Bird Construction Company is one of Canada’s leading General Contractors and is recognized for its strong commitment to the growth and prosperity of both our clients and our people.
Bird Construction Company was founded as a small partnership in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan in 1920. Today, we are a highly respected company, operating across Canada.
As a member of our project team, you will help to plan, organize and direct the activities on site of the construction project under the direction of a Project Superintendent.
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to :
Assist with preparation and execution of overall work plan and schedule
Organize and maintain project site files and documents; manage electronic document database and / or file sharing site
Maintain up-to-date, accurate documents for the project including drawings, plans, submittals, document logs, purchase orders, etc.
Review subcontractor / supplier progress applications and payment certificates
Liaise with architects, consulting engineers, subcontractors and supplier regarding contract and change notices, design revisions, RFIs, RFQ, etc.
Prepare and participate in meetings with project team, architects, consultants and subcontractors
Prepare and distribute accurate and detailed meeting minutes in a timely manner
Assist with providing final document turnover to client at completion of project
Coordinate deficiencies in a timely manner
Maintain project awareness in order to keep Project Manager and others informed about status and potential project issues
Provide other technical office support as required by project team
Engineering background or relevant technical education (EIT, P.Eng or CET) or equivalent field experience
Demonstrate experience in a project support role, preferably with an ICI General Contractor
Work effectively in a team environment
Ability to read and interpret contract specifications, drawings and other construction documents
Excellent computer skills and experience with MS Office including MS Project; experience with SharePoint would be considered an asset
Client service and customer focused in order to establish and maintain effective relationships with customers
Strong organizational and time management skills in order to prioritize work load
Self-motivated with strong willingness and ability to learn and be challenged
Local market construction experience and must be willing to travel within Manitoba, with the possibility of temporary relocation
We thank all applicants for their interest in working at Bird Construction; however, only those identified for further consideration will be contacted.