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Operations Coordinator - Columbus Operations in Columbus, OH at NiSource

Date Posted: 10/3/2018

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Job Description

Location Information

This position is located at the Columbus Operations Office at 3550 Johnny Appleseed Court, Columbus, Ohio.


  • Provides general administrative support to Operating Center personnel.
  • Receives and distributes materials, processes purchase orders, orders material, processes financial transactions & reports.
  • Maintain files and records on operations issues, safety issues, vehicles, general tools, materials, packing slips, and various reports.
  • This position provides administrative and clerical support to Columbus Operations.
  • Maintain and assist with various records, reports and schedules associated with operations, building/facilities maintenance for Columbus Operations.
  • Prepare paperwork, order material and execute job orders.
  • Audit and rectify accounts payable payments in Finance & Accounting systems.
  • Assist with expense statements and time entry for Operations employees.
  • Coordinate and/or administer material acquisition, material transfers, record keeping and distribution of materials.
  • Maintain Operations project files and test data information.
  • Create reports, spreadsheets and graphs by obtaining, compiling and organizing data.
  • Provides technical assistance to other staff in using various PC-based and mainframe applications.
  • Performs office administration functions such as: answering phones, invoice classification and processing, payment, record keeping, maintaining policy and procedures, inventory control, customer service, maintaining office supplies and other related duties as required.
  • Process customer request and create project files.
  • Make calls to external customers as needed. 
  • Assist management with processing of human resource related items.


Required for position:

  • 2 years of documented proficiency with Microsoft Access and Excel in a business environment.
  • Administrative skills (filing, typing, phone etiquette).
  • Ability to work with and make progress on multiple open tasks.
  • Ability to prioritize work effectively to meet recurring & project-specific deadlines.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Ability to operate a Fork Lift for deliveries to Operating Center.
  • Requires computer skills to be proficient with the following computer systems: EASI, DIS, CMS, WMS and Microsoft Office (focus on Word, Excel, & Access)
  • 2 year of experience in an office environment with direct activity in three (3) or more of the following:
    • Bookkeeping/accounting transactions
    • Material procurement & invoice processing
    • Work management/job order processing
    • Front line customer contact
    • Office operations
    • Records management
    • Customer billing & collections

Preferred for Selection:

  •  College-level or vocational/technical coursework, certificate or degree in business, accounting, project management, or an applicable engineering/technical
Education Level
  • High school diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent 
Inclusion & Diversity

Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others' perspectives/convictions, engaging others' opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration.  Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

How To Apply

For immediate consideration, please apply on-line at

Equal Employment Opportunity

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