Project Coordinator
Western Canada, Western Canada, Canada
1d ago

Organization Overview Aecon Construction Group Inc. is Canada’s largest, publicly traded construction and infrastructure Development Company.

Aecon and its subsidiaries provide services to private and public sector clients throughout Canada and on a selected basis internationally.

Divisional Overview Aecon Infrastructure brings together state-of-the-art technology, the most recent advances in process, and an experienced team dedicated to the work we perform, ranging from road building to institutional and commercial construction.

Built on innovation, we constantly challenge ourselves to meet the demands of existing markets, and anticipate how to serve emerging ones.

Business Unit Overview Aecon’s Major Projects West division is a leader in large, complex, heavy civil infrastructure construction projects nearly a century of experience.

Our capabilities encompass a full range of heavy civil construction from highways and toll routes, tunnels, bridges, transit systems and hydroelectric power projects.

Division Civil West Business Unit Major Projects West Location-East or West West City Western Canada Title Project Coordinator Position Overview Reporting to the Project Manager, Superintendent or designate, the Project Coordinator plays an essential role in project execution.

This dynamic role is focused on assisting project management in developing and maintaining schedules, managing labour, customer relations, engineering, contract management, project controls, change management, etc.

Civil West - Major Projects is growing and is currently working on securing a number of high profile projects in Western Canada.

We are looking to fill several current and future openings across Western Canada. The ideal candidate must be willing to be mobile to travel to the project site(s). Key Responsibilities

  • Plans and implements an engineering and construction program, including defining the project plan, activities, milestones, and labour requirements
  • Develops and maintains the project schedule and budget - controls spending
  • Reads and understands the project contract
  • Provides status report of project milestones and adjustment to schedules
  • Identifies changes to the project schedule and its impacts (e.g. contract impact)
  • Identifies project labour requirements and coordinates labour with appropriate trades and subcontractors
  • Coordinates preparation and delivery of project deliverables (e.g. design documents, as built drawings, etc.)
  • Reviews project design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer contract requirements and related specifications
  • Coordinates activities relating to technical developments, scheduling and resolving engineering design and test problems
  • Evaluates and recommends design changes, specifications and drawing releases
  • Interfaces with customers to provide project status reports and ensure customer needs are met
  • Provides status and progress reports to customer, project team, and management
  • Forecast and tracks change orders and scope changes
  • Assists and monitors safety programs and statistics as required
  • Writes and reviews purchase specifications and subcontract documents
  • Active involvement in quality assurance with regards to understating and implementing policies and procedures
  • Provides estimating and project management back-up as required
  • Performs such other duties and responsibilities as assigned by his / her supervisor / manager
  • Develop and write reports, business correspondence
  • Required Knowledge & Skills

  • Post-secondary school education in Civil Engineering or Construction Management disciplines; or acceptable combination of education and previous experience
  • A minimum of 1-3 years working as a Project Coordinator or equivalent role, ideally in project engineering or heavy construction environment (co-
  • op placement experience will be considered)

  • Proficient in software related to construction industry as required (e.g. Primavera Scheduling software, AutoCAD, SAP etc.)
  • Excellent Computer skills including proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Mobility is essential, must be willing to travel to where projects are located and work a flexible work schedule (locations across Canada, often remote)
  • Employment Status Permanent Contract Start Date 4 / 30 / 2018 Compensation & Benefits Overview Aecon offers the opportunity to work on challenging, high profile projects and provides competitive compensation and benefits.

    Equity Statement Aecon is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility Aecon accommodates. Upon request, Aecon accommodates candidates with disabilities throughout the hiring process.

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