Reports to Property Manager and/or Area Manager and works as part of a team with the Property Manager and Property Administrator to provide/coordinate the maintenance of building services and systems, (HVAC, MEP, etc.), for the smooth operation of a large building or small group of buildings.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensures that properties are maintained to the standards established by HRES, for all physical aspects of buildings, systems, and grounds.
Monitors buildings daily and logs activity appropriately to ensure that all systems are maintained in good working order: mechanical systems and equipment, heating, plumbing, electrical, fire protection, fixtures, carpentry, doors, locks and windows. Must be able to identify, diagnose, and resolve technical issues.
Completes common area and in-unit work requests, maintenance projects, and operational assignments and documents all activity in the work order system.
Monitors building DDC systems to ensure proper building function
Participates in performing building inspections with a focus on related building issues and ensure preventative maintenance measures are being implemented. Coordinates inspections to ensure compliance with codes and safety regulations.
Oversees the completion of repairs to systems and equipment including, but not limited to: mechanical, electrical, heating, plumbing, carpentry components and appliances by coordinating and managing the work of outside contractors.
Available as needed outside of normal business hours (evenings, weekends and/or holidays) for apartment turnovers, snow removal and general building emergencies.
Works closely with Area/Property Manager to effectively communicate building issues
Under the supervision of the Area/Property Manager and working closely with others on the POA team is responsible for maintaining appropriate levels of building inventory and supplies.
May be required to perform other duties as necessary.
May be asked to participate in the Resident On-Call Program providing the need exists and the basic requirements and qualifications for participation are met.
Harvard requires COVID vaccination for all Harvard community members. Individuals may claim exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons. More information regarding the University's COVID vaccination requirement, exemptions, and verification of vaccination status may be found at the University's
High School diploma or equivalent, with a technical certification or a minimum of 2+ years relevant work experience in facilities required.
Must have demonstrated experience in building operations, construction, maintenance, or facilities management.
Broad knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, electrical and carpentry systems required.
Familiarity with Building Automation Systems and work management systems desirable.
Must possess a high degree of professionalism and the ability to work independently and effectively with others.
Must be detail oriented and have a good safety record, and the ability to take and follow directions intelligently.
Must be able to handle multiple tasks and prioritize one's own work.
An ongoing willingness to acquire new skills and utilize technology to streamline processes and problem solve is essential.
Basic skills and comfort with desktop computers required (email, work order entry/close out, etc.).
Must support the unit in maintaining a high level of tenant satisfaction and have the ability to interact diplomatically with faculty, staff, and students.
Good interpersonal and problem-solving skills essential.
Must be available to accept over-time for snow removal, maintenance emergencies, special projects, and peak season demands.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University seeks to strengthen teaching and research about pressing ethical issues; to foster sound norms of ethical reasoning and civic discussion; and to share the work of our community in the public interest.
Widespread ethical lapses of leaders in government, business and other professions prompt demands for more and better moral education. More fundamentally, the increasing complexity of public life - the scale and range of problems and the variety of knowledge required to deal with them - make ethical issues more difficult, even for men and women of good moral character. Not only are the ethical issues we face more complex, but the people we face them with are more diverse, increasing the frequency and intensity of our ethical disagreements.
Given these changes in the United States and in societies around the globe, the Center seeks to help meet the growing need for teachers, scholars, and leaders who address questions of moral choice across many of the professions and in public life more generally, and promotes a perspective on ethics informed by both theory and practice. We explore the connection between the problems t...hat professionals confront and the social and political structures in which they act. More generally, we address the ethical issues that all citizens face as they make the choices that profoundly affect the present and future of their societies in our increasingly interdependent world.