Career Opportunities Listing

Career Opportunities

Canem is a progressive and growing Canadian electrical, data,
communication, and building optimization provider. We invite you to
take part in our exciting team and grow your career with us.

With over 50 years of expertise in its field, Canem has realized
extraordinary expansion, innovation and advances due to its
unwavering commitment to providing expert, world-class services
while utilizing the most advanced technologies.

We offer generous compensation programs and performance driven
incentives to reward our people.

If you are a motivated team player and want to work with a dynamic
group of professionals, please send your résumé in confidence to
Human Resources via email to: careers@canem.com.

Please do not fax or mail your applications. Positions are open to
those who are legally entitled to work in Canada. We thank all
candidates for their interest in Canem Systems, however only those
who are selected for interviews will be contacted.

Current Job Opportunities at Canem

Risk Analyst – Calgary – 1 Year Contract

10-Mar-2020

We are looking for a Risk Analyst to join our team!

The Risk Analyst will be responsible for contract review, risk management and risk reporting.  They will also coordinate the procurement and administration of all bonding and subcontractor default insurance within the company.  This position is a 1 year maternity leave contract and will report directly to the Director Corporate Services at Canem Systems and will be located in Calgary.

General Duties and Responsibilities

  • Overseeing and performing the contract review process for Canem to identify contract risks, risk tolerances, and act as liaison between all Canem branches and our Corporate legal team for risk mitigation and contract approval
  • Act as liaison between Canem operational teams and Corporate legal to coordinate any corporate matters in the tender process such as certified resolutions, incumbency certificates or corporate guarantees.
  • Participate in contract kick off process and set up to ensure contractual risks are known, tracked and managed throughout a project, and coordinate proper SAP set up.
  • Maintain and update a central depository of all Canem contracts.
  • Coordinate reporting of key risk indicators and other ad hoc reports for Canem.
  • Respond to questions from internal and external sources regarding the corporate insurance program.
  • Provide assistance to the project teams in the procurement of project specific insurance coverage and surety bonds.
  • Maintain records of new claims and track the progress of existing claims. Support the gathering and compilation of insurance renewal information and submission packages.
  • Coordinate Canem’s prequalification for subcontractor default insurance, HSE prequalification and through the Compass subcontractor prequalification program.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships and open communication with project teams to reinforce responsible risk management practices and ensure compliance with corporate policies and procedures.
  • Cultivates collaborative relationships with subcontractors/suppliers with a strong emphasis on confidentiality, tact and diplomacy.

 

Position Requirements

The Risk Analyst position requires an individual with an aptitude for analysis and interpretation of data, is able to prioritize, critically think and have excellent time management. The Risk Analyst will have experience with creating action plans and be able to increase efficiencies and successfully manage change processes.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  •  3 or more years of experience with Risk Management, Commercial Contracts or Electrical Subcontracting
  • Degree or diploma in business, risk management or insurance
  • CIP, FCIP or CRM designation
  • Aptitude for analysis and interpretation of data
  • Ability to learn quickly, be flexible and adaptable
  • Understand the value of continuous improvement recommending new approaches, methods or technologies to increase efficiencies
  • Demonstrates a willingness to learn new ways to accomplish work activities and objectives
  • Ability to forge, grow and maintain positive relationships with multiple groups
  • Strong organizational abilities and demonstrated attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong time management skills, specifically the ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Able to work independently and in team
  • Knowledge of the data/communication industry an asset
  • Excellent knowledge of and proficiency in required computer programs

 

If you believe you would be the right fit, please send your resume and cover letter quoting salary expectations in confidence to careers@canem.com quoting “Risk Analyst” in the subject line.

Project Manager – National Services Team – Vancouver

01-Nov-2019

We are currently looking for a Project Manager to join our National Services team and be located in Vancouver, BC. The Project Manager is responsible for the effective management of projects assigned and marketing the company and its services to obtain new projects – specifically special projects and service. This includes responsibility for building effective relationships with clients, suppliers and staff and ensuring the effectiveness, quality, compliance and profitability of each project. The Project Manager reports directly to the Manager, National Services.

General Duties and Responsibilities

  • Building effective relationships with existing and new clients and suppliers, marketing the company and its services to existing and new clients, engineers, planners, and other potential contacts, advising clients about new and effective products and services, actively seeking out new opportunities, projects and clients for Canem and estimating and obtaining new projects.
  • Leading pre-planning activities for assigned projects, obtaining agreement on effective project plan, ensuring approved project plan is successfully implemented on site, building positive relationships and a positive image for the company, achieving and exceeding financial profit of projects, and maximizing project cash flow through careful planning and implementation of project.
  • Working closely with relevant management staff in writing of quotations and project proposals, administering of contracts, negotiating and obtaining of contracts, preparing tenders for subcontractors and suppliers, awarding subcontracts, and obtaining relevant management approvals for all estimations, proposals and contracts prior to disclosure to an outside party.
  • Setting up projects in relevant software applications, and working with general contractors and consultants to ensure success on current projects and future work, scheduling manpower, equipment and material for project, ordering material to ensure material is available when necessary, deciding on which equipment and tools to use.
  • Managing project, labour and materials to achieve project outcomes, building positive relationships with crew and foreman; supervising foremen and attending regular site meetings, continuously monitoring projects and controlling costs to maximize project profitability, taking corrective action when necessary and solving problems to achieve or exceed project targets.
  • Ensuring quality of workmanship is to company standards, enforce company’s safety policy and identify areas for improvement, providing effective training for foremen and ensuring correct training levels for other staff including apprentices and new employees, and ensuring that all electrical codes, safety codes and proper work practices are followed.
  • Working closely with relevant management staff in documentation of project, including the approval of shop drawings, ensuring timely and effective billings, estimating, reviewing, pricing and submitting of all change orders, providing accurate forecasting and project reporting, reporting project progress on a monthly basis and effectively closing out of projects.
  • Providing leadership and positive motivation for project staff and company partners by acting as a responsible and goal-oriented team player and leading by example in achieving excellence and being accountable for results and outcomes.

 

Preferred Requirements

The Project Manager position requires a motivated and experienced professional with excellent current knowledge of electrical, building and municipal codes and regulations, in-depth technical, practical and engineering expertise and excellent management and people skills. Five to ten years experience as an electrical foreman, or a background of five to ten years experience in electrical engineering or related technical fields, or five to ten years experience in estimating electrical projects are a requirement for this position.

 

Position Requirements

  • Either 5 – 10 years experience as an electrical foreman
  • Or 5 – 10 years experience in electrical engineering or related fields
  • Or 5 – 10 years experience in estimating electrical projects
  • Excellent engineering and technical knowledge of electrical construction
  • Certification as electrician’s journeyman or relevant degree or diploma
  • Excellent knowledge of industry products, practices and standards
  • Current knowledge of electrical, building and municipal codes and regulations
  • Outstanding sales, marketing and networking skills
  • Ability to learn quickly, be flexible and adaptable
  • Strong organizational abilities and demonstrated attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong time management skills, specifically the ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Able to work independently and in team
  • Outstanding sales, marketing and networking skills
  • Knowledge of the data/communication industry an asset
  • Excellent knowledge of and proficiency in required computer programs
  • Knowledge of engineering software and engineering skills an asset

 

Please respond by directly emailing your resume in confidence to careers@canem.com quoting “Project Manager – National Services Team” in the subject line.

 

Operations Manager – Saskatoon

25-Sep-2019

We are currently looking for an Operations Manager in our Saskatoon branch. The Operations Manager is responsible for managing major projects at the division and supervising the successful progress and achievement of financial and non-financial objectives of projects as assigned. The Operations Manager participates in providing leadership for the division and is a key contributor to marketing and selling of Canem services and products at a senior industry level. The Operations Manager reports directly to the Branch Manager, Edmonton.

General Duties and Responsibilities

  • Researching clients and potential clients, procuring of new projects, building effective relationships with general contractors, owners, developers, architects, engineers, suppliers, and manufacturers at a senior level, advising major clients about new and effective products and services, and actively seeking out new opportunities, projects and clients for Canem.
  • Managing large projects as assigned, reviewing job progress & projection reports on a monthly basis with the project managers, ensuring profitability and achievement of financial goals of construction projects, directing the project managers for re-design and purchasing major equipment for projects.
  • Participating in preplanning activities to ensure that preplans adhere to Canem philosophies, assign project teams, direct purchasing of materials and tools, directing quality controls on installations and design liabilities, participating in all major project pre-plan meetings and ensuring effective execution of project in accordance with the preplan and project close-out.
  • Working closely with division, regional and corporate management in setting and achieving of division and corporate financial objectives, participating in management of division staff and responsibilities as assigned by division leader, maximizing profitability of division and major projects by ensuring cost control and effective project management as assigned.
  • Ensuring that the division’s reporting and operational systems including but not limiting: SAP, PFM, job set up activities, progress billing, job tracking, contract maintenance, accounts receivable, general operational policies and procedures are adhered to and optimized to ensure divisional efficiency.
  • Assist in the Division’s purchasing and accounts receivable to ensure methodologies, vendor management and the policies associated with these activities are maximized for cost savings and relationship management.
  • Actively leading marketing opportunities and relationship building within the division.
  • Managing and reviewing of the Division’s proposals and RFP’s. This includes ensuring that all proposals address company consistencies and procedures and are completed to meet proposal criteria and guidelines. The Operations Manager is also responsible for overseeing the Division’s historical database on proposals and RFP’s.
  • Providing leadership and positive motivation for project staff and company partners by acting as a responsible and goal-oriented team player and leading by example in achieving excellence and being accountable for results and outcomes.

 

Position Requirements

The Operations Manager position requires a highly experienced, senior manager of commercial, communication and service electrical projects with proven success in managing project and people and achieving excellent business results. The ability to network, market and sell services is a key attribute of this position. Proficiency in related computer programs is a requirement.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6 – 8 years experience in managing electrical construction projects
  • 4 – 6 years experience in supervising and leading project management staff
  • Outstanding sales, marketing and networking skills
  • Strong organizational abilities and demonstrated attention to detail
  • Excellent knowledge of industry products, practices and standards
  • Excellent knowledge of and proficiency in required computer programs
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong time management skills, specifically the ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Ability to learn quickly, be flexible and adaptable
  • Able to work independently and in a team
  • Knowledge and experience with SAP is an asset

 

Please respond by directly emailing your cover letter stating salary expectations and  resume in confidence to careers@canem.com quoting “Operations Manager – Saskatoon” in the subject line.

Senior Foreman, Foremen and Lead Hands

01-Jan-2019

Canem is a progressive, growing Canadian electrical/data/communication contractor that is offering an exciting and fulfilling career opportunity. If you are seeking a company that offers a competitive salary, full benefits package, leadership responsibilities, and the chance to develop and grow your skills in the fast paced construction sector, Canem invites you to become a part of our team.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Journeyman certificate and/or inter-provincial red seal certificate
  • 4 years of experience in the commercial sector
  • Previous experience in managing a job site

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 years Journeyman experience
  • Level 1 first aid certificate
  • EPS, NECA, Merit or other supervisory training certificate(s)
  • Current C.E.C training certificate
  • Communications cabling experience
  • Knowledge of industry products, materials, practices and standards
  • Enthusiasm to learning and being a part of a positive team atmosphere
  • Willingness to learn and develop
  • Good communication skills e.g. listening and speaking
  • Aptitude for problem solving and planning

Canem is an environment that supports the growth and development of its people. If you are a motivated team player and wish to be a part of a dynamic company, please send your résumé in confidence to:

careers@canem.com

Apprentice and Journeymen Electricians

01-Jan-2019

With a competitive salary, full benefits package, and an exciting growth environment, Canem is a progressive, growing Canadian electrical/data/communication contractor that is offering an exciting and fulfilling career opportunity.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience with the electrical trade (pre-apprenticeship program or 1st year apprenticeship school or journeyman certification)
  • Knowledge of industry products, materials, practices and standards
  • Enthusiasm to learning and being a part of a positive team atmosphere
  • Willingness to learn and develop
  • Good communication skills e.g. listening and speaking
  • Aptitude for problem solving and planning

Canem is an environment that supports the growth and development of its people. If you are a motivated team player and wish to be a part of a dynamic company, please send your résumé in confidence to:

careers@canem.com


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