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Black & McDonald Limited Technical Services Coordinator in Syracuse, New York


Black & McDonald's Northeast US team is growing! If you are an independent, enthusiastic, and driven professional searching for an opportunity to build a solid foundation for your career, this position is for you. The Technical Services Coordinator position is located in Syracuse and typically reports directly to the Project Manager.

Coordinators assist with overall project performance and status from start to finish and in accordance with schedule, specifications and budget. They manage cost, schedule, safety, and quality, and keep the Project Manager well-informed of progress, discrepancies, questions, and any impacts on project plan and schedule. Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with all stakeholders including Black & McDonald team members, clients, consultants, joint venture partners, trades, subcontractors, vendors, suppliers, and the community, while keeping them informed of relevant information

  • Assist in planning and preparing schedules and milestones, and monitor progress against established timelines

  • Comply and ensure work is performed in compliance with applicable HSE legislation and company policies and procedures, contract requirements, and Black & McDonald policies and procedures

  • Maintain departmental and network databases as required to ensure records are kept current and accurate.

  • Participate in document control, archive project activities, deliverables, tools and findings for use in future projects.

  • Assist the project team to ensure project objectives, schedule, budget, cash flow, policies, procedures, and performance standards are met in accordance with company policy and contract specifications

  • Coordinate with the project team to plan and prepare construction schedules and milestones and execute project(s) on time, within budget, and in accordance with corporate policy

  • Assist in scheduling TESR equipment calibration, equipment repairs

  • Assist in documenting technical training and safety training

  • Assists in budget analysis, cost and margin projections, estimate project changes and impacts

  • Track, interpret, analyze, and report on project data


  • Communicates Effectively

  • Customer Focus

  • Holds Self and Others Accountable

  • Problem Solving and Innovation


A Degree or Diploma in the following would be considered an asset:

  • Project Management

  • Construction Engineering Technology

  • Construction Management

  • Electrical Engineering

The following certifications/designations are considered an asset

  • PMP designation

  • Gold Seal Certification

  • Construction safety certifications


  • 3-5 years as a Project Coordinator in the construction and electrical maintenance & testing industry

  • Project experience in utilities testing and commissioning is considered an asset


Proficient knowledge and understanding of:

  • NETA Testing procedures, MTS and ATS

  • Testing software programs – Doble Protection Suite, Doble DTA, Vanguard, SEL, etc.

  • Contract management

  • Construction scheduling, planning, and execution

  • Blue print reading

  • Procurement

  • Established construction practices, procedures and techniques

  • Applicable local and labour codes

  • Business operations processes

  • Organization and time management

Proficient user of MS Office (Word, Excel, Project)

  • Willing and able to travel to sites around Syracuse, NY

  • Valid Driver's License

Black & McDonald welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities.

Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.