Project Coordinator

ProjectsFull TimeNorth Vancouver, BC

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Vancouver Pile Driving Ltd (Vanpile), a multi-discipline construction company, is one of the largest marine general contractors in Canada. Since 1913, our employees have built many of the major marine facilities along the coastline and inland waters of British Columbia. Vanpile is a local family owned and operated company. Read more about us at

As an integral member of our Construction team, you will contribute to the growth of new markets and continued development of innovative construction techniques to maintain our competitive advantage as a major player in the marine construction industry.

We are looking for a motivated individual who is committed to growing their professional career at Vanpile while gaining valuable knowledge and experience through a variety of assignments.


  • Studies plans and specifications to become familiar with project requirements
  • Prepares detailed firm, budget & unit price estimates for labour, materials, equipment, permits, etc.
  • Prepares schedules for labour, materials and equipment
  • Advises field staff of assumptions on construction procedures and methods used in the preparation of estimates
  • Responsible for project costing and tracking
  • Completes accounting documentation and establishes and maintains cost codes
  • Support subcontract management and processing of invoices and progress claims
  • Responsible for change order implication and tracking
  • Expedite materials and equipment deliveries from suppliers and subcontractors
  • Assist Site Supervisor with manpower requirements
  • Responsible for progress claims
  • Establishes and maintains an effective quality control program
  • Strong commitment to Health, Safety & Environment
  • Work closely with the rest of the Human Resources team to design processes and policies for the organization
  • Work with HR Health & Safety Team to implement programs, policies, and procedures for health and safety across the organization


  • University degree in Engineering, or diploma in Civil Technology
  • Experience with heavy construction projects (considered an asset)
  • Knowledge of cost control, estimating and planning techniques
  • Use of computer software: Excel, AutoCAD & MS Project


  • Strong English communication skills, both verbal and written
  • High personal, professional and ethical standards
  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills
  • A collaborative, proactive, and results oriented approach
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking/problem solving skills
  • Sound prioritization/time-management skills
  • Strong attention to detail, highly organized and a team player

In Return For Your Outstanding Expertise, Vanpile Offers

  • Competitive base salary
  • Bonus eligible
  • Company Paid RRSP
  • Professional development
  • 14 statutory holidays (per calendar year)
  • Competitive benefits program
  • The ability to grow with a family owned and operated company

“We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Vancouver Pile Driving is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity and inclusion.”

Vancouver Pile Driving Ltd. does not accept and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited résumés from agencies. Agencies should not submit resumes in response to this posting, to Vanpile employees or any associated company location.