Director of Maintenance & Alterations University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: 35899 Salary: Salary commensurate with skills, knowledge, and experience.
Position Description: Director is responsible for developing, planning, implementing, organizing, and executing a campus-wide strategy focused on the maintenance of campus infrastructure to maximize building and public space efficiencies. This includes service to Ronald Reagan University Medical Center (RRUMC) through a dedicated hospital team, including repairs and alterations to building systems and renovating patient and various medical facilities to accommodate new equipment and effective usage of space. Maintenance and Alterations (M&A) manages all campus-wide roadways, walkways, high voltage electrical distribution systems, fire alarms, sewage, water and storm drain systems within and surrounding campus by maintaining or repairing areas/space through deferred maintenance (DM), classroom refurbishment, preventive maintenance (PM) programs. Incumbent works closely with Campus leadership in consulting, assessing, planning and resolving their Facilities priorities in projects that may range up to $100K, with accumulated cost of approximately $2M. Estimated reoccurring project responsibility is $8M - $12M from various funding sources. Scopes of projects include remodeling of laboratory, office, and public spaces to enhance their usage and maximize the life of the diverse spaces for the array of stakeholders. Conducts strategic planning to determine service needs and develops implementation plans to ensure the most cost effective and efficient delivery of service to the clients. Manages the maintenance of building systems, including mechanical, electrical and plumbing aspects by providing scheduled maintenance and repairs.
Provides leadership and management to a group of approximately 420 unionized and non-unionized employees including staffing, directing, and developing departmental protocols and operational procedures. Establishes control systems to maximize productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness of physical and human assets. Determines appropriate staffing levels and contracted services to meet immediate objectives in a cost effective manner while ensuring long-range goals are attained. Director has yearly financial responsibility of approximately $26M departmental operational budget- Operations and Maintenance of Plant (OMP) and DM. Financial management responsibilities include budget setting for departmental cost/revenue centers, anticipating financial trends and initiating proactive responses, and negotiating with providers, OP, and clients. Develops recruitment strategies, job training, evaluation, career development and employee incentive programs that ensure a highly professional, qualified and motivated workforce. Provides direct supervision, oversight, guidance, and management to a wide-range of employees regarding project management services and procedures, maintenance and service request for repairs and/or alterations, the state mandated Joint Commission Accreditation Review, vehicle utilization and production control. Participates on a variety of joint labor-management committees as well as full contract negotiations. University representative for PERB Arbitration hearings, lawsuits, depositions, and subject matter expert on Facilities-related issues on behalf of University.
Serves as the Incident Commander for the Facilities Management Command Center directing the Disaster Initial Response Team (DIRT). Participate as a departmental representative on various campus committees as requested.
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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
Copyright 2022 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved.
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.