City of Colorado Springs Construction Project Specialist in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Construction Project Specialist

In this position, you will participate in the implementation of the City's compliance with Title II of the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) and provide technical assistance with the ADA and related policies.

Essential Job Functions - the basic job duties an employee must be able to perform:

  • Participate in ADA self-evaluations as part of the self-evaluation plan; collect and provide data related to the City's ADA transition plan
  • Manage and oversee design and construction projects; coordinate with other departments to schedule projects completed by City personnel
  • Prepare contract documents, including RFPs/IFPs; select contractors in accordance with City guidelines; negotiate and approve change orders
  • Review bid specifications, cost estimates, and contract submissions for compliance with specifications, construction requirements, cost estimates, and other issues; monitor project budget
  • Provide quality control assurance; monitor progress of projects and ensure compliance with contract documents; prepare daily, weekly, and monthly construction and inspection reports
  • Ensure ADA requirements and access issues are included in the design of new and renovated facilities
  • Inspect assigned projects during various stages of completion; review technical plans, documents, and specifications for compliance to codes and standards; ensure plan specifications, work place safety guidelines, and esthetic standards are followed
  • Inspect completed projects; ensure compliance with designs and specifications; recommend project acceptance; approve final payment request We are looking for candidates who demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations

  • Knowledge of construction methods and techniques
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of records and project management
  • Ability to evaluate and analyze site conditions
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing Successful candidate will have:

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in civil engineering, construction management, or a related field

  • Three years of full-time construction project coordination experience
  • Possess and maintain a valid, non-probationary Colorado driver's license not subject to restriction related to alcohol and/or drug violations or pending charges Ideal candidates will also have:

  • Two years experience with the application and interpretation of the ADA design standards

  • ADA Title II Coordinator Certification Additional Information

*Physical Demands: *This position requires the ability to lift up to 20 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, and walking or standing to a significant degree.

Environmental Conditions Primary Work Environment - Office with some travel from site to site Extreme Temperature - Seasonally Wetness and Humidity - Seasonally Respiratory Hazards - Several times per month Noise and Vibrations - Several times per month Physical Hazards - Several times per month Mechanical and/or Electrical Hazards - Frequently Exposure to Communicable Diseases - Rarely

This job announcement is not intended to include a complete listing of all responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with the position.

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If hired, you will be required to provide proof of your eligibility to work in the United States.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Salary: $5,009.00 - $6,013.00 Monthly

Location: Human Resources - City of Colorado Springs, CO

Job Type: Full-time

Department: Human Resources

Job Number: 13045

Closing: 11/25/2018 4:00 PM Mountain

Agency: City of Colorado Springs

Address: 30 South Nevada Avenue, Suite 301 Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80903

Phone: 719-385-5456 719-385-5456

Website: http://www.coloradosprings.gov