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Working As A Construction Coordinator

  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others
  • Scheduling Work and Activities
  • Getting Information
  • $99,920

    Average Salary

What Does A Construction Coordinator Do At Comcast

* Provides administrative support for project completion; assists with project plan in consultation with appropriate participants and coordinates steps to ensure participation of appropriate interested individuals and groups.
* Assists with project status to ensure progress toward completion and required procedural steps are completed fully and in a timely manner.
* Seeks cooperation and input in project assignments; coordinates needed meetings or hearings to gather input and meet procedural requirements.
* Provides status reports to senior management or other management to keep them apprised of progress and any anticipated issues.
* Regular, consistent and punctual attendance.
* Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and overtime as necessary.
* Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

What Does A Construction Coordinator Do At Ledcor Group

* Demonstrates knowledge in health, safety and environmental protection on the project.
* Applies the requirements of the Project Specific Safety Program (PSSP) to promote overall compliance of Ledcor HS&E standards, applicable OH&S Acts, regulations and codes with all employees and subcontractors on the project
* Assist with ensuring project materials are supplied and work is completed in compliance with the Project Quality Program
* Assist with ensuring that projects are built according to approved plans, specifications, shop drawings, and applicable building codes and that quality standards are maintained
* Align and track to the construction schedule in conjunction with project team
* Issues materials and services purchase orders, confirms receipt of materials and return of equipment
* Support the maintenance of a thorough daily report that accurately tracks site progress, events, inspections and other relevant information
* Performs other related duties as required

What Does A Construction Coordinator Do At Kinder Morgan

* Seek out and locate qualified contract inspection resources from available inspection companies.
* Review resumes and interview to select only the best individuals to recommend for use on Company petroleum pipeline and facility engineering and maintenance projects.
* Develop and implement a Company specific, contract inspection training program to ensure the contract inspectors are familiar with all relevant Federal, State and local requirements along with Company policies, procedures, specifications and documentation requirements before they begin overseeing activities on behalf of the Company.
* Follow up and provide refresher training, including but not limited to, conducting annual refresher training classes.
* Responsible for identifying additional training, as needed, throughout the year and implementing.
* Responsible to ensure all contract inspectors are remaining current with required operator qualification (OQ) certifications.
* Maintain communication with Engineering Project Managers to identify contract inspection staffing needs to meet the demands of existing and upcoming project requirements.
* Actively plan, predict, schedule and shift contract inspection resources to meet the needs of the existing and upcoming projects.
* Develop and implement a Company specific contract inspector evaluation program.
* Conduct internal audits of the contract inspector’s performance on the job.
* Work with Engineering Project Managers to evaluate contract inspection performance to maintain a group of only the most highly qualified individuals.
* Receive and process contract inspection invoices.
* Audit invoices for accuracy and work with contract inspectors and Engineering Project Managers to correct when required.
* Have a complete understanding of established contractual language between Company and contract inspection companies, including but not limited to, payment terms and restrictions.
* Assist the Engineering Director in establishing and renewing contractual agreements with contract inspection companies.
* In addition to the duties mentioned above, this role shall also oversee and manage the list of Company approved API 1104 qualified contract welders and retain qualification documentation.
* Work with existing contract construction companies to renew existing welder qualifications before expiration and have new welders tested in accordance with Company’s qualified welding procedures.
* Maintain the list of qualified welders and documentation for upcoming projects and in the case of emergency repair.
* Ensure the training of construction inspectors and contractors to implement Kinder Morgan specifications, procedures and safety requirements.
* Review and update training for construction inspectors and contractors as needed.
* Oversee and/or ensure that construction inspectors and contractors on KM projects are properly managed, meet construction schedules and stay within budget.
* Review and coordinate operational & maintenance plans for pipeline projects and implement with field personnel.
* Provides support to field maintenance technicians and operations staff.
* Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards for new construction and maintenance activities.
* Consistently maintain and demonstrate a high regard for personal safety, for the safety of company assets, employees, and the general public

What Does A Construction Coordinator Do At Jacobs

* Provide administrative support as needed and directed by Construction Interface Managers
* Assist Construction Interface Manager to coordinate, organize and schedule meetings to support the Lean Construction Planning work process.
* The CC would assist construction teams with staying up-to-date with the work process
* Assist CL's with the development of budget booking sheets and work breakdown structures that are in alignment with the sanction estimate and contracting strategy of the project.
* Assist CL's with the input of physical progress data from construction activities happening in the field into the construction strategy of the project
* Assist the CIM's with ensuring up-to-date information is getting to the Field Project Controls staff on time so that the Construction Activity Report; Construction Performance Roll-up Report; and the Construction Manpower Forecast Report are as accurate as possible
* Coordinate pull planning sessions.
* Assist with the scheduling, set-up and organization pull planning sessions as requested by Construction Managers.
* Use Net Point software to document the outputs from pull planning sessions
* Core Leadership, Technical Behaviors
* Partnering and Team Working
* Adaptability
* Communication
* Energize People
* Planning and Organizing
* Act Decisivley
* Training Development & Delivery

What Does A Construction Coordinator Do At McGough Companies

* Generate models for McGough self-performed concrete and masonry work based on narratives, design documents, specifications, submittals, RFI’s and shop drawings
* Prepare models and visuals to from early design through construction and post construction
* Identify constructability issues, missing information, and notify and aid the project team in the resolution of the issues
* Support project teams with estimating of projects and aid in facilitating preconstruction efforts
* Support project teams through the development of construction phasing studies
* Support project teams with creating concrete and masonry specific construction documents that may include; concrete lift drawings, formwork drawings, formwork bill of materials, off-site fabrication documents and fully coordinated opening drawings
* Assist in the management of supporting subcontractors by reviewing and coordinating there shop drawing and model production.
* Support project teams through the management of models to track field productivity and performed quantities.
* Maintain a high level of software competency through continued use and training
* Stay informed on best practices for use of Revit and Navisworks
* Stay informed on other BIM related software and how they work with Revit
* Work collaboratively with other team members in the department through work sharing, resourcefulness, self-starting work habits and creativity in problem solving based on information and judgement

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How To Become A Construction Coordinator

Large construction firms increasingly prefer candidates with both construction experience and a bachelor’s degree in a construction-related field. While some individuals with a high school diploma and many years of experience in a construction trade may be hired as construction managers, these individuals are typically qualified to become self-employed general contractors.


It is becoming increasingly important for construction managers to have a bachelor’s degree in construction science, construction management, architecture, or engineering. As construction processes become more complex, employers are placing greater importance on specialized education.

More than 100 colleges and universities offer accredited bachelor’s degree programs in construction science, building science, or construction engineering. These programs include courses in project control and management, design, construction methods and materials, cost estimation, building codes and standards, and contract administration. Courses in mathematics and statistics are also relevant.

More than fifty 2-year colleges offer construction management or construction technology programs. An associate’s degree combined with work experience is typical for managers who supervise smaller projects.  

A few universities offer master’s degree programs in construction management.

Those with a high school diploma and several years of relevant work experience may qualify to become a construction manager, although most are qualified to become self-employed general contractors.


New construction managers are typically hired as assistants and work under the guidance of an experienced manager. This training period may last several months to several years, depending on the firm.

Work Experience

If the typical education is not obtained, practical construction experience is important for jobseekers, because it reduces the need for initial on-the-job training. Internships, cooperative education programs, and previous work in the construction industry can provide that experience. Some construction managers become qualified solely through extensive construction experience, spending many years in carpentry, masonry, or other construction specialties.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

Although not required, certification is becoming increasingly important for construction managers. Certification is valuable because it can demonstrate knowledge and experience.

The Construction Management Association of America awards the Certified Construction Manager (CCM) designation to workers who have the required experience and who pass a technical exam. It is recommended that applicants for this certification complete a self-study course that covers the professional role of a construction manager, legal issues, the allocation of risk, and other topics related to construction management.

The American Institute of Constructors awards the Associate Constructor (AC) and Certified Professional Constructor (CPC) designations to candidates who meet its requirements and pass the appropriate construction exams.

Some states require licensure for construction managers. For more information, contact your state licensing board.

Important Qualities

Analytical skills. Most managers plan a project strategy, handle unexpected issues and delays, and solve problems that arise over the course of the project. In addition, many managers use cost-estimating and planning software to determine costs and the materials and time required to complete projects.

Business skills. Construction managers address budget matters and coordinate and supervise workers. Choosing competent staff and establishing good working relationships with them is critical.

Customer-service skills. Construction managers are in constant contact with owners, inspectors, and the public. They must form good working relationships with these people and ensure their needs are met.

Decisionmaking skills. Construction managers choose personnel and subcontractors for specific tasks and jobs. Often, these choices must be made quickly to meet deadlines and budgets.

Initiative. Self-employed construction managers generate their business opportunities and must be proactive in finding new clients. They often market their services and bid on jobs, and they must also learn to perform special home improvement projects, such as installing mosaic glass tiles, sanding wood floors, and insulating homes.

Leadership skills. Managers must effectively delegate tasks to construction workers, subcontractors, and other lower level managers.

Speaking skills. Managers must give clear orders, explain complex information to construction workers and clients, and discuss technical details with other building specialists, such as architects. Self-employed construction managers must get their own projects, so the need to sell their services to potential clients is critical.

Technical skills. Managers must know construction methods and technologies, and must be able to interpret contracts and technical drawings.

Time-management skills. Construction managers must meet deadlines. They ensure that construction phases are completed on time so that the next phase can begin as scheduled. For instance, a building’s foundation cannot be constructed until the land is completely excavated.

Writing skills. Construction managers must write proposals, plans, and budgets, as well as document the progress of the work for clients and others involved in the building process.

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Construction Coordinator Career Paths

Construction Coordinator
General Manager President Of Operations Estimator Project Manager
Commercial Project Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Project Coordinator Project Manager
Construction Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Operations Manager Property Manager General Contractor
Construction Superintendent
9 Yearsyrs
Assistant Project Manager Project Manager Construction Manager
Director Of Construction
13 Yearsyrs
Assistant Project Manager Office Manager Property Manager
Director Of Property Management
9 Yearsyrs
Construction Supervisor Project Engineer Assistant Project Manager
Estimator Project Manager
9 Yearsyrs
General Manager Maintenance Technician Facilities Maintenance Manager
Facilities Project Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Construction Manager Operations Manager
General Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Construction Supervisor Field Supervisor General Foreman
General Superintendent
11 Yearsyrs
Construction Inspector Construction Supervisor General Foreman
Mechanical Superintendent
9 Yearsyrs
Construction Manager Senior Project Manager Program Director
Operations Director
9 Yearsyrs
Project Manager Construction Manager
Operations Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Construction Inspector Project Engineer Project Superintendent
Owner/Project Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Field Coordinator Field Supervisor General Foreman
Piping Superintendent
7 Yearsyrs
Project Coordinator Program Manager General Manager
President Of Operations
11 Yearsyrs
Construction Superintendent General Superintendent
Project Superintendent
10 Yearsyrs
Operations Manager Site Manager Service Manager
Service Operations Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Senior Project Manager President Of Operations Site Manager
Site/Project Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Construction Superintendent Construction Manager
Vice President Of Construction
10 Yearsyrs
Project Manager Program Manager Business Developer
Vice President, Business Development
13 Yearsyrs
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Construction Coordinator Demographics


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  • White

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  • Asian

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

  • French

  • German

  • Chinese

  • Polish

  • Arabic

  • Swedish

  • Vietnamese

  • Greek

  • Carrier

  • Cantonese

  • Mandarin

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Real Construction Coordinator Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
EIC Construction/Commissioning Coordinator Haile Gold Mine, Inc. Kershaw, SC Oct 09, 2016 $135,200 -
Construction Coordinator Bechtel Oil, Gas &Amp; Chemicals, Inc. Houston, TX Sep 11, 2015 $125,208 -
Virtual Design Construct Coordinator Schuff International, Inc. San Diego, CA Sep 14, 2016 $95,000
Virtual Design Construct Coordinator Schuff International, Inc. San Diego, CA Aug 28, 2015 $95,000
Pre-Construction Coordinator I Granite Construction, Inc. Santa Paula, CA Aug 22, 2016 $93,808
Construction Coordinator M+W Zander U.S. Operations, Inc. Malta, NY Oct 01, 2009 $92,000
Coordinator of Construction Management Services Rapid City Area School District 51/4 Rapid City, SD Jul 01, 2014 $77,922
Construction Coordinator Broughton Construction LLC Washington, DC Aug 17, 2014 $71,501
Construction Coordinator L.S. Interior Design Inc. Los Angeles, CA Oct 23, 2009 $68,746
Construction Coordinator L.S. Interior Design Inc. Los Angeles, CA Sep 15, 2009 $68,746
Construction Coordinator Broughton Construction LLC Washington, DC Sep 24, 2012 $66,534
Construction Coordinator Boxer Property Dallas, TX Mar 26, 2008 $65,000
Construction Coordinator West Village GC LLC New York, NY Sep 09, 2014 $63,000
Integrated Construction Coordinator II M. A. Mortenson Company Chandler, AZ Jul 15, 2016 $62,400 -
Integrated Construction Coordinator M. A. Mortenson Company Chandler, AZ Jul 15, 2013 $62,400 -
Construction Coordinator CHC Property Management, Inc. Inglewood, CA Aug 14, 2014 $60,502
Construction Coordinator Bechtel Oil, Gas &Amp; Chemicals, Inc. Houston, TX Jan 21, 2013 $58,092 -
Design and Construction Coordinator Tishman Speyer Properties, L.P. Chicago, IL Sep 02, 2015 $57,000
Construction Coordinator Knife River-South Waco, TX Jun 05, 2008 $56,650
Construction Coordinator Trinity Infrastructure, LLC Dallas, TX Sep 05, 2015 $56,014

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Top Construction Coordinator Skills

  1. General Contractors
  2. Safety Meetings
  3. Purchase Orders
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Communicated directly with vendors/General Contractors regarding multiple facets.
  • Represented the owner's interest in daily construction site management and safety meetings.
  • Provided a great deal of support to project managers by providing pricing and purchase orders of all project materials.
  • Assisted in preparation of contracts and prepared scopes of work for change orders.
  • Developed general arrangements, elevations, associated sections for modification and upgrades to existing pharmaceutical bulk production facility.

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