Available position(s)

Project Manager, Construction

- Full time, Longueuil

  • Date: September 19, 2017
  • Place: Longueuil
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Schedule: Full time
  • Years of relevant experience: University 5 years /CEGEP 10 years
  • Minimum education: University Degree/CEGEP

Are you looking for an exceptional career opportunity in a fast-moving datacenter environment unique in Quebec?

Description

COLO-D is a world-class enterprise operating two major colocation centers and hosting critical IT infrastructure for prestigious domestic and international clients looking for cutting-edge data center solutions in Quebec. Its team of experts has a vast experience in data center design, operations and management.

Reporting to the Executive Vice President, Engineering and Client Solutions, the Project Manager, Construction is responsible for the identification, design and implementation of the projects entrusted to him, and that, within the timeframes and budgets approved by the Management.

Requirements and responsibilities

  • Participate in the development of functional and technical programs in line with the construction projects assigned;
  • Plan, organize, direct, supervise, coordinate and monitor the activities required to carry out construction projects;
  • Participate in the development of the scope of work and the preparation of the stages of the project implementation;
  • Act as the lead budgeting and scheduling officer;
  • Participate in the selection of the various consultants (architects and engineers) entitled to carry out the project, manage the tenders and award the contracts;
  • Follow up on the preparation of the tenders and participate in the selection of contractors entitled to carry out the projects;
  • Supervise the bidding process and make recommendations for the issuance of purchase orders to ensure that the project meets the established schedule and allocated budget;
  • Review and annotate plans and quotes to meet the quality requirements, COLO-D’s standards and construction standard codes;
  • Ensure a close follow up with municipal organizations and enterprises involved, when applicable;
  • Coordinate and supervise the work of the contractors to ensure that they are in in line with the conformity of the plans and specifications of the project. Act in this case as the official representative of COLO-D;
  • Manage and control the process of conceptual change to meet specific site conditions, omissions or needs subsequent to the approved plans;
  • Revise, monitor and approve progressive and final invoices from the various stakeholders;
  • Review and ensure that plans to be obtained are such as built, get warranty documents and maintenance and operation manuals;
  • Coordinate the transfer of facilities and documentation to the managers;
  • Utilize the IT tools available to properly manage current projects but also to produce the periodic progress reports required by the Executive Vice President, Engineering and Client Solutions;
  • Assist the Vice-President in all other tasks where project manager’s knowledge and experience will be helpful.

Specifications

a) (20%) Establish and monitor the global budget of each project. Be responsible for managing any changes to the budget for each project, whether it is up or down, and be able to explain the cause, then obtain the necessary approvals;

b) (15%) Establish and monitor the project timeline in order to complete the projects on time. Be able to take responsibility for all actions deemed necessary in the interest of COLO-D;

(c) (15%) Ensure that the construction work is carried out in accordance with the construction standards, codes and regulations;

d) (10%) Discuss and negotiate any agreements necessary to carry out the project;

e) (20%) Control the billing and make the payments required for the smooth running of the work;

f) (20%) Coordinate interactions with all internal and external stakeholders in the implementation of the project;

(g) Each project is unique in its concept, scope, budget and implementation timeframe;

h) Projects may be carried out sequentially and/or simultaneously.

Qualifications

  • Diploma in engineering or architecture combined with more than 5 years of experience in the field of construction or Diploma in civil engineering technique or in architectural technique combined with more than 10 years of experience in the field of construction;
  • In-depth knowledge of the various codes and regulations governing construction, current construction practices, techniques and principles of the management of construction and renovation projects, preparation of tender documents and contracts as well as advanced knowledge in different domains (mechanics, electricity and structure);
  • Be able to demonstrate good interpersonal relationships and be a good negotiator given the complexity of the task and the number of stakeholders involved in the projects;
  • Bilingualism (French and English), spoken and written, essential;
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, Word, Excel, Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Project software required;
  • Relevant experience in the construction of data centers (asset).
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Controller, Finance and Operations

- Full time, Longueuil

  • Date: September 19, 2017
  • Place: Longueuil
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Schedule: Full time
  • Years of relevant experience: 3-5
  • Minimum education: University

Are you looking for an exceptional career opportunity in a fast-moving datacenter environment unique in Quebec?

Description

COLO-D is a world-class enterprise operating two major colocation centers and hosting critical IT infrastructure for prestigious domestic and international clients looking for cutting-edge data center solutions in Quebec. Its team of experts has a vast experience in data center design, operations and management.

Reporting to the Vice President, Finance, Administration and Quality, the Controller, Finance and Operations will review the monthly financial statements, participate in the establishment of projects budgets, monitor the construction budgets and conduct internal audits.

Among other things, you will be involved in the company’s financial and operational audit, more specifically the SSAE-18 certification. You will work closely with the Vice President, a coach oriented leader who gives a lot of latitude in an entrepreneurial environment.

Requirements and responsibilities

  • Review monthly financial statements and prepare quarterly reports;
  • Assist the Vice-President in the preparation of budgets, analysis and reporting;
  • Gather necessary information from the managers and track construction projects costs;
  • Collaborate in identifying and assessing risks to determine the nature, scope and timing of auditing processes to ensure that the company meets its financial and operational obligations (certifications);
  • Coordinate and plan internal audits;
  • Be responsible for maintaining the operational certifications and be the main contact for the certification auditors;
  • Improve processes and internal controls;
  • Actively participate in the company’s growth planning (forecasting, financing, monitoring, etc.);
  • Demonstrate a willingness to improve knowledge acquired.

Qualifications

  • Title CPA, CA;
  • 3 to 5 years of experience (including experience with compliance, internal controls, audit and financial statements);
  • Ability to manage several projects at the same time and evolve in a fast-paced environment;
  • Complete understanding of accounting and financial reporting within a private company, operational experience is an asset;
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Autonomous and accountable, with a great ability to work within a team;
  • Good management of priorities and stress;
  • Good knowledge of MS Office suite (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook);
  • Bilingualism (French, English) spoken and written essential.
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Data Center Level 1 Support Technician

- Full time, Longueuil

  • Date: September 19, 2017
  • Place: Longueuil
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Schedule: Full time
  • Years of relevant experience: 3-5
  • Minimum education: CEGEP or equivalent technical training required

Are you looking for an exceptional career opportunity in a fast-moving datacenter environment unique in Quebec?

Description

COLO-D is a world-class enterprise operating two major colocation centers and hosting critical IT infrastructure for prestigious domestic and international clients looking for cutting-edge data center solutions in Quebec. Its team of experts has a vast experience in data center design, operations and management.

Reporting to the Manager, Operations, the Data Center Level 1 Support Technician works with our customers and all internal users at COLO-D and is responsible for receiving and redirecting all internal requests for technical visits, remote services, internal support requests and will manage the communication exchanges with the customers.

Requirement and responsibilities

  • Provide Level 1 support to client-users;
  • Open tickets for all remote service requests, technical visit request or internal support request;
  • Receive the requests (telephone, e-mail), handle and record them in the ticket management system;
  • Establish an initial assessment of all requests and refer those that he cannot resolve to the appropriate group;
  • Follow-up on customer-users’ calls and service requests until complete resolution of the request;
  • Close incidents and service requests in the ticket management system;
  • Document technical and operational interventions to share information among the teams;
  • Update as needed the operational information within Jira (employee/customer lists, inventory of items or supplies, etc.);
  • Responsible for various tasks: additions, movements, installations, “troubleshooting”;
  • Work as a team to ensure the continuity of service offered to the client;
  • Aim to maximize customer satisfaction;
  • Know the various internal management tools;
  • Follow COLO-D’s policies and processes.

Qualifications

  •  Basic knowledge of data center and telecommunications environment (asset);
  •  Experience in Level 1 service (asset);
  •  Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment;
  •  Attitude focused on customer satisfaction, with prior customer service experience (internal and external);
  •  Ability to work as part of a team;
  •  Computer knowledge and skills required;
  •  Knowledge of Jira management software (asset);
  •  Bilingualism (French, English) essential;
  •  CEGEP or equivalent technical training required.

 

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Data Center Technician (D1)

- 12-hour night work shift, Drummondville

  • Date: September 13, 2017
  • Place: Drummondville
  • Job type: Full time
  • Schedule: 12-hour night work shift
  • Years of relevant experience: 3-5
  • Minimum education: CEGEP or equivalent technical training required

Job summary

Are you looking for an exceptional career opportunity in a fast-moving datacenter environment unique in Quebec? COLO-D currently has openings for highly motivated individuals who are self-driven and multi-talented to join its team. You will have the possibility to progress rapidly within the company, benefiting from a mentoring approach based on a knowledge transfer and coaching from the management.

Requirements and responsibilities:

  • Assist in technical support for customers (Hands & Eyes services);
  • Available shift work, to cover 24/7 needs;
  • Install server cabinets and supervise the installation of electric outlets and cabling;
  • Participate actively in a continuous education program on the data center installations (generators, UPS, RPP, PDU, CRAC, DCIM, biometric security, etc.);
  • Perform daily visual inspections on major data center equipment;
  • Monitor and manage equipment alarms from the surveillance system (DCIM);
  • Update data center documentation (plans, instruction manuals and procedures);
  • Ensure customers are following appropriate rules and proceedings;
  • Perform data center daily and weekly maintenance of the technical areas (as needed);
  • Willingness to enhance existing knowledge/skills;
  • Must be available to work on a 12-hour night shift (6 pm to 6 am), 7 days per two weeks (4 days a week/3 days the other week, etc.);
  • Must be available to occasionally change working schedules, for a maximum of 4 weeks per year (day/evening/night/weekend), for replacements of co-workers.

Required skills:

  • Overall knowledge of Data Center and telecommunications environment (an asset);
  • Experience in network cabling (an asset);
  • Must be able to be multitasked in a fast-paced environment;
  • Customer focused attitude with some previous customer service experience;
  • Ability to work in a team;
  • Basic computer skills required;
  • Bilingual (French/English) required;
  • CEGEP or technical training required.

Company description

COLO-D is a world-class enterprise operating two major colocation centers and hosting critical IT infrastructure for prestigious domestic and international clients looking for cutting-edge data center solutions in Quebec. Its team of experts has a vast experience in data center design, operations and management.

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Data Center Technician (D2)

- 12-hour night work shift, Longueuil

  • Date: September 13, 2017
  • Place: Longueuil
  • Job type: Full time
  • Schedule: 12-hour night work shift
  • Years of relevant experience: 3-5
  • Minimum education: CEGEP or equivalent technical training required

Job summary

Are you looking for an exceptional career opportunity in a fast-moving datacenter environment unique in Quebec? COLO-D currently has openings for highly motivated individuals who are self-driven and multi-talented to join its team. You will have the possibility to progress rapidly within the company, benefiting from a mentoring approach based on a knowledge transfer and coaching from the management.

Requirements and responsibilities:

  • Assist in technical support for customers (Hands & Eyes services);
  • Available shift work, to cover 24/7 needs;
  • Install server cabinets and supervise the installation of electric outlets and cabling;
  • Participate actively in a continuous education program on the data center installations (generators, UPS, RPP, PDU, CRAC, DCIM, biometric security, etc.);
  • Perform daily visual inspections on major data center equipment;
  • Monitor and manage equipment alarms from the surveillance system (DCIM);
  • Update data center documentation (plans, instruction manuals and procedures);
  • Ensure customers are following appropriate rules and proceedings;
  • Perform data center daily and weekly maintenance of the technical areas (as needed);
  • Willingness to enhance existing knowledge/skills;
  • Must be available to work on a 12-hour night shift (6 pm to 6 am), 7 days per two weeks (4 days a week/3 days the other week, etc.);
  • Must be available to occasionally change working schedules, for a maximum of 4 weeks per year (day/evening/night/weekend), for replacements of co-workers.

Required skills:

  • Overall knowledge of Data Center and telecommunications environment (an asset);
  • Experience in network cabling (an asset);
  • Must be able to be multitasked in a fast-paced environment;
  • Customer focused attitude with some previous customer service experience;
  • Ability to work in a team;
  • Basic computer skills required;
  • Bilingual (French/English) required;
  • CEGEP or technical training required.

Company description

COLO-D is a world-class enterprise operating two major colocation centers and hosting critical IT infrastructure for prestigious domestic and international clients looking for cutting-edge data center solutions in Quebec. Its team of experts has a vast experience in data center design, operations and management.

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