This critical position reports to Operations Manager/Chief Engineer with dotted line reporting to Assistant Director of Operations. They work as part of a team with the Chief Engineer, Property Manager and Property Administrator to ensure a high standard of building maintenance and operation of all building systems, (such as HVAC, MEP, and life safety systems), for a portfolio of commercial and or office buildings.
Ensures the properties are maintained to the high standards established by HRE, for all physical aspects of buildings, systems, and grounds to include picking up trash.
Monitors buildings to ensure that all systems are maintained in good working order: mechanical systems and equipment, heating, plumbing, electrical, fire protection, fixtures, carpentry, doors, locks and windows. Must have a strong ability to identify, diagnose, and resolve MEP related issues.
Responsible for the completion and imputing of all assigned work requests, maintenance projects, and various assigned tasks.
Participates in performing building inspections with a focus on related building issues and ensure preventative maintenance measures are being implemented. Coordinates inspections to ensure compliance with codes, environmental requirements, and safety regulations.
Oversees the completion of repairs to systems and equipment including, but not limited to: mechanical, electrical, heating, plumbing, carpentry components and appliances by coordination and managing the work of outside contractors or internal University resources. This includes ensuring that contractual requirements are being met.
This position is classified as
High School diploma or equivalent, with a technical certification or minimum 3+ years relevant work experience in facilities required.
Must have demonstrated experience in building operations, construction, maintenance, or facilities management. Broad knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, electrical and carpentry systems required. Experience managing vendor/contract relationships preferred. A high degree of professionalism and the ability to work independently as well as effectively with others is required in this position. Must be detail oriented and have a good safety record, and the ability to take and follow direction intelligently. Must be able to handle multiple tasks and prioritize one's own work. An ongoing willingness to acquire new skills and utilize technology to streamline processes and problem solve is essential. Strong references relating to good interpersonal and problem-solving skills will also be required. Must be available to accept over-time for snow removal, maintenance emergencies, special projects, and peak season demands. Must be physically fit, professionally groomed, and alert at all times.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 53282BR
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