The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Building Superintendent. The incumbent will have the following responsibilities:
Building Maintenance and Operations: Responsible for the operation, maintenance, and cleanliness of all assigned buildings. Ensure buildings are in efficient and operable manner, including all electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and HVAC systems. Experience in Logical Automation is preferred. Maintain all buildings security systems and devices. Identify problems and provide solutions for all issues regarding the operation and maintenance of assigned buildings. Walk buildings on a daily basis to check for completion of work requests and general maintenance. Monitors the execution, progress and completion of maintenance and project requests. Proactively identify and address potential issues and work that needs to be completed in all assigned buildings. Communicate issues to the Director of Maintenance and Operations as well as the Housekeeping Coordinator, as needed, to coordinate the completions of work. Ensure all buildings within assigned areas are equipped with necessary supplies, tools and equipment for housing/maintenance needs. Submit requests for new supplies, equipment, and tools to Director of Maintenance and Operations. Coordinate, schedule, and communicate utility shutdowns to all appropriate offices. Supervise and monitor work of outside contractors within assigned buildings. Communicate external contractor work schedule with Director of Maintenance and Operations and Housekeeping Coordinator, as needed, to coordinate labor needs and work assignments in buildings.
Project Coordination and Management: Estimate costs associated with specific projects, and make cost projections to the Director of Maintenance and Operations. Identify projects that need to be completed within assigned area and submit project list to Director of Maintenance and Operations. After receiving approval, coordinate projects and construction within assigned areas to completion. Must ensure communication of building needs/changes in work assignments with the Director of Maintenance and Operations and Housekeeping Coordinator.
Other duties as assigned, including completion of special projects and being part of an on-call rotation.
Hiring Range: $26,988.00 - $43,212.00
Education Required: Baccalaureate
Overall Related Experience Level Required: 3-5 years experience
Additional Education And/or Experience Essential To the Position: Bachelor's Degree or completion of comparable specialty program and years of experience in lieu of degree. Experience with building maintenance and management as well as emergency response is preferred. Incumbent must demonstrate prior experience with successful project management. Incumbent must be able to multi-task and work independently in a fast-paced environment.
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