Associate Project Coordinator (Construction)

Office of Design & Construction

The State University Construction Fund (Fund), a New York State entity dedicated solely to the State University of New York's building and infrastructure assets at 32 campuses and 3 teaching hospitals, seeks an energetic and motivated individual to join our Design and Construction team in Albany, NY as Associate Project Coordinator (Construction). The Associate Project Coordinator is responsible for administering construction projects on the State University Campuses from the start of the construction phase to project closeout, managing the consultant and contractor during the construction phase to ensure timely completion of a project constructed in accordance with the contract documents, the processing of change and field orders, extra compensation authorizations, and payment applications.

The individual in this role must have a fundamental understanding of construction practices and construction management procedures. Associate Project Coordinators will be required to complete NYS DOS training to secure and maintain Code Enforcement Officer Certification. Associate Project Coordinators also assist team members in document review and advise Program Management of budget concerns.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and participate in on-site project meetings and quarterly progress meetings.
  • Perform periodic job site inspections.
  • Maintain project records.
  • Process change/field orders, ECA's and payment applications.
  • Participate in resolution of construction issues.
  • Interface with campus representatives.
  • Review documents for code compliance and constructability.
  • Perform close out tasks, participate in final inspection, issue certificate of occupancy/compliance.
  • Provide assistance during the design phase as required.
  • Travel within New York State, sometimes overnight, is required.
  • Performs other duties as directed.

Qualifications & Experience Requirements:

Associate's (with a NYS professional license), Bachelor's or Master's degree in Architecture, Engineering or related field; plus 10 years' experience in the building design and construction industry. Professional license may be substituted for up to 5 years' experience with a Bachelor's or Master's degree. Working knowledge of applicable codes, laws, rules and standards regulating design and construction, including the Building Codes of New York State. Effective communication and written skills. Fundamental understanding of construction practices and construction management practices and procedures. Ability to understand contract documents. Strong technology skills, including Microsoft Office and SUCF project management applications (eBuilder, CMR, etc). Ability to work with minimal supervision. Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

The Fund offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package, including New York State retirement, generous health, dental, vacation, sick and personal time.