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TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineMay 12, 2021
College Degree Required?No
Salary Range$16.00 – 19.00/hour



We are seeking a Utility Project Coordinator (UPC) for our client project:HOMES a growing, non-profit organization using an all-encompassing approach to housing challenging the misconceptions of what defines affordable housing through the production and preservation of high-quality affordable homes, large-scale home repairs, and improved accessibility and energy efficiency for existing homes.

The UPC Coordinator is responsible for facilitating subcontractors to achieve production goals related to all utility and Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD) budget demands. This role reports to the Utility Program Director and is part of a larger team. The organization budget is approximately $13M with about 40 employees located in Richmond, VA, with easy access on and off the Midlothian Turnpike and Chippenham Parkway. Go to to learn more!

Summary of Job Responsibilities and Requirements

  • Oversees and coordinates the subcontractors to achieve production goals related to all utility and DHCD budget demands. Typical number of Multifamily projects anticipated are 5 – 10 per quarter.
  • Creates tools to assess, analyze, and improve the efficiency of program delivery.
  • Helps utility staff to maintain consistent client contact and quality client services.
  • Keeps accurate client records in utility, Hancock, and Apricot databases.
  • Works with Utility Director to address client concerns in a timely manner.
  • Collaborates with subcontractors to assure compliance to numerous program designs.
  • Travels to jobsites for on-site inspections related to various utility programs.
  • Assists utility team and subcontractors with sourcing new utility partner opportunities.
  • Supports and participates with public relations events related to DHCD/utility programs.
  • Helps foster and maintain essential partner relationships for long term success of department and agency, may include, but not limited to: DHCD, Dominion, ODEC, Metro Care, and subcontractors.
  • Works effectively within the team and decision-making authority.
  • Participates in all required federal and agency training and publicity events to promote agency programs and participate in volunteer activities for the department as needed.
  • Models and upholds the values and mission of project: Homes and provides exceptional customer service.
  • Perform additional responsibilities related to the success of the organization.

Key Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities

  • Minimum HS diploma or GED required; Some college or Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred. Any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the knowledge and ability to perform the work.
  • Skilled with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, Teams or Zoom teleconferencing platforms as well as experience with standard office equipment.
  • Minimum two years of project management experience, in related housing or construction field highly preferred.
  • Minimum two years of supervisory experience; coordinating contractors or vendors a plus.
  • Promotes and adheres to company’s mission, vision and values, policies and applicable laws in a fair and equitable manner.
  • Represents the organization in a professional manner to all customers, vendors, and internal personnel.
  • Typical days and hours of work are Monday through Thursday, 7AM to 5PM. Potential for some teleworking. Minimal overtime.
  • Current Virginia driver’s license and clear DMV record.
  • Successfully complete pre-employment background screening.

Competitive Salary & Benefits Package including health, dental, vision, life insurance, LTD, paid time off, and 401(k) contribution!  Professional development; Work life balance and flex schedule opportunity with potential for some teleworking! Wages range from about $16 to $19 per hour depending upon related credentials and work experience.

 Apply by sending your resume and salary requirements. This position will remain open until filled.

EOE M/F/D/V On behalf of its client, Warren Whitney reserves the right to alter, change, modify and/or terminate this job posting at any time without notice, or obligation, to any party.