PROJECT COORDINATOR/JUNIOR PROJECT MANAGER

Water and Sewer, Heavy Civil

Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is found

Job Description:

Working out of Peace River, AB and reporting to the General Manager, the Project Coordinator/Jr. Project Manager will be responsible for assisting our Project Managers in organizing our ongoing projects related to water and sewer, deep servicing and civil
works.


Responsibilities:

  • Assist with project estimating, quantity take-offs, site visits and vendor pricing.

  • Sourcing and engaging reliable subcontractors, suppliers and vendors.

  • Negotiating with suppliers and vendors to secure advantageous terms.

  • Assist with purchase orders and organizing and confirming delivery of goods and
    services.

  • Assist with maintaining and monitoring project plans, project schedules, work
    hours, budgets, progress estimates, productivity tracking, expenditures, project
    resources and materials.

  • Assist in creating and issuing tender packages and subcontracts and supervising
    their progress.

  • Attending, and participating in stakeholder meetings.

  • Documenting and following up on important actions and decisions from meetings.

  • Providing administrative support as needed.

  • Undertaking project tasks as required.

  • Developing project strategies.

  • Ensuring projects adhere to frameworks and all documentation is maintained
    appropriately for each project.

  • Ensure stakeholder views are managed towards the best solution.

  • Chair and facilitate meetings where appropriate and distribute minutes to all
    project team members.

  • Assisting with overall project closeout, including document archival, maintenance
    and warranty manuals, deficiencies, and warranty work.

  • Coordinate and manage hourly project work and prepare invoicing.

  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications: 

  • Post-secondary education in engineering, construction management or a related field.

  • 3–5 years of progressive construction experience with leadership and mentoring preferred.

  • Experience with water, sewer & storm systems pertaining to subdivisions, municipal infrastructure, rehabilitation work as well as new installations preferred.

  • Working understanding of construction equipment and techniques, drawings and specifications, project health, safety and environment and required standards as per discipline.

  • Intermediate knowledge of means and methods and construction sequences.

  • Ability to apply basic engineering/problem-solving principles to construction challenges.

  • Basic understanding of construction law and contract specifications.

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Proven flexibility and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Understanding of decision-making authority and ability to present sounds solutions.

  • Planning, organizational, and time management skills with the ability to multitask prioritize own work, and delegate simple tasks.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Ability to create a comprehensive schedule.

  • Ability to administer subcontracts and contract documents.

  • Ability to create and maintain effective stakeholder relationships.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Project and ability to learn new project management software and technology.

  • Water, sewer, municipal and civil estimating experience is an asset.

  • Ability to read and interpret contract documents, contract drawings and grades.

  • Survey experience is an asset.

  • Experience with other scopes of construction is an asset (earthworks, concrete, bridgework, structural, industrial, etc.).

  • Experience with HeavyBid or other bidding software is an asset.

  • Current Standard First Aid and relative safety tickets will be considered an asset.

  • Valid driver’s license and clean driver's abstract are required.

Working Conditions:

  • The position is located in Peace River, Alberta.

  • The Company may provide assistance with housing or relocation expenses.

  • This position is identified as safety-sensitive.

  • This position consists of a combination of office and fieldwork. Fieldwork
    involves diverse weather and ground conditions.

  • Some out of town, weekends and extended working hours will be required


Compensation:
This is a full-time position. We offer competitive wages, comprehensive benefits
package and a positive team environment.

 

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

 

GACL provides equal opportunity in employment and encourages applications from all qualified persons. We thank every applicant for their interest. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls, please.

Applicants must submit a resume along with proof of qualifications to careers@gacltd.ca.

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OVER 50 YEARS EXPERIENCE

Since Glen Armstrong Construction Ltd. was created in 1967, it has generated mutual trust  between the companies we work for through the quality of our work. 

OUR SERVICES
  • General Contractors

  • Water & Sewer

  • Subdivision Servicing

  • Infrastructure Replacement & Rehabilitation

  • Regional Water Systems

  • Bridge Building 

  • Plant Site Preparation 

  • Equipment Rentals 

  • Lease Building

  • Pipeline Excavation 

  • Oilfield Construction

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