NUQO CAREERS

Construction Project Coordinator

 

We are looking for a strategic and conceptual thinker, skilled at managing complex multi-stakeholder, innovative housing projects, able to compellingly convey our vision to our partners and clients. Are you seeking an exciting role to apply your skills in managing the complexities of a cutting-edge modular housing project?

 

We are a dynamic modular construction company located in British Columbia, specializing in state-of-the-art steel and wood-frame modular, high-density housing. We are on the cutting edge of modular housing design, blazing a trail through the Canadian housing market. We offer a challenging, innovative, supportive, and remote work environment. This is an opportunity to provide leadership and support to all our projects, including planning, delivery, and evaluation of initiatives spanning North America and Europe.

 

As the Construction Project Coordinator, you will be responsible for managing portfolios across multiple projects with responsibilities ranging from conceptualization through to delivery and support. This position is fully accountable for the coordination of project schedules, development of the constructability plans and execution strategies of actively assigned projects. The position works closely with vendors and suppliers and is required to have foundational working knowledge of construction standards and practices in BC.

 

We’re seeking someone who is:

 

  • Energetic - engaged personality that takes on complex challenges with enthusiasm. Willingness to embrace any task assigned to them.

 

  • Driven - self-motivated and driven to push things forward no matter the circumstance.

 

  • Independent - ability to communicate effectively with team and take instruction from Project Manager, but also act authoritatively on your own.

 

  • Honest - willingness to admit when you've made a mistake and take ownership

 

  • Administrative - ability to track budgets, change orders, field reports, weekly progress reports, and has a high degree of competency with Microsoft applications and collaborative software.

 

  • Personable - able to build and maintain solid relationships with coworkers and clients

 

  • Communicator - good at proactively with subtrades and team, strong verbal & written communication skills.

 

  • Organized- meticulous in project organization.

 

  • Safety Leader - Any unsafe conditions are corrected without delay and guarantees that all work is performed in accordance with safety standards, procedures, and practices.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

 

Project Management

 

  • Assists in securing new work by participating in estimates, working with subcontractors and participating in proposals and presentation.

 

  • Assists in overall construction coordination and planning and develops and monitors overall project schedule.

 

  • Maintains and performs project document control and procedures (administering RFIs, shop drawing and submittal process, maintaining as-built drawings, etc.).

 

  • Assists in managing and reporting overall project performance for HSE, cost management, schedule, and quality.

 

  • Provides administrative support to install crew

 

  • Identifies and assists in resolving field technical issues.

 

  • Provides proactive leadership for safety and quality programs.

 

  • Administers project close-out and warranty period.

 

Budgets and Contract Management

 

  • Assists with contract maintenance with suppliers and trades and is responsible for subcontract administration, including defining work scope, answering inquiries, and monitoring progress.

 

  • Effective cost management of projects including preparation and tracking of progress claims and estimates.

 

  • Inventory and tracking of materials and equipment to ensure timely material orders.

 

  • Assists with change management and change order process, including pricing, processing, and assessing cost and schedule impact.

 

Constructability Review and Input

 

  • Assists designers/engineers when reviewing drawings and suggests value-added or alternative construction methods or materials.

 

  • Develops and maintains strong stakeholder relationships.

 

  • Coordinates BC structural engineering reviews.

 

  • Reviews and coordinates manufacturers drawings.

 

  • Preparation of all on-site requirements – permits, paperwork etc

 

Other duties as required.

Qualifications:

 

Post-secondary completion or Red Seal Certification in project management, construction management, engineering, architecture, carpentry, engineering technology or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or related experience.

 

A minimum of 2 years experience in modular construction, general contracting and/or installations on multi-family residential, commercial, and industrial projects.

 

Experience managing, estimating, and forecasting construction project budgets.

 

Computer proficiency: Microsoft Office 365, cloud-based collaboration experience and internal operational systems with a strong aptitude to adopt new technology.

 

Experience with Monday.com or other project management software is considered an asset.

 

Prior experience with panelized or modular construction is considered an asset

 

Working knowledge of construction equipment and techniques, drawings and specifications, project health, safety and environment (HSE), quality, building materials, and Canadian standards/codes.

 

Knowledge of means and methods and construction sequences.

 

Ability to create schedules using the Critical Path Method.

 

Ability to administer subcontracts and contract documents.

 

Ability to understand and employ engineering/construction plans/specifications, methods, and procedures

 

Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

 

Demonstrated flexibility and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

 

Planning, organizational, and time management skills with the ability to multitask, prioritize own work, and delegate simple tasks.

 

Able/willing to travel

Optimal diversity of thinking cannot be achieved without a level playing field for ALL people.

 

NUQO is a female-led, Indigenous-owned company that believes that we must have the most talented employees with diverse backgrounds, cultures, perspectives, and experiences to support our innovation and creativity.

 

NUQO is committed to ensuring that its internal policies, practices, and systems are free of barriers, emphasize the value of diversity, and promote full participation to ensure dignity, respect, and equal access for all employees.

 

NUQO is committed to working to eliminate barriers to employment for people who are historically and/or currently underrepresented in Canada’s workforce – Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, racialized persons, women and people with marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions

 

NUQO recognizes that many of these identities intersect and that therefore, equity, diversity and inclusion can be complex. We value the contributions that each person brings, and are committed to ensuring full and equal participation for all in our community.

 

If you’re good at what you do and you’re interested in applying to work with us, we want to hear from you.