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8AM - 5PM
$58,500 - $87,000
The Estimator/Planner/Scheduler will perform a range of planning, estimating and scheduling tasks to support the Work Planning & Services team for UCR Facilities Services. Defines and develops internal scope and estimate requirements for preventive maintenance, repair, alteration, and project/minor modification; schedules work in coordination with skilled crafts & trades availability. Requests permits, schedules inspections, develops and manages punch lists to assure scope of work is met; verifies work is completed to specifications and provides recommendations for modifications, adjustments and corrections, when necessary. In coordination with Architect's Associate, prepares drawings and sketches for review and approval. Develops cost estimates; interprets plans, design drawings, specifications and technical bulletins and prepares detailed job orders. Ensures work to be completed in line with acceptable skilled trade practices, and in accordance with pertinent specifications, and any related drawings or sketches. Distributes work to appropriate skilled crafts and trades, contractors and/or key stakeholders. Manages annual residential and classroom turnover processes. Coordinates, collaborates and communicates project schedules and progress of work to Client Engagement for communication with the client. Reporting to the division of Business & Administrative Services (BAS), Facilities Services is one of the largest departments at UC Riverside employing nearly 400 career employees. Facilities Services provides exceptional service in maintaining an environment conducive of teaching, learning, living, working and research for the entire campus community. The department maintains buildings, facilities and landscape totaling over 6 million square feet across 1,350 acres of campus. We are a team of service oriented professionals focused on exceptional client engagement, continuous improvement and development opportunities. **UC Riverside career employees who have passed their probationary period will receive priority consideration for this position. If a qualified pool of internal candidates is not identified, qualified external candidates may be considered at the discretion of the hiring department.**
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Valid Driver License
Minimum of 8 years of related experience.
Hired candidate must successfully pass a background check through the DOJ and FBI.
Ability to operate University vehicles for business and operational needs.
Must possess or obtain a Valid CA Drivers License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles.
Travel may include: frequent local travel for university related business, professional development, conferences and meetings.
Must wear and properly display University issued ID badge.
Advanced skills to assess processes or services to make improvements and in project management.
Advanced interpersonal and communication skills.
Advanced knowledge and skill regarding specialized research needs in space planning and advanced skill to effectively translate needs to professional architects and engineers.
Advanced knowledge in the areas of building space planning, codes, capacity, security, fire safety, organization and departmental principles and procedures involved in risk assessment and evaluating risks as to likelihood and consequences.
Advanced skills in working collaboratively and influencing others.
Advanced skill to multi-task and effectively prioritize large project work.
Advanced knowledge of architectural or engineering concepts.
Thorough knowledge of construction scheduling and work sequencing.
Thorough knowledge of construction standards and codes including building safety, ADA (as pertains to public and university buildings), seismic and energy efficiency.
Through knowledge of the phases of construction, methods and procedures including carpentry, electrical, fire alarm/systems, plumbing, lock/hardware/security systems, sheet metal/welding, painting, climate control (HVAC).
Thorough knowledge of estimating techniques using established engineered man-hour standards for all types of construction. Skill in writing technical specifications and special conditions for construction contracts; ability to read design drawings and doing take-offs.
Strong analytical and mathematical skills; ability to reach solutions, complete calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and percentages/fractions).
Skill working independently and effectively, following through on multiple assignments with minimal directions and a fluctuating workload.
Proficient with various software and web-based applications such as Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS), Capital Programs Management Systems, Project Management Software (Microsoft Project or equivalent). Working knowledge and experience with drafting and flowchart software, such as AutoCAD and Vizio.
Demonstrated skill and working experience with standard procedures for administering construction contracts, including proper bidding methods, issuing change orders, awarding contracts and settling disputes.
Good service orientation and effective problem solving skills.
Demonstrated ability to function in a team role in an organizational setting with a diverse constituency.
Knowledge of UCR campus and UCR/UCOP Policies and Procedures.
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.
UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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