Reporting to the General Manager, the candidate will support the needs of the business planning, organizing and coordinating construction projects to ensure they are completed on time and in budget. The candidate must be organized; motivated; comfortable dealing with vendors, clients, consultants and site superintendents; and have a minimum of 3 years experience as a Junior Project Coordinator.
Investigate and resolve discrepancies/issues
Provide weekly updates on construction progress to General Manager
Attend site meeting
Oversee the construction project from start to finish
Prepare documents for submission to City/Region
Prepare work plans and make revisions when needs arise
Perform a key role in project planning, budgeting, bringing about optimal use of resources and labour; materials and equipment; and ensuring their procurement at most cost-effective terms
Communicates effectively with the contractors responsible for completing various phases of the project.
Development of effective communications and mechanisms for resolving conflicts among the various participants.
Liaises with contractors to obtain estimations, pricing, product specifications, warranties and other correspondence
Develops guidelines for Site Supervisors
Project accounting functions including managing the budget, tracking of team expenses and minimizing exposure and risk in the project.
Reviews and processes invoices and progress claims
Updates trade lists
Maintain strict adherence to the budgetary guidelines, quality and safety standards.
Identify the elements of project design and construction likely to give rise to disputes and claims.
Tracks overall project schedule and ensures that projects are completed on time
Ensure project documents are complete.
Diploma or Degree in Project Management
Minimum of 3 years of experience in the role of Junior Project Coordinator
Understanding of the Ontario Building Code and Ministry of Labour requirements
Understanding of engineering and architectural design processes
Valid Driver's Licence and own vehicle
Good working knowledge of general software such as Excel, Word and MS Project
Experience with Jonas Construction Software would be an asset
Ability to work in a very fast-paced and demanding environment
Knowledge of construction project management
Confident and personable
Ability to provide simultaneous support for needs across multiple projects in various phases
Able to instigate action for sub-trades, vendors and suppliers
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Exceptional organizational skills
Can confidently and accurately communicate the task at hand
Proficient in producing Gantt chart construction project schedules
Must be able to work extended hours, including weekends when required
We offer a competitive wage and benefits.
Only applicants with a strong background in construction will be considered.
Thank you to all who apply, but only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
E Squared Developments Corp. is a prominent builder in the Waterloo Region. Our business is continuing to grow and we are currently people to join our team.
Please email all applications to firstname.lastname@example.org