Senior Office Engineer

May 15 2024 admin Comments Off on Senior Office Engineer
  • Full Time


Program:             Los Angeles Unified School District – Maintenance & Operations (M&O)
Salary Range:     $101.8K to $119.2K annual base salary plus benefits
Positions Open: One (1)


  • Coordinates various aspects of project delivery and leads the administration of construction projects including planning, design, budget maintenance, scheduling, labor compliance and completing close-out activities.
  • Schedule, document and track project planning and engineering activities with Project Managers, contractors, field staff and other stakeholders.
  • Reads, interprets and evaluates architectural and engineering plans and proposals and provides contracting strategies and execution, and coordinates award forms and documentation.
  • Reviews and responds to Requests for Clarifications (RFC), Change Order Proposals (COP) and Change Directives (CD) for quality assurance and merit.
  • Prepares cost estimates and assists in negotiating a fair and reasonable cost for change orders submitted by contractors.
  • Reviews and monitors applications for payment and ensures projects are delivered within approved timelines.
  • Performs site walks to verify field conditions and develop progress or status reports.
  • Reviews contractor baseline schedules, including analysis of critical path and recovery schedules.
  • Reviews Constructability Review and ensure compliance with District standards, Division of State Architect (DSA) guidelines and building code requirements.
  • Maintain project files and logs that include correspondence, contractor invoices and progress statements, change orders as well as claims, timesheets and extra services.
  • Coordinates progress meetings with contractors, project managers and field staff; prepares agendas and records meeting minutes and follows up on action items.
  • Acts as support staff in the collection of contract data and documentation to resolve changes and claims.
  • Assists in project close-out activities and acquisition of technical documents, project records, including as-builts, drawings, test records and maintenance of manuals.
  • Leads efforts in performing tests required to ensure material compliance with plans and specifications.
  • Performs other duties as directed by Senior Project Managers / OARs or Project Engineers.


  • Eight (8) years full time paid professional experience in a similar or equivalent position involved in project or construction management of commercial and/or public or educational facility construction projects with values in excess of $15M.


  • Experience utilizing Building Information Modeling (BIM).
  • Experience with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified projects and/or the Collaborative for High Performing Schools (CHPS).
  • Experience with Division of the State Architect (DSA) construction/design process.


  • Graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management.
  • Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-foryear basis, provided that graduation from high school or evidence of equivalent educational proficiency is met.


Deadline to submit resume:
Wednesday May 29, 2024 @ 9:00am (no late submissions accepted)
Please email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements:
Subject line:  LAUSD Senior Office Engineer

Approximate Processing Time:
SHORTLIST: Within 1 week after deadline to submit resume.
INTERVIEW: Within 2 weeks after deadline to submit resume.
SELECTION NOTIFICATION: Within 3 weeks after deadline to submit resume.
Recruitment# CM-SOE-0524-18

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