Construction Specialist – Transportation Infrastructure

Salary and benefits

• Flexible schedules, paid overtime, and the possibility of banking overtime hours • RRSP • Comprehensive Benefit Plan • Sick leave and personal leave • Possibility of investing in a company profit-sharing plan • Adapted computer tools (remote computer access and smart phone) • Career path adapted to family needs • Social and environmental initiatives (becoming a member of the sustainable practices committee) • Orientation, mentoring, and learning in the work environment • Continuous training program • Career planning

Organization name



CIMA+ is currently seeking applications for an experienced Construction Specialist – Transportation Infrastructure for our Calgary, Alberta office.  We are interested in qualified individuals with more than 10 years of progressive experience administering construction contracts for major transportation infrastructure projects.  The successful candidate should have extensive on-site construction experience, a high regard for site safety, superb interpersonal skills, and excel in written and verbal communication.

We are looking for a formidable individual who wants to be challenged and is ready to join a dynamic team that is rapidly expanding.  CIMA+ is a well-established, multidisciplinary, Canadian engineering firm with expanding operations in Western Canada.


  • Construction supervision and contract administration for major transportation infrastructure projects including urban roadways, highway interchanges, bridges, transit (LRT/BRT), intermodal yards; as well as other civil works such as site development and stormwater management facilities
  • General construction quality assurance (QA)
  • Manage Requests for Information
  • Track and verify construction quantities; recommend payment
  • Monitor safety and environmental compliance of Contractor activities
  • Lead pre-construction meetings
  • Lead construction progress meetings
  • Coordination with external stakeholders
  • Monitor and report on construction progress
  • Keep records of as-constructed changes for the purpose of verifying Contractor’s records
  • Conduct Substantial Completion, Construction Completion and Final Maintenance inspections
  • Oversee rectification of deficiencies
  • Participate in Contractor performance evaluations
  • Coordinate in-house support (e.g., survey) and subconsultant disciplines (e.g., materials testing)
  • Train and mentor less-experienced employees
  • Provide design input regarding construction costs, constructability, construction sequencing, and staging of construction
  • Maintain Client liaison and meet Client requirements as per contractual agreements
  • Support business development by maintaining existing Client relationships and establishing new ones
  • Support opportunity pursuits and preparation of proposals


  • Strong communication and negotiation skills, team spirit and a capacity for finding solutions to problems
  • A technical diploma or university degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management, combined with a minimum of 10 years’ transportation infrastructure construction experience
  • A minimum of 5 years’ relevant construction supervision/inspection experience in Alberta
  • Familiarity with the relevant policies, processes and procedures of The City of Calgary and Alberta Transportation
  • A sound understanding of construction methodology and constructability principles
  • Familiar with project scheduling software including MS Project
  • Experienced user of MS Office software including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Exceptional communication skills including a strong command of English (written and verbal)
  • Ability to travel and be away from home for extended periods

How to Apply

Please apply online through our website:  https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CIMA&cws=6&rid=2260

Additional comments

A World of Opportunities at CIMA+

CIMA+ is a multidisciplinary firm that specializes in engineering, project management, urban planning, new technologies, and the environment. We provide a full range of services in the sectors of urban infrastructure, civil engineering, environment, transportation, building, industry, energy and hydroelectricity, telecommunications, geomatics, and urban planning.

At CIMA+ our goal is to assemble high-quality teams, which is why we always hire experts who share and enhance our standards of excellence. Our experts work in engineering, project management, urban planning, new technologies, and sustainable development. At CIMA+ it will be up to you to improve an ever-changing world. You will be involved in projects where creativity and innovation are a prerequisite. At CIMA+, your actions matter.