Project Coordinator (Civil)

Date: Jan 25, 2023

Location: Guelph, ON, CA

Company: RailWorks

Job ID: 16663 

Position Summary

Reporting to the Track Manager or designate, the Project Coordinator provides support and assistance to ensure the smooth execution of the assigned projects. Responsibilities are varied but include documentation and information management, record keeping, cost control, coordinating timely delivery of supplies and material, tracking project progress, maintaining project files, estimating projects, ensuring quality control and safety, trouble shooting and follow up. This is an entry level position intended to provide training for advancement to more senior level positions in the Company.


Salary: $55000- $68000

Benefits, Vacation, RRSP Matching, Room for advancement all provided


Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assesses and/or prepares scope of work required to successfully fulfill project requirements.
  • Prepares budget and revenue estimates based on the scope of work and specifications
  • Develops project schedules
  • Prepares work plans and methodologies, including but not limited to obtaining necessary permits, organizing resources, developing logistics and coordinating tasks between different stakeholders
  • Assists in procuring material, equipment, and services
  • Prepares supporting reports and documents as per the project requirements responsibilities
  • Attends internal meetings, meetings with the clients and other stakeholders
  • Monitors and evaluates performance of on-site employees and subcontractors
  • Develops all required documentation for the submission of project related invoices
  • Investigates and reports all issues arising during all stages of project
  • Prepares and analyses cost, budget, production and other reports as requested by the management team
  • Actively engages and promotes safety culture. Ensures that safety and quality control standards are followed at all times
  • Other duties as assigned.



Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree or diploma in a related field of study such as Civil Engineering, Contract Management or Project Management
  • 2 years of experience working in the construction or railroad industry
  • Encompasses general concepts of project management
  • Efficiency with business and construction software such as Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Outlook, Primavera P6, Hard Dollar, or JD Edwards an asset
  • Ability to apply, interpret and understand contract law and language
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proper grammar and punctuation are mandatory
  • Strong client relations, influencing skills and organizational skills
  • Strong attention to the details and ability to work under strict deadlines.



Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

  • This is full-time office position
  • Occasional weekend or night work may be required
  • Occasional exposure to outdoor construction sites in all weather conditions may be required
  • Majority of the field work is on and around live track (trains)
  • Field work may be in urban, rural or isolated areas. Accommodations and transportation will be provided, if required.




All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment with PNR RailWorks without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other characteristics protected by law.