The Facilities Management unit of the Division of Facilities and Services at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a Manager. Under the general direction of the Assistant Director of Zone Maintenance, this position supervises personnel and programs designed to control maintenance, repair and alteration of University facilities with regard to Facilities Management Maintenance operations.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Supervise various crafts assigned to specific zones.
Identify, prioritize and manage deferred maintenance items.
Develop and execute an operation budget and m anage annual personnel budget, ensuring overtime budgets are met while supporting after hours events and emergencies.
Maintain highly technical and critical environmental systems that support millions of dollars of University research projects in engineering and animal research facilities.
Act as Facilities Management Maintenance liaison with the WVU community, effectively and accurately communicating with staff, customers and administration on all issues, concerns and resolutions.
Ensure building systems are functioning 24-hours a day to ensure student and employee comfort.
Set vision and departmental goals/objectives to deliver highly technical maintenance skills and timely services to exceed customer satisfaction.
Develop, implement, train and measure staff performance, providing continuous feedback based on department objectives and metrics.
Manage the apprentice program for employees enrolled in this area.
Utilize computerized maintenance software to evaluate department efficiency, identify call back issues, repetitive problems, etc., and evaluate metrics. Apply these metrics to preventive maintenance, cost tracking, labor, materials, and compliance to priority codes and objectives.
Develop, initiate and document operating procedures for areas and processes supervised.
Assist in the administration of the payroll system by keeping all data in MyTime accurate and by approving leave and time cards.
Provide work assignments for various employees and supervise work methods and assignments.
Ensure Employees are following WVU policies and procedures and may take disciplinary actions when necessary.
Travel to work sites across campus.
The Division of Facilities and Services encompasses two units that are integral to the University's success. Our units employ talented and skilled workers whose jobs range from maintaining, protecting and improving the University's buildings and grounds. Facilities and Services takes care of every aspect of WVU so that its employees, students and guests are safe and satisfied on campus.
WVU provides competitive wages for its employees, and takes experience and related education into consideration when determining appropriate salary.
Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Completed course work directly related to mechanical, electrical or systems engineering and experience in facilities management, HVAC or mechanical maintenance
At least four (4) years of experience in facilities management with a focus on supervision of general facilities repair, mechanical maintenance, commercial HVAC, plumbing, electrical and preventive maintenance
Valid driver's license
At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at http://hr.wvu.edu/ .
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer, and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.
Job Posting: Aug 13, 2020
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 208705
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.