SUMMARY: The Construction Coordinator Position plans, schedules, budgets, and coordinates activities concerned with the construction of Community Development Division projects in the AVCP region. Participates in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee the organization, scheduling implementation, and close-out.
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Ability to enforce project contract provisions
- Formulate reports concerning such areas as daily and weekly work progress, costs, and scheduling.
- Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff, workers, and clients.
- Work with superintendents and foremen to plan, organize and direct activities concerned construction projects.
- Compile project records and reports upon completion in accordance with established program procedures, regulations, and statutes (i.e., Davis – Bacon Certified payrolls, etc.).
- Establish project objectives, policies, procedures, and performance standards within boundaries of company policy and contract specifications. Confer with supervisors and foremen to discuss such matters as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems.
- Initiate and maintain liaison with owners and other contacts to facilitate project activities.
- Monitor and control project through administrative direction of on-site Lead/superintendent/foremen to ensure project is completed on schedule and within budget.
- Investigate potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures.
- Represent division in project meetings and attend strategy meetings.
- Work with contract administrator to manage financial aspects of contracts to protect company’s interest and simultaneously maintain good relationship with the community.
- May requisition supplies and materials to complete project.
- Work with Superintendents and Director to assign workers to construction sites to work on specified projects.
- Travel extensively throughout the region via small aircraft, boat, snow machine, or truck to conduct site visits of projects ranging from a couple days to weeks.
- Ability to learn and use the Concur travel system.
- Supervises and collaborates with Construction Superintendents/Foremen; encourages open two-way communication with staff to enhance job satisfaction and overall morale.
- Develops and maintains a culturally sensitive work environment.
- Ensures staff has the tools and training required to effectively do their jobs.
- Monitors and implements all phases of the construction to ensure planning, design, ROW acquisition, environmental, proper policies and procedures are in place and suited to meet project and community needs.
- Updates existing departmental policies and creates new ones to improve project management procedure standardization and to enhance systemized processes.
- Compiles, reviews, and approves construction employee’s timesheets and submits them to payroll.
- Conducts performance evaluations of Construction Superintendents as required.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. This position is performed in outside weather conditions. AVCP provides work related PPE such as face masks, gloves, hard hat, safety glasses and vest. Employee is required to wear PPE when on job site. Steel toes safety work shoes are the responsibility of the employee.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
QUALIFICATIONS: The individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must have strong project management skills. Must have a current residential contractor’s license or must be willing to attain one within 6 months of being hired; both individually and for the AVCP organization. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position requires a thorough understanding of the culture and the needs of the Tribes of the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta region. Strong written, oral, organizational, and analytical skills are required. Bilingual Yup’ik/English preferred.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Project Management, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, or a related field plus 3 to 5 years field construction experience is preferred. Ten years of direct experience in construction, construction project management, with combination of certifications in construction or project management which provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities for the position may be substituted for the degree.
This position is a Grade 7 and has a Salary Range of: $64,777 – $84,492
Job Posting Expiration Date: June 30, 2022
We hope to have this position filled by date listed above, if no qualified applicant is hired we may advertise an additional 30 days.