Project Coordinator

Job description


Do you enjoy making a difference? Would others consider you to be an organized person? Do you hate when company policy gets in the way of the right decision? Do you easily admit when you’re wrong? Would people say you know how to get a message across? Are you turned off by people who brag about their accomplishments? Do you find yourself reading periodicals about the industry you’re in? Do you get satisfaction from a job well done and like to celebrate success when you’ve worked hard to get there?


If you answered yes to these questions, Highstreet has the career path for you! We are looking for a talented Project Coordinator to join our team.


                                    Our goal is to own and operate 1,000 Net Zero homes by 2024


We focus on creating a team-based atmosphere where people want to work, not because they have to. Everyone talks about culture, so don’t rely on what we write, check us out online or in preferably person.


WHY HIGHSTREET?

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Biannual Bonuses
  • Investment Matching
  • Learning & Development Opportunities
  • Comprehensive Health Benefits Package
  • Pizza Fridays & BBQ’s
  • Monthly Employee Celebrations

THE OPPORTUNITY

As a Highstreet Project Coordinator, you're responsible for communication between consultants and sub trades, while being the overall administrative support for Project Managers from the budgeting phase through to project handover, while collaborating with people across all areas of the company. The role is full time in our head office located in Kelowna.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Support and assist Project Manager from development through to construction phase, including land due diligence and permitting process, preparing scopes of work, tender packages, project schedules, project billings and reports, and project handover.
  • Coordinate development and construction with municipal and other government agencies, consultants, suppliers and trades.
  • Maintenance of all project logs including the coordination and preparation of monthly project progress reports; i.e. forecast cost reports, schedules, and status reports.
  • Prepare completion certificates and required project close out documentation.
  • Co-ordinate with professional consultants and construction managers on RFI’s, Change Directives, Change Orders, and Site Instructions.
  • Responsible for all aspects of construction administration for current projects.
  • Prepare required project close out documentation.
  • Monitor, co-ordinate and expedite the flow of work using MS Project, MS Outlook and other software programs.
  • Special Projects as required.
  • Desire to learn how to build better buildings with Net-Zero and Zero Carbon initiatives.

Requirements

IDEAL CANDIDATE

A highly motivated individual who enjoys learning new skills and growing upon current strengths. Here, at Highstreet, employees and culture are highly valued, and performance is rewarded.

In addition to identifying with Highstreet’s values and what we believe in by answering yes to the questions above, the candidate should also:

  • have a positive personal attitude and work well with others
  • communicate openly and ethically
  • thrive working in a fast-paced environment
  • be a team player, be self-motivated, and efficient
  • be familiar with the approval process
  • be highly motivated to learn in general, but specifically about buildings, development and construction
  • be highly organized and enjoy managing multiple tasks and responsibilities

Required experience:

  • 1-2 years of experience as a Project Coordinator or equivalent role
  • Diploma in Architectural/Building Design, or related field
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Project)
  • Previous experience using MS Project, PROCORE and AutoCAD is an asset

HOW TO APPLY

If this sounds like you, please only apply by clicking on the "Apply for this Job" button below. Please include your resume, cover letter and salary expectations.