Construction Project Coordinator

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Toole Design Group

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Austin, TX


Austin, TX

Description :

Note that we will initiate our application review for this position on February 
5, 2018

Are you fascinated by the built environment? Are you passionate about 
sustainability and the opportunity to work on challenging multimodal projects 
that make communities more livable? Would you enjoy working on a variety of 
projects with unique challenges in one of the most exciting cities in the 
country? If so, we’re looking for someone like you to join our team as a 
Construction Project Coordinator in Austin, TX dedicated to serving the Austin 
Transportation Department (ATD).

Why join Toole Design Group?

At Toole Design Group, we’re working to create vibrant, multimodal 
transportation solutions for people of all ages and abilities. Our staff of 130+
engineering, design and planning professionals are passionate about making a 
difference in communities large and small. The pace is fast, our team is 
creative and dynamic, and you will collaborate across disciplines with 
colleagues on transformative projects throughout Austin. As a woman-owned firm, 
diversity is a cornerstone of a business. Our staff gender mix is evenly 
balanced between women and men, strengthening our work and our culture.

As a Construction Project Coordinator, you’ll work with designers, contract / 
project managers, and field crews to create sustainable multimodal 
transportation infrastructure. You’ll work with your colleagues to engage 
communities, coordinate construction contracts / schedules, and implement 
multimodal projects that range from small improvements to full-scale street 
reconfigurations. In an industry that is constantly changing you’ll be at the 
forefront of implementing real solutions in a city with established creative, 
flexible, and quick-build contracting and implementation processes.

About our Austin team:

Toole Design Group has a multi-year contract to provide full-time staff support 
to ATD’s Active Transportation and Street Design Division. Our Austin team will 
be integrated as part of ATD’s nationally recognized Street Design Team to 
design and implement a variety of projects as part of the City’s $720 million 
2016 Mobility Bond. The contract will support the Bikeways, Safe Routes to 
School, and Sidewalks bond programs, in addition to Transit Speed and 
Reliability work in partnership with the Capital Metro Transportation Authority.

Austin is on the leading edge of multimodal transportation, and this Active 
Transportation Street Designer is a key part of a strategy to double the rate of
project design and implementation in support of the 2016 Mobility Bond and 
other growing program needs. This is an exciting opportunity to work with ATD’s 
incredible staff and be part of a team that will transform the way people move 
in one of the most exciting cities in the country. This is a full-time, 
permanent position and you will have ongoing opportunities with TDG in Austin or
other locations in America’s most exciting cities.

You’ll be great here if:

You want to implement projects that will have an immediate impact on communities
You enjoy building strong relationships across disciplines, between departments,
and with our clients
You are detail oriented and have strong organizational skills
You deliver high-quality work on time and within budget
You know how to get the message across, whether written, verbally, or 
You’re motivated to tackle new challenges and develop new solutions
You’ll need:

A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering, planning, urban design, 
landscape architecture, or related field and 1+ year of experience in roadway 
construction, engineering, landscape architecture, or related work

a high school diploma and 3+ years of experience in construction 
(roadway preferred), engineering, architecture, or related work

A broad knowledge of construction, specifically coordination between multiple 
work crews, project coordination, understanding flexible IDIQ/on-call contracts,
communicating between different departments and with the public, understanding 
construction impacts on citizens, and interpreting construction documents
The ability to organize multiple projects and work crews while maintaining 
prompt communication with stakeholders and departments
Sound judgment and the ability to make decisions that maintain design intent 
while adapting to the realities of conditions in the field
Excellent task and time management skills
Excellent communication skills
Additional desired qualities include:

Specific knowledge of roadway geometric design
Interest in multimodal and active transportation design (specifically for 
bicycle, pedestrian, Safe Routes to School and/or transit integration)
We’ll offer you:

The opportunity to manage the implementation of transportation projects that 
positively and directly affect communities across the City of Austin
Intensive training in active transportation design, orientation to Austin’s 
powerful and proven project implementation framework, and tools needed for 
successful performance
An environment that fosters innovative and thoughtful design practices
The unique opportunity to work with one of the most inventive city 
transportation departments in the country and industry-leading engineers and 
planners at TDG
The potential to grow as a professional and advance in a company that prefers to
promote from within
A competitive salary and industry-best benefits
A workplace that practices what it preaches, with engaged colleagues and 
financial incentives to bike, walk, and use transit on your commute
How to apply:

How to apply :

If you would like to be considered as a candidate for this position, please
 visit our careers page and select the  corresponding position. Toole Design Group, LLC is an equal opportunity employer (EO/AA/VEV/Disabled employer) and encourages women and minorities to apply. No phone calls, please. For more information about Toole Design Group, visit our website, follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn, or like us on Facebook.

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