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Project Coordinator - 90228872 - Washington

Date: Dec 20, 2017

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20002

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Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

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The Project Support Coordinator works under close supervision of the Project management, and is 
 responsible for supporting the project managers, business analysts, or functional area leadership by coordinating project administration, reviewing, revising and maintaining critical documents required to support assigned projects. Individuals in this role use basic knowledge to support the functional aspects of the assigned team or department, including overall project and team administration, tracking of internal resources and expenses, process support and training, project budget management, report analysis, and project plan development and reviews. 



•    Create and maintain required documentation including SharePoint sites, organization charts, distribution lists, meeting minutes, project logs, project schedules, requirements documents, project budgets, and status reports
•    Create and maintain a version control system that manages access to project documentation, not only electronically, but for paper documents that must have restricted distribution
•    Provide logistics related to project management support including scheduling meetings, negotiating meeting space, room set up, meeting materials preparation and distribution, and catering as well as arranging for and testing all meeting technology such as phones, video teleconferencing, microphones or projection
•    Work and update tasks provided by functional area experts, existing documents and project plans, notes, and general communications to prepare and maintain an overall project plan using the selected project management tools 
•    Work with functional area experts and the project manager to develop concise, complete, accurate, and clear specifications of project deliverables for the overall project and subprojects
•    Review, edit, and revise appropriate documents produced by others in support of projects 
•    Reproduce, bind, and distribute project documents
•    Act as liaison between project team and assigned functional area for project-related communications and tasks; coordinates status reporting, monitor’s deliverable execution, etc
•    Perform additional administrative functions, to include but not limited to, travel, expense reports, delegating calendars, etc.
•    Develop and maintain required project management artifacts in accordance with Amtrak Project Management standards and applicable regulations


•    Ability to coordinate with individuals in other departments to complete work tasks
•    Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, MS Project, SharePoint) 

•    Associate Degree


•    Previous experience working in administrative support function


•    Solid communication skills with ability to covey information to others

Requisition ID:33922
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia; Maryland; Virginia
Personnel Area:DC05
Job Family/Function:Safety & Security 
Relocation Offered:No 
Education Requirements:High School/GED
Travel Requirements:Up to 25% 
Employment Experience Requirements:1 - 3 years of experience

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.  

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions.   If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status. 

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