Sr Project Coordinator in Metairie, LA at MasTec Network Solutions

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Sr Project Coordinator is assigned to work closely with Project Managers (PMs) and Finance. The Ops Sr Project Coordinator supports related project business activities for the market and may support activities for several projects simultaneously.



Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Establishes collaborative relationships among the various project and constituent groups, with the aim of promoting the concept of integrated systems
  • Facilitates and coordinates the work of multiple project teams engaged in the establishment and implementation of new projects to support the Project Manager

  • Identifies and works to remove barriers to successful completion of the overall project, with particular emphasis on resolving issues with subcontractors

  • Facilitates decision making processes as appropriate, serving as liaison between project managers, and adjudicating disagreements on approach to ensure the maintenance of an integrated, institutional focus for the overall project

  • Provides timely project status updates to the Project Managers; submits for resolution those problems and issues that cannot be resolved at lower levels

  • Maintain and update company database

  • Must be able to generate customized reports and pivot tables in addition to utilizing VLookup functionality

  • Serves as primary point of contact with external vendor representatives and functional consultants on overall strategic and technical project matters

  • Work with PM when there are questions about appropriate drivers/work completed, etc

  • Complete PARS requests as needed and communicate with corporate staff regarding budgets and purchasing issues. Work with Project Setup (PSU) to setup and maintain updated and accurate project budgets

  • Create vendor POs based on approved OOMs and assignments

  • Research as needed to support PM teams: budgets, quote discrepancies, PO issues, conflicting vendor reports, etc

  • Analyze project finances to reconcile variances in project budgets, vendor POs and approved OOMs

  • Assist in conducting financial true up at commercial milestones

  • Process vendor check requests

  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or three years related experience
  • 3 + years of experience working with POs and supporting a Project Management team
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office with intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Norad and Oracle experience, preferred
  • Ability to work at a high level of accuracy with attention to detail. 
  • Familiarity with basic accounting
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to adjust to changing priorities; basic problem resolution skills
  • Able to work overtime as needed and on short notice
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team to achieve desired results
  • Ability to manage and drive various resources to forecasted schedule
  • Ability to travel for meetings with vendors, suppliers, service providers or off‐site contractors as business dictate
  • Willingness to learn/train for various MNS and customer specific programs
    MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec's policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.