Facility Project Specialist I/II

County Of Mendocino   Ukiah, CA   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
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Posted on March 20, 2020

Job Requirements and Minimum Qualifications


Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Oversee building modification or construction contracts for County buildings from projects definition and requests for proposal through construction phase and warranty period.
  • Design and prepare or direct the design and preparation of plans and specifications that meet project requirements and comply with County standards.
  • Monitor construction for conformity and compliance with plans, specifications, codes and ordinances.
  • Coordinate design teams, consultants, implementation teams, contractors, engineers, estimators and inspectors, may provide direction and supervision to others in completion of assignments.
  • Coordinate with outside agencies, utilities, and others for ancillary needs for facility projects.
  • Coordinate approval of materials and shop drawings; review and recommend change orders and progress payments on construction to ensure that new construction and alteration work complies with plans, specifications and codes.
  • Review and check for accuracy the progress reports submitted by contractors.
  • Provide regular status reports for all assigned projects.
  • Prepare a variety of written correspondence including cost estimates, project budgets, and operational correspondence; prepares or coordinates special research studies and comprehensive reports related to County building facilities.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree, or the completion of the equivalent units of course work, from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Construction Management, Facilities Planning, Engineering, Business Administration, Construction Technology, or closely related field.
Education Substitution:  Up to two (2) years of the education requirement may be substituted with related experience at a rate of two (2) years of experience to one (1) year of education. (i.e. Associate's degree, or equivalent in related coursework, plus four (4) years of full-time progressively responsible related experience.)
Additional Substitution:  The educational requirement may be substituted with 10 years of full-time progressively responsible related experience in construction and construction project management.

In addition to the above education requirements, requires four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in construction project management and capital projects planning; managing the construction and design of small to moderate size capital improvement and construction projects, ($50,000 - $300,000).

Desirable Experience: Operation and use of computer aided design and drafting (CADD) application programs, MS Project, Timberline, ShureTrak, or Primavera, and project management experience with Mendocino County or other municipality.

Licenses and Certifications:
Valid Driver's License


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


Knowledge of:

  • Modern principles of building and facility design, construction, industry standard and long term maintenance.
  • Laws, ordinances and codes related to design and construction.
  • Construction methods and materials and their application to design.
  • Project management techniques relating to construction projects.
  • Public contract code and other laws relative to public sector construction.
  • Computer software such as word processing, spreadsheets, and project management applications

Skill in:

  • Using tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines.
  • Using a computer to accurately enter and retrieve data and information.
  • Communicating clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing with a variety of individuals.

Mental and Physical Ability to:

  • Read, comprehend and correctly interpret instructions, routine correspondence and memos, complex plans, specifications and schedules.
  • Manage projects and schedules involving the work of engineers, architects, contractors and others engaged in the programming, planning and construction of projects;
  • Develop and prepare construction and contract documents; manage several projects concurrently;
  • Make mathematical calculations;
  • Analyze situations accurate and adopt an effective course of action;
  • Write concise specifications;
  • Operate a motor vehicle.
  • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others in order to work productively and cooperatively in groups and individually.
  • Deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • While performing the essential functions of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to walk, sit, stoop, bend, reach, use hands to finger, handle, grasp or feel or hold objects, to reach with hands and arms, see, speak and hear.
  • While performing the essential functions of this job the incumbent is occasionally required to lift and carry, push and/or pull, or move objects weighing more than 20 pounds.


Selection Procedure

Important Application Information: 

  • It is your responsibility to demonstrate through your application materials how you meet the minimum qualifications of the position/s for which you apply.
  • You must complete all sections of the application.  A résumé or other information you feel will help us evaluate your qualifications may be attached to your completed application, but will not be accepted in lieu of completing any part of the application.  Blank applications that contain only a résumé or those that reference "see résumé" will be rejected as incomplete.
  • Check your application before submitting to ensure it is complete and correct; no new or additional information will be accepted after the closing date.
  • Inquiry will be made of your former and current employers; please provide the names and telephone numbers of supervisors on your application.
  • You must provide the names and contact information of at least three (3) references (not relatives) that have knowledge of your job skills, experience, ability and/or character.
  • Application materials are the property of Mendocino County and will not be returned.
  • It is your responsibility to keep your NEOGOV profile updated, including any changes to your telephone number or address.  Failure to do so may result in missed notification of exams or interviews.
  • The exam process listed on this flyer is tentative.  Mendocino County reserves the right to make necessary modifications to the examination plan.  Such revisions will be in accordance with approved personnel standards.  Should a change be made, applicants will be notified.
  • The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract.
Examination Process:  All complete applications will be reviewed with those judged most qualified progressing further in the selection process. Based on the number of qualified candidates, an oral examination (weight 100) or an unassembled exam, consisting of an evaluation of education and experience as stated on the application form, will be administered. The examination process will test the knowledge and abilities described above. A minimum score of 70 must be attained for placement on the employment list.