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Plant and Equipment Director

ACCIONA Infrastructure Canada is looking to hire a Plant and Equipment Director for Site C project in Fort St. John, BC.
The Plant and Equipment Director works with equipment and management to ensure that we are properly managing, utilizing and allocating our resources, and that our facilities and technical support groups are working in concert with the needs of operations. Working with project and department managers, this individual functions are an important bridge between the office, the shop, the field and the supply chain. An excellent communicator, this individual will help to educate, promote our capabilities and ensure standardized practices and compliance with policies and procedures. The result of this should be effective utilization and care of our resources and as well as balance between the need to meet schedule and the importance of safety / quality / cost control.
• Assists Management with development and implementation of equipment policy and procedures.
• Promotes, educates, audits and enforces with regards to equipment policies, procedures and systems. Teamwork and communication are essential here.
• Oversees the supervision of the shops, maintenance program and repairs – promotes safety, quality, efficiency and teamwork.
• Oversees/approves procurement, development and evaluation of site/equipment personnel. Provides leadership and guidance as team builder and teacher.
• Works with Management and Equipment Administration to monitor revenue and expenses.
• Works with purchasing to specify and source major equipment as per management approval.
• Works with equipment administration, safety and operations staff to ensure all equipment meets all applicable safety and regulatory requirements.
• Helps to monitor equipment contracts and pricing agreements with suppliers.
• Advises on allocation and coordination of resources within Site C project.
• Monitors training and qualifications of equipment operators and field mechanics (includes yearly driver abstract checks, crane operator and technical staff qualifications, etc.).
• Assists Equipment Administrator in maintaining ACCIONA computerized equipment systems/databases/reports.
• Assists management with the equipment budgeting process – helps to identify equipment needs and prepare budgets and capital expenditure projections as required.
• Provides equipment related expertise to project managers, superintendents, accounting and estimating staff.
• Coordinates with project staff to ensure we manage site equipment purchasing, field service, and site inventories according to policy.
• Monitors site equipment / parts inventories and oversees annual inventory process.
• Contributes to intranet and other equipment learning resources and reference materials.
• Manages/ensures timely flow of accurate information / necessary equipment documentation to accounting and equipment administrator.

Essential Functions
• Oversees the supervision of the shops, maintenance program and repairs – promotes safety, quality, efficiency and teamwork.

Special Conditions
• Individuals may be required to travel within Canada and elsewhere as directed.
• Positions hence individuals may be subject to relocation to projects and offices within Canada and elsewhere according to ACCIONA resource requirements.

• Minimum 15 years’ experience in self-perform operation and maintenance of the following:
    o Heavy equipment earthmoving
    o Batch plant
    o Aggregate plants
    o Conveyors 
    o Primary and secondary electrical distribution
    o Underground mining equipment (optional)
• 10 years’ large project experience (over 300 major pieces of equipment) and maintenance team of over 100 mechanics and support staff
• Experience in utilization and efficiency analysis and reporting
• Rental fleet management
• Inventory management

ACCIONA is one of the foremost Spanish business corporations, leader in the development and management of infrastructure, renewable energy, water and services. Listed on the selective Ibex-35 stock exchange index, it is a benchmark for the market.
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