Project Coordinator - Electrical Job in Kingston for Modern Niagara |

Project Coordinator - Electrical

April 22 2022
Industries Construction, Maintenance
Categories Electrical, Project Management, Business Analysis, Project, Project management, Planning
Kingston, ON

Modern Niagara helps building owners, managers, and general contractors meet the mechanical, electrical, integrated building technology, and building services needs of their buildings across Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Southwestern Ontario, and Ottawa. We also develop custom, turnkey solutions to help reach the desired outcomes. We are committed to having a positive and meaningful impact on Canada’s infrastructure and on the communities where we live, learn, work, and heal.


We value passion, initiative, determination, professionalism, and teamwork and we are committed to ensuring that our teams have everything they need to succeed. Health and safety are embedded in everything we do and, as a result, our award-winning safety culture has a record that’s well above industry standards.

At Modern Niagara, you will work alongside values-driven, safety-conscious, and high-impact teams in a fast-paced, innovative, and collaborative environment. Here, your knowledge, skills, and excellent service will help ensure that the buildings that make up Canada’s infrastructure fulfill the needs they were set out to meet.

Modern Niagara is one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and is a recipient of SMACNA‘s Safety Excellence Award Program (SSEAP) – Canada and the Canadian Occupational Safety (COS) Magazine’s Canada’s Best Health + Safety Culture Award and Canada’s Safest Employers Award in the Building and Construction category.

We currently have an opening for an Electrical Project Coordinator to provide support to members of the Project Team at our Kingston office.

The mission of an Electrical Project Coordinator is to work closely with the Project Manager and provide support. Effective Project Coordinators live the Modern Niagara Core Values and manage their time to efficiently support multiple Project Managers. Project Coordinators are responsible for budget entry and costing, submittals, purchase orders, site documentation and O&M manuals. They are also responsible for information such as: RFI, CCNs and shop drawings as the projects progresses and ensuring with follow up that paperwork is delivered or posted to jobsite and foreman.

Weekly 1 on 1 communication meetings with associated project managers is required. A key component of the PC position is to assist Project Managers in achieving overall departmental and financial goals.


  • Aid the project managers in obtaining shop drawings from manufacturers, suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Preparation and logging of shop drawings for issue to the general contractor/owner and engineers. Follow up and distribution of the approved shop drawings back to the manufacturers, suppliers, subcontractors and field staff.
  • Preparation of the O & M manuals, along with obtaining the information from the suppliers, manufacturers and subcontractors.
  • Management and distribution of all project related documents and drawings to subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Budget entry and set up in Timberline/accounting system.
  • The following data systems entries:
  • Completion of project CCDCs as part of project close out.
  • Entry of change orders and distribution of change notices/orders to subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Applies the SMaC Recipe to daily tasks.


  • Post-secondary education in construction management/ Electrical Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 2-3 years of project coordination experience within construction industry would be ideal.
  • Previous experience working in the construction industry, particularly field work would be a strong asset.
  • Demonstrated competency with Microsoft Office including: Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with project or construction management software is an (eg; Procore)
  • Attention to detail, strong reading as well as writing skills.
  • Effective communicator with the ability to develop and sustain productive working relationships with employees, subcontractors and other stakeholders at all levels.
  • Sense of urgency and drive to succeed. Must be comfortable working within a deadline driven, fast paced environment.
  • Resourceful, problem-solver that is energetic and able to manage multiple priorities.
  • Strong team player.
  • Ability to work in an office and field environment and maintain excellent working relationships with others.
  • Comfort and ability to work on site.
  • A vehicle is required as the successful candidate may be required to drive to various job sites.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

At Modern Niagara, we recognize the value of fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization and are committed to eliminating barriers faced by members of equity-seeking groups (women, Indigenous, Black, racialized, LGTBQ2S+, people with disabilities, and new immigrants) in the construction industry. Our DEI vision is to build an organization where everyone has access to the same opportunities, experience equitable outcomes, and can thrive and reach their full potential.

We value the diversity of the people we hire and serve. Modern Niagara is an equal opportunity employer. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process, please advise us so that suitable accommodations can be made. We can be reached at

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