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Facilities & Construction Specialist

Chabot-Las Positas Community College District
District Office - Dublin, 7600 Dublin Blvd., 3rd Floor, Dublin, CA 94568

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Facilities & Construction Specialist

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District Office - Dublin, 7600 Dublin Blvd., 3rd Floor, Dublin, CA 94568


Facilities Planning and Management

Job Summary:

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a Facilities & Construction Specialist for the District Office in Dublin, California.

Under direction, assist management staff, project managers, and contract managers in performing a variety of responsible technical tasks for state and local projects; produce and maintain plans and drawings of District buildings and facilities; and provide, manage, and update a document control system to ensure that construction documents and As-Built drawings are properly recorded, maintained, reproduced, updated, and distributed.

Representative Duties:

The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.

1. Provide assistance to management staff, project managers, and contract managers with a variety of state and local projects; serve as coordinator of the Initial Project Proposal (IPP), Final Project Proposal (FPP), and 5-year construction plan.

2. Perform drafting work on a wide range of building projects including architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical, and air conditioning projects.
3. Prepare sketches including plans, elevations, site plans and renderings of proposed facilities as required by the District Facilities Planning and/or Facilities Maintenance Departments.

4. Prepare architectural working drawings of a more complex nature including site plans, foundations, floor plans, elevations, sections, details, diagrams, and schedules as required.
5. Prepare working drawings for structural, plumbing, heating, electrical, and air conditioning work; assist in writing specifications for all phases of architectural projects.
6. Analyze space utilization and building uses; draw and/or sketch layout as necessary; prepare report to the state.
7. Provide a uniform filing system for the storage of all construction documents, As-Built drawings, and warranties.

8. Provide a system and procedures for the baseline revision and distribution of construction documents and As-Built drawings.

9. Archive and update CAD files on a file server and removable media storage; monitor receipt of all Auto-CAD files and drawings.

10. Manage network and local specific drawing plotting and printing format.

11. Index, catalog, archive, and file all project documents, data and drawings; purge project files of obsolete drawings and documents.

12. Coordinate receipt of As-Built drawings with architects and engineers; receive final As-Built record drawings (Auto-CAD) and review for completeness.

13. Assist in compiling and distributing sets of construction plans and specifications to all project participants; assist in the preparation of construction documents; update file drawings to reflect existing conditions.

14. Assist in preparation of Department of State Architect (DSA) contract information forms and provide support for DSA project review.

15. Update and maintain assigned webpages within the District’s website.

16. Perform related duties as required.

Minimum Education and Experience:

Any combination of the following would provide a typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities.

Education/Training:Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college level course work in architecture, drafting, engineering, or a related field. A Bachelor’s degree is desirable.

Experience:Four years of increasingly responsible architectural design and drafting experience including one year experience in using Auto-CAD.

License or Certificate:Possession of an appropriate, valid driver’s license.

Minimum Qualifications:

The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.

Knowledge of:1. Principles, practices and techniques of architectural drafting.2. Construction specifications and plans, and the applicable regulations relating to public works construction by contract.3. Materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of public or commercial buildings.4. Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.5. Computer aided design cad software and graphics or photo imaging software.

Ability to:1. Learn the operations, services, and activities of the District’s facilities planning and facilities modernization program.2. Learn, understand and explain District policies and procedures.3. Perform technical computations to make estimates and tests and to compile simple structural, architectural, and related engineering data. 4. Read and interpret a wide variety of plans, aerial photographs, survey notes, and engineering reports.5. Research information and compile and organize data.6. Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.7. Work under pressure of deadlines.8. Carry out work objectives in an organized, efficient, and timely manner.9. Assist in the management of construction contracts. 10. Assist with the management of the RFI process and correspondence flow for change orders and modifications11. Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.12. Type and enter data at a speed necessary for successful job performance.13. Set up and maintain a variety of files and records.14. Utilize CAD software.15. Use drafting instruments and equipment.16. Conduct facilities audits and prepare surveys of both colleges and District office building as required for compliance with various laws and regulations 17. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
18. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.19. Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the varied racial, ethnic, cultural, sexual orientation, academic, socio-economic, and disabled populations of community college students.

Job Work Schedule:

40 hours/week, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., days and hours may vary depending on department needs, occasional weekends required as needed, 12 months/year.

Physical Demands and Working Environment:

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with some travel from site to site; occasional exposure to dust and all types of weather and temperature conditions.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull moderate to heavy amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

EEO Statement:

It is the policy of this District to provide equal opportunity in all areas of
employment practices and to assure that there shall be no discrimination against
any person on the basis of sex, ancestry, age, marital status, race, religious
creed, mental disability, medical condition (including HIV and AIDS), color,
national origin, physical disability, family or sexual preference status and other
similar factors in compliance with Title IX, Sections 503 and 504 of the
Rehabilitation Act, other federal and state non-discrimination regulations, and its
own statements of philosophy of objectives. The District encourages the filing of
applications by both sexes, ethnic minorities, and the disabled.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

The Board of Trustees has implemented a vaccine mandate for all employees. Accordingly, finalist(s) must comply with the vaccine mandate prior to being forwarded to the Board of Trustees for approval. See vaccine mandate information at

Notification to Applicants:

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position

Instructions for Personal Qualifications Statement:

The purpose of the personal qualifications statement is for you to provide information on how your education and experience relate to the requirements and duties of the position. There is no form to complete. Applicants are requested to provide their personal qualifications statement by uploading a document, the same way as you do for your cover letter.


Working at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District

Chabot and Las Positas Colleges both aim to provide an educational foundation for transfer to the four-year college/university, career and technical education (CTE) certificates, and life-long learning opportunities. The combined student population of more than 29,000 students includes those from throughout the Bay Area, and Central Valley, as well as from other states and more than 40 foreign countries.

• Educational Excellence forms the foundation of our district and governs the planning, implementation, and evaluation of everything we do

• Curriculum Relevancy ensures that our students benefit from the latest and most innovative curriculum available; this requires constant, active improvement

• Community Collaboration with local business, government, educational institutions, civic organizations, community groups, science, and industry partners results in a team effort to provide educational opportunities that best serve our students and our community

• The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District (CLPCCD) celebrates more than 50 years of educating the San Francisco East Bay

• CLPCCD adds approximately $508.9 million in annual income to its East Bay service area

Chabot College has delivered education opportunity to our communities through excellent transfer, degree, career technical and lifelong learning programs. Chabot is the birthplace of model support services such as the Puente, Daraja, and Early Childhood Mentor-Teacher Programs. Ours is a story of student success and a democratic commitment to equal access to excellence in education for all.

Puente Project

A highly-acclaimed program founded at Chabot College in 1981 which explores the Mexican American/Latino experience and has served thousands of California students. Community colleges with Puente programs transfer 44 percent more Latino students to the University of California than colleges without Puente.

DARAJA Project

Offers academic support services and a curriculum focused on African-American literature, history, and issues. Daraja students do better in school and transfer to four-year universities at a higher rate.

Las Positas’ rich course offerings prepare students for degree and certificate completion, transfer to a four-year university, basic skills for success in college, and job retraining. Students are also able to study in career programs designed by the faculty and the community to meet local workforce demands.

Engineering Tech Partnership

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Alameda County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) and Las Positas College (LPC) established a 24-month academic program to provide a technical education and hands-on training for veterans. The new Engineering Technology Program at Las Positas is designed to help veterans develop the skills and training needed for engineering technician careers and establishes a pipeline of qualified candidates for LLNL and other Bay Area employers such as NASA and Sandia and Lawrence Berkeley national laboratories.

Viticulture and Business Program

The college’s award-winning Viticulture and Winery Technology Program partners with the historic and thriving Livermore Valley wine industry. The Business Program, the college’s most popular major, provides training for area businesses, including an industry-specific Retail Management Program, and sponsors a Business and Entrepreneurship Speaker Series.

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