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Underground Construction Construction Coordinator/Project Coordinator in Chico, United States

About Us

Underground Construction Co., Inc. has provided quality gas, power, airport fueling and telecom construction services for over 80 years. Since laying our first pipe in 1936, we have successfully completed thousands of government, commercial and private sector construction projects throughout the United States. Underground Construction Co., Inc. is one of the oldest and most respected contractors in the West. We continue to lead our industry in safety, quality, customer satisfaction and community service. Our complete and diverse range of construction services includes gas transmission and distribution, electrical transmission and distribution, airport fueling facilities, industrial and special projects, telecommunications and utilities.

Our projects are regulated by federal and state laws which require all employees to successfully pass criminal background checks, MVR, and drug tests (post-employment and random testing).

About the Job

Underground is currently seeking a Construction/Project Coordinator for projects near Chico, CA. This position is responsible for providing administrative project support to the Electrical Division.


Candidate must have the skills, ability, and judgment to perform the following essential job duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Works with a team of 2-5 Project Coordinators to ensure administrative activities are completed for the Electrical division

  • Supports department with timecards, materials tracking, mark for locates, daily reports, scheduling, cost control, change-order tracking, vendor and subcontractor tracking, client billing, and pay invoices

  • Assists Project Team with preparation of bid documentation and helps to prepare for bid reviews

  • Meets work standards by following productivity, quality, and customer-service standards, resolving operational problems; identifying work process improvements as necessary

  • Helps meet cost standards by monitoring expenses; implementing cost-savings actions

  • Updates job knowledge by going to the field, participating in educational opportunities, getting to know/understand division.

  • Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Associates or bachelors preferred, not required

  • Prefer 1-2 years of experience in project coordinator role or related field

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Reasoning ability, including problem solving and analytical skills

  • Microsoft Office and Outlook Email

  • Time Management and project management skills

  • Travel requirements: to job sites as needed.

    This description portrays in general terms the type and levels of work performed and is not intended to be all-inclusive or represent specific duties of any one incumbent. The knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training.

    It is the continuing policy of Underground Construction to afford equal opportunities for all qualified persons, regardless of their race, creed, color, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status or any other protected class at the local, state, or federal level. No person shall be excluded from employment consideration on the basis of these factors