Entry Level – Project Coordinator (Co-op – 4 months) in Toronto, ON

Aecon Group Inc.

Branch Toronto ON CA

Entry Level – Project Coordinator (Co-op – 4 months)
Toronto, ON

layout and field engineering activities Research and… in a College or University Program – Civil Engineering, Construction Management Knowledge of assigned…

Division/Business Unit: Infrastructure/Buildings Ontario

Term: 4 months co-op opportunity starting May 2015

Location : HQ – Toronto, ON
Aecon Group Inc. is Canada’s largest, publicly traded construction and infrastructure development company. Aecon and its subsidiaries provide services to private and public sector clients throughout Canada and on a selected basis internationally. Aecon is pleased to be recognized as one of the Best Employers in Canada. WHY WORK AT AECON
Our People and Culture
Ask an Aecon employee and most will say the work we do coast to coast, here and abroad, can easily be summarized as challenging, dynamic, fast-paced and exciting.
Total Rewards
It seems only fitting that a rewarding career at Aecon would offer the additional advantage of an Aecon Total Rewards package.
Employer of Choice
Aecon is pleased to have been named one of the Best Employers in Canada for seven consecutive years.
Rewards & Recognition
At Aecon, our goal is to create a ‘best-in-class’ work environment that promotes our Vision, Mission and Core Values. Aecon’s employee recognition awards support these goals by providing an opportunity to formally recognize people who make outstanding contributions to our company….and to the communities in which we operate.
Talent Management
Through a broad range of internal initiatives, Aecon actively supports the development of our human capital – you! POSITION OVERVIEW
Reporting to the Project Manager (Or other Aecon Designate), the Project Coordinator will provide administrative support to the Project Team.
This is a 4 months co-op opportunity reporting to our headquarters in Toronto, ON and is starting in May 2015. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Maintain excellent relationships with owner, architect, consultants, subcontractors & public
Implement and Enforce Aecon’s corporate health & safety program
Adhere to Aecon’s Site Policy & Procedures Manual and Environmental Policies
Be an ambassador of the company both internally and externally
Ensure compliance with Aecon union obligations
Utilize Aecon or the Client’s project management system (eg. Prolog) to complete all project administration
Update project schedules as directed by project manager and superintendent
Log, review and process all shop drawings
Log, process and issue all site instructions and change notices
Issue contracts and purchase orders as directed by the project manager
Assist project manager in providing monthly PSR (Performance Status Reports) regarding cost forecast, schedule and cash flows
Work with accounting department to ensure project accounting is accurate and timely
Assist project manager in monthly progress application process
Primary responsibility is in all facets of project close-out, including archiving of documents, maintenance and warranty manuals, deficiencies, warranty work and coordinating the return of “as built” drawings from sub-trades
Participate in basic layout and field engineering activities
Research and resolve drawing interpretation problems, conflicts, interferences and errors
Present design discrepancies to design consultants for resolution, prepare documentation, field design change requests, etc., as required
Maintain lines and levels – verify as built conditions
Prepare punch lists describing work items to be done, sketches of work already completed, material requirement calculations, etc
Coordinate and designate work to subcontractors
Assist in securing new work by participating in proposals and presentations
Participate in tender closings
Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction
Currently enrolled in a College or University Program – Civil Engineering, Construction Management
Knowledge of assigned discipline, estimating techniques and cost control
Capable of reading and understanding construction drawings and documents
Computer literate – working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
Broad knowledge of scheduling and general requirements of construction projects
Strong communication skills – oral and written
Self motivated
Ability to work accurately under pressure
Ability to work with others as a team
Organization and strong time management skills
Multitask oriented
Results oriented
Analytical skills
Strong attention to detail
Adaptability to respond to change
We will be attending a variety of Career Fairs this upcoming season and encourage all interested students to visit us at our booth and submit an application at the corresponding event.
Please visit our Campus Events page at http://www.aecon.com/Careers/Campus_Events for all of our upcoming campus events and dates!

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2014-09-13
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