Construction Coordinator Leader

  • 003231

SUMMARY: Under limited direction, coordinates work associated with the coordination and inspection of construction projects; performs related duties as assigned.

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)
  1. Manages (plans, organizes, and controls) the work of Construction Coordinators to ensure compliance to contract plans and specifications.
  2. Provides supervision, technical direction relating to construction aspects, and assistance to Construction Coordinators.
  3. Guides and develops ability of Construction Coordinators in the accomplishment of their duties.
  4. Develops guidelines to standardize construction inspection procedures (testing, change order negotiation, payment request approval, final walk-thru, etc.), (inspection) report requirements, documentation of field deviations reference for as-builts review and approval.
  5. Cross-trains all Construction Coordinators.
  6. Participates in project design meetings, assists the City design engineers to review design plans and specifications for construct ability and conformance with City standards and specifications.
  7. Provides guidance to Construction Coordinators on project-related issues concerning construct ability, plans & specs compliance, plans & specs non-conformance issues concerning resolution and redesign decision, resolves issues relating to contractor compliance, etc. Consults with City design engineers regarding it.
  8. Assumes administrative control as it relates to construction management aspects for construction project budgets and schedules.
  9. Attends pre-construction meetings to review plans for projects, as assigned.
  10. Acts as liaison between City and contractors, outside consultants, utility companies, the public, and other governmental agencies related to utility construction projects. Responds to inquiries regarding it.
  11. Conducts employee performance appraisals.
  12. Participates in hiring and discharge interviews.
  • Knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and city laws, ordinances, codes and regulations applicable to area of assignment.
  • Knowledge of construction principles.
  • Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of principles of projects cost accounting.
  • Knowledge of construction inspection principles and techniques.
  • Knowledge of methods, materials, equipment, and safety hazards of construction projects.
  • Skill in reading and interpreting blueprints, electrical schematics, architectural and engineering drawings.
  • Skill in organizing and coordinating large construction projects.
  • Skills in operating standard office equipment including computer, fax, copier, calculator, and phone.
  • Skill in setting up and maintaining records.
  • Skill in managing project budgets.
  • Skill in resolving problems related to construction projects, contractor compliance and project design.
  • Skill in working cooperatively with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work involves considerable physical activity in an outdoor setting with exposure to weather conditions and somewhat disagreeable conditions. There is frequent need to walk, talk or hear, stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and to lift moderately heavy objects (up to 50 pounds). There is occasional need to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crawl, or crouch, reach with hands and arms, taste or smell and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday. The City of West Palm Beach promotes a drug/alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associate degree from an accredited institution, and seven (7) years experience in the construction of Public Works and Utilities, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid Florida driver’s license is required.
FLSA Code: Non Exempt
Last revision date: October 2001
Overtime: Yes
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