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Civil Area Coordinator, Projects

Department Projects Date Posted 7/28/2017

Position Type 3Con Reference No. 2017-3237

LocationChristina Lake Project, Alberta, Canada

Job Title:                        Civil Area Coordinator, Projects

Employee Type:             Contract position - 1 year contract

Reports to:                      Construction Manager, Projects              

Posting Date:                  July 28, 2017

Closing Date:                  August 11, 2017

Location:                        Christina Lake Site/Shift Rotation 10 days on/4 days off



Purpose of Role:

The Civil Area Coordinator is assigned to a field construction organization in a supervisor or managerial position and is responsible for the organization and direction of construction and related activities within assigned areas of responsibility.

Responsibilities are to ensure the assigned jobsite operations are in compliance with the design /specification, completion on schedule, within budget and to quality standards, while meeting or exceeding Project HSE requirements.

The Civil Area Coordinator reports directly to the Construction Manager for the above and is accountable to the Site Technical Services Manager to ensure the project is built as per design to an acceptable level of quality.


Key Responsibilities:      


As a Civil Area Coordinator you will:

  • Provide and demonstrate personal Safety leadership in accordance with MEG Energy Corp’s Environment Health and Safety Program and specific Project Site Specific Plans.
  • Provide leadership in establishing a strong Safety culture within the MEG Energy Corp’s organization, vendors, service providers, and the contractors we engage with including review and oversight of permitting, tool boxes, JHA’s, site inspections, heavy lift readiness.
  • Direct/Manage day to day activities of construction coordinating with MEG CMT and contractors Construction Managers/Coordinators, Foreman, Quality Technicians;
  • Manage/Support Contractor meetings including: kickoffs, toolbox, Meg daily coordination, IWP final walk downs & MC walk downs;
  • Accountable for implementation of contractor 2 shift look ahead schedules and provide feedback on performance issues.
  • Support development of Contractor Request Forms including, Approval of labour, equipment rosters, contractor supplied materials, additional scopes;
  • Support development of Requests for Site Services;
  • Accountable for implementation of prepared Installation Work Packages (IWP’s) including, releasing scopes to field once constraints removed, progressing, final walk downs, final sign off “done done”.
  • Oversight of material availability.
  • Responsible for Reporting including “Play of the Day” and  Performance feedback based on the following Skyline, Quantity Placement Productivity and Progress Report, Contractor Cost Monitoring Reports.
  • Responsible for the technical integrity and quality of the final installed facilities for projects executed by the Projects Construction Management Team including all technical change documents, Installation test records, redlines & Civil Completion and Transfer of Care Custody and Control;
  • Monitor productivity, repair rates, schedules, work plans and other Key Performance Indicators and be pro-active in investigating the reasons for poor performance and implementing corrective measures.
  • Communicate upwards on issues that will seriously affect safety, quality, schedule, client relationship or company reputation.
  • Provide such other related services as may be required by the Corporation from time to time;



  • Minimum of 15-20 years’ experience of Civil Construction management/technical field experience role with-in owner / operator upstream oil and gas organizations and EPCs or Contractors
  • Ability to demonstrate a complete understanding and show commitment to the importance of HSE and Quality in the activities within an operating facility
  • Ability to take responsibility and accountability for performance and to drive success through good leadership
  • Ability to lead and manage a team and to mentor and train others


Skills and Knowledge:   

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Working knowledge of regulations and codes
  • Detailed knowledge of construction contracts
  • Can prepare comprehensive reports


MEG Energy is a Canadian oil sands company focused on sustainable in situ development and production in the southern Athabasca oil sands region of Alberta. MEG has a large, high-quality resource base – one that we believe holds some of the best in situ resources in Alberta. We are proud to develop and implement innovative technologies that efficiently maximize production while minimizing our environmental impact - an approach that is not only important to our stakeholders, but also to our team at MEG. These include our Diluent Removal Facility and proprietary HI-Q® technology. Our company is home to some of the industry’s top talent, boasting decades of experience that span nearly every thermal oil sands project developed in Alberta over the past 20 years. We hire individuals who share our commitment to excellence in all that we do and those who are passionate about responsible energy development. #LI-POST


If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and to build a career in an innovative and dynamic organization, submit your resume by clicking on Apply Now below.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. MEG Energy is an equal opportunity employer.
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