Housing Construction Specialist
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (which are not in any hierarchical order)
- Performs inspections of owner occupied and City owned properties.
- Prepares specifications and work write-ups for projects.
- Prepares cost estimates, reviews contractors bids for completeness and accuracy.
- Monitors construction process to ensure compliance with proper construction methods, and specifications.
- Maintains accurate records of rehabilitation including contractor payments, purchase orders, etc.
- Performs minimum housing standard inspections for assisted projects.
- Review new materials and methods used in building
- Knowledge of building, zoning, and energy codes and regulations affecting work.
- Knowledge of minimum housing standards.
- Knowledge of construction estimating, techniques, methods and standards.
- Knowledge of appropriate safety methods and techniques.
- Skill in reviewing and interpreting plans and drawings.
- Skill in the use of a variety of office equipment including personal computers and related software.
- Skill in detecting structural, electrical, plumbing and mechanical deficiencies.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED, and four (4) years building construction experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid Florida driver’s license is required. A valid State of Florida license as a construction contractor highly desired.
Last revision date: October 2011