Engineering Project Coordinator

Careers Engineering Project Coordinator

San Diego (Carlsbad), CA | Engineering | Full-time

The Role

As a Project Coordinator, you will manage all aspects of assigned projects including interfacing with senior management and project team leads, tracking a project’s schedule, resources, and budget, and ensuring deliverable dates are met. 

You will:

  • Serve as the single point of accountability for all aspects of the project
  • Work with one or more team leads to plan, budget, and track resources
  • Direct and control all activities to meet expectations and budgeted financial objectives
  • Assist in team growth; coordinate and direct staff assigned to project
  • Coordinate logistics for teams
  • Compile project progress reports 
  • Maintain team and project documentation (training, equipment, project status, maintenance of various spreadsheets, etc.)
  • Maintain a positive working environment for all aspects of the project

Your skills include:

  • B.S. or higher in Engineering or equivalent
  • 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Ability to work under extreme uncertainty
  • Project Management experience
  • Experience in areas of communication and marketing preferred
  • Experiential marketing, learning, custom publication and events experience a plus
  • 1-4 years of experience in an administrative capacity
  • Experience making purchasing and budgetary decisions for a firm
  • Ability to prioritize tasks with strong time management skills
  • Strong sense of urgency and comfort working in fast-paced, oft-changing environment
  • Ability to work with minimal guidance
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in MS Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Experience with Bluebeam, Aconex, PlanGrid, or MS Project preferred

You are expected to:

  • Stay driven, exceptional, and efficient
  • Achieve 30-60-90 day plan
    • 30-day target: Ability to perform all duties and responsibilities as a Project Coordinator independently; working knowledge and integration of Aptera’s purpose and culture
    • 60-day target: Implementation of knowledge gained in first 30 days to contribute to Aptera’s mission
    • 90-day target: Ability to utilize knowledge and experience gained in first 60 days to appropriately and effectively train others and/or lead a team

About Aptera Motors

Aptera Motors delivers the most technologically advanced solar electric vehicles (sEVs) with breakthroughs in battery efficiency, aerodynamics, material science and manufacturing. The first in a series of eco-friendly vehicles, Aptera has the longest range of any production vehicle with 1,000 miles per charge and the ability to travel up to 40 miles a day on free power from its integrated solar panels. Its unique body shape allows it to slip through the air using far less energy than other electric and hybrid vehicles on the road today.

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