Technical coordinators' work consists of managing technical details of various production or service aspects including testing, planning, and execution phases. The specific duties in this position vary greatly based on the field in which the hiring company operates. For example, companies working in pharmaceutical fields require coordinating details and implementations within the laboratory environment; a multimedia technical coordinator oversees the set-up, use, and maintenance of multimedia equipment for their organization. Technical coordinators must have excellent communication skills, as individuals in this position must work as a liaison between other departments and employees to ensure that everyone is on the same page. This can range from communications with management about new projects to working with human resources on personnel issues.
Technical Coordinator Tasks
Provide technical support to other departments, including internet searches, materials sourcing and quality assurance.
Coordinate and track project progress and schedules.
Assemble, draft, edit, and review reports, customer quotes, and technical documents.
Communicate scheduling changes and relevant infrastructure shifts to affected staff.