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Job title: Operations Coordinator / EDMONTON, AB - CANADA
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Job location: Edmonton, Alberta  T5S 1X9 Canada
Requisition code:
Date posted: 08/21/2013
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Annual salary: between $80,000 and $90,000
Job Category:Construction Manager
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Job Description

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Edmonton, AB / Permanent position
Position No.: VE-07

Come join a dynamic team, highly specialized in its field of activities and constantly aware of technological developments and discover why we are one of the 50 BEST EMPLOYERS IN CANADA.

We offer excellent wage package and benefits program:
• Salary to commensurate with qualifications and experience
• 3 weeks of vacation following one year of service
• 12 paid Statutory Holidays
• Comprehensive Group Insurance Plan upon hiring (prescription drug insurance, health care, dental care, disability insurance, life insurance, etc.)
• Group RRSP with employer contributions following 3 months of continuous service
• Years of service Recognition Program starting after 15 years of employment
• Employee Referral Program
• Supplemental training according to employee, market or company needs

VIKING FIRE PROTECTION INC. is a subsidiary of Polygon Security Inc., a private holding company, entirely Canadian, which concentrates its activities in the fire protection field with 14 offices throughout the country. For more than 80 years, the company has built a solid reputation by its commitment to provide products and services that meet precisely its customers' fire protection requirements. VIKING has developed strong expertise in the area of fire protection for high-risk buildings and property. Visit us at

We are presently looking for an OPERATIONS COORDINATOR for our office located at 20403 – 111 Avenue N.W., Edmonton, AB T5S 1X9.

Reporting to the District Manager, you will be mainly responsible for managing and controlling design, material and installation of fire protection systems. Among other things, your responsibilities will be to:
• Participate in work estimates for fire sprinkler systems as support to the Sales group;
• Supervise the design team;
• Manage construction projects according to the work execution calendar, specifications and the foreseen budget;
• Assign all manpower and materials to complete the project;
• Participate in construction sites meetings, when necessary;
• Manage a team of pipe fitters, perform related administrative tasks and offer them technical support;
• Lead team meetings;
• Make sure occupational health and safety procedures are applied.
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Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
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• College degree in fire protection, building mechanics or civil engineering OR Sprinkler System Installer Certification;
• At least 10 years of experience in the fire sprinkler contracting business;
• Strong experience with all water suppression, foam agent, gas agent systems and Industrial Quality Control procedures;
• Proficiency in standards and codes governing the design and installation of fire sprinkler systems;
• Past field experience (an asset);
• Excellent project management skills;
• Strong customer service skills;
• Leadership, ability to manage a team;
• Valid driver's licence.
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