Construction Coordinator

Barrie, ON, CA

Dufferin Construction - A CRH Company

Job ID:  488707 

Work Type:  Full Time Permanent 


It is a great time to join the CRH Canada team! CRH Canada is going through an exciting business transformation which demands first-class Talent Management support to drive results.

We are building a world- class team. Make your mark!

You will be a successful addition to our team if you look at change as an opportunity to develop and contribute to the business. You will be successful in your role if you like partnering with the business, presenting new ideas and providing excellent customer service.


Who we are

Under the long established and respected name of Dufferin Construction, CRH Canada operates a multi-million construction business which provides construction services throughout Southern Ontario and on key projects across Canada. Founded in 1912, Dufferin Construction has built a solid reputation for market excellence, drawing on a rich history and a strong heritage of quality, stability and innovative leadership in the marketplace. Dufferin Construction is one of the largest heavy civil engineering contractors in the industry, employing over 1000 people.


CRH is a leading provider of building materials solutions that build, connect and improve our world. Employing 78,500 people at 3,390 locations in 29 countries, CRH has marketing leading positions in both North America and Europe.


Why Work with Us?

  • Competitive Compensation packages
  • Group Medical, Extended Health and Dental Plan starting from Day 1
  • Voluntary Savings Program – TFSA & RRSP
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Three weeks’ vacation
  • Service Awards ​
  • Bridge Scholarship Program​
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Discounts on gym membership, telecommunications, home and auto insurance


Position Responsibilities:  

  • Assist the Project Superintendent in planning, coordinating and supervising construction activities including crew and equipment
  • Ensure compliance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations for construction projects by implementing the Company’s OH&S management system
  • Maintain and manage plans, specifications, cost, and material estimates, subcontract and related reports
  • Establish, monitor and initiate updates to, construction work schedules
  • Maintain accurate cost control plans by entering daily units of completion and processing time cards and material packing slips for payment and cost control updates
  • Coordinate proper procurement of construction materials ensuring timely delivery and accuracy of purchase orders
  • Expedite progress payment certificates, final payment certificates and all extra work orders as per contract
  • Calculate all productivity and material yields
  • Arrange and conduct construction field services as required
  • Maintain diary for each project on a daily basis
  • Employees may also be assigned other work as required 


Educational Criteria:

  •  Civil Engineering Degree or Civil Engineering Technologist or Technician Diploma and related experience


Working Conditions:

  •  Standard 50 hours per week, will be required to work overtime and night shifts based on operational requirements  
  •  Working on a job site, from a construction site trailer
  • Travel to/from/within jobsite(s)
  • Daily exposure to construction environment i.e. heavy equipment, oncoming traffic, inclement weather (heat, cold, rain etc.) 


Position Dimensions:

  • Valid full class G drivers license
  • Relocation would be the responsibility of the applicant   
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and strong commitment to achieving goals and objective
  • Focused on details, highly organized and works effectively with shifting priorities and rapid change
  • Effectively examines events, issues and problems to generate optimal solutions in a timely manner
  • Communicates with impact and creates an environment in which people communicate openly and honestly 
  • Fosters teamwork and cooperation with a strong ability to work with a highly functional team of experts
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office)  



Dufferin Construction builds careers. Our door is always open to hire highly skilled and motivated individuals who want to develop to their full potential while playing a key role in our future plans.  Solid growth opportunities are available that provide progression from entry level to senior management positions.  Our growth and development strategy involves defined practical experience in project management, augmented with annual training programs to accelerate career progression.



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CRH Canada Group Inc. recognizes Canada’s diverse landscape. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Date:  Jun 30, 2024

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