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Project Coordinator (12 month internship)

Okos Smart Homes Inc.

Okos Smart Homes Inc.

Other Engineering, Customer Service, Operations · Intern
Calgary, AB, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2023

The Position:

Are you tech-savvy and wish to start an exciting career in the Smart Home CleanTech industry?

Okos is a Canadian CleanTech smart home solution provider, helping homeowners transition to a cleaner, safer and energy-efficient future. Okos is the ideal place to learn, grow, and thrive while advancing your career.

We are seeking highly motivated project coordinators to support our Project Management and Operations team. The role will report to the VP of Operations and work closely with the Okos Sales team. The Project Coordinator will support the delivery of commercial and residential clean technology, security, networking and/or construction projects. The successful applicant will be required to use their knowledge and experience to support installation projects in both Canada and the United States.

What you get to do:

  • Coordinate the planning and execution of smart home, security and network installation projects in commercial and residential environments.
  • Oversee all aspects of project delivery, including specifying deliverables, creating and updating project documentation and schedules, managing budget, scope, and change requests.
  • Provide direct supervision and leadership to technicians, installers, and other staff and contractors.
  • Monitor project progress and provide daily project status reports for project managers and stakeholders.
  • Serve as project liaison with clients, installers, sub-contractors and other stakeholders.
  • Execute a variety of project management administrative tasks such as invoicing, tracking expenses, scheduling meetings, and writing reports.
  • Communicate changes, enhancements, and modifications, verbally and through written documentation, to project team members and client stakeholders.
  • Support on-site staff in the installation and troubleshooting of all devices, systems and hardware.
  • Take ownership of incidents or changes, ensuring resolution, effective communication to stakeholders, and incident retrospectives/learnings.
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques.
  • Support risk management processes and activities to minimize project risks.
  • Accomplish financial objectives by managing budgets; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances and initiating corrective action.
  • Ensure solution design is aligned with architectural principles and standards.
  • Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.

Skills and Experience:

  • Ability to read and update blueprints, schematics and line drawings.
  • Excellent interpersonal, facilitation, problem-solving and organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, and presentation skills.
  • Experience using project management software.
  • Proficiency with Google Workspace and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities.
  • Flexible and client-service oriented.
  • Familiarity with smart home systems, CCTV, security systems, networking, wireless solutions and/or access control would be an asset.
  • Ability to effectively conduct technical discussions directly with clients, team members and other stakeholders.

What makes working at Okos amazing:

Okos is committed to the environment, its employees, and the communities it works in. We have developed a dynamic and fun start-up team and founders group that is focused on teamwork and career growth by following defined career ladders.

We also provide:

  • Flexible (hybrid) work environment.
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience & qualifications.
  • Highly autonomous environment.
  • Opportunity to learn and work on a variety of tasks.
  • Opportunity to be among the early hires in a quickly growing startup.
  • 24/7 gym access and other perks at our Calgary Office
  • Competitive health, dental and vision benefits

Convinced you’ll be able to make an impact? We’d love to hear from you.

Okos is committed to an Enviromment, Social, Governance (ESG) environment that provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Okos Smart Homes Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

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