Civic Facilities Project Coordinator – City of Surrey

7 July 2023

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City of Surrey
Civic Facilities Project Coordinator

(Engineering Project Coordinator)
Regular Part-Time 4 days a week (80%)

As one of the fastest growing cities in Canada, City of Surrey is a globally recognized leader in building vibrant, sustainable communities through technology and innovation. City of Surrey employees are talented innovators, inspired by meaningful work and the opportunity to drive our city—and their careers—forward. Build a City. Build a Future at the City of Surrey.

In this role, you will perform administrative and supervisory duties in project management, planning, coordinating, reporting, monitoring, policy interpretation and cost control.
You will assist senior staff with the preparation, development, review and implementation of departmental policies, practices and procedures, capital work and maintenance programs as well as prepare designs, detail drawings, specifications and project estimates. As an Engineering Project Coordinator, you have a broad range of civic buildings infrastructure design and construction experience and are comfortable in managing the design and construction process and in developing solutions to existing problems.


  • Preparing of technical documentation (design scope and Terms of References, tracking and reporting financial performance and budgeting for infrastructure projects, preparing funding applications).
  • Reviewing of engineering designs, preparing reports for asset management.
  • Coordinating with the facilities team and associated project management duties.
  • Undertaking of policy and technical research and assessment for public and Council presentations.
  • Act as a key person responsible for liaising and coordinating with internal staff, external agencies and responding to enquiries from consultants and contractors when required.


  • Completion of a two year diploma in Architectural and Building Technology or a related discipline from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • Five years related experience with a demonstrated record of technical knowledge, skills and ability and supervisory experience in relevant areas of building operations and maintenance or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Must have technical expertise applicable to this role. Experience in the trades is an asset.
  • A valid BC driver’s license and the use of the incumbent’s own vehicle for site visits is required.
  • The successful candidate must obtain and maintain a valid RCMP Security Clearance.