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CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATOR
63195
(Competitive)


DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS

The work involves responsibility for acting as a liaison between contractors and individual departments requiring facilities related projects. An employee in this title gathers necessary information such as departmental needs in order to create bid packages as well as assisting the Planning Department in reviewing submitted bids for design and construction. Reporting to the various higher level administrators, the Construction Administrator will work to assure that projects are following appropriate timelines as well as that proper materials are being used and all safety guidelines are being adhered to through regular meetings with contractors and inspections of project sites. Supervision of staff is not typically a function of this position. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES

Assists in gathering necessary information from departments related to bid packages.

Acts as liaison between departments, contractors and design teams.

Track status of all existing contracts and inspect all current projects.

Responsible for conducting meetings related to projects including producing and distributing minutes.

Assist in the creation of a Master Project Schedule.

Assure compliance of contractors with County and Federal safety guidelines.

Track and log submittals, Requests For Information and change orders.

Act as primary point of contact for all project communications.

Follows and monitors completed project through the warranty.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES SKILLS ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Thorough knowledge of current trends, safety regulations and procedures in a variety of trades within the construction industry.

Good knowledge of principles and practices in construction management.

Good knowledge of principles and practices of organization and management.

Good knowledge of various project-estimating programs.

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with others in a variety of professional settings.

Ability to read and interpret blueprints and other related project specifications.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a baccalaureate degree in construction management, building construction or related field, and six (6) years of professional level work experience, or its part time equivalent, in construction management or project supervision, two (2) years of which must have been in a municipal setting; or,

B. Ten (10) years of paraprofessional or professional level work experience, or its part time equivalent, in building trades and/or construction, six (6) of which must have been in a management or supervisory capacity; or,

C. An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B).

Note:

Two (2) years of the work experience described in A %26 B must have occurred in a municipal setting.

9/2010 Date of original composition.