Construction Coordinator – Ref #369671

Website City of Chicago Department of Aviation

Job Posting Date 09/16/22 - 09/29/22

Under direction, coordinates construction and repair project activities at O’Hare International Airport, and performs related duties as required



  • Coordinates and schedules contract maintenance repair projects at O’Hare International Airport (e.g., construction activities);
  • Coordinates projects with in-house trades, contractors and airport partners;
  • Reviews work orders and communicates with department staff to clarify scope of work and schedules contractors for repairs;
  • Conducts site visits to evaluate existing conditions and identify potential airport operational impacts;
  • Evaluates the potential adverse impact of construction on airport operations and initiates action to revise schedules and alleviate the disruption caused by construction activities;
  • Writes scope of work and requests proposals from maintenance and repair contractors;
  • Reviews contractor’s proposals and generates All Purpose Requisition Forms (APRFs);
  • Reviews invoices for payment and verifies maintenance work was completed according to specification;
  • Meets with maintenance and repair contractors and reviews scheduling;
  • Reviews and creates Notice to Airport Users forms (E-Forms) and PowerPoint presentations;
  • Reviews plans and schedules for the construction of facilities and/or airfield construction to determine material requirements for ongoing maintenance services;
  • Reviews maintenance and repair contracts to understand what work contractors can or cannot perform under their contract;
  • Revises contract language for contract modifications or bids, as required;
  • Schedules and attends pre-construction meetings with tenants and their contractors, as required;
  • Develops appropriate criteria for providing maintenance staffing;
  • Attends committee and task force group meetings regarding construction activities to provide information regarding the coordination of construction activities; and
  • Prepares reports on maintenance project status.

Performs other duties as required.

Location:      O’Hare International Airport

Days:             Monday – Friday (May be required to work some holidays/weekends)

Hours flexible, typically 8AM-4PM. Some after hours and weekends may be required depending on operational needs.

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