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Construction Coordinator Co-op (8 Months)

London, ON, CA

Dufferin Construction - a division of CRH Canada

Job ID:  359900 

Work Type:  Internship 


Dufferin Construction is a division of CRH Canada Group Inc., one of Canada's largest vertically integrated building materials and construction companies.


Here at Dufferin Construction, we are always seeking to hire numerous students for co-op placements. The locations in which you will work depend on your permanent address and interest.

Who we are

Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top 100 Employers and under the long established and respected name of Dufferin Construction, a CRH Company, we operate 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.


Job Title: Construction Coordinator Co-op          

Placement Term:8 months

Expected Start Date: May 2022

Job Location: South West District: London and surrounding areas 


What you will do:

  • Assist the Partnership Ventures (PV) pursuit team in the submission of multi-million dollar joint venture projects (P3/Design-Build).
  • Quantity estimation and take-offs using engineering drawings and project specifications.
  • Ensure design scope meets Owner/Client project specifications, relevant municipal/ provincial standards, and supply value engineering whenever possible.
  • Document control for internal and external communications with project Clients and Partners.
  • Compose and manage Requests for Information with the Contracting Authority based on PV pursuit team guidance.
  • Establish relationships with subcontractors in order to obtain project specific pricing. 
  • Prepare bidding packages to be sent to sub trades.
  • Conduct project site visits for projects in pursuit.
  • Develop pursuit schedules.
  • Assist in the preparation of submittals for interim and final project requirements.
  • Develop staging plans for different phases of construction.
  • Complete special projects/tasks related to various PV Department projects in execution (including site visits to active construction sites, inspections, etc.).
  • Employees may also be assigned other work as required. 


What you need to have:


  • Currently enrolled in a Civil Engineering Degree, Civil Engineering Technologist or Technician Diploma
  • Related experience (work or school)
  • Aptitude to learn
  • Valid full class G driver’s license.


    Position Dimensions:

  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and strong commitment to achieving goals and objectives. 
  • Detail-oriented, 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, Bluebeam, Civil 3D).  


   Working Conditions:

  • Standard 50 hours per week.
  • Possibility of night work or weekend work based on operational requirements.
  • Working at head office (Oakville, Ontario), possible site visits.
  • Travel to/from/within jobsite(s). 



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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 Posted:  Jan 10, 2022

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