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Construction Project Coordinator II – Construction Services

Dates: 08 – 20 Feb, 2019

Construction Project Coordinator II – Construction Services
Facilities and Services
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign

Facilities & Services (F&S) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is accepting applications for Construction Project Coordinator II.  The Construction Project Coordinator II, under administrative direction from and receives work/project assignments from Construction Superintendents and Associate Director of Construction Services. Manages the operations and activities related to the development, estimation, distribution, scheduling, and execution of campus construction work as agreed upon with campus and Facilities & Services (F&S) clients utilizing a combination of external contractors from the Contractor Services Program and F&S Crafts and Trades.


  1. Meet with stakeholders requesting construction services to determine the scope of work requested.
  2. Review the site of the proposed work to determine design parameters and constraints.
  3. Coordinate the development of a project design and review it with project stakeholders. Assist with obtaining design drawings from qualified professionals as needed.
  4. Plan project work including defining job activities and sequences, craft jurisdictions, scheduling constraints to select appropriate construction resources and/delivery methods and develop a task specific project schedule and project budget. Review proposed staffing project resources and manpower with Construction Services Superintendent to confirm proposed project timelines and budget are achievable and that the best method of delivery is utilized.
  5. Prepare instructions for craftsmen and contractors who will perform the work.
  6. Order special materials and equipment as required.
  7. Reports and files all project data and Contractor Services data in appropriate Network Folders and AiM.Evaluates and updates projects on a daily basis to ensure budgets are maintained and completion dates are met.
  8. Issue work orders, schedules work, and inspects progress. Report on-going work schedules and project progress with project stakeholders.
  9. Supervise the work to ensure compliance with construction documents, building codes, University Standards, and other University policies, regulations, and initiatives.
  10. Assist in evaluating completed projects.
  11. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

The position is empowered and expected to use one’s knowledge, experience, and judgment in the completion of each Project. Guidelines that influence decisions and actions include:

  1. Facilities and Services Mission, Vision, Values, and Guiding Principles.
  2. Building codes.
  3. Standard construction practices.
  4. State and Federal code and regulations.
  5. Engineering references.
  6. Confirming existing conditions.
  7. Drafting room records.
  8. F&S Accounting records.
  9. F&S Computer Programs.
  10. Administrative directives.
  11. Precedents set by past practices and non-contractual labor agreements.
  12. Policy and Rules Nonacademic.
  13. Specifications for Contractor’s Fees for Repairs, Minor Remodeling, and New Construction
  14. University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Facility Standards.
  15. Campus Administrative Manual.
  16. Campus Business and Financial Policy and Procedures Manual.
  1. Experienced in supervising, organizing, and coordinating the work of others.
  2. Experienced in monitoring use of construction products, materials, and procedures and building craft jurisdiction.
  1. Extensive knowledge of maintenance, repair, as well as remodeling/construction techniques and procedures.
  2. Extensive knowledge of standard construction practices and craft jurisdictional guidelines.
  3. Working knowledge of building codes.
  4. Working knowledge of institutional purchasing and accounting procedures.
  5. Working knowledge of computerized scheduling tools.
  6. Working knowledge of standard estimating tools such as Means.

Personal Attributes Used to Undertake Job
  1. Experienced in supervising, organizing, and coordinating the work of others.
  2. Experienced in monitoring use of construction products, materials, and procedures and building craft jurisdiction.
  3. Working knowledge of design in structural, electrical and mechanical engineering and the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications.
  4. Ability to express information on any phase of project work in written or oral form which can be readily understood by technical and non-technical personnel.
  5. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  6. Skill in using current software and procedures related to project management.


  1. Project coordination often requires detailed analysis of existing conditions and considerations of many construction options, guided by insight and creativity. Though there are similarities, almost every project present unique features, which must be accommodated. Must be able to make decisions on the site of active construction projects in order to deal with unforeseen conditions.
  2. Must be able to simultaneously manage numerous diverse assignments and responsibilities.

   Scope and Effect

  1. The job affects all students, faculty, staff and campus visitors because the incumbent may oversee repair, maintenance or remodeling projects in any of the University’s campus facilities.

   Personal Contacts

  1. Personal contacts are with Construction Services staff, other F&S personnel, and with campus clients.
  2. Purpose of personal contact is for the exchange of information.

Physical Requirements
Position involves ascending ladders (as high as 40 feet), may have to negotiate close areas, and work off roofs (as high as 150 feet) or uneven surfaces.

Work Environment
Occasional outdoor work is required and may be exposed to all weather conditions. Must be able to manage project budgets, limited funding, demanding or challenging clients, project deadlines, changing priorities, and managing multiple tasks and Projects, including stress induced by these tasks.


This is a full-time Business Administrative Associate position appointed on a 12-month service basis. The expected start date is as soon as possible after February 20, 2019. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Applications must be received by February 20, 2019. Apply for this position using the “Apply for Position” button below.  If you have not applied before, you must create your candidate profile at  If you already have a profile, you may be redirected to that existing profile via email notification.  To complete the application process:

Step 1) Submit the Staff Vacancy Application.
Step 2) Submit the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability forms.
Step 3) You must then upload your cover letter, resume (months and years of employment must be included), and academic credentials (unofficial transcripts or diploma may be acceptable) and names/contact information for three references.

In order to be considered as a transfer candidate, you must apply for the position using the “Apply for Position” button below. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For further information, you may contact Keri Frederick, 217-300-1575 or

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit