Electrical Project Support Technician

Advanced Power Technologies (APT)

Position Purpose:

Currently, we are looking to recruit an experienced, detail-oriented Electrical Project Support Technician located at our Lafayette, Indiana facility to assist our engineers and manufacturing operations as our business continues to grow. The purpose of recruiting an Electrical Project Support Technician is to have an individual who is an integral part of the company to effectively strategize, plan, direct, and monitor projects, and lead the project team to success for the manufacturing of power distribution equipment. Candidates to be an Electrical Project Support Technician at APT can expect to be involved in:

  • Assist project manager in all administration functions & processes
  • Provide administrative and logistical support including meeting arrangement, progress tracking, and project documentation in digital & print
  • Coordinate project activities to ensure projects are on schedule
  • Facilitate the development of project plans and manage them from inception to completion
  • Monitor all moving parts of the project keeping them synchronized and moving forward
  • Prepare, organize, and distribute all necessary project materials
  • Organize and implement formulated policies and procedures
  • Take notes during all project meetings to assist in keeping track of tasks and action items
  • Budget forecast and assess possible project risks and setbacks
  • Maintain and update budgets as the project progresses
  • Calculate project metrics including quality assurance, efficiencies, and losses
  • Communicate pertinent information between management and engineering staff
  • Strategically create project plans, create/maintain projects timelines, and setting/keeping track of milestones
  • Advise staff on adherence to set budgets and project schedule
  • Set goals, provide motivation, and thoroughly support your project team members
  • Analyze project data and produce progress reports
  • Foster positive and productive post-sales client relationships

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Proven record of initiative, problem-solving and the ability to recognize and implement improvements
  • Extremely organized and focused
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Ability to motivate and keep the engineering staff’s workflow on task
  • Propensity for multi-tasking
  • Deadline driven
  • Strong leadership skills
  • In-depth knowledge of equipment manufacturing
  • Proficient in the use of Windows-based applications including but not limited to:
    • Microsoft Office Applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook
    • Adobe Reader

Education & Qualifications:

  • Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in business, business administration, business management, management, project management, or equivalent work experience and skill development required
  • A background in basic electrical knowledge is required, with the ability and desire to learn more. Previous experience working with an electrician/electrical contractor or in related fields of work is a bonus.

Additional Information:

  • Minimum Experience Required:
    • 3 years’ experience as a Project Support Technician or in a similar management role
  • Position Type:
    • Full Time
  • Job Function:
    • Project Assistance, Project Coordination, Project Administration
  • Approximate Time Commitment:
    • 50 Hours Per Week
  • Travel Percentage:
    • Less than 20% travel
  • Compensation:
    • Commensurate with Experience & Skills
    • Health/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance

Click here to apply if you are interested in this position, and if you possess any of these qualities.