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Brown and Caldwell is the largest engineering firm of its kind—solely focused on the U.S. environmental sector. With offices throughout the country, we have opportunities nationwide to work on some of our most exciting environmental projects.

Project Coordinator/Admin

Work Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
ID: 3342
Job Type: Full Time
Travel: 5-10%

For more than 70 years, Brown and Caldwell has been creating leading-edge environmental solutions for public agencies and private industry. We strive to be the environmental company of choice—to our clients, who benefit from our passion for delivering exceptional quality, and to our employees, present and future, who share our commitment to client service, collaboration and innovation. Join us, and you will find a home where you can do your best work, reach new levels of expertise and enjoy exceptional development opportunities. As a privately held firm with over 1,500 employee-owners in 50+ offices nationwide, the opportunity awaits for you to advance.


Description

 

We are seeking an Administrative/Project Coordinator to support office staff and projects in our Vancouver, BC Office. Our ideal candidate will proactively partner with Vancouver staff, Project Managers and other members of project teams to provide office support and help coordinate projects from start to finish. This position will be located in Vancouver, BC, with ability to work from two locations – construction trailers (not active construction zone) on Annacis Island, Delta, BC and from the Brown and Caldwell office.  The office currently is situated in the Gastown neighborhood of Vancouver, BC, but will be relocated in the near future to the Metrotown neighborhood of Burnaby, BC.

Job Expectations:

  • Office Support: assist with daily office needs as assigned by Vancouver Office staff.  General office responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Scan/print documents
    • Create spreadsheets and graphs
    • Research topics on the internet
    • Assist with scheduling large meetings/workshops
    • Provide marketing support (assisting with RFPs and RFQs)
    • Shipping and mailing documents
    • Ordering supplies
    • Assisting with new employee onboarding
    • Help establish new office (help coordinate movers, IT, etc.)
  • Construction Administration: assist with daily project needs as assigned by the Construction Manager and technical staff.  General project support responsibilities include, but not limited to:
    • Maintain document records for construction submittals, RFI’s, etc.
    • Coordinate work flow amongst various parties (Brown and Caldwell staff, Contractors, Client and subconsultants)
    • Write, edit and format correspondence and meeting minutes
    • Maintain formal logs for construction​
  • Project Support: assist with daily project needs as assigned by the Project Manager and technical staff.  General project support responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Write, edit and format correspondence and meeting minutes
    • Conduct word processing of complex documents including reports, contracts, text, tables, spreadsheets, graphics, and other diverse content
    • Update project schedules
    • Coordinate production of project deliverables
    • Maintain project collaboration sites, such as Buzzsaw, SharePoint, and EADOC
    • Assist the assigned project analyst with contract and subcontract management and project invoicing
  • Project Delivery: Learn Brown and Caldwell’s project management systems and standards.  Understand, implement, and adhere to corporate policies related to finance, cost control, project delivery, safety, and quality assurance.
  • Team Effectiveness: Build relationships with project managers, project analysts and project teams to help lead coordination and communication. 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or similar work experiences
  • Minimum two years’ experience in a professional office setting required
  • Experience in project management/coordination in the A&E and construction industry preferred
  • Candidate should be highly proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.  Power Point, MS Project, SharePoint, and Autodesk Buzzsaw skills are a plus
  • Candidate should be comfortable working directly with senior managers and technical staff
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal) are essential
  • Successful candidate will be proactive and self-motivated, and detailed oriented
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize is required
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment is required
  • Ability to work under multiple deadline pressures is required
  • Candidate should be willing to work occasional over-time

Join, Grow, Have Fun


We’re growing and having fun while doing it. Brown and Caldwell provides a comprehensive benefits program and a culture that promotes employee performance and success. We recognize that you are looking for a career path with opportunities to grow personally and professionally. We have a strong focus on employee development and offer defined advancement through our Career Path Framework; tuition reimbursement; honorariums for papers and presentation as well as project management training (BC is a PMI Registered Education Provider). Our work environment promotes a flexible and collaborative culture, an extensive knowledge-sharing infrastructure and more. Our values of working hard and with integrity combined with learning, growing and having fun make Brown and Caldwell your employer of choice.

This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test.

Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer-Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.  
 




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