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Project Coordinator
Black & McDonald Limited - Winnipeg, Manitoba
Posted:4/11/2017
Job Description

People:  Our Strength, Our Future

A career at Black & McDonald will grant you the opportunity to contribute to our culture of continuous improvement, help reinforce our values and shape our contribution to community, and drive our continued success. Our vision is to be the best company to work for; the best company for safety, quality and value; the best company for customer service; and the best company for technical expertise.

Position Summary

The Project Coordinator will assist with the overall administrative direction for one large or several smaller construction projects. They will plan, in conjunction with the Project Manager, the execution of projects in accordance with Corporate Policy. The Project Coordinator will assist with the overall performance, including the management of costs, schedule and project status while maintaining excellent relations with the employees, subcontractors, consultants and our clients.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conduct job cost setup
  • Prepare subcontracts for job setup
  • Assist in the purchase of supplies and materials
  • Prepare and maintain timesheets for field staff
  • Complete document control (e.g. RFI and shop drawing submittals)
  • Generate cost reports through job tracking
  • Evaluate labour productivity

    Competency Requirements
  • Knowledge of construction industry
  • Basic Blue print reading
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Effective planning, scheduling, and organization
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
Desired Skills & Experience

‚ÄčEducation & Skill Requirements

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite applications
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills are required
  • 2-3 years' experience in the construction industry with utility projects
  • College diploma in construction engineering technology construction project management
  • Experience in the utilities (electrical/civil/communications) is an asset

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, US and Bermuda. ‚ÄčThe company has over 5,500 employees working out of a network of more than 26 offices.

Black & McDonald approaches accessibility from an inclusive perspective, and will provide reasonable accommodation upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Additional Information
Job Type: Full Time
Job Experience: Entry-level Professional
Job ID: 2017412626