Education Requirements: A four-year degree in construction management, engineering or related field; or equivalent education and experience. Some construction experience is preferred.
Position Summary: Administers daily operations of project site under supervision of Project Construction Coordinator, Project Manager and Site Manager. Ensures and maintains cost, safety, schedule, and quality of project.
Essential Job Functions
- Complete daily production and costs monitoring for major work items by ensuring production, cost data and safety are collected from prior day. The Field Construction Coordinator is responsible for accurately preparing, reviewing, and analyzing daily cost reports to be shared with supervisors for purposes of comparison analysis and planning. Reviews daily costs and production reports.
- Coordinate and schedule subcontractors, vendors and material suppliers. Develops and maintains a good working relationship with clients, subcontractors, vendors, land-owners, co-workers, etc. to strengthen company position. Represents the company in a professional manner; and documents conversations with subcontractors, vendors, etc., to protect Blattner’s interests.
- Prepare subcontractor progress payments and supplier purchase orders utilizing Textura payment process. Understand the owner contract and subcontract documents to understand the inclusions/exclusions for the purpose of invoice payment. Validates, reconciles and maintains accurate quantities for billing purposes and communicates differences to project management.
- Responsible for the project equipment and material transactions and the monitoring of inventory of equipment, small tools and materials.
- Collaborate with Site Manager, Trade Superintendents and Project Construction Coordinator to appropriately staff all project positions by following established hiring policies and working with local job services.
- Ensures a safe work environment by complying with company’s safety policies as well as complying with federal and state safety regulations. Ensures all subcontractor equipment, materials, and small tools are in safe operating condition. Need to collaborate with subcontractors and engineers that project will strive for “Zero” accidents. Need to understand conditions of working around construction activities. Assure there are written procedures, POD, and a new formal plan if changed are needed. When eligible, become a trained CATS observer. Assist in administering on-site Risk Management programs and serves as on-site Safety Representative when necessary.
- The FE/FCC must operate in compliance with the project Quality Plan, Best Practices, and Blattner Energy Quality Systems processes and practices. The FE/FCC is responsible for administering and managing of the project Quality documentation. The FE/FCC shall be accountable for the assembly of documentation for job books. The FE/FCC will assist with the coordination/preparation of alignment meetings with various subcontractors, vendors, and other project stakeholders. The FE/FCC will assist with Quality inspections, benchmarking and assessments as deemed necessary. The FE/FCC shall cover additional responsibilities delegated by the Site Manager, PE/PCC and/or Trade Superintendent to assure project compliance with defined Quality requirements.
- Participates in assigned meetings, which includes the taking of notes for developmental purposes and if necessary for meeting documentation; and generates monthly manager meeting documents (i.e. project indicators, project Visio, etc.) and daily Plan of the Day documents.
- Coordinate with Site Manager, apply for and complete local permits as specified by the contract. Identify and work with local utility companies for all scopes of work. Perform the applicable One-Call and acquire appropriate ticket numbers and maintain the One-Call log. Work with land owners and monitor borrow and waste agreement and any other lease agreements (i.e. water, land) necessary for the project.
- Responsible for accuracy of all office operations including time cards, new hire administration, purchase orders, and maintenance of computer equipment. Train and supervise project administrative assistant (when applicable) in corporate processes (e.g. time cards, new hire paperwork, purchase orders) to develop their skills to a proficient level.
- Analyze and interpret field information by frequent interactions with the field in all scopes of work being performed.
- Conduct project kick-off and close out activities according to Blattner procedures per Value Driver Map (kick-off and close out meetings for Best Practices and Estimating, final inventory, disconnect utilities, etc.).
- Understand and assists with all contractual and subcontract closeout activities (job book, as builts, etc.).
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Accounting (math and record-keeping).
- Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Microsoft Project, Outlook, Visio, Primavera).
- Effective communication (oral, written, presentation, listening).
- Effective motivational and supervisory skills.
- Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks.
- Field Construction Coordinators are expected to re-locate to the project site for the duration of each construction project they are assigned to (project duration averages 6-9 months).
- Must have a valid driver’s license and an acceptable motor vehicle driving record (MVR).
Environmental Focus: This position will perform Field Construction Coordinator responsibilities as well as Environmental responsibilities as outlined above. The amount of Environmental responsibilities performed will be dictated by the requirements of the construction project.
- Is responsible for an environmental compliance ensures all environmental procedures are being met on the project.
- Train and develop field representatives (SM, TS, forepersons, and necessary subcontractor representatives) in the area of environmental stewardship for the site/state specific project.
- Must spend necessary time to familiarize themselves with the site specific project conditions. A pre-job review of the site, plans, specifications, and county and state regulations is required to ensure environmental compliance.
- Understanding of specific county, state and federal regulations per state of work or project (i.e. regulation matrix).
- Collaborates with the Site Manager to ensure all construction activities are being performed in accordance with all applicable mitigation requirements, permit conditions, and environmental specifications to fulfill all regulations.
- Tracks progress and coordinates with Blattner Energy representatives as well as subcontractors to maximize environmental installation productions and to assist with minimizing costs. Identify alternate methods of construction and evaluate costs to original budget. Shall have and demonstrate intimate knowledge of knowing the cost of the work being performed.
- Supports the PM, SM in communicating and negotiating with owner regarding major project environmental installation modifications and/or changes to specifications.
- Supports PM, SM on the collection of information for change orders, pay quantities, and the estimation of changes on the project. Collaboration with the client on these items would occur only with the approval of the PM or SM.
- Monitors, ensures, and manages the project site regarding storm water pollution prevention and erosion and sediment control plans. Must submit a daily or weekly report to the Site Manager for review and verification.
- Coordinates closely with owner’s environmental representative regarding construction schedule to ensure compliance issues are resolved before construction schedules and or contract obligations are impacted.
*All job offers are contingent upon receiving a negative drug/alcohol test result and a satisfactory physical examination designed solely to determine your physical ability to perform the duties of the positing being offered to you. Field employees are subject to random drug testing.
Location/Region: Avon, MN