Tech Construction Project Coordinator
Posted Monday, August 15
Saint Paul Public Schools
Job Title: Tech Construction Project Coordinator
Job ID: 1015404
How To Apply
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This posting will close on August 17, 2022.
Perform responsible work providing technology coordination for construction projects and owner provided technology equipment procurement. Act as departmental liaison with District technology staff; and performs related duties as assigned.
Work under the general direction of a department manager
Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or a computer science discipline and two years of professional level work experience involving the coordination of technology construction projects or related work experience or an associate’s degree in an engineering or computer science discipline and four years of professional level work experience involving the coordination of technology construction projects or related work experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Strong knowledge of presentation, audio/ visual conferencing, control systems, wireless and networking equipment, paging/ intercom systems, MATV, CCTV, educational and security systems.
Considerable knowledge of the techniques for providing good customer service.
Working knowledge of project management practices.
Working knowledge of government procurement policies and procedures.
Working knowledge of building codes as related to low voltage and electrical installations.
Working knowledge of electrical requirement for wiring, panels and outlets.
Working knowledge of technology equipment and infrastructure design.
Working knowledge of basic budgeting and financial management principles.
Working knowledge of research methodology and techniques.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop successful working relationships with persons representing diverse cultural, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Strong organizational skills.
Strong communications skills both verbally and written.
Considerable ability to evaluate information and prepare recommendations.
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and adjust to shifting priorities.
Working ability to plan, organize and implement projects.
The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following fundamental duties:
Develop and maintain standards related to select building technology including: building network and wireless system, audio/ visual systems, security and other low voltage systems used in district buildings.
Serve as a member of project teams for projects of all sizes; assist with defining the scope, design, budgeting, scheduling and other project requirements; provide information relating to technology and data construction requirements; assist with the ongoing problem solving and coordination of the projects.
Support construction projects by procuring technology equipment that is provided by the owner and installed by contractor(s).
Manage stand-alone construction projects limited to technology system installation.
Establish performance criteria for impacted systems during the construction phase.
Develop the commissioning requirements for technology systems for each assigned project.
Monitor and perform, when required, the commissioning of all appropriate systems to ensure completion and quality of the work, including basic software and programming functions
Determine scope of technology infrastructure for all construction projects by visiting buildings to visually inspect what a project might entail (e.g., what equipment may need to be purchased); developing list of owner provided technology equipment and ensuring that drawings and written specifications are appropriate for the scope of the project.
Review and compare equipment and products for potential use in projects in order to recommend the highest quality at the best price.
Administer the bidding and procurement process; ensure that low bids conform to the project design and proper business practices are adhered to.
Develop cost estimates for technology equipment and installation during construction project planning, design and bidding.
Monitor the construction phase of projects; attend weekly meetings with Project
Managers, consultants and contractors as needed. Establish standards for technology equipment installation.
Monitor the work of contractors on site as needed.
Coordinate involvement of other District employees with projects as necessary.
Respond to inquiries relating to assigned projects.
Coordinate warranty related work; contacts manufacturers to resolve issues if there are problems with equipment or materials provided.
Review all paperwork related to projects such as estimates, change orders and invoice summaries.
Assist the Project Managers with the compilation of the necessary information for grant and/or federal funding.
Develop operational instructions and staff training on the operation of all audio/ visual systems.
Create internal user documents and train all necessary personnel in the setup and use of the system
Contribute to the District’s strategic plan to further student achievement and sustainable operations.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Essential functions are job duties that the individual holding the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation through the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) and the Americans with Disability Amendments Act (ADAAA). The essential functions are typical duties as outlined under Responsibilities.
Regular and reliable attendance.
May be exposed to various cleaning products.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Saint Paul Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and supports an inclusive workplace environment.
SPPS is committed to an equitable workforce where all employees represent this commitment through equitable practices in their job position.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
This is a 12 month position working 40 hours per week.
Salary and benefits are in accordance with the PEA negotiated labor agreement. The labor agreement and salary schedule can be found at https://www.spps.org/Page/33566. The minimum rate of pay for this position is $57,091 annually.
Benefits are available to new employees after 30 days of active employment. Benefits include medical insurance, life insurance, sick leave, pension plan, tax-free retirement account, and flexible spending account. Some employee groups also receive vacation, dental insurance and disability insurance. A benefits summary is available at https://www.spps.org/Domain/13220.
Transcript – Unofficial transcripts are accepted at the time of hire. You must submit official transcripts within 30 days of your start date. Formal credential evaluation is required for post-secondary education completed outside of the United States.
Veteran’s Preference – If you are an eligible veteran applying for a job where veteran’s preference applies and wish to claim Veterans Preference you must submit a legible copy of your DD214 to the Human Resource Department with your employment application. If your claim is approved, five or ten additional points will be added to your final passing score.
Criminal Background Investigation and Reference Checks – Reference checks and a criminal background investigation will be completed as a condition of hire for all new employees and for former employees who have not been employed by the District for more than six months.