Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Facilities Manager for University Facilities and Capital Planning. Under the direction of the Campus Manager, the Facilities Manager ensures the safe, efficient and effective operation and maintenance of all physical systems and real property at the International Center for Public Health (ICPH)/Regional Biocontainment Laboratory (RBL) and/or other New Jersey Medical Science (NJMS) laboratory facilities.
Assists the Campus Manager in the development and implementation of department goals, operation objectives and protocols, and adds value to all Institutional Planning and Operations (IPO) provided services.
Interacts with the NJMS Director of Facilities for coordination of user needs in the laboratory facilities.
Develops test protocols, monitors required periodic inspections and required reports, and provides oversight of staff engineers.
Develops and manages the overall maintenance of the HVAC/Mechanical and Electrical Systems, as well as all other facility related systems.
Establishes and oversees the maintenance and management of the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS), inclusive of demand work orders and preventative maintenance work; ensures accurate entry of all applicable equipment.
Oversees and schedules all outside vendors/contractors who enter to perform maintenance and repair of building systems equipment and tracks all pertinent information for entry into CMMS.
Develops and executes Semi-Annual/ Annual Emergency Tests to ensure facilities are ready to perform according to National Institutes of Health (NIH) requirements.
Prepares budgets for the maintenance, construction, environmental services, and other delivered services.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in an engineering discipline, plus five (5) years of progressively more responsible experience in plant operations, maintenance and/or construction with particular experience in a bio-containment or pharmaceutical laboratory, or similar environment.
At least five (5) years in a managerial capacity within a Healthcare, Research and/or Higher Education Facility.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must be able to perform hands on tasks.
Troubleshooting skills related to BSL3/ABSL3 laboratory equipment and other facilities related equipment.
Professional Engineering Degree.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Must be able to pass the testing requirements to wear the applicable BSL3/ABSL3 personal protective equipment, including respiratory protection.
Valid Driver's License.
Posting Number: 19ST2779
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 93093
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.