Construction Expeditor Job Description Template

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Construction Expeditor Job Description Template


Job Brief

We are looking for a skilled Construction expeditor to facilitate the smooth completion of construction projects. You will ensure that every construction site or job has an adequate and timely flow of materials and equipment.

A construction expeditor must be a well-organized individual able to multitask. You should possess great communication skills and ability to solve problems. Experience in project management will be very useful as knowledge of basic purchasing and technical principles.

The goal is to support the timely and cost-effective completion of construction projects.


  • Determine supply needs through technical details and schedules
  • Manage the orders of material and equipment to meet project requirements
  • Coordinate the delivery of supplies according to priorities and specifications
  • Resolve problems to speed up delivery of orders
  • Inspect orders upon arrival to ensure the correct quality and quantity
  • Monitor inventory of supplies for different jobs or sites
  • Place orders when needed aiming for timely delivery and competitive price
  • Arrange the movement of material between locations
  • Maintain good relationships with suppliers and vendors
  • Keep accurate records


  • Proven experience as construction expeditor or relevant position
  • Experience in project management
  • Ability to understand technical specifications of material and equipment
  • Proficient in MS Office (especially Excel) and filing systems
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Well-organized with multi-tasking abilities
  • Apt in problem-solving
  • High school diploma is preferred

What does Construction Expeditor do?

A construction expeditor is responsible for ensuring that construction projects stay on track and are completed efficiently. On a day-to-day basis, a construction expeditor's tasks may include:

  1. Coordinating with project managers, contractors, and vendors to ensure materials and equipment are ordered and delivered on time.
  2. Monitoring project progress and identifying any delays or potential issues that could affect the project timeline.
  3. Conducting regular site visits to inspect construction work and troubleshoot any onsite problems or conflicts.
  4. Collaborating with construction teams to create and revise project schedules, ensuring deadlines are met.
  5. Facilitating communication between different stakeholders, such as architects, engineers, contractors, and site workers.
  6. Managing and organizing project documentation, including contracts, permits, and other necessary paperwork.
  7. Maintaining a detailed inventory of construction materials and equipment, monitoring usage and reordering as needed.
  8. Handling any administrative tasks related to the construction project, such as preparing reports, updating databases, and processing invoices and payments.

Overall, a construction expeditor plays a vital role in keeping construction projects running smoothly by coordinating various aspects of the project and ensuring timely completion.

Construction Expeditor Job Description Examples

Senior Expeditor (Kansas City)• Burns & McDonnell


The Senior Expeditor is responsible for leading the expediting of deliverables for Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) projects upon receipt of an approved purchase order through the closeout of the project...• Manage communication between the client, project team and suppliers to ensure timely completion of projects.• Quality review the receipt, inspection, approval ...

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Construction Project Expeditor• Landmarc Environmental Systems

Project Coordinator

Landmarc Environmental Systems LLC, is a Landfill Gas contractor that installs gas extraction wells and landfill gas pipeline nationwide. As we continue to grown and expand our territory, we are in a search for highly motivated and driven individuals, with 0-3 years of construction experience, to join our team as a full time project coordinator. As a project coordinator you...

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Staff Expeditor - Construction• Burns & McDonnell

Staff Expeditor - Construction (Kansas City)at Burns & McDonnell in Kansas City, Missouri, United StatesJob Description...DescriptionThe Staff Expeditor is responsible for providing the expediting deliverables for Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) projects upon receipt of an approved purchase order through the closeout of the project.+ Track the receipt, inspection, approv...

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Assistant Expeditor - Construction (Kansas City)• Burns & McDonnell


The Assistant Expeditor supports the expediting of deliverables for Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) projects upon receipt of an approved purchase order through the closeout of the project...• Assist in the receipt, review, approval and return of all deliverables required by the project.• Assist in expediting supplier's production schedule and monitor schedules to ...

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