Who we are

Westbow Construction is a rapidly expanding construction and development company located in Chilliwack, BC. Over the last 5 years we have built and sold over 500 homes in the BC and Saskatchewan markets. We are a company that prides ourselves on living up to our core values and constantly evaluate our work to make sure:

  • We work hard, we work smart
  • We build lasting value
  • We are creative and innovative
  • We have fun
  • We act with integrity
  • We care

Are you excited by growth and opportunity? Do you like to take the initiative, serve and connect with others, thrive when there are multiple things on the go, and put your ideas into action in a collaborative environment? Join our team!
 

About the role

As our Civil Engineering Coordinator, you will assist from the acquisition, through the development process, and finally in constructing all civil servicing infrastructure. You will provide support through the coordination of engineers, consultants and municipal authorities and work with many teams within Westbow to find success. You will also support all civil engineering administration including contract management, control, and on-site coordination.
 

What you’re great at

  • Juggling multiple projects and coordinating lots of moving pieces
  • Confidence in quick decision making and problem solving
  • Estimating and Quantity Take-offs
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    What you’ll be doing

  • Providing administrative support to the Development Team in all aspects of project management
  • Assisting with project feasibility and due diligence on new projects
  • Assisting in the preparation and maintenance of project budgets through historical estimates and quantity takeoffs on engineer drawings
  • Supporting the development team when applying for city applications
  • Coordinating all project insurance coverage, tracking all letters of credit, refundable deposits and fees paid for municipal permits
  • Assisting in the creation and monitoring project schedules
  • Attending consultants’ meetings, preparing minutes, and following up
  • Preparing a variety of internal and external reports and presentations
  • Maintaining and organizing electronic project files
  • Coordinating the design and construction of all civil servicing infrastructure
  • Coordinating civil design with other departments
  • Preparing, reviewing, awarding, and monitoring civil contractor bid/tenders and contracts
  • Site visits to monitor and coordinate construction progress
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    What we’re looking for

    • An ability to read and interpret civil and electrical engineering drawings, geotechnical and environmental assessments
    • Self-motivated, energetic, and enthusiastic about construction and real estate
    • Team oriented, self-motivated, and collaborative with proven results
    • Ability to maintain highly functional relationships with all stakeholders
    • A current student or graduate of a Civil Engineering Technology diploma/certificate OR minimum of 1 year of relevant experience
    • Knowledge of construction practices, materials, methods, and equipment employed in civil engineering and construction is required
    • Experience with cost estimating, bid/tender process, and contract preparation/administration
    • Project Management certifications or relevant experience an asset
    • Strong computer skills with competency of Microsoft Office (Outlook/Word/Excel)
    • Working knowledge of Reevu Bluebeam or equivalent is required

     

    What you can expect from us

    • Supportive team and leadership staff
    • Flexible work schedule
    • Casual dress attire and cheerful work environment
    • Fun company events
    • Volunteer opportunities with Westbow Gives Back
    • Benefits package
    • Investment opportunities and investment matching
    • Education and Mentorship opportunities
    Job Type: Full Time

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