Date:  Feb 18, 2021

Gloucester, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Utilities

Project Coordinator, Co-Op

At Aecon, we’re building the future and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We're always looking for exceptional talent to work on our exciting and ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on being the #1 Canadian Infrastructure Company and the first choice employer in our industry.



Position Overview 
Faster.Smarter.Safer. This is how Aecon Utilities is committed to delivering projects.  Aecon Utilities is ready to become Canada’s #1 utility construction provider and we’re looking for a Project Coordinator Student to help us get there!


Reporting to the Manager, Operations, the Project Coordinator, Co-op will be responsible to support co-ordination and support of underground utilities projects.  Also, coordinating related contract administration, procurement, and invoicing functions for awarded projects.


Note, this is an 8-month Co-op position located in Ottawa, ON starting in May 2021.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Provide Management with data and project analysis.
  • Track productivity, costs, and progress on projects.
  • Perform quantity take-off from construction drawings as required.
  • Liaise with and inform Utilities on project schedule.
  • Monitor progress and assist in the provision of job cost reports to management on active projects.
  • Provide data and input for month-end reconciliation.
  • Maintain files and correspondence on active and completed projects.
  • Provide technical support to field staff.
  • Assist in the coordination, preparation and submission of as-built drawings and design drawings.
  • Assist in the preparation, review, maintenance and approval of Engineering drawings and related documents. 
  • Gather field information and assist in the preparation of project bill of materials.
  • Assist in the preparation of detailed construction and design estimates.
  • Liaise with clients, contractors, and internal departments.
  • Other administrative duties as required.
  • Repetitive movement (data entry).
  • Able to perform in a fast-paced environment.
  • Prolonged sedentary positioning. 
  • Travel to site locations will be required.


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Second- or third-year student from the Civil Engineering/ Technologist / Construction Management programs.
  • Experience in the construction industry is a strong asset.
  • Experience in the utility industry is a strong asset.
  • Capable of reading and understanding construction drawings and documents.
  • Sound computer skills – MS Excel / Lotus, MS Word, MS Project.
  • Strong communication skills – oral and written.
  • Self-motivated with good organizational skills.
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure.
  • Adaptable to flexible work schedule when required to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work with others as a team.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation.
  • Willing to travel in as required.


Aecon has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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