Project Coordinator
Audubon, IA 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Job Brief

MJE has an opportunity for an Entry Level Project Coordinator to join our team! Project Duration (October, 2021 - April, 2022) - Potential Long Term Placement

Position Purpose: This position will provide support to operations (Project Manager) in support of utility electrical construction projects in the areas of safety, planning, scheduling, cost monitoring, cost reporting, customer reporting, performance tracking, budgeting, estimating, change orders, billing, subcontractor management, purchasing, equipment and tooling management and bid development.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Assist with the development of common systems and processes to provide for proper daily reporting, job books, accounting, reporting of project costs, customer billing, scheduling, material procurement, record keeping, document control, QA/QC documentation and budgeting.
  • Support the day-to-day oversight, management, and administration of the company's safety management system.
  • Support the day-to-day oversight, management, and administration of the company's Quality Management System
  • Assist with the development and tracking of key performance and financial metrics that will optimize performance, productivity and reduce costs.
  • Work with Project Supervision to set up job structure from beginning i.e. safety, scheduling, document control plan, cost codes, job cost spread, material/tooling plan, billing, etc.
  • Assist in job hand off from estimating to field project supervision.
  • Work with Project Supervision on schedule, layout, change orders, etc.
  • Work with purchasing on material orders and required submittals
  • Provide weekly updates on project supervision as needed
  • Work closely with the Project Manger regarding job forecast and financials
  • Work with customer and field management on schedule development and assist in maintaining during the course of project
  • Ensure the project has adequate resources to maintain schedule, budget and exceed safety expectations
  • Ensure all paperwork and administrative tasks such as Daily Job Journals, RFI's, Restraints, Timesheets, Extra Work Reports, Purchase Orders, Packing Slips, Tool Reports, etc. are properly maintained and routed
  • Interact with customer on project with positive long term relationship in mind
  • Overall be a support mechanism for the Project Supervision and staff
  • Be willing to take on very challenging and multiple projects and dedicate the time and efforts to ensure a safe, profitable and end the project with a very satisfied customer

Knowledge | Skills | Abilities

  • Extensive computer skills to include Acrobat, Microsoft - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Ability to anticiapte and meet internal customer needs
  • Proven communication, organizational, and internpersonal skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Able to travel to various project locations


  • BS/BA in Engineering, Construction Management, Business Administration, IT or related field.
  • 2 years of Project Management, Engineering, IT, Business Administration, Construction Management or related experience in a utility electrical construction environment.

Work Environment

  • Field office environment
  • Occasionally work in outdoor weather conditions
  • This position requires frequent communication with employees and outside vendors. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations
  • Occasionally lifting up to 40 pounds

MJE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, status as a covered veteran, or other military status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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