Construction Project Coordinator (Entry Level)

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Job title: Construction Project Coordinator (Entry Level)

Company: Turner Construction

Job description: Division: Canada – VancouverProject Location(s): Vancouver, BC V5K 0A1 CANMinimum Years Experience:
Travel Involved:
Job Type: Regular
Job Classification: Entry
Job Family: Construction
Compensation: Salaried Non-ExemptAbout the Company:Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company and is a leading builder in diverse market segments. The company has earned recognition for undertaking large and complex projects, fostering innovation, embracing emerging technologies, and making a difference for their clients, employees and community. With a staff of over 10,000 employees, the company completes $15 billion of construction on 1,500 projects each year. Turner offers clients the accessibility and support of a local firm with the stability and resources of a multi-national organization.Our vision is to be the highest value provider of global construction services and technical expertise. We plan and deliver building projects of all types and sizes-schools and hospitals, stadiums and museums, airports, data centers, offices and more-throughout North America and in 30 countries around the world.Our reputation for integrity, working safely, delivering complex and challenging projects, and driving innovation to bring our whole industry forward has been earned over many years.Position Description:New Graduate Project Coordinator positions are available in Turner’s Vancouver Business Unit with a start date from May – December 2024. The Project Coordinator is assigned to Project Operations team in business unit office or jobsite to assist in obtaining, evaluating, and coordinating project engineering information needed to construct project.Essential Duties & Key Responsibilities:

  • · Uphold safety protocols and requirements throughout project.
  • · Work with project staff to incorporate safety preplanning into all phases.
  • · Participate and support planning and scheduling with lean processes or Last Planner System® (LPS).
  • · Attend Preconstruction activities including design reviews, tendering, bid levelling and reviews, award meetings and project launch.
  • · Serve as liaison with Architects, Trades, Consultants, Suppliers, Inspectors and other Project Staff and Owner Representatives in resolving issues related to plans and specifications.
  • · Participate in Preconstruction meetings and submittal review meetings.
  • · Manage submittals and shop drawings, read contract drawings and subcontract information/submittals to assess to ensure drawings and specifications properly relate to job estimate and for conformance to contract specifications, and resolve conflicts in interpretation or escalate as appropriate.
  • · Assist in submission of pricing for Change Orders and manage change orders. Prepare independent analysis, obtain and check estimates for subcontractor changes, and obtain approval from Architect and Owner. Resolve any conflicts, and document issues and changes related to contracts, plans, and drawing specifications.
  • · Assist in conducting Quality Control (QC) inspections to ensure installations are per contract documents and in accordance with approved shop drawings.
  • · Manage Require on Job (ROJ) Dates with Project Schedule and associated lead times.
  • · Review conflicts and submit RFI accordingly with proposed solutions, audit responses, and distribute to required parties.
  • · Participate in project budget reviews and clearly understand project estimate.
  • · Assist in closeout process. Prepare final records for project such as Requests for Information (RFI’s), closeout records, warranties, As-Builts, Operations and Maintenance manuals (O&Ms), attic stock, spare parts, and evaluate information to ensure compliance with contract documents.
  • · Prepare Scope of Work (SOW) and Additional Provisions (AP-1) documents for trade partner subcontracts.
  • · Manage Project Constraints Log and develop reports, such as Submittal, Change Order and Quality Control logs.
  • · Other activities, duties, and responsibilities as assigned.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:The following descriptions are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works at construction work sites where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, and outside weather conditions. The employee frequently views a computer monitor, is required to sit, handle objects, tools, or control, and reach with hands, talk, and hear.Qualifications:

  • · Bachelor’s Degree with formal engineering or architectural training or equivalent building construction experience, required.
  • · Internship/Co-op experience in construction, highly desired.
  • · Basic understanding of scheduling programs, preferred.
  • · Basic understanding ability to interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and project schedule.
  • · Familiar with lean methodology.
  • · Must have good interpersonal skills with desire to expand construction knowledge and learning.
  • · Professional verbal and written communication skills.
  • · Proficient computer skills and Microsoft suite of applications.

Rewards and Compensation:Our team is committed to mentoring our employees as they start their journey in the construction industry. We firmly believe that through our guidance and support, it helps shape the future of our team members. With focus on both academic excellence and practical skills, our team ensures that every employee not only learns the fundamentals of the construction industry but also develops the confidence and capabilities needed to excel in this dynamic field. Through personalized mentoring and hands-on experience, we pave the way for our employees to become the next generation of skilled professionals in the construction industry.The base salary range for this role may be $65,000 to $75,000, depending on experience and fit. Besides a competitive base compensation, we offer a thorough benefits program including End of Year Premium Pay, health and dental coverage, RRSP matching, Summer Fridays, access to a gym, referral bonus, regular social events, soft and hard skill training opportunities, and much more!OpportunitiesCommunity & Citizenship Committee: Come join our C&C Committee to get involved in facilitating and coordinating various community-oriented initiatives and projects that align with the company’s values and objectives. This committee brings Turner and the community together by fostering positive relationships and creating a sense of social responsibility among employees.Social Committee: Opportunity to get involved with social committee that focuses on organizing and managing social and recreational activities for employees. This committee plays a significant role in enhancing the workplace environment and improves overall employee morale. It creates a positive and engaging workplace atmosphere.Growth and Development: Turner provides constant support to their employees by using tools to review employees’ capabilities, accomplishments, and progress. These are in place to ensure all team members have constant check-ins, feedback sessions and goals settings to ensure they are performing at their best and get the support needed to grow professionally.How to ApplyWe are always looking for talented people who fit our positive culture and are passionate about what they do. If you feel Turner is for you, here is how to apply:

  • · Click on “Apply Now”
  • · Add your cover letter, resume, dates of when you are available
  • · Connect with one of our Turner team members through LinkedIn.

Thank you for your interest in Turner. Due to the high volume of applicants, we can only respond to shortlisted; however, we will keep your information on file for future opportunities.Turner is an Equal Opportunity Employer -minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Expected salary: $65000 – 75000 per year

Location: Vancouver, BC

Job date: Sun, 19 May 2024 02:02:30 GMT

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