The Mechanical Systems Manager reports to the Assistant Director of Operations and Maintenance and supervises a team of highly skilled trades personnel dedicated to maintaining the mechanical and plumbing systems serving Portland State University’s approximately 5 million square feet of classrooms, laboratories, offices, auditoriums, gymnasiums, health clinics, rest rooms, private rooms in residence halls and apartments. With an annual operating budget of over $1.5 million, this position will provide oversight for budget performance, work plans and performance requirements.
5 years of progressively responsible HVAC/DDC experience with building control systems in performing, modifying, adapting, constructing and designing work of an intricate nature, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
2 years supervisory experience of HVAC staff or related technical trades, including effective leadership of internal work teams and external contractors and consultants.
Demonstrated project management experience with building mechanical and related systems, from inception to completion, including coordinating multiple projects.
Knowledge in all applicable code requirements and follow those and standard operating procedures and protocols.
Knowledge and skills in operation of UPS, Emergency Power Generation equipment and supporting fire and life safety systems.
Familiarity with contemporary Building Automation Systems. The University utilizes primarily Siemens’ Building Automation Software and some Johnson Controls.
Proficient computer skills including a working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office and email.
Ability to maintain an occasional schedule that includes planned and unplanned working hours in addition to a regular daytime shift.
Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
Bachelor’s degree preferred, in mechanical or engineering, business administration, public administration, or a related field.
Experience managing, writing and amending, PPCL programs within Siemens Apogee and Info Center.
APPACEFP or EFP
Internal Number: 28842
About Portland State University
Located in Portland, Oregon, one of the nation's most livable cities, the University's innovative approach to education combines academic rigor in the classroom with field-based experiences through internships and classroom projects with community partners. The University's 49-acre downtown campus exhibits Portland State's commitment to sustainability with green buildings, while many of the 124 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees incorporate sustainability into the curriculum. PSU's motto, "Let Knowledge Serve the City," inspires the teaching and research of an accomplished faculty whose work and students span the globe. PSU seeks talented individuals who understand our values and strategic goals and enjoy sharing ideas and collaborating in an environment of mutual respect to achieve those values and goals. We are committed to leading through engagement and seek individuals who support this strategy. Engagement describes Portland State's collaborative approach to the exchange of knowledge and resources with local, regional, national, and global partners for mutual benefit of students, faculty, and the community. As a component of the Diversity Action Plan and the President's... Strategic Mission of achieving global excellence, Portland State University strives to become an institution that is recognized nationally and internationally for the accomplishments of its faculty, the reputation of its programs, and the preparation of it students as world citizens. For more information visit http://www.pdx.edu/about-portland-state