Associate's degree in construction technology, building science or related field and six years of related experience as manager for building renovation or alteration project, or Bachelor's and four years of experience, or combination of education and experience equal to eight years.
Knowledge of construction materials, means and methods.
Familiarity with building and life safety codes.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to wear/use personal protective equipment as needed on construction site.
Post High School Training (1st or 2nd class station engineering studies).
Seven years’ experience related to plant operation.
Minimum of three years of supervisory responsibility.
Peterson School of Steam or equivalent.
Working knowledge of operation of boilers (700HP), boiler codes and safety procedures, high pressure steam systems, plumbing, electrical, pipefitting and machine work.
Some knowledge of chemistry as applied to boiler room operations.
Knowledge of generators (1.3 MW) and all phase of electrical distributions.
Fuel and Electricity procurement experience.
Experience in a college/university setting.
Experience training employees.
Experience with budget development and tracking.
Ability to read and interpret diagrams, blueprints and equipment manuals.
Ability to enter confined areas for inspections.
Ability to wear/use personal protective equipment as needed in utility plants, distribution system tunnels, manholes and other confined spaces.
Ability to work independently and prioritize multiple assignments.
Ability to think critically and creatively in emergent and emergency situations.
Demonstrated capacity to work with a wide range of groups or individuals.
Excellent written, verbal, and communication skills.
About the Opportunity:
The Physical Plant department is responsible for the operations and maintenance, renovations and construction of all buildings, grounds and utilities of Plymouth State University. These services are provided to develop and maintain a functional, attractive and safe environment conducive to learning and to support the University's tradition of excellence. The Physical Plant department has dedicated, professional staff trained in every principle trade required to provide these services and/or to oversee contracted services that the department does not directly provide.
The Manager of Mechanical & Electrical Operations reports to the Director of Physical Plant and is responsible for the overall leadership, direction and coordination of approximately 16 professional staff members of varying trades. This position is responsible for the on-going management and operation of campus systems and critical infrastructure such as the Energy Management System, Life Safety Systems, Campus security/card access system, high voltage electrical distribution, Co-Generation Facility and campus-wide steam distribution system, campus management of water and sewer mains, and all equipment associated with listed utilities. They will develop and recommend preventative maintenance programs for facility mechanical equipment, implement energy saving projects for savings and operational improvements within campus facilities, as well as manage and coordinate work order schedules and production through the computerized facilities management system utilizing reporting systems to improve customer service.
The Manager of Mechanical & Electrical Operations will proved support to the Director of Physical Plant by coordinating projects, as well as outside contractors with all Managers within Physical Plant. This position works with local town officials regarding any utility and infrastructure issues within the towns of Plymouth and Holderness that effect, or could effect, the campus. The successful candidate will have extensive project management experience with complex facilities. They will also be capable of operating in a high-paced environment with focus on delivering customized solutions on compressed schedules and tight budgets.
Internal Number: 37120
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