• Project Coordinator

    Location US-NY-Albany
    Job ID
    4116
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Engineering - Project Management
  • OVERVIEW

    Transportation is the movement of people and goods between locations. Safe, efficient and effective transportation systems enable mobility and trade, both of which are essential to social and economic development, improvement and advancement. 

     

    CHA aims to enhance our nation’s infrastructure, ensuring goods are shipped, safety and services provided, and the economy vitalized. Our transportation specialists plan, design, and help maintain and construct our nation’s most valued infrastructure assets by providing solutions for public and private transportation owners, agencies and authorities in more than 16 states.

     

    CHA Consulting, Inc. is currently seeking a Project Coordinator for our Transportation Group in our Colonie, NY office. 

     

    The Project Coordinator will report to the Project Management Section Manager in the Transportation Operations Group and will be a resource to Transportation Project Managers in the New York and New England regions, as well as a resource to the Transportation Operations Group.  Duties include:

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Assist Project Managers and Proposal Coordinators during the pursuit and proposal stages by assisting with proposal development and writing, coordination of technical group inputs, updating qualifications/resumes, and coordinating proposal document delivery.
    • Assist Project Managers and Technical Task Managers in project setups, including coordination of technical group inputs for scope and fee, budget and schedule setups, and the preparation of project plans, quality plans/checklists, and health and safety plans.
    • Assist the Project Managers with development of contracts, notice to proceeds, certificate of insurance, as well as assistance with development and management of subcontracts and subconsultant contracts.
    • Assist Project Managers and Technical Task Managers in project scope execution, including maintaining project schedules, tracking labor expenditures, attending project coordination meetings, preparation of client invoices packages, assistance with collections activities, etc.
    • Assist Project Managers and Market Leaders in backlog forecasting and pipeline updates.
    • Assist with the project closeout process, and project archiving.
    • Assist the Operations Team in forecasting and reporting of group financials, assisting in project financial reviews, and monitoring project performance.

    EDUCATION AND LICENSURE

    • Associate’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Engineering or related degree required.

    SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

    • 3+ years of experience in Project Administrative, Coordinator or a similar assistant project management role required.
    • Understanding of project management process of ascertaining work, executing work, and post-project procedures.
    • Understanding of business systems, financial tracking and other project management systems.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software required.
    • Excellent written, oral, presentation, communication, organizational, and computer skills.
    • Strong ability to function successfully in team environment.
    • Ability to work remotely with team members in other offices and regions. Occasional travel to Connecticut, New Hampshire and Massachusetts may be required.
    • Ability to coordinate with several individuals as well as work on a variety of projects simultaneously.

    CHA takes pride in recruiting, developing and retaining highly talented individuals. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a comprehensive benefits package and a variety of opportunities for our employees’ professional growth and development.

     

    CULTURE/EEO STATEMENT

     All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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