Coordinator, Construction Services

Defence Construction Canada - Comox Valley, BC (29 days ago)

Apply Now


The Coordinator, Construction Services, manages and administers moderate- to high-complexity construction, professional services and service contracts during construction to ensure work done under them complies with contract requirements. The incumbent engages in daily discussions and negotiations with contractors, consultants and the Client-Partners about quality of work, interpretation of contract documents, scope changes, progress claim reviews and other issues. The incumbent addresses contract management risks within delegated authority, complies with service line requirements and integrates activities with site teams and other service lines. The incumbent may also lead and manage the human resources responsibilities for a team.


  • Manage and administer contracts to ensure work done under them complies with contractual requirements and quality specifications
  • Coordinate and solve day-to-day contractual problems
  • Monitor and control schedules
  • Liaise with Client-Partner representatives (e.g. on project-related problems and risks, negotiate and issue change orders)
  • Maintain site activity records (e.g. photos, activity reports)
  • Liaise with other service lines and site teams, as required
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships within DCC, and with industry, the Client-Partners and/or stakeholders
  • Ensure quality standards are met, in line with corporate and Client-Partner expectations
  • Manage contract risk
  • May perform human resources functions (e.g. coach, supervise, mentor, plan and allocate resources, and manage performance)


  • Manage contract financials
  • Coordinate consultant construction review and third-party quality assurance testing
  • Ensure health and safety, industrial security and environmental compliance
  • Other duties as assigned

General and Specific Knowledge

  • Best practices, methods, trends and legislation in construction
  • Construction, products and materials
  • Project, contract and risk management principles
  • Health and safety management

Formal Education and/or Certification(s) and Experience

  • Minimum: college diploma in engineering, applied science or related field with six years’ relevant experience, or the equivalent
  • Preferred: certification in applicable field (e.g. Certified Engineering Technologist)


  • Use applicable computer software and operating systems
  • Apply project, contract and risk management techniques to construction and consultant contracts
  • Interpret drawings and specifications
  • Demonstrate leadership and human resources management skills

Development and Leadership

  • May be accountable and responsible for direct reports
  • Provide functional direction and advice to other employees and to Client-Partners

Working Conditions

  • Typical construction site environment; incumbent is required to wear basic safety equipment
  • Some work may be in a typical office environment with occasional travel

This position is a 36 month contract. For additional details and to apply please visit our website:

Job Type: Temporary

Salary: $77,005.00 to $100,108.00 /year