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East River Electric Power Cooperative Project Coordinator in Madison, South Dakota

Project CoordinatorEast River is seeking a Project Coordinator to help manage the Cooperative's transmission construction projects. This position will coordinate activities of projects that cross several functional areas to proactively mitigate risk and resolve potential conflicts, thereby ensuring specific goals and objectives are accomplished.i iEast River Electric is a not-for-profit generation and transmission cooperative with a service area that covers 40,000 square miles. We deliver wholesale power to our members, which include 24 rural electric distribution cooperatives and one municipally-owned electric system in eastern South Dakota and western Minnesota. Our members, in turn, power the properties of the member-owners in their service territories.iiWe believe cooperatives help build stronger communities.iOur CommunityThis job opportunity is located at our main campus in Madison, South Dakota. Madison boasts a family-friendly, small town atmosphere with a wealth of modern amenities including the new Madison Regional Hospital, the high-tech campus of Dakota State University, a thriving community center and more. The town is centered between two lakes, provides ample recreational opportunities and is a short drive from many of eastern South Dakota's most popular attractions.Learn more about Madison on our website:i responsibilities include:Coordinate all aspects of the project lifecycle through effective project management.Track progress of projects using specific performance indicators such as project milestones, budget deviation, and cost variance.Work closely with financial staff regarding project budgets, billing accuracy and timely processing of payments.Collaborate with key work groups to identify and mitigate risks.iiDevelop and present regular progress reports.Maintain open lines of communication across all levels of project personnel and subject matter experts.Key skills/requirements include:Demonstrated project management skills.Ability to foster collaboration and gain alignment.Possess excellent communication and presentation skills.Degree in construction management, engineering, or related field.At least five years of progressively responsible experience in utility construction.Equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.Proficiency with computer systems and MS Office products.Benefits include:iRetirement pension plan401(k) plan with a matching contributionMedical insurance and a Health Savings Account contributionPaid vacation, sick leave, and holidays9/80 work schedule with every other Friday offOpportunities for community support and involvementiWant to learn more about East River?iVisit ouriwebsite's career pagesiand hear what our current employees have to say.Questions?iContactihr@eastriver.coopior (605) 256-8001.Position open until December 28, 2020 with applications continuously reviewed and interviews scheduled after closing date.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/DISABLED/VETERANiFor more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.