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INITIAL REVIEW DATE (IRD) UC Santa Cruz staff jobs are posted until filled. Application materials submitted by 11:59 pm on the IRD will be routed to the hiring unit for consideration. NOTE: Materials submitted after the IRD will be forwarded only at the request of the hiring unit. Submit your materials before the IRD to ensure consideration by the hiring unit.
Initial Review Date (IRD): 06-29-2021
Dept Marketing Statement Manages the operation, maintenance alteration and repair of the campus water distribution systems, natural gas distribution system, sewer systems, regulation and metering systems and cathodic protection systems. Responsible for the operation, maintenance, alteration and repair, of the campus buildings plumbing systems, heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration, (HVAC&R), systems, and other mechanical equipment, in addition to the campus building management systems; including programmable logic controllers and similar network and independent computer controlled systems. Receives assignments in the form of objectives and determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals. Reviews and approves recommendations for functional programs. Provides guidance to subordinates to achieve goals in accordance with established policies. Responsible for shop budgets, all aspects of staffing from recruitments, performance management, employee development and dismissals. Conducts analysis of processes and implements changes to achieve overall improvements in efficiency. Performs facility and equipment condition assessments for deferred maintenance and renewal.
Physical Planning, Development & Operations (PPDO) manages and oversees all University activities and services related to physical and environmental planning, design and construction, engineering, physical plant maintenance and operations, capital planning and space management, and the associated business services necessary to support these functions. The University's main campus is spread across more than 2,000 acres and includes over 500 buildings comprising more than 8 million square feet. The department includes operating budgets of over $48 million, manages a capital project portfolio of approximately $500 million, and employs nearly 300 full time staff to carry forth the duties necessary for the campus' development and operation.
APPOINTMENT INFORMATION Salary Range Information: $120,000 - $135,000/Annually. Salary commensurate with skills and experience. No. of Positions: 1 Benefits Level Eligibility: This position is eligible for Full benefits. Schedule Information: Full-time, Fixed Percentage of Time: 100% Average Hours Per Week: 40 Days of the Week: Mon-Fri Shift Includes: Days Employee Classification: This is a Career Appointment Job End Date: None Job Code Classification:  SKLD CRAFTS TRADES MGR 1 Location: UC Santa Cruz Main Campus, Barn G Union Representation: Non-Represented
JOB DUTIES 20%: Develops, implements and monitors the performance of all major building systems and utility systems preventive maintenance programs and emergency repair projects as they relate to HVAC, Plumbing and Building Management Systems and associated utilities (Gas, Water, Sewer, Seawater) Ensure the necessary inspections, tests, and analysis are performed to determine if the systems are functioning properly to existing design specifications. Prepare maintenance reports for the City of Santa Cruz. In accordance with California state law, maintains monthly maintenance reports on back flow devices.
15%: Develops and monitors operational and budget processes, staff FTE, finance, human resources and space planning. Run budget reports, analyze, review trends and make adjustements to operations as needed to ensure efficiency and cost effectiveness.
10%: Establishes, implements and monitors operational procedures and work quality and productivity standards. Establish and maintain procedures to ensure HV AC, plumbing, mechanical equipment, and utility systems are in compliance with ASME (state) codes and laws. Ensure that crews are safety trained and capable of using the necessary safety equipment to complete their work. Verify that the department meets State Law and Environmental Health and Safety requirements.
10%: Manages, through subordinate supervisors, the coordination of activities of a department with responsibility for results in terms of costs, methods, and employees. Ensure that the work is scheduled on a daily and weekly basis. Evaluate workload, determine job priorities, skill and manpower requirements, and assign work. Coordinate work with other shops within Physical Plant. Supervise the hiring, performance management, training and employee development, and merit recommendations.
10%: Coordinates aspects of facilities construction projects as related to the work unit. Interact with Design and Construction project managers, engineers, and architects, in the acceptance phase of new construction, Develop commissioning check sheets for field devices as well as BMS system head-end, in building data systems, and other systems or utilities. Review appropriate architect, engineering designs, and equipment submittals recommend changes as needed. Verify punch list development and review corrections made by contractors. Review engineering plans and make recommendations for maintenance and alterations.
5%: Performs or ensures the performance of facility assessments to determine system and major equipment conditions, and to plan for minor capital improvements. Establish deferred maintenance priorities.
5%: Represents the campus to internal committees and departments / schools, and outside agencies in regards to facilities and building system standards. Ensure customer satisfaction.
5%: Provides oversight for planning, maintenance and upgrades of trades maintenance shops and vehicles to ensure staff have appropriate resources.
5%: Ensures operations meet internal and external regulatory requirements, including safety, on a continual basis. Establish and implement departmental guidelines for safety, and ensure maintenance of a safe working environment. Provide appropriate specialized or technical training for staff.
5%: Assists with development of scope, timeline and budgets of all operations and maintenance activities related to assigned shops.
5%: Contract work for repair or replacement as needed maintain customer liaison to assure satisfactory completion of work.
5%: Ensure that operations and maintenance activities align with Campus and UC System Sustainability goals and plans.
Education: Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Strong knowledge of facilities maintenance, operations and administration.
Strong technical skills in the trades. Specifically HVAC, Plumbing and Building Management Systems including associated utility systems (Water, Sewer and Gas).
Skills to supervise individuals, including assignment and direction of work, delegation of responsibility, recruitment, training, performance management, etc., such as that attained through experience or participation in training programs.
Broad knowledge and understanding of applicable laws, rules, regulations, and internal policies.
Strong management skills to include organization, interpersonal and written and oral communication, short- and long-term planning.
Ability to ensure that quality and customer service standards are communicated, implemented and continually monitored.
Ability to take initiative, organize, and perform work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved.
Ability to ensure that subordinate staff provide quick, accurate and appropriate response to both routine maintenance issues as well as emergency response to more urgent situations.
Ability to promote and maintain a safe working environment through subordinate supervisors / staff.
Ability to motivate and inspire subordinate staff to provide the highest level of service to campus constituents.
Ability to be part of a team and foster teamwork by maintaining a cooperative atmosphere and effective working relationships with a diverse population from various cultural backgrounds.
Knowledge of architectural and engineering designs or practices as they pertain to buildings, structures, equipment, utilities, electronic systems and components of systems.
Knowledge of ASME (state), and local codes, technical and safety training methods.
The abilities to: estimate, plan, prioritize, schedule, and organize projects and work orders; write reports, make recommendations, and analyze technical and budgetary options for those people who administer funding sources or initiate policy.
Knowledge of and ability to use various CMMS software, MS Office and other types of facilities management software.
Ability to operationalize and incorporate the concepts of sustainability into daily work efforts.
Certifications: Certification in a specialty skilled trade required.
SAFETY STATEMENT All UCSC employees must know and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.
EEO/AA The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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