Reporting to and under the general direction of the Chief Maintenance Engineer, the Assistant Chief Maintenance Engineer is responsible for the efficient and safe operation of building mechanical, plumbing and control systems including the accompanying high pressure steam and chilled water distribution network, building maintenance and environment.
Evaluating work load and plans, directing and coordinating maintenance operations of building plumbing, heating, ventilation, AC and ancillary systems and infrastructure equipment;
Organizing daily work schedules and planning longer range projects ;
Ensuring team communications, needed manpower and customer schedules;
Managing and coordinating budgetary issues with the Chief Engineer and assisting in identification and purchase of equipment and supplies;
Communicating and maintaining morale and discipline among work units;
Preparing reports and other documents as needed for the Chief Engineer and upper Operations management;
Participating in and recommending candidate hiring for open positions.
Formally evaluating the work performance annually of subordinates and recommending corrective action, future promotion or training;
Estimating plumbing, HVAC and other mechanical project work insuring scope, plans, materials and workmanship are in compliance with University and other applicable compliance standards and requirements;
Performing related duties as required or assigned.
Two years college level coursework in marine, stationary or mechanical engineering or the equivalent combination of education training and experience from which comparable skills and abilities may be acquired.
As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
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