Assistant Project Manager / Coordinator (Fort McMurray)
Prominent Fort McMurray Company - Fort McMurray, AB

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A prominent Fort McMurray Company is currently looking for a Direct Assistant/Project Manager type professional to serve as its' General Manager's "Go-To" person. Some financial background is preferred in addition to the qualifications listed below.


Reporting directly to the General Manager, the APM/Coordinator assists with arranging and coordinating documentation flow, turnover documents, and labor, material and equipment requirements relative to department projects. The APM/Coordinator works with the supervisory team to ensure that all work meets the customer's reasonable expectations in a profitable and timely manner. The incumbent works under pressure of bid deadlines, and has access to confidential job costing information which is used primarily to assemble reports.

RESPONSIBILITIES (Include but not limited to):

· Equipment used: computer, printer, scanner, photocopier, fax and calculator

· Authority to issue purchase orders up to $10,000 in value

· Contact potential customers and assist in the development of the scope of projects

· Research the cost of materials, equipment and labor to complete projects

· Assist in the preparation of formal project bids

· Ensure accuracy of distributed drawings and plans

· Complete all documentation required for each project

· Resolve customer concerns

· Prepare project plans and tracking systems to set up and monitor schedule and budget

· Create purchase orders

· Order materials and equipment

· Coordinate labor, materials and equipment with site foremen

· Daily interaction with site foremen and managers

· Frequent interaction with suppliers and clients

· Be familiar with and focus on safe work practices leading towards zero incident target

· Ensure safety education is provided and followed

· Work closely with field Maintenance Supervisor and field Project Supervisors

· Perform other duties as assigned of a similar nature or level


· Familiarity with Timberline, Microsoft Office, and the mechanical trade

· Financial background a plus

· Excellent organizational skills; ability to deal calmly with customer and equipment problems; sound project management skills; thorough attention to detail, and effective written and verbal communication

· Completion of a technical degree or trade certificate and five or more years of mechanical contracting experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job as listed above.