Small Projects Coordinator

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

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Small Projects Coordinator

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Positions Available


Closing Date

7 Dec 2022


Permanent Full-Time


Edmonton AB

Remote Option



FMD Maintenance


Facilities Management & Development


Main Campus


Detailed Job Description

order to ensure your application is received by NAIT for thorough review and
consideration, please apply directly through our Careers site at


The department of
Facilities Management & Development provides NAIT with well-planned,
designed, constructed and maintained facilities to support a safe, clean,
attractive and comfortable environment for staff and students. We maintain and
manage all NAIT buildings, parking lots, grounds, electrical & mechanical,
HVAC and custodial services. We spearhead capital projects so that they align
with NAIT goals and master development plans, including new building
construction, renovations and infrastructure renewal projects. We keep NAIT
campuses safe and welcoming through the diligence of NAIT Protective Services.
Facilities Management and Development is responsible for the development,
maintenance and operation of more then 3.5 million square feet of indoor space
on five campuses


Key Responsibilities:

  • Preliminary
    Planning and Project Initiation
    • Working with NAIT Stakeholders to develop
      drawings of capital and maintenance projects
    • Reviewing and ensuring that NAIT standards and
      practices are conformed and adhered to
    • Working with consultants and NAIT’s Technical
      Services team to develop project plans, drawings, specifications.
    • Providing advice and/or “best fit” design
      solutions to NAIT clients
  • Tendering and
    • Attending or conducting pretender and
      preconstruction meetings to finalize tendering requirements
    • Working with the Procurement Team to prepare
      and review Request for Proposals or Request for Qualifications
  • Construction
    Oversite, Updates and Approvals
    • Providing construction support, coordination
      with NAIT Operations team and supervision for stakeholders
    • Coordinating trade resources for maintenance
    • Monitoring and documenting the project status
      regarding budget and schedule
    • Inspecting construction activities to ensure
      quality and completion requirements are met
    • Reviewing contractor progress submissions and recommending
      acceptance of invoice payments and final acceptance of project work
  • Supporting
    Other Projects
    • Providing support to Senior Project
      Coordinators and/or Managers by assisting as required on larger projects


Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of design and construction practices
    related to architectural, structural, mechanical and electrical elements and
    building systems
  • Project management principles including the
    ability to effectively coordinate the activities of others and analyze project
  • Effective communication, collaboration, and
    organizational skills
  • Knowledge of applicable building and safety
    codes, standards and guidelines
  • Knowledge of construction administration
  • Knowledge and use of AutoCAD & Bluebeam



  • Completion of Grade Twelve
  • Diploma in Architectural Technology,
    Construction Engineering, or other related field or equivalent
  • Minimum of five years of related experience in
    design and drafting including construction administration and /or project
  • Experience in the production of construction
    documents and project coordination
  • Completion of courses in Project Management and
    AutoCAD are an asset
  • Eligibility for a Certified Engineering Technologist
    (CET) or (C. Tech) designation
  • Equivalencies may be considered


Remuneration: $2,535.13 – $3,409.20 bi-weekly, plus a comprehensive
benefits package. (Classification – Technologist IV). 

This position is covered by the AUPE
(Alberta Union of Provincial Employees) Collective Agreement.

Please submit a resume and Cover Letter to be considered for this
opportunity. Apply online today at 


About NAIT

people matter.

We’re proud
to have been named one of Alberta’s
Top Employers for 11
consecutive years. Developing an engaging, supportive and rewarding work
culture is something we take seriously. We know that people are our biggest
asset – they are what makes NAIT a great place to work.   

At NAIT, you
are part of a community that makes a difference in the lives of students, staff
and industry clients and partners. The NAIT culture reflects our shared values
of respect, collaboration, celebration, creativity and accountability. We are
committed to equity,
diversity and inclusion and are a
proud partner of the Canadian
Centre for Diversity and Inclusion
and Pride at Work Canada.  


What we offer

We’ve created
a benefits package that focuses on health and wellness, professional and
personal growth, recognition and work-life balance.

NAIT is a
flexible workplace and depending on the nature of your role, you may request
flexible work arrangements with respect to where and when you work, including
being on-campus full-time, working off-site, or a combination of the two. 

also have access to excellent vacation time, paid time off between Christmas
and New Year’s, a strong recognition program, learning opportunities, 2 annual
all-staff professional development days and so much more. 


Health and safety

continues to encourage everyone coming to our campuses to be fully vaccinated
against COVID-19 and to get their booster shots as soon as they are
eligible. Vaccination against COVID-19 remains the best way to prevent
severe illness and death, and third doses can boost immunity to improve
protection and limit spread. 


Additional requirements

Applicants with education
credentials earned outside of Canada who have not had them previously assessed
should have their credentials evaluated by World Education Services or the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) .



NAIT is an inclusive employer and
strives to hire a diverse workforce. If you are contacted by us regarding a job
opportunity, please don’t hesitate to advise if you require any accommodation
during the selection process. Please contact us via email at 
[email protected]


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