Parks Infrastructure Asset Coordinator

City of Coquitlam

Parks Infrastructure Asset Coordinator

Regular Full Time
Parks, Recreation and Culture Services

The City of Coquitlam is the sixth largest city in BC, home to more than 150,000 residents.  Our municipality continues to grow through green field and infill development, innovative urban design, inspiring arts, culture and recreation programs, and state-of-the-art transportation systems.  Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner, while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.

The City of Coquitlam is currently seeking a Parks Infrastructure Asset Coordinator. This is administrative, technical and supervisory work in coordinating civic parks infrastructure asset management.  The work involves planning and coordinating projects for the repair and replacement of parks infrastructure, including coordination of design and construction work; the preparation of various reports, project specifications, schedules, budgets, documents, and related matters; and field inspection of work performed. The Parks Infrastructure Asset Coordinator also supervises skilled and semi-skilled staff providing parks infrastructure maintenance and construction services and oversees and reviews the work of contractors.
  • As a Parks Infrastructure Asset Coordinator you will coordinate design and construction work for parks infrastructure projects; prepare terms of reference for the selection of architectural and engineering consultants; and coordinate and participate in the preparation of reports, tender documents, and contracts for the project.
  • Act as a liaison and coordinator between architectural, engineering and/or construction firms, and user departments to ensure desired results; prepare project schedules and budgets; attend all project committee meetings as a resource person; review plans and working drawings at various stages for conformance to project guidelines and established standards.
  • Prepare and maintain a variety of materials such as records, technical and status reports, correspondence, and project specifications; review all invoices, change orders, and other payment claims for accuracy, investigate discrepancies, recommend approval or other actions to a superior.
  • Conduct field inspections; ensure that all work performed is in accordance with contractual terms and established regulations; arbitrate minor disputes regarding contract interpretations, construction practices, standards, and methods; review and advise on proposed changes; monitor and assess construction progress.
  • Coordinate and inspect infrastructure maintenance and repair work, utilizing a CMMS (Maximo) and provide typical supervisory functions for in-house staff.

The ideal candidate will have a degree or diploma in architectural, civil or building technology, including or supplemented by courses in project management (PMP), plus considerable related experience and/or a trades designation including or supplemented by courses in project management (PMP) and architectural, civil or building technology, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

A Driver's License for the Province of British Columbia is required.  Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Police Information Check.

The City offers a competitive salary of $39.56-46.75, a comprehensive benefits package and an “earned day off” program. 

Please apply online by 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at
The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those
selected for an interview will be contacted.

Organization: City of Coquitlam
Location: Coquitlam, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation, Asset Management
Posted: March 5, 2019, 10:38 am
Expires: March 24, 2019, 5:00 pm

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