BASIC FUNCTION Under the direction of the Associate Superintendent of Business Services, maintains the District Master Plan for construction and modernization involving facility planning, design, construction and modernization; coordinates inspections, consults with contractors working on construction projects, and represents the District in such matters; performs management duties including budget development, policy maintenance, public relations, employee supervision and management, and special project analysis.
Plans, implements, organizes and administers the District's facility renovation, modernization and new construction programs, including analyzing needs and recommending building programs and priorities.
Coordinates activities associated with the construction of new schools, modernization, and additions to existing schools, renovation of and improvements to existing structures and temporary classroom buildings, moving and demolition of buildings, use of existing facilities, and other matters related to school facilities.
Serves as liaison with State Department of Education, the Office of Public School Construction, Division of the State Architect, and other governmental agencies.
Provides technical expertise to the Assistant Superintendent, Business Services, regarding assigned functions and participates in the formulation of policies, procedures and programs; advises the Assistant Superintendent, Business Services, of unusual trends or problems and recommends appropriate corrective action.
Directs the selection of and monitors the work of construction management and project management teams, architects, engineers, contractors, vendors, inspectors and others to monitor status, quality and adequacy of a variety of projects.
Oversees the preparation of construction project specifications and confers with the Director of Purchasing and Warehouse in the development of public works contract bids.
Determines and oversees eligibility and applies for new constructions, renovation/modernization, and/or reconstruction funds for facility development.
Directs contractors in the planning of projects and ensures work products for conformity with code regulations, District standards and adherence to blueprints.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE Any combination equivalent to:
Bachelor's Degree in business administration, engineering, architecture, facilities planning, construction management, or other directly related field, and
five years' of full-time school district or public agency experience in some phase of architecture, construction, or facilities management.
At least two years of the experience must have been in a supervisory capacity.
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Valid California driver's license.
Must be, and remain, insurable under the District's vehicle driver's insurance policy at the standard rate.
Management principles/techniques, including planning, budgeting principles and project management.
Laws, rules, regulations, Building Codes, policies and procedures pertaining to the construction, repair, and maintenance of school facilities.
Methods, practices, modern theories, equipment, and materials used in construction, design, maintenance and operations of school facilities.
Laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to hazardous materials.
Board Policies and Administrative Regulations, Education Code provisions, collective bargaining agreement sections, and Personnel Commission rules.
Applicable facilities, maintenance and operations requirements.
Gather, read and analyze data and adopt an effective course of action.
Read and interpret architectural drawings and blueprints.
Assemble engineering and construction reports.
Assemble construction plans, specifications, and schedules.
Accurately estimate costs of school construction work.
Demonstrate behavior in line with CHARACTER COUNTS! principles of trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship.
About Downey USD
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.