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Project/Specifications Coordinator

Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Date Posted: 10-09-2018
Project/Specification Coordinator – Grand Rapids, Michigan

Disher is currently partnering with our customer in their search for a top-notch Project/Specification Coordinator. Our partner is an established A&E firm; this is a full time, direct hire role with our customer that will work closely with architects, engineers, clients and contractors.

What it is like to work here:
We’re unique.  Sure, every firm says that, but we know what makes us unique.  We constantly develop well-rounded professionals who become the best at what they do. We strive to create an office culture that reflects the rapidly shifting world we live in.  We believe we’re located in a great city in one of the best parts of the world.
At our core we deeply value talent development and opportunities for growth.  We have always supported an office culture that encourages new employees to become the best professionals in our core markets. Whether you come join us in Holland, Michigan, Grand Rapids, Michigan or Indianapolis, Indiana, your opportunities are as limitless as your imagination. Come be a part of designing the future.
What you will get to do:
  • Gather and dispense information throughout the design and construction of a project
  • Arrange for meetings between team members as well as between team members and clients
  • Attend project meetings, record and distribute meeting minutes
  • Maintain detailed project notes and records
  • Help develop project strategies and schedules
  • Monitor project progress and status of team members’ tasks
  • Track and organize incoming paperwork
  • Communicate with team members to ensure optimal strategy and maximum efficiency
  • Coordinate with the project manager to create and distribute meeting agendas
  • Edit specifications and technical project documents
  • Format and organize documents and files
  • Assist in coordination of project procedures and standards with new staff and outside consultants
  • Coordinate the submission efforts of many participants across several offices and projects
  • Assemble and organize multiple documents and project manual
What would make you successful:
  • High school diploma or equivalency required, associate’s degree in business administration or similar program preferred
  • 1+ years of experience working as an administrative support professional
  • Previous work in an Architecture, Engineering or Construction company is beneficial
  • Must be flexible and adept at multi-tasking
  • Ability to perform a wide variety of tasks on a daily basis and manage competing priorities
  • Experience with Newforma or other project information software is beneficial
  • Proven organization, scheduling and time management skills required
  • Must be able to work in deadline driven environment and manage a large volume of documents
  • Accuracy and strong attention to detail is a must, as well as strong verbal and written communication
  • Must be currently legally authorized to work in the United States of America for any employer without restrictions or expirations.
The Legal Stuff: This is a direct, full time, permanent position in our Grand Rapids office.  Salary will be commensurate with experience, including an excellent benefit package. Must have current and continuing right to work in the United States without sponsorship. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin interested, please apply and attach resume at the following link:   http://disherdesign.catsone.com/careers

About DISHER: 
DISHER is a nationally-recognized product development and business consulting firm with offices in Zeeland and Ann Arbor, Michigan and Indianapolis, Indiana. Our team is highly technical and diversified, serving in a variety of markets including automotive, office furniture, alternative energy, and medical. Our capabilities span from napkin sketch through launch, providing numerous opportunities for us to partner with clients in product and process development. DISHER also assists clients with business solutions and Talent identification and attraction. Check out more about what we do at http://www.DISHER.com/about-us/

Key words:  Project Coordinator, Specifications, Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Business Administration, Office Professional.  
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