Program Coordinator II – Utility Construction Support APPLY NOW

San Diego, CA
Full time

Program Coordinator II – Utility Construction Support 


San Diego, California. Candidate must currently live in the greater San Diego County region or be willing to relocate within the first 60 days of hire.


Seeking a high-energy, detail oriented, safety focused Program Coordinator to be part of an established professional services team providing program management services to investor-owned gas and electric utilities. We provide clients with comprehensive program management of complex system deployments in electrical transmission and distribution substations and circuits. Ideal candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills across all levels of the business environment including engineering, construction, and management. Previous scheduling and logistics experience working in a regulated utility or similar field preferred.


Successful candidate will be embedded with client’s construction and operations team providing direct support to field team leads, managers and engineers. Responsible for administrative and operational project assignments involving detailed planning and tracking of construction and system maintenance schedules, procurement, action items, meeting minutes, file management, and process improvement tasks. Position is primarily office based with occasional field activities, including on-site meetings in high voltage electrical substations, distribution circuits, test facilities and corporate campuses. Focus and commitment to safety is paramount.


Reports to Sr. Program Manager, Project Manager II, or Team Lead. Directed in several aspects of the work


  • Perform extensive analysis of project data, prepare project progress reports
  • Support detailed and critical new construction and maintenance workflows
  • Monitor job progress, provide administrative support for project execution
  • Develop, distribute, and manage job schedules using cascade software, document repositories and job packages
  • Coordinate site access, traffic control permits and governmental resources
  • Support procurement of materials, ensure proper receipt/inventory
  • Review, code and submit for approval monthly vendor invoices
  • Maintain frequent communication with teams to gather deliverable status, action items and risks
  • Coordinate and attend meetings, create and distribute minutes


A combination of experience, education, and/or training which substantially demonstrates the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Principles and practices of utility construction and maintenance projects
  • Safe working practices, codes and regulations
  • Expert knowledge of MS Office suite such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and OneNote
  • Experience in project planning using cascade or similar software
  • Established track record with proven ability to work within a fast-paced corporate environment
  • At least two years demonstrated experience with Cascade, MS Project, Primavera (P6), or equivalent project scheduling tools


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or similar field acceptable with client approval
  • In lieu of Bachelor’s degree at least two years of demonstrated program coordination experience providing project administration support


  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills in day-to-day and under-pressure
  • Demonstrated ability to influence others and convey program deliverables in a concise manner across multiple teams and all levels of management
  • Ability to work in a dynamic fast-moving team environment and independently as required, with minimal supervision where required
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational, planning and follow-up skills


Physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions:

  • Sit or stand at a desk and use a computer workstation for up to 6 hours per day
  • Stand, walk, reach and use hands and fingers to feel objects, tools or controls
  • Climb stairs, walk on uneven or unpaved surfaces
  • Traverse inclined or rough terrain
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Work in, around, high voltage energized electric equipment

JOB ID - PGC0009

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Hello, Thank you for your interest in 4Liberty! Your resume has been received. We will contact candidates who possess the qualifications that most closely match our requirements. Thank you again for your interest! Best Regards, 4Liberty Human Resources