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Project Coordinator

Project Controls | Metairie, LA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

MSB is a growing and dynamic company, now a Gulf South leader in multi-specialty engineering services. Founded on client-focused solutions and tireless dedication to project success, MSB has more than 37 years of experience in multiple market segments, including Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Telecommunications, and Power Engineering.

With that said, it is no accident that MSB is continually searching for dedicated and brilliant men and women who will hold fast to this relentless pursuit of client success. After all, engineering is nothing more than wires and bolts, without the people who order their ingenuity. At every turn, our world revolves around client success and, for that reason, we are constantly searching those who would join us in building on the responsiveness, technical expertise and quality services that have made us an industry leader in specialty engineering.


The Project Coordinator will review project proposals to develop project task plans, allocate budgets, create project schedules, and define closeout requirements.  The position will update resource tracking charts and roles/ responsibilities matrices in addition to scheduling pre- planning and kick off meetings. Other duties will include:

  • Preparing reports relating to key project metrics (cost and schedule performance)
  • Maintaining projects schedules by monitoring, updating, and reporting upcoming deliverable requirements and project completion duties
  • Setting up projects in time-tracking and document management software
  • Documenting project deliverables ensuring necessary documents are uploaded in the time- tracking and document management software
  • Tracking milestones within project schedules
  • Gathering weekly project status reports for Project Controls team
  • Supporting project team by scheduling project meetings, conference rooms, conference calls etc.
  • Taking meeting minutes and action items during meetings and performs basic follow-up with internal team
  • Assisting in developing project presentations
  • Monitoring risk registry files and documenting risk mitigation plans
  • Auditing documentation per closeout requirements
  • Collects feedback by facilitating project closeout/lessons learned meeting


  • Bachelor's degree or 4+ years of experience
  • Microsoft Office knowledge and experience
    • Includes Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Experience coordinating professional services on large capital projects


  • Experience interfacing with teams comprised of design engineers, designers, contractors, and field personnel
  • Experience conducting resource planning/scheduling through multi-phased projects
  • Microsoft Projects or similar project management software familiarity
  • Oracle Primavera experience a plus
  • CAPM a plus


  • Insurance, Health, Wellness. Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Life Insurance, Supplemental Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance.
  • Financial & Retirement. 401(k) Plan, Performance Bonus
  • Family & Parenting. Flexible Hours, Family Medical Leave
  • Vacation & Time Off. Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Bereavement Leave
  • Perks & Discounts. Employee Assistance Program, Lunch & Learns
  • Professional Support. Job Training, Professional Development, Tuition Assistance