Scarborough, ON

BUILD YOUR CAREER AT BLACK & MCDONALD

With a solid foundation, anything is possible. Building something from nothing is in your blood, and it’s in ours too. It’s why we choose to do meaningful work that transforms the world we live in. Like you, we can’t wait to get our hands on exciting, diverse projects that make a difference in our communities. We’re constantly growing (it’s kind of our thing) and we depend on every member of our talented teams to get us even further. You can depend on steady, long-term access to high-quality projects across Canada, the U.S. and beyond. At Black & McDonald, we strive to provide our people with endless opportunities to learn, grow and leave their mark on an exciting industry.

ABOUT THIS CAREER OPPORTUNITY

Black & McDonald’s Southern Ontario 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 North York 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Maintain departmental and network databases as required to ensure records are kept current and accurate.
  • Track, interpret, analyze, and report on project data
  • Participate in document control, archive project activities, deliverables, tools and findings for use in future projects.
  • Time Sheet data collection – Notes
  • Change order tracking / issuance's
  • Issuing PO’s to subtrades
  • Issuing POs’s for materials
  • Minutes of meetings
  • Updating schedules
  • Monitoring various bid websites (merx/biddingo/bids and tenders)
  • Tracking RFI’s
  • Tracking Transmittal's
  • Assisting in project estimation and reporting

COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS

  • Change Orientation
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Continuous Learning
  • Customer Focus
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable
  • Problem Solving and Innovation
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Values and Respects Others
  • Coaches and Develops
  • Maximizes Business Performance and Team Effectiveness
  • Strategic Perspective


EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Degree or Diploma in

  • Project Management
  • Construction Engineering Technology
  • Construction Management


WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • 3-5 years of Project Coordination experience in Utilities industry
  • Experience coordinating Field Services projects


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

Advanced user of:

  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Project)
  • JD Edwards or an Oracle-based ERP system
  • Willing and able to travel
  • License requirements: G