Facilities Manager - O&M Operations

Windsor, ON
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Job Description:

Gordie Howe International Bridge Project (GHIB) – Facility Manager (Windsor, Ontario)

Facility Manager for the Operations and Maintenance of the campus(s), buildings, bridge, roadways and other facilities within the US and CA Port of Entries.

Bridging North America (BNA), a partnership of Fluor, ACS Infrastructure Canada and Aecon Group Inc., is seeking candidates for the Gordie Howe International Bridge project.

BNA was selected to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the CAD$5.7 billion (approximate US$4.4 billion) Gordie Howe International Bridge project for Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA). BNAOM is the OMR entity managing the Operations, Maintenance, and Rehabilitation of the Project for a term of 30 years.

When completed, the bridge will be the longest cable-stayed bridge in North America. The project includes a bridge and border crossing spanning the Detroit River and connecting Detroit, Michigan, U.S., and Windsor, Ontario, Canada, by linking Interstate 75 and Interstate 96 in Michigan with the new extension of Highway 401 (Rt. Hon. Herb Gray Parkway) in Ontario. The scope also includes building new, state-of-the-art ports of entry on both the U.S. and Canadian sides of the Detroit River as well as improvements to existing infrastructure in both Michigan and Ontario.

The Canadian Port of Entry is an approximate 53 hectare or 130-acre site and will be the largest Canadian port along the Canada-US border, and one of the largest anywhere in North America. It includes inbound border inspection facilities for both passenger and commercial vehicles, outbound inspection facilities, toll collection facilities, a maintenance facility and parking.

The US Port of Entry has an approximate 68 hectare or 167-acre site and will be one of the largest US ports along the Canada-US border and in North America. It includes US inbound border inspection facilities for both passenger and commercial vehicles, US outbound inspection facilities, commercial exit control booths and parking.

The Facility Manager will report to the Operations, Maintenance and Rehabilitation Manager (OMR Manager) / CEO or other such person as may be designated by the CEO, and is responsible for oversight of operations, maintenance, and capital replacement activities of the Project components.

Once Interim Handover occurs this position will transition to managing the operation, maintenance, and Capital replacement activities for the POE Roadways, Facilities, and the Bridge.

The purpose of this position is to perform the essential job duties and functions as listed below with the overall objective of establishing an execution framework for the OMR scope that complies with the O&M contract performance requirements and ensures the safety, quality, value, timeliness, and profitability of the O&M company.

• Evaluation and selection of operations and maintenance staff for POE facilities.

• Responsible for writing and editing O&M procedures and plans in preparation for Interim Handover of the POE facilities by the Design and Build (D&B) Company, along with evaluating design changes, client changes and construction nonconformance's for O&M technical and commercial impact.

• Write RFPs and evaluate bids for service contracts for the operations and maintenance of the POE facilities during the Interim Period.

• Participate in procurement activities in relation to the mobilization for the POE facilities.

• Be involved in the implementation of the maintenance management information (MMIS) system.

• Performs O&M management responsibilities on the POE facilities segment of the larger Gordie Howe project O&M scope in accordance with O&M contract requirements.

• Develops a complete understanding of the O&M contract and support development and management of any relevant O&M subcontracts to provide full support to the wider O&M project management team.

• Supports the OMR Manager and the Safety Manager in development of the HSE program and ensures that the O&M works for the POE facilities comply with Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) program.

• Ensures implementation of the O&M contract and any relevant subcontracts for O&M work scope of the POE facilities.

• Collaborates in the preparation of the documents associated with the execution of all aspects of the O&M Contract scope in accordance with contractual obligations, O&M company’s Operating Requirements and the relevant O&M Implementation Plans

• Prepare drafts for OMR Manager approval of the O&M implementation schedule baseline and ensure that it is fully documented, updated throughout the Term, and communicated to the wider O&M team.

• Supports the OMR Manager and collaborates with O&M Tolling Manager to deliver the project in accordance with the project execution and commercial baselines.

Job ID: 144471BR

City: Windsor

State: Ontario

Country: Canada

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