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Société du Vieux-Port de Montréal
Gestion de projet, Travaux Publics
Permanent, Full-time
English, French

Job description

Architectural Technician


Recognized for the quality of its products and services, the Old Port of Montréal Corporation manages a vast recreational and cultural site at the crossroads of a city and its river. Through the development of the Old Port site and the Montréal Science Centre, the Corporation plays an active role in the city’s development. A dynamic and diverse place awaits you!

Reporting to the Old Port of Montréal Corporation’s Maintenance and Construction Manager, the incumbent’s main responsibility is to coordinate the work carried out by the general contractor. He/she provides technical input and manages projects in line with the needs of maintenance and internal customers. In addition, he/she is responsible for ensuring that assigned projects meet deadlines and costs.

Administrative (25%)

Ensures administrative management of projects;
Documents technical problems encountered during work;
Researches documentation relating to existing buildings (plans, reports, etc.);
Supports internal customers in the orientation and implementation of maintenance projects and ensures their satisfaction.

Technical support (25%)

Carries out dimensional and photographic surveys;
Updates drawings;
Produces technical construction drawings in compliance with standards and internal customer expectations;
Calculates the quantity of materials needed for projects and estimates the cost of replacements or major repairs, based on plans and other documents;
Proposes solutions to technical problems and anomalies encountered, and establishes intervention priorities;
Carries out technical feasibility studies;
Updates as-built drawings, operating, maintenance, training and other manuals on completion of work;
Updates knowledge related to his/her field;
Assists his/her superior and the department in any other tasks assigned to him/her;
Manages and responds to SVPM workspace design requests;
Follows up on the preventive maintenance program (PEP);
Participates in bi-annual asset inspections (buildings and fleet).

Maintenance and construction project coordination (50%)

Plans projects in collaboration with the client (needs analysis) and ensures that all aspects of the project are taken into account;
Schedules and monitors work completion (cost, quality) and produces periodic progress reports for the teams concerned;
Coordinates work execution with suppliers (general and specialized contractors);
Ensures compliance with building codes, municipal by-laws and other technical reports and documents related to its projects;
Negotiates additional price requests from contractors and consultants;
Approves suppliers’ time sheets;
Provides solutions to various problems communicated by various project stakeholders;
Adheres to company standards, norms and procedures;
Ensures systems comply with established construction, safety and environmental standards;
Monitors work progress and conducts site visits;
Ensures that projects remain on schedule and within budget..


Dynamic work environment
Flexible working hours
Competitive salary
3 weeks vacation
Floating vacations (5 days)
Sick leave (10 days)
Full range of benefits
Group RRSP 3.75% of annual salary
Laptop and cell phone provided
Type of employment: permanent, full-time (37.5 hrs / week)Type d’emploi : permanent, à temps plein (37.5 hrs / semaine)

The Company is committed to an employment equity program and invites applications from women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

We thank all applicants, but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

The use of the masculine gender is intended to lighten the text and make it easier to read.

Required experience and qualifications


College studies in architectural technology or other training deemed equivalent
2 years’ experience in maintenance and construction
Extensive drafting experience
Experience in project management support
Computer skills: Office Suite, Autocad, Sketchup (an asset)
In-depth knowledge of blueprint reading and specification interpretation
Excellent knowledge of building and construction codes and regulations
Knowledge of English (intermediate level)
Valid driver’s license


Excellent time management skills
Sense of customer service
Ability to handle several projects simultaneously
Demonstrate rigor
Problem-solving skills
Good analytical and critical thinking skills
Ability to work as part of a team

Job posting period

Until 2024-08-09 at 00:00

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