Construction Administrator

ISG Sioux Falls , SD 57101

Posted 2 days ago

Construction Administrator

LOCATION

Sioux Falls, SD

JOB DESCRIPTION

With a rich 40+ year history of providing innovative architecture, engineering, environmental, and planning services, the Construction Administrator position plays an integral role within the firm's multi-disciplinary team. With 100% of employees as owners, ISG's staff of 270+ professionals, spanning four states and serving clients nationwide, are in control of their own destiny and empowered to execute ingenuity every day. ISG's Civil Engineering Technician is a fast-paced position, which offers a challenging and rewarding opportunity for professional growth. This position is responsible for supporting and contributing to a variety of tasks, while being a creative, eager, and accountable team player. At ISG, you own part of an organization ranked as a top 500 firm by Engineering News Record and one recognized as a Hot Firm and Best Firm to Work for by the Zweig Group.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Observes and inspects work performed by contractors ensuring compliance of specs, drawings, code and safety.

  • Inspect construction sites for quality and report any variances.

  • Interface with contractors, clients and other ISG team members in a positive & professional manner.

  • Prepare construction documents and records.

  • Determine inspection and testing requirements for the task and perform tests and inspections in a timely manner.

  • Prepare drawings, documents, details, schedules or specifications using programs such as AutoCAD, Civil3D and Arc View GIS.

  • Operate copy, blueprint, and duplication and computer equipment.

  • Assist survey technicians in survey field work.

  • Subscribe to our goals and objectives, including geographic and project-type diversity

  • Become a complementary member of our team as a whole, and on a project-by-project basis

  • Work on several projects at one time

  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate's Degree in an accredited Civil Engineering Technology program, Bachelor's Degree in an accredited Civil Engineering program, or relevant experience.

  • Ability to travel to various job sites and office locations.

  • Demonstrated ability in the usage of programs such as AutoCAD, Civil3D, and ArcGIS.

  • Able to multi-task and establish priorities

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Self-directed and can work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Demonstrated track record of successful past employment

WHY ISG?

At ISG, we have fun. We don't settle for ordinary but focus on being intentional and extraordinary. We are positive and productive, looking for creative solutions vs. focusing on problems. We set the standards high and look to consistently exceed expectations. We provide opportunities to every team member, with a strong focus on mentorship and professional development. We build trusting relationships and respect our peers. We focus on five key principles and values that are instilled in each team member and relayed to clients: Responsive adaptable, flexible, intuitive, and agile; Creative inspiring, resourceful, and passionate; Ingenious expertise in action, unconventional knowledge, and inventive; Eager willing to go beyond what is expected, and open to new ideas and information; and Accountable true listeners, humble, collaborative, and open. For further information about ISG please visit us online at: www.is-grp.com


Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Traveling Construction Supe...

Lloyd Companies

Posted Yesterday

VIEW JOBS 6/20/2018 12:00:00 AM 2018-09-18T00:00 This position will act as a traveling Construction Manager in the South Dakota region. SUMMARY The role of the Construction Manager is to execute and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. From a stated project objective, the Construction Manager will oversee the completion of the design phase, implement a plan and execute multiple projects simultaneously. The Construction Manager will be responsible for all quality control throughout the project life cycle. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITLIES * Work with the Project Manager to understand and refine project requirements. The Construction Manager may also be required to work with the development team, leasing team and/or project owner to further define project requirements. * Manage design services on projects when required. Oversee the completion of construction documents and assure accordance with lease and/or contract requirements. * Work with the city to obtain permits /entitlements. * Procure and work with surveyors and excavators to establish boundaries, site grades, and site controls. * Procure and work with Surveyors, Utility Contractors and Excavators to develop infrastructure. * Procure and work with geotechnical engineers to procure soil reports and administer solutions. * Coordinate the removal/fill of dirt on future developments and on-going projects. * Work with owners, engineers and architects to value engineer projects. * Prepare agendas for meetings with owners, tenants, architects, engineers, designers, and trade contractors. * Develop preliminary schedules and budgets. * Assist the implementation of the corporate safety program. * Have the necessary experience and knowledge to estimate all types of projects. * Work with Accountants on detailed descriptions of change orders, request for proposals, and project overages. * Continuously update job cost reports to insure projects are meeting stated goals and in current with all changes. * Update and assess the monetary status of the job and take the necessary action to limit unnecessary job costs. * Cultivate relationships with sales representatives or potential trade contractors. * Implement continuous improvement and lean production. * Ensure all certificates and inspections have been obtained prior to project close out. * Maintain good relations with prospective tenants, clients, owners, personnel and trade contractors. * Perform all other duties assigned and those that may be necessary to achieve company and departmental goals. JOB REQUIREMENTS * Ability to establish confidence with potential clients. * Knowledgeable about all aspects of the construction process. * Intuition to stay abreast with technological advancement and innovative design. * Strong problem solving skills; think outside the box and willingness to question the overall design. * Conceptual estimating: Able to establish budgets for complete projects from early schematics. * Fast Track Budgeting / Estimating: Able to protect budgets during early phases of construction while final drawings are still in development. * Knowledge of the detailed aspects in mechanical, electrical, structural and architectural reasoning. * Ability to manage trade contractors and understand the timing of related tasks. * Strong understanding of OSHA requirements and the ability to work well with Safety Officers, Safety Consultants and OSHA inspectors. * Working knowledge of energy efficient and sustainable design and construction. * Ability to establish a positive rapport and maintain good working relationships with the owners and clients through the completion of the project. * True desire to complete a project with conscious care, commitment and concentration. * Stress Management. * Active member of the community. * High degree of flexibility and tolerance for change. * Computer literate. * Excellent organizational and follow-through skills. * Ability to carry out multi-task projects. * Ability to work well with diverse groups or individuals. * Regular and consistent attendance. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Associates' Degree preferred in related field; 10+ years of experience. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. REASONING ABILITY Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. WORKING CONDITIONS The job is performed outdoors and indoors on construction sites with occasional time spent in an office setting. SAFETY REQUIREMENTS Must be aware and conform to all safety requirements when in the building, operating motor vehicles, or in the field performing duties for the company. Lloyd Companies Sioux Falls SD

Construction Administrator

ISG