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  • Projects Engineer - 1 year contract role

    Job Locations CA-ON-Bath
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  • Why work for Lafarge?

    Lafarge in Canada is proud to provide construction solutions in the buildings, infrastructure and industrial segments. These solutions are built with high performance products from our cement, aggregates, ready-mix concrete, asphalt and road construction, and concrete products divisions.  From the use of alternative materials and recycling to renewable energy, Lafarge's focus is to develop innovative products that can contribute toward sustainably constructed building solutions.  Lafarge takes personal growth and development to heart, and provides resources for our employees to take control of their own careers. Through our commitment to communities, to the health and safety of our employees and their families, or through the many volunteer hours of our employees, Lafarge demonstrates our care for people. If you want to work in an environment that values hard work, entrepreneurship, and collaborative teamwork, Lafarge is for you.   Building Better Cities is what we do. Come Build a Better Career with us!  More information can be found at .



    The Projects Engineer’s primary objective is to define and implement small to medium capital projects within the capital budget plan in order to improve the plant’s operation and keep the Bath plant in a long-term competitive position.  A secondary objective is to provide technical and project assistance for the Plant maintenance and operation groups.


    • The Projects Engineer identifies capital investment in conjunction with the Maintenance Manager and Plant Management Team.
    • The Projects Engineer with the input of plant personnel defines, estimates, develops, plans, controls, and implements capital projects with minimum supervision. They manage projects from conception to completion by coordinating various teams to work together: engineering firms, suppliers, contractors, plant, and Lafarge IPC.
    • Participate in the plant capital investments long term plan.
    • Prepare or supervise conceptual and feasibility studies, project definitions, and scope of work; ensure primary objectives are met and/or propose alternatives.
    • Perform a contributing role in process studies and impacts.
    • Prepare or supervise capital cost estimates; prepare investment analysis and cash flow projections for the justification of projects; prepare appropriation requests (AR’s); promote the projects at the plant level and externally as required for major projects.
    • Develop planning strategies and budget control; coordinate with Lafarge IPC for major projects.
    • Interface with vendors, contractors, and engineering firms on proposal for design and execution of projects in all the technical aspects, bearing in mind the safety aspects.
    • Negotiate contracts in conjunction with purchasing with engineering firms, vendors, and contractors to ensure best prices with complete scopes of work to allow for the tendoring of work.
    • Coordinate the system start-up and commissioning along with the plant people; assists in the resolution of any contract disputes; organize proper training as required.
    • Insure all phases of a major project are coordinated with Lafarge IPC; assist with management, execution of responsibilities and liaison by taking on a plant contact role.
    • Prepare monthly project reports on the budget status of all assigned capital investment projects; include schedule updates for major projects.
    • Contribute to maintaining and updating the long-term plan, which provides the medium to long term direction for the plant; maintain a continual awareness of project status and cost.
    • Provide or obtain technical expertise to assist the production, process, and maintenance departments in the optimization of equipment.
    • Perform a contributing role in developing spare parts lists; coordinate development of specifications for mechanical and electrical disciplines.
    • Assist in setting departmental objectives.
    • Provide guidance and support for plant team members, in day to day activities.

    Relationships with Others Jobs:

    The Projects Engineer reports to the Maintenance Manager.  There are no direct reports.



    Plant Capacity:                                                            1,000,000mt

    Bath Annual Capital Plan Budget                                $2M to $12M

    Estimated value of projects handled               $10k to $2,500k


    Specific Accountabilities:

    • Provide a safe working environment for all employees and contractors.
    • Fulfill the duties of the Lafarge Contractor Coordinator as part of the Contractor Safety Management program.
    • Supervise the conceptual and detailed engineering
    • Supervise consultants and contractors
    • Ensure that projects comply with all legislated regulations and corporate policies.
    • Successfully complete projects on time and within budget, with effective use of resources.
    • Manage projects by coordinating all parties involved: engineering firms, suppliers, contractors, Lafarge IPC, and the plant.
    • Ensure productivity, housekeeping and quality of work standards are maintained on all projects.
    • Ensure proper input is received from any department involved in a project.
    • Promote good relations and communication with all departments affected by the project.
    • Aim to achieve targeted reliability on all major equipment through recommendations and the installation of capital projects.
    • Achieve personal and departmental goals
    • Participate in the “On-Call” system


    • Bachelor in Engineering or technical qualifications through previous work
    • Knowledge of project management procedures, cost control, and scheduling.
    • Proven communication skills (written & oral)
    • Ability to work on many tasks at the same time while keeping excellent organizational skills.
    • Good leadership ability and interpersonal skills.
    • Knowledge of the cement technology and manufacturing is an asset.


    Why work for us?


    Working for Lafarge offers a wide variety of career opportunities that utilize your abilities and skills to contribute to a better world. In addition to local and global developmental opportunities, we provide employees with competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits plan, a health & wellness program with financial incentives, an extensive global e-learning platform and much more!  More information can be found at:

    We thank you for your interest.  Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Lafarge is committed to the principles of employment equity and encourages the applications from women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.



    Lafarge Canada Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. In Ontario, our organization/business is committed to fulfilling our requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


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