Provide technical supervision of daily operations and maintenance of Universities at Shady Grove for Building’s 1,2,3,4, (approx 540,000 Sq Ft) and (1) 5 story 700 car parking spaces, (1) 6 story 600 car parking spaces garages on Gudelsky Dr. Supervise tasks, Facilities personnel, and contractors for the purposes of maintaining and operating safe and productive work, laboratory and classroom environments. Supports the overall goals and objectives of the facilities department. Keeps the Facilities Manager informed of all current building operational status and scheduling of maintenance and /or outages.
Education: High School Diploma or GED
Experience: Ten years progressively responsible experience in any combination of air conditioning, refrigeration, temperature control, steamfitting, stationary engineering, plumbing or heating trades. Two years of this experience must have included the supervision of journey level mechanics in these trades. (2) Non-supervisory option: Supervisory experience not required.
ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Currently, hold an MD HVAC journeyman or higher level license.
CFC (Universal) Certification.
Must possess and maintain a valid Maryland Class C Driver’s license or equivalent with fewer than 6 points.
Five (5) years of experience in a lead or supervisory capacity
Experience in a Facilities maintenance, multi-facility environment desired
Advanced operating experience with the Siemens Apogee Building Automation System / Advantage Navigator / Desigo Lab Controls
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Comprehensive knowledge of the principles of air conditioning and refrigeration; of the practices and techniques used in the installation, repair, and maintenance of HVAC equipments and systems; of refrigerant types, environmental impact, and gas reclamation procedures and equipment
Expert knowledge of building mechanical systems (design, operations and repairs) required. Broad knowledge of building construction and trades including but not limited to, HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Emergency Generators, elevators, life safety
( A PLUS) Experience in laboratory environments involving maintaining and repairing mechanical, laboratory gas and water filtration, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems associated with autoclaves, glass washers, environmental chambers, ultracold freezers, bio-safety cabinets, fume hoods and other equipment used for the purposes of maintaining laboratory services.
Ability to interpret and evaluate blueprints, diagrams, schematics and engineering specifications. Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, email, internal work management system) and strong oral and written communication skills required.
Strong Leadership and supervisory skills required. Superior problem solving and customer service skills required. Position requires extensive interaction with faculty and technical staff, regulatory and inspection personnel, contractors, consultants and other University personnel.
Work is performed in both an office environment and in the field. The incumbent will be required to perform hands-on tasks as well as to inspect the work of others, which will require the ability to work in hazardous or irritating environments, including confined spaces, lifting, bending, stooping, working at heights, and in adverse conditions. Incumbent must be able to wear and work in personal protective equipment, including safety footwear that is provided by the University. This position is considered “Essential Personnel" subject to 24-hour 7 days/week span of operations. Work is generally performed during normal working hours however it is expected that those in this position work whenever necessary to ensure the facility is running safely and efficiently at all times. After hours emergency calls are expected Evening shift. Flexible work.
Internal Number: 124909
About The Universities at Shady Grove
Established in 2000, The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) is a unique partnership of nine University System of Maryland universities on one convenient campus in Montgomery County. Each university provides its most in-demand academic programs and awards its own degrees. USG, in turn, provides centralized on-site student, academic and administrative services, in the areas of admissions, financial aid, technology, student support and campus life. USG’s innovative and pioneering partnership approach to higher education is designed to connect college students to outstanding career opportunities, while providing regional employers with a highly educated, skilled workforce.