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Project Coordinator

Port Hope, Ontario
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The PHAI is a federal initiative to clean-up low-level radioactive waste (LLRW) situated in the Municipality of Port Hope and the Municipality of Clarington.  The project involves remediating a large number of contaminated sites to establish clean-up criteria and consolidating the wastes in a newly engineered mound (one in each community).

The Project Coordinators will work under the direction of the respective Managers in  Port Hope Construction & Remediation.  Duties will include assisting the Managers and Project Lead(s) in implementing the various aspects of the PHAI Project, leading the remediation of LLRW contaminated sites in the Port Hope area.



Essential duties of this position are described below:

  • The Project Coordinator is part of the Historic Waste Programs Management Office (HWP MO) Project Delivery Team interacting directly with internal stakeholders and other contributing parties involved in the development and implementation of the management of LLRW located at a variety of major sites around the Port Hope Community.   The Project Coordinator will work under the supervision of the Managers in Port Hope Construction and Remediation.

  • S/he actively assists with the definition, coordination and implementation of the various engineering work packages under the scope of services described as site remediation.

  • S/he will assist in preparing/reviewing various project documents including TSWs, SOWs, project schedules, and project budgets.

  • S/he will review contractor submittals (schedules, SOPs, reports, costs/ invoices, etc.),and ensure scope requirements are met.

  • S/he reviews technical studies and detailed reports prepared by design consultants and other contributing parties to ensure high quality (technical accuracy and appropriateness) and consistency with formats/requirements to CNL technical documentation standards.

  • S/he completes research, provides expert advice and leads the development of practical and economical solutions to specific engineering problems encountered by the project.

  • S/he will monitor technical progress on engineering and design work activities, studies and contracts, against standards, objectives and specifications.

  • S/he prepares work plans and implements them.

  • S/he prepares complex reports and specifications subject to review by the Managers, Port Hope Construction and Remediation.

  • S/he monitors deliverables for technical accuracy and adequacy, checks calculations, and assesses need for potential changes in scope, cost, schedule or quality.

  • S/he gains familiarity with commercial, business and administrative procedures such as change orders and contracts.

  • S/he researches information and provides input and to assist the Manager, Port Hope Construction and Remediation in important technical matters and assists in the identification and scoping of project deliverables and associated cost projections.

  • S/he works closely with CNL staff and counterparts in other organizations participating in the PHAI project to confirm progress assure alignment and resolve problems.

  • S/he will liaise with and assist members of the Port Hope Construction and Remediation Team in the interpretation and use of tech specs and drawings and documents to advance remediation.

  • As the project progresses, there is a possibility of more input to and involvement with the remediation of Small Scale Sites and Major Site remediation. S/he may be assigned to the Construction and Remediation Team to advance aspects of the remediation program.

  • S/he completes other duties as assigned by Managers and Project Leads in Port Hope Construction and Remediation.


The Project Coordinator should hold a university degree in engineering/science or have equivalent experience resulting in knowledge of relevant engineering.
The candidate should have a minimum of four years engineering, environmental remediation, construction or related work experience and capability in supporting project teams or providing input to design teams in the development of concepts and preliminary designs.

Work experience on remediation projects is an asset. Registration or eligible for membership in a provincial engineering association, or equivalent, is desirable.

Work experience in nuclear or radiation industries is an asset.

The Project Coordinator will maintain a high level of creative thinking and keep abreast of developments and technologies in the field, including applicable codes and standards related to PHAI project activities.

The Project Coordinator has knowledge of engineering procedures and practices, organization and quality processes.  S/he has a good understanding of compliance program requirements.  S/he is also knowledgeable of procurement practices and has some experience in contract management skills.

The Project Coordinator should have a knowledge of project management principles (scope, schedule, time, quality, risk) and hands-on experience in the management of engineering activities during the various phases of a project such as the PHAI (i.e., concept, design, procurement, construction, commissioning, operation and decommissioning).

This team player must have superior verbal communication and technical writing skills as well as the ability to work effectively with personnel of varying disciplines.

The Project Coordinator should be proficient in MS Office applications (e.g., WORD, EXCEL, ACCESS, MS PROJECT, etc).


Posted: 2018-11-26 Expires: 2019-01-10

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