The Department of General Services seeks a Construction Project Coordinator

Organizational Overview:

Construction portfolio consists of projects located within other Commonwealth Agency facilities such as Department of Corrections (Correctional Institutions), Department of Human Services (State Hospital and Center Facilities), Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (Universities), Department of Military & Veterans Affairs (Readiness Center and Veterans’ Hospital), Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (Flood Control, State Parks), and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (Headquarter Building).

Position Overview:

This position reports directly to the Regional Director and oversees a team of Assistant Construction Project Coordinators who assist in coordinating capital improvement projects for Commonwealth agencies and higher educational institutions within DGS’ Eastern Region.

Duties include directing, through subordinate staff, the management of construction and renovation projects; providing direction and technical guidance; reviewing project schedules and resolving construction problems and disputes; attending a variety of pre-construction and construction meetings, ensuring action items and project concerns are followed up on; serving as a liaison with Client Agencies, Professionals and Contractors; assisting in the preparation of project specifications; ensuring construction is in accordance with approved plans, specs, general conditions, laws, regulations and procedures; reviewing and monitoring extensions of time, schedule of values, change orders, schedules and requests for information; monitoring project progress to ensure adherence to project schedules; problem-solving; using construction computer software; generating various documents and reports in the IT system; representing the Department in claims/disputes; ensuring effective and efficient customer care to all client agencies and stakeholders, and performing all supervisory duties.


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