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Planner/Estimator/Scheduler - University Housing

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Work type: Staff
Location: San Luis Obispo
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time
Position Description

Job Summary

The incumbent in this position is a member of the University Housing team. In conjunction with the Executive Director, Associate Directors and other managers, staff, and students, this position assists in carrying out the mission and philosophy of University Housing. The incumbent is responsible for supporting and contributing to an atmosphere that facilitates respect, inclusion, and collaboration.

Under the general supervision of the University Housing Facilities Assistant Director of Planning and Support Services (PSS), the Planner/Estimator/Scheduler will perform a full range of planning, estimating and scheduling functions and provide project management support for a wide range of University Housing construction, renovation, repair, and maintenance projects.  The incumbent in this position will function as key facilitator and expeditor throughout projects, collaborate with a variety of constituents, provide reports and analysis of project information, and provide project management support.

Department Summary

University Housing (UH), a unit within the Division of Student Affairs, consists of Facilities Operations, Housing Administration, Custodial Operations, Diversity and Inclusion, and Residential Student Experience. University Housing provides a premier living and learning experience for over 8800 students in residence hall and apartment-style communities. University Housing’s mission is to create a diverse and engaging experience that inspires all residents to Learn by Living.

Key Qualifications

  • Knowledge of a wide range of facility management operations and demonstrated ability to respond to various inquiries related to assuring continuous progress to bring jobs to completion.
  • General knowledge of building materials, costing procedures and the sequential methods of modern construction practices.
  • General knowledge of building codes, laws, ordinances and regulations, and trades applicable to building construction, maintenance and repair. Ability to write complete and concise specifications which accompany plans for contract jobs.
  • Knowledge of the time required for performing various segments of construction and maintenance work, in order to properly schedule work.
  • Ability to advise on interior design factors including space planning, layout and utilization of furniture, and color coordination.

Education and Experience

Education and Experience:

  • Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in engineering, architecture, business management, plant management, industrial technology or public administration, AND two years of journey level experience in one or more building or mechanical craft trades (additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis). 

Licenses, Certificates, Credentials:

  • Possession of a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain by date of hire.
  • May require the ability to obtain AHERA Supervisor certification for asbestos related work and Cal/OSHA Lead training as well as the ability to wear respiratory protection.

Salary and Benefits

Anticipated Hiring Range: $68,000 - $80,000 Per Year

Classification Range: $53,004 - $95,892 Per Year

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

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.

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

Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

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