Project Coordinator - KVHP

  • Black & McDonald Limited
  • Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jul 27, 2022

Job Description


Black & McDonald's BC team is growing! If you are an independent, enthusiastic, and driven professional searching for an opportunity to build a solid foundation for your career, this position is for you. The Project Coordinator - KVHP (Kelowna Vernon Hospital Project) position is based at the KGH/VJH hospital sites in Kelowna and Vernon, BC and reports directly to the Operations Manager.

The Project Coordinator will assist with overall Capital Project performance, including the issuance/tracking of source documentation, management of costs, support on schedules and overall project status while maintaining excellent relationships with user groups, subcontractors and clients. They will keep the Project Manager/Operations Manager informed of any progress disruptions, discrepancies in project process and any other issues which would impact the project flow, budget and schedule. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Assist the Project Managers and Operations Manager to execute Capital Projects in accordance with Corporate Policy and Construction Business Processes.
  • Comply and assist with managing the implementation of company and legislated Health and Safety Programs, including Tool Box meetings, Safety procedures and compliance to PPE.
  • Assist in budget creation/analysis, cost projections, estimate project changes and impacts in JDE.
  • Assist in planning and preparing construction schedules, milestones, and monitor progress against established timelines.
  • Assist in preparing contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with clients, suppliers, and subcontractors.
  • Assist with financial performance including progress billing, accounts receivables, accounts payables, work in progress, purchase orders, work orders and monitoring budgets.
  • Assist in implementing Quality Assurance for each project.
  • Build and maintain customer and supplier/vendor relationships.
  • Prepare meeting minutes, progress reports/schedules and issue to clients as required.
  • Subcontractor coordination and prequalification process.
  • Solicit and submit shop drawings between vendors and client for approval.
  • Maintain source document control as per division standard.
  • Assist in the preparation of Operation and Maintenance Manuals (O&M's).
  • Provide support for FMO Minor Works Projects and Lifecycle Projects as required.
  • Comply with monthly safety inspection/task observation requirements.
  • Coordinate tools and equipment as and where required.
  • Coordinate and manage small projects when applicable.

  • Change Orientation
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Continuous Learning
  • Customer Focus
  • Problem Solving and Innovation
  • Values and Respects Others

  • A university degree in engineering, a college diploma in construction technology or PMP designation.
  • The equivalent experience as tradesman may substitute for post-secondary education requirements.

  • 2-4 years of experience in the construction industry is mandatory and any relatable experience as a construction Supervisor, Foreman, Superintendent or Estimator would be beneficial.

  • Travel between Vernon Jubilee Hospital & Kelowna General Hospital sites is required.
  • Proficient to Intermediate knowledge and understanding of:
    • Construction scheduling, planning, and execution
    • Business operations processes
    • Organization and time management
  • Proficient to Intermediate user of:
    • MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Project)
    • JD Edwards
    • An Oracle-based ERP system
  • Knowledge of Construction Budgeting/Estimating is an asset.
  • Strong problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Must be able to successfully clear a Criminal Background check.

Due to the mandatory vaccination requirements at our client facilities at Kelowna General Hospital and Vernon Jubilee Hospital, to ensure compliance with our clients' mandates, the successful candidate will be required to validate full vaccination prior to hire.

We welcome and encourage applications from persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.