Project Coordinator

Job Location: Burnaby BC Surrey BC


The Project Coordinator will support the project manager and estimator in the estimating and execution of projects. Duties include identifying project resources, monitoring and tracking project progress, preparing internal and external reports, and creating, obtaining permits, and maintaining project logs. They will be tasked with preparing and maintaining a list of suppliers, contractors and subcontractors, and establishing unit costs, labour rates, productivity factors and location impacts.


  • Study and analyze proposals received and follow CUC’s identified process on proposal procedures
  • Review proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate
  • Identify and create a work breakdown structure with terms & conditions in the proposal that impacts project cost, productivity and schedule
  • Conduct cost-benefit analysis, risk analysis, and ROI calculations to determine project feasibility
  • Establish a Project Charter for each approved project, defining the projects goals, objectives, risks, assumptions, staffing levels, roles and responsibilities, work breakdown structure, milestones, and deliverables
  • Hand off awarded project to Project Team and follow projects closely while supplying relevant information to project team (Facilitate pre-job and handoff meetings)
  • Develop project timelines, milestones, deliverables, and micro-deliverables using the appropriate software tools and/or PM methods
  • Establish and deliver mechanisms for tracking project progress and reporting via a formal communications plan
  • Establish, implement, and assist in a formal change management program
  • Draft, submit, and track Requests for Information
  • Produce regular reports (status, escalations, etc.) on the progress of projects; deliver these reports during regular stakeholder meetings
  • Conduct project post mortems in order to identify areas for improvement; make recommendations based on findings


Education, Training and Experience:

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in construction / engineering, or an otherwise related field or relevant Powerline Trade experience
  • One (1) year of experience (minimum) in construction industry with emphasis on utility/civil projects


Skills and Abilities:

  • Familiar with databases and software such as Excel
  • Ability to use commercial cost-estimating software to prepare cost quotes and bids
  • Familiarity with project scheduling software such as MS Project, Primavera P6, Tilos
  • Ability to read and interpret OH and UG power line construction specifications, standards, blueprints, drawings, plans and profiles
  • Ability to create and edit project documents, materials, and presentations
  • Mathematical skills and analytical skills necessary to do material and labour estimates including job cost reports
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Time management skills
  • Flexibility to adjust to shifting priorities and deadlines
  • Travel is required
  • Class 5 driver’s license

Job Type: Full-time

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