Project Coordinator - Road Construction

Location: Peace River, Alberta, Canada
Date Posted: 09-14-2017
E Construction Ltd. is one of Western Canada’s largest paving contractors, with over 500 employees helping us provide our products and services throughout Alberta and the Northwest Territories. Our equipment fleet and shops are among the most modern in our business. We take pride in our employees and place a high-value on establishing a workplace where people are challenged and respected every day.
 
We are currently seeking a PROJECT COORDINATOR to work in Peace River, Alberta. Reporting to the Area Manager, this position is responsible for communications and requests from the owner and/or consultant, subcontractors, Project Managers and Superintendents. The Project Coordinator monitors and communicates compliance and non-compliance of quality control measure for field processes to ensure workmanship quality and records are kept for projects.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES 
 
  • Responsible for project file set up and activity cost coding, preparation and distribution of job packages to facilitate field operations, maintain safety and other project documentation in file.
  • Monitor sub-contractors for compliance, including review and enforcement of sub-contractor checklist (current utility locates, PPE, etc.) and report any violations to the Manager.
  • Responsible for supporting and leading all aspects of the company safety program and regulations. This includes completing formal safety inspections and reports as required.
  • Ensure sub-contractor performing their scope of work to design standards and specifications.
  • Maintain up-to-date utility locates to ensure site is ready for company personnel (ensure Subs have their own).
  • Acts as a company representative at all site meetings and as a point of contact for field level questions regarding a project.
  • Responsible for collection and confirmation of field quantities for month end progress submissions.
  • Collect and record valuable information regarding the execution of a project and issues during construction.
  • Responsible for weekly collection of project costing updates.
  • Project estimating responsibilities as required including maintaining tendered and negotiated changes.
  • Maintain an accurate project budget with regard to change orders.
  • Maintain up-to-date short term work schedules of the active projects he/she is involved in.
  • Must ensure a solid understanding of, and comply with the principles of the company’s Code of Ethics.
  • Must examine situations in light of the principles of the Code of Ethics.
  • Perform duties safely around mobile equipment and have a high sense of safety awareness while performing work.
  • Other related duties as required.
 
REQUIREMENTS/EXPERIENCE 
 
  • Minimum 2 – 3 year Technical Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology from a recognized post-secondary institution, or equivalent.
  • Class 5 Drivers License.            
  • 2 or more years’ experience in civil construction, preferably in Operations or Quality Control.
  • Effective leadership skills, with a strong focus on operations and business processes.
  • Must comply with Drug and Alcohol, and Fitness testing requirements.
  • Availability to work both out-of-town and remote locations.
  • Ability to work overtime hours as required.
 
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU? 
 
We are pleased to offer the successful candidate an attractive wage, comprehensive benefits, including a pension plan, educational assistance, excellent opportunities for professional growth, and more.
 
We thank all candidate for their interest in this position, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.  
We additionally thank recruitment agencies for your interest, however we will not be requiring your services at this time. 
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