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Project Coordinator
Black & McDonald Limited - Otttawa
Posted:3/9/2014
Job Description
  • Assist the Project Manager to ensure project objectives, policies, procedures, and performance standards are in accordance with company policy and contract specifications are met
  • Assist in planning and preparing construction schedules and milestones, and monitor progress against established timelines
  • Assist in preparing contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with clients, suppliers, and subcontractors
  • Assists in budget analysis, cost and margin projections, estimate project changes and impacts
  • Assist in developing and implementing quality control programs
  • Build and maintain customer and supplier/vendor relationships
  • Prepare progress reports and issue progress schedules to clients
  • Trade and subcontractor coordination
  • Document control
  • Purchase supplies and materials as required to complete project
  • Ensure site is operating in accordance to health, safety and environmental standards
  • The successful candidate may be required to perform other duties as assigned

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Certified Engineering Technologist Diploma
  • 2-3 years' experience in the construction industry as a Junior Project Coordinator complete with electrical engineering skills
  • Valid "G" Class Driver's License
  • Knowledge of construction equipment and techniques, drawings and specifications and building material
  • Motivated with the ability to work with strict timelines in a fast paced team environment
  • Knowledge of programs such as Microsoft Projects, as well as proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Excellent communication, planning and organizational skills
  • Dispute resolution and negotiation skills
  • Planning and scheduling skills
  • Understanding of project forecasting and projections
Company Description
In 1921, William J. McDonald and William R. Black formed Black & McDonald Limited, a partnership to engage in residential wiring. Throughout the years, Black & McDonald has remained a family-owned business with an uncompromising commitment to the founder's principles of delivery as promised and fairness to all. The company has followed a planned course of diversification and expansion, combining growth and financial stability with ongoing investment in our people, and a willingness to pioneer new business opportunities and directions. Black & McDonald is an integrated, multi-trade contractor providing electrical, mechanical, utility and maintenance services to government, industrial, commercial and institutional markets. Currently, Black & McDonald operates across Canada and the United States. ​The company has over 3,000 employees working out of a network of more than 20 offices.
Additional Information
Job Type: Full Time
Job Experience: Entry level
Job ID: 2014310450