Project Coordinator (Municipal)

KGS Group is seeking a Junior to Intermediate-Level project coordinator to join our team supporting Municipal and multi-disciplinary projects.

About Us

We are KGS Group, an employee-owned, multidisciplinary engineering consulting firm serving clients throughout North America. We’re different than traditional engineering firms. We believe a commitment to lasting relationships is just as critical as the expertise applied in our work. To us that means we put our clients and people first. We have the discipline to consistently deliver KGS Quality, never taking the easy way out. We always look closer and dig deeper. And no matter the project, we care enough to do it right.

As an employee-owned company, we’re invested in our work and our people. Working with us means you’ll be part of some of the most interesting projects across Canada, the U.S. and beyond. With the extensive, wide-ranging expertise within our company, you’ll have countless opportunities to learn and grow.

The Role

As KGS Group continues to develop strong technical delivery teams, we are looking to support our teams with focused project coordination support.  This role would assist with many of the day-to-day project management tasks, including schedule development, contract administration, assignment task prioritization, and deliverable tracking for the group. You will be working in a friendly and collaborative environment with opportunity to interface directly with clients and contractors.  

It is anticipated that this individual will work with many of the team leaders within the Municipal group and coordinate with other departments.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with gathering, tracking, and assigning tasks and deliverables both for the Municipal group (Primarily in Winnipeg)
  • Preparation of client reports relating to KGS Group Municipal projects.
  • Monitor project expenditures and budgets.
  • Review invoices.
  • Coordinate with team leads and project managers to review critical timelines.
  • Identify scheduling issues in advance and work with the stakeholders to resolve.
  • Prepare schedules related to internal KGS Group projects and managed projects.
  • Travel to work sites periodically as needed.
  • All duties performed will initially be done under supervision of the Municipal Department Head, but it is anticipated that the successful proponent will operate independently within the group.

About You

To fill the role, we’re looking for an applicant to bring forward a good mix of qualifications and previous experiences. Some highlights could include:

  • Education in one or more of the following: A Municipal Engineering Technology Diploma, Completion of the Construction Management Program, or Project Management Training certificate with credentials and experience as a project administrator or project manager, or equivalent.
  • Experience with project management tools, including MS-Project.
  • Working knowledge of MS-Word and MS-Excel.
  • Working in an area where multi-discipline engineering design has been done would be a benefit.
  • Having a drive, attitude, and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.
  • Be willing to travel.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Willingness to undergo security clearance checks.

Communication is key for the role. To be successful an applicant should highlight some or all of the following:

  • Collaborative work with others to execute project deliverables.
  • Meeting a firm’s quality control program, objectives, schedules, and budgets.
  • Examples as a team player.
  • Client interaction including participation in project meetings and communication of project and technical information.
  • Interest in performing project management roles and tasks, as well as administrative project functions.
  • Experience working in a multi-discipline design team.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with interest in improving client and contractor interaction and relationship building activities.
  • Experience with business development/marketing and proposal writing efforts.
  • Having a drive, attitude, and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture.

KGS Group is an employee-owned equal opportunity company offering an excellent compensation and benefits package.

KGS Group welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Upon request, KGS Group will provide reasonable accommodation for disabilities to support participation of candidates in all aspects of the recruitment process.

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