Co-op, Mechanical Coordinator Student, Morriston, ON

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Co-op, Mechanical Coordinator Student, Morriston, ON

NAC is currently seeking a Mechanical Coordinator Co-op Student (8 month placement, or longer). This position will be located at our Head Office in Morriston, ON. (South of Guelph)
21 Queen Street, Morriston ON, N0B 2C0


Reporting to the Project Manager, the successful candidate will interact with project site teams on a regular basis.  The ideal candidate will display strong knowledge mechanical processes and standards, purchasing and with a demonstrated proven ability to coordinate with suppliers and subcontractors.

Job Description: 

  • Effective interaction with other key NAC jobsite personnel working in a team environment.
  • Assist in preparing mechanical start-up packages.
  • Desire to understand and interpret the full scope of mechanical work on NAC's projects.
  • Review and familiarize yourself with mechanical contract drawings and specifications for the project.
  • Assist in ensuring project meets the mechanical technical compliance standards.
  • Eager to become knowledgeable in the mechanical standards and updates (MCC/TSSA/Quality)
  • Ensure the timely pricing and processing of CRX changes / Change Orders, including distribution of information to the project team. Desire to accurately quantify and adjust price changes in the work, understand the associated impact to project schedule and cost forecasts.
  • Work closely with the Purchasing Department to maintain an accurate and up-to-date Awards & Purchasing Log. Responsible for the purchasing of goods and services when required, using the defined corporate procedures and policies. Follow-up to ensure proper deliver of goods and services.
  • Assist in the preparation of sub-contract and Vendor award documents for required services – scope definition, contract documents; interface with sub-contract administration and service providers, as required.
  • Effectively and accurately communicate relevant mechanical information to the project teams.
  • Support the project teams with the creation of mechanical RFI’s and see the process through to completion.
  • Communicate ideas for improving company processes with a positive and constructive attitude.
  • Prepare job status reports and other reports as required for reporting to senior management.
  • Obtain field experience for career growth by assisting trade superintendents and project management in the project field.


  • Currently enrolled in a Mechanical Engineering program (registered co-op program)
  • 1 year experience in the construction industry is preferred
  • Ability to effectively communicate in a professional manor (verbal and written)
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft software such as, Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Work effectively in a team environment with minimal supervision
  • Strong multi-tasking skills
  • High level of initiative and keen interest in technical problem solving


NAC Offers:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Opportunities for career growth, development and advancement, including financial assistance
  • Comprehensive benefit plan (dental, vision, health, etc.)
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Excellent company matched pension plan
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plans
  • Additional time off between Christmas and New Year’s Day
  • Community involvement opportunities
  • Friendly working environment
  • Numerous team activities and various company events


NAC is committed to providing equal opportunities for all individuals to achieve their goals. If you feel that you need accommodations during the recruitment and selection process because of illness/disability, please contact Human Resources for further information.