Job Opening - Facilities Management/Trades

Construction Project Coordinator **Deadline to apply extended**

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  • Work Department: Facilities Planning & Construction
  • Class Title/Code: Construction Project Coordinator (1427)
  • Effective Date: Jul 5, 2022
  • Responsibilities:


    1. Inspect proposed work site, gather notes, sketches, measurements, existing conditions, and present
    findings as needed.
    2. Prepare cost estimates and schedules based on the engineering and architectural specifications relating to
    the project.
    3. Issue work orders, schedule work to be completed by outside contractors, and inspect progress of work as
    4. Discuss the on-going work schedules and the progress of the project with the department requesting said
    work, identifying and assisting in the resolution as problems arise.
    5. Monitor job costs, initiate and evaluate any project change orders and evaluate pay requests. Notify user
    of additional costs to project when required.
    6. Inspect daily work performed by contractors on construction and remodeling projects.
    7. Assist in evaluating projects as they are completed. Provide list of items on punch list and notify contractor
    of things that still need completed or corrected.
    8. Review plans that have been designed by others to develop a schedule and to check and verify the plans
    comply with building codes as well as university guidelines.
    9. Assist in maintaining campus construction project database – Drawings and Records for maintenance
    10. Prepare drawings for construction work from sketches and notes from site to complete project.
    11. Responsible for maintaining and updating campus prints, organizing print room, and overseeing the
    transition to digital media.

  • Required Qualifications:


    1. Any one or combination totaling three (3) years (36 months) from the following categories:
      1. work experience in construction management, building project management or a closely related field.
      2. college coursework in construction management, engineering, architecture, or a closely related discipline, as measured by the following conversion table or its proportional equivalent:
        • Associate Degree (60 semester hours) equals one (1) year (12 months)
        • 90-semester hours equals two (2) years (24 months)
        • Bachelor’s Degree or higher (120 semester hours) equals three (3) years (36 months)
    2. One (1) year (12 months) of building construction management and/or building project management experience.
  • Starting Salary: $3,905/month
  • Application Deadline: Aug 19, 2022

Employment - Information & Instructions

Complete an Employment Application online. Submit supplemental application materials, which may include transcripts, licenses, certifications, resume, and a copy of the DD214 (if applicable), via email to HR-Testing@wiu.edu.

All application materials are due in the WIU Human Resources Office no later than 4:30 p.m. the day of the application deadline.

Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

For questions regarding the application process, please contact:

Human Resources Office
Sherman Hall 105
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Phone: (309) 298-1971 ext. 1
Fax: (309) 298-2300

Email: HR-Testing@wiu.edu

Open: Monday – Friday; 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.