ECU Facilities Services is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Director for Utilities Services on our Main Campus. The Utilities Services Assistant Director will be responsible for daily operations and maintenance of approximately 4.5 million square feet of buildings and structures to include Academic and Administrative, Residence and Dining Halls, Athletic Facilities, etc. The successful candidate will manage the daily Utilities Services operations through seven direct reports consisting of manager, administrative, purchasing, and supervisors with additional oversite of approximately sixty employees within shops that include electrical, life safety, HVAC, controls, steam, and plumbing. Duties include: Managing the departmental budget, all personnel actions (staffing, evaluations, disciplinary action, etc.); procurement (materials, tools, contracts); providing technical direction to others. In addition, the position will be responsible for the knowledge and understanding of all utility systems including; electrical medium voltage grid including grid shifts and repairs; life safety systems (fire alarm and fire sprinkler) and elevators; mechanical systems for HVAC systems ranging from three (3) multi-chiller central plants to min-split systems including complex computer control operating system for building automation; plumbing system for domestic and well water systems and wastewater (sanitary sewer) systems; steam systems for four (4) boilers capable of producing 270 pounds per hour of steam pressure including underground steam distribution and condensate system. The individual in this role will assess and prioritize deferred maintenance needs for utility systems and also participate in planning, design, and completion of University construction projects, including new buildings and renovations.
Special Instructions To Application:
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Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Bachelor’s degree in the engineering discipline related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience Some positions may require licensure by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 903801
Organizational Unit Overview:
Facilities Services is a unit in Campus Operations Division, which is a part of a broad, diverse division of Administration and Finance that includes all aspects of facilities management at East Carolina University. East Carolina University is the third largest university in the University of North Carolina system with approximately 28,000 FTS and a staff of over 6,000. The university is comprised of more than 7 million square feet of facilities located on approximately 1400 acres with physical assets in excess of $1.5 billion. This includes the Main, Health Sciences, and West Research Campuses, and satellite locations throughout North Carolina associated with university programs. Facilities Services has an annual budget in excess of $30 million and employs approximately 500 FTE. Major functions include facilities maintenance and housekeeping services. Facilities Service's primary purpose is to plan and perform corrective and preventive maintenance functions on all building structures and equipment and utility infrastructure. Corrective maintenance returns equipment to optimal design performance after failure or upon degradation from age, adverse operation conditions, etc. Preventive maintenance minimizes equipment failures and reduces corrective maintenance.
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