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Construction Coordinator (1 year contract)
Mississauga, ON

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Construction Coordinator is responsible for directing, organizing and controlling project activities, under the direction of the Construction Manager (CM) to ensure achieve the predefined project objectives in terms of scope, time, quality and cost to ensure that contractual obligations are met at all times within the Hotel and Multi-residential portfolios.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Project Scheduling & Communication
    Attends client meetings and assists with the creation of project proposals, RFP’s and schedules to ensure the smooth completion of projects; liaises with property operations, consultants, and contractors, where necessary, to proactively address any disputes related to ongoing projects that may arise and to escalate complex issues to the Construction Manager for a resolution.
  • Contract Administration
    Creates, reviews and prepares contracts with third-party suppliers, construction companies and consultants required for various projects insuring that organizational policies and procedures established for competitive bidding and third-party selection processes are adhered to at all stages to achieve the best cost/benefit result for the organization; supports procurement, expediting and quality control activities of all required construction materials, equipment and services received to meet organizational standard for quality and process efficiency.
  • Tracking of Construction Projects Performance
    Uses project scheduling and control tools to monitor project plans, work hours, budgets and expenditures and reviews field inspection reports from Consultants throughout the lifecycle of the project. Analyzes and summarizes performances of current construction projects and forecasts the future performance to facilitate management access to reliable information when examining future plans for the development function.
  • Project Documentation
    Assists with the coordination and maintenance of all required documentation for projects resulting in the smooth coordination between Construction Projects and Operations and to ensure projects are delivered within scope and on time and on budget as well as meet project goals and organizational requirements; prepares completion certificates and ensures all project close out documents are obtained.
  • Project Payables
    Coordinates with the Project Accountant and Accounting groups to ensure the proper coding invoices and charge-backs as well as the tracking of purchase orders, invoices, change orders, and work orders in a proactive manner.
  • Vendor and Third Party Coordination 
    Resolves major vendor, supplier, trade and other third-party related challenges pertaining to development project activities. Reconciles/processes all necessary vendor adjustments, as approved, to ensure development projects continue on time, budget and without interruption.
  • Support to Annual Budgeting and Internal Reporting
    Assists with the preparation of annual construction budgets, current year forecasts for all residential properties and provides quarterly updates on construction status, monthly expenditures and variance reports.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Degree or Diploma in Project/Construction Management, or Architectural Sciences, Civil Engineering
  • 3-5 years of experience supporting Construction Managers in the delivery of development projects
  • Proficient in the use of project/construction management software
  • Knowledge of the building development/redevelopment industry
  • Familiarity with construction methods and the building codes
  • Effective communication skills including verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team based environment
  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
AGENCY NOTICE: Please note that Morguard does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Services Agreement with agency/recruiter, Morguard will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement and advanced solicited services from a Morguard employee, Morguard explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at careers@morguard.com or (905) 281-3800.

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