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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Physical Labor
Assistant Administrator for Construction
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Job Description

Position Summary

Position responsible for assisting the Administrator in overseeing all of the critical operational functions in the Construction Services section. The position effectively assists in managing department Senior Project Managers and Project Managers in general engineering activities related to construction on transportation, environmental, traffic, storm water and wastewater projects throughout Marion County.

Position Responsibilities

Assists the Administrator in overseeing a staff of construction management professionals tasked with exercising sound judgement and engineering practices in daily construction operations.

Provides staff supervision and technical assistance in construction specification and plan interpretation, construction scheduling, planning, and construction materials.

Assists the Administrator in insuring that all construction is performed on schedule, within budgetary limits, and in accordance to current statutes, ordinances, specifications and contract requirements.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.


Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related engineering discipline with seven (7) years of related work experience and one (1) years of supervisory experience. One (1) year of work experience may be substituted for each year of formal education required. The position requires extensive knowledge of City, State, and FHWA policies and specifications as they relate to construction of City infrastructure. The position requires excellent oral and written skills in addition to excellent conflict resolution skills.

Independent Judgment

This position requires a high degree of initiative and independent judgement. Critical and often times swift decisions will have to be made without the guidance or benefit of direct supervision. Decisions can impact the City of Indianapolis, City officials and policies.