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Project Office Construction Coordinator

Date:  Jun 23, 2022

San Jose, CA, US

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies


At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help you give us your best, and together we can build a world of difference. 


Company : Black & Veatch Corporation  

Req Id : 68961 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Visa Sponsorship Available: No 

Job Summary

Manages construction coordinators; works with Discipline Superintendent and Construction Coordinators to identify and resolve problems or issues related to design information, schedule, material deliveries, change management, safety, and quality. Manages escalated problems or issues.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversees planning, developing, issuing, and progress tracking of all CWPs and IWPs . Participate in all integrated planning sessions associated with IWPs . Works with Discipline Superintendent and Construction Coordinators to identify and resolve problems or issues related to design information, schedule, material deliveries, change management, safety, and quality 
  • Manages escalated problems or issues . 
  • Works with the responsible Engineering in the interpretation of Requests for Information (RFI) 
  • Interfaces with Engineering to provide constructible responses . Ensures IWP turnover documentation is returned from the field . Reviews and monitors contractor/craft Look-Ahead Schedules for assigned work scope . Maintains a daily log for site records . Supports commercial recovery process . Supervises construction coordinators; manage and coordinate work load, process flow and procedures . May lead process improvement initiatives 
  • Maintain lesson learned/OFI documentation (Opportunities for Improvement) across discipline construction coordinators . May acts as the workface planner for basic projects . May supervise project field engineering, project controls, document controls and/or quality controls . Actively promote the safety culture . Directs construction coordinators 

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred; 4 year degree preferred 
  • Typically 6+ years project controls, construction or construction management experience in similar facility construction 
  • Supervisory experience preferred  
  • Preferred Skills: . Knowledge of cost control, scheduling, engineering drawings and other documents . Ability to set-up and perform project controls functions on smaller, less complex projects . Ability to do material takeoffs and field estimates . Communication skills . Organizational skills . Safety regulations . Dealing with ambiguity . Problem Solving . Supervisory skills . Contract administration . . Presentation Skills . Ability to manage teams and processes . Advanced Excel Skills 
  • Minimum Qualifications

    All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


    Work Environment/Physical Demands

    Physical Demands:
    • Lift and carry heavy items weighing up to 50 pounds. 
    • Stand, Kneel, Bend, Stoop, Move, and Walk long distances in and around confined, cluttered places, and uneven areas.
    • See and hear naturally or with correction.   
    • Full range of motion and flexibility consistent with requirements of the job duties. 
    • Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls according to a set procedure. 
    • Requires repetitive movement. 
    • May require work above 5 feet in height.
    • Climb and maintain balance on steel framework, stairs, ladders and scaffolds. 
    • Work up to a 12 hour shift doing hard physical labor in varying temperature extremes and other outside conditions. 

    Work Environment:
    • Typical construction site environment:  
    • Requires working in cramped work spaces and getting into awkward positions. 
    • Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32F degrees) temperatures and exposure to inclement weather such as dust, wind, snow, rain, etc. 
    • Requires working in extremely bright or low lighting conditions 
    • Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable. 
    • Work around hazardous equipment.
    • Typical office environment.
    • This position is considered a safety sensitive position. 


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    Salary Plan

    CNS: Construction Services

    Job Grade


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    Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.


    Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.


    To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.


    A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.


    We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.


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    Nearest Major Market: San Jose
    Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

    Job Segment: Field Engineer, Engineer, Construction, Engineering

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