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Construction Specialist


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Macon Bibb County Government Economic and Community Development (ECD) Department’s mission is to stimulate economic vitality by strengthening neighborhoods, building partnerships, and fostering public and private investments in the community. To successfully revitalize a community, three key components must be in place: the hardware (the physical development that enhances a community), the software (the social programs, rules and regulations that keep order), and links to other resources (outside programs and capital that can be leveraged). 

We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our team as a Construction Specialist.

The Construction Specialist is responsible for the preparation of detailed work specifications, cost estimates, construction management, and problem- solving on housing rehabilitation, new construction projects and special projects sponsored by the Department and associated with the federal, state, and local funded programs.  The Construction Specialist position also includes inspections of housing, construction worksites and special projects.

Knowledge and Skills: The Construction Specialist must be knowledgeable of the following principles, procedures, and concepts:

  • Knowledge of housing, building, electrical, and mechanical codes.
  • Knowledge and proficiency in use of personal computers and word processing and database software programs, including the Microsoft Office Suite, the Windows NT network, and internet and e-mail services.
  • Knowledge of Americans with Disabilities Act and the Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards and OSHA Safety Codes.
  • Knowledge of housing standards to include but not limited to Section 8 Housing Quality Standards, HUD Lead Based Paint (LBP) regulations including the Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule and regulatory requirements, County-adopted codes, etc.

MInimum Qualification: The Construction Specialist should have, at a minimum, a High School Diploma or GED, post-secondary trade school or Associate’s Degree preferred and five (5) years of experience in residential construction with extensive knowledge of housing rehabilitation and new construction materials, methods, spec writing, estimating, and codes.

Macon Bibb County Government offers a generous benefits package to all regular full-time employees, as well as training and educational opportunities to enhance personal growth. We are an equal opportunity employer, join our Team!


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