Posting active date: 1/13/2022
Name of corporate partner: St. Michael’s Hospital
Corporate partner contact phone:
Application deadline: 1/24/2022
Corporate partner contact name and email: Rebecca Skolud at [email protected]
Location: Hybrid; Office located at 36 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8

Job title: Project Coordinator
Job type: Contract
Reporting to: Rebecca Skolud, Senior Project Engineer, Project Engineering
Department: Engineering and Plant Services, St. Michael’s Hospital
Length (contract/internship): 4 months
Salary or range: From $19-$26/hr (based on experience)
Start date: 4/25/2022 End date: 9/2/2022
Exclusive to Pathways Alumni? No

About the organization:
St. Michael’s Hospital is a large teaching hospital, covering 2 million square feet in the heart of downtown Toronto. St. Michael’s Hospital is an academic health sciences centre founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1892 to care for the sick and poor of Toronto’s inner city. As downtown Toronto’s adult trauma centre, our hospital is a hub for neurosurgery, complex cardiac and cardiovascular care, diabetes and osteoporosis care, minimally invasive surgery and care of disadvantaged populations. We are also one of the province’s major resources of care for critically ill patients.

Our relentless commitment to provide exceptional patient care, with compassion and dignity for all, is woven into the very fabric of St. Michael’s and can be seen in the spirit and dedication of our people staff, leaders, physicians, researchers, educators, learners and volunteers. Together, we are privileged to be known as Toronto’s Urban Angel.

St. Michael’s vision is world leadership in urban health and our mission is to provide exemplary physical, emotional and spiritual care for all of our patients and their families.

Job Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity for an independent self-starter, reporting to the Senior Project Engineer in the Engineering and Plant Services Department. The Engineering and Plant Services department is responsible for maintaining a physical facility that is safe, comfortable and functional for the staff, patients and visitors of the hospital as well as all construction and renovations within the facility. The department uses many state-of-the-art systems in maintenance management, building automation, security surveillance, fire alarm monitoring and utility demand.

St. Michael’s Hospital is continually upgrading the facility and expanding departments. As part of this, the Project Coordinator would take on a lead role in numerous projects to help achieve St. Michael’s Hospital’s vision of being recognized as a world leader in urban health.

This position will involve both working from home, and onsite work.
Please note: Candidate must be available to work from April 25, 2022 to Sept 2, 2022. To accommodate one week of transition/overlap week with existing students.

Job responsibility:
As a member of the Engineering and Plant Services Team, your duties would include:

  • Manage various construction projects, including design, cost estimate, materials and service procurement, contract administration and site coordination.
  • Assist with major construction project coordination – may include consulting with architects, structural engineers, electrical engineers and mechanical engineers.
  • Act as a liaison between internal clients (Doctors, Nurses, etc.) and external contractors.

Experience & Qualification requirements:

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with competing priorities.
  • Knowledge of building systems and equipment and preferable some knowledge of hospital equipment.
  • Excellent communication and organization skills.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills.

Additional information:
This position is for university level students currently enrolled in an engineering program. Unity Health Toronto requires all staff, physicians, volunteers, learners and regular contractors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with the exception of those who have an approved medical exemption or human rights accommodation. All new hires must provide proof of vaccination before starting at Unity Health. The hospital requires all employees to complete a work related health assessment by Corporate Health and Safety Services to establish your ability to perform the essential duties of the position offered and provide regular attendance.

This position requires a mix of both working from home and onsite work. To work from home, the student is required to provide for themselves:

  • Internet access (The hospital will provide you with a laptop to take home/bring to the office)
  • Phone – You will be required to make calls to contractor/clients/colleagues (at the office there is a desk phone you can use)

How to apply:
Please send your cover letter and resume to [email protected]