The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have impacted UC San Diego Campus hiring. Our Campus will continue to recruit for essential positions and we ask for your understanding and patience with our application process during this unprecedented time. For more information regarding steps we are taking to keep applicants and staff safe during this time, please click here.
Under the general direction of the AVC Campus Architect, the Director of Construction Inspection Services will act as the sole Deputy Building Official, Quality Assurance Manager, and principal Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) Inspector of Record managing the administrative aspects of various inspection groups and coordinating their activity and technical work, including all general and specialty inspectors. Perform inspection work on field construction and alterations to various buildings and coordinate all record-keeping requirements for inspections. Participate in pre-bid functions, construction, kick-off, and construction review meetings. Participate in standard specification reviews, pre-qualification of general contractors and sub-contractors, value engineering, plan check, site surveys, etc.
The Director of Construction Inspection Services will serve as the Deputy Campus Building Official for the UC San Diego campus and non-OSHPD facilities ensuring that all design and construction projects comply with all applicable model building code requirements and requirements of general state-wide concern such as fire and life safety, energy conservation, and disabled access. Conduct plan check review and issue appropriate building permits. The Director of Construction Inspection Services is also responsible for the administration of all construction inspection for projects on the campus and medical center, including Deputy Authority Having Jurisdiction who in conjunction with AVC Campus Architect is responsible for enforcement and interpretation of building codes, federal, state, and local legislation and regulations that affect UC San Diego projects.
The Director of Construction Inspection Services will use skills and knowledge as an expert, experienced inspection professional with full understanding of comprehensive inspection industry practices and policies and procedures, coupled with expert technical knowledge within a specific inspection area such as Electrical, Plumbing/Mechanical or Civil/Infrastructure. Perform the most complex inspections of construction work by contractors, as well as other personnel for new construction, alterations, and repair. Review design development and construction documents, specifications, and bid documents for construction features within specialty area prior to release for bid and participate in all required inspections, up to and including final inspection and final acceptance procedures. Demonstrate expert judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining desired results. Oversee the work of other campus inspectors.
As the expert on specific inspection issues, advise project management, the Director of Construction Inspection Services and the Vice Chancellor or other Senior Management Group level building officials on specific complex inspection issues. This position is considered a subject matter expert at the location and often recognized as an expert externally in the industry. Positions at this level can only be filled by persons possessing highest level of technical expertise in their respective field, and the incumbent must quickly become familiar and obtain a detailed working knowledge of specific systems at the location.
Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or an equivalent combination of experience and/or training. Expert knowledge in one or more complex, technical areas of construction, such as concrete, sub-structure, super-structure, building envelope, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, civil site work, underground utility infrastructure or other specialty fields.
Expert knowledge and experience with a broad array of institutional facility types and their individual building systems, building codes and construction implications including, but not limited to research laboratories, classroom buildings, office buildings, parking garages, conference centers, dining facilities, student centers, theatres, music and art facilities, housing, conference centers, sports facilities, landscape projects, maintenance facilities, and transportation projects.
Expert knowledge of International Building Code (IBC), California Building Codes (CBC), Cal OSHA, and campus, medical center or University Const
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.