Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Civil East

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
Under the general supervision of the General Manager, the Project Coordinator provides support in the team investigation of contact issues, contractual disputes, technical risks and opportunities, preparation of claim documents for various projects ranging from airports, bridges, sewers and water mains, heavy civil works, and other. The path of the Project Coordinator is to grow and learn within the supporting departments of the business (Estimating, Scheduling, etc.) to help build their knowledge in preparation to a role on a project. These projects are in various locations, mainly in Ontario and the successful candidate must be available to work away from home and for the duration of the project. 


Key Responsibilitiles
• Read, interpret and understand contract drawings, specifications, and maintains conformance with same during work processes. 
• Data analysis (either for claims, ongoing projects or estimating) 
• Provide technical assistance to Estimators including analysis of tender drawings and preparation of quantity takeoffs from first principles for work Aecon self performs.
• Assist in the initial planning and scheduling of construction projects through preparation of Primavera critical path schedules including major work items. 
• Interpret and understand Ontario Provincial Standard Specifications (OPSS) and all relevant Special Provisions for each tendered project. 
• Provide technical assistance to Engineers and use engineering principles to complete technical designs in conformance with OPSS and CSA requirements and AutoCAD drafting of: road/track protection schemes, sheet-piles, cofferdams, temporary supporting structures, formwork and falsework, and other applications as required. 
• Assists in planning, scheduling and executing construction activities including supervision of crews and equipment. 
• Provides input to work schedules and to updated production schedules. 
• Ensures project team is in compliance with QC and its adherence to contract requirements. 
• Prepares correspondence with owner and consultants for Superintendent’s signature. 
• Maintains plans, specifications, cost and materials estimates, subcontracts and reports and ensures latest issues are distributed as required. 
• Provides technical assistance to project teams. 
• Other duties as assigned. 


Required Knowledge and Experience
• Post-secondary education in Civil Engineering or relevant program. 
• Strong computer skills, using MS Office, Primavera and AutoCad. 
• Experience in construction preferred.
• Organization and strong time management skills. 
• Ability to work accurately under pressure. 
• Strong communication skills - oral and written. 
• Adaptability to respond to change. 
• Must possess a valid driver’s license, have access to a vehicle. 
• Ability to work long hours per day from time to time. 



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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