BASIC FUNCTION: Under the supervision of the Chief Business Official, plan, organize and direct operations and activities involved in the design, construction, implementation and completion of the District’s bond program, facility construction, renovation and repair projects; coordinate and direct communications, personnel and resources to meet District needs and assure proper and timely completion of construction and renovation activities; and train, supervise, and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Plan, control, and direct the facility bond measure, construction and modernization projects and all other facilities projects in collaboration with District administration, staff, architects, contractors, and other consultants, and vendors.
Direct the design, adoption and implementation of District energy efficiency projects including solar, energy management, and utility upgrades projects.
Direct work related to the planning, implementation and monitoring of new construction projects; prepare and provide construction project descriptions, scope and specifications for architects, contractors and maintenance personnel.
Develop and plan projects requiring review or approval from the Board of Trustees, Division of the State Architect, Superintendent’s Office, Department of Toxic Substances Control or others.
Develop and prepare project budgets; maintain fiscal controls and cost management; compile and analyze budgetary and financial data; control and authorize expenditures in accordance with established limitations; administer other funding allocations for special projects.
Evaluate resource utilization plans and project progress to assure compliance with established laws, codes, ordinances, regulations, policies, procedures and timelines; inspect completed projects and contractor work for accuracy, completeness and compliance with established contracts, standards and specifications; determine necessary actions to resolve problems.
Direct bid and award process; prepare and issue requests for qualifications for architects, engineers and other contractors for District construction projects; review bids, proposals, contract documents and related materials for compliance with approved plans and specifications; review and analyze contractor qualifications; provide recommendations concerning contractor selection; negotiate with outside contractors.
Review and analyze bid documents and contract language and recommend modifications as appropriate.
Conduct meetings and provide consultation to District administrators, personnel, contractors and outside agencies concerning construction, renovation and repair projects and related activities.
Provide technical expertise, information and assistance to the Chief Business Official regarding construction processes and procedures.
Formulate and develop policies, procedures and programs in relation to facilities and construction.
Prepare and maintain a variety of narrative and statistical records, reports and files related to projects, contractors, plans, specifications, financial activity and assigned duties.
Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; interview and select employees and recommend transfers, reassignment, termination and disciplinary actions; analyze daily staffing requirements and make recommendations; schedule and arrange training as necessary.
Work collaboratively with bargaining units regarding compliance with and enforcement of collective bargaining agreements.
Operate a variety of technology devices, programs and applications; drive a vehicle to various sites to conduct work.
Coordinate and direct asbestos abatement and other hazardous waste disposal activities as directed; prepare incident reports and accident investigations.
Coordinate with architects, school officials, and contractors on the design, construction, or major alteration of school buildings, review and assist in making changes in plans and specifications; consult and provide advice in regards to alteration of existing structures; determine cost estimates on construction and repair work.
OTHER DUTIES: Perform related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Principles and practices of administration, including office and personnel management and budgetary practices.
Working methods and procedures used in the building trades.
Laws and regulations pertaining to the construction and repair of school facilities.
Principles and practices of administration, supervision and training.
Management skills to direct and organize individuals and crews.
Construction and modernization project management.
Laws, rules and regulations related to assigned activities, including but not limited to: AHERA, ADA,
CAL-OSHA, California Public Contract Code.
Terms, procedures and practices used in the planning, design, construction, rehabilitation, remodeling, and operations of school buildings and facilities.
Applicable State and Federal regulations.
Principles, practices, procedures, rules, codes, regulations, techniques and strategies working with
CDE, OPSC, DGS, DSA, AHERA, ADA, CAL-OSHA and local agencies.
Architectural/engineering design procedures.
Principles of budget preparation and control.
Industry standards and costs.
Oral and written communication skills.
Interpersonal skills using tack, patience and courtesy.
Operation of a variety of technology devices, programs and applications.
ABILITY TO: Communicate effectively with other administrators, personnel and outside agencies including bidders, architects, contractors and developers to coordinate activities and programs, resolve issues and conflicts and exchange information.
Participate in various construction planning and development activities.
Plan and coordinate the work involved in maintaining school facilities.
Understand requirements of maintaining District buildings in a safe, clean and orderly condition.
Prepare and interpret plans and specifications.
Estimate costs of construction and maintenance work.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Use appropriate safety precautions and procedures.
Observe, report, and assign need for maintenance and repair.
Coordinate major construction projects.
Produce oral and written reports.
Operate fluently a variety of technology devices, programs, and applications.
Ability to use work order and project management computer systems.
Meet schedules and time lines.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Speak, read and write English at a level required for satisfactory job performance.
Ability to speak in public.
Drive a vehicle to conduct work.
Attend and participate in various meetings as assigned.
Indoor, outdoor, office and shop environment.
Driving a vehicle to conduct work.
Noise from equipment operation.
Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations.
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate assigned tools and equipment.
Seeing to evaluate needed repairs, safety issues and monitor work projects.
Walking over rough or uneven surfaces.
Standing and walking for extended periods of time to conduct inspections.
Working around and with machinery having moving parts.
Exposure to potential hazards of inspecting construction sites.
Potential exposure to hazardous substances and materials.
TO BE CONSIDERED THE FOLLOWING MUST BE SUBMITTED:
Three (3) Letters of recommendations
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to: bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, public administration or related discipline and five years of progressively responsible experience in facility management and the construction industry as lead construction project manager or similar, or facilities director for large-scale facilities.
Additional Salary Information: Plus $2,894 Master’s Stipend. The District offers several options for Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits for employee and dependents, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability and sick leave. Classified employees are required to join the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS) and as such contribute up to 7% of their monthly salary to PERS on a pre-tax basis. Paid days include 15 holidays.