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Association of Architectural Technologists of Ontario

Project Coordinator – Facilities Management

Posted on: August 22nd, 2017

Job Description


Works Department

Project Coordinator (Regular Full-Time)


Job ID: 8269

CUPE Local 1764


Open:  Aug 14, 2017      Close:  Sep 17, 2017


Project Coordinator – Facilities Management


This position reports to the Project Manager (Architect) of Facilities Management, Facilities DCAM and will work closely with the Senior Project Coordinator,


The incumbent will:

  • Coordinate and oversee contracts for the construction, renovation and maintenance of multiple projects for various Facilities that are leased and/or owned by the Region
  • Create and coordinate the design and preparation of plans and technical specifications which includes

drawings for the improvement of Regional Leaseholds

  • Troubleshoot complications and solve technical challenges that may unexpectedly arise
  • Coordinate and control budgetary and financial aspects of projects
  • Coordinate, complete and communicate the status of project design and tender drawings, specifications, bid

reviews and all related tender documents

  • Complete applications for building permits, grants and subsidies
  • Provide contract administration including site inspection, ensuring projects are carried out according to

drawings and specifications, budget and timelines and are in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act

  • Maintain construction records and review progress payments and applications
  • Conduct feasibility studies, building audits and developing project cost estimates for inclusion in the budget


The successful applicant will possess:

  • A three-year post-secondary diploma in Architectural, Civil, or Mechanical Engineering Technology or equivalent
  • Registration or be eligible for registration as a Technologist with O.A.C.E.T.T.
  • At least three years related experience in building design and construction
  • Knowledge and understanding of specifications and materials for mechanical, structural and architectural

disciplines in both design and construction as well as have the ability to read plans and drawings

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, project management including negotiation and

administration, problem solving, analytical, leadership and organizational skills

  • Strong time management skills and ability work on multiple projects at one time with minimal supervision
  • The ability to climb high structures and enter confined spaces as necessary
  • A valid Ontario Class G Drivers Licence and the use of a reliable vehicle


CUPE 1764 Salary Grade 6

This position is with Salary Grade 6 and will be paid at the following hourly rates:

– Start: $36.77 – Six Month: $38.81 – Job: $40.85

Conditions of Employment

Proof of education, qualifications and any other job bona fide requirements will be required prior to start date.

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External Application Process

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