Project Coordinator-Municipal

KGS Group is seeking a Junior to Intermediate-Level project coordinator to join our team supporting municipal and multi-disciplinary projects.  This position can be either in our Regina or Saskatoon offices.

 

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 current role would assist with many of the day-to-day project management tasks, assist with scheduling and contract administration.  Gather and manage task priorities 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 would work with many of the team leaders within the municipal group and coordinate with other departments.

 

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Gathering, tracking and assigning the various tasks and deliverables both formal and internal for the municipal group.
  • Preparation of project and client reporting relating to KGS Group municipal projects.
  • Monitoring project expenditures and budgets, and reviewing invoices.
  • Coordination with various team leads and project managers to determine critical timelines and review timelines.
  • Identifying scheduling issues in advance and working with the stakeholders to resolve.
  • Preparation of schedules related to internal KGS Group projects and managed projects.
  • Travel to work sites may be required periodically as needed.
  • All duties performed will be done under supervision of the municipal department head, but it is anticipated that the successful proponent will operate within a group working relatively independently over time.

 

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: An Engineering Technology Diploma, Completion of the Construction Management Program, or a 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, P6 etc. is a benefit.
  • Working knowledge of MS-Word and MS-Excel.
  • 2-5 years of experience in the construction or project delivery industry would be essential, more would be a benefit.
  • Interest in performing project management roles and tasks, as well as administrative project functions is a plus.
  • Working in an area where multi-discipline engineering design has been done would be a benefit.
  • Experience in government facilities, industrial facilities and hydropower facilities or similar is a plus.
  • Having a drive, attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.
  • Ability to work well with a multi-discipline design team.
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills with interest in improving client and contractor interaction and relationship building activities.
  • Be willing to travel
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and the ability/willingness to undergo security clearance checks.

 

Work with Others:

  • Working collaboratively with other disciplines to execute project deliverables, as well as ensuring that firm’s quality control program and objectives, schedules and budgets are met;
  • Must be a team player;
  • Client interaction: must be able to effectively participate at project meetings and communicate project and technical information;
  • Support business development/marketing and proposal writing efforts;
  • Having a drive, attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.

KGS Group is an employee-owned equal opportunity company offering an excellent compensation and benefits package. We offer competitive pay, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. We will also provide flexibility that you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you are working from KGS Group office, remote location, or work from home, you will be working in a dynamic and friendly environment with the opportunity to interface directly with co-workers and clients, and where your collaboration, integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and mindset are championed.

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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