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Project Coordinator

Richmond, BC
Full Time
6 hours ago

Our Real Property & Workplace Services department at WorkSafeBC provides a safe and productive working environment for employees in 14 offices around the province. We're looking for Project Coordinators to organize interior design projects by developing, planning, designing, and coordinating all details including operations and financial aspects, under the guidance of a Workplace Planning & Solutions manager.

This is a temporary assignment for approximately 12 - 18 months in duration. If you're interested in coordinating interior renovation and relocation projects, along with FF&E procurement, this role will be ideal for you.

Please note, this position will require the successful incumbent to work in office with minimal opportunity to work remotely.

What you'll do

As a project coordinator you will:
  • Initiate the design and construction process on workspace projects - develop scope of work and obtain required authorizations
  • Be the key coordinator between the client department, Facilities, and external consultants and general contractor
  • Prepare design sketches or working drawings using AutoCAD and provide work direction to draftspersons
  • Administer project budgets
  • Plan and coordinate moves - prepare tenders for movers, coordinate computer installation with IT, arrange for security, inspect furniture and equipment on delivery, and monitor client satisfaction
  • Respond to safety, health, and wellness issues as they relate to design

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 with a team
  • Use sound communication skills to deliver information to a diverse group of individuals
  • Contribute to a responsive and supportive client relations model
  • Establish and maintain respectful and professional relationships with clients, stakeholders and co-workers

Your experience and educational background:
  • A diploma or degree in interior design or architecture from a recognized program
  • A minimum of two years of experience working in interior design, space planning and project management, project scheduling and estimating
  • A proven track record of successful delivery of design and construction projects
  • Project management specific to the design and construction of commercial interiors (offices, workplace, facilities) is an asset
  • Working knowledge and the ability to apply the current BC Building Code and bylaws of Authorities having Jurisdiction
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Project

Please send any additional application materials via email to Talent Team by 4:30 p.m. on the closing date of the competition.

If you require an accommodation in the assessment process, please email Recruitment Testing Accommodation (SM) at the time you submit your application.

Who are we?

At WorkSafeBC, we're dedicated to promoting 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 and diseases occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers compensation system for today and future generations. We're honoured to serve the 2.4 million workers and 245,000 registered employers in our province.

WorkSafeBC requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In implementing the policy, WorkSafeBC will consider its obligations to accommodate those staff who are unable to be vaccinated.

We recognize that our ability to make a difference relies on building a team with a rich variety of skills, knowledge, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences, and which 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. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

Being part of WorkSafeBC means being part of a strong, committed team. Along with a competitive starting salary of $33.66-$42.45, plus 4% in lieu of vacation and 4% in lieu of benefits. As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work - and life.

Learn more about what we offer .

This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

Thank you, in advance, for applying.
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