The city of Los Angeles boasts endless attractions and tourist destinations. Amongst all of the sights and sounds, the USC Hotel offers a modern and convenient place to unwind, with 240 spacious, comfortable guest rooms and over 15,000 square feet of flexible event space. Owned and operated by the University of Southern California, and the site of a recent multi-million dollar renovation, the hotel features luxurious fabrics and artwork depicting the storied traditions of USC. Additional renovations, which include the restaurants and kitchens, are in the planning stage.
We are seeking an Assistant Building Engineer to join our rapidly growing team.
With all of our recently renovations and updates, we need an Assistant Building Engineer to monitor our facilities and ensure that we maintain our high standards of excellence. You will work closely with the Facilities Manager to maintain the condition of the USC Hotel and ensure asset protection, sanitation, and security to make sure all safety conditions are met. The Assistant Building Engineer will also have the responsibility of assigning, tracking, and evaluating the status of work assigned to staff and contractors. Most of all, your focus on customer service will demonstrate to our students, faculty, and staff that we put their needs first!
Supervise unit employees and/or student workers in the absence of Facilities Manager. Schedule, assign, and prioritize workloads. Set appropriate deadlines and ensure timely completion of unitâs work.
Assist with coordination of facilities operations, maintenance, construction, and renovation projects with university departments and/or outside contractors and vendors. Compile data for cost allocation and create status/project reports, as requested by senior management.
Monitor and analyze facilities expenses. Assist with developing facilities cost projections, as required.
Collaborate with Facilities Manager to prepare long and short range plans for the use of facilities. Maintain analysis of space and equipment requirements and allocate usage based on departmental priorities.
Conduct safety inspections, determining whether conditions are safe and any remedial actions required to allow work to continue. Ensure compliance with health and safety, environmental risk management policies and procedures in conjunction with the Facilities Manager. Provide health and safety equipment, as needed.
Develop and implement security related procedures such as office opening and closing routines, recognition of duress signals, and key controls. Coordinate security activities with university Public Safety Department. Promote and maintain standards for security conscious awareness and behavior. Maintain knowledge of universityâs crime prevention and suppression programs and services. Ensure dissemination of security related information to staff.
Serve as a Campus Security Authority (CSA) and mandatory reported under the Clery Act based on university responsibilities. Have responsibility and is required to receive reports of crimes or criminal incidents from victims of crimes and/or third parties, notify the Department of Public Safety immediately of any reported serious crime or criminal incidents that indicates the presence of an ongoing threat to the university community, and notify the Clery Compliance Coordinator in the Department of Public Safety.
Perform other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
Education: Related undergraduate study, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
Experience: 2 years
Coursework and/or experience in business administration
Demonstrated supervisory experience in facilities management that includes time management and application of problem-solving skills
Valid driver's license may be required
What We Prefer:
The Trojan Family Rewards:
We pride ourselves in creating the BEST USC EXPERIENCE, and that begins with our employees! We offer a wide variety of benefits and programs that support our staff and their families including:
Benefits: dental and vision plans, tuition assistance for our employees and their families, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, 2:1 retirement plan contributions, child care centers and up to $50,000 housing subsidy. And because we are a qualifying public service organization, you may qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) for educational loans. Donât believe us? Visit benefits.usc.edu.
Perks: discounts toÂ USCÂ sporting events,Â USCÂ Bookstores, wireless plans, travel, accommodations, and local entertainment.Â
Career Growth: We are the largest private employer in Los Angeles offering tremendous development opportunities in multiple fields and industries. The Trojan Network connects current and previous members of the Trojan family to create an endless professional network.
This support advocates work-life balance and employee well-being. As members of the Trojan family, employees are connected by the traditions and history that make us proud to be Trojans!
As an equal opportunity employer, USC values and promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The work culture thrives on mutual respect, trust, and synergy amongst all of its members.
USC has great minds that transform the world with their talents and research. Will you be one? Join us!
Minimum Education: Related undergraduate study. Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education.Minimum Experience: 2 yearsMinimum Field of Expertise: Coursework and/or experience in business administration. Demonstrated supervisory experience in facilities management that includes time management and application of problem-solving skills.
USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering has been one of the economic engines in Southern California and a vital hub in the California economy. The technical innovations and ideas generated by the Viterbi faculty and research community have resulted in countless innovations, many becoming the foundations for new companies, products and services. The thousands of students graduating each year bring new ideas and vitality to companies in California and beyond. With an annual research budget exceeding $205M each year, more than 46 research centers and institutes, more than 180 faculty members, 7,800 students and over 60,000 impassioned alumni world-wide, the Viterbi School is addressing some of the world’s great challenges.