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  • Project Coordinator

    Job Locations CA-BC-Coquitlam
    Requisition ID
    2018-5851
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Project Management
    Product Line
    Canada - Asphalt, Paving & Construction (A,P,C)
    Travel
    5%
  • Why work for Lafarge?

    Lafarge in Canada is proud to provide construction solutions in the infrastructure market in Western Canada. Lafarge is fast becoming one of the largest construction companies in Western Canada in the construction of infrastructure projects.  We utilize our tremendous resources with high performance products from our cement, aggregates, ready-mix concrete, asphalt, and concrete products divisions.  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 https://www.lafarge.ca/en/careers.

     

    Overview

    The Project Coordinator is an integral part of our site Project Management team in organizing our ongoing projects.  This involves monitoring project plans, schedules, document control, and organizing and participating in stakeholder meetings, and ensuring that project deadlines are met in a timely manner.  Liaising with owners and stakeholders to find solutions.

     

    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 design compliance, revenue capture, cost control and safety compliance.   

     

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

    Responsibilities

    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

    Project Coordination: 

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

    • Document control. Fulfilling, maintaining, facilitating, and following up on all RFI and transmittal processes.
    • Creating, maintaining and monitoring project plans and project schedules.
    • Organizing, attending and participating in stakeholder meetings.
    • Documenting and following up on important actions and decisions from meetings.
    • Preparing necessary presentation materials for meetings.
    • Providing administrative support as needed.
    • Undertaking project tasks as required.
    • Developing project strategies.
    • Ensuring projects adhere to frameworks and all documentation is maintained appropriately for each project.
    • Assess project risks and issues and provide solutions where applicable.
    • Ensure stakeholder views are managed towards the best solution.
    • Chair and facilitate meetings where appropriate and distribute minutes to all project team members.
    • 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

    Dimensions:

    • Relationships: Interacting with project managers, superintendents, foremen, owner, engineers, subcontractors, and other sub trades

    Qualifications

    Education: 

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

    Experience and Skill Set:  

    • Good project coordination experience
    • Great problem solving and analytical skills
    • Strong communication and great organization skills
    • Good knowledge of 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 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

    Competencies:  

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

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    Why work for us?

     

    Working for Lafarge offers a wide variety of career opportunities that utilize your abilities and skills to contribute to a better world. In addition to local and global developmental opportunities, we provide employees with competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits plan, a health & wellness program with financial incentives, an extensive global e-learning platform and much more!  More information can be found at:

    www.lafarge.ca

    We thank you for your interest.  Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Lafarge is committed to the principles of employment equity and encourages the applications from women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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