Department: Facilities Planning Minor Cap (127802)
College/Division: Administration and Finance
Salary Range: Salary commensurate with background and experience of the individual selected. Cal Poly offers excellent fringe benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System and educational benefits for eligible employees. All rights associated with the appointment are governed by the Management Personnel Plan adopted by the CSU Board of Trustees.
Facilities Management and Development (FMD), a unit within the Administration and Finance Division (AFD), is responsible for the planning, construction, operations, maintenance, and repair of university facilities and grounds. FMD consists of five critical and interdependent support departments, including Facilities Customer & Business Services; Energy, Utilities, & Sustainability; Environmental Health & Safety; Facilities Planning & Capital Projects; Facility Services; and one specialty department, Special Projects. The Facilities Planning & Capital Projects Department (FPCP) provides project planning, architectural design/coordination, construction, and project management services of minor renovation projects to multi-million dollar new construction and/or improvement projects, donor funded projects, as well as campus master planning and space management for Cal Poly.
Under the general direction of the Deputy Building Official and Senior Inspector, the Construction Inspector is responsible for the inspection of construction, alteration or repair of multiple complex projects, including both in-house and contracted public works projects. The Inspector ensures compliance with contract documents and all applicable building codes and regulations and provides quality control duties as directed. The Inspector retains delegated authority to make independent decisions related to all essential functions listed below.
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Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. Check our benefits website for additional information.
Minimum Qualifications (Staff Only):
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
A minimum of seven years of professional experience as a Construction Inspector.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, DEGREES, CREDENTIALS:
Possession of a valid Driver's License or the ability to obtain by date of hire.
Must possess one of the following:
ICBO Certificate, Commercial Building Preferred (International Conference of Building Officials)
OSHPD Certification (Office of Statewide Health Planning & Development)
DSA (Division of State Architect)
Other (City or County of California, trained and certified)
Licensed Architect or Registered Engineer (California)
Thorough knowledge of construction and engineering methods, practices and procedures, and contract management
Comprehensive knowledge of building, plumbing, mechanical, fire, electrical, Title 24, and other applicable codes.
Comprehensive knowledge of California Building and Safety codes, State and Federal Codes and local ordinances
Demonstrated ability to organize, coordinate, and complete work in demanding situations, and prioritize work to meet the demands of multiple deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a wide variety of constituents.
Strong consultative and facilitative skills to gain consensus; train others on new skills and procedures, and provide direction.
Excellent communication skills; ability to effectively communicate in a clear and understandable manner, both verbally and in writing.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including working with diverse individuals and groups, sometimes on contentious issues.
Ability to identify ACM - Lead - Mold (hazardous materials)
Ability to develop and maintain workflow processes and databases associated with them.
Read, understand, interpret, and work from plans, drawings, and specifications.
Ability to identify difficult construction issues and develop solutions that represent the best interests of and minimizes risk to the University.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member, as appropriate to the situation.
Working knowledge of or ability to quickly learn and apply University infrastructure, policies and procedures.
Demonstrated ability to adapt to organizational, procedural, policy, and technological changes.
Demonstrated ability to use a variety of computer applications including word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, online systems, and internet as well as online calendaring and email.
Professional inspection experience working in a university, a large institutional setting, or public works environment.
Certified Access Specialist (CASp)
Reinforced concrete special inspector
Structural steel and bolting special inspector
***THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED***
Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
Must be able to work overtime, occasional holidays, and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
Retired CalPERS members selected for this vacancy must request and be approved for reinstatement from retirement prior to the start date. Employment of retired CalPERS members will typically be for 90 days or less and must be for work requiring specialized skills or for a bona fide emergency to prevent stoppage of business.
This position classification has been defined as exempt and is not subject to overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Full-time MPP employees are required to disclose outside employment at time of hire or within 30 days of taking additional outside employment subsequent to time of hire.
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Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: Cal Poly cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought.
Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to Cal Poly or individuals in the university community.
For health and well-being, Cal Poly is a smoke & tobacco-free campus. The university is committed to promoting a healthy environment for all members of our community.
About Us Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university. Founded in 1901, the 6,000-acre campus is nestled in the foothills of San Luis Obispo, along California's scenic central coast and midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. With a budget of $168.5 million, the university has a student enrollment exceeding 17,000 students and employs more than 2,000 faculty and staff members. Cal Poly is part of the 23-campus California State University system.
At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.
Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
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About California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university, with approximately 17,500 undergraduate, 120 post-baccalaureate, and 900 graduate students. The Cal Poly community fosters teaching, scholarship, and service in a learn-by-doing environment where students, staff, and faculty are partners in discovery. Cal Poly has built an exemplary reputation on its learn-by-doing approach to the preparation of undergraduate and graduate students. It is a distinctive learning community offering academically focused students a hands-on educational experience that prepares them for today's scientific and technical world. Cal Poly provides a balanced education in the arts, sciences, and technology, while encouraging cross-disciplinary and co-curricular experiences. U.S. News and World Report has ranked Cal Poly #1 among public master's universities in the western United States for 24 consecutive years. The University values free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. As a campus, we welcome and nurture a rich array of different perspectives, ideas and cultures. We encourage international an...d multi-cultural education in order to prepare students for successful participation and competition in a diverse world and a global workforce. We believe that diversity of our students, faculty, and staff enlivens and enriches Cal Poly’s educational environment.