Coordinator, Construction Services – (Student)

Print Date: August 17, 2022
Job ID: 46641

Job Overview

  • Company Name Defence Construction Canada
  • Job Start Date Sat, 11 Jun 2022 06:26:56 GMT
  • Job Type Full Time - Permanent
  • Job Source Careerjet

Job title: Coordinator, Construction Services – (Student)

Job description: DCC is proud to be recognized by Forbes on their 2022 list of

Are you an engineering or engineering technology student interested in the construction management field?

Are you excited by the prospect of supporting infrastructure projects at one of Canada’s military bases in British Columbia?

We are looking for a student in the construction management, engineering, and project management field who have strong critical thinking, writing, and interpersonal skills to join our Comox site office team

Defence Construction Canada is a dynamic and fast-paced Crown corporation. Our more than 900 employees—all civilians—work in offices across the country, often co-located on military bases. Our clients include the Canadian Forces and the Department of National Defence’s infrastructure and environment programs. Our corporate values are dedication, collaboration, competence, and fairness. These values guide our actions, the way we make decisions and how we conduct our business. To help us lead the way, we are looking for open minded, highly motivated, ready to learn, and reliable individuals.

As part of DCC’s ongoing efforts to recruit a diverse workforce, the National Student Program offers students a 2–4-month work experience term. This is a great opportunity for students to be exposed to a work environment and to expand their skills.

What You Can Expect

You will build a network of colleagues in a variety of disciplines who are passionate about the work they do and will lead and mentor you in a high-performing environment. Successful candidates will gain office and field experience in construction and /or project management work, and may support in the following tasks:

  • Monitoring tasks related to inspection, construction contracts, and control of materials
  • Checking compliance with contractual requirements and reporting deviations
  • Maintaining records, schedules and documents, and preparing standard reports
  • Supporting renovation and new construction projects
  • Participating in the tendering phases of construction contracts by reviewing plans and specifications
  • Participate in consultant, construction and staff meetings

What We Are Looking For

  • Good judgement, positive attitude and flexible nature
  • Knowledge of computer software programs
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and writing skills
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to work independently

Who We Are Looking For

  • You meet the minimum age requirement to work in British Columbia
  • You are currently enrolled in engineering, engineering technology, architecture, environmental science, or related field at an accredited college or university
  • A valid drivers license and access to a vehicle is preferred
  • You are eligible to work in Canada


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