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Project Coordinator  

Req Number OTH-19-00008  
Salary $60,112 – $92,580 per year* (DOE)
*salaries are based upon 40 hours per week
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Ephrata Headquarters  
Shift Days  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Number of Openings 1  

Position Summary

Under general supervision, this position manages small, low impact projects or provides support to major projects under the guidance of a Senior or Lead Project Manager. This position facilitates successful delivery of projects by working closely with project managers, project engineers and or project sponsor to apply project management processes and tools to all types of hydroelectric utility projects (e.g. generation, power delivery, fiber, facilities, enterprise technology, etc.). This position is responsible to maintain effective communication with all project stakeholders (internal and external) and is relied heavily upon to track and manage the project management details of multiple projects at one time.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Functions: -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

The primary responsibility of this position is to ensure that projects are implemented successfully and in a manner consistent with the established Grant PUD Project Management Program. This position may be required to directly perform any of the following duties and responsibilities or may coordinate their implementation with technical experts or other project support staff.

  • Coordinate development of design criteria, design alternatives, technical specifications, special requirements, quality control requirements, inspection plans, system requirements, commissioning, and or testing.
  • Identify internal and external milestones and time constraints that impact schedule.
  • Develop procurement plans and develop/manage contracts as necessary to conduct and support projects.
  • Identify internal and external stakeholders and implement communication and coordination plans.
  • Manage relationships between project participants, including contractors and consultants, and stakeholders including support staff and customers.
  • Define Project Expectations and Management Plan utilizing established tools.
  • Define and implement Safety program for both internal and contracted work.
  • Develop work packages to guide implementation of project tasks.
  • Monitor projects utilizing standard tools and provide progress reports including standard metrics.
  • Maintain costs within established budgets and financial parameters; ensure cost effective decisions are made within delegated authority; monitor expenditures for accuracy.
  • Use established processes to manage, report and coordinate changes in scope, schedule, budget and risks.
  • Maintain risk register for early identification of risks on high cost projects and contracts.
  • Establish processes for resolution of non-conformances with technical and quality requirements.
  • Ensure version control for project documentation and that final documentation is created and maintained according to records retention standards.
  • Ensure revisions to drawings and operational procedures are completed prior to placing an asset into service.
  • Ensure training on new procedures and equipment is provided and that operations and maintenance procedures are properly documented prior to placing an asset into service.

Demonstrates commitment to Grant PUD’s mission, vision, values, strategic plan and Vision 2021. The incumbent should be familiar with these organizational priorities and behave in a way that aligns with these expectations.

Understands and adheres to compliance requirements for this position that may include laws, regulations, security guidelines, Grant PUD policies & procedures. Supports policies and procedures while ensuring projects are completed on time, safely, and in line with the District’s strategic goals.

  • Actively participates in all aspects of our safety program, including but not limited to:
  • Following all safety policies and procedures;
  • Alerting supervisors and coworkers to unsafe or hazardous working conditions;
  • Reporting any safety incidents or close calls within 24 hours to your supervisor; and
  • Accepting feedback from supervisors and coworkers regarding your own safety performance.
Position Requirements

Job Requirements

Educational Requirements

AA in project management, or general business management, or equivalent experience. 5 years of experience in project coordination or project management. Hydroelectric utility (generation and electric distribution) experience desired.

Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of – project management principles; engineering, science, and or information/enterprise technology principles; math principles; organizational policies and procedures; department policies and procedures;

Skill in – interpersonal communication; preparing project documents; organizing and presenting information, planning and scheduling; working with different types of people, time management; paying close attention to and managing details; operating a personal computer and general office equipment; utilizing MS office products, MS Project, and MS SharePoint.

Special Requirements

A valid State driver’s license is required.

CAPM certification or industry equivalent is desired.

Physical/ Requirements

The majority of work is performed in a standard office setting, with some field work that may require operation of a vehicle.

*applicant/incumbent should refer to the Physical Capacity Evaluation (PCE).

Position Open Until Filled

First Review of Applications: Monday, August 12, 2019

Excellent Compensation and Benefits Package

Equal Opportunity Employer

References and Background Checks are done as part of our employment process.

About the Organization Employees are our greatest assets at Grant PUD. Our dynamic team of skilled individuals define this utility. We welcome your unique experiences, skills and passion

As an equal opportunity employer, we strive for an environment of mutual respect that values diversity. We recruit, hire, train and promote all job classifications. A variety of exciting challenges and growth opportunities exist at Grant PUD. We offer training, benefits and multiple opportunities to serve the diverse needs of our regional community.

Our Mission:
To efficiently and reliably generate and deliver energy to our customers.

Our Vision:
Excellence in service and leadership
We continually ask how our performance aids in improving service quality, reliability and care for the environment in the most cost-effective manner.

Safety: We believe that employee and public safety is paramount

Innovation: We make decisions that best serve present and future generations

Service: We are committed to excellent customer service

Teamwork: We are one team with the same mission

Respect: We honor the rights and beliefs of those we work with and serve

Integrity: We hold ourselves and others accountable to professionalism in our actions and words

Heritage: We protect, preserve and perpetuate the spirit of the PUD and the Wanapum relationship  

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