Coordinator, Construction Services

Defence Construction Canada - Courcelette, QC (30+ days ago)

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The Coordinator, Construction Services, manages and administers medium-complexity construction, professional services and service contracts during construction to ensure compliance 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 duties and responsibilities listed below are representative but not all-inclusive:


Manage and administer contracts to ensure compliance 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 contract-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 risks


Manage contract financials
Coordinate consultant construction review and third-party testing
Ensure health and safety, industrial security and environmental compliance
Support and/or lead business development activities
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 four years’ relevant experience, or the equivalent
Preferred: certification in applicable field (e.g. Certified Engineering Technologist)


Use applicable computer software and operating systems
Interpret drawings and specifications
Apply project, contract and risk management techniques to construction and consultant contracts


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