Project Coordinator

Applus - Houston, TX

Company Bio

Applus+ is a global leader in the Testing, Inspection and Certification sector delivering non- destructive testing, inspection, engineering, and manpower services to the aerospace, power, and, oil and gas industries. We are a trusted partner who enhances the quality and safety of our clients’ assets and infrastructures while safeguarding their operations. We deliver this through our technical capabilities, innovative approach, and our motivated team who are committed to operational excellence.

Applus+ has achieved a significant global presence and a leading position in its target markets and regions. As a result, our teams have expanded with 19,000 professionals across the world, attracting the very best talent in the industry.

Together beyond standards

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status

Position Purpose
The Project Coordinator (PC) position is a critical component of maintaining relationships between Clients & Applus, while overseeing project execution. The PC will be responsible for managing project staffing, timely completion of project, quality, safety, and financial metrics in line with company and client expectations. The PC is responsible for overseeing the quality assurance/quality control of the technicians and equipment utilized. This position is responsible for taking a leadership role in the projects assigned including reporting, resolving, and escalating issues as they arise.
Duties and Responsibilities
Determine operational requirements including resources needed, training required, project scope and schedule; define and establish operational priorities; and establish financial objectives for
Coordinate pre-job planning activities including personnel selection, verification of qualifications, equipment selection, and client specific
Coordinate mobilization to project site including personnel communications, equipment coordination, and travel planning in assistance to the Regional
Ensure project is executed according to Applus and client specific procedures and meets client
Track and maintain records of NDE equipment usage, calibration and
Ship & Receive
Track and maintain Technician Certifications, Training, and documentation related to NDE, OQ and other duty related
Review project status with Manager focusing on schedules, issues, billing and risks, with plans to address
Monitor project performance ensuring financial, safety, quality and customer objectives are in line with the established project plan
Ensure operational excellence for the project by measuring key performance indicators such as client satisfaction, utilization and company
Review and monitor project spending by tracking labor efficiency, project cost and other related items that impact profitability
Conduct site visits (as required) for project start-ups, safety audits, performance audits and client
Work with the business development and management team to identify new clients and work opportunities for the department; communicating directly with business development to inform of potential new
Consult with clients before, during and after project to resolve problems and to provide ongoing
Must maintain a strong focus on cross functional teamwork with both internal and external stakeholders.
Enforce and abide the requirements of safe operation and personal safety using required Personal Protective Equipment and Safe Practices per company
Responsible for the day to day operations within K2 & FIA.
Perform all other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities
Oversee the current client contracts / MSA’s to ensure everything is in line with the agreement with the assistance of management.
Maintain a safe, secure, and legal work environment for all staff ensuring all company policies are being followed.
Knowledge and Skills
Extensive knowledge of industry rules & regulations including:
Requirements for working offshore on MODUs and fixed platforms
Knowledge of regulatory inspections including lifting gear surveys, Dropped object surveys, Critical load path inspections, wire rope inspection, crane surveys
Working knowledge of NDE methodologies
Working knowledge of rope access standards and requirements
Strong leadership, project management, analytical, problem solving skills and conflict resolution skills, ability to gain consensus through mediation/collaboration.
Shows willingness and aptitude to use own discretion in taking appropriate steps in finding solutions to problems; presents options and ideas to enhance current processes or procedures. Takes on additional responsibility when both big and small tasks need to be completed.
Firmly adheres to the values and ethics of Applus+. Exhibits honesty, discretion, and sound judgment.
Willing to work with others, collaborating and compromising where necessary; promptly share relevant information with
Maintains a positive “can do” outlook, rebounds quickly from frustrations and unpleasantness, and maintains composure and friendly demeanor while dealing with stressful situations.
Must be a self-starter with a very results-oriented and proactive work approach that gets the job done.
Ability to identify key objectives, risks and drivers and create plans to manage these elements. Demonstrated ability to gather, interpret and present complex
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written skills, including ability to communicate effectively with customer
Proficient in project management applications, as well as Microsoft
Ability to multi-task and properly execute multiple simultaneous assignments without sacrificing efficiency or quality of the
Be capable of developing written work instructions from approved general
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and
Knowledge of arithmetic and
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Ability to organize, prioritize, and perform multiple tasks with minimal
Education and Work Experience
High School Diploma or
Requires 5 plus (5+) year experience in inspection related activities (QC, NDT, etc.).

Background in handling projects related to:
Mobile offshore drilling units (MODU)
Fixed offshore platforms
Land based rope access/NDT projects related to facilities
Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Certificates and Licenses Required
Previous experience or in depth familiarity with applicable departmental field experience
Extensive knowledge of industry rules & regulations related to MODU’s and facilities
Must meet minimum company requirements to operate a company vehicle and be eligible for coverage under Company insurance program.
Physical Activities and Requirements
Balancing: Maintaining the body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. This factor is important if the amount and kind of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body
Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion.
The ability to bend stretches, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Sitting: Remaining sitting, particularly for sustained periods of time.
Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles
Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees
Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine
Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction
Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.
Dexterity: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling.
Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound.
Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force
frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human
Sedentary work: Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes.
In compliance with American with Disabilities Act (ADA), Applus+ will make reasonable accommodations that are appropriate and consistent within our legal
Working Conditions
The physical environment requires the employee to work inside an office environment, protected
from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
Overtime may be required during the week and weekend dependent on work volume and/or
business needs.
May occasionally walk on slippery or uneven surfaces.
The out door noise level in the work environment is frequently loud when working on project site.
Ability to travel when required, nationally, up to 15% of the time.