Advertised Summary Job Description: As a CUMC management team member, incumbent is responsible for management and execution of all mechanical staff activities related to the overall processes/procedures associated with the operations of the Engineering Department within a multi-building, non-profit institution including but not limited to: oversight, training, support and leadership for skilled trades support staff, computerized work order, key control and energy management systems, routine, preventive and unscheduled/emergency maintenance, management/execution of Safety and Fire Safety.
The Building Manager will be responsible for the training and supervision of the maintenance, engineering staff; will have an integral role in the emergency response team and fire safety.
The successful candidate must be familiar with all building systems including vertical transportation, environments, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, DDC controls, BMS, fire and life safety as well as internal emergency power systems that support administrative, lab and classroom spaces.
Directs a union work force in the day-to-day maintenance, repairs and preventive maintenance operations for mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems Along with managing the day staff, the incumbent will be responsible for assigning and following up on the evening shift work and staff as well as the scheduling and assigning of the refrigeration engineer team. Candidate will be specifically responsible for field supervision and training the work force as well as providing supervision for outside services or maintenance contracts as assigned.
Candidate must have working knowledge of repairs and preventive maintenance on pumps, conveying systems, piping, heat exchangers, power transmissions, and other mechanical equipment. Repairs and preventive maintenance to be performed in conformance with established standards. Assist in formulating preventive maintenance standards, work procedures while performing those duties and provide work order feedback on discrepancies noted in service delivery.
In addition, candidate must also hold Refrigeration License and a valid F-59 Certificate of Fitness as a Fire Safety/EAP Director. In this role, he/she is required to act as a liaison to the NYC Fire Department during building emergencies. Candidate will work closing with the Director of Fire Safety and Compliance to assist in any Code related items
Responsibilities are detailed below under Essential Functions.
The position is considered "essential personnel" and is required to provide administrative, management, individual support and various other duties, as required, during and outside normal working hours including institution closures and duties associated with emergencies, and scheduled and unscheduled events.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree, or equivalent in education and experience, and four years of related experience in facilities management and fire safety.
Candidate must have a strong working knowledge of building systems. Candidate must have Refrigeration and Fire Safety Director License for the building being managed.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Demonstrated abilities and knowledge regarding a high level of independence and collaboration in the performance of responsibilities and strong analytical and reasoning skills are required, also, the abilities required to effectively work in a fast paced, multi-building, service oriented environment and establish/maintain relationships with diverse constituencies within an academic community are critical.
Strong communications and inter-personal skills; demonstrate basic writing and computer skills.
Must have above average understanding and skills related to PC-based hardware and software related to facilities management is essential - Microsoft Office, work order, energy management software, etc.
Candidate must have a working knowledge of construction, architectural and engineering plans and specifications and building, fire, safety and environmental codes.
Preferred Qualifications: Recent experience in an educational, health care, or similar institution preferred.
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Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
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