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Position: NEW CONSTRUCTION COORDINATOR (PROJECT SPECIALIST) - HOUSING & NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES
  Salary: $20.42 Per Hour
Position Type: Full Time
Close Date: Until Filled
Minimum Training & Experience

Completion of a standard or vocational high school and a minimum of three years experience in cost estimating, preparation of work write-ups, and residential construction inspection. Building codes certifications desirable; proficiency with MS Word and Excel required. South Carolina general contractor’s license preferred. The equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be considered. Successful candidate must have experience with new residential construction experience and current builder’s license or the ability to obtain within two months.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

• Knowledge of new construction techniques and methods.

• Knowledge of the procedures for property acquisition.

• Knowledge of federal and state program requirements for new housing construction (including HOME and Housing Trust).

• Knowledge of Davis-Bacon regulations and requirements.

• Knowledge of state and local building regulations and codes. • Knowledge of procedure and ability to create basic neighborhood layouts.

• Skill and proficiency in working with MS Word and Excel.

• Ability to read and interpret grading plans and house plans.

• Ability to coordinate construction projects from start to end; working independently.

• Ability to write new construction specifications and maintain detailed construction records.

• Ability to obtain necessary certifications.

• Ability to maintain positive customer-focused relationships with co-workers, supervisors, agencies, the general public, and all other internal and external customers. Personally demonstrates appropriate customer service skills.

Specific Duties

• Serves as construction coordinator for the City’s and the Housing Development Corporation of Rock Hill’s (HDCRH) federally-funded housing programs.

• Obtains bids from contractors; per policy guidelines inspects work in progress; makes final inspection and prepares project close-out reports for appropriate agencies.

• Coordinates with contractors, approval/permitting agencies, and city departments on construction projects.

• Researches and selects appropriate house plans for new construction.

• Keeps updated on federal and state program requirements; maintains certifications and educational requirements.

• Maintains construction files in accordance with program requirements; reviews and submits invoices for payment; prepares reports as needed.

• Maintains checklist of permits, license, insurance, and bonds on each project.

• Inspects properties for deficiencies and applicable federal program requirements (lead-based paint); prepare work write-ups, requests for proposals, cost estimates, and specifications; determines feasibility of construction projects; assures compliance with HDCRH policies and federal/state program requirements.

• Assist Rehabilitation Coordinator as needed.

• Performs all other duties as may be assigned to meet organizational needs.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

 
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