Burns & McDonnell Project Coordinator in Chicago, Illinois

Description

The Project Coordinator facilitates engineering and construction projects by collaborating with the Project Manager and project team; in providing and presenting administrative project information. This position coordinates both externally and internally with clients and project management for providing solutions in executions of project and program needs.

  • Facilitates the dissemination of information to vendors, suppliers, clients and project teams as part of the overall communications and project management process.

  • Resolves questions regarding the project; research and provide appropriate answers.

  • Prepare and present meeting notes, presentations and tables utilizing Excel, PowerPoint, Access and other programs.

  • Manage project set-up preparation and compile documentation updates.

  • Monitor projects deadlines and benchmarks and support presentation of monthly progress reports covering action items and progress updates.

  • Plan, coordinate and facilitate on-site and off-site meetings for the project. This may include: project orientation and training, stakeholder meetings, team meetings, periodic reviews, etc.

  • Coordinate the required training programs and records for project personnel in conjunction with the corporate training department and project requirements to ensure compliance.

  • Obtain physical sign off of project documents & maintain electronic and paper files.

  • Verify accuracy and compliance with project requirements of bills/invoices, trip tickets and expense reports and process items in a timely manner.

  • Manage IT resources for project offices and staff by coordinating with internal support departments.

  • Provide follow up reports on ARs and unbilled issues as assigned.

  • Administer project closeout activities.

  • Compose project cost forecast updates.

  • Run PPS reports.

  • Establish priorities and deadlines on project deliverables.

  • Investigate project expenses not billed to the client and report findings to the Project Manager.

  • Assist Project Manager in preparation of client contracts and sub-contracts.

  • Develop procedures pertaining to internal project requirements.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High School Degree required. Associate's Degree or Bachelor’s degree preferred, in a related field or a minimum of 10 years' experience. Applicable experience may be substituted for degree requirements.

  • Position requires ability to work independently, demonstrating accuracy, reliability, organization and problem solving skills.

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint is required.

  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, communication skills and ability to handle multiple tasks.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with all levels within an organization.

EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job Administrative/Office Support

Primary Location US-IL-Chicago

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 170654

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