Project Coordinator - Engineering

  • Sacramento Housing & Redevelopment Agency (SHRA)
  • Sacramento, California
  • May 22, 2019
Full Time Engineering Project Management Public Works
  • Salary: $58,885.00 - $91,349.00 Annually

Job Description


To serve as a project coordinator alongside project manager with a general knowledge of various engineering disciplines, coordinating multiple design/construction projects for the Agency. To perform engineering oversight as needed, plan and supervise construction projects, coordinate the work of outside engineering firms of various disciplines, and provide construction management on a variety of projects involving public infrastructure improvements, building construction and rehabilitation, building demolition, and other types of Public Works projects as assigned.

Essential Areas of Responsibility

Agency Management
Project Coordinator shares responsibilities for implementing Agency-wide objectives and directives through programs and practices which reflect the Vision Statement and the SHRA in-house cultural objectives. Project coordinators are responsible for supporting a "one agency" perspective while acting as advocates for their work units by:

• Implement organization-wide goals and cross department projects and objectives
• Offer input and feedback to long range, strategic and budget planning processes
• Maintain both a department and an organization-wide perspective when considering information, issues and challenges
• Model the Agency's service orientation with all public, elected or funding agency representatives
• Conduct business through cross department participation and review, two way communication and accountability
Collaboration and Communication
• Coordinate with City and County staff and Utility Companies, including Public Works Dept., Planning and Building Departments, PG&E, SMUD, Fire Departments, etc.
• Confer with and coordinate the efforts of engineers, architects, general contractors, building inspectors, owners and supervisors
• Provide written correspondence and create reports of various types
• Develops and maintains working relationships with the project's building officials and inspectors and is responsible for scheduling all required jurisdictional inspections and testing.
• Represent the Agency in response to emergencies and time-sensitive projects
• Report to supervisor on status of workload and progress on projects
• Work with internal Agency teams on various projects
• Maintain and organize project information on appropriate computer programs
• Implement Agency policies and practices as delegated
• Present project concepts and designs to clients, community groups and governing boards
• Meet with clients/users as needed to discuss needs and evolution of projects through design
• Market Agency project management services to "sister" agencies and non-profit organizations
• Recommend changes in work processes as appropriate
Project Construction Management and Coordination
• Prepare and/or review drawings, specifications and cost estimates
• Assess scope of work for cost effectiveness
• Evaluate and monitor work progress
• Evaluate and monitor code compliance
• Supervise the work of subordinate staff and provide guidance when needed
• Develop Request for Proposals and Qualifications (RFP & RFQ's) for professional services
• Develop consultants' scope of work for contracts
• Create project schedules and assign resources to tasks
• Assist in securing governing board approval for projects
• Coordinate work of consultants, including assigning work and establishing deadlines Project Design Management
• Manage and coordinate consultants' work
• Review and approve payment for consultant services
• Obtain final project approvals from public entities for Agency-owned projects
• Meet with community groups on the project as required during design
• Obtain building permits for projects
• Coordinate contracting with procurement services
• Prepare construction contracts and route for signatures

Education & Experience

B.S. in Civil Engineering, Architecture, or Construction Management, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and field experience.
• Must have 4+ years of project management experience with extensive knowledge of construction industry preferably multi- or single family housing

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Knowledge & Skills:
• Must be able to understand and interpret safety laws and Agency policies/standards
• Must be able to apply innovative and effective management techniques to maximize associate performance
Ability to:
• Ability to assure responsibility, interface, and communicate effectively with others
• Formulate a project estimate for development
• Ability to communicate effectively and work productively with clients, owners, project professionals, and field and office staff.
• Ability to proactively identify problems and propose possible solutions.
• Ability to use a computer, the Internet, and word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and email software.
• Review draft construction documents and drawings
• Provide scope of work
• Negotiate with potential subcontractors
• Issue all subcontracts and all change orders
• Approve all requests for subcontractor payments
• Conduct site visits
• Work with site engineers to ensure site engineering and related site costs are kept as economical as possible.
• Verify final plans/drawings and specifications are consistent with expectations
• Prepare purchase orders for approval based on quantity take offs and/or request from superintendent
• Represent Agency in project meetings
Closing Date/Time: Continuous