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AECOM Project Coordinator, TTC Secondment in Markham, Ontario

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description

AECOM is in need of a Project Coordinator to work with our client TTC on some of their high-profile public Transit projects.

The job incumbent will be offered a regular, full-time position with AECOM and work on secondment to TTC.

Candidate will report for work at the TTC office in downtown Toronto a few times a week for the length of the secondment.

After the secondment is compete, the employee will return to AECOM to be re-assigned to another project. The home office for the employee at that time can be either the AECOM Toronto, Markham or Whitby office (with work from home options available also.)

Provides coordination on project activities through the project lifecycle, from initial planning to completion. Provides support to ensure projects are delivered within budget and on schedule.

Key Job Functions

  • Define, monitor and review across all project phases, including: project initiation, planning, execution, control, close out tasks/activities, resource requirements, dependencies, and interdependencies.

  • Act as a key point of contact. Liaise and coordinate with the project team members, TTC staff, internal and external stakeholders as required to collaborate and exchange information.

  • Participate in the development and implementation of departmental business plans, project charter, program management plans and processes, risk and assumptions logs, budget objectives and workforce requirements. Develop project schedules, integration and dependency milestones based on input from stakeholders and the project team.

  • Perform a variety of cost / budget studies and research assignments, requiring analysis and interpretation of data.

  • Monitor progress and performance against established terms of reference and work plans. Prepare variance reports and explanations for management, identifying potential problem areas and recommend corrective action as required.

  • Prepare, coordinate and review contracts, work plans, reports and documents. Obtain sign-offs as required.

  • Track and monitor outstanding issues, dependencies and interdependencies to ensure timely resolution.

  • Demonstrates behaviors that support diversity, inclusion, and a respectful work and service environment that is free from discrimination and harassment. Helps to remove barriers and accommodate employees and customers (within their area of responsibility) in accordance with TTC’s commitments and obligations under the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) and Related Orders, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and TTC’s policies.

  • Manage project scope, budget, schedule and risks.

  • Plan, organize and prioritize/re-prioritize tasks / activities / projects to meet section and organizational goals, particularly under tight deadlines and prioritization/re-prioritization of business objectives.

  • Apply analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Demonstrate consistency in taking initiatives and work productivity in management of project objectives and milestones.

  • Communicate effectively and efficiently in a variety of mediums.

  • Apply the principles and practices of quality assurance.

  • Create, document, and manage information and records.

  • Use office technology, software and applications.

  • Understand the organization's fiscal environment


Minimum Requirements:

  • Completion of a university degree in an architectural discipline or a combination of education, training and experience deemed to be equivalent.

  • Valid Province of Ontario Class “G” Driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cumulative experience in the design and construction management of medium and/or large, multi-disciplinary projects would be an asset.

  • PMP certification would be an asset.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work with and provide support to multi-disciplined teams consisting of Project Managers, Senior Project Engineers, Senior Project Coordinators, Designers and Consultants.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of current architectural principles and practices combined with a comprehensive knowledge of project management principles and practices, including conceptual planning and all phases of design.

  • Familiarity with project management information systems and reporting as it relates to control of scope, scheduling and cost.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of construction techniques and practices, contract administration, construction inspection, and knowledge of pertinent Acts and Regulations (Construction Lien Act, Occupational Health & Safety Act, etc.).

Additional Information

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10075352

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada