Job Number: 28692922 Full/Part Time: Full Time Schedule: 7AM-4PM Salary: $87,007 - $125,656
Position Information Under the direction of the Campus Building Official, the Senior Construction Inspector conducts complex field inspections to ensure construction projects are completed in compliance with approved construction documents, all pertinent California Building Standards Codes (Title 24), UCOP Facilities Manual, UC Policies, Construction Industry Trade Practices and Standards, construction industry processes, as well as all related UC Riverside Campus Standards. The Senior Construction Inspector ensures compliance with all construction documents; prepares timely, accurate and concise written reports of construction progress (inspection requests) as well as any issues, concerns or corrections required on assigned projects; reviews project shop drawings, progress schedules, and submittals; reviews information for change orders and as-built records; and participates in, and conducts all progress inspections, and final inspections for compliance with all related codes, before final acceptance of contractor's work. The Senior Construction Inspector assists the Campus Building Official by conducting all required inspections of new construction, new site and infrastructure work, minor and major modifications/alterations to existing buildings and tenant improvements, in coordination and collaboration with University representatives, consultants, testing laboratory personnel and geotechnical engineers. Also assists the Campus Building Official by conducting inspections on new equipment installation and placements in existing buildings, minor plan reviews, and attending meetings as required and/or directed, and other assigned duties as required. This job posting is for multiple openings.
**As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment. **
Education Education Requirements
Degree Requirement High School Diploma Required Degree in construction management or related area. Preferred
License Requirement Valid Driver License Required
Certification Requirement International Code Council (ICC), Division of the State Architect (DSA) certification in one or more construction disciplines (Building Inspector, Electrical Inspector, Mechanical Inspector, Plumbing Inspector, Plan Review, etc.) Required Division of State Architect certification (CASp Certification/License). Preferred
Experience Requirement Five (5) years of field related experience in building or utility inspection and/or construction work, including three (3) years of experience as an inspector or superintendent of major construction work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Required Experience with UCOP Policies, Facilities Manual, Campus Standards and federal, state and local codes as they pertain to Planning, Design and Construction on the UC Campus. Preferred Experience with California Building Standards Codes, specifically building codes (e.g. Title 24, etc.), and DSA laws and regulations (Disabled Access regulations); construction practices in all types of construction (i.e. institutional, medical, commercial, residential, and scientific/technical, etc.). Required
Minimum Requirements Special Condition Requirement Must possess or obtain a Valid CA Driver License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles, if driving a university/personal vehicle for university related business. Required Overtime Required Shift Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours) Required Hired candidate must successfully pass a background check through the DOJ and FBI prior to appointment start date. Required
Preferred Qualifications Advanced ability to communicate in both verbal and written form with administrators, construction staff, licensed design professionals, faculty, Planning, Design and Construction (PD&C) staff, and the general public. Skill in writing construction progress and contract compliance reports; reading plans and interpreting construction documents; operating personal computers and digital cameras; and coordinating construction interface activities. Ability to work with personal computers, tablets, technological devices, with experience, knowledge and ability to work on and use electronic plan review, permitting and inspection software used by the university. Demonstrated working knowledge of California Building Standards Codes, specifically building codes (e.g. Title 24, etc.), and DSA laws and regulations (Disabled Access regulations); construction practices in all types of construction (i.e. institutional, medical, commercial, residential, and scientific/technical, etc.); General Knowledge of construction costs and estimating. Ability to work flexible hours; ability to work weekends and nights to handle curtailments (utility shutdown & inspections) of construction. Ability to read and interpret construction contract documents specifications, drawings, and related technical data to use while inspecting contractor's work; communicate tactfully and effectively with a variety of individuals (e.g. architects, engineers, project managers, and contractors); prioritizing workloads as is necessary due to changes in availability and deadlines, for self as well as for the Inspection Staff; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with colleagues; manage and coordinate with other staff inspectors as well as specialty and/or testing lab inspectors; familiarity and general knowledge with civil engineering surveying equipment to determine building layout, grades, geographical contours, etc.
Additional Information Knowledge of UCOP Policies, Facilities Manual, Campus Standards and federal, state and local codes as they pertain to Planning, Design and Construction on the UC Campus.