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Project Engineer

locationBath, ON, Canada
PublishedPublished: Published 2 weeks ago
ExpiresExpires: Expiring in less than 4 weeks
Engineering / Geology
Full time
Less than 2 years

As a global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions, Lafarge is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of our strategy, we are becoming a net-zero company, with our people and communities at the heart of our success. We are driving circular construction as a world leader in recycling to build more with less. It’s all thanks to our 7,000 talented people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products.

Lafarge people are passionate about finding better ways to build. They embrace innovation and improvement with a pioneering spirit. They work as trusted partners, creating better solutions and experiences for their customers, communities, and colleagues.

The Project Engineer’s primary objective is to plan and implement major 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.  



  • 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

Capital Investments:

  • Identify capital investment in conjunction with the Project Manager, Projects Engineer and Plant Management Team.
  • With the input of plant personnel defines, estimates, develops, plans, controls, and implements capital projects with minimum supervision.
  • Manages projects from conception to completion by coordinating various teams to work together: engineering firms, suppliers, contractors and the plant. Participate in the plant capital investments long-term plan.


  • Prepare or supervise conceptual and feasibility studies for the major plant projects, project definitions, and scope of work; ensure primary objectives are met and/or propose alternatives. Perform a contributing role in process studies and impacts.
  • Coordinate the system start-up and commissioning along with the plant people; assists in the resolution of any contract disputes; organize proper training when required.
  • Ensure all phases of a major project are coordinated; assist with management, execution of responsibilities and liaison by taking on a plant contact role.
  • Negotiate contracts in conjunction with procurement people for engineering firms, vendors, and contractors to ensure best prices with complete scopes of work to allow for the tending of work.

Cost, budgets and planning:

  • Prepare or supervise major 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 for major projects.
  • Develop planning strategies and budget control; coordinate for major projects.
  • 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.

Contractors and contracts:

  • 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.

Relationship with other jobs:

  • Works closely with the Maintenance and Production Department managers and supervisors.


  • Plant Capacity: 1,000,000mt cement
  • Annual Capital Plan Budget: $2M to $12M
  • Estimated value of projects handled: $20k to $2,500k
  • Number of Direct Reports: 0
  • Consultants supervised: 2 to 5 along with project activities
  • Estimated number of Contractors supervised: 2 to 10 along with project activities

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Provide a safe working environment for all employees and contractors.
  • 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, 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.

Qualification Profile

Education & Work Experience:

  • Bachelor in Engineering or technical qualifications through previous work.
  • 1 to 4 years of related experience

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Familiarized with automated drafting software (ex.: Autocad)
  • Knowledge of project management procedures, cost control, and scheduling.
  • Proven communication skills (written & oral) in English
  • Ability to work on many tasks at the same time while keeping excellent organizational skills.
  • Good leadership ability and interpersonal skills.
  • Personal interest in supervision role.
  • Knowledge of the cement technology and manufacturing is an asset.
  • Experience form Heavy Industry is an asset.

Job-Specific Competency Profile:

  • Business Acumen
  • Driving for Results
  • Innovation Management
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Organizational Agility
  • Problem Solving
  • Strategic Agility
  • Timely Decision Making    

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.

At Lafarge, there is endless opportunity for you to play your part. Whether you’re in a technical, managerial, or frontline role, you can shape a career that works for you. With us you’ll have the chance to embrace the passion we share for our planet. You’ll be encouraged to seek out diverse perspectives, share your ideas and build the skills and connections you need to perform at your best. Because it’s only when we work together in a culture where everyone thrives, that we can build the world we all want to live in.

Required education level

  • Bachelor's degree 

Years of experience

  • Less than 2 years
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