Project Coordinator

The future you want is within reach.


At PCL, we build the places where life happens and find camaraderie in the process. We're a community of builders committed to building better communities. That's why we're always looking ahead, and not just to the next project or what's next in our industry.


We're also looking at what's next for you and how we can help you build a career you're proud of. PCL is more than a job. It's your career and it matters.


Here's how a Project Coordinator for our Ottawa office contributes to our team:


  • Assists the project manager and superintendent with overall project performance including cost, schedule, safety and quality.
  • Assists in overall construction coordination, planning, and identifying potential risks and resolving field technical issues.
  • Performs and applies quantity takeoffs and surveys to manage contract progress and reporting and change management.
  • Develops and maintains excellent relationships with our trade partners through activities such as issuing tender packages, defining scopes of work, answering inquires and monitoring progress.
  • Manages change order process, including pricing, negotiating, processing, and assessing cost and schedule impact.
  • Maintains and supervises project document control including administering request for information and shop drawing and submittal process.
  • Assists with pre-commissioning or commissioning.
  • Assists with overall project closeout, including archiving documents, maintenance, and warranty.
  • Provides proactive leadership of safety and quality programs.


  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in engineering, construction management, or a related field.
  • 4-6 years of construction industry experience.
  • Knowledge of construction industry including equipment and techniques, drawings, and specifications, building materials, quality, safety, construction sequences and building code.
  • Ability to apply basic engineering and problem-solving principles to construction challenges and present solutions.
  • Ability to create a comprehensive schedule and formulate and administer subcontracts and contract documents.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective stakeholder relationships.
  • Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite with a strong aptitude for adopting new technology.

PCL is an innovative, employee-owned company comprised of people who find passion in their profession and take pride in doing great work every day. Our work powers the infrastructure and utilities that are essential to daily life and our projects are the scene of vacations, careers, education and healing. We are consistently ranked among the best companies to work for because we are committed to supporting and developing our teams.

The PCL Companies celebrate diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating equitable opportunities and an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants. We make employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or veteran status.


Should you require an accommodation during the application process, please contact us at with the position and location you are interested in.


Safety is a core value that guides everything we do. As such, all PCL salary and student employees based in Canada are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees may request an exemption due to medical condition(s) and other applicable human rights grounds.


Together, we can build success and a better future. Let’s get started!


Target Start Date: 10/31/2022  

Employee Status: Regular Full-Time   

Company: PCL Constructors Canada Inc. 

Primary Location: Ottawa, Ontario 

Job: Project Coordinator

Requisition: 339