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Work Coordinator

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Location: Chester, VA, United States
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Req ID: R00934042

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Job Title:  Work Coordinator - Petersburg/Chester VA

Job Code:  MS6073

Locations: Chester and Petersburg

Job Summary 

This role, as part of the Integration Center organization, provides work management clerical support for various gas and electric operations work activities across NiSource.  Primary responsibilities of this role are to execute and be accountable for the specific tasks (daily, weekly, monthly) as defined for the position’s dedicated area of responsibility. This role will collaborate with multiple internal (i.e. technical functions) and external stakeholders (state and local municipalities, construction contractors, etc.) to meet strategic goals and objectives. Adherence to NiSource’s critical Core 4 is paramount to ensure operational rigor and advancement of SMS as our core operating model. 


  • Effective planning and organizing of work preparation tasks
  • Timely and accurate preparation of work
  • Highly efficient team environment
  • Effective communications and collaboration
  • Excellent internal and external customer service
  • Follow Core 4 SMS in Action
  • Follow processes and procedures
  • Continually improve processes and procedures
  • Identify and report risks
  • Identify and proactively take action to prevent things that can go wrong

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • QA/QC records and some permitting.
  • Promotes and assures a safe working environment and public safety
  • Excellent internal and external customer service through strong and effective communication and problem solving skills
  • Accurate and timely work preparation tasks including job order creation, permitting, material ordering, preparation of correspondence, job packet creation, obtaining locates for site readiness and managing dependencies (e.g. site restoration, work zone protection, job order execution and invoicing)
  • Ensures accurate systems of record
  • Monitors compliance reports and escalates risk
  • Effective prioritization of tasks to ensure customer, company and compliance dates are met
  • Exercises judgment, within scope, to determine best approach to achieve desired outcome
  • Utilization of various PC Applications & Mainframe Applications

Required Qualifications for Position

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have a strong focus on detail orientation
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with PC Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to function in a team environment and collaborate within and across organizational lines
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated success in providing extraordinary customer service with internal and external customers
  • Must be self-motivated to manage daily responsibilities with limited direction in a changing, fast paced environment in a professional and responsive manner
  • Results oriented and possesses effective problem solving skills
  • Ability to manage and execute tasks with multiple conflicting priorities
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to interpret technical data.

Preferred Qualifications for Position

  • Proficient in WMS, DIS, NiFast and other company systems
  • Familiar with Company Policies and Procedures
  • Basic understanding of the utility industry
  • Experience working with field operations
  • Knowledge of the natural gas industry and general customer expectations


The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position.

Inclusion & Diversity 
Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities. 

Safety Statement
Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program.  Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries.  Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers.  Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits.

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