The Division of Finance and Administration (DFA) provides services and support to over 50,000 students, faculty, and staff with the mission of advancing UCI's brilliant future and the vision of becoming world-class campus partners. DFA serves the university as planning partners, problem solvers, and solution providersstriving to make it as easy as possible for people to get the services they need, when they need them. Facilities Management is proud to support the campus mission of advancing UCI's brilliant future by creating a physical environment that allows our students, faculty and staff to thrive. Our goal is to provide safe, reliable and clean spaces through high quality maintenance, operation, planning and renovation services for our 1,475-acre main campus. We accomplish this with our dedicated skilled staff who strive to provide excellent customer service and responsiveness.
Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced inspection professional to perform standard inspections of construction work by contractors, as well as other personnel for new construction, alterations and repair. Reviews design development and construction documents, specifications, and bid documents for construction features prior to release for bid; and participates in final inspection and final acceptance procedures. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions and ensuring compliance with all applicable building codes, rules, regulations, laws, etc. Acts as a field liaison between the Facilities Project Manager and the contractor or trades regarding schedule and issues that arise in the field has the authority to make final decisions in the field. Assist the Warranty Administrator with the Warranties and Guarantees for capital construction and renovation projects interfacing with operations and maintenance personnel, contractors, and project managers. Assists in the creation, maintenance, and archiving of a comprehensive database of Warranties and Guarantees tracking the start and end of each one.
Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience with a minimum three years' experience inspecting field construction for compliance with the various codes and authorities having jurisdiction.
Current commercial inspection certification from the International Code Council Inspector (ICC) certifications, or Office of Statewide Health Planning & Development (OSHPD) certifications.
Strong organizational and analytical skills, including skill in problem recognition, avoidance and resolution.
Strong skills in reviewing, evaluating and advising project management on project completeness as applied to application for progress payments submitted by contractors.
Thorough knowledge / skills in providing plan review services on simple and moderately complex improvement projects as well as code applications for replacement, repairs and upgrades of facilities.
Thorough verbal and interpersonal communications skills including skill to work effectively with a variety of constituents. Thorough working knowledge of California Building Codes, Cal OSHA, California code of regulations (Title 24).
Ability to read and understand sketches, schematic diagrams, drawings, and the other graphical tools in common use in the Architectural and Engineering fields. Proficient in use of office computer software (word processing, spreadsheet, project management, and web based interfaces as used in Facilities Management.) Must be able to type 40wpm to maintaining daily logs and inspection reports in a timely manner.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Certified Access Specialist (CASp) certification. - Preferred Building Plans Examiner or CALGreen Plans Examiner
Licensed Contractor or significant equivalent experience in construction of large, institutional buildings or building systems.
California Commercial Electrical inspection certification from the International Code Council (ICC).
Knowledge of campus, medical center or University Construction Design Standards.
Thorough knowledge of the campus, including its infrastructure and applicable rules, regulations, policies and practices.
Special Conditions Required:
Maintain commercial inspection certification from the International Code Council Inspector (ICC) certifications, or Office of Statewide Health Planning & Development Must have valid CA Driver's license and participate in the DMV Pull-Notice Program Must be able to work outside of regular schedule shift Must be able to work onsite Must be able to wear PPE.
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.
Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI's unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities.