Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati puts education into action, ranking among the nation's best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls "the most ambitious campus design program in the country."
With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.
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Responsible for all programs of HVAC and general maintenance and repair of buildings, equipment and grounds of a designated area.
Inspect facilities and determine method of repair and maintenance. Determine priorities for repair and maintenance. Supervise and coordinate all HVAC and general maintenance, remodeling and preventive maintenance repair projects.
Establish maintenance, repair and replacement policies. Formulate department maintenance procedures.
Inspect buildings, premises/grounds and equipment for code compliance and provide technical training to staff.
Address subordinates' grievances; adjust or effectively recommend such action.
Approve purchase of equipment and supplies, develop cost estimates, and develop long range plans for designated shop. Prepare and review specification requirements for materials to be bid. Negotiate, approve and monitor contracts and agreements, prepare progress report of maintenance projects and resolve problems.
Examine, prepare and maintain various work-related documentation to reflect department activity. Assist building maintenance superintendents in scheduling of staff and processing of work orders. Evaluate workflow records and correct deficiencies. Monitor and complete work orders. Monitor and approve timecards.
May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
High School Diploma/GED.
Approved certificate from an accredited apprenticeship program.
Valid driver's license with acceptable driving record.
Six (6) years related work experience following the apprenticeship program, including four (4) years of supervisory experience.
Additional Qualifications Considered
High School Diploma or GED and ten (10) years of related experience, including four (4) years supervisory experience.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Hearing, listening - Continuously
Sitting - Often
Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Often
Standing - Often
Talking - Often
Walking - Often
Climbing stairs/ladders - Often
Bending - Seldom
Crawling - Seldom
Crouching - Seldom
Kneeling, squatting - Seldom
Lifting - over 50 pounds - Seldom
Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Seldom
Lifting - up to 50 pounds - Seldom
Pulling, pushing - Seldom
Reaching overhead - Seldom
Shoveling - Seldom
Stooping - Seldom
Noise: There is sufficient noise to cause you to shout in order to be heard above the noise level.
Hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts of machinery or tools used to perform work, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals.
Atmospheric Conditions: Conditions that affect the respiratory system, such as fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.
Close Quarters: Employees are frequently required to work in crawl spaces, shafts, manholes, sewage and water line pipes, and other areas that could cause claustrophobia.
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.