ABOUT THIS CAREER OPPORTUNITY

Black & McDonald’s Western Utility team is growing! If you are an independent, enthusiastic, and driven professional searching for an opportunity to build a solid foundation for your career, this position is for you. The Project Coordinator is located in Calgary and typically reports directly to the Project Manager.

Project Coordinators assist with overall project performance and status from start to finish and in accordance with schedule, specifications and budget. They manage cost, schedule, safety, and quality, and keep the Project Manager well-informed of progress, discrepancies, questions, and any impacts on project plan and schedule.

  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with all stakeholders including Black & McDonald team members, clients, consultants, joint venture partners, trades, subcontractors, vendors, suppliers, and the community, while keeping them informed of relevant information
  • Assist in planning and preparing schedules and milestones, and monitor progress against established timelines
  • Comply and ensure work is performed in compliance with applicable HSE legislation and company policies and procedures, contract requirements, and Black & McDonald policies and procedures
  • Maintain departmental and network databases as required to ensure records are kept current and accurate.
  • Participate in document control, archive project activities, deliverables, tools and findings for use in future projects.
  • Assist the project team to ensure project objectives, schedule, budget, cash flow, policies, procedures, and performance standards are met in accordance with company policy and contract specifications
  • Coordinate with the project team to plan and prepare construction schedules and milestones and execute project(s) on time, within budget, and in accordance with corporate policy
  • Assist in preparing contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with clients, suppliers, and subcontractors
  • Assists in budget analysis, cost and margin projections, estimate project changes and impacts
  • Track, interpret, analyze, and report on project data

COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS

  • Communicates Effectively
  • Customer Focus
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable
  • Problem Solving and Innovation

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Degree or Diploma in

  • Estimating
  • Project Management
  • Construction Engineering Technology
  • Construction Management
  • Civil Engineering

The following certifications/designations are considered an asset

  • PMP designation
  • Gold Seal Certification
  • Construction safety certifications
  • MBA

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • A 1-3 years of Project Coordination experience in the Utilities/Construction industry

SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Intermediate knowledge and understanding of:

  • Contract management
  • Construction scheduling, planning, and execution
  • Blue print reading
  • Project structural design interpretation
  • Financial statements – read and comprehend
  • Established [division] practices, procedures and techniques
  • Applicable local and provincial labour codes
  • Managing / leading union and nonunion staff
  • Business operations processes
  • Organization and time management

Proficient user of:

  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Project)
  • JD Edwards or an Oracle-based ERP system
  • Bid2Win
  • Accubid
  • Primavera
  • DSI platform