MEA Forensic Engineers & Scientists is seeking an Administrative Project Coordinator (PC) who will work within a team that provides administrative support for an engineering consulting firm in Richmond, BC. The PC’s function in a fast-paced, challenging environment that requires initiative, strong attention to detail, professionalism, resourcefulness, and the ability to multi-task.
Position: Project Coordinator
Reports to: Senior Engineer
Project administration: record initial instructions from client; perform conflict searches; coordinate initial activities and prepare confidential documents; assist with report preparation (reviewing, formatting and editing); complete billing process for each file.
Project management: track progress and status of all active files; maintain an awareness of Engineers’ workloads, specializations, schedules and deadlines. Attend weekly team meetings.
Communication & teamwork: timely and accurate communication with Engineers, Project Coordinators and clients regarding project activities and status; develop good working relationships with all Engineers, with other Project Coordinators, and other personnel at the firm.
General administration: handle incoming inquiries, mail distribution, reception coverage, and other duties, as required.
Specialized tasks: conduct library and archival research; purchase materials for testing; handle evidence and follow procedures for proper storage and documentation; coordinate events and travel arrangements.
Minimum 2 years working in an administrative role
Post-Secondary education an asset
Strong oral and written English
Intermediate proficiency with MSOffice Suite, online research
Physical lifting 20-40 lbs
Current Driver’s License an asset
MEA Forensic is a multi-disciplinary forensic investigation firm that annually investigates more than 2,000 transportation crashes, injuries, product failures and property losses for clients in the legal and insurance industries. We help clients understand the scientific aspects of their case and provide technical opinions that stand up in a court of law.
MEA offers a stimulating environment, challenging work and the opportunity to conduct and publish research to advance our science. Our salary, culture and benefits are designed to attract and keep bright, high-achieving professionals.