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Project Coordinator – Electrical (Hybrid)

by Thames Valley District School Board

Date Posted: Jun 05, 2024

Job Description

The Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB) is the fourth largest school board in Ontario and a major employer in one of Canada’s fastest growing regions. Our inclusive and diverse board serves 83,000 students and employs nearly 12,000 staff across the City of London, Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford Counties, Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, Munsee-Delaware Nation and Oneida Nation of the Thames. We offer competitive benefits including a pension program and comprehensive mental health and well-being support. Best of all, every role at TVDSB directly supports the success of children and families in YOUR community. Join TVDSB to build each student's tomorrow, every day! 

Project Coordinator – Electrical (Hybrid)

JOB TITLE: Project Coordinator – Electrical
LOCATION: Education Centre, London (Hybrid)
SALARY RANGE: $79,932 - $105,707 (under review)
HIRING RANGE: $79,932 - $102,019
The Project Coordinator provides project management, construction management and oversight on all construction projects including renovations, major component replacements and other Ministry initiatives and funded projects, while establishing and developing system wide standards, specifications and initiatives. The incumbents are responsible for capital forecasting and prioritizing projects in collaboration with Board staff and external consultants to ensure a high-quality learning environment.

  • Provide project management, construction management and oversight for all stages of multiple construction projects at multiple locations simultaneously
  • Manage stakeholder relationships and ensure effective communication within Board’s infrastructure portfolio
  • Provide consultation services to Facility Services Department Leaders, other Coordinators, Supervisors and staff
  • Establish, develop and maintain system wide standards, specifications of materials and installation processes
  • Monitor and inspect the performance levels of building systems and assemblies and provide investigative research of materials, technology and techniques

  • Implement design guidelines, develop and implement functional parameters in accordance with Ministry of Education, legislative codes, regulations, by-laws, system specifications and Board standards
  • Monitor projects to improve the quality of services or products, reduce costs and improve performance schedules
  • Act as the owner’s representative or consultant on projects, additions and renovations
  • Attend meetings on behalf of the Board and participate on committees as required
  • Prepare agreements, review contracts, pre-qualify contractors and provide direction regarding the terms of reference, standards, specifications, drawings, scope and intent of work
  • Initiate letters of intent and approve purchase orders, change orders and payment certificates
  • Research and write reports as requested
  • Administer applicable warranties and resolve issues appropriately
  • Maintain records for estimates, schedules, project tracking and facility data bases
  • Monitor and review the performance of the consultant providing direction and support
  • Assist in all aspects of the commissioning of the project
  • Provide technical support for all building components and minor building renovations
  • Assist in developing department policies and procedures
  • Provide afterhours assistance as required
  • Implement improvement plans to ensure maintenance of real property asset value
  • Care and control construction contracts, fiscal oversight and perform continuous risk management and assessments
  • Review, evaluate, establish priority and administer annual budget for current and future school renewal projects based on identified needs
  • Ensure safety of staff, students and building occupants is preserved
  • Provide construction updates, project completion timelines and contingency planning provisions to stakeholders
  • Review, approve and ensure payment certificates and/or invoices meet Prompt Payment Act
  • Provide consultation and advice related to accurate information within Ministry facility inventory database
  • Ability to travel throughout the TVDSB district

  • Advanced analytical and project management skills and knowledge of construction law, contract management and negotiation techniques are required
  • Specialized knowledge in architectural, structural, site servicing, environmental, mechanical and electrical domains
  • Ability to interpret Codes, Acts, By-laws, Regulations
  • Ability to manage budgets and accounting software to provide cost/budget analysis and use computer aided design software to manipulate drawings
  • Proficient in computer systems as Outlook 365, MS Office Suite, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with effective communication skills, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work both independently and part of a team

  • Completion of a three (3) year post secondary Certificate or Diploma in Building Construction, Engineering, or equivalent (i.e. Architecture, Building Sciences, Project Management)
  • Five (5) years or related work experience in construction and/or project management role, including one (1) year in a senior-level supervisory/administrative capacity is required
  • Professional Engineer or Licensed Architect in Ontario are assets.
  • Member of the Association of Architectural Technologists of Ontario (AATO), a member of Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT), LEED Certification, Project Management Professional (PMP), are assets

The recruitment process requires a criminal background check for work with vulnerable persons.

Please note it is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is received by Human Resources on or before the deadline date.

If you were educated outside of Canada, you must have your certificates and/or diplomas or degrees assessed against Canadian education standards. This will enable you to provide proof of Canadian equivalency when applying for a job. The Alliance of Credential Evaluation Services of Canada is a membership organization that offers fair and credible academic credential assessment services in Canada. (NOTE: This is different from translating credentials into English).

The Thames Valley District School Board is committed to equity and inclusion in the recruitment of qualified staff who reflect and support the diverse perspectives, experiences and needs of our students and school communities. The Thames Valley District School Board seeks to ensure that all recruiting processes are non-discriminatory and barrier-free and will provide accommodations to applicants in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Please inform the Human Resources team member indicated below of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you require.

Please use the "APPLY FOR THIS POSITION" link below to submit your electronic application.  Only applications submitted using this link will be considered.

S. Perreault, Acting Staffing Specialist, Human Resources

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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