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Construction Coordinator

Richmond, BC
Full Time
4 days ago

Our award-winning Facilities department at WorkSafeBC provides a safe and productive working environment for employees in 14 offices around the province. We're looking for construction coordinators to organize complex projects by developing, planning, designing, and coordinating all details of the project including operations and financial aspects, under the supervision of the construction project manager.

To be successful in this role, you must possess excellent communication skills as you may dealing with injured workers who require a great sense of compassion and empathy. You must also hold an understanding of the construction industry, and knowledge of completing a project lifecycle.

Where you'll work

In this role, you'll work primarily from our Richmond, BC Office. This position also requires traveling within the BC area.

What you'll do

As a Construction Coordinator you will:
  • Act as the facilitator between internal and external stakeholders including professional consultants and contractors to organize and coordinate construction projects through end-to-end
  • Keep abreast to project site's health and safety activities; identifying and addressing safety hazards; supervising contractor and internal team's work, ensures safety procedures are followed, and regulatory compliance with Workers Compensation Act (WCA), the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation (OHSR) of BC and other applicable legislations
  • Work alongside the construction project manager for the execution of safety documentation related to the Corporate Safety and Health programs; preparing pre-work forms, ensuring safety orientations are completed, and collect and store relevant exposure control plans (ECP), procedures, certifications, and other relevant safety documents
  • Coordinate hazardous materials testing by identifying scope of work, preparing drawings, and scheduling consultants
  • Coordinate and monitor the construction activities for home modifications of injured workers by liaising with internal and external stakeholder to ensure appropriateness, functionality, feasibility, and completion of services in a timely manner
  • Facilitate with the project team to administer review and response to request for information (RFI), and shop drawing (SD) review and approval process; responsible for reviewing and recommending approval of site instructions (SI) and contemplated change notices (CCN)
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Is this a good fit for you?

We're looking for someone who can:
  • Coordinate, prioritize, schedule, and manage multiple and concurrent projects independently and within a team
  • Use sound communication skills (verbal and written) to deliver information to a diverse group of individuals including injured workers who may be hostile
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of construction sequences and knowledge of applicable laws and building codes; maintain a broad knowledge of construction equipment and techniques, drawings and specifications, building materials and more related functions
  • Promote and ensure a strong customer service environment
  • Establish and maintain respectful and professional relationships with a variety of internal and external individuals

Your experience and educational background:
  • A diploma in building technology, construction management or a related field
  • At least one year of post-secondary courses in CAD such as architectural and building technology, interior design, and/or facilities management
  • A minimum of five years of directly related experience in the construction industry such as project management, CCDC contracts and construction administration, and/or project scheduling/estimating
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Microsoft Word, Excel, and MS Project
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered

Important to know

Before we can finalize any offer of employment, you must:
  • Successfully meet the legal requirements under the Criminal Records Review Act to work with children and/or vulnerable adults
  • Confirm you're legally entitled to work in Canada

WorkSafeBC's COVID-19 Employee Mandatory Vaccine Policy (the "Policy") is suspended effective January 9, 2023, however we reserve the right to re-implement it in response to changes in the public health landscape, including public health orders. We are committed to the protection, health, and safety of our employees and our Communicable Disease Prevention Program and related protocols remain in effect.

Who we are

At WorkSafeBC, we promote safe and healthy workplaces across British Columbia. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases occur, we provide compensation and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We're honoured to serve the 2.49 million workers and 263,000 registered employers in our province.

What's it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

It's challenging, stimulating, and rewarding. Our positions offer diversity and opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important, and so are the people we do it for.

Our ability to make a difference relies on building a team with a rich variety of skills, knowledge, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences that reflects the diversity of the people we serve. We are committed to fostering a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive work culture where everyone can contribute as their best, authentic self.

Learn more: Discover who we are .

Our benefits

As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that help you get the most out of work - and life. Along with a competitive salary , your total compensation package includes:
  • Defined benefit pension plan that provides you with a lifetime monthly pension when you retire
  • 3 weeks of vacation in your first year, with regular increases based on years of service
  • Extensive health care and dental benefits
  • Optional leave and earned-time-off arrangements
  • Development opportunities (tuition reimbursement, leadership development, and more)

Learn more: Find out what we offer .

Want to apply?
  • Applications are welcomed immediately, however must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. PST on the closing date.
  • Please note that we will be starting assessments prior to the closing date.

We encourage all qualified applicants to apply . If you require an accommodation in the assessment process, please email Recruitment Testing Accommodation (SM) when you submit your application.

Any additional application materials must be received by email to HR Talent Acquisition (SM) by 4:30 p.m. PST on the closing date of the competition.
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