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Austin Energy Project Coordinator in Austin, Texas

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Posting Title Project Coordinator

Job Requisition Number AE502961

Position Number 107708

Job Type Full-Time

Division Name Customer Energy Solutions

Minimum Qualifications

Education and/or Equivalent Experience:

  • Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a related field, plus three (3) years of experience in construction, engineering, architecture, or related work.

  • Experience may substitute for education up to a maximum of four (4) years.

Licenses or Certifications:

  • May require a valid Texas driver license.

    Notes to Applicants

This position will support the Commercial Green Building workgroup at Austin Energy. It will provide consulting and green building rating services to projects seeking an Austin Energy Green Building rating.

Working with Austin Energy provides a number of health and welfare benefits such as low-cost medical, dental, vision, paid leave time, a highly competitive retirement plan, career development opportunities and more. Please click HERE ( for more information.

Employment Application:

  • The City of Austin employment application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered.

  • Please be sure to detail on the application all current and previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications.

  • The Employment Record should be complete with job titles, employment dates, job duties, functions, and responsibilities for each position held. Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your application.

  • Résumés will not be accepted and statements such as “see résumé” will not be accepted. You may use “N/A” for fields that are not applicable.

  • Supplemental information or changes to your application will not be accepted after the job posting closes.

If you are selected as a top candidate:

  • Verification of your education (which may include high school graduation or GED , undergraduate and/or graduate degrees) will be required. You must provide proof of education from an accredited organization/institution. You must also provide proof of your professional licenses or certifications.

  • If you are identified as a top candidate and are in the military or a veteran, you will need to provide a copy of your DD-214 prior to confirming a start date.

    TRAVEL :

If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, ( you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations.

Pay Range

$30.14 – $37.68


Monday through Friday

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Job Close Date 12/02/2022

Type of Posting External

Department Austin Energy

Regular/Temporary Regular

Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable

Category Professional

Location 4815 Mueller Blvd, Austin TX 78723; Hybrid

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience in the green building field.

  • Experience working on multiple AEGB -rated or LEED -certified projects.

  • Licenses/Certifications preferred:

  • Registered Architect

  • Professional Engineer

  • LEED AP for Building Design and Construction


  • CEM

  • PMP


  • TRUE Advisor


  • Experience reading building plans and specifications and navigating complex active construction sites.

  • Ability to travel to more than one work location.

    Duties, Functions and Responsibilities

Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

  • Communicates project and/or program information to internal and external customers.

  • Assists in the development and monitoring of project and/or program budgets by completing assignments that may include processing a pay application or monitoring and updating the assigned project budget.

  • Assists in the development of short- and long-range plans on projects or works on routine projects whereby techniques used are well known and present no unusual engineering problems.

  • Assists in the development and implementation of operating policies and procedures by providing input as a team member of an established process improvement team.

  • Ensures compliance with City and other regulatory agency requirements and policies by verifying that regulatory/permitting processes have been identified and permits or approvals acquired for assigned project.

  • Coordinates development/reviews construction or engineering related contracts, contract documents, and Developer Agreements by reviewing preparing and processing project change orders to projects if change orders are appropriate and in compliance or applying technical quality control review.

  • Coordinates and evaluates plans, criteria, schedules, etc. for a variety of projects, Programs, and plans or a division and/or section activities.

  • Assists in the resolution of conflicts and difficult situations by providing supporting documentation, policies and procedures.

  • Develops, maintains, and improves City of Austin design and construction standards.

  • Provides technical advice and assistance.

Responsibilities – Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:

  • May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

  • Knowledge of basic engineering and architectural design principles, practices, procedures, and estimating techniques.

  • Knowledge of project accounting, architectural, and construction methods and the principles, methods, and practices of project management.

  • Knowledge of laws, rules, regulations, and codes associated with project assignment.

  • Knowledge of budget policies and principles.

  • Knowledge of contract management principles, methods, and practices.

  • Skill in adapting, interpreting, and applying guidelines and standards.

  • Skill in establishing and maintaining positive relationships with internal and external customers.

  • Skill in using available software packages.

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, tact, and diplomacy in all public contacts.

  • Ability to schedule and coordinate activities between various parties and planning specific aspects of a project.

  • Ability to communicate in oral or written format to a variety of audiences.

    Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation.


City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    • The Minimum qualification for the Project Coordinator position requires Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a related field, plus three (3) years of experience in construction, engineering, architecture, or related work. Experience may substitute for education up to a maximum of four (4) years. Do you meet these requirements?
  • Yes

  • No

    • Please describe how you meet the minimum qualifications referenced above. Detail how you meet the educational requirements (if applicable), account for the years of related experience (if applicable), and explain any substitutions of experience for education, or vice-versa (if applicable).

(Open Ended Question)

    • Briefly describe your experience in the design or construction of green buildings.

(Open Ended Question)

    • Briefly describe your experience working on AEGB-rated or LEED-certified projects.

(Open Ended Question)

    • Please list any licenses or certifications you have that may apply to this position.

(Open Ended Question)

    • Do you have the ability to travel to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties?
  • Yes

  • No

    • If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)?
  • Yes

  • No

    Optional & Required Documents

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    Contact City of Austin Employment Services

    Office: 512-974-3210