Based in Northern BC, we build residential homes and commercial buildings using Structural Insulated Panel (SIP) systems that are net-zero energy ready. Our goal is to foster sustainable communities, starting in B.C.’s north and interior, and expanding to communities and businesses across Canada. Founded by Indigenous business leaders, our connection to the people, the culture, and the land is at the heart of what we do. Wildland Development is the General Contractor for Takla Nation and works closely with the community to improve the housing conditions on reserve.
Wildland Development is seeking a highly engaged, organized and detail oriented team player to join our Project Management team. The successful candidate will enjoy coordinating multiple aspects of a project in a fast-paced and challenging work environment, multitasking, and communicating issues and risks of the project to the involved stakeholders. Responsible for supporting the project management team in organizing the project tasks, managing documentation, completing admin tasks and identifying resources and information to make the project successful.
Key Roles & Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Construction Project Manager, duties include, but are not limited to:
• Complete tasks associated with initiation, planning, executing, controlling, and closing of a project;
• Maintaining and monitoring project plans, project schedules, work hours, budgets, and expenditures;
• Prepare, provide and keep updated various documentation to support the project team;
• Organize, lead/attend and participate in stakeholder meetings;
• Administer, set up, and input data for assigned projects in both the financial reporting and construction software systems;
• Communicate with operational and accounting teams regarding project billing or cost discrepancies as they occur;
• Write proposals and respond to RFPs;
• Manage and update project management calendar for fulfilling each goal and objective;
• Draft client reporting, issuing contracts, requesting insurance and bonds, WCB notices, etc. as needed;
• Assist in coordinating project personnel travel requirements;
• Provide up-to-date project information on progress, ensuring clear project reporting is available at all times;
• Build extensive and meaningful relationships with the community and other stakeholders within the traditional territory;
• Accompany Wildland staff to visit worksite and complete documentation for on-site tasks such as walkthroughs, inspections etc;
• All other duties as assigned.
• Degree or diploma in Project Management, Construction Management, Engineering or related discipline;
• 3+ years’ experience coordinating contracts, estimating, and management of projects up to $8M;
• 2+ years’ experience working in the construction sector;
• CAPM designation an asset.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
• Excellent leadership skills and ability to work as part of a collaborative team;
• Attention to detail, organization, and accuracy essential;
• Well refined negotiation, critical thinking, risk management, problem-solving, and task management skills essential;
• Ability to create a detailed project schedule, with a comprehensive budget and draft project contracts;
• Ability to deal with the public and to maintain courteous, professional conduct with the public, employees, and contractors;
• Must have strong computer skills and experience, M/S Office, and Project management information systems experience and aptitude essential;
• Sustained learning and development, integrity, and transparency.
• Cultural agility: Experience working for or within a First Nation community in the construction sector. Ability to work respectfully, knowledgeably, and effectively with Indigenous people;
• Reliability – Demonstrates a high level of dependability in all aspects of the job;
• Tenacity – Ability to stay with a job or plan until the desired objective is achieved or is no longer reasonably attainable;
• Bias for action – Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks based on relative importance and urgency; thrive in a fast-paced environment; able to manage multiple assignments in parallel;
• Communication – Creates an atmosphere in which open, timely, and high-quality information flows smoothly up and down. Able to present information to individuals or suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience. Able to listen and respond appropriately to others.
This position may require working on-site in remote areas for an extended duration.
This position offers competitive compensation and benefits package.
Please send resume to:
Subject Line: Wildland Development Project Coordinator
Thank you for your interest! However, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.