Project Coordinator

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Canada - Asphalt, Paving & Construction (A,P,C)

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Lafarge in Canada is proud to provide construction solutions in the buildings, infrastructure and industrial segments. These solutions are built with high performance products from our cement, aggregates, ready-mix concrete, asphalt and road construction, and concrete products divisions.  From the use of alternative materials and recycling to renewable energy, Lafarge's focus is to develop innovative products that can contribute toward sustainably constructed building solutions.  Lafarge takes personal growth and development to heart, and provides resources for our employees to take control of their own careers. Through our commitment to communities, to the health and safety of our employees and their families, or through the many volunteer hours of our employees, Lafarge demonstrates our care for people. If you want to work in an environment that values hard work, entrepreneurship, and collaborative teamwork, Lafarge is for you.   Building Better Cities is what we do. Come Build a Better Career with us!  More information can be found at .


The Project Coordinator is the key lead to ensure compliance to all project documentation needs and to ensure project process controls are in place to allow for revenue capture, complete cost control and safety compliance.   


The Project Coordinator is integral in maintaining the capability of the GVA operations organization to increase construction revenue and capability.  This includes actively participating in building a culture of agility, collaboration, and empowerment (ACE) enabling continuous improvement.


This job description pertains to the following functions in the business unit:

  • Paving
  • Milling
  • Grading
  • Curb and Gutter


Health and Safety:  

  • Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environment areas
  • See Something, Do Something! Ensures safe working conditions in site
  • Undertake scheduled job observations or contractor inspections in accordance with communicated schedules


Project Coordination (~80%)


The scope of coordination tasks for individual jobs will include, where appropriate, the following:

  • Create job specific safety orientations if required
  • Creating and updating schedules
  • TMPs, LCRs, Noise Variances, Notices
  • Completion of QC plan, environmental plan, safety plan and hydrant permits
  • Completing BC One Calls
  • Track and ensure all revenue is being accounted daily
  • Track and ensure all extra work is preapproved and CO are in place daily
  • Process daily field paperwork
  • Quantity take offs and site verifications
  • Creating As built drawings
  • Assist in correspondence with owner or general contractor
  • Assist in expediting invoicing and receiving progresses from owner
  • Identify any sub-contractors that are restricted (Red/Amber) in Avetta and work with Operations/Contract Admin to rectify the restriction


Business Process Coordination (~30%)


The Project Coordinator will be responsible for taking the lead in the daily activities associated with:


  1. Fleet GPS
  • Setting up GPS
  • Monitor driver metrics and haul data, comparing estimates to actual
  • Monitoring the GPS system to enable management by exception principles


  1. Unit Price/Quantity Verification
  • Works with customers prior to billing to ensure alignment of volumes and measures
  • Ensures accurate information is passed to JCAs for invoicing


  1. Operational Excellence Projects
  • Works on specialized projects as defined by the Operations Manager


Site visits are performed on a regular basis to document the progress and quality of construction activities.


  • Relationships: Interacting with project managers, superintendents, foremen, owner, engineers, general contractor, subcontractors, and other sub trades
  • Subcontractors – works with the Contract Administrator to ensure contracts are established, purchase orders created and contractor safety management compliance




  • Degree in Engineering, Diploma from Technical Institute in Engineering, or
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.SC) in Civil Engineering


Experience and Skill Set:  

  • Good project coordination experience
  • Great problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong communication and great organization skills
  • Good knowledge of Paving, Asphalt and Construction industry
  • Capable of multi-tasking and managing priorities
  • High capacity of working under pressure and stress
  • Ability to effectively present information in writing, and respond to questions from a group of managers, clients, customers and the general public
  • Ability to calculate figures, amounts, such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area circumference and volume
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
  • Computer proficient in word processing and spreadsheet applications



  • Listening
  • Composure
  • Approachability
  • Organizing
  • Patience
  • Perseverance





Pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing and a criminal record check may be required.

As the world leader in the building materials industry, LafargeHolcim Ltd and its subsidiaries have the assets necessary to meet the building and design challenges of today’s increasing urbanization.  Globally, LafargeHolcim has 115,000 employees, a well-balanced local presence in 90 countries and combined net sales of CHF 33 billion (EUR 27 billion) in 2014. With the most innovative cement, concrete, and aggregates solutions, strong R&D and a commitment to health, safety, and sustainability, LafargeHolcim has the building solutions to meet customers’ needs, from the individual homebuilder to the largest and most complex project.  We are committed to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure while contributing to a higher quality of life.  We are positioned to deliver on this commitment.


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