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Student Project Coordinator – Lethbridge

Title Student Project Coordinator – Lethbridge
Location Lethbridge
Job Information

Whissell Contracting Ltd has established a solid reputation for providing construction solutions in Alberta and British Columbia. We are built on strong core values and take pride in our Team, our dedication to Safety, and excellence in the work we do. For over 5 decades, Whissell’ s expertise has focused on deep Underground Utility infrastructure and Earthwork construction services.

Whissell is looking for individuals that want to be part of an industry leader whose goals are to keep ahead of the curve on technology and innovative solutions. If you are committed to growing Whissell services, divisions, and innovating renewable energy solutions to the industry, Apply today! We look forward to you joining our Team.

Whissell is currently looking for Student Project Coordinators to join our Lethbridge team. The successful candidate will display high attention to detail as they assist the Operations Team with various aspects of construction projects. Reporting to the Project Manager, the student Project Coordinator will support Whissell’s vision, mission, S.P.I.R.I.T of values, and three daily pillars of Safety, Quality and Efficiency.

Core Responsibilities:
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  • Establish and maintain professional relationships with all project stakeholders
  • Emphasize safety as a number one value of Whissell including ensuring that safety policies and safe work methods are implemented at the job site
  • Responsible for tracking actual production quantities and costs and reporting them to the Project Management Team
  • Compile productivity factors from field reporting, compare the actual to expected production factors and report back to Superintendents, Foremen, and Project Managers
  • Develop, monitor, update and communicate the schedule progress
  • Oversee all field correspondence/site documentation to the Owner, Engineers, Subcontractors, Vendors, etc.
  • Manage subcontract schedules and monitor the quality of work as directed by the Project Manager
  • Compile and track quantities and costs; document, plan revisions, Change Orders, and all other paperwork required on the project
  • Ensure compliance and monitor employee compliance with Whissell and local Occupational Health, Safety, and Environment regulations and standards
  • Maintain project files
  • Additional responsibilities as directed
  • The position is based on a 40-hour workweek, additional hours may be required during peak construction months.

Essential Qualifications:
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  • Completion of the first-year post-secondary program focused on construction is preferred.
  • Enrolled in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or Civil Technology at an accredited institution.
  • Interest in pursuing a CET or EIT designation post-graduation
  • Must have a good working knowledge of Outlook, Microsoft Excel, Word, and MS Project. Previous experience with B2W or equivalent estimating software is considered an asset.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, as well as being an independent self-starter.
  • Self-motivated with strong time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

What We Offer You:

  • Industry Leading wage depending on experience
  • Excellent Health and Dental benefit plan
  • Amazing Professional and Career development opportunities
  • Strong commitment to safety in the workplace
  • Wonderful team, Whissell is Family owned and operated, you are not just a number, you are family

PLEASE NOTE: All Whissell employees are required to pass a Pre-Employment Drug & Alcohol Test and provide a valid Driver’s Abstract (no more than three months old) prior to starting work.

Overtime may be required during peak months.

To apply, please submit your resume and driver’s abstract letter through indeed or visit our website www.whissell.ca/jobs/ TO APPLY!

At Whissell we value diversity of expertise, talent, and opinion creating an innovative and collaborative environment. We are committed to a respectful and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals.

No agencies please.

COVID – 19 Considerations

Employees are expected and required to follow all safety and PPE measures. Whissell evaluates these requirements regularly and follows the recommendation by health authorities and we adjust the requirements as needed.

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