Stantec Project Coordinator in Kelowna, British Columbia
Join Stantec’s growing Project
Services team within our Transportation Business where we deliver projects that
create great places and connections that get people and goods moving – whether
by car, bus, train, or plane, or their own two feet. Working within the context
of the communities we serve, we provide project delivery solutions that
integrate large multi-disciplinary teams composed of both internal and external
teams to fit the needs of our clients and improve the overall transportation experience.
Our Transportation group is growing throughout British Columbia and provides
comprehensive project delivery, planning, design, and engineering services for
all phases of bridge, rail, roadway, and transit projects. Our business is
organized into sub-sectors of Transportation that includes Project Services, Transit,
Transportation Planning & Traffic Engineering, Bridges, Roadways/Highways, Municipal,
Ports & Marine Facilities, Survey/Geomatics, and Construction Services. This
is a place where great ideas are shared, relationships are made, and rewarding
careers can really take off. We truly believe in empowering our staff, by
giving them the resources and opportunities they need to succeed. The ongoing
success of our team dependents the people we invest in and allows each person
to set the pace of their career. Join our team to help keep our communities
connected and improve the safety, reliability and mobility of goods and people
throughout the great province of British Columbia.
Stantec is currently seeking junior level
project coordinator / indigenous relations advisor who is a team player with
strong communication skills and interpersonal abilities and is interested in
taking their career to the next level. We are looking for the right fit to help
us expand our ever-growing Project Services team within our Transportation
Business in Kelowna, BC. In this position you will obtain foundational skills
and knowledge to build your career upon. The opportunity is to provide support of
the successful delivery of projects at all phases (planning, design, tendering,
construction, maintenance) through conformance to Stantec’s Project Management
Framework, provide indigenous relations advisory support services, while in
parallel develop design and construction skills/knowledge. This is a great
opportunity for a motivated, energetic individual who wants to challenge their
abilities in a dynamic work environment.
Workingwith key government clients:
Provide Indigenous Relations Advisory support onvarying sized projects.
Provide/assist with implementing consultation andengagement activities with various indigenous communities.
Liaise / Meet with indigenous communities on behalf ofour client to discuss matters related to regulatory process consultation,community interests, and planning community engagement activities.
Assist with property acquisition negotiations withlocal indigenous communities through the Section 35 process.
Workingwith Project Teams:
Perform contract administration, coordination, contractdevelopment and other contract support tasks.
Support Project Manager(s) / Director(s) in projectdelivery through initiation, planning, execution, monitor and control, andclose-out activities and other PM support tasks.
Develop, track and update cost forecasts, maintain andupdate project cost reports, develop and update project schedules, supportprocurement and maintain document management systems through all phases ofthe project.
Support in the development of invoices, change orders, andmanagement of payments to all contractors, consultants, and equipmentvendors.
Support the preparation of Monthly Progress Reports(internal and external).
Participate and coordinate project team activities andinteract effectively with Clients, Contractors, Engineers, Project Managers,and other consultants.
Coordinate and participate in technical proposalwriting and other business development activities.
With guidance, assist with the preparation anddistributions of high quality, accurate and timely documents such as: agendas,reports, minutes, communication logs, change management, and otherrequired documentation.
Travel will be required from time to time.
YourCapabilities and Credentials
Strong understanding and interest in local indigenousrelations rights, treaties, section 35 regulatory process, and duty toconsult.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills areessential.
Strong computer skills and literacy in scheduling,technical writing, presentation, and other software including MS PowerPoint, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, Primavera P6, @Risk.
General understanding of a project lifecycle includingdesign and construction processes and requirements.
Excellent organizational skills, time management, andproblem-solving abilities.
Ability to read and understand plans, specificationsand technical documentation.
Experience in Risk Management considered an asset.
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities andassignments.
Must be able to successfully work both collaborativelyand independently.
Bachelor’s degree in related field discipline
with 3-5 years of related experience.
Typical office environment working with computers and field work may include
exposure to the elements including inclement weather.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties orresponsibilities that
Job: Project Coordination
Primary Location: Canada-British Columbia-Kelowna
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Req ID: 19000237