IT Project Coordinator
Weir Marine Engineering
Halifax NS, LaSalle or Gatineau QC, or the National Capital Region
Hybrid - Option of working on premises or a combination of on premise and teleworking
Purpose of Role:
You will act as an interface between our clients and their business and engineering processes, and our internal project teams. You will champion projects and initiatives and see them through successfully in accordance with established internal policy, procedures and processes.
This role is not hands on, but it is very technical, in that you must be able to interact with the technical project team members, chair technical discussions, challenge technical decisions, make decisions on technical data, and occasionally personally address technical work packages. The role will execute various coordinating tasks/services, such as schedule and risk management, maintaining and validating project documentation, monitoring project and implementation plans and schedules, participating in stakeholder meetings, and ensuring projects are delivered in a timely manner. Candidate must have a Canadian Citizenship and living in Canada a minimum of 10 years in order to obtain a government security clearance required for the position.
Why choose Weir:
Be part of a global organization dedicated to building a better future: At Weir, the growing world depends on us. It depends on us constantly reinventing, quickly adapting and continually finding better, faster, more sustainable ways to access the resources it needs to thrive. And it depends on each of us doing the best work of our lives. It’s a big challenge – but it is exciting.
An opportunity to grow your own way: Everything moves fast in the dynamic world of Weir. This creates opportunities for us to take on new challenges, explore new areas, learn, progress and excel. Best of all, there is no set path that our people must take. Instead, everyone is given the support and freedom to tailor-make their own career and do the best work of their lives.
Feel empowered to be yourself and belong: Weir is a welcoming, inclusive place, where each individual’s contribution is recognized and all employees are encouraged to innovate, collaborate and be themselves. We continually focus on people and their wellbeing. We believe in fairness and choose to be honest, transparent and authentic in everything we do.
Create project plans using WME’s Cost and Schedule Performance Management System (C/SPMS), addressing scope, budget, risks and detailed Work Breakdown Sequences (WBS);
Interact with clients and business/technical stakeholders to understand, extract and develop project requirements (functional, operational, performance, security, etc.);
Write requirements, technical, reference, architecture and design documentation in accordance with the group’s style using established templates;
Develop technical plans in accordance with the group’s System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) SDLC process; Develop and assign technical Work Packages in conjunction with functional managers;
Hold internal and external review, coordination and progress meetings, acting as a facilitator amongst assigned technical resources; Review technical outputs;
Prepare presentation material, lead stakeholder meetings, and produce meeting Record of Discussions/Decisions (RODs);
Review monthly expenditures and produce monthly progress reports for the client using WME’s C/SPMS; and
Safety First: Demonstrate 100% commitment to our zero harm behaviors in support of our drive towards developing a world class safety culture.
Job Knowledge/Education and Qualifications:
Well-rounded project management knowledge, self-taught or through recognized certifications;
Demonstrated technical work experience in the field of IT in technologies such as: Wide Area Networking; Routing and Switching; Security; Virtualization, Software Defined Networking and Software Defined Storage; Desktop Delivery and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure; Enterprise infrastructure services; and Enterprise IT and communications hardware and software.
Familiarity with project management tools (Microsoft Project, Excel, PowerPoint);
Ability to work to tight timelines, take on additional responsibilities, and accept and introduce change in a positive manner;
You can write very well in English;
ITIL and service management knowledge is a plus;
Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) or the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) is considered an asset.
What we offer you
Weir Marine Engineering (WME) has managed the Naval Engineering Test Establishment (NETE) on behalf of the Government of Canada since 1953. Through this association, WME has developed a unique capability to provide multidisciplinary engineering, testing and consulting services to government and industry.
Flexible, compressed work schedules, work from home or office
Vacation, personal days, holidays, and parental leaves
Comprehensive Family Medical, Dental and Vision coverage as well as:
A Wellness Spending Account to aid in your wellness journey
Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
Medical Travel Insurance
A Registered Retirement Savings Plan that includes matching company contributions that also includes access to Financial Advisors providing investment advice and comprehensive financial planning
Access to development resources to enhance your skills and/or advance your career including:
Under the Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination, new employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment, unless accommodated due to certified medical contraindications, religion, or other prohibited grounds under the Canadian Human Rights Act.
Founded in 1871, Weir is a world leading engineering business with a purpose to make mining operations smarter, more efficient and sustainable. Thanks to Weir’s technology, our customers can produce essential metals and minerals using less energy, water and waste at lower cost. With the increasing need for metals and minerals for climate change solutions, Weir colleagues are playing their part in powering a low carbon future. We are a global family of 11,000 uniquely talented people in over 60 counties, inspiring each other to do the best work of our lives.
Weir is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, age, or any other legally protected status.