Senior Project Coordinator

British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) - Burnaby, BC (30+ days ago)

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BCIT’s Facilities and Campus Development department is currently seeking a regular, full-time Senior Project Coordinator. As part of the project services team, this position supports BCIT’s capital project initiatives. The position is responsible for implementation of all aspects of project delivery, adhering to schedule, budget, and other organizational requirements.

Duties & Responsibilities

Responsible for the management, coordination, and implementation of multiple projects across all BCIT campuses.
Establishes and analyzes customer requirements and develops project plans, scope of work, budget, and schedule.
Facilitates, directs, and instructs consultants in the preparation of projects within the established Institute standards and guidelines, municipal codes, WorkSafeBC regulations and other applicable government regulations to ensure that all requirements and financial commitments are met.
Collaborates and reviews with the Facilities and Campus Development department the reports, specifications and drawings of current and proposed projects.
In consultation with a Project Manager, acquires, reviews and awards external service contracts.
Designs and prepares tender documents and construction contract drawings and specifications.
Arranges for risk assessments and/or hazardous material sampling at project initiation to advise occupants, consultants and contractors of potential risks.
Oversees project costs, authorizes payment for completed work, and prepares change orders to scope, complete and prepare reports and cost analyses.
Administers contracts, maintains project schedule, reports and monitors construction progress and continuously update the stakeholders.
Communicates with individuals from a variety of departments within BCIT and external contractors, including working with difficult or upset customers, describing problems and explaining complex projects to ensure stakeholder buy-in.
Collaborates with and recommends a course of action on project activities with customer group, utilities, and governmental agencies; ensures the work schedule has minimum disruption to other Institute activities.
Executes project closeout including arranging for final clean up, testing and commissioning, final inspection and approvals, and ensuring timely correction of deficiencies. Compiles operation and maintenance (O&M) manuals and as-built drawings.
Participates in Records Custodian training and remains current with record keeping practices, policies and procedures (both BCIT and FOIPOP).


Diploma of Technology (Architectural, Building, Engineering Technology), or Certificate of Recognition National Council of Interior Designers Qualification, plus two additional years’ training in a related Facilities Management certification program or equivalent.
Two years’ general experience, plus four years’ direct experience in developing and administering projects and plans.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Demonstrated knowledge of codes and industry standards.
Ability to manage projects, including ability to lead a team of professionals, contractors and internal clients.
Intermediate to advanced experience using a variety of software packages such as AutoCAD, Archibus, Microsoft Office and related databases.
Superb written and oral communication.
Must be a team player with a customer service focus.
Must be able to work to and within tight deadlines and approved project budgets.
Strong conceptual thinking and problem solving skills.
Excellent organization, coordination, and follow-up skills.

Additional Information

Being a part of BC’s Top 100 Employers, and a member of the CCDI.
A generous Total Compensation package which includes extended health and dental benefits and a superb pension plan.
Access to Professional Development Funds and opportunities for career development.
Increase your knowledge with Tuition waivers for BCIT courses.
Enjoy subsidized parking and discounted access to our fitness facilities (including classes like Yoga and Zumba).
Additional Wellness and Employee Assistance programs.

Salary Range Salary grade 10 - $60,067 - $65,177
Additional Salary Information

External hires are initially placed at the minimum of the salary range with progression to the maximum. Salary prorated based on percentage and term of appointment.

Posting Category Administration
School/Service Area Administrative Services-Facilities
Campus Location Burnaby campus
Bargaining Unit BCGEU Support Staff
Job Status Regular
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Start Date 06/14/2021
Anticipated End Date
Competition Number 21B665
Competition Open Date 05/15/2021
Competition Close Date 06/04/2021
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