Production Coordinator-High Performance Buildings-Chicago

A global company, ESD is a leader in Improving Society Through the Built Environment. We create solutions that produce economic, environmental and experiential benefits for our clients, many of whom are the biggest names in the worlds of business, technology — and beyond. We embrace technological change and are in the forefront of developing Intelligent Buildings. We emphasize innovation, adaptability and sustainability when providing mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, life safety and technology engineering. For more information, please visit www.esdglobal.com.

Position Summary

We are looking for a Production Coordinator  to join our Chicago team. You are responsible to gather information to configure, coordinate, and maintain drawing set-ups and deliverables for a project team. As Production Coordinator, you will setup projects, train staff, enforce ESD drafting standards and contribute to the enhancement of firmwide CAD/Revit processes.

Essential duties and responsibilities

Set up projects for the team to ensure client objectives and ESD/client standards are met by completing the following:

  • Send out project assignments to production partners
  • Process and update files received from client
  • Assist with project mark-ups
  • Plot/print files as needed for other team members
  • Prepare document deliverables for all project issuances

Support project team with the following:

  • Ensure project files are setup and maintained properly; enforce QA/QC drawing protocols and issuance records are successfully completed
  • Keep the Project Manager and others informed about project status and issues that may impact client relations
  • Elicit cooperation from varied of sources and departments within ESD
  • Attend project meetings as required
  • MEP production as required
  • Provide support to implement Group’s overall QA/QC compliance by executing the following:•Digitally scan and archive all QA/QC documentation
  • Update and maintain QA/QC database and monthly reports for TSS Group as needed

Provide CAD/Revit support by providing the following:

  • Follow ESD CAD/Revit Standards and assist in maintaining the standards and procedures
  • Assist the project team with any CAD/Revit issues
  • Administer checklist QA/QC on the project drawings
  • Maintain good communication with engineers to assure successful delivery of jobs, proper communication of issues, and proper documentation for each project
  • Communicate ideas with a positive and constructive approach to improve firm processes

Qualifications / Skill-sets

  • Possess a working knowledge of AutoCAD and Revit
  • Understand MEP basics processes and AEC industry standards
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrate effective organization and time management skills; completes multiple priorities and project deliverables, reports and tasks in a punctual and reliable manner 
  • Possess experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential
  • Demonstrate excellent analytical, problem resolution, and trouble shooting skills
  • Possess strong organizational skills with attention given to detail and accuracy
  • Convey a sense of urgency, initiative and ability to drive tasks to completion
  • Exhibit strong communication skills and can confidently interact with clients, vendors and co-workers
  • Maintain a positive, self-motivated, can-do attitude and work ethic with attention given to details
  • Possess the leadership skills that make for a sought-after project team member
  • Able to adapt to new technology quickly

Education / Certification / Experience

  • A minimum Associate Degree with 2 years of relevant experience in AE industry
  • Bachelor’s Degree in AEC related field (preferred)
  • Autodesk Certified Professional (preferred)

AA / EE / Veterans / Disability

We are an equal-opportunity employer.