Date:  Nov 25, 2021

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Civil East

Position Title:  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
Reporting to the Project/Construction Manager, Superintendent or appointed designate, the Project Coordinator plays an essential role in project execution for projects across Ontario. This dynamic role is focused on assisting project management in developing and maintaining schedules, managing labour, customer relations, engineering, contract management, project controls, change management, etc. This role will require overnight travel to various projects in the GTA from Monday to Friday.


Key Responsibilities

  • Plans and implements an engineering and construction program, including defining the project plan, activities, milestones, and labour requirements.
  • Develops and maintains the project schedule and budget - controls spending.
  • Reads and understands the project contract.
  • Provides status report of project milestones and adjustment to schedules.
  • Identifies changes to the project schedule and its impacts (e.g. contract impact).
  • Identifies project labour requirements and coordinates labour with appropriate trades and subcontractors.
  • Coordinates preparation and delivery of project deliverables (e.g. design documents, as built drawings, etc.).
  • Reviews project design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer contract requirements and related specifications.
  • Coordinates activities relating to technical developments, scheduling, and resolving engineering design and test problems.
  • Evaluates and recommends design changes, specifications and drawing releases.
  • Interfaces with customers to provide project status reports and ensure customer needs are met.
  • Provides status and progress reports to customer, project team, and management.
  • Forecast and tracks change orders and scope changes.
  • Assists and monitors safety programs and statistics as required.
  • Writes and reviews purchase specifications and subcontract documents.
  • Active involvement in quality assurance with regards to understating and implementing policies and procedures.
  • Provides estimating and project management back-up as required.
  • Develop and write reports, business correspondence.
  • Performs such other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor/manager.


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Post-secondary school education in Civil Engineering or Construction Management disciplines; or acceptable combination of education and previous experience.
  • A minimum of 2 years working as a Project Coordinator or equivalent role, ideally in project engineering or heavy construction environment (co-op placement experience will be considered).
  • Proficient in software related to construction industry as required (e.g. Primavera Scheduling software, AutoCAD, SAP, etc.).
  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Mobility is essential, must be willing to travel to where projects are located and work a flexible work schedule (locations across Ontario, often remote).


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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