Project Engineer (Funded by Measure H)

San Mateo
Oct 03, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

San Mateo County Community College District

Project Engineer (Funded by Measure H)

Posting Number: 2014502S

Department: Facilities / Public Safety DIST (DEPT)

Location: District Office

Position Number: TBD

Percentage of Full Time: 100%

Months per Year: 12

Salary Range: $68,760 (annual) - $86,112 (annual)

Position Type: Staff & Admin

General Statement:

San Mateo County Community College District values the principles of diversity and equity. We provide our students with a rich and dynamic learning community that embraces differences, emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become critical thinkers and socially responsible leaders.

Under direction of multiple Project Managers, the Project Engineer coordinates, inspects, and reviews post-construction activities of San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCCD) capital projects, including monitoring and implementation to completion. The Project Engineer may serve as the SMCCCD representative at meetings with government agencies, architects, consulting engineers, contractors, subcontractors, and vendors. The Project Engineer assists Project Managers during the planning, design in the pre-construction phase, post-construction phase, and post-occupancy evaluation phase of specifically assigned capital improvement projects; and ensures that projects are constructed and occupied according to SMCCCD standards. Public contact is extensive, primarily involving department and outside staff, vendors, and contractors for the purpose of exchanging information pertaining to project assessment, procedures, materials, and timelines. A moderate to high degree of independent judgment and creativity are required to follow and modify standard, prescribed trade techniques to troubleshoot and complete given assignments. Consequences of errors in judgment can be costly in materials, public relations, and in employee time.

This is a temporary position limited to the Project Engineer performing work in support of Measure H bond projects and will be eliminated once the funding has been exhausted.

Minimum Qualifications:

• A combination of education and experience equivalent to an Associate’s degree, preferably in engineering or a related technical field of study, or completion of a recognized apprenticeship program
• Work experience in design and construction planning, implementation, and closeout
• Successful work experience of increasing responsibility in a complex facilities environment that has included work with a variety of building and infrastructure systems
• Public contact experience that demonstrates skill in communicating effectively with people of diverse cultures, language groups, and abilities
• Demonstrated skill in reading and comprehending complex instructions, including budget reading and monitoring
• Working knowledge of a variety of computer applications
• Possession of a valid California Driver’s License (or the ability to obtain one) and the ability to drive a motor vehicle to off-site locations is required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Knowledge of building and infrastructure systems, including: structural, building envelope, roofing, building monitoring, control, access controls, life safety, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, telecom/data-com, interior floor/wall/ceiling, and vertical transportation systems
2. Knowledge of building construction trade procedures and terminology commonly used in new and repair of buildings and campus infrastructure systems
3. Skill in assessing conditions and standards of building and infrastructure systems and completed work
4. Knowledge of the safety procedures and terminology of installation, maintenance and repair operations.
5. Ability to exercise caution and comply with all mandated CAL/OSHA safety provisions in the course of work
6. Skill in reading and interpreting blueprints
7. Skill in monitoring project budgets
8. Skill in assessing completed work for standard of quality
9. Skill in setting up, maintaining, and evaluating detailed records in an organized manner
10. Knowledge of basic electrical, carpentry, welding, and mechanical principles and procedures
11. Skill in working cooperatively as part of a customer service team
12. Skill in organizing work loads and schedules
13. Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
14. Ability to foster teamwork and enthusiasm
15. Skill in understanding, reading, comprehending, and giving oral and written instructions and directions
16. Skill in communicating respectfully and effectively with people at various levels within and outside of the organization who are diverse in cultures, language groups and abilities
17. Ability to operate electrical and mechanical equipment

Preferred Qualifications:

Benefits: Benefits include paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. The District pays all or a portion of monthly medical plan premiums (depending on the coverage) and pays all of the monthly dental and vision plan premiums for employees and eligible dependents. Additional paid benefits include life insurance, salary continuance insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program. Classified employees participate in the Public Employees’ Retirement System, a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California. Optional tax-deferred 403(b) and 457 retirement plans are also available.

First Review Date: 12/08/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

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The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.


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