Salary offer commensurate with related work experience.
Internal Number: 2022-129
The Physical Plant Assistant Director will serve as the primary backup for the Physical Plant Director, assuming responsibility for heating, air conditioning, building and grounds maintenance work, central HVAC/chilled water systems, transportation and custodial departments when necessary.
This is a security sensitive position, and is considered "key emergency management personnel”.
Supervise all environmental systems personnel and oversee start-up, operation and maintenance on the following systems: interior and exterior mechanical, electrical and fire systems, generators, HVAC controls, control air compressor, hot water boilers, water chillers, pumps, motors, air handlers, ventilation equipment, cooling towers, chemical treatment equipment, water coolers, heaters and domestic water heaters.
The Assistant Director is required to oversee and work alongside the physical plant personnel as a working manager to assist all physical plant departments.
Oversee the operation and maintenance of water systems, electrical systems, lighting systems, HVAC systems, pneumatic systems, monitoring/control systems, fire systems and emergency generator power systems.
Manage and conduct major preventive and emergency maintenance repairs on chillers, boilers, air handlers, air compressors, pumps, motors, and auxiliary control mechanisms.
Install and maintain condensers, relays, controllers, transducers and related electrical components both of primary and secondary voltages.
Assists and/or supervises technician(s) in performing major repairs in kitchen equipment as needed.
Plan and perform maintenance and minor repairs on kitchen equipment.
Conduct preliminary energy audits by gathering consumption data; develops tentative conclusions by comparing consumption data with meteorological tables showing the number of heating degree days and cooling degree days in the periods under study.
Coordinate and perform routine maintenance on all fire and smoke detection systems, both analog and digital.
Adjust and repair chemical treatment equipment.
Execute routine maintenance on all high voltage transformers.
Properly check the operation of environmental systems equipment and machines.
Check the operation and calibrate, repair or replace thermostats.
Perform minor repairs on environmental systems equipment.
Assist and supervise technician(s) in the installation and maintenance of electrical, electronic, pneumatic, and electro-mechanical controls throughout the physical plant.
Change light tubes, ballasts, switches, plugs and associated wiring, as needed.
Service air handler units including the cleaning of coils, the removing and installing of filter system media, V-belt and pulley servicing, and greasing.
Maintain air conditioning and heating pumps, seals, and shafts.
Evaluate lays out and supervise construction as requested.
Perform and coordinate interior and exterior mechanical/electrical environmental systems, duties include in new construction and remodeling.
Develop and implement an ongoing preventive maintenance program for the interior and exterior mechanical/electrical environmental systems.
Maintain an inventory on all interior and exterior mechanical/electrical environmental systems equipment, assets and supplies.
Make certain all mechanical and other working areas are kept in a neat and orderly manner.
Must be able to read blueprints and provide material estimates.
Must be knowledgeable of various HVAC, mechanical and electrical environmental systems.
Assist the Director in working with each department supervisor or lead in preparing a budget for their respective department.
Manage all expenses as not to exceed the allocated budget and work with and train the respective supervisor or lead of each department to manage their respective departmental expenses in the Self-Service Budget System.
Keep apprised of all material safety data sheets (MSDS) on all products used within the division and conveys this information to each employee under his/her supervision.
Must be familiar with hazardous material management, including purchasing, use, and disposal of same.
Assist the Director in establishing emergency procedures and emergency preparedness.
Assist the Director in compiling records as to the use and disposal of all hazardous waste materials.
Conduct safety training sessions for Environmental Systems Technicians as required and ensure that departments take appropriate safety and other applicable training that pertains to their respective department.
Other duties as assigned.
Associate’s degree or any equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience; experience, training, and certifications may be substituted for education.
Minimum of five (5) years of maintenance, water, fire, electrical, HVAC system field experience.
At least three (3) years of supervising technicians.
Must have a valid Driver's License and current automobile insurance.
Ability to read blueprints, circuitry diagrams, and construction drawings.
Must pass a complete physical examination.
Work experience interacting with all employee levels and contractors.
Work experience involving environmental system upgrades, renovation and new construction.
Will be required to be on call on weekends and holidays.
May work in inclement weather and other unpleasant conditions; i.e., rain, mud, and cold.
May work some irregular hours to handle unforeseen situations and to support weekend or evening college activities.
College coursework in maintenance, facilities, construction, electrical, air conditioning, and refrigeration preferred.
North American Technician Excellence and/or HVAC Excellence Certification preferred.
Licensed electrician preferred.
Certified Plant Supervisor (CPS) preferred.
Building Systems Maintenance Certificate (SMC) preferred.
Alvin Community College offers a wide variety of career programs and majors that lead directly to the job market. ACC offers degrees in Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Associate of Arts (AA) and Associate of Science (AS), as well as many certificate programs that allow students to further or begin new careers in a number of fields including health care, professional services, industrial arts and more.