York Region Construction Services Coordinator Full Time in Newmarket, ON

York Region

Branch Newmarket ON CA

Construction Services Coordinator
Newmarket, ON

Reporting to the Project Manager, Housing Services, is responsible for co-ordinating technical services capital, preventative maintenance and related projects…

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Position Purpose

Reporting to the Project Manager, Housing Services, is responsible for co-ordinating technical services capital, preventative maintenance and related projects within residential properties; supporting the tendering process within Housing York Inc. to minimize disruptions to building operations and the residents; co-ordinating contractor’s capital works projects; maintaining computerized data base including analysis of data and preparation of summary reports regarding the status of various housing projects; and reviewing and processing progress payments and invoices.

Successful completion of a Community College Diploma in Business Studies or Social Sciences or related field or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Minimum three (3) years’ experience in a computerized office environment involving administrative financial and database management responsibilities related to maintenance, construction and contract administration and familiarity with building operations.
• Comprehensive knowledge of general office practices including general contract administration procedures and project management processes.
• Functional knowledge of database products and ability to develop database applications to capture data and information related to capital works and new construction projects.
• Knowledge of accounting principles and practices to process accounts payable.
• Basic knowledge of related legislation, policies, procurement and legal procedures related to tendering process, residential tenancies and building construction and maintenance, particularly in a social housing environment.
• Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self-management and accountability, and flexibility/adaptability.
• Mathematical and analytical skills to verify and process invoices, calculate bid securities, holdbacks and discounts and/or investigate and resolve discrepancies.
• Good writing skills and attention to detail for the preparation of tender documents, correspondence, contracts, reports and business briefing notes.
• Good interpersonal skills to respond to tenant concerns and coordinate schedules with contractors.
• Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications with proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation applications.
• Ability to travel to offsite locations in a timely and efficient manner, as required.
• Ability to work outside regular business hours, as required.
Scheduled Hours


Scheduled Shifts

0830 – 1630

How to Apply

Please apply on-line by November 14, 2016, quoting competition #19768. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


$28.63 – $31.13 per hour. This is a Union position.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Newmarket, ON, CA
Posted on: 2016-11-01
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