Construction Project Specialist

General summary

This is a professional-level construction administration position accountable for planning and coordinating new construction, repair, and preventative maintenance for facilities and infrastructure under the control of a state agency. Employees at this level prepare construction plans and specifications for projects which includes: developing scope of work, obtaining field measurements, and preparing cost estimates for required materials. Employees consult with agency staff, public officials, architects, engineers, surveyors, and contractors regarding new construction, repairs, and physical plant maintenance issues. Employees provide advice to field staff and offer resolutions to technical and procedural problems.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous level: Knowledge of building codes, environmental regulations, and safety codes. Knowledge of project management processes and procedures. Ability to analyze and interpret technical construction documentation. Ability to prepare cost estimates for required materials.

Typical qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 1 or more years of experience in construction projects. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

Pay grade