Project Manager/ Senior Coordinator


Normerica Building Systems – Barrie, ON


Job Summary


Normerica Building Systems, the leader in Timber Frame construction, is seeking a Project Manager/ Senior Coordinator to join our Construction Team to assist and oversee a number of projects throughout mid to northern Ontario. The Project Manager/ Senior Coordinator should have experience in timber construction and versed in all types of commercial construction.




  • Coordinates and Manages multiple construction activities, on various sites.
  • Directs all trades to achieve completion of the project on schedule, within budget, with quality workmanship that conforms to original plans and specifications.
  • Maintains construction schedule, identifies and solves problems.
  • Orders materials, request quotes, and schedules inspections as necessary throughout the process.
  • Understands the project plans, specifications and the Normerica Building systems (timber frame assemblies, panel-plus system, etc).
  • Understands the procedures to construct larger ICI projects.
  • Maintains positive relationships with customers, contractors, suppliers and other employees.
  • Promotes job site safety, encourages safe work practices and rectifies job site hazards immediately.
  • Ensures all company employees and contractors are adhering to the company safety policy.
  • Prepares Reports, as needed.
  • Maintains regular communication & close working relationship with Senior Project Managers & Administrators
  • Maintains a regular communication with each client as deemed necessary.
  • Participate in all project meetings
  • Conduct on-site reviews, start up and close out meetings for assigned projects
  • Ensure projects stay on budget and on schedule
  • Produce costing reports as required
  • Overall coordination and scheduling of projects


Qualifications and Skills Competencies


  • 3-5+ years related experience
  • Estimating experience an asset
  • Must be able to interpret drawings and manipulate schedules
  • Must have commercial construction experience
  • timber frame construction an asset
  • Applied knowledge of project cost/cost control
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Must have Class G license
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications


Personal Profile


  • A self-directed, highly motivated and goal oriented individual.
  • Excellent attention to detail with emphasis placed on quality.
  • Very organized with a systematic approach to tasks, to achieve accuracy and efficiency.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, including the ability to manage diverse personalities.
  • Professionally and technically competent.
  • Quick, sharp, confident, assertive, ethical and ambitious.
  • Analytical with the ability to examine issues from multiple viewpoints.
  • Friendly and out-going in social contacts; works easily with others
  • Must have own transportation


If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to .

Normerica Project Coordinator/Estimator


Normerica Building Systems – Barrie, ON


Job Summary


All Normerica construction project coordinators/estimators organize and assist in directing the activities of a construction project/ or projects and or package, under the direction of a Senior/ Project manager. You work in the office typically but may be needed on-site, looking after the day-to-day responsibilities of the project. You will be involved in the construction projects day -to-day activities.


Responsibilities and Duties


Core Responsibilities:




  • Analyze drawings and specifications.
  • Assist in value engineering buildings when necessary to meet client’s budgets
  • Assist in the selection of subtrades and ensure project tenders are completed accurately and on time
  • Assist in the development of detailed scopes of work for all trade divisions
  • Assist with project scheduling, budgeting, cash flows and other financial reporting as required
  • Formulate cost break down from estimates and for project progress
  • Co‐ordinate and organize project drawings & documents in the server & project filing cabinets, as needed.
  • Attend design / product presentation meetings.
  • Coordinate with consultants, GC, Sub‐trades, suppliers and manufacturers.
  • Review and comment on shop drawings & samples submitted by suppliers & manufacturers.
  • Confer with supervisory personnel, contractors, or design professionals to discuss and resolve matters, such as work procedures, complaints, or construction problems.
  • Inspect work progress at construction sites to verify safety and to ensure that specifications are met, when required.
  • provide administrative support to Senior/Project Managers and Site Supervisors, as required
  • Collaborate with Senior/project manager and ensure compliance to all safety procedures at site.
  • Assist Senior project manager and prepare construction estimates, budgets and schedules on projects as required
  • Assist in close out process and ensure appropriate filing of all paperwork.
  • Obtain and review quotations from subcontractors for completeness and in accordance with contract documents.




  • Assist the Estimating Team Leader and work closely with Normerica Design Group
  • Issue purchase orders based on initial delivery schedule
  • Answer questions from site regarding material usage and shortages.
  • Assemble accurate and well-organized estimates and proposals in a timely manner based on specifications supplied by sales/design teams using specified assemblies and piece counts
  •  Responsible for bidding and costing stages of a construction project
  • Compile change orders and quote revisions
  • Provide clear, accurate and detailed quantity take offs for estimating and contracted jobs
  • Provide and maintain unit pricing and database for material, various unit’s rates for all construction divisions and labour costing.
  • Sourcing of local suppliers, obtain quotations and provide analysis.
  • Assemble and verify quotations to be included within price changes including estimating of Normerica and Trade work, overheads and general conditions in accordance with contract
  • Prepare a timely schedule in Microsoft project or other project scheduling software.


Qualifications and Skills


  • 5 years related experience
  • Estimating experience an asset
  • timber frame construction an asset
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Must have Class G license
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications



Job Type: Full-time



If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to .

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