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Great Benefits

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Defined-benefit pension plan.
  • Nine-day work cycle which normally results in every other Monday off, providing for a balanced approach to work, family life
and community.

  • Four-day work week from Tuesday to Friday, providing for a balanced approach to work, family life and community

Manitoba Hydro is a leader among energy companies in North America, recognized for providing highly reliable service and
exceptional customer satisfaction. Join our team of Manitoba’s best as we continue to build a company that supports innovation,
commitment, and customer service, while actively supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace.

Under general direction of the Forestry Section Head (or Delegate) conduct the planning, coordination, administration, and
implementation of assigned contract and project management activities for vegetation management maintenance programming and
construction projects and initiatives.


  • Provide expertise in procurement and contract management. Lead the development of the contract scope, procurement

documents, including appropriate technical, safety, environmental, and quality specifications, while organizing the project
team for the execution of the project/contract (as required), tender evaluation, award recommendations, and issuing of
purchase orders all in compliance with Corporate policies.

  • Responsible for development, management, and close out processes of construction, service, and consulting contracts to

support the requirements of the section.

  • Responsible to develop and administer project management practices and techniques in the planning, scheduling, monitoring,

and implementation of vegetation management programming, construction projects, and procurement requirements.

  • Regularly liaise with Supply Chain Management and other departments throughout the enterprise on contract requirements,

strategies, communicate contract awards, and engagement procedures.

  • Ensure the procurement strategies that align contracts meet the Business Unit requirements and appropriately manage the

contract risks.

  • Engage and liaise with outside agencies, including contractors, to administer and ensure compliance with construction

projects and maintenance services programming; drawings, tender specifications, environmental licences, and construction

  • Work in conjunction with field coordinators and supervisors, contractors, and consultants with respect to construction

administration requirements as it pertains to contractual obligations such as quality assurance, change management,
schedule and performance monitoring, quantity tracking, payment processes and claims defense.

  • Lead/coordinate contract start up meetings providing orientations, including development of contractor engagement

procedures, and communication plans.

  • Coordinate the analysis and review of contract claims; participate in resolving any contractual matters, negotiations, or

disputes; consult and coordinate with the Law Department on contract legal matters as required; prepare recommendations
for settlement.

  • Monitor Purchase Orders and process additional funds recommendations when required and assist in the development,

maintenance, and improvements of on-going administrative processes.

  • Develop, recommend, and implement quality control processes for vegetation management programs and projects to evaluate

level of service and quality of product provided by contractors.

  • Lead, organize, and collaborate with team on continuous improvement for execution of assigned projects and initiatives.
  • Participate in the ongoing development and improvement of contract management systems for the division.



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  • A two-year diploma in Technology from an educational institution of recognized standing, plus completion of three accredited

courses in project management, courses in leadership, and a minimum of six years related experience.

  • Certificate plus completion of four accredited courses in project management, courses in leadership, and a minimum of seven

years related experience.

  • Contract development, administration, management, and monitoring experience is required.
  • Project management experience is required.
  • Proficient in and demonstrated ability to use project management tools, technology and databases such as Microsoft Office
(Project, Excel, Word, Powerpoint), Primavera, SAP, and SharePoint.

  • Demonstrated high degree of initiative and ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with others at all
levels, both internally and externally to the Corporation.

  • Possess thorough knowledge of Corporate policies and procedures, including Corporate safety and environmental policies.
  • Possessing an understanding of utility vegetation management means, methods, and regulations (including knowledge of

Provincial/Federal Regulations pertaining to vegetation management including pesticide use and Migratory Birds Act), is
considered to be an asset.

  • Demonstrated ability to build positive and effective working relationships with others at all levels, both inside and outside the


  • Ability to interpret design drawings and project/program schedules.
  • Demonstrated high degree of initiative, mature judgment, and ability to carry out assigned duties with a minimum of direction
and supervision.

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to plan, organize and control activities of multiple time sensitive work assignments
within the area of responsibility with minimal direction and supervision.

  • Proven ability to analyze data and reports.
  • Experience in a leadership or supervisory role would be an asset.
  • Possess a valid Class 5 Province of Manitoba Driver’s Licence.

Salary Range

Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The range for the classification is $42.29-$58.35 Hourly,
$81,036.54-$111,819.24 Annually.

Apply Now!

Visit www.hydro.mb.ca/careers to learn more about this position and to apply online.
The deadline for applications is JUNE 4, 2024.

We thank you for your interest and will contact you if you are selected for an interview.

This document is available in accessible formats upon request. Please let us know if you require any accommodations
during the recruitment process.