South Jersey Industries Construction Coordinator in Union, New Jersey

Basic Function:

This position is an exciting opportunity for business and construction management professionals that enjoy project management responsibilities. The incumbent is accountable for overseeing the full project life cycle of capital construction projects under accelerated infrastructure improvement and new business strategic initiatives. The incumbent is responsible for developing, documenting, implementing and executing on project and program management processes to drive the successful completion of Company objectives. The incumbent is accountable for tracking the status of numerous projects, scheduling, resource management, forecasting, cost analysis, processing change orders, and leading coordination efforts with internal and external stakeholders.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, Finance, Construction Management, or comparable degree

  • A minimum of 6 years experience in utility construction required



  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships

  • Project management (scheduling, cost control, forecasting, contracts, etc.)

  • MS Office Products – intermediate proficiency


  • Experience in gas or related industry focused on project control activities, process improvements, business systems, or related activities

  • E.I.T, P.E., PMP

  • Knowledge of Primavera P6 or other scheduling software

  • PeopleSoft HRMS/Financials – basic proficiency

Essential Functions:

  • Serves as the lead on capital construction projects through the full life cycle

  • Implements and executes PMO business processes

  • Implements project execution plans

  • Identifies and properly manages project risks

  • Ensures that contract schedule of values are clearly defined/consistent with corporate WBS/CBS

  • Prepares and presents project metrics to indicate project health (EVA, Financial Analysis, Schedule, Risk, etc.) for presentation to business owner and upper management

  • Ensures that scope changes are appropriately addressed per the Change Management process (e.g. adequately documented, impact analysis, approved, etc.)

  • Ensures that projects are managed to budget and schedule

  • Monitors and reports construction progress to ensure projects meet or exceed budget and schedule goals

  • Creates and/or implements improved processes and techniques to enhance operating environments

  • Performs other duties as assigned. (do not remove this bullet)

Physical Requirements:

  • Position is located in an office environment

Environmental Working Conditions:

  • Normal office environment


Action Oriented

  • Identifies and seizes opportunities

  • Displays a can-do attitude in good and bad times

  • Takes on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm

Customer Focus

  • Meets expectations and requirements of internal and external customers

  • Earns customers’ trust and respect and establishes good customer relationships

  • Builds strong customer relationships and delivers customer-centric solutions

Interpersonal Savvy

  • Seeks first to understand then to be understood

  • Chooses the right places, times, and approaches to interact with individuals and groups

  • Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people at all levels

Valuing Differences

  • Seeks to understand different perspectives and cultures

  • Contributes to a work climate that values and supports differences

  • Ensures that different experiences, styles, backgrounds, and perspectives are leveraged appropriately

Cultivates Innovation

  • Values learning, change and seeks situations to increase one’s knowledge

  • Continually looks for ways to expand technical, functional and/or leaderships capabilities

  • Creates new and better ways for the organization to be successful

Explore the Possibilities

If you're looking to make an impact, South Jersey Industries is the perfect place. For interns, college graduates, or experienced professionals, at South Jersey Industries we look for enthusiastic, talented professionals at every level of our enterprise. From call center representatives with excellent people skills to engineers with the vision and expertise to design tomorrow’s energy infrastructure, we know that our people fuel our success. We take pride in recruiting the best talent available for every facet of our business. Explore the possibilities. You'll be sure to find an opportunity that piques your interest.

  • We are committed to developing and implementing innovative projects that increase energy efficiency and save clients money

  • We provide an opportunity to build a successful and rewarding career in a variety of functional business areas

  • We foster individual talents and abilities while promoting the value of teamwork

  • Our culture prepares you for a lifetime of learning and professional development

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

South Jersey Industries (NYSE: SJI), an energy services holding company based in Folsom, NJ, operates its business through two primary subsidiaries. South Jersey Gas, one of the nation's fastest growing natural gas utilities, delivers clean, efficient natural gas and promotes energy efficiency to over 365,000 customers in southern New Jersey. SJI's non-regulated businesses, under South Jersey Energy Solutions, promote efficiency, clean technology and renewable energy by developing, owning and operating on-site energy production facilities ' including Combined Heat and Power, Solar, and District Heating and Cooling projects; acquiring and marketing natural gas and electricity for retail customers; providing wholesale commodity marketing and risk management services; and offering HVAC and other energy-efficiency related services. For more information about SJI and its subsidiaries, click here.