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V I Major Construction Projects

Vancouver Island Major Construction Projects

UPDATED: September 29TH, 2014

John Hart Generating Station Renovations Project, Campbell River
Estimated project dates: 2013 – 2018 Commercial Operation
– Up to date overview of project presentation can be found at this link:
http://cr.majorprojects.ca/projects/jhgs/default/march-31-business-opportunity-presentation
– By the end of 2014 – 200 jobs created. At the peak of the project(2016) – 360 jobs created.

Construction contract with InPower BC (SNC-Lavalin). Hiring for the project is being handled by subcontractors. The subcontractors for Civil works is a joint venture that is made up of Aecon and SNC-Lavalin (ASL-JV). Not all Subcontractors have been selected. ASL-JV is working with local, regional and international unions. Hiring will follow a “union hall” model. The Job Shop Resource Centre has additional information on the “union hall” model and the unions involved in this project. If you don’t see a listing that fits your employment category on the following website:
http://cr.majorprojects.ca/opportunities/opportunities-intro/jhgs-hiring-process-overview – send an email to johnhartproject@snclavalin.com.

To keep updated, go to these websites:
www.majorprojects.ca/projects/jhgs
www.bchydro.com/energy-in-bc/projects/john_hart_generating.html
www.partnershipsbc.ca/files-4/documents/2012076_IB_Companies-shortlisted-to-build-new-John-Hart-station.pdf

North Island Hospitals Project – Comox Valley Hospital – VIHA (Island Health)
Estimated project dates: 2012 – 2017 Hospital1
– The North Island Hospitals Construction Projects are up and running and will continue until 2017. The Comox
Valley Site is located at 101 Lerwick Road in Courtenay.
– The North Island Hospitals Project team is working with partners at Tandem Health Partners including
Graham Design Builders.
– The project will create approximately 1,900 direct jobs and over 1,400 indirect jobs over the construction
period. All health-care services will continue to be funded by the B.C. Government and delivered by
Island Health.

To keep updated, go to these websites:
http://nihp.viha.ca
http://majorprojects.ca/projects/nihp
http://www.comoxvalleychamber.com/news-events/north_island_hospitals_project.aspx
http://www2.news.gov.bc.ca/news_releases_2009-2013/2012HLTH0114-001498.htm

Jobs now posted at: http://graham.ca/Careers/Current-Opportunities/default.aspx or Graham Arnett, Senior Recruiter at grahamar@graham.ca

Those interested in construction positions (labour, trades) should take their resume directly to the site trailers at both Comox Valley and Campbell River locations and speak with the project managers and/or site coordinators. Personal Protective Equipment must be worn at all times.

North Island Hospitals Project – Campbell River Hospital – VIHA
Estimated project dates: 2012 – 2017
– The North Island Hospitals Construction Projects are up and running and will continue until 2017. The
Campbell River Site is located at 375 2nd Avenue in Campbell River.
– The North Island Hospitals Project team is working with partners at Tandem Health Partners including
Graham Design Builders.
– The North Island Hospitals Project has named Tandem Health Partners as the selected proponent for the
public private partnership.
– The project will create approximately 1,900 direct jobs and over 1,400 indirect jobs over the construction
period. All health-care services will continue to be funded by the B.C. Government and delivered by
Island Health.

To keep updated, go to these websites:
http://nihp.viha.ca
http://majorprojects.ca/projects/nihp

Jobs now posted at: http://graham.ca/Careers/Current-Opportunities/default.aspx or Graham Arnett, Senior Recruiter at grahamar@graham.ca

Those interested in construction positions (labour, trades) should take their resume directly to the site trailers at both Comox Valley and Campbell River locations and speak with the project managers and/or site coordinators. Personal Protective Equipment must be worn at all times.

Raven Coal Mine Project
Estimated project dates: 17 years of production. No dates as to when the mine will need employees, but they are taking applications via their website: http://www.theravenproject.ca/interested-applicant-form

To keep updated, go to these websites:
http://www.theravenproject.ca/
http://thetyee.ca/Blogs/TheHook/2013/05/17/RavenMineRejected/
http://www.coalwatch.ca