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Construction Observer

at Wake Technical Community College

Posted: 9/21/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2545368
Keywords: construction

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Position Description

Pay Grade: Coordinator 10

This position performs observation of all phases of construction and reports on capital project construction progress.

Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.

* Monitors construction schedule, progress, and contractor staffing

* Performs regular observations of construction projects with regard to quality, quantity of materials, installation methods used, conformity to specifications and recognized industry standards, owner's intent, requirements, and contract documents.

Generates and compiles field and observation reports

Confers with architects or field representatives

Reports site and project problems to the appropriate parties

Arranges required observation of key material or methods testing with designated governing authorities

Completes annual applied benchmark project on an individual or group basis


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Ability to climb ladders, walk long distances over uneven terrain, as well as sit, stand, and crouch for long periods

Ability to monitor construction schedules

Demonstrated skill with interpreting architect/engineer's drawings and specifications

Ability to understand construction practices and State Construction Office (SCO) requirements

Ability to exhibit good interpersonal skills and work well with others

Able to maintain records accurately and be able to meet deadlines consistently

Excellent organizational skills

Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Intermediate skills with MS Office products


Associate's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture or related field

Seven years of experience in construction or related field


Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture or related field

Essential Personnel: