City of Farmington
  • 16-Sep-2021 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Admin-Admin Svcs
  • Farmington, NM, USA
  • 60,606.69 to 94,248.54
  • Salary
  • Temporary-Full Time



JOB POST #161: Construction Project Coordinator



DEPT: Administration

DAYS WORKED: Monday-Friday

HIRING RANGE: $60,606.69 to $94,248.54/year

HOURS WORKED: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.





Performs general project management and administration of municipal projects of economic development and recreation nature from conceptual and early planning through construction and completion.

Coordinates with various departments and City Purchasing Division in the contracting and oversight of appropriate design/engineering services, facilitates the transition from design to construction contract bidding, oversees the construction contract through project meetings to closeout.

Monitors and manages contractor efforts, work progress, quality, and schedules; pursues and assures project coordination between entities, departments, contractors, commissions etc. to ensure that goals and objectives of project are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters.

Coordinates with contractor to establish the work plan for each phase of project. Confers with key stakeholders to outline work plan and to assign duties and responsibilities. Confers with key stakeholders on change orders as appropriate.

Communicates with city leadership on progress, status, change orders and schedules of projects. Makes recommendations on needed adjustment to projects, timelines, change orders and budgets.

Assists with design review including advising contractors architects, developers, and members of the public on project goals, timelines, and funding.

Prepares project reports for management and city officials.

Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems. Responsible for overall quality and management of project

Recognize and solve potential problems and evaluate project progress and effectiveness. Resolves conflicts within scope of authority and assists and advises department head and city leadership regarding conflicts.

Facilitates the coordination of project phases and construction management to lessen the impact of the project on the surrounding area including business owners, property owners, managers and tenants and visiting public.

Proposes solutions and confers with contractors, engineers and public stakeholders to solve access and business interruptions; implements agreed on course of action.

Performs routine semi-skilled and technical construction inspection work for environmental, water, sewer, street and other public works projects and programs. Assure compliance with federal, state, and local codes and standards and contractual provisions.

Inspects and approves all phases of public and private construction when necessary and improvement work contracted by department to assure that the appropriate construction is completed in compliance with the plans, standards, specifications, special requirements code and regulations; issues correction notices or approvals as required.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.


This position is subject to the City's Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Program which includes: pre-employment testing, post-accident testing, reasonable suspicion testing, return-to-duty testing, and follow-up testing.

Extensive background checks required.

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with five years of relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Valid New Mexico Driver's License with acceptable driving record for the past three years or sate of current residency.

Extensive knowledge of construction techniques, practices and methods as applicable to a municipal setting; working knowledge of applicable laws, standards and regulations relating to construction, inspection, safety and traffic control.

Considerable skill in reading and interpreting construction drawings, plans and specifications, and contract documents; skill in applying material testing procedures.

Ability to prepare, organize and maintain construction field office and office data, reports and systems

Ability to perform required mathematical computations.

Ability to analyze data, make recommendations, prepare reports and make presentations.

Ability to effectively communicate complex technical information, orally and in writing, in a professional manner to contractors, developers, property owners, employees, consultants, other governmental agency representatives, city officials and the general public.


Calculator, phone, fax and copy machine, computer (desk top and lap top) and motor vehicles.

Ability to operate personal computer, including word processing, spreadsheet, and database software. Experience in operating tape measure, pipe locator, pressure gauges, testing equipment, engineering calculator, motor vehicle, phone, mobile phone and mobile or portable radio sufficient to perform job duties.


Must be physically capable of moving about on construction work sites.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk, use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk or hear.

Work is performed mostly in field settings. Considerable outdoor work is required in the inspection of various land use developments, construction sites, or public works facilities. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate testing instruments, computers and various pieces of office equipment.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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