Construction Coordinator CO-OP (2023)




Position summary

Job ID:  460119 

Work Type:  Internship 

Dufferin Construction is a division of CRH Canada Group Inc., one of Canada's largest vertically integrated building materials and construction companies.

Here at Dufferin Construction, we are always seeking to hire numerous students for co-op placements. The locations in which you will work depend on your permanent address and interest.

Who we are

Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top 100 Employers and under the long established and respected name of Dufferin Construction, a CRH Company, we operate a multi-million construction business which provides construction services throughout Southern Ontario and on key projects across Canada. Founded in 1912, Dufferin Construction has built a solid reputation for market excellence, drawing on a rich history and a strong heritage of quality, stability and innovative leadership in the marketplace. Dufferin Construction is one of the largest heavy civil engineering contractors in the industry, employing over 1000 people.

Job Title: Construction Coordinator Co-op          

Placement Term: 4, 8, 12 and 16 months- Indicate what term you are available for

Expected Start Date: January or May 2023

Job Location: Multiple locations across Ontario- Be sure to indicate which location you are applying for

Central East & West Districts: Oakville, GTA and surrounding areas

North District: Barrie, Peterborough, Lindsay and surrounding areas

West District: Oakville, Hamilton, Niagara, Kitchener and surrounding areas

Southwest District: London area

What you will do:

  • •    Assist the Project Superintendent in planning, coordinating and supervising construction activities including crew and equipment.
    •    Ensure compliance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations for construction projects by implementing the Company’s OH&S management system.
    •    Maintain and manage plans, specifications, cost, and material estimates, subcontract and related reports.
    •    Establish, monitor and initiate updates to, construction work schedules.
    •    Maintain accurate cost control plans by entering daily units of completion and processing time cards and material packing slips for payment and cost control updates.
    •    Coordinate proper procurement of construction materials ensuring timely delivery and accuracy of purchase orders.
    •    Expedite progress payment certificates, final payment certificates and all extra work orders as per contract.
    •    Calculate all productivity and material yields.
    •    Arrange and conduct construction field services as required.
    •    Maintain diary for each project on a daily basis.
    •    Employees may also be assigned other work as required.

What you need to have:


  • Currently enrolled in a Civil Engineering Degree, Civil Engineering Technologist or Technician Diploma
  • Related experience (work or school)
  • Aptitude to learn
  • Valid full class G driver’s license.

    Position Dimensions:

  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and strong commitment to achieving goals and objectives. 
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized and works effectively with shifting priorities and rapid change. 
  • Effectively examines events, issues and problems to generate optimal solutions in a timely manner. 
  • Communicates with impact and creates an environment in which people communicate openly and honestly.  
  • Fosters teamwork and cooperation with a strong ability to work with a highly functional team of experts. 
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, Bluebeam, Civil 3D).  

   Working Conditions:

  • Standard 50 hours per week.
  • Possibility of night work or weekend work based on operational requirements.
  • Working at head office (Oakville, Ontario), possible site visits.
  • Travel to/from/within jobsite(s). 

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CRH Canada Group Inc. recognizes Canada’s diverse landscape. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.