Date:  Oct 12, 2021

Pitt Meadows, BC, CA Saanich, BC, CA Kelowna, BC, CA

Operating Sector:  Utilities

Position Title:  Project Coordinator, Telecommunications

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. We simply do it better. We are Ontario’s premier utility contractor and are ready to become Canada’s #1 utility construction provider. 


Reporting to the Manager, Operations, the Project Coordinator will be responsible for providing coordination and support to various aspects of operations to ensure the efficient and profitable execution of the installation of underground utility infrastructure. 


Key Responsibilities    

  • Responsible for project tracking tools, including tracking of design and construction schedules and estimates.
  • Provide support to Engineering Design for client update meetings and project management including tracking and reporting on various aspects of the telecommunications program.
  • Assist in the coordination, preparation and submission of as-built drawings and design drawings. 
  • Monitor progress and assist in the provision of job cost reports to management on active projects. 
  • Provide Management with data and project analysis. 
  • Track productivity, costs and progress on projects.
  • Maintain files and correspondence on active and completed projects. 
  • Provide support for meeting packages and reports preparation; track and follow up on actions. 
  • Participate in development of requirements for project management tools and processes.
  • Liaise with clients, contractors and internal departments.
  • Conduct regular field inspections regarding the quality and safety of work completed. 
  • Assists the Operations Manager in the overall planning and scheduling to ensure that the project is constructed in a timely and cost-effective manner. 
  • Maintains communications with owners, leadership and crews. 
  • Responsible for implementing and monitoring of the Company’s Safety and Environment Policies and QC and QA Plans. 
  • Facilitates a safe work culture, ensuring team members and sub-contractors apply the standards for safe working conditions.


Required Knowledge and Experience  

  • Prior experience in a similar role within the utility engineering/construction industry 
  • Experience in telecommunication design 
  • Advance computer skills with a variety of software including MS Office
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to maintain attention to detail in a fast paced environment 
  • Sef-motivated, ability to learn new skills and adapt.
  • Demonstrated effective decision-making skills while under limited supervision. 
  • Understanding of current best-practice project management techniques. 
  • Excellent safety and attendance record and previously demonstrated strong safety awareness. 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Proven people and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate with a diverse group of individuals 
  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, C.E.T. or equivalent an asset 
  • Experience with MS Project or P6,MS Access, and Auto CAD or Microstation software would be a strong asset 


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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