Project Coordinator, Structures, Buildings


Project Coordinator, Structures, Buildings
Department Buildings - Structures
ID # 11229
Job Type Permanent - Full Time
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TORONTO
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POSITION DESCRIPTION
WSP is currently seeking an Intermediate Engineer/Project Coordinator to join our Structural Engineering Group, located at our Toronto office. Reporting to the Structural Engineering Department Manager this position will be responsible for working with a multi-disciplinary team to take innovative design solutions from proposals through to constructed projects for clients in a wide variety of Sectors.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Coordinate projects with clients and other disciplines;
  • Plan, execute and control the project through all phases;
  • Perform Engineering Calculations and Assessments for Steel, Concrete, Masonry, and Wood structures;
  • Manage and Coordinate projects with clients and other disciplines;
  • Knowledge of related disciplines/fields of engineering is required;
  • Assist the Project Manager to liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing and regular basis to maintain communication;
  • Keep the Project Manager informed about project status and issues;
  • Uses initiative and judgment to resolve problems, interprets engineering specifications, investigates design and field engineering difficulties and coordinates work schedules;
  • Develops and maintains client relationships effectively;
  • Develop and deliver progress reports and presentations;
  • Write Technical Reports;
  • Other duties as assigned; and
  • Occasional travel within Canada for Site Assessments and Site Support;

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering;
  • 4-7 years of experience;
  • Familiarity with all applicable codes and standards;
  • Registered Professional Engineer with the PEO;
  • Demonstrated Project Management experience;
  • Knowledge of project planning, procurement and construction phases;
  • Knowledge of establishing priorities and solving problems;
  • Suitable experience in the design or construction of new and renovation projects for a variety of project types including Institutional (schools, data centres, prisons), Commercial (offices, retail stores, retail petroleum facilities), Residential (low-rise multi-family), Transportation (maintenance facilities, transit facilities), Health Care (hospitals, laboratories), and Light Industrial is required;
  • Experience as a prime consultant as well as a sub-consultant is desirable;
  • Should have general working knowledge of other building disciplines;
  • Experience working independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).
WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for those taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only those selected will be contacted.
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