Construction Inspector Manager /Permit Officer - Facilities Management & Development (515235)

  • California Polytechnic State University
  • San Luis Obispo, California
  • Jun 15, 2022
Full Time Administration and Management Construction and Skilled Trades Facilities Management

Job Description


Job Summary

Reporting to the Executive Director of Facilities Planning and Capital Projects, the Construction Inspector Manager/Permit Officer is to conduct plan review to ensure compliance with California Building Code requirements and CSU requirements for plan review and approval. This position will also ensure compliance with CSU internal policies relating to fire and panic safety construction and may represent the campus in interacting with State and municipal fire departments. The incumbent will monitor campus construction and reports on the status of construction, remodel, renovation and alteration projects, ensures compliance with contract documents; all applicable building codes and regulations, including California accessibility requirements found in the California Building Code Title 24 and Title 19, the Americans with Disabilities Act, food safety, and establishing directories and filing practices for coordination with other department within FMD. Additionally this position will oversee the work of project inspectors working for the university in a staff or consultant capacity and be primary liaison with shops in terms of maintaining and enforcing the campus standards.

Department Summary

Facilities Management and Development (FMD), a unit within the Administration and Finance Division (AFD), is responsible for the planning, design, construction, operations, maintenance, and repair of university facilities, grounds, and infrastructure. FMD consists of five critical and interdependent support departments, including Customer & Business Services; Energy, Utilities, & Sustainability; Environmental Health & Safety; Facilities Planning & Capital Projects; and Facilities Operations. In support of the Cal Poly mission, the Facilities Management and Development department is committed to sustainability, responsible stewardship of natural resources, and promoting an inclusive culture that values individual and organizational integrity, civility, equity, and diversity.

Key Qualifications
  • A wide range of facilities management operations and general knowledge of building codes, laws, ordinances and regulations, and trades applicable to building construction, maintenance, and repair.
  • Organizational and management structures and experience in complex organizational settings.
  • Building materials, costing procedures, and the sequential methods of modern construction and maintenance practices.
  • Accessibility codes and standards related to the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Local, state, national, and global regulations affect food safety and facility operations.

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Construction or related field, and /or Eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in architectural, engineering, or construction industry working on a broad variety of projects to include plan review technical inspection, and/or supervision of general construction projects including fire, life, and panic safety code compliance.

Salary and Benefits
Salary commensurate with the background and experience of the individual selected.

Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. See our benefits website for additional information.

Cal Poly

Cal Poly is a nationally-ranked public university located in San Luis Obispo, California, and known for its Learn by Doing philosophy. Each year more than 20,000 top-tier students come to San Luis Obispo to put knowledge into action, taking their learning outside the classroom as they prepare for careers in engineering, agriculture, science, business, humanities and the built environment. Cal Poly's hands-on philosophy, small class sizes and close student-faculty mentorships result in graduates ready from day one to impact their communities, California and the world. For more information, visit

Diversity Statement

At Cal Poly, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.

Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. Cal Poly is an equal opportunity employer.

Supplemental Information

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter.

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas).

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

San Luis Obispo, California 93405 United States View Map