Co-op Project Coordinator - Richmond, BC

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North America Construction (1993) Ltd., - NAC Constructors Ltd. (NAC) is Canada’s leading multi-trade builder and provides true Master Builder services to the civil, municipal and energy biofuel marketplaces. The depth of our resources is evident in the variety of projects we construct. From water filtration to wastewater treatment; dams to ethanol; we build it all…and more! The contagious energy and excitement within NAC creates a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities for individuals to achieve their goals.

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Co-op Project Coordinator - Richmond, BC

NAC is currently seeking a fall Co-op Student 'Project Coordinator', local to our IONA Island Dewatering Facility project in Richmond, BC.
Location: 
Richmond, BC

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Project Manager, you will provide project coordination services to the project management team and Head Office departments on a regular basis.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Effectively interact with other key NAC jobsite personnel working in a team environment
  • Document Control
  • Assist in planning and scheduling
  • Review contract drawings and specification
  • Coordinate the contractor’s review of shop drawings and submittals to ensure compliance with contractual requirements
  • Liaise with design firms to assist in the coordination of constructability, questions (RFI process) and the coordination of additional work
  • Assist with project cost budgets and maintain programs to meet projected forecasts
  • Procurement of construction materials, equipment and tools in concurrence with head office support departments
  • Coordination and instruction of all subcontractors under the direction of the Project Manager and/or Superintendent
  • Participate in become knowledgeable with NAC'S Health & Safety policies and procedures, as per the roles and responsibilities within the HSE Manual.

The successful Candidate Will Possess:

  • Currently enrolled in a Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering technical program (registered co-op program)
  • Available for a 4 month co-op placement or longer
  • Some construction experience is preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft software such as Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, organizational and problem solving skills
  • The ability to work with minimum supervision
  • The ability to travel with NAC in Canada may provide future employment opportunities 

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