Project Coordinator

Project Coordinator

Website Cardinal Construction Inc.

Summary and Overall Objectives of the Position

Project Coordinator(s) provide management assistance on all projects from conception through completion of finished structure. Project coordinators are expected to demonstrate leadership by following company standards and policies, achieving shared goals, developing others, and building high morale and commitment.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Essential functions of this position include:

  • Maintain Sub/Supplier contact lists throughout all assigned projects.
  • Enter Schedule of Values into accounting systems from project manager provided format.
  • Execute project subcontracts and purchase orders based upon submitted and awarded bids/ proposals.
  • Track contract documents through execution.
  • Write and track change orders through project completion.
  • Assist with preconstruction process, when applicable.
  • Assist project managers in creating and distributing project schedule(s).
  • Assist project managers in obtaining building permits for projects.
  • Assist in coordination and management of jobsite meetings.
  • Record and transcribe meeting minutes for jobsite meetings.
  • Coordinate and execute closeout process at the end of all projects.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

The individual in this position must:

  • Demonstrate company core values of Positivity, Integrity, Teamwork, Continuous Improvement, and Personal Accountability.
  • Demonstrate good judgment and reasoning when investigating and solving problems.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of information that may be imparted by employees and clients.
  • Seek guidance and direction in the performance of responsibilities and duties.
  • Demonstrate ability to tactfully handle difficult situations.
  • Consistently show ability to prioritize tasks and responsibilities independently.
  • Perform all duties which need to be performed although not directly assigned.

Position Type and Expected Hours or Work

This position is full-time. The expected number of hours worked each week is a minimum of forty (40) hours, or more as needed to complete required functions within deadlines. Our work hours are Monday – Thursday from 7:30 – 5:00 with a 30 min lunch period, and Friday from 8:00 – 12:00.


Minimal travel is expected for this position, however, from time to time, may be necessary depending on job site locations. Travel by motor vehicle to jobsites is required. Any travel will take place primarily in the state of Iowa and will typically involve same day travel only. Overnight travel will be infrequent.

Required Education and Experience

Construction management degree from an accredited college or university, or three (3) years related experience.

Salary and Benefits
Salary is commensurate with experience.

Cardinal Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment screening and physical. We offer an excellent benefits package, including but not limited to:

  • Healthcare Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Plan
  • 401k Plan
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Paid Training
  • Quarterly Staff Social Events

Company Background
Cardinal Construction was founded in 1895. We are an employee-owned company, dedicated to creating a positive experience for our Clients through integrity, service and exceptional workmanship. We treat all members of our team fairly and are committed to continuous improvement at all levels.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Cardinal Construction, Inc. is strongly committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and all applicants for employment. For us, this is the only acceptable way to do business. It is our objective to obtain individuals who are qualified or qualifiable for positions of employment by job-related standards of education, training, experience, and performance and to avoid the establishment of artificial barriers to employment or promotion.

Therefore, we follow the law and do not discriminate against employees or applicants based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic testing information, creed, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, and childbirth and/or related medical conditions, military service or any other traits or classifications protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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