Land, Buildings & Real Estate (LBRE) is the operational core of Stanford University's physical campus. LBRE constructs and maintains the Stanford campus, where advancements across the academic spectrum are made possible. Our work is founded upon the collective value of dedication, innovation, expertise, teamwork, and continuous improvement. We are committed to serving the university's academic mission, as well as preserving and enhancing Stanford's 8,180 acres, and pride ourselves on supporting the teaching and research of the university as "Caretakers of a Legacy."
The Building Engineering Trades are an integral part of maintaining and improving the core systems of the architectural structures on campus. As part of the Buildings and Ground Maintenance (BGM), the Electric, HVAC and Plumbing shops provide a range of services to academic, research, library and special University facilities which include the following:
24 Hour Emergency Response
New System Design & Installation
Repairs & Alterations to Existing Systems
New installations: Electrified door hardware, lighting control systems, new electrical services (120, 208 & 480v systems), panel load readings, Cubicle/office installations and relocations: Power poles for cubicles, motion detectors/occupancy sensors, receptacle/light switching, support EMCS with TSO installation, Equipment/service disconnect, Maintenance and repair to all campus low voltage electrical systems: Exit/egress lights, battery banks, fire/smoke dampers Light fixtures: Installation, ballast and bulb repair/replace, special case relamping, Installation and repair of exit lights, installation and repair of blue towers, maintenance and repair of all emergency generators: Monthly/annual compliance tests, quarterly load bank testing Temporary power for special events or internal needs: Provide Stanford owned generator or coordinate rented unit, Infrared program: Scanning electrical panels for "hot spots"
Relamp Work: Flickering lights, Burning odor, Primary light source outage and Hanging fixtures or diffusers
New installations: Heating and cooling coils, air handlers, split systems, etc. Renovation of existing systems, Full service sheet metal work: ducts, pans, damper/vent work Provide temporary cooling and heating, Control schedules and set points for most campus
HVAC systems, Maintenance and repair of all campus HVAC systems, Chemical water treatment for closed loop water systems, Fume hood maintenance for labs, Freeze protection.
New installations: plumbing fixtures (i.e. sinks, water heaters, toilets, etc), piping insulation projects, Maintenance and repair of all campus plumbing systems, Installation and maintenance of safety showers and eye wash stations, Full service drain cleaning and jetter service: ALL types of drains (i.e. storm drains, sink drains, gutters/downspouts), Major sewer pipe cleaning and retrofit projects, Lab services: DI water, process piping, domestic water, natural gas, Hydronic heating systems: pumps, piping, Water filtration systems: various types
Summary of Job Description:
Under the guidance of BGM/LBRE Leadership, the District Supervisor/Facilities Manager is responsible for the operational management and effective daily leadership and administration of the engineering team with the objectives of safely, efficiently, and effectively operating machinery and systems in a cost-effective manner. The District Supervisor/Facilities Manager must ensure the highest level of professionalism, while meeting the client's needs, and a commitment to achieving the goal of 100% uptime throughout the engineering team. Responsible for protecting and improving the value of the client's assets and ensuring that building engineering systems continue to perform their intended function.
Build and lead a team of technicians to develop and deploy the process automation and control system
Provide training, mentoring and leadership to process controls and instrumentation technicians
Ensure direct reports comply with safety policies, procedures, and best practices
Work with technicians to implement instrumentation and calibration
Stay abreast of the latest Control Applications and latest industry trends
Ability to read and write Sequence of Operations in logic and verbally
Oversee the maintenance and continuous operation of all building systems including: fire/life safety, mechanical (HVAC, plumbing, controls), Electrical (lighting, UPS, PDU, generators, primary switch gear), (Plumbing, Process Systems, Process Gases, Heating/Cooling Loops).
Utilize district/zones/BGM staff and contracting with outside vendors as necessary.
Identify the maintenance objectives of the facility and incorporate those objectives into a documented plan that includes preventive, predictive, and reactive maintenance procedures.
Identify safety hazards within the building and incorporate the remediation of such hazards to ensure that the building's staff and occupants work in a safe environment.
Ensure that compliance of all regulatory laws and guidelines are met as they relate to the operation of the building's infrastructure. Responsible for alerting management of building discrepancies.
Partnership in ensuring that major projects performed at the building are properly planned, executed and closed out in accordance with standard industry practices.
Achieve and maintain KPIs targets.
Other Job Functions
Perform automation, instrumentation, and control engineering design services for existing facility projects, including upgrades and capacity expansions, equipment upgrading and replacement.
Produce and review design drawings and specification documents
Generate, execute, and review Installation, Operational, and Performance Qualification protocols.
Generate, review, and approve GMP - general maintenance program- Lifecycle Documents (e.g. risk documents, trace matrices, periodic review, etc.)
Initiate, execute, and track progress of change records.
Support the start-up and troubleshooting of automation and critical process utility systems.
Adhere to site SOPs and WIs for daily and project deliverables and provide improvements to business processes.
Support inspection activities to present automation design and qualification deliverables.
Attendance and participation in department and staff meetings.
Ensures the integration of environmental health, safety, and security into the business processes, systems, and programs while reporting safety and environmental incidents including injuries, illnesses, and safety suggestions within one's functional area. Fosters a positive safety culture in which no one gets hurt.
Analyze existing workflows or manufacturing procedures and suggest improvements
**The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
10+ years BMS or related work experience, including supervisory experience
Experience of 5+ years managing a crew
5 years critical environment experience. High-density data center experience a plus.
5 years' experience with Building Commissioning and tuning
Experience managing major electrical shutdowns strongly desired.
Understanding of critical power systems including, UPS, PDU, ATS, STS, and generators preferred but not required.
Understanding of various plumbing systems preferred but not required.
Experience work with Collective Bargaining Unit
Working knowledge of computer applications including Word and Excel
Excellent customer service skills mandatory.
Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and professionally.
Excellent writing skills required.
Experience in a higher education or university environment preferred but not required
Bachelor's degree in engineering or other appropriate technical area, or combination of technical education, training, and experience.
The expected pay range for this position is $109,000 to $149,000 per annum. Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity and external market pay for comparable jobs.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree in engineering or other appropriate technical area, or combination of technical education, training, and experience. Two or more years of experience managing facilities operations and maintenance staff in an environment with a variety of building types (administrative offices, classrooms, laboratories, residential & dining facilities, auditoriums, etc.).
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of environmental and safety rules, regulations, and policies. Ability to conduct job site inspections to ensure compliance.
Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with others.
Demonstrated experience managing service contracts.
Demonstrated experience developing and managing budgets.
Demonstrated experience planning, developing, and implementing programs.
Ability to interpret planning specifications, documents, working drawings, and related reports.
Certifications and Licenses:
Frequently sitting, perform desk-based computer tasks, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
Occasionally stand/walk, twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, use a telephone, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 11-20 pounds.
Rarely kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other), reach/work above shoulders, grasp forcefully, writing by hand, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh >40 pounds.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.
Requires 24-hour response availability seven days per week for emergency situations.
May be exposed to noise > 80dB TWA.
May working at heights 4 - 10 ft.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and 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, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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