Assistant Director of Maintenance Operations | Duquesne University
This is highly responsible professional and administrative work, responsible for the maintenance of campus facilities. This position supervises maintenance for all living learning centers, student life buildings, academic buildings and all auxiliary University buildings.
Work involves the planning, overseeing and coordinating the work of maintenance supervisors, outside contractors, sub-contractors and University personnel engaged in building repairs, renovation projects with a specific focus on preventive maintenance activities. This position reports to the Senior Director, Facility Services and Operations, and works with considerable latitude and independent judgment on maintenance planning and control. Work is reviewed for program effectiveness and overall results through conferences and reports.
ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:
- Assistant Director of Maintenance Operations | Duquesne University
- Works with architects, engineers and University personnel to develop project plans and specifications for construction and renovation projects and maintenance work.
- Solicits bids for construction and renovation projects and identifies responsible bidders for such work in line with project authorization from the Vice President for Management and Business or the Assistant Vice President and Chief Facilities Officer of Facilities Management.
- Coordinates construction and renovation projects to insure a minimum disruption of academic or related operations.
- Inspects construction and renovation work to insure compliance with approved specifications and building codes; and conformance with completion schedules and project expense budgets.
- Creates and manages budgets related to maintenance projects.
- Prepares and manages budgets related to the maintenance and repair of University facilities.
- Manages the Key Control database system which inventories the issuance of all University keys.
- Supervises the work of engineers, project and construction managers.
- Supervises the work of managers in various trades to insure all University assets are maintained and repaired.
- Develops plans for allocating resources to address deferred maintenance of University properties.
- Manages the Computerized Maintenance Management System.
- Makes recommendations for facility improvements.
- Assures a safe environment for students, faculty, and staff by inspecting and working with safety committee.
- Provides oversight on the University's Planned Maintenance program.