Project Coordinator

Bird Construction - Richmond, BC (9 months ago)

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Bird Construction is a leading general contractor in Canada with a long history of service that has offices from
coast to coast. Bird’s clients include leading firms in the commercial, institutional, retail, multi-tenant residential,
industrial, mining, water and wastewater, energy and civil sectors. Today, Bird is a publicly traded corporation
with employees forming a significant shareholder group. This enhances the degree to which employees at all
levels commit to their clients. A hands-on approach to the business has given Bird an edge in being able to
make decisions quickly and to adapt to the requirements of their clients.

As a member of the project team, the Project Coordinator will work closely with Project Managers and Site Superintendents to ensure project plan administration supports the execution of field operations. We currently have an immediate need for 2 to 4 Project Coordinators who possess 3 to 5 years' related experience.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Assists with preparation and execution of overall work plan and schedule.
Organizes and maintains project site files and documents; manages electronic document database and/or file sharing site.
Maintains up-to-date, accurate documents for the project including drawings, plans, submittals, document logs, purchase orders, etc.
Reviews subcontractor/supplier progress applications and payment certificates
Liaises with architects, consulting engineers, subcontractors and suppliers regarding contract and change notices, design revisions, RFIs, RFQ, etc.
Prepares and participates in meetings with project team, architects, consultants and subcontractors.
Prepares and distributes accurate and detailed meeting minutes in a timely manner
Assists with providing final document turnover to client at completion of project
Coordinate deficiencies in a timely manner.
Maintains project awareness in order to keep Project Manager and others informed about status and potential project issues.
Provide other technical office support as required by project team.

Completed post-secondary degree or diploma in construction-related discipline.
Minimum 3 years of experience in a project support role, preferably with an ICI General Contractor or subcontractor.
Experience working on commercial and/or institutional projects from start to finish.
Works effectively in a team environment.
Ability to read and interpret contract specifications, drawings and other construction documents.
Excellent computer skills and proficiency with MS Office including MS Project; experience with SharePoint is a plus.
Strong organizational and time management skills in order to prioritize work load and stay on top of things as the project demands increase.
Client service and customer focus in order to establish and maintain effective relationships with customers.
Self-motivated with strong willingness and ability to learn and be challenged.