Project Coordinator (2 Positions)

Government of Alberta - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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The Capital Projects Division is looking for two detailed oriented, highly motivated and independent individuals to perform various Project Coordinator functions within their team. The positions will be working with a group that is committed to growing and developing the skills of all its members while delivering construction infrastructure projects in a fast-paced environment.

Health Facilities Branch South - one position:
The Health Facilities Branch is responsible for assisting in the delivery and implementation of health facilities across Alberta. The Project Coordinator is a key member of the project team and may support the delivery of projects in Southern Alberta depending on preference, fit, and project need.

The Project Coordinator will be responsible for assisting in the delivery and implementation of health facilities from design development through construction, building commissioning and turnover stages for assigned capital projects. The Project Coordinator provides a support function with the team's Project Manager and the client/user, consultants and the construction team. The Project Coordinator coordinates requirements within project constraints, obtaining maximum cooperation between client/user groups, support departments, external agencies, consultants and contractors. The Project Coordinator will participate and assist in all stages of project design, construction, and operational commissioning. The Project Coordinator is responsible for site reviews and the ability to identify issues with the constructability and quality of developments during the course of construction and during building commissioning and close-out activities.

Learning Facilities Branch - one position:
The Learning Facilities Branch is responsible for the delivery of government and school facilities throughout Alberta. The Project Coordinator is a key member of the project team and ensures that the assigned projects are delivered within scope, budget, time, and quality to the client's satisfaction.

The Project Coordinator will be responsible for assisting in the delivery and implementation of Learning Facilities from design development through construction, building commissioning and turnover stages for assigned capital projects. The Project Coordinator provides a liaison function between the team's Project Manager and the client/user, consultants and the construction team and coordinates requirements within project constraints, obtaining maximum cooperation between client/user groups, support departments, external agencies, consultants and contractors.

As a member of either team, the Project Coordinator will manage the control, distribution, processing and maintenance of all contract documents including plans, drawings, as-builds, change orders, detailed designs, etc. The Project Coordinator may work on multiple projects with multiple Project Managers, experienced organizational skills are required. The successful candidates will develop processes and systems to ensure documents are reviewed and processed quickly and documents meet ministry standards. These positions ensure that the assigned projects are delivered within scope, budget, time, and quality to the client's satisfaction.

Qualifications

A two-year technical diploma plus six years of related project coordination experience is required. Project experience in regards to the planning, design, construction and/or commissioning of facilities is required. A degree in Architecture Engineering, or Journeyman certification is considered an asset. PMP designation is considered an asset. Onsite experience with major capital projects or health facilities are also considered assets. A valid class 5 driver's license is required. Equivalencies will be considered.

Competencies

Competencies are behaviours that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process. The link below will assist you with understanding competencies: https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/psc-alberta-public-service-competency-model.pdf

Competencies for these positions:
Agility: remains calm and composed even in difficult or stressful situations. Is able to see the positive side to a difficult situation. Remains optimistic and perseveres in finding solutions

Drive for Results: identifies ways to exceed performance expectations. This may involve identifying potential efficiencies, different ways of working, or opportunities to contribute to the work of others.

Build Collaborative Environments: encourages or facilitates conflict resolution directly by initiating open and respectful discussion of issues.

Systems Thinking: considers the inter-relationships of all aspects of a project in order to meet ministry standards.

Salary

$2,595.71 to $3,408.45 bi-weekly ($67,748 - $88,960 annually)

Notes

This is a full-time temporary position, for 36.25 hours per week, with an anticipated duration of up to 3 years, with possibility of extension.

One position is located in the Infrastructure Project Management Office with the Health Facilities Branch. Staff members may be located at specific project sites across Calgary or southern Alberta, including project construction trailers. Travel may be required.

The other position is located at the John J. Bowlen Building, with the Learning Facilities, South Branch. Travel may be required.

Applicants are advised to provide a cover letter clearly indicating which Branch they are applying for and summarize information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.

What we offer:
  • Comprehensive benefits plan: http://www.psc.alberta.ca/Practitioners/DocList409.cfm
  • Pension plan: http://www.pspp.ca/
  • Health Spending Account: http://www.psc.alberta.ca/Practitioners/?file=benefits/healthspendingacct\overview&cf=2
  • Leadership and mentorship programs
  • Professional learning and development
  • Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
  • Accessible career consulting services
  • Recognition for prior service with the Government of Alberta
How to Apply

To apply online, users will be required to have an online account: https://www.alberta.ca/navigating-online-jobs-application.aspx

If you have difficulties applying on-line, please contact the Talent Acquisition Services Administrator below.

As only ONE file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in ONE file using the following suggested naming convention: Lastname,Firstname_JobIDXXXXXXX

Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements.

It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)
https://www.alberta.ca/iqas-overview.aspx
It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.

Tips for Applicants: https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-public-service-hiring-process.aspx

Closing Statement

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Thelma Finch, Talent Acquisition Services Administrator at email: Thelma.finch@gov.ab.ca.

If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check http://www.jobs.alberta.ca for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.