Coordinator, Construction Services

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Job title: Coordinator, Construction Services

Company: Defence Construction Canada

Job description: **Pre-approved relocation costs will be reimbursed up to a maximum amount.****DCC employees working in Yellowknife are eligible for the applicable Isolated Post Allowance (IPA) established by the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat.**For employees with dependents, per year;

  • Environment Allowance: $3,640
  • Living Cost Differential: $8,471
  • Fuel and Utilities Differential: $7,375
  • Total Annual IPA: $19,486

For employees without dependents, per year;

  • Environment Allowance: $2,184
  • Living Cost Differential: $5,082
  • Fuel and Utilities Differential: $4,425
  • Total Annual IPA: $11,691

The Coordinator, Construction Services, manages and administers medium-complexity construction, professional services and service contracts during construction to ensure compliance with contract requirements. The incumbent engages in daily discussions and negotiations with contractors, consultants and the Client-Partners about quality of work, interpretation of contract documents, scope changes, progress claim reviews and other issues. The incumbent addresses contract management risks within delegated authority, complies with service line requirements, and integrates activities with site teams and other service lines.KEY AND PERIODIC ACTIVITIES
The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative but not all-inclusive:

  • Manage and administer contracts to ensure compliance with contractual requirements and quality specifications
  • Coordinate and solve day-to-day contractual problems
  • Monitor and control schedules
  • Liaise with Client-Partner representatives (e.g. on contract-related problems and risks, negotiate and issue change orders)
  • Maintain site activity records (e.g. photos, activity reports)
  • Liaise with other service lines and site teams, as required
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships within DCC, and with industry, the Client Partners and/or stakeholders
  • Ensure quality standards are met, in line with corporate and Client-Partner expectations
  • Manage contract risks


  • Manage contract financials
  • Coordinate consultant construction review and third-party testing
  • Ensure health and safety, industrial security and environmental compliance
  • Support and/or lead business development activities
  • Other duties as assigned

General and Specific Knowledge

  • Best practices, methods, trends and legislation in construction
  • Construction, products and materials
  • Project, contract and risk management principles
  • Health and safety management

Formal Education and/or Certification(s) and Experience

  • Minimum: college diploma in engineering, applied science or related field with four years’ relevant experience, or the equivalent
  • Preferred: certification in applicable field (e.g. Certified Engineering Technologist)


  • Use applicable computer software and operating systems
  • Interpret drawings and specifications
  • Apply project, contract and risk management techniques to construction and consultant contracts


  • Provide functional advice and guidance to employees and to Client-Partners


  • Typical construction site environment; incumbent is required to wear basic safety equipment
  • Some work may be in a typical office environment with occasional travel

Check out the benefitsWorking with DCC offers excellent opportunities for growth – and entitles you to one of the job market’s best benefits packages. In your role as Coordinator, Construction Services, your package is valued at 25% to 30% of your salary.Your package will include:

  • Public service pension
  • 100% employer-paid annual sick leave, health and dental premiums, and life, accidental death, and short- and long-term disability insurance
  • $400 Wellness Allowance (e.g., gym membership)
  • $1,500 for mental health services on top of regular $1,500 paramedical coverage
  • $750 Health Care Spending Account (for some medical expenses that aren’t covered under provincial plans or our standard insurance plan)
  • Telus Virtual Health Care
  • Maternity and parental leave top-up plan to 93% of regular gross earnings for a maximum of 17 weeks
  • Hybrid workplace options including $400 allowance every two years to support work-from-home options
  • Enhanced inConfidence employee and family assistance program
  • Deluxe travel benefit plans
  • Comprehensive vacation and other paid leave plans

Expected salary:

Location: Yellowknife, NT

Job date: Sat, 29 Jun 2024 00:09:09 GMT

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