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Project Coordinator
Black & McDonald Limited - Vancouver, BC
Posted:7/4/2017
Job Description

Reporting to the Division Manager, the Project Coordinator will assist with overall project performance, including the management of costs, schedule, qualities, and overall project status, while maintaining excellent relationships with trades, subcontractors, and clients.  They will keep the Project Manager/Division Manager informed of questions, progress, discrepancies in project process, and any other issues which would impact the plan and schedule.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist the Project Managers and Division Manager to execute mechanical projects in accordance with Corporate Policy and Construction Business Processes.
  • Comply and assist with managing the implementation of company and legislated Health and Safety Programs, including Tool Box meetings, safety procedures and compliance to PPE.
  • 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 in JDE
  • 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
  • Subcontractor coordination
  • Solicit and submit shop drawings between vendors and owners for approval
  • Assist in the preparation of Operation and Maintenance Manuals
  • Maintain document control as per division standard
  • Material and equipment purchasing for secured jobs
  • Travel to various sites or clients to undertake the above
  • Complete one safety inspection per week
  • Coordinate tools and equipment
  • Coordinate and manage small projects when applicable

Competency Requirements

  • Change Orientation  
  • Communicates Effectively  
  • Continuous Learning
  • Customer Focus
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable  
  • Problem Solving and Innovation  
  • Teamwork and Collaboration  
  • Values and Respects Others
Desired Skills & Experience
  • A university degree in engineering or a college diploma in construction technology and/or equivalent experience as a tradesperson
  • Several years of experience in the commercial construction industry, including experience as a supervisor, field superintendant or estimator may be beneficial
  • Knowledge of Computer Estimating Programs is an asset
  • Microsoft Office Suite is an asset
  • JDE experience 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: Professional
Job ID: 201775377