Project Coordinator-Senior

Portland, OR 97204 | Work from home flexibility

Employment Type: Contract Category: Project Management Job Number: 13153

Job Description


Meridian Technology Group is seeking a Project Coordinator-Senior.


Working Job title: Assistant Project Manager

Brief Job Description:

  • Support the generation, transmission and distribution project management team with executing capital construction projects, starting with a communications project.
  • Coordinate with several project teams to gather information about project status and lead efforts to gather scope from engineering teams.
  • Heavy focus on data management, document coordination, and follow up with project team members.
Required Skills: 
  • 1 – 5 Years Project coordination and/or Construction experience preferred.
  • Excel, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Visio
  • Good, proactive, communicator
  • Strong data management & organization
  • Willingness to learn.
Team and Work Environment
  • Work with a team of 20+ people on a communications project. They will support purchasing and reporting through shared document management tools.
  • This role will support multiple projects composed of 3- 20 people; Specific projects are the Multi-Protocol Labeling System (MPLS) and Field Area Network (FAN). There is also potential to support additional projects within the team.
  • Primarily supporting 2 project managers with multiple project teams of 3-20 people. Will be a member of team of 11 project managers and project coordinators.
  • Daily interaction with team members. Weekly interaction with hiring manager.
“A day in the life” of this role
  • Procurement management: Ordering, tracking, and reporting on open deliverables.
  • Meeting with Construction Teams to schedule upcoming work.
  • Managing status updates on project SharePoint page.
The top priority for the worker over the first few weeks/months
  • Creating a tracking system for project materials.
  • Training in QuickBase to create Purchase Orders.
  • Will attend and take notes for various team meetings throughout the week.
  • Update project SharePoint page to reflect design, materials, construction status.
The biggest challenge in this role
  • The project has been underway for several years but was recently assigned to a new PM and they have implemented many changes to the team structure and tracking mechanisms.

Required Skills

Top 3 Must-Haves (Hard and/or Soft Skills):

1. Excel
2. Strong data management & organization
3. Learning mindset

Top 3 Nice-To-Haves (Hard and/or Soft Skills)

1. Proactive communicator
2. Problem solving
3. SharePoint or other document management system

Education Requirements (Experience in Lieu of Degree):

  • Associate degree or commensurate experience

Location is Portland, OR with Work From Home Flexibility. Consultants should reside in the area or indicate the reason they are willing/seeking to relocate.

Any offer of employment will be conditional, based on successfully passing a Criminal Background Check.

Meridian Technology Group is committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and non-discrimination for all employees in all job classifications and for prospective employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal or state law. All hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States. We are unable to sponsor applicants for work visas therefore, please do not apply if you are not  eligible to work without sponsorship, as sponsorship is not available at this time. No 3rd party companies/candidates.


Please apply with your resume now or
contact us for more details:
Meridian Technology Group Recruiting Team
(503)697-1600 in Oregon
(800)755-1038 outside Oregon

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