Project Coordinator - Head Office

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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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Project Coordinator - Head Office

NAC is currently seeking a Project Coordinator to join our Operations team, initially based at our head office in Morriston, ON. Future travel is required, based on our numerous projects throughout Canada (NAC provides furnished accommodations at our project sites). New graduates are encouraged to apply!
Location: 
21 Queen St., Morriston, ON N0B 2C0

Summary:

Reporting to the Project Manager, the Project Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination and details of the project’s contract management, documentation, and reporting, making this role vital to the project management team.  Effective project coordination ensures that information is timely and clear and the progression of the construction work is uninterrupted.

Job Description:

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of NAC’s Health, Safety, and Environmental policies and procedures as per the roles and responsibilities within the HSE Manual.
  • Serve as the key point of contact for suppliers, sub-contractors, and purchasing department for the coordination of external goods and services.
  • Prepare job status reports and other reports as required for reporting to senior management.
  • Complete mobilization and demobilization of site offices, furnishing, utilities, communications, etc.
  • Knowledge and understanding of planning and scheduling tools such as CPM schedule computer software and Planning Aid reports. Maintain accurate and up-to-date project schedules through a good understanding of the project scope and building strategies. Apply basic understanding of building sequencing in the creation and maintenance of the CPM schedule.
  • Maintain labour monitoring system.
  • 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 on site using the defined corporate procedures and policies. Follow-up to ensure proper deliver of goods and services.
  • Responsible for the preparation, tracking, control and distribution of all Contract documents and drawings.
  • Ensure the timely pricing and processing of CRX changes / Change Orders including distribution of information to the Project Team.
  • Provide the administrative support to the Trade Superintendents in the procurement and tracking requirements of tools and equipment in accordance with project requirements and Equipment Department policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the project close out including in-house detailed deficiency/incomplete work list and timely completion and sign off of each item.
  • Obtain field experience for career growth by assisting trade superintendents and project management in the project field.

Requirements

  • Construction related formal education program (eg. Construction Management, Civil, Mechanical or Electrical engineering disciplines) or an equivalent combination of technical training & experience
  • Experience working in the construction industry
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft software such as, Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Proficient in construction contract drawing and specification interpretation
  • Experience with construction law and contract review and administration
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Work effectively in a team environment and under high pressure
  • High level of initiative, grit and keen interest in technical problem solving
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Willing to travel in future with NAC to various projects within Canada
  • Valid WHMIS and Health and Safety Awareness Training for workers/supervisors certificates are required

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