Facilities Services Coordinator (A&E Architectural Engineering)

Company Los Angeles Unified School District
Location Los Angeles, CA
Update 8 Day ago
300
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Department or School Site The Los Angeles Unified School District’s Facilities Services Division is responsible for the execution of the District’s school construction bond programs, the maintenance and operations of schools, the utilization of existing assets, and master planning for future capital projects. The Facilities Services Coordinator may be assigned to one of the following Facilities Service Department Branches: Maintenance and Operations or Asset Management. For more information about the Facilities Services Division, visit our home page at www.laschools.org.

Benefits Insurance: Paid premiums for several medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans.

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Retirement: Membership in the California Public Employee Retirement System (CalPERS). Vacation: Two weeks of paid vacation to start. Three weeks after five years of year-round paid service. Paid Holidays: 12 days.

Job Duties/Responsibilities A Facilities Services Coordinator assists in planning, coordinating, processing, and expediting projects relative to the construction, modernization, and repair of schools, administrative buildings, and other facilities. Typical duties may include:

• Performing liaison duties among District schools and offices, involved in Facilities new construction, repair, and modernization projects and/or the acquisition, installation, or repair and service of equipment. • Conducting field checks on new construction, modernization, and repair projects to determine compliance with job specifications, plans, established District standards, and federal policies. • Tracking project schedules and providing progress updates to site administrators and senior management to ensure coordination in timelines and construction schedules. • Assisting construction managers in establishing project priority lists that include annual and long range programs for various construction projects, including the repair and modernization of existing schools and equipment. • Coordinating inspection and testing services and organizing meetings between site administrators and school personnel.

Minimum Requirements Education: Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units from a recognized college or university preferably including courses in mechanical, civil, or electrical engineering; interior design; architecture; or, construction management. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis, provided that graduation from high school or evidence of equivalent educational proficiency is met.

Experience: Three years of experience coordinating, analyzing, planning, or reporting on construction or repair and modernization projects or programs. A bachelor’s degree preferably in architecture, engineering, construction, or interior design may be substituted for up to two years of the required experience

Desirable Qualifications We are seeking candidates who are knowledgeable of building design and construction processes. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a high level of care and thoroughness in handling the details of the job; easily builds rapport and maintains working relationships; readily obtains and

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shares information with stakeholders; effectively analyzes and problem solves through issues; stays clear and focused on what is expected and gets things done; has good written and oral communication skills; effectively utilizes technological tools; and will demonstrate the ability to successfully manage time, priorities, and resources.

Employment Selection Process Please be sure to include correspondence from @lausd.net as an approved sender so that messages aren't accidentally placed into your spam/junk e-mail folder.

We anticipate receiving a number of well qualified applicants for this position; therefore, there will be a competitive process. The hiring departments have requested that we proceed with the selection process in an expeditious and timely manner. To honor this request we will be adhering to a pre-planned employment assessment schedule.

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The Los Angeles Unified School District intends that all qualified persons shall have equal opportunities for employment and promotion.

Reasonable accommodations in completing an application and testing are available to individuals with disabilities. Please call (213) 241-3455 for more information.

Additional Posting Information Selection and promotion are based on a competitive employment assessment process. Candidates who pass all parts of the assessment process are placed on a hiring (eligibility) list based on their assessment score. Hiring departments may make job offers to candidates on the top three ranks of the hiring list. Eligibility typically lasts for 12 months. The hiring list resulting from this assessment process may be used to fill open positions in related job classifications.

Please apply by October 2, 2017. For questions and concerns regarding this recruitment, please contact Marcella Huerta-Ortiz at m.huertaortiz@lausd.net .

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