Mechanical Coordinator/Planner

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Mechanical Coordinator/Planner

NAC is currently seeking a Mechanical Coordinator/Planner to join our Operations team at the NAC Head Office in Morriston, ON. Reporting to the Trade Operation Manager, the Mechanical Coordinator/Planner is responsible for taking completed estimates, and transitioning them into a work breakdown structure that is clear and concise, for execution by site operation teams.
21 Queen St, Morriston, ON

Job Description:

  • Prepare work breakdown documentation that will include planned costs, scheduling, equipment details, materials, special tools, externals services along with applicable contract documentation (drawings/specifications).
  • Document and assist in the development of equipment control logs for required components based on estimates and project specifications/P&ID’s.
  • Ensure work breakdown documentation clearly highlights compliance to all relevant policies and procedures along with applicable codes and specifications.
  • Review and maintain project constraint logs to ensure required documentation and materials are meeting required schedule timelines. Communicate with Project/Trade Superintendents when dates are not being met.
  • Act as a liaison between estimating and operations to ensure estimates include the required information and backup to clearly convey/document scope to site teams.
  • Assist in the development of maintenance programs, ensuring they are implemented as soon as the project starts.
  • Ensure work breakdown documentation clearly highlights compliance to all relevant policies and procedures along with applicable codes and specifications
  • Interface the baseline schedule with the work breakdown structure and resource load it with estimated budget hours.
  • Work with trade superintendents to ensure that work breakdown structure (cost codes) accurately captures expected work productivity rates. Ensure deviations from the estimate are properly documented and communicated to project/operation managers.
  • Identify engineering requirements laid out in contract documents and act as link between engineering department and site team.
  • Act as the initial point of contract for purchasing department when setting up contracts with vendors and subcontractors. Ensure that the contracts match the required scope requirements
  • Analyze productivity, trends and forecasts against estimates and make recommendations to site teams. Track productivity data trends to provide clear feedback to estimating teams for future tenders.
  • Establish and assure adherence to production cost targets, schedules, work plans and performance targets.
  • Maintain, improve and optimize work breakdown plans, strategies and procedures by utilizing continuous improvement initiatives and techniques. Use feedback loops to improve systems for optimization and cost reduction.
  • Assist in the creation of ITP documentation for utilization of site teams.
  • Generate RFI’s when drawings or specifications are identified as unclear. Give feedback to estimating when applicable so that common specification language that may be unclear can be address during the tender process.


  • Post-secondary degree in mechanical/electrical/structural engineering (with 0-2 years of experience) or 2 years+ experience as a mechanical estimator or a valid trade specific Journeyperson Certificate, Interprovincial Red Seal Journeyperson Certificate or equivalent experience.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel.
  • Proficiency with Access & Power BI is an asset.
  • Proficiency of Procore, Jonas, Primavera P6, Excel and Bluebeam is an asset
  • Requires strong organizational and time management skills and close attention to detail.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills and be able to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization.
  • Must be highly collaborative and able to work in a team-based environment. Must have strong analytical skills and proven ability to effectively research and summarize information in an effective manner and make recommendations based upon analysis.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of NAC’s Health, Safety, and Environmental policies and procedures as per the roles and responsibilities within the HSE Manual.
  • Thorough and comprehensive understanding of project documents, scope and estimates. Document potential opportunities or risks.

Working Conditions:

  • Salaried Non-Union Position
  • 90% office, 10% field – may involve occasional site visitation.

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.