Manage and coordinate university preventative, building maintenance, and repairs for all facilities equipment and systems on the campus. Uses preventative maintenance computerized software to track the status of various programs. Supervise the unionized labor force. Provide emergency response coordination for facilities on a regular and on call basis.
Department: Facilities Maintenance (Union)
Position Category: Full Time
Education & Experience:
Stationary Engineer Certificate or Associates Degree in HVAC preferred. Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Technology & Management or related field, is a plus, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 5 years of experience in infrastructure maintenance with at least three years as a leader in developing training programs, writing policies and procedures, managing service agreements, etc. preferred. Supervisory or management experience of union and non-union employees; ability to delegate and foster team development through education, training and mentoring. Experience working in a team environment. Experience in project management in a project supervisory role. Demonstrated education and experience in working with specialized, complex equipment and building systems. Prior experience working in housing, laboratory, or hospital environments is preferred.
Knowledge & Skills:
Graphic skills, ability to read and interpret building and infrastructure design plans, good computer literacy with the ability to learn new software including drawing, data base, and work processing programs. Requires advanced technical knowledge of HVAC, controls, plumbing, electrical and general building equipment and systems. Strong orientation toward Customer Service, communication, quality, cycle time and metrics. Knowledge of hospital, research or government settings with stringent technical environmental control requirements. Knowledge and skills in the development of rigorous, specific and detailed documentation of equipment maintenance schedules. Knowledge and skills in the development of a comprehensive preventative maintenance program. Demonstrated understanding and proficiency in problem solving and development of solutions in a complex work environment. Understanding of the importance of documentation and the accuracy required for a positive impact on financial and research outcomes.
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