Senior Planner/Estimator/Scheduler (529822)

  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego, California
  • Aug 23, 2023
Full Time Architecture Clerical and Administrative Support Construction and Skilled Trades Planning and Development

Job Description


Position Summary

Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director of Projects and Construction for Facilities Services, the Senior Planner/Estimator/Scheduler performs responsible and complex administrative coordination of the Facilities maintenance workforce. These duties include but are not limited to: scheduling of maintenance and renovation projects, scheduling and forecasting of workloads and assignments for maintenance staff, tracking and evaluation of metrics related to both maintenance and project work, preventive maintenance program inputs, along with analysis and recommendations for the work management activities of Facilities Operations.

The Senior Planner/Estimator/Scheduler develops and provides reports and analysis of maintenance and renovation project activities and oversees the processes of maintenance and project related communications with campus community including clients, colleges and departments, unions, and facilities management staff.

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent/probationary position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

The individual hired into this role will work on campus at SDSU in San Diego.

Department Summary

SDSU Facilities Services is a customer service-based organization providing facility maintenance activities through a transparent and deliberate process. It is responsible for the operation, maintenance, repair, renovation, remodel, and alteration activities in support of the academic and research mission of the university. Facilities Services employs over 250 employees (full time and students) and supports approximately eight million square feet of buildings (including residence halls and parking structures) and 280 acres of improved and unimproved land.

For more information regarding Facilities Services click here .

Education and Experience

Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college in engineering, architecture, business management, plant management, industrial technology or public administration. Up to four years of applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Three years experience in a staff or supervisory capacity in plant operations administration or the construction industry, including experience in design, plan analysis and estimating for multiple trade projects.

Licenses and/or Certifications

Valid California Driver's License or have the ability to obtain one within 10 days of hire.

Key Qualifications
  • Demonstrated knowledge/experience of construction and facilities management.
  • Three years of experience as a commercial construction estimator for multiple trades is preferred.
  • Experience using a computerized maintenance management system.
  • Experience using CAD software (e.g., AutoCAD) and RS Means.
  • Knowledge of the time required for performing various segments of construction and maintenance work is necessary in order to properly schedule work.
  • Thorough knowledge of the building codes and trades is also required to enable the incumbent to write complete and concise specifications to accompany plans for contract jobs.
  • A general knowledge of State contract procedures is desired.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and prepare plans and specifications for all phases of construction and building maintenance.

Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $7,991 per month.

Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department’s fiscal resources.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here .

CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,417 - $7,991 per month.

Diversity and Community at SDSU

At SDSU, our diversity gives us power and benefits every single member of our community.

Through our commitment to equity and inclusion, we encourage all members of our community to purposefully learn from one another through open and respectful dialogue and responsible engagement. For more information, click here .

Principles of Community

At San Diego State University, we are a community of diverse individuals who have and represent many perspectives, beliefs and identities. This diversity lends our community strength, and we commit to creating and sustaining an inclusive and intellectually vibrant environment that benefits all members of our university.

SDSU’s Principles of Community is an aspirational statement that is intended to evolve over time. The statement reflects the ideals we are encouraged to uphold in our interactions with one another.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on August 1, 2023. To receive full consideration, apply by July 31, 2023. The position will remain open until filled.

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.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. SDSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current SDSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here .

SDSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers all qualified candidates for employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered military and veteran status, or any other protected characteristic or status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who request an accommodation by contacting Michelle Puentes at .

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Diego, California 92182 United States View Map