This position is a part of the Non-Academic Staff Association (NASA).
This position offers a comprehensive benefits package which can be viewed at: Faculty & Staff Benefits.
This role is in-person with work primarily taking place at North Campus Edmonton.
Working for the University of Alberta
The University of Alberta acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 6 territory, and respects the histories, languages and cultures of First Nations, Métis, Inuit and all First Peoples of Canada, whose presence continues to enrich our vibrant community.
The University of Alberta is teeming with change makers, community builders, and world shapers who lead with purpose each and every day. We are home to more than 40,000 students in 200+ undergraduate and 500+ graduate programs, over 13,000 faculty and staff, 260,000 alumni worldwide and have been recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for over a decade.
Your work will have a meaningful influence on a fascinating cross section of people—from our students and stakeholders, to our renowned researchers and innovators who are quite literally curing diseases, making discoveries and generating solutions that make the world healthier, safer, stronger, and more just.
Working for the Department/Faculty
Engineering & Operations is comprised of building service workers, engineers, technologists, peace officers and tradespeople help keep all five of our campuses maintained and operating safely and efficiently. This group supports our community through operating, maintaining and renewing our infrastructure and providing a number of safety and security services.
The University of Alberta is accredited by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs (supported by the Safety Codes Council) with being responsible for the administration and delivery of Safety Codes Services in compliance with our Quality Management Plan (QMP) pursuant to the Safety Codes Act. To maintain the status of being an accredited Corporation, the U of A must adhere to certain procedures and guidelines set up by the Safety Codes Council. It is the responsibility of the Safety Codes Coordinator to ensure that these procedures and guidelines are being adhered to by all parties involved. This position is also responsible for the maintenance (updating and uploading) of technical records within the UIRAP (Meridian) Document Management System.
Safety Codes Coordinator:
- Within the defined scope of the University of Alberta’s approved Quality Management Plan (QMP) for Buildings, Electrical, Fire, Plumbing, Gas and Elevator:
- Create and maintain Safety Code files which will track all phases of design development, detailed design, construction and commissioning of a University project. Input construction project description, building classification into the Safety Code file.
- Coordinate the request for the retained accredited agency to review designs and subsequently perform safety code compliance site inspections or audits.
- Work with the internal teams (Trades and PMO) to ensure continuity of new projects with compliance to code requirements;
- Receive from the retained accredited agency documented results of design reviews and safety code compliance inspections.
- Examine incoming documentation for compliance with the QMP. Identify all non-compliant requirements which must be tracked for compliance resolution.
University Infrastructure Records Access Program (UIRAP):
- Responsible for the maintenance (updating and uploading) of technical records within the UIRAP system.
- Each electronic record is opened and examined ensuring quality control and compliance with the University of Alberta Design and Construction Standards & Guidelines and Design and Graphic Standards.
Education and Experience:
- A completed 2 year technology diploma in a related field (i.e. Construction Engineering Technology) plus at least 5 years of relevant experience in the building construction industry post-diploma.
- Advanced experience working with the code requirements of the National Building Code (Alberta Edition) or alternatively the National Building Code or provincial equivalent if working experience was gained in another provincial jurisdiction.
- Experience working in an environment of records management, records filing and retrieval.
- Utilize and interpret the National Building Code (Alberta Edition) to ensure that all aspects of design follow the requirements of the code as it relates to the construction industry.
- Proficient use of AutoCAD (computer aided design and drafting).
- Records management training utilizing electronic records management application software.
- Knowledge of database management and record keeping in order to quickly and accurately record and retrieve information.
- Working knowledge of Office applications (Microsoft and/or Google).
- Ability to evaluate, audit, deduce and/or assess data using established criteria.
Safety Codes Officer Building Certification (Alberta) would be considered an asset