledge related to GIS data entry, and REDMS.
Ability to research and assemble required information and data from a variety of sources and records.
Ability to multitask, prioritize tasks and complete multiple projects while meeting varying deadlines.
Ability to assist and train staff members that require access to project records through the City’s document management system.
Ability to use and maintain equipment for scanning and printing documents.
Ability to use standard formats and styles to prepare original written communication and occasionally make brief, informal presentations to colleagues.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety internal and external clients and customers.
Skill in the operation of Microsoft Office Suite including Access, Word, Excel and Outlook.
|Working Conditions and Effort
Majority of work is performed in an office environment which requires routine visual effort reading, editing and creating plans while working at a computer terminal. Routine site visits for project work may involve exposure to noisy and dirty conditions.
|External Closing Date
||$26.76 - $31.45 (per hour)
The City of Richmond wishes to thank all applicants for their interest in this career opportunity; however, only those candidates considered for the position will be contacted.
No telephone inquiries please.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work applicable to this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
The City of Richmond is an equal opportunity employer.
We encourage all qualified individuals to apply, however, our positions are restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.