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Utilities Project & Compliance Coordinator

Main Office: Off Site (MOO)



As a Utilities Project & Compliance Coordinator you'll assist the Utilities & Infrastructure Manager in ensuring that community infrastructure, water and wastewater utilities are operating correctly, efficiently and in compliance with regulatory requirements. You'll focus on regulatory compliance, reporting, internal and external inspections and localized training as a key part in effectively handling Sun's utilities systems.

This position will office out of the Orlando, FL or Southwest, FL areas.


  1. Ensure community utilities, specifically water and wastewater facilities, and infrastructure are operating correctly, efficiently and in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  2. Work with Community Managers, RVPs and DVPs to address infrastructure and construction related issues and develop solutions for correction of issues.
  3. Oversee operational, capital and expansion projects from development to final signoff as determined by the Utilities & Infrastructure Manager.
  4. Work with operations to ensure budgeted capex is completed and any related capex items that arise throughout the year are addressed.
  5. Work with Utilities & Infrastructure Manager to ensure permitting, renewals, testing, inspections and necessary capex are on track to keep water treatment facility and waste water treatment facility operating efficiently and in compliance.
  6. Review and analyze contract proposals; select qualified contractors to complete capital improvement within the budgeted amount and monitor work progress for timely completion.
  7. Complete semi-annual water treatment plant inspections (WTP/WWTP) and generate reports on deficiencies; work with operations to correct any deficiencies/deviances.
  8. Work with operations to confirm all deficiency notices and inspections are completed.
  9. Train operations on standard operating procedures; conduct on-site or attend meetings to address.
  10. Monitor utility plants and construction sites; work with third party operators to ensure water and sewer plants are operating correctly and in accordance with regulatory requirements.
  11. Solve problems that arise during construction by communicating issues to appropriate staff and providing solutions.
  12. Report unresolved non-compliance issues relative to utilities, construction projects and maintenance activities directly to Community Managers and RVPs.
  13. Empower Community Managers, RVPs and DVPs to identify and remedy regulatory issues.
  14. Maintain inspections log including photographs and documented findings.
  15. Complete required reporting including: conditional use permits (CUPs), preliminary safety reports (PSRs), and consumer confidence reports (CCRs) for review by Utilities & Infrastructure Manager.
  16. Work with operations to review and resolve ground depressions.
  17. Inspect and monitor construction and utility projects to ensure progress in accordance with plans, specifications and regulatory requirements.
  18. Communicate with engineers and contractors, and negotiate amount of additional expenses that may occur throughout the completion of a capital improvement project.
  19. Represent Sun at compliance meetings with regulatory agencies as needed.
  20. Other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 5 years of job related experience in construction and/or utilities management
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with both field leadership and senior leadership
  • Thorough knowledge of and ability to read and understand construction drawings
  • Ability to travel by car as required in Florida: 75%


At Sun Communities, you will be part of an industry-leading organization where you will be challenged, inspired, rewarded and transformed. We place a high priority on our team members, and this is a big part of what sets us apart. We will ask you to give us your very best every day, and will challenge you with interesting work, stretch assignments, a collaborative and supportive work environment and plenty of learning and growth. In exchange, we will reward you with great pay, advancement opportunities, paid time off, great benefits, and flexibility.

  • Comprehensive Medical and Prescription coverage with two PPO plan designs so you can choose the plan that best meets the needs of you and your family
  • Comprehensive Dental Plan
  • Voluntary Vision Plan with the option of electing coverage for you and your family members at affordable rates
  • Voluntary Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
  • Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • 401(k) Plan with employer matching contribution
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Identity Theft Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement program providing financial support to team members who further their formal education
  • Site Rent Discounts for team members who live in our communities
  • Paid Time Off including nine holidays, vacation, personal, sick time, bereavement and pay for jury duty

Orlando, FL, US

Employment Type:  Regular
Classification:  Full Time
Job Reference:  83960

Nearest Major Market: Orlando

Job Segment: Wastewater, Water Treatment, Facilities, Engineering, Operations