Why work for Lafarge?
As the global leader in innovative and sustainable building materials, we’re committed to shaping a greener, smarter and healthier world. At Lafarge Canada Inc., safety comes first, collaboration matters and diversity is celebrated with people who share our desire to continually make our materials better.
Do you have the drive, the skills, and the passion to join us?
Reporting to the Manager of Sales & Project Management for the Precast Division, the Engineer-in-Training would provide engineering and technical resource support for the Winnipeg Precast operation’s team. This is a developmental role and an opportunity to gain widespread expertise within our Concrete Products business with the ultimate goal of building a long-term career with Lafarge.
Technical support for all areas of the business including:
Sales & Estimating
Engineering & Drafting
Examples of responsibilities may include:
To serve as a role model in the areas of safety, environmental stewardship, leadership, teamwork, customer focus, and continuous improvement to ensure alignment with the company’s vision and critical success factors.
Assisting to develop strategies and objectives for sales, pricing and profitability
Provide product design support for plant production and sales
Represent the business unit in various industry and trade associations and specifiers
Present training or seminars to individuals or groups on the design and performance advantages of Lafarge products
Provide weekly and monthly reports on achievements, sales, profitability and segmentation
Assist contractors with product installation coordination and provide follow up to ensure owners comply with maintenance and inspection requirements
Provide solutions and support specifiers, contractors and owners on assigned projects from inquiry, quotation and completion
Work with Project Coordinators to manage each project by contract specifications, ensuring our contractual commitments are met
Coordinating with project managers, draftsman, quality control personnel, plant production and erection workers on project details, scheduling, and problem resolution
Problem solving for issues that arise in the production facility and on job sites
Maintaining calibrations of pre-stressing and concrete testing equipment
Attending client project meetings and providing engineering input
Carryout plant and site inspections for quality assurance
Providing preliminary designs for budgets/estimates
Facilitate research & development for new product development
Recent graduate from a Bachelor of Engineering or Technology Program (Civil/Structural preferred)
Interest in a long-term career in engineering and construction with a goal to pursue P. Eng. or CET designation.
Experience & Skill Set:
Knowledge and experience would be considered an asset within:
Consulting engineering industry
Contract law knowledge (bonds, contract document preparation)
Design approvals with municipalities and/or governments
On-site construction experience would be considered an asset
Ability to make rational decisions and resolve conflict
A team leader with excellent negotiation, communication and people skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong computer technical aptitude to learn new systems and programs
Self-starter / Problem solver / Self-disciplined
Good presentation and interpersonal skills
As part of our dedicated focus on the health and safety of all employees, a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol testing and a criminal record check, may be required.
As we are reinventing the way the world builds, we need world-class talent to join our Lafarge Canada team: people who are passionate, driven by curiosity and keen to grow, learn, develop and thrive in our high-performance culture.
Whatever you do, you will make a difference here. Because we know that your passion and curiosity are the natural resources the world needs.
See more opportunities at www.lafarge.ca/careers.
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.