• Facilities Project Coordinator

    Job Location US-MA-Cambridge
    Posted Date 5 months ago(5 months ago)
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,700 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit www.draper.com.


    Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now www.draper.com/careers.



    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.   We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.   


    Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact hr@draper.com.


    The Facilities Project Coordinator will work as a member of a team that designs, manages and executes a wide variety of construction & maintenance projects and ensures uninterrupted availability of critical infrastructure systems that support the Draper campus. 


    Essential Functions:

    • Developing, managing and reporting on project budget and schedule status for projects ranging in size from $50K to $1,000K
    • Monitoring projects to ensure material procurement is on schedule and within budget.
    • Understanding project goals, deadlines and budget to assist the department with allocating resources, benchmarking and scheduling.
    • Managing vendor relationships for installation, maintenance, and repair activities.
    • Success will require self-motivation and an ability to work with minimal supervision.  
    • A desire to learn and assume additional responsibilities is essential. 
    • Occasional night and weekend work may be required.


    • Bachelor’s degree in management and three to five years of relevant experience preferred.
    • Willingness to earn and maintain Facility Management Professional (FMP) credential.
    • Must be proficient with Microsoft Project, and have an aptitude to learn other software products.
    • Experience working with building management systems preferred.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills required.


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