Job Description

Mechanical/Electrical Coordinator
Operating Company Stuart Olson Buildings Group
City Mississauga
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Reporting to the Project Manager, the Mechanical/Electrical Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Project Manager and Site Superintendent on large-scale projects. They will coordinate activities required in the pre-construction, construction and start-up of all building systems, including but not limited to temporary services, site services, elevator, mechanical and electrical. 


This position is based in the Mississauga, ON office but will require travel to client sites.






  • Demonstrate the Stuart Olson Promise and contribute to it becoming embedded across the organization.


Design Coordination

  • Perform detailed reviews of all construction drawings to identify all potential conflicts between architectural/structural elements and mechanical/electrical installations.

  • Review of mechanical shop drawings and coordination with electrical shop drawings.

  • Review progress of mechanical trades.

  • Assist in the selection of equipment.

  • Review constructability of proposed mechanical systems for projects.

  • Schedule and monitoring of major deliverables.


  • Assist the Stuart Olson Project Manager and Superintendent in the overall project schedule development specifically with respect to site services, mechanical, electrical, elevator and fire suppression systems.

  • Lead the development of the detailed testing and commissioning schedule by coordinating with consultants, trades and other subcontractors.Assist in coordinating it with the overall project schedule.


Quality Control

  •  QA/QC program on mechanical scope.
  • Coordinate all Site Services / Elevator / Mechanical / Electrical Quality Control. Ensure trade work is being completed as per the plans and specifications.
  • Witness pre-inspection testing and record progress. Coordinate consultant inspections as required.

  • Maintain an inspection log – update as new inspections are received.

  • Ensure the wall and ceiling inspections are completed by mechanical and electrical subcontractors and signed off prior to drywall being installed.

  • Review the progress of record drawings being maintained by the subcontractors.

  • Conduct monthly site safety inspections.

  • Promote, support and create safe work practices and procedures.


Sub-trade Coordination

  • Understand the Building Systems and work directly with the site services, elevator, mechanical and electrical project managers and superintendents to assist in coordinating their work.

  • Understand the complete Building Systems scope including bid documents, VE, Addenda, FF&E, etc. and be familiar with contracts to assure trade compliance.

  • Attend weekly subcontractor coordination meetings.

  • Perform regular site inspections to ensure general conformance and quality of the installations and to verify schedule progress.

  • Monitor the subcontractor progress against the project schedule and ensure appropriate manpower levels are maintained. Report findings to the Site Superintendent and Project Manager.

  • Verify progress payments of the Site Services, Elevator, Mechanical and Elevator subcontracts.

  • Review the site services, elevator, mechanical and electrical contractors’ monthly progress billing to ensure compliance with progress and equipment on site.


Submittals and Shop Drawings

  • Produce, monitor and track a complete submittal log for all site services, elevator, mechanical and electrical subcontract submissions including commissioning and closeout of the build.

  • Review all elevators, mechanical and electrical submissions prior to distribution to ensure completeness and conformance to the contract documents.

  • Review all elevators, mechanical and electrical submissions prior to distribution to ensure completeness and conformance to the contract documents. Following return of these submissions from the consultant team, complete a secondary review to ensure no major changes in scope have occurred, return to subcontractor. Ensure all resubmissions are received in a timely manner.

  • Identify and track M&E-related close-out documents to completion.

  • Perform verification checks between shop drawings and specifications on all major equipment upon delivery to site.

  • Stay current with all RFI’s, CO’s, addenda, and shop drawings.


Change Order Management

  • Review all site instructions and change requests identifying the site services, elevator, mechanical, and electrical documents to ensure there is sufficient information to provide adequate pricing, constructability and schedule impacts.

  • Review all ‘RFI’s’ against the drawings prior to submission to the consultant. Identify all costs and/or schedule impacts to the Project Manager.

  • Review all site services, elevator, mechanical and electrical quotations and discuss all cost issues with the site service, elevator, mechanical and electrical subcontractors. if there are any questions or concerns. Identify comments and concerns to the manager.


Site Services

  • Assist all project staff in establishing the construction plan and temporary services layout.

  • Assist the project team with temporary services procurement.

  • Coordinate the installation and maintenance of site services: sewer, water, power, and gas.

  • Maintain monthly reports and logs for all gas and power meters.


Commissioning & Building Occupancy

  • Liaise with building authorities and regulatory agencies.

  • Coordinate all facets of project close-out, including commissioning, operation and maintenance manuals, spare part inventory, deficiencies and warranty work.

  • Lead mechanical and electrical closeout plan development and implementation.

  • Expedite correction of all identified items and verify all items have been corrected prior to re-inspection.

  • Perform a constant review of the As-Built drawings and specifications and at project completion, obtain and verify final As-Built drawings and specifications submission for final payment release.


Stuart Olson Corporate

  • Participate in corporate initiatives.





  • Undergraduate degree or diploma in construction management or related field

  • 5 years’ experience in mechanical and electrical construction

  • Working knowledge of mechanical and electrical engineering systems, principles and practices

  • Knowledge of commercial construction practices and techniques and industry regulatory requirements

  • Demonstrated success in providing value via constructability reviews, identified cost savings, market sensitivity and innovation

  • Ability to forge, grow and maintain positive relationships

  • Ability to apply structured thinking, simplifying complex problems to a creative resolution

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and meet the time demands of unpredictable activities; capable of handling pressure and challenges

  • Ability to work within tight deadlines and prioritization of work to achieve them

  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, troubleshooting, problem-solving skills, and a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail

  • Highly developed interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills

  • Demonstrated sense of urgency and strong commitment to achieving goals; ability to work in challenging, fast paced environment

  • Ability to work collaboratively with a positive attitude

  • Superior written and verbal communication skills

  • Supportive of a culture that encompasses the highest ethical standards aligned with the Company Promise




Why Choose Stuart Olson?

Safety, Sustainability, Collaboration, and Integrity are core Company values that encourage innovation and make a lasting difference in meeting the goals of our stakeholders and the communities in which we operate. Stuart Olson strongly supports and encourages employees to get involved and give back in their local communities. We expect our employees to bring their best to work every day and in return, management recognizes and rewards employees for their valued contribution through competitive compensation, robust benefits, health & wellness programs, and learning development opportunities. At Stuart Olson we are committed to creating a culture built on a passion to do great things.



Who We Are?

Stuart Olson has been positively impacting the businesses we serve, the communities in which we operate, and the lives we touch since 1911. Our rich history demonstrates our reach and diversity as an integrated, full service organization serving the commercial and industrial markets.


We are a $1 billion+, fully integrated commercial construction and industrial services provider with offices in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario. We deliver confidence through a client-centered approach that ensures the highest quality of service, reduces risk and delivers results.



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