Construction Coordinator until August 2023

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Job Summary

Under the direction of the Senior Manager, Facilities and Project Management, the Construction Coordinator will provide construction coordination and inspection support services for Facilities Planning & Management Project Officers related to the implementation of facilities-related capital projects. The incumbent will also perform other related duties.


• successful completion of a 3-year diploma in architectural technology or an acceptable combination of education, experience and training;
• 2 years experience in construction inspection or the implementation of capital project construction work, preferably in a museum-type environment;
• knowledge of architectural and engineering design, building systems, commissioning processes and procedures, and an ability to read and interpret plans, specifications and contract documents for inspection purposes;
• in-depth knowledge of the Canadian Labour Code and its regulations, and national and provincial building codes, fire and electrical safety codes and other regulations pertaining to building operations and construction;
• knowledge of construction safety, WHMIS, Confined spaces, and lift equipment and fall arrest;
• strong computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project)
• experience preparing reports, inspection reports, deficiency lists;
• experience supervising the work of external service providers;
• excellent organizational, interpersonal and communications skills;
• excellent customer service skills;
• ability to establish priorities, manage multiple tasks, and work well under pressure;
• ability to sit/walk/stand for long periods, climb ladders, lift and move objects/materials up to 20kg, as well to move two and three person lifts for investigations and inspections;
• ability to work independently and as a team member.

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Condition of Employment

• Must meet the bilingual requirement to be invited to the interview process.
• Reliability Status - this factor is not used at the pre-selection stage.

Additional Information

• A variety of assessment tools may be used to assess candidates.
• The National Gallery of Canada is committed to having a skilled, diversified workforce reflective of Canadian Society. Applications are invited from all qualified candidates, including Indigenous peoples, women, people of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, racialized people, and people with disabilities.
• The Gallery is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environment. Alternative selection tool methods and/or reasonable accommodation are available upon request.
• Candidates are entitled to participate in the selection process in the official language of their choice.

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