Midwest Energy Association Construction Coordinator (or Sr) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Construction Coordinator (or Sr)Alliant Energy

Job Start Date:04/15/2019Type of Position:Regular

Number of Openings:1

Job Location & Contact:

1001 Shaver Road NE

Cedar Rapids,IA52402

608-458-8458

Email

Job Description:

Looking to power up your career? If the answer is yes, we invite you to explore Alliant Energy!

We have an exciting opportunity for a Construction Coordinator - Gas and Electric (the position may be filled at a senior level depending upon the candidate's qualifications) in Cedar Rapids, IA. In this challenging role you will:

Be responsible for job site construction coordination including safety, material coordination (material staging and delivery on the job site) and construction activities

Be responsible for insuring quality of construction and correct charging of materials, labor and equipment.

This position will strongly support our gas side of the business. Experience working in the gas industry is strongly preferred.

Required for role:

Relevant Associate's degree AND three years of relevant experience OR, if no degree, five years of relevant experience would be required

Valid driver’s license

(50% travel within 150 mile radius)

Alliant Energy offers:

Excellent salary and benefits package

A dynamic work environment

Opportunities for career advancement and development

Working for Alliant Energy provides benefits that carry beyond the end of the workday. We are a part of the communities we serve, a privilege and responsibility we take very seriously. We are proud to be a Midwest energy company that provides electric and natural gas services to our customers and communities through Wisconsin and Iowa.

Alliant Energy will not provide sponsorship for an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa) now or in the future for this position.

Job Responsibilities :

Manages crews and contractors who perform construction activities. Works with limited supervision within established policies, procedures and standards. Communicates company policies, programs, standards and procedures. Ensures adherence to work and project schedules.

Monitors quality of work performed. Responsible for adherence to construction related standards, during the construction process, for both contract and company crews. Assists quality group review of project at completion of construction as needed.

Demonstrates leadership in the area of safety. This requires observing and enforcing safety rules and practices, encouraging safe work behaviors and promptly correcting conditions and unsafe work behaviors, which may lead to accidents. Also assists in the investigation of accidents.

Responsible for smooth coordination among processes by working with Project and Construction managers, contractors and customers. Coordinates equipment use and materials for the job site. Provides drawings and specifications to Contractors and crews as required. Removes barriers for crews in the performance of work activities. May provide direction to employees and contract crews assigned to the associated construction projects.

Understands and applies multiple labor contracts. Understands and applies contractor general agreements and pricing.

Coordinates material returns and project closure activities. Ensures "as constructed" drawings are appropriately documented and returned to engineering.

Interacts with customers on work performed by construction crew.

Will require travel and overnight stay as workload dictates.

All other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications :

Education and Experience Requirements:

Coordinator Level:

This position requires a two year degree from an accredited college or university, and three years of related experience.

In absence of a degree five years of related experience is required.

Sr. Coordinator Level:

This position requires a two year degree from an accredited college or university, and six years of related experience.

In absence of a degree eight years of related experience is required.

Other Requirements:

Must possess a valid driver's license.

Must be willing to travel.

Travel can include occasional overnight stays.

Preferred Skills:

This position will strongly support our gas side of the business. Experience working in the gas industry is strongly preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Effective leadership skills.

Effective computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)

Knowledge of project management methods.

Working knowledge of electric, gas and construction standards, design standards, work methods, equipment, electric equipment maintenance and materials. Demonstrated ability to read and understand utility maps, plan and profiles and drawings. Ability to interpret right of way easements and agency permits.

Knowledge of applicable safety rules and applicable electrical codes or DOT regulations and governmental agency regulations.

Ability to apply union contracts.

Knowledge of internal accounting policies. Understanding of agreements with contractors doing construction work.

Knowledge of environmental regulations, policies and procedures.

Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal, written and communications skills.

Ability to work effectively in a diverse work group.

*Note: For positions located within company territory that supply natural gas to customers, this job is covered by the Department of Transportation regulations on drug and alcohol testing (CFR 49, Parts 40 and 199), and is subject to drug testing according to said regulations.

*Note: All candidates selected for employment with Alliant Energy will be required to successfully complete a drug screen and background check.

We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran.

Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

To apply for this challenging opportunity, please complete our online application at www.alliantenergy.com/careers.

Experience Required:

3-5 years

How to Apply:

To apply for this challenging opportunity, please complete our online application at www.alliantenergy.com/careers.

Application Deadline:

Mar 28, 2019

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