Date:  Jan 11, 2021

Saskatoon, SK, CA

Operating Sector:  Civil West

Project Coordinator

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

Safe.Trusted.Respected.Aecon Civil is a market leader with a self-perform competitive advantage and core local strength in key markets. We’re proud of our work helping to expand and improve Canada’s infrastructure and transportation networks, and we’re ready to build the future of our country. With over a century of experience, and the ability to offer diverse, comprehensive services, Aecon is a preferred contractor for our clients. This includes numerous public entities and Public-Private Partnerships in Canada and abroad.


Reporting to the Saskatchewan Construction Manager or designate, the Project Coordinator plays an essential role in project execution. This dynamic role is focused on working within the project management team in developing and maintaining schedules, managing labour, equipment, subcontractors, materials, customer relations, engineering, contract management, project controls, change management, budgets, etc.


Key Responsibilities

  • Along with the Project Manager, produce Daily Construction Report for Construction Manager approval & submission.
  • Work with the Project Manager, create project Purchase Order requisitions for approval, ensure accuracy and timely submittal.
  • Work alongside Project Manager to review monthly quantities for approval by Consultant/Owner for contract progress estimates and reconcile subcontractor & materials progress estimates.
  • Develop an understanding of budgets, cost reports & revenue forecasts at the project level.
  • Instructs Aecon employees, vendors, foremen, trades, superintendents, subcontractors. Influences and gains buy-in to new ideas and solutions. Chairs meetings and leads discussions with defined outcomes.
  • Coordinates regulatory compliance activities. Provides project management status updates to clients. Fields queries from external stakeholders and coordinates responses.  
  • Develop and maintain a project schedule as required by the Construction Manager.
  • Lead by example ensuring Aecon’s corporate health and safety program and quality control plans are adhered to.
  • Prepare work schedules and coordinate project staff.
  • Complete and submit a Traffic Accommodation Strategy and Environmental Construction Operating Plan for approval.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by his/her Supervisor.


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Civil Engineering Degree or Diploma / or equivalent training and experience.

  • 3 to 5 years of combined civil construction experience in a project execution role.

  • Familiar with road construction projects in Saskatchewan market.

  • Experience with asphalt paving, bridges, and underground.

  • Capable of reading and understanding construction drawings and documents.

  • Strong communication skills - oral and written.

  • Strong time management and task prioritization skills.

  • Self-motivated with good organizational skills.

  • Adaptable to work a flexible work schedule when required.

  • Ability to work with others as a team with a positive attitude.

  • Ability to work away from home for extended periods.

  • Position requires travel throughout Alberta/Saskatchewan.

  • Valid driver's license.


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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