Northern California Electrical Construction Industry - Labor Management Cooperative Trust

Northern California Electrical Construction Industry
Labor Management Cooperative Trust


Labor Compliance Specialist

Based in Stockton, CA


Salary: Competitive
Status: Full-Time (salary and benefits)
Date Open: 01/17/2023
Date Closed: 02/03/2023

The Northern California Electrical Construction Industry (NCECI), a labor-management cooperative trust established in 1998 to assist the state, federal, and local governments with the enforcement of public works, prevailing wage, contracting and Davis-Bacon related laws. In an effort to maintain a "level playing field" for the electrical construction industry, NCECI works determinedly to combat unfair and damaging contracting practices, and we ensure better and more productive standards for wage rates on public construction projects. The organization provides valuable assistance to workers, contractors, public agencies, developers, taxpayers, and the general public to promote compliance of public contracts, public works laws, Davis-Bacon and prevailing wage related laws.

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Labor Compliance Specialist (LCS) primary focus will be to help create and maintain a presence with governmental awarding agencies and bidding contractor’s pertaining to the enforcement of prevailing wage and other related labor laws and regulations. Enforce municipal, state, and federal laws and regulations related to public works, public contract code, business and professions code, government code, OSHA, and the penal code. Perform payroll audits and prepare detailed reports.

The Labor Compliance Specialist reports directly to the Executive Director. the LCS will be responsible for gathering and analyzing data; creating research reports on contractors and awarding agencies not in conformance with the State and Federal laws and regulations; assist in the enforcement of public works laws, public contract code, apprenticeship laws, and prevailing wage laws. Specifically, the incumbent serves as a full-time professional staff member responsible for developing and analyzing the data, conducting audits, and other information necessary to assist the compliance officers to effectively carryout their assigned duties. The incumbent will also work with the Executive Director formulating new research methods and reviewing past methods and practices; recommending and assisting with the implementation of research solutions to improve the effectiveness of the program and the compliance staff’s enforcement efforts.

The incumbent will assume a proactive role in the timely and accurate production of reports. The required reports include, but are not limited to, workforce analysis, apprentice analysis, contractor bidding, contractor certification, Agency ordinance research, program effectiveness, bidding analysis, newsletter / social media, and market share studies; position also may include interview of workers as necessary. Upon request, the incumbent will also perform analyses of relevant labor market information, developing statistical data to be used by local awarding agencies prior to awarding public contracts.

The incumbent will development, maintain and enhances integrated systems pertaining to the collection, analysis, reporting, presentation, and tracking of data.

The Labor Compliance Specialist will also work proactively with the state, federal, and local governments, in an effort to promote industry responsive agreements, laws and ordinances.


  • Ability to work independently and understand, analyze, and interpret complex data, written material, and computer-generated information while maintaining the overall process viewpoint; effectively communicate the results to a variety of personnel at various levels.
  • Problem-solving skill in analyzing unique problems, make sound, independent judgments and develop novel approaches for resolution.
  • Skill in writing analytical and technical reports and ability to present research findings in written, verbal, and electronic formats that can be understood clearly by technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Broad technical skills and expertise with data management software including Access, Excel, SPSS, and other comparable software to organize, analyze, and present data.
  • Knowledge of the following concepts: database integrity, recovery, and query optimization and ability to translate data from different sources across software formats.
  • Ability to work with and communicate effectively with the public, contractors, developers, politicians, construction workers, and co-workers with courtesy, fairness, poise, and tact, including dealing with situations which could be emotionally charged or controversial in nature.
  • Ability to work in a rapid-paced environment to handle multiple tasks, and to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to learn and apply technical information and procedures.
  • Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Ability to plan projects and organize time and work without continuous supervision.
  • Skill in analyzing and monitoring workforce data.

Graduation from a two years of college with an Associate Degree (Bachelor’s Degree preferred), or graduation from a technical academy/school with courses in construction technology, building department law, plans and specifications, construction auditing, administration, labor studies, or related areas, and/or three years of experience as an auditor, researcher, building inspector, labor compliance officer, construction manager, Investigator; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess a valid California State driver's license or have the ability to obtain prior to employment.

Selection Process: Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of education and work experience. Only the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in oral interviews. Candidates may be asked to respond to supplemental questions in writing prior to interview. Additional references will be requested of finalists.

Candidates must submit a résumé and cover letter, to:

Northern California Electrical Construction Industry - LMCT
Attn: Andre Gardner, Executive Director
7488 Shoreline Drive, Ste. A-2
Stockton, CA 95219, (209) 475-0163, FAX, (209) 475-4565.
Or by Email: Agardner@nceci.info

Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on February 3, 2023. If you need special accommodation in the application or examination process, please contact the NCECI at (209) 475-0163.

NOTICES: The Northern California Electrical Construction Industry is an Equal Opportunity Employer and assures equal employment regardless of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, age, marital status, or presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability. Verification of identity and United States work authorization must be completed before employment commences as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

AT THE TIME OF AN INTERVIEW, all applicants may be required to submit a copy of their driving record.

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