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Cleco Engineerg Project Coord(EP) in Eunice, Louisiana

Depending on the volume of applications, this position may close to external applicants before the job posting end date expires.

About The Company

Becoming the leading energy company in Louisiana - helping our people and state thrive - means being mindful of the larger opportunities and evolving needs of all those we serve. So today at Cleco, we’re working from a view that starts behind the lines. Where we can see the full picture of possibilities and technologies. To line up our customers and communities with systems and services that power the good life today. And better lives tomorrow. We’ve always believed that electricity is something more than just electrons. To us, it’s the fuel for more productive days and work. The current that brings all of us closer together. The conduit that connects Louisiana’s present to Louisiana’s future.

Summary Statement

The Engineering Project Coordinator (EP) is an experienced professional responsible for providing technical assistance to engineers or plant personnel for the design, planning, reporting, and documenting of projects. Supervises the construction and schedule coordination of field work. Ensures all work conforms and is in compliance with design specifications for continued plant high reliability and efficient performance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinates, oversees, and expedites the construction and procedural field activities on plant maintenance improvement projects to ensure safety and quality while meeting the defined budget, schedule, and project objectives

  • Provides periodic reporting of projects utilizing project management scheduling programs, costs vs. budget spreadsheets, and verifies invoices for cost and project accounting codes.

  • Produces and distributes final as-built drawings, and documentation to accurately represent the final implementation of the projects and maintain the integrity and availability for use of all records.

  • Prepares, and provides technical assistance to engineers and plant personnel in preparation of, documents, data, drawings, and computer work associated with the preparation of technical specifications of both procuring equipment and services on operations, maintenance, and construction projects.

  • Supervises and direct contractors as required to ensure quality field work and the work is performed safely as scheduled.

  • With knowledge of construction and O&M procedures, works with many plant departments and other LOB’s to meet common goals.

  • Responds to plant schedules and engineers’ needs by adjusting workload priorities on multiple projects.

  • Provide communication to their manager to provide status updates on project activities, and identify risks in delivery or resourcing needs

  • Has technical knowledge of construction methods, plant operations, instrumentation, cycle thermodynamics, CADD & scheduling programs.

Behavioral Competencies

Action Oriented


Communicates effectively

Ensures accountability

Plans and aligns


Technical Competencies

Analytical skills


Plant Equipment Utilization

Plant Operations

Operations Resource Management

Operations Risk Management

Qualifications / Progression

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Bachelor of Science degree in project/engineering related field (preferred).

  • 3+ years of related experience

  • 5+ years of related experience (preferred).

  • Microsoft Office and SAP skills ( required).

Cleco is a privately owned regional energy holding company with two primary businesses. Cleco Power, our regulated electric utility business, owns ten generating assets with a total nameplate capacity of 3,357 megawatts and serves approximately 290,000 customers in Louisiana through its retail business and supplies wholesale power in Louisiana and Mississippi. Cleco Cajun, our unregulated electric utility business, owns eight generating assets with a total nameplate capacity of 3,555 megawatts and contracts that serve nine Louisiana cooperatives, five wholesale municipal customers and one electric utility.

In business since 1935, Cleco has deep roots. For more than 85 years, Cleco has kept pace with the ever-changing energy industry to serve its customers. Our corporate office is in Pineville, La. We have offices and 1,500 employees across the state near major cities like New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Shreveport. If you like great music, food and nature, with a dash of eccentricity, then Louisiana is a good place to call home.