Project Coordinator
in Saint John, NB

Saint John, NB
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: 3062
About Strescon
Established in 1963, Strescon Limited has grown to become the largest precast, pre-stressed concrete manufacturer in Eastern Canada. Its primary market covers the Atlantic Provinces, and the New England region of the United States. Strescon manufactures a wide range of both architectural and structural precast/prestressed concrete products including bridge girders, wall panels, complete parking garages, hollow-core planking, piling and deck slabs. Strescon presently has two facilities: 70,000 sq. ft. in Saint John, New Brunswick and 50,000 sq. ft. In Bedford, Nova Scotia.
In addition to our precast facilities for custom components, Strescon also operates a 32,000 sq. ft. facility in Saint John which manufactures standard concrete products for engineered drainage systems, such as pipe, manholes and catch basins.
Job Summary
This position is responsible for working directly with both external and internal stakeholders to ensure that all projects are completed safely within budget and defined scope. The Project Coordinator must be an effective communicator with the leadership skills necessary to motivate professionals of different disciplines to achieve the best results on every project.
  • Responsible for the overall planning and execution of multiple projects consisting of various precast/pre-stressed concrete products
  • Engaging in various responsibilities from budget analysis, issuing subcontracts, scope reviews, requisitions, change management and ongoing communication to complete projects
  • Scheduling drawing submittals, hardware and delivery of material to jobsites as well as submitting monthly progress claims and approving invoices
  • Consistently meeting client requirements for safety, quality, schedule, and cost
  • Recognizing key issues and acting in a timely manner to expedite solutions both internally and externally
  • Providing leadership by example and positive guidance to staff, is a team player and provides contribution through constructive communication
  • Other duties as assigned

Technical Requirements
  • Post-secondary education with an engineering or technical background would be considered an asset
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Experience reading drawings would be considered an asset
  • Ability to learn new software

Business Requirements
  • Drive to achieve results that meet and maintain safety, quality and accuracy
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills are required
  • Desire to work well in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, and customer-focused environment

Cultural Requirements
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with individuals of various disciplines
  • A team player with the desire to work collaboratively with others to improve existing processes

As a member of the OSCO Construction Group, Strescon offers a comprehensive compensation package including health and dental coverage, life insurance, RRSP and tax-free savings account options. Additionally, we offer educational scholarships to dependents of employees, health & wellness programming and team celebratory events.
About OSCO
The OSCO Construction Group was founded in 1955, with the creation of Ocean Steel & Construction Ltd., in Saint John, New Brunswick. Since that time, the OSCO Construction Group has grown to encompass four main operating sectors: Steel, Concrete, Construction and Corporate. Within these sectors lie an ever-expanding number of construction-related companies and divisions, serving a growing market area and employing over twelve hundred employees.
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