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Utilities Project Coordinator

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$25.82 per hour minimum rate
  • Posted Date:01/08/2019

The Utilities Project Coordinator is responsible for administering, coordinating, monitoring and analyzing utility and construction projects involving water, sewer, electric, natural gas and stormwater.  Duties will include assisting with the development and implementation of policies and standards;  coordinating plan reviews and approvals; interpreting and applying city ordinances, regulations, and policies; developing and maintaining a lists of infrastructure improvement projects; assists with analyzing and prioritizing projects; conducting, assisting and/or supervising the review of modeling, planning and engineering studies; preparing reports; coordinating construction inspections of utility projects; assisting with easement acquisitions; preparing and maintaining project records; monitoring contractor’s schedules and performance; communicating between the owner, project manager, contractors, public and others; providing feedback on project status; assisting in the permitting functions; and providing assistance to Directors, Superintendents and others during various phases of project design/construction.

Hours – Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm  

To Compete in the Selection Process:  Qualified applicant must have an Associate's Degree in civil engineering, engineering technology, construction or a related field with experience in engineering and construction management.  Must possess a general knowledge of civil engineering practices; computer skills including Microsoft Office; ability to read, comprehend, interpret plans, specifications, codes and ordinances; demonstrated communications skills with proven effective working relationships; and the ability to adapt to changing work priorities, multi-task, organize while maintaining accurate records and reports. 
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