Construction Coordination Liaison at TranSystems Corporation

Posted in Architecture 11 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:

We are excited to share once again TranSystems has been recognized as a top 100 design firm by Engineering News-Record in 2024. TranSystems is committed to building strong relationships with our clients, partners, and communities, because we believe we can go farther together. We act with integrity, use resources wisely, and proactively enhance projects with new thinking for sustainable infrastructure solutions. Our team incorporates these core values every day: All-In Always - Passionate Problem Solvers - Driven to Serve

Interested in joining our team? Great! We’re looking for top talent to grow with our firm.


What you'll be challenged to do:

The Construction Coordination Liaison will coordinate with construction project representatives while performing

material and administrative documentation oversight including website database management, support, and

construction coordination liaison duties for a large-scale Quality Assurance Program that oversees material

inspection and testing for a local agency road and bridge construction program.

The candidate should be highly motivated and is expected to have excellent communication skills, both written and

verbal, as well as good organizational skills and a willingness to take on new challenges. The candidate should have

the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, and diagram form.

The candidate shall have the necessary construction administration experience needed to understand the process

and lifecycle of various infrastructure projects.

General Responsibilities:

  • Manage material documentation website and procedures for a large-scale QA Program.

  • Develop and maintain training documents and tutorials for the above-referenced material documentation website.

  • Coordinate with project representatives to provide materials-related reference documents to administer the agency’s projects.

  • Coordinate and attend meetings to present materials-related information for project coordination efforts.

  • Develop and maintain materials reference documents.

  • Provide basic technical support and assistance to users of a web-based construction and materials management system including but not limited to new user accounts, access issues, password recovery, and general database inquiries.

  • Perform audits of project documentation and information on the website/database system to identify deficiencies and verify corrective actions are completed. Prepare reports as needed.

  • Attend QA program-related meetings including assisting with agenda preparation and meeting minutes.

  • Assist with and participate in in-person and virtual training sessions.

  • The position requires effective and efficient coordination abilities.

  • Periodic visits to project sites to inspect and document fieldwork may be required.


What you bring to our firm:

  • BS degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related discipline or demonstrated equivalency of


  • Minimum 8 years of construction/materials experience

  • Familiar with IDOT’s Manual of Test Procedures for Materials and the Standard Specifications for Road and

    Bridge Construction

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, and web-based software

  • Actively engages multiple perspectives when solving problems, seeks to learn from peers, and encourages reciprocal learning among team members.

  • Actively advocates for full inclusion in the workplace, fostering an environment that welcomes diversity and values equity for all employees, partners, clients, and the communities that TranSystems serves.

What we’d prefer for you to bring to our firm:

  • 10+ years of experience in construction including 3+ years of experience as an office/documentation

    engineer or as a Resident Engineer on construction projects.

  • Experience working within a technical office or construction environment preferably in HMA, PCC, and

    aggregate material testing and inspection categories as related to roadway construction.

  • Certification in IDOT Documentation

  • Experience includes work on projects for IDOT, CDOT, ISTHA, and/or federally funded projects for

    municipalities or other local agencies

  • Local candidates

  • Strong Word, Excel, and Database skills

Featured Benefits: 

  • Comprehensive health benefits package including wellness, maternity/paternity leave, and employer paid AD&D, STD, and LTD.

  • 401(k) company match

  • Vacation accrual separate from sick time.

  • Eleven (11) paid holidays for 2024 with the option to substitute 2 holidays for employees to celebrate other day(s) of significance.

  • Six (6) day winter break in 2024 that is included in the paid holiday schedule.

TranSystems is proud to be an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, disability, protected Veteran status or any other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law).


As the employer of choice, we are committed to action and strive for a company that reflects the vast diversity of our country and the communities we serve. TranSystems is committed to embracing diversity in all forms, including race, culture, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, thought and religious background. We acknowledge the impacts of prejudice and discrimination on historically underserved communities. We commit to establishing a more diverse, inclusive and positive work environment that drives innovation.

Recruiters or staffing agencies: TranSystems is not obligated to compensate any external recruiter or search firm who presents a candidate, their resume, or profile to a TranSystems employee without 1) a current, fully-executed agreement on file and 2) being assigned to the open position (as a search) via our applicant tracking solution.


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