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Project Coordinator
Black & McDonald Limited - Pickering, ON
Posted:9/12/2017
Job Description

Summary of Position:

The Project Coordinator is an integral member of the project team responsible for delivering modification projects of varying size and complexity. The Project Coordinator is responsible for planning, organizing, directing and controlling project activities from start to finish according to schedule, specifications and budget, and dealing with project changes under the direction of a Project Manager (PM) & Project Director.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist the Project Manager in the drafting and issuance of project budget, cash flow and preliminary schedule.
  • Prepare project organization and communication charts.
  • Chair project meetings and distribute minutes to all project team members
  • Track the progress and quality of work being performed by design disciplines/trades
  • Use project scheduling and control tools to monitor projects plans, work hours, budgets and expenditures
  • Prepare progress reports and issue progress schedules to clients.
  • Review work/contracts/WIP for areas of risk and correct deficiencies.
  • Effectively and accurately communicate relevant project information to the client and project team
  • Ensure clients' needs are met in a timely and cost effective manner
  • Maintain Contract Execution Tracking Log
  • Track & manage contemplated change notices and change orders in the database
  • Prepare substantial completion certificates and ensure all required project close- out documents are obtained
  • Communicate ideas for improving company processes with a positive and constructive attitude
  • Keep the Project Manager (PM) and others informed about project status and issues that may impact client relations
Desired Skills & Experience

Education & Skill Requirements

  • Degree or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering or Project/Construction Management
  • 3-5 years of experience in a similar role or junior Project Manager role
  • Proficient in MS Project and/or Primavera and the MS Office Suite of products
  • Effective communication skills including verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team based environment
  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • A Client Security Clearance will be required
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. ​The 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: 2017913287