• Full Time
  • Tsuutina Nation
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Tsuut’ina Contracting General Partner (TTGCP)


9911 Chiila Boulevard, Tsuut’ina Nation, AB T2W 6H6
Phone: 403-437-8236
Email: carmelstarlight@tsuutina.com

***General Manager (Construction)***
Department: Tsuut’ina Contracting General Partner (TTCGP)
Reports to: Tsuut’ina Nation Enterprises Chief Executive Officer
Competition Opens: December 16, 2020
Competition Closes: January 15, 2021
Send Resume to: carmelstarlight@tsuutina.com

The Tsuut’ina Nation is a strong and proud First Nation located adjacent to Calgary’s southwest city limits. To support progressive and commercial growth and development, Tsuut’ina Nation Enterprises has an immediate opportunity for a General Manager (Construction) of Tsuut’ina Contracting GP Inc.
The General Manager (Construction) of Tsuut’ina Contracting GP Inc. oversees and directs construction. The mandate of this position is to assign and tender contracts to sub-contractors, direct and oversee construction and other work, budgets, develop project schedules, and liaison with various departments and contractors. This position will provide strong leadership in all aspects of the work that Tsuut’ina Contracting GP Inc. undertakes in accordance with all company and industry regulatory health, safety & environmental standards & procedures.

• To ensure seamless delivery of construction and other projects on time and on budget.
• Report on the project status and highlight areas of concern.
• Oversee construction projects from initial development of scopes of work and permit applications to completion.
• Responsible for reporting, construction, project management and risk management
• Negotiate and manage construction and renovation contracts within approved guidelines and capital budget appropriations. This will include negotiation of contract terms and conditions, fees and/or contract values, deliverables, quality control, and legal accountability – all done to assure that the financial and legal interests of the company are protected and that liabilities and exposure to risk is minimized.
• Prepares project schedules, budgets and tender documents.
• Produce procurement of equipment documents and order materials.
• Directs supervisory personnel and contractors engaged in planning and executing work procedures.
• Prepares reports on progress, material used and costs, and adjusts work schedules as needed.
• Ensures change orders are properly executed as required
• Authorizes and monitors expenditures.
• Explores ways to grow capacity and revenue for the company and in so doing, additional work for Nation contractors
• Explore and negotiate new Joint Venture and partnership opportunities in the construction sector both in providing horizontal and vertical development services
• Other duties as assigned by the CEO, Tsuut’ina Nation Enterprises, i.e. vetting business plans where engineering, design, construction, utilities, and related options/ costs are reviewed to better facilitate execution and reduce liability.

• Post-Secondary Education in Construction, Engineering/Technical Training, Managerial/Supervisory Skills Training
• Minimum 10 years of related work experience in Management of multidisciplinary projects
• Experience working for or within a First Nation community in the construction sector is a bonus
• Previous experience in supervising construction projects, upgrade, repair and maintenance projects
• Knowledge of Construction documents, Drawings, Specifications, current Construction practices
• Expert ability to understand, and respond to RFQ’s, RFP’s, and develop competitive tenders
• Demonstrated ability to train smaller companies in project management tools, preparing bids, labour and cashflow management
• Ability to facilitate meetings with appropriate stakeholders from project start-up meetings through client/consultant meetings, subcontractor meetings and reviews with the CEO
• A team builder
• Maintain all client relationships to ensure projects run smoothly
• Strong decision making/problem solving skills
• System skills
• Demonstrate excellent communications, interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills.
• Working knowledge of legislation, Codes and Zoning Bylaws, Safety and Health legislation
• OH&S related certifications a bonus
• A valid Alberta driver’s license and reliable transportation is required.
• Must be prepared to provide a current CPIC.
• Must be prepared to abide by Tsuut’ina HR policy including drug testing.
• Must sign an Oath of Confidentiality, Professional Conduct & Code of Ethics
Please note that this organization adheres to Sections 1 – 9 of the Aboriginal Employee Preference Policy for selection and displacement. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be under a probationary period at the commencement of his or her employment.