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CONTRACT COORDINATOR

Location: Kitchener

Practice: Contract Administration and Field Review

Posted: 06-28-2019

Expires: 08-30-2019

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Thank you to all applicants in advance. Due to the volume of applications, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview.

If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of contact and provisions will be arranged.

About Us and Our Integrated Approach

WalterFedy has big plans for growth and we need the best talent to make it happen. We are established enough to have deep local roots, yet nimble enough to aggressively pursue our bold goals. We believe investing in our talent is critical to achieving these goals.

 

At WalterFedy we believe in True Teamwork. We have architects, civil engineers, electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, structural engineers, construction managers, energy management specialists, and facility management specialists under a single roof and we are an industry leader in our approach to integrated building services. This role will provide you with an opportunity to develop as Contract Coordinator – Contract Administration/Field Review Services while also allowing you to work towards developing a unique skill set as an expert in integrated design.

 

Role Overview

Reporting to the Contract Administration and Field Review Business Unit Leader, the Contract Coordinator is responsible for providing administrative support to the Contract Administrators through coordination and preparation of documents for all project phases starting from pre-qualification and tendering, through to close-outs. This role will require the Contract Coordinator to work on multiple projects and with various administrators at one time supporting our Kitchener and Hamilton offices.

 

What We Love
  • You are ambitious in your pursuit to be the best.
  • You get the importance of paying attention to detail without losing sight of the big picture.
  • You embrace progressive change, out-of-the-box thinking, and working in a high-energy environment.

 

What You Will Do
  • Preparation of start-up meeting minutes.
  • Preparation and tracking of requests for information, supplemental instructions, proposed changes, change orders.
  • Routing and tracking of shop drawings.
  • Preparation of field review and deficiency review reports.
  • Routing and tracking of close-out documents.

 

What We Need
  • Post-secondary education (degree or diploma) would be an asset.
  • Understanding of basic accounting practices.
  • Administrative work experience (summer or co-op positions experience is an asset).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to effectively prioritize tasks.
  • Strong multi-tasking and time management ability.
  • Takes initiative and embraces new challenges.
  • Possess excellent grammar and proofreading skills.
  • Takes responsibility for own work – accuracy, quality, deadlines and communication

Note:  Preference will be given to individuals who have exposure to the architecture, engineering or construction industry but do not let this hold you back, if you are a quick learner and the position interests you, please apply.

 

What We Offer
  • Competitive salary plus performance-based bonus.
  • Three weeks’ vacation.
  • Reimbursement of annual dues for professional organizations.
  • Employee referral program.
  • Employee social club – employees attend a variety of recreational and cultural events.
  • Strong volunteer outreach to the community – we support Habitat for Humanity, Hockey Helps the Homeless, KidsAbility and many other organizations.
Working Conditions and Safety

Standard operating hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., and some overtime hours may be required from time to time. Ability to travel away from the office is required to assist and attend on-site project meetings on occasion.

In this role, you will work within the company safety policies and procedures, and adhere to any applicable federal or provincial legislation.

 

Why Join Our Team? 

We offer challenging and rewarding careers, and are committed to integrity and business ethics, with safety as a top priority. We promote a healthy balance between our employees’ professional and personal lives, taking time to appreciate our work and celebrate our achievements. To learn more about our company visit our website at www.walterfedy.com/about

 

How to Apply

Please apply above or email hr@walterfedy.com with your cover letter and resume, indicating the position you are applying for. Also, visit our website for other career opportunities: www.walterfedy.com.

 

If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of contact and provisions will be arranged. 

 

Thank you for your interest in WalterFedy!

 

Location: Kitchener Office
675 Queen Street South, Suite 111
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, N2M 1A1