Project Coordinator – Student

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Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Job ID: R3105
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary:

We are seeking Summer Interns and Co-op’s to join our Ledcor Technical Services group in Chicago, IL and Austin, TX starting in Summer 2020 as Project Coordinators. The Project Coordinator, under the direction and guidance of the team, provides technical and/or management support and assists operations staff to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget. The role is for an approximate duration of 3 to 4 months on an internship contract.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Support and maintain systems and procedures at project start-up
  • Support the sub contract management process throughout the duration of the project
  • Coordinate, distribute and maintain request for information (RFI) processes, logs and binders
  • Work with Project Manager/Superintendent to facilitate tracking of project milestones and financial deadlines
  • Follow up with trades/consultants to facilitate the review and distribution of drawings, logs and sample transmittals
  • Prepare purchase requisitions for approval and assist with procurement of materials and equipment
  • Organize project close-out including creating turnover documents and assisting in demobilizing the site and archiving documentation
  • Promote the overall Ledcor site safety program
  • Perform general administrative and recordkeeping functions
  • May perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Working towards a post-secondary degree in construction management / engineering, business or a related field
  • Can build relationships, team orientated, personable, confident, able to influence key stakeholders and proactively participate in discussions
  • Up to 2 years related work experience (co-op/internships will be considered an asset)
  • Knowledge of office processes: project set up; subcontract management; change orders; RFIs (request for information); lien holdbacks; closeout
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Able to read and understand construction documents
  • Strong technical skills including experience with MS Word, Excel, and scheduling software
  • Ability to solve problems based on clearly defined procedures
  • Familiar with commercial/mining/heavy civil/infrastructure construction methodology and practices

Other Details:

  • Work Schedule: Monday to Friday
  • Travel: Role is Chicago, IL and Austin, TX based with travel required
  • Available: Starting in Summer 2020 on an internship contract basis

Additional Information:

Company Description

Ledcor Technical Services (LTS) designs, builds, and maintains wireline or wireless networks that span North America and beyond. We are a proven leader and innovator in telecommunications network construction, maintenance, and service installation and repair. 

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Employment Equity

Ledcor is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with disability, or any other legally protected status. All applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

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Date Posted
Mar 20, 2020

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