Salary: $51,822 – $95,871 Annually
Hiring Range: $51,822 – $72,500
Duties and Responsibilities
The Construction Programs Coordinator is responsible the effective administration of City-funded single family homeowner housing rehabilitation construction projects. The position manages all construction related activities of the City’s homeowner rehabilitation program and the Capital Improvement program for the City’s affordable rental portfolio. The duties include managing the construction process, evaluating the quality of work, requiring correction where needed, consulting with the homeowner and mediating disputes between the homeowner and contractor. The position manages multiple projects concurrently.
- Evaluates prepared construction specifications for needed repairs reviewing the detailed written plan for repairing each deficiency, estimating the cost of each item, and explaining the issues to property owners.
- Prepares and approves bid packages for housing rehabilitation and other City-sponsored housing construction programs. Completes required environmental review checklists. Prepares construction contracts and reviews and approves change orders. Authorizes contract payments.
- Performs site inspections of rehabilitation work during construction to evaluate the quality of work and compliance with work schedules, bid specifications, federal and state guidelines and applicable codes and ordinances. Arbitrates disputes between homeowners and contractors. Conducts follow-up inspections of completed work as necessary.
- Consults with the Construction Manager and other departmental staff to evaluate the program, determine operational objectives and meeting overall program goals.
- Coordinates contractor retention and development efforts.
- Updates program guidelines.
Bachelor’s Degree in real estate, urban planning, construction management, business administration or directly related field and five years of community development experience related to assignment. Some positions directly manage employees and should have two years of supervisory experience.
An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation.
Depending on assignment, some positions may require:
- Valid North Carolina Class C Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record.
- NeighborWorks Construction and Rehab Professional Certification, PHRANC Certified Rehabilitation Specialist Certification, or other related professional certifications preferred.
- Three to five years of related experience in housing construction and/or rehabilitation.
- Experience with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) CDBG and HOME grant program administration.
- Knowledge of federal program regulations including Davis–Bacon Act Wage Rate Compliance, lead based paint remediation, environmental review and other HUD program requirements.