Facilities Construction Coordinator

Department:  Operations

Date Posted: 3/10/2017

Position Summary: Supports Vice President of Operations and Facility Maintenance, Design and Construction, and Leasing by developing cost estimates for construction, processing hard bids from general contractors, and supervising construction.

Position Description:

  • Serves as General Contractor over tenant finish out projects for hard goods; assists VP with General Contractor duties in other industries as needed
  • Reads plans and interprets verbal description of construction changes to effectively communicate needs to outside contractors
  • Solicits and objectively reviews bids from outside contractors; ensures insurance requirements are met; ensures contractors are familiar with job sites, DMC procedures, etc.
  • Maintains accurate knowledge of DMC building standards for construction; understands and processes application for permits for construction and electrical panel schedule; collects permit fees
  • Maintains accurate records of construction activities, storage for contractors and DMC supplies
  • Other related duties as assigned

Positions Supervised:

  • Carpenter

Required Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Bachelor's Degree in Building/Construction Management preferred

Required Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in construction coordination or as a general contractor
  • Familiar with City Building Codes, ADA laws, and ACM State and Federal regulations

Physical Requirements:

  • Lift up to 50 lbs
  • Work outside in the elements occasionally (25% of the time)

Required Competencies:

  • Communication: Effectively listens to others and makes clear and effective oral presentations to individuals and groups regarding work-unit or organization issues.  Communicates effectively in writing; is clear, concise and easily understood.
  • External Awareness: Becomes and remains informed of external trends, interests, and issues with potential impacts on internal organization policies, procedures, operations, positions, and practices.
  • Flexibility: Adapts to change in the work environment in ways that help work-unit staff keep projects "on course."
  • Interpersonal Skill: Considers and appropriately responds to the needs, feelings, capabilities, and interests of others.
  • Negotiation: Works with peers or other organization members to achieve agreement regarding work achievements or interests associated with them.
  • Planning: Establishes policies, guidelines, plans, and priorities required to meet work-unit or organization objectives.
  • Problem Solving: Recognizes and defines problems; challenges others to identify alternative solutions, and plans to solve those problems.
  • Resource Utilization: Responsibly spends financial resources in ways that result in ultimate accomplishment of work-unit or organizational objectives.  Effectively and efficiently uses materials, supplies, equipment, systems or organization facilities.
  • Self-Management: Engages in the effective use of self-assessment and self-management techniques in order to proactively and continuously improve own performance.  Exhibits full responsibility for one's own work achievements and consistently maintains a high level of self-management that contributes to sustained high performance.
  • Time Management: Effectively uses the time available to complete work tasks and activities that lead to the achievement of expected work objectives (as results or outputs).