Project Coordinator

Aecon Group - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Reporting to the Assistant Project Manager (Or other Aecon Designate), the Project Coordinator will provide administrative support to the Project Team. Key Responsibilities

Maintain professional relationships with owner, partners, consultants, subcontractors & public.
Reads and understands the project contract.
Forecast and tracks change orders and scope changes.
Be an ambassador of the company both internally and externally.
Utilize Aecon or the Client’s project management system for project administration.
Update project schedules as directed by project manager and superintendent.
Issue contracts and purchase orders as directed by the project manager.
Provides status report of project milestones and adjustment to schedules.
Coordinates activities relating to technical developments, scheduling and resolving engineering design and test problems.
Assists and monitors safety programs and statistics as required.
Work with accounting department to ensure project accounting is accurate and timely.
Assist project manager in monthly progress application process.
Interfaces with customers to provide project status reports and ensure customer needs are met.
Provides status and progress reports to customer, project team, and management.
Primary responsibility for all facets of project close-out, including archiving of documents, maintenance and warranty manuals, deficiencies, warranty work and coordinating the return of “as built” drawings from sub-trades.
Reviews project design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer contract requirements and related specifications.
Participate in basic layout and field engineering activities, including as built information collection.
Provides estimating and project management back-up as required.
Prepare and maintain punch lists describing work items to be done.
Coordinate subcontractor work.
Active involvement in quality assurance with regards to understating and implementing policies and procedures
Writes and reviews purchase specifications and subcontract documents.
Additional duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge & Skills

Post-secondary education in Civil Engineering or Construction Management disciplines; or acceptable combination of education and previous experience
Minimum of 1-3 years working as a Project Coordinator or equivalent role, ideally in project engineering, Urban Transit or heavy construction environment (co-op placement experience will be considered)
Proficient in software related to construction industry as required (e.g. Primavera Scheduling software, AutoCAD, SAP, etc.)
Excellent computer skills including proficiency in MS office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
Mobility is essential, must be willing to travel to where projects are located and work a flexible work schedule.