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Engineering Project Coordinator

Requisition ID: 49405 

Position Number: 20036397

Posting End Date: February 27, 2020

City: Winnipeg

Site: St. Boniface Hospital

Department / Unit: Capital Planning & Property Management 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 

Union: Exempt

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015


Salary is commensurate with education and qualifications.


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Position Overview

Reporting directly to the Director, Capital Planning & Property Management, and while demonstrating a commitment to the Mission, Values and Management Philosophy of St. Boniface Hospital, the ENGINEERING PROJECT CO-ORDINATOR, is responsible for delivery of campus infrastructure planning program, producing feasibility analysis of internal/external projects and contract administration of various construction projects. 


These functions include: project planning, assessing design & engineering feasibility, identifying scope of work, producing design concepts, estimates and construction drawings. Coordinating and/or supporting construction start up meetings; acting as Hospital representative and as a liaison with consultants and Regional Health Authority. Construction oversight of consultants, contractors and internal trades ensuring all Hospital standards as they relate to construction are met; conducting regular site visits, in conjunction with consultants; ensuring that construction conforms to plans and specifications; supporting the decanting process as it relates to construction projects; handling matters of contract administration; and performing other related duties as required.

  • Minimum (5) years recent related experience in facilities/capital design, planning with complex, multidisciplinary projects and operations.
  • Project coordination experience in the health care field is considered an asset.
Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
  • Successful completion of a university degree or technical college diploma in an engineering discipline  (Electrical, Mechanical,  Architectural, Construction, etc.), along with formal training of AUTOCAD tools.
  • Project management certification is an asset.
  • Good understanding of financial statements as they relate to construction.
  • Working knowledge of MS Project software.
  • Working knowledge of AUTOCAD and document management principles.
  • Comprehension of Building Code Compliance and application, life cycle cost issues, construction methods, sustainability design concepts, barrier free access and environmental risks.
  • Knowledge of engineering, project and construction management principles.
  • Knowledge of health care infrastructure systems and equipment, including medical gases, plumbing, steam, HVAC, building controls, fire suppression, power distribution, nurse call, access controls.
  • Knowledge of building envelope systems, roofing, glazing and door systems.
  • Should have working knowledge of business management, business ethics and management principles.


Note:  An equivalent combination of education and experience, as deemed recognized by the Employer, may be considered in lieu of the above.

Qualifications and Skills
  • Ability to identify issues, and develop and analyze solutions to resolve problems.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated planning, organizing and forecasting abilities.
  • Demonstrated organizational and team collaboration skills.
  • Effective negotiation skills.
  • Ability to interact well with professionals at all levels, internally and externally.


This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.


Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.


Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.


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