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Project Coordinator

Job Description:
The Project Coordinator will act as the liaison between the Project Manager and different engineering design departments to ensure deliverable schedules are adhered to with little to no supervision while also aiding in project financial controls management, its weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly reporting to the Project Management Department Lead, and other various project oversite management as needed by the Project Manager. Remaining flexible as scope changes, and maintaining top-notch customer service while assisting the Project Manager and communicating with the client are essential attributes for this position.

It will be the responsibility of the candidate to also aid in supporting the Project Manager for project financial controls reporting, schedule reporting, workload forecasting, and any other project requests. They will develop and maintain regular team project meeting minutes and action items lists and reports for management. The Project Coordinator will be responsible for document control, the submission of deliverables and tracking schedule and budget adherence.


  • Assist Project Manager in developing a project management plan that includes risk management, change management, and communication management.
  • Assist Project Manager in the planning, development, and implementation of large-scale, major strategic business and technology projects.
  • Effectively collaborate with internal departments, stakeholders, cross-functional teams, and vendors to define requirements, assess alternatives and present solutions to business challenges.
  • Assist Project Manager with budget and resource planning.
  • Focus on continuous improvement of processes and tools.
  • Meet regularly with team members, contractors, and all stakeholders to ensure schedule and scope expectations are achieved.
  • Must be able to devote 10% to travel to and from job-site and conduct occasional Job Site Reviews with Project Manager.

Leadership Responsibilities:

  • Develop, train, and mentor new Project Coordinators and Business Analysts as experience is gained

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma (required)
  • BS degree in Engineering or BS/BA in Business Management (preferred)
  • 2 years minimum of Project Coordination experience managing complex technical and/or civil construction projects within the Utility Industry.
  • CAPM (preferred)
  • Can communicate complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to technical and non-technical audience
  • Must have the ability to effectively communicate and apply leadership soft skills to relevant problem solving
  • Must have the ability to identify issues, analyze data, develop, recommend, and implement solutions
  • Must possess initiative, decision-making skills, and problem-solving abilities
  • Must be proficient in Excel, SharePoint, SmartSheet Forms, Word, P6, Visio, Bluebeam

Desired Qualifications:

  • Construction contract billing experience
  • Utility project experience

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,000.00 – $72,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Masks in office, temperature screening at front desk, extra cleaning measures taken

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • San Diego, CA 92128: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Distribution or Transmission HV Electrical: 2 years (Required)


  • CAPM or PMP (Preferred)

Work Location: Orbital Project Management in San Diego, CA 92128

Job Categories

Project Management, Project Support

Job Subcategory

Energy and Utility

Job Type

Full Time


San Diego, CA

Pay Range

$50,000.00 – $72,000.00 per year

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