Coordinator, Construction Services

at Defence Construction Canada
Location Borden, Canada
Date Posted August 4, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified


Who Can Apply?:
Internal (DCC Employees) and External (General Public)
Salary Range:
$70,018 - $94,525
Employment status:
Term Length:
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Reporting to (Title):
Team Leader, Construction Services

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The Coordinator, Construction Services, manages and administers medium-complexity construction, professional services and service contracts during construction to ensure compliance with contract requirements. The incumbent engages in daily discussions and negotiations with contractors, consultants and the Client-Partners about quality of work, interpretation of contract documents, scope changes, progress claim reviews and other issues. The incumbent addresses contract management risks within delegated authority, complies with service line requirements, and integrates activities with site teams and other service lines.

If this sounds exactly what you have been looking for, see the full detailed job description below:

The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative but not all-inclusive:

Manage and administer contracts to ensure compliance with contractual requirements and quality specifications
Coordinate and solve day-to-day contractual problems
Monitor and control schedules
Liaise with Client-Partner representatives (e.g. on contract-related problems and risks, negotiate and issue change orders)
Maintain site activity records (e.g. photos, activity reports)
Liaise with other service lines and site teams, as required
Develop and maintain effective relationships within DCC, and with industry, the Client Partners and/or stakeholders
Ensure quality standards are met, in line with corporate and Client-Partner expectations
Manage contract risks


Manage contract financials
Coordinate consultant construction review and third-party testing
Ensure health and safety, industrial security and environmental compliance
support and/or lead business development activities
Other duties as assigned

General and Specific Knowledge

Best practices, methods, trends and legislation in construction
Construction, products and materials
Project, contract and risk management principles
Health and safety management

Formal Education and/or Certification(s) and Experience

Minimum: college diploma in engineering, applied science or related field with four years relevant experience, or the equivalent
Preferred: certification in applicable field (e.g. Certified Engineering Technologist)


Use applicable computer software and operating systems
Interpret drawings and specifications
Apply project, contract and risk management techniques to construction and consultant contracts


Provide functional advice and guidance to employees and to Client-Partners


Typical construction site environment; incumbent is required to wear basic safety equipment
Some work may be in a typical office environment with occasional travel

CFB Borden is located approximately 100 Km north of Toronto, in the heart of Simcoe County, one of the major tourist areas in Ontario. CFB Borden is ideally located to service personnel from all across Canada. Simcoe County is a four-season destination lying between Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe and is less than one hour north of Toronto. It boasts the longest freshwater beach in the world and has some of the best fishing, boating and skiing in all of Ontario. The Trent Severn Waterway traverses the County going through Lake Simcoe, Lake Couchiching and the Severn River where it spills into Georgian Bay, providing a boater s haven. For more details, please visit

CFB Borden was opened in 1916 and is located about 20 kilometres west of the City of Barrie in south-central Ontario. From the outset, the Base has been used for training. A multi-year infrastructure construction program is currently underway which aims to consolidate all training and quarters functions into two separate areas. In support of this program DCC s current involvement includes the procurement and management of construction and various other contracts.

DCC is responsible for the Personnel Security Clearance process. Typically to be eligible for a "Reliability" clearance, you must have five years of verifiable background information and to be eligible for a "Secret" clearance, you must have 10 years of verifiable background information. The process usually involves reference inquiries, verification of qualifications, criminal records checks, and credit checks (as required) and may require fingerprints. For more information about obtaining a security clearance, please review the Standard on Security Screening.

DCC's Code of Business Conduct (Code) is a condition of employment. It serves to enhance public confidence in the integrity of DCC Employees and provides clarity to Employees on a number of issues, including real or perceived conflicts of interest. Within thirty (30) days of accepting employment with DCC, all Employees must familiarize themselves with the Code, and sign the Employee Certification, which states that they have read and understand the Code and acknowledge that compliance with its terms and requirements is a condition of employment at DCC. Employees are further required to review their obligations under the Code and notify the President's Office of any changes in their circumstances at the earliest possible opportunity, and to complete the Annual Update once a year.

Be part of a diverse and inclusive workplace!

At DCC, we are committed to ensuring everyone has a voice and can be their authentic selves in our workplace. We actively encourage applications from all, including but not limited to, women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and members of the LGBTQ2+ community. We also welcome applications from those who are not Canadian citizens who are eligible to work in Canada and have at least 5 years of verifiable background information.

DCC is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all requests for accommodation based on a medical contraindication, religion or another prohibited ground for discrimination under the Canadian Human Rights Act. Should you require accommodation, please email .

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