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Facilities Planning and Engineering Specialist (Temporary)

Company: Los Rios Community College District
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: January 23, 2023

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Posting Details

Position Information

Job Posting Title Facilities Planning and Engineering Specialist (Temporary)
Location Los Rios Community College District (Facilities Management)
Department Location FM - Facilities Management
Posting Number C02325P
Position Type Classified (Support Staff)
Temporary Position Category Classified Temporary
The Institution

The Los Rios Community College District is the second-largest, two-year public college district in California, serving approximately 75,000 students in the greater Sacramento region. The District's 2,400 square mile service area includes Sacramento and El Dorado counties and parts of Yolo, Placer, and Solano counties and is comprised of four uniquely diverse colleges - American River, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake, and Sacramento City colleges. In addition to each college's main campus, the District offers educational centers in Placerville, Davis, West Sacramento, Elk Grove, Natomas, and Rancho Cordova.

The Los Rios District Office is centrally located in the heart of the Sacramento valley. The growing Capital Region has strong communities and emergent arts and dining scenes, and is nearby some of the most celebrated tourist destinations in the country - Lake Tahoe, Napa Valley, and San Francisco. The Sacramento area is a great place to live and work.


The District has approximately 6,000 employees throughout our four colleges and District Office complex. The District Office is centrally located between all four colleges and provides welcoming, inclusive, and equitable environments for Los Rios students, employees, and our community partners. Our departments strive for the highest quality in all programs, services, and activities, and are focused on advancing the learning of our diverse student population through improved academic and social outcomes.

Our Vision

Our Colleges offer equity-minded, academically rigorous, student success centered education. Our objective is to help our students successfully achieve their academic goals, whether they want to transfer to a four-year college or university, earn an associates degree, or obtain one of more than 100 certificates in high demand career fields.

The Los Rios Community College District Facilities Management Department is responsible for facility planning, construction (new, modernization and renovation), maintenance and operations for all of the District's education and administrative sites as well and maintaining the District's entire vehicle and rolling stock fleet. Facilities Management (FM) is divided into two sub-departments, Facilities Planning and Construction and Facilities Maintenance and Operation. Each of these departments is led by a Director and these Directors report to the Associate Vice Chancellor of Facilities Management.

The Facilities Planning and Construction Department is responsible for managing the District's Capital Building Program which is funded through voter approved local and state-wide bond measures. Currently, the District is in the midst of implementing this program which totals approximately $1.2 billion in new construction and modernization type project on all our sites.

Position Summary
Under general supervision of assigned manager/supervisor, provides architectural, engineering and planning expertise and coordination of renovation, construction deferred, and major maintenance projects for District facilities including structural, mechanical, electrical and signal systems. For a detailed job description for this posting click here .

Salary $34.54 per hour. LRCCD Salary Schedules
Additional Salary Information No additional salary information to note
Additional Information
This position is assigned to the Facilities Management department at 3753 Bradview Drive, Sacramento, CA 95827

Temporary employees earn 1 hour of sick leave for every 30 hours they work.

Assignment Responsibilities
Works closely with District faculty, staff and administrators to prepare preliminary designs, plans, and estimates for alteration, renovation, construction, and major maintenance projects; to develop and implement schedules of work for District resources and contractors; and works closely with campus faculty and staff, facilities management department staff and contracted professionals in order to prepare or coordinate the development of preliminary designs, plans and estimates for alteration, renovation, repair, and major maintenance projects. Reviews assigned work order requests and coordinates the development of project cost estimates; and makes recommendations as to whether proposed work should be done with in-house resources or contracted out. Coordinates with governmental and utility agencies to comply with environmental and energy conservation mandates, programs and rebates; forwards drawings and data on projects resulting in space alterations to Planning Department for maintenance of District as-built drawings and State mandated facilities inventory database; coordinates design, cost estimates and planning of telecommunications and data systems for remodels, renovations and new construction with district telecommunications systems specialists; and works closely with architectural or engineering firms. Designs and draws plans; develops estimates and maintains job cost accounting; acts as project coordinator; and develops project schedules and bid requirements. Coordinates the bidding process with District purchasing department and develops written specification of project requirements. Determines type of contractor to be notified of bid; notifies contractors of bids; and issues contract documents to bidders; reviews plans, working drawings, documents and surveys to coordinate and schedule projects which would minimize the disruption to planned educational activities; schedules, manages and participates in the pre-bid job-site walkthrough with prospective bidders; participates in the evaluation and bid award process; and reviews contractors' bids and recommends award of contract to successful contractors. Plans tasks with Facilities Management personnel or contracted services; prepares all contract documents upon approval and funding of proposed projects; insures that design and planning conforms with applicable codes and regulations; monitors and arranges for contract bonds, certificates of insurance and other required contract provisions for forwarding to the District Office; processes contract documents; and sets up and facilitates pre-construction meetings with contractors and in-house staff. Schedules and tracks projects and resource usage; and prepares and implements computer programs to extract data and compile State mandated reports on facilities inventory and usage. Provides construction administration for work in progress; directs the work of contractors and coordinates alterations, renovations, construction and major maintenance projects in progress with District tradesmen; and insures that specific health, safety and construction codes and regulations are followed, schedules are met, materials required and specified are provided and work is performed according to specifications. Develops and issues addenda to contract documents; collects proper signatures on documents and forwards to the District Office; issues contract change directives; reviews and approves contractors' invoices for payment; prepares requisitions for contract payment; and prepares and processes contract close-out documents upon completion of projects. Maintains and updates District as-built drawings and State mandated facilities inventory database; and oversees and coordinates the design, cost, equipment and justification effort for Final Project Proposal ( FPP ) packages, insuring that all required documentation is included for submittal to the State Chancellor's Office for project funding. Performs site surveys and engineering designs and layouts. Performs related duties as required.

Work Year N/A
Work Schedule
To be determined.

Total Hrs per Week/Day To be determined.
Special Requirements
Minimum Qualifications

Four years combined experience in construction management, construction supervision, facilities planning, engineering, architecture or related field.


A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering or related field; OR, a combination of training and/or experience totaling six years that is likely to have provided the required level of knowledge and abilities.

Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.

(Experience Requirement: One year of experience is equal to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week. Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for purposes of meeting the experience requirement. Education Requirement: 15 units are equal to six months of education; 30 units are equal to one year of education.)

Education must be from an accredited institution.

Application Instructions
Applicants applying to this position are REQUIRED to complete and submit:

  • A Los Rios Community College District Application
  • Resume

    NOTES :
  • Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified.
  • Applicants indicating "see resume" on the application will not have that referenced experience considered for minimum qualifications, which may lead to the application being disqualified.
  • Applicants, including current Los Rios Community College District employees, are required to provide official transcripts, if required to meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
  • Applicants are required to submit official transcripts within 60 days of the time of hire.
  • Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as official transcripts.
  • Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees, and other relevant documents.
  • A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.
  • Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators. For additional information on foreign transcript evaluations click here .

    Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Date 12/14/2022
    Closing Date 01/12/2023
    Open Continuously No
    Beginning On (or About) 01/03/2023
    Ending Date, if Temporary or Interim
    How and where to apply
    Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 during regular business hours 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. PST , Monday through Friday.

    After hour inquiries should be emailed to Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m., of the posting closing date.

    Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during this recruitment/selection process. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.

    For the latest information on the COVID Vaccine mandate, please visit the COVID Vaccine Requirements informational page.


    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  • * Can you perform the essential functions of the position you are applying to with or without reasonable accommodations?
    • Yes
    • No
    • * I acknowledge and agree that I understand that by answering the question below, I certify that the information provided by me is true, correct and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief. I authorize investigation of all statements contained herein, and on the P-881 (if applicable and submitted), and I release from liability all persons and organizations furnishing such information. I understand that any misstatements, omissions or misrepresentation of facts on this form, my application, and, if applicable, the P-881 or attachment(s) may be cause for disqualification or dismissal. If you have ever been convicted of an offense other than a minor traffic violation you are required to complete the form "Arrests Which Led to Convictions for Crime", P-881 (you must disclose convictions that have been dismissed pursuant to Penal Code Section 1203.4; Ed. Code 87008). If needed click on the link and download the form and attach the completed form to your application.
      • Yes, I acknowledge and agree
      • No, I do not acknowledge or agree
      • No answer
      • * I acknowledge and agree that I have read, that I understand and I meet the minimum qualifications for this position. I understand that I am required to provide official transcripts, if required to meet the minimum qualifications for the position, within 60 days from the time of hire. I also understand that individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees, and other relevant documents. For additional information on foreign transcript evaluations
        • No
        • Yes
        • * Considering this specific position that you are applying to - where/how did you learn about this position?
          • College Department
          • CareerBuilder
          • Chronicle of Higher Ed
          • Community College Registry Online Job Board
          • Community Outreach (ex. Festivals, etc.)
          • LRCCD Resource Group - Comunidad
          • Craigslist
          • D'Primeramano Magazine
          • EdJoin
          • Facebook (Campaign)
          • Facebook (Los Rios Page)
          • Glassdoor
          • Greater Sacramento Urban League
          • Handshake
          • HigheredJobs
          • Indeed
          • Job Sites
          • Job Journal
          • Latina Leadership Network of the California Community Colleges
          • LinkedIn
          • Los Rios Community College District Employee
          • Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Email
          • Los Rios Community College District Website
          • LRCCD Resource Group - Asian Pacific Islander Legacy (API)
          • LRCCD Resource Group - Black Faculty & Staff Association (BFSA)
          • LRCCD Resource Group - Native American Collaborative (NAC)
          • LRCCD Resource Group - Spectrum (LGBTQIA+)
          • Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce
          • Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce
          • Sacramento Builders Exchange
          • Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
          • Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce
          • Sacramento Works
          • The HUB
          • ZipRecruiter
          • Other
            Applicant Documents
            Required Documents
          • Resume/Curriculum Vitae Optional Documents
          • P-881 Report of Arrests Which Led To Convictions For Crime Document

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