The current opening is 40 hours per week, 12 months per year in the Facilities, Planning, and Development department.
The recruitment will be run as Dual Certification - open to current employees, employees on the reemployment list, and the public. This will result in the creation of 1 list for both successful internal and external candidates.
Only online applications will be accepted: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/downey/default.cfm
BASIC FUNCTION: Under the direction of the Director, Facilities, Planning and Development, manage a program of District-wide facilities development and improvement; plan, organize and supervise maintenance activities, prioritizing, scheduling assigning and inspecting daily work projects; perform a variety of responsible duties related to the supervision of staff and contractors; manage the District's energy management program; inspect and develop reports on projects; assists in the coordination of the District's labor compliance.
Plan, organize, coordinate, direct and supervise maintenance activities and major District projects involving staff and contractors; drive a vehicle to visit work sites to review and inspect work in progress by District staff and contractors, and determining appropriate course of action to achieve District needs while assuring compliance with related Federal, State and District requirements. E
Plan, organize, assign, train, supervise and evaluate the work of assigned staff, developing and preparing work schedules, maintenance reports and work orders to determine materials, labor and time requirements. Prioritize and coordinate duties and assignments to assure effective workflow to facilitate operations; recommend disciplinary actions as needed and recommend transfers, reassignments, terminations, promotions and personnel actions as appropriate. E
Determine needed equipment, materials and supplies for maintenance operations; requisition a variety of supplies, tools and equipment, review purchase requisitions submitted by staff and make recommendations for approval; assure proper receipt of ordered materials. E
Perform regular "walk through" audits of all District facilities to ensure operating efficiency, optimum educational environment and compliance with the District's energy policy. Audits may take place during holidays, weekends, and night hours. E
Manage and maintain the District energy management program; establish accountability for energy consumption throughout the District; serve as District representative at meetings relating to energy use and conservation. E
Prepare written materials for use in bid advertisements, pre-bid job walks, and pre-construction meetings; review plans and specifications prior to bidding to ensure District standards are met. E
Serve as liaison, coordinating activities between District and engineers, architects, contractors, planners, building inspectors, and various agencies, inspecting and overseeing construction for quality assurance, conformance and adherence to District standards and local, state and federal laws, ordinances and regulations, and ensuring construction projects are completed to meet established District schedules in a cost-efficient manner. E
Serve as project manager and District representative, coordinating the planning, construction, and renovation of District facilities and managing facility projects; coordinate all construction activities with site and District; monitor the quality of work and worker safety; review change orders and recommend approval or denial. E
Implement and enforce the District's labor compliance program to ensure contractors are aware of mandatory labor code requirements including labor compliance. E
Ensure that all necessary forms are filed by the District and contractors as required by the State of California labor code and make reports as required to the District and the State of California Department of Industrial Relations; communicate with state agencies regarding compliance issues as required. E
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Sufficient education and experience to successfully perform the duties of the position which would typically include a combination equivalent to:
Bachelor's Degree in Planning, Engineering, Urban Planning, Architecture, Business Administration, or closely related field
Five or more years' increasingly responsible experience in the planning and construction of facilities, including prior maintenance operations experience with two years in a lead or manager capacity, as well as prior energy management experience, preferably in public schools.
Certificate in Green Buildings or Environmental Studies is highly desirable.
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Must have and maintain a valid California driver's license.
Must be, and remain, insurable under the District's vehicle driver's insurance policy at the standard rate.
Professional designation of Certified Energy Manager (CEM) is desirable.
Methods, materials, and equipment used in the various building maintenance trades including carpentry, plumbing, painting, electrical, heating and ventilating, air conditioning and sprinkler installations.
Architectural drawing and various plans.
Electronic energy management systems.
Current energy efficient equipment and practices.
Health and safety regulations; safety precautions and procedures.
Federal, State, County and City laws, codes and regulations related to energy and maintenance operations, and energy usage/consumption.
Principles of school planning, architectural and building design; equipment; and construction practices, trends and statistics affecting public school planning.
Characteristics and cost of various methods of construction, architectural features, and building design.
Policies, practices, and procedures related to the maintenance, repair, and operation of buildings.
Building trades rules and regulations, building codes, ordinances, and regulations of state and local authorities, especially in relation to school planning, maintenance, and operations.
Principles and practices of managing large, complex construction and repair programs from project inception to completion.
Principles and practices of personnel administration, including training, supervision, and organization of work.
Regulations and enforcement methods of the Labor Compliance Program.
Effective public relations and interpersonal relations methods using tact, patience, and courtesy.
Plan, organize, and supervise various maintenance activities.
Coordinate and administer the planning, property management, construction/renovation, capital improvement projects, and acquisition of District facilities and fixtures in a cost-efficient manner.
Coordinate preparation of District facilities' construction design, building plans, specifications, and architectural engineering drawings.
Understand and interpret architectural drawings and various plans. Inspect construction activities and buildings for maintenance and repair needs, and safety or health hazards such as asbestos containing building materials.
Develop and implement preventative maintenance procedures.
Manage an electronic energy management system.
Monitor quality assurance, and compliance with contract, and enforce conformance to local, state and federal laws, ordinances and regulations.
Administer the Labor Compliance Program.
Operate a personal computer, calculator, telephone, surveyors leveling instrument, and tools used in the planning and preparation of construction design, building plans, and specifications.
Demonstrate behavior in line with CHARACTER COUNTS! principles of trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship. Demonstrate integrity and ethical behavior.
Our Vision: All students graduate with a 21st Century education that ensures they are college and career ready, globally competitive and citizens of strong character. Our Mission: Downey Unified School District is committed to developing all students to be self-motivated learners and productive, responsible and compassionate members of an ever-changing global society. Our highly qualified staff foster meaningful relationships with students, parents, and the community while providing a relevant and rigorous curriculum in facilities that advance teaching and learning.