ENGINEERING PROJECT COORDINATOR

Location: Kitchener

Practice: Engineering Services

Posted: 05-18-2022

Expires: N/A

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Role At a Glance

Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, the Project Coordinator will work under the supervision of the project managers within the mechanical and electrical engineering teams, focusing on coordinating resources, financial reporting and analysis as well as administrative support. This role requires someone with a general understanding of the design and construction process for mechanical and electrical engineering. You will work with a project manager throughout the stages of a project from inception to completion and may be assigned to multiple project managers for various projects as required.

 

You’ll Enjoy This Role If

  • You are relentless in your pursuit to be the best.
  • You are a big picture thinker who understands how to effectively listen to clients and build consensus.
  • You sweat the details in your commitment to meet our client’s high expectations.
  • You embrace progressive change, out-of-the-box thinking, and working in a high-energy environment.
  • You are proactive, constant and consistent with your communication to both our client and our project team.

What You Will Do

  • Support Business Development activities, including assistance with proposal and skeleton plans, and developing project understanding and methodologies.
  • Participate in project start-up including scheduling required meetings, and assistance in developing project schedules and charters.
  • Assist Project Managers with organizing the customer requirements and formulating the project plan, include input and updating project plan in Vision program.
  • Monitor progress of projects with the team involved to ensure milestones are completed on time and within budget.
  • Provide regular financial, resource and status reporting updates to Project Manager.
  • Provide support for Project Manager in the bidding process.
  • Assist with project close-out, which includes monitoring deficiencies and comparing budget schedule and scope with estimates.
  • Assist in project meetings, take and distribute minutes and following up on action items.
  • Ensure the Project Manager’s time is used most effectively by filtering information/items that are forwarded.
  • Assume some additional responsibilities of the project managers in their absence.

What You Bring to the Table

  • University or college degree/diploma in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and Revit is an asset.
  • Experience in MS Excel and Word; MS Project is an asset.
  • Previous experience working in a consulting engineering environment.
  • Working with specifications and the tender process would be considered an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to write technically.
  • Ability to travel to off-site meetings as required.

 

Life at WalterFedy

As one of Southwestern Ontario’s leading integrated architecture, engineering, and construction firms, WalterFedy and our sister company, AEC, both play a leading role in shaping the way our communities feel and function – it’s an amazing responsibility.

 

Our ambition goes beyond great design – we’re here to enhance the world around us. To make it happen, we need a team of agile, ambitious, and big-picture thinkers who share our drive to harness our collective talents to do something bigger.

 

Our team is made up of some of the industry's best. We share a common commitment to questioning the ordinary,  infusing everything we do with creativity and challenging our industry to redefine what’s possible.

Join us as we move past working for a living, and toward building better communities with smart, influential design.

 

How to Apply

 

Please apply here by using the link at the top of this page with your resume and cover letter. You will be redirected to our internal application platform.

 

WalterFedy strives to create a culture of inclusivity and diversity. We strongly encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including those from groups traditionally underrepresented in the workforce. We are committed to equal opportunity hiring practice and will not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, creed, national origin, citizenship, status, age, sex, gender identity/expression, marital or domestic partnership status, or disability.

 

Should you require accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact hr@walterfedy.com  or call 519-576-2150.

 

Thank you for your interest in WalterFedy!