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Position Title: Manager Technical Engineering and Estimating
Requisition ID: 567
Career Group (ADSP): Administrative
Division: Qc - Gestion de projets (80069106) 
Department: Engineering and Construction  
Work Location: METRO ON - 5150 SPECTRUM WAY (#A-SPEC) 
Province: Canada : Ontario 
Position Type: Permanent  



This position is responsible for the technical engineering through the lifecycle of projects including leading consultants for site development, Landlord coordination, engineering verification, overseeing project estimates and follow-up of post construction documentation to meet Company and industry standards and capital plan budgets.


Specific Responsibilities

•Oversees the preparation of cost estimates/budgets for all projects assigned by Supervisor

•Provides suggestions for reducing project design and construction cost whilst maintaining quality and project intent

•Lead & develop value engineering opportunities for potential savings to be presented for consideration by project team

•Manage & leads onsite engineering verification with other departments and consultants for capital plan projects assigned

•Obtains and negotiates fees from consulting firms for all assigned projects. Provides summary and recommendations for approval by Supervisor. Review consultant costs and approved invoices throughout project lifecycle

•Leads the consultant team throughout the project lifecycle from initial concept development to closeout of assigned projects. Monitors consultant performance and delivery while evolving Metro standards and specifications whilst respecting project budgets. Reviews drawings, evaluates design requirements, meets deadlines for Tender and Building Permit submissions as per the CapEx program schedule

•Assists Supervisor as directed with due diligence reports and early stages of site development projects including coordination of consultants, zoning and site plan control applications

•Review draft lease documents and addresses provision schedules with consultants to ensure Landlords and Metro's works requirements are respected

•Applies construction standards to projects. Keeps up to date on applicable standards for retail businesses, new regulations and best practices to ensure competitive pricing and in line with benchmark project costs

•Assist to provide solutions for any on-site issues as required. Will interact with internal and external stakeholders such as Design, Procurement, Real Estate, Operations, Consultants, Execution Team, General Contractors, Trades and Municipalities to reach the best solutions

•Developing strong working relationships with various teams, consultants and departments to maintain, evolve and update master documents including the specifications and contract tender documents

•Follow-up on turn over packages provided by General Contractors and review for completeness the "as built" documentation provided by Consultants

•Monitor project cost summaries vs estimates



•College diploma or University studies (certificates or degrees)

•5 - 7 years of directly related work experience

•Base Building retail design and construction experience is mandatory

•Knowledge of food store construction and building codes is an asset (not required)

•Fluency in French would be considered an asset (not required)

•Intermediate computer skills

•Frequent exposure to heat, cold, fumes, dirt and other disagreeable environmental factors

•Some travel required



Office, Stores. Consultants, Landlords, Government Representatives, General Contractors, Sub-Contractors, Vendors / Suppliers




Metro values, respects and leverages the differences and competences of all employees from a variety of different backgrounds. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment.
Metro is committed to accommodating applicants and employees with disabilities.  Should you require an accommodation or wish to receive this application in an accessible format, please advise.
Only applicants that meet the qualifications will be contacted.
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