DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: Work involves monitoring and assisting with construction projects including capital works projects and county infrastructure (roads, buildings, parks, etc.) development, maintenance and renovation. Incumbent is responsible for assisting with: coordination of bid process including development of plans/specifications, cost estimates, bid acceptance/award process; management of service contracts; research/purchasing of materials and services, etc. Performs site inspections and generally monitors projects to ensure compliance with bid specifications, and approved plans and specifications. Works closely with county architectural, engineering, purchasing and construction staff as well as outside contractors and consultants, and other governmental agencies. Work is performed under supervision of the Supervisor of Planning and Design. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of the principles, methods, materials and equipment common to building construction; good knowledge of the building trades; knowledge of building and road construction practices; ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships; ability to read and interpret a variety of blueprints, plans and specifications applicable to building construction and site plan development; ability to make skilled technical inspections and to enforce regulations firmly, technically and impartially; ability to keep records and prepare reports; ability to effectively use computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing, calendar, e-mail and database software; integrity; thoroughness; tact; good judgment.
Graduation from high school or possession of a comparable diploma and five (5) years of experience in building construction, building repair, building mechanical maintenance, or construction coordination.