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Consultant
Construction Claims

Calgary, AB

Opportunity

Revay and Associates Limited (Revay) is Canada’s consultant of choice in areas of construction dispute resolution, project management support, project controls and risk management. We have been providing these services to the Canadian construction industry for over 50 years.

Revay is seeking a bright, enthusiastic and motivated intermediate-level professional experienced in project/construction management, contracts, claims, planning/scheduling and forensic analysis to join our Calgary team. As a claims consultant, you will be exposed to all facets of construction projects, with an emphasis on the contractual and commercial aspects of large industrial, civil, commercial and institutional projects. We are involved in some of the most interesting and large-scale construction projects in the Prairies, throughout Canada, and in many other countries.

Considering the diverse nature of our work, you will need to have strong problem-solving skills, well-developed logic, and a facility to assimilate large amounts of varied qualitative and quantitative information. Communication and the ability to simplify concepts is key, as you will need to convert highly technical information into graphics, reports and presentations that will be easily comprehensible. You must be a self-starter and able to work both independently and as part of a team.

Duties and Responsibilities

Working under the guidance and supervision of a senior consultant, who will vary from project to project, the candidate will:

  • Be directly involved in the analysis and preparation of construction claims and expert reports
  • Use specialized techniques such as forensic schedule analysis, labor and productivity analyses and studies, analysis of project documentation and claims quantification
  • Prepare and analyze construction schedules within Primavera Project Planner (P6) and MS Project using industry-recognized best practices
  • Support the marketing of Revay and the development of new clients and business opportunities with government agencies, private owners, contractors, engineering/design firms and law firms
  • Contribute to requests for proposal
  • Active involvement (i.e., board membership, regular meeting attendance) with industry associations
  • Continually develop own skills through ongoing training (formal and informal) and mentoring; mentor and/or cross-train other consultants
  • You may also provide our clients with project management and construction advisory services such as:
    • Schedule development, monitoring and control
    • Risk management
    • Contract administration
    • Numerous other claims avoidance services

On a daily basis, you will:

  • Work in teams of various sizes composed of interns, junior consultants, consultants, and senior consultants, in which all team members collaborate and learn from one another
  • Be provided with the knowledge and tools you need to perform your tasks yet be given the freedom and autonomy to find creative solutions

Qualifications and Skills

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • A bachelor’s degree and/or master’s degree in engineering, architecture or quantity surveying; a specialization in construction management is preferred
  • Registered professional within a recognized association such as APEGA
  • 5-10 years of related work experience in the Canadian construction industry, including project management, contracts, project controls, planning/scheduling, claims and forensic analysis
  • Strong analytical and writing skills
  • Superior presentation, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize work and meet deadlines, with a great attention to detail
  • Self-starter with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Advanced capabilities with the Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook), Primavera Project Planner (P6), MS Project
  • Established network in the Canadian construction industry

Revay was founded in 1970 and today its staff comprises approximately 50 professionals, primarily engineers, architects, senior technologists and other related professionals.
Dispute resolution assignments represent about 60 percent of Revay’s work. In addition, the firm offers planning, scheduling, project management overview and contract administration services. Our client base covers the entire spectrum of the construction industry including all levels of government, public and private sector owners, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers, architectural and engineering firms including EPCM firms, law firms, financial institutions and industry associations.

If you are interested by this position, please send your resumé and cover letter to:

Suzanne Checkryn – Director, Prairies

Revay and Associates Limited
Suite 418, 715 5th Avenue SW
Calgary, AB T2P 2X6
Email: calgary@revay.com

We thank all applicants, but only those who will be invited for an interview will be contacted.


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