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Job Title: 

Construction Coordinator - Environmental Review

Salary Range: 
$79,096.00 - $96,891.00 Annually
Full Job Description: 

Job Summary

This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be submitted by January 25, 2024, at 4:30 p.m.   

Join our team that values expertise, collaboration, and environmental responsibility.  

We are looking for a professional with expertise in conducting building and property site inspections, along with knowledge of the construction industry, to fill our Construction Coordinator - Environmental Review position.

This role requires a broad understanding of construction, including building and site considerations, water and soil factors, and building inspection nuances. Your pivotal role involves conducting on-site inspections, assessing conditions, and completing regulatory reporting to ensure compliance with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and other regulatory standards. Collaboration is a key component of this role, involving working with various stakeholders.   This position reports directly to the Senior Construction Project Manager, Capital Construction and Weatherization, and will be based at our central office in Tukwila, WA.

If you possess the qualifications that we are looking for, we invite you to apply. Be a valued member of our team while championing sustainable practices. 

The King County Housing Authority  

King County Housing Authority (KCHA), an independent municipal organization, is a high performing nationally recognized leader in affordable housing. To learn more about KCHA and our Mission visit this link.  

We transform lives through housing. 

Essential Functions

The Construction Coordinator - Environmental Review will:

Conduct building and property site inspections to assess the anticipated expenses for property maintenance and essential repairs, including components such as plumbing, electrical, insulation, and other systems in the building.   

Review and analyze property environmental related issues; ensuring compliance is within specified parameters of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) guidelines.

Support the coordination, preparation, and management of Capital Needs Assessment (CNA) reporting, ensuring compliance with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and other regulatory requirements; this involves gathering information from various sources and compiling data.

Gather statistical data and generate reports for quality improvement purposes.

Qualifications and Competencies

Required Qualifications:  

Associate's degree AND 

Considerable experience in building and property site inspections OR

An equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform this position's essential functions. 


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

Demonstrates the comprehension of means and methods in construction projects, including an understanding of construction techniques, tools, equipment, materials, coordination of construction sequencing, and adherence to safety measures; should have the ability to grasp and comprehend the processes involved in construction execution without necessarily having hands-on experience.

Possesses the ability to conduct on-site property inspections, covering components like plumbing, electrical, insulation, and other systems. 

Demonstrates proficient timeline management skills essential for managing upcoming deadlines over an extended period.

Understands technical aspects and consistently builds knowledge, staying updated on substantive and procedural aspects, including the ability to comprehend environmental protection laws, practices, planning theory, and techniques. 

Demonstrates proficiency in researching, reading, and interpreting federal and state regulations for compliance; navigates and interacts with regulatory bodies for approvals. 

Demonstrates ability in data gathering, statistical analysis, and report composition. 

Demonstrates effective communication skills for collaborative work with cross-functional teams and proficiency in cultivating an inclusive work environment that values diversity, treats others with respect, and fosters cooperation.

Adapts to evolving business needs and responsibilities, embracing change positively and incorporating new practices and values. 

Proficient in MS Office programs and database software. 


Special Requirements:  

Consent to and pass a driver's and criminal records background check.  

Must possess a valid driver's license to regularly travel between work sites as required or have an alternative reliable mode of transportation. Must have an acceptable driving record at time of appointment and throughout employment.    

Position Information and Application Process

Application Requirements: 
To be considered for this opportunity, you must: 

Complete the online application profile in its entirety. 

Upload a cover letter that addresses how your experience and education qualifies you to perform the essential functions listed in the job announcement. (Cover Letter) 

Upload a detailed résumé of all educational and professional experiences. (Résumé) 

Salary & Benefits: 

The starting salary range for this position is $79,096.00 - $96,891.00 annually, dependent on qualifications and professional experience. The complete salary range for this position is $79,096.00 - $114,688.26 annually. Performance-based merit increase opportunities and Cost of Living Adjustments (COLA) are reviewed annually. A comprehensive health care benefits package for you and your dependents includes medical, dental and vision insurance, life and long-term disability insurance plans, vacation, sick and personal leave, tuition reimbursement, and retirement benefits are also available. For more details regarding KCHA comprehensive benefits, please visit our benefits page. 

Work Environment: 
After initial onboarding, this position will have the opportunity to work remotely up to 60% in accordance with the KCHA's flexible work arrangements; however, remote work conditions will be reviewed on a regular basis based on business and program need. Employees must reside in Washington State and the ability to report to the Central Office in Tukwila will be required. Some local and domestic travel may be required to support KCHA business needs. 
Physical Requirements: 
Incumbent(s) must be able to meet the physical requirements of the classification and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the functions performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   
This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, occasional exertion of up to 25 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, sitting, speaking or hearing and using hands to finger, handle or feel and occasionally requires climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, tasting or smelling, pushing or pulling, lifting and repetitive motions; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work occasionally requires wet, humid conditions (non-weather), working near moving mechanical parts, working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to extreme heat (non-weather), exposure to the risk of electrical shock and wearing a self-contained breathing apparatus; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic). 

Equal Opportunity: 
King County Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. 

To Apply: 

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Date Posted: 
Monday, January 22, 2024
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, January 25, 2024
Posting Expiration Date: 
Friday, March 22, 2024
Job Location Details: 
Tukwila, WA
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