General Foreman (Construction/Facilities Jobs)

Job ID 648410  In Category: Construction/Facilities

General Foreman

Location: Los Angeles, California
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: $7864-9742 per Month
Experience Desired: 6 - 8 Years
Last Update: Jan 12, 2018 02:46:51 PM
Full Job Description:

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) invites applications for the position of General Foreman. This position plans, coordinates, and supervises the work of skilled journey-level workers of at least three building trades and other staff assigned to construction projects, maintenance and repair of buildings and equipment at a college, and has job site responsibility for various building trades projects.

MONTHLY SALARY: $7,864 - $9,742
*Salary Information is based on a full-time, 12-month position


Plans, schedules, assigns, and supervises the work of journey-level workers of various building trades involving construction, maintenance, alteration, and repair of buildings and equipment.

Reviews staff's work in progress for adherence to job specifications, building and safety codes, and project time lines.

Confers with administrators and contractors, as the campus technical expert in various building trades, regarding planned construction and work projects in progress.

Inspects facilities for maintenance and safety problems and schedules and performs preventive and corrective maintenance work related to various building trades.

Estimates costs, manpower needed, and time necessary for completion of various building trades projects and prepares requisitions for supplies and materials.

Coordinates the work of assigned staff with other District building trades.

Prepares job specifications, sketches and progress reports on installation, maintenance, and repair work.

Interprets and explains specifications, blue prints, and work projects to assigned staff.

Ensures that staff is supplied with tools, materials, and equipment for completion of renovation and repair projects related to various building trades.

Instructs and advises staff on changes in policies, procedures, and work standards.

Directs and/or provides training to trade staff.

Oversees and inspects contract work of various building trades.

Interviews and selects new staff and evaluates the performance of assigned staff.

May perform the more complex journey-level work in one or more building trades in emergencies.

Performs related duties as assigned.


Current vacancies exist at Los Angeles City College, 855 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90029; Los Angeles Trade-Tech College, 400 W. Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015; West Los Angeles College, 9000 Overland Avenue, Culver City, CA 90230; and Los Angeles Harbor College, 1111 Figueroa Place, Wilmington, CA 90744. The hiring list established by this examination will also be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the life of the list.


Education and Experience:

A. Graduation from high school or its equivalent AND completion of a recognized apprentice training program of at least four years' duration in a building trade AND three years of full-time paid journey-level experience in one or more building trades. One year of the required experience must have been in a lead or supervisory capacity.
B. Graduation from high school or its equivalent AND seven years of full-time paid experience in one or more building trades. Three years of the required experience must have been at the journey-level including one year of experience in a lead or supervisory capacity.

A valid Class "C" California driver's license may be required for some positions. Travel to locations throughout the District may be required for some positions.

Some positions may involve working with asbestos and/or lead and will require an incumbent to participate in an asbestos and/or lead medical screening examination in compliance with the California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Sections 1529 and 1532.1.

Completed applications must be submitted through our online employment system by 4:00 P.M. on FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2018. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. For a listing of other job opportunities with the Los Angeles Community College District, call our 24-hr job hotline, or refer to our Web Page.



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Company Type: Direct Employer
Contact Name : LACCD Personnel Commission
Contact Phone: 213-891-2129
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