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Director, Facilities Operations
Grand Canyon University

Grand Canyon University is seeking a Facility Operations Director. The Facility Operations Director will oversee campus facilities services including the planning, execution, and implementation of operations, grounds, maintenance and customer service best practices for all aspects of campus academic, residential facilities, and other assigned GCU partner facilities. 

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates the condition of all University buildings and facilities by using audits of the facilities to document current condition and compliance with Health, Life and Safety, and building codes and advises senior management of problems and recommendations for corrective action.
  • Evaluates daily operations systematically and reports results to the University leadership team; performs periodic cost and productivity analyses.
  • Develops building systems maintenance and preventative maintenance schedules and ensures operational processes are in place to execute plan.
  • Work with University administrators, faculty and staff to analyze and assess maintenance, growth, and facilities needs pertaining to programmatic changes. Develop and implement written programs and strategies to meet those needs.
  • Develops the revolving facilities operations budget and manages expenditures within approved budget.
  • Provides monthly reports on various performance metrics. Reports should reflect the strategy, planning, implementation, executing and monitoring of trends, anomalies, and opportunities for continuous improvement, enhanced workflows, and optimized processes; executes operational improvements recommended in reports.
  • Establish best practices and standard operating procedures related to all aspects of facilities management responsibilities including: regulatory compliance, quality control, construction administration, asset management, personnel, safety, energy initiatives and financial management. 
  • Works with Emergency Preparedness function to develop appropriate contingency plans for emergency conditions which involve the engagement of facilities resources.
  • Represents the University to various government agencies, funding agencies, and related communities of stakeholders, internal and external.
  • Builds a positive safety culture and ensures overall EHS compliance both within the facilities department and overall University.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor's degree required, in the fields of Engineering, Business Administration, Resource Management, or related field and minimum of 10 years’ demonstrated senior level experience in facilities and infrastructure management or Master’s degree in, Engineering, Construction Management Business Administration, or similar degree program preferred
  • Professional Engineer designation preferred.
  • Experience working in a large institutional setting with multiple buildings, and underground infrastructure across a 100+ acre setting.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of building trades including plumbing, utilities, electrical, HVAC, and carpentry
  • Knowledge of applicable codes and regulations related to facilities, residential facilities in a University setting
  • Planning, fiscal, and forecasting experience with an understanding of how to keep costs to a minimum while providing best care for facilities
  • Knowledge of facility construction, applicable building codes, local zoning and ordinance regulations, mechanical and electrical systems and their maintenance and operation and their related renewal costs.
  • Knowledge of building engineering audit techniques and ability to interpret results.
  • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
  • Ability to prepare comprehensive and detailed life-cycle cost reports and assessments.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO APPLY:

https://jobs.gcu.edu/director-facilities-operations/job/11876636

 


Facilities Business Operations Manager (R0001761)
Brandeis University

Reports to: Assoc. Director – Facilities Business Affairs

Principal Accountabilities:

The Facilities Business Operations Manager provides coordination and management of daily financial, human resource and other key administrative activities and business operations for the Administration and Work Management unit within Facilities Services. The specific areas of responsibility include budget administration and analysis, oversight of AP / payroll and procurement functions, oversight of Facilities stockroom and inventory operations, continual process review and change implementation, vendor customer service, and general business office oversight.

Defines the department's business processes and work flows, in accordance with established policies. Monitors and reviews transactions by others within Workday ERP and procure-to-pay systems, including invoice processing, requisitions and purchase orders, procurement card purchases, expense reimbursement requests, journal entries and other financial transactions. Works continuously with AP and Procurement staff to troubleshoot vendor payment issues, and to resolve internal issues with requisitions, purchase orders and contracts. Responsible for on-going process training and support of 15-20 staff members with purchase authority, assuring compliance with purchasing policies

Oversees submission of weekly and bi-monthly payrolls and associated reports for 140 departmental staff utilizing Workday; reviews and approves all data prior to submission. Assists supervisors and staff with payroll review and union pay rules; troubleshoots pay issues with supervisors and with union staff as necessary.

Assists AVP / ADs in the creation and monitoring of the Facilities Operating and Capital budgets. Compiles and maintains reports and other information related to Department expenditures, including labor, supplies, and work of external contractors. Creates and schedules financial reports to assist individual supervisors and managers with tracking monthly spending against budgets. Continually reviews and analyzes financial operation's business processes and workflows; identifies, develops and implements areas for streamlining and improvements.

Assists Sr. Assoc. Director with HR / HRIS and union transactions and issues, including position management, upkeep of job description bank, and related forms completion.

Maintains union files along with department and university policies and procedures; assures adherence.

Assists ADs / Managers with special projects and initiatives. In concert with Sr. Assoc. Director, acts as liaison between Facilities department and university staff, faculty, students and outside agencies. Troubleshoots and resolves issues related to business office functions.

Qualifications

  • 10 years total work experience within a related field
  • 3-5 years of supervisory/management experience
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or business administration.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills with ability to use them to collaborate with colleagues’ efforts toward continual improvement in customer service.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel, with Maximo or other CMMS systems and with automated payroll systems
  • Ability to monitor and evaluate employee and organizational performance in order to assess efficiency and effectiveness
  • Must be able to work in a dynamic environment with changing priorities, and to multi-task on a daily basis. Must be able to work closely and cooperatively with other trade supervisors and with other Facilities and university personnel.

For More Information and to Apply

https://brandeis.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Jobs/job/Brandeis---Waltham-Campus/Facilities-Bus-Ops-Mgr_R0001761-1

 


Vice President of Campus Planning, Facilities Management and Operations
CUNY College of Staten Island

Job Title:                      Vice President of Campus Planning, Facilities Management and Operations 

Job ID:                          21321

Location:                      College of Staten Island

Full/Part Time:             Full-Time

Regular/Temporary:     Regular

POSITION DETAILS

Reporting directly to the President, the Vice President of Campus Planning, Facilities Management and Operations is the principal administrator responsible for the college's operation providing management and services for a 204-acre park-like campus - the largest collegiate site in NYC – encompassing fourteen neo-Georgian style buildings housing 300 classrooms, laboratories, instructional spaces, and study lounges as well as department, faculty and program offices.  The duties of the Vice President of Campus Planning, Facilities Management and Operations include campus planning and facilities management, campus public safety, environmental health and safety operations, operational services, mailroom services, print shop services and event management. The Vice President provides critical leadership in the College's strategic planning process and administrative oversight for these major functional areas.

As a member of the President's executive team, the Vice President works collaboratively with other executives to serve students, faculty, and staff as well as the College's external constituents. The Vice President initiates, interprets, administers policies and procedures for Facilities Management, Campus Planning, Operations, Environmental Health and Safety, and other areas, and conducts analyses to improve the operational effectiveness of the College. The Vice President ensures that all College and University-level administrative policies are implemented.

The Vice President is committed to enhancing the quality of campus life and promoting a safe, secure and healthy environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors in overseeing the reduction of organizational risks and ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal health, safety and environmental laws and regulations through the Office of Environmental Health and Safety; and providing effective leadership to the Department of Public Safety which serves and protects the campus community 24 hours a day, 7 days a week while enforcing city and state laws; and further directs compliance with fire regulations and safety directives.

Partners with the College, University, and DASNY in matters related to the planning, programming, design, document production, cost estimation, bidding, and construction observation of capital projects and critical maintenance and renovation projects. Ensures that construction and renovation projects are completed in a timely manner and within the allocated budget.

Ensures that all appropriate procedures are codified, implemented, and enforced in the administration of institutional resources including capital projects, critical maintenance, risk management and insurance, operational services such as mail service/warehouse services, event management, regulatory compliance, and administrative processes.

In the spirit of environmental conservation, he/she exercises appropriate stewardship of physical resources by maintaining, managing, and operating buildings, grounds, infrastructure, and utilities with an emphasis on ensuring their productive use and enjoyment by present and future students, faculty, staff, visitors, and the local community.

The Vice President provides regular college operation reports to the President and members of the Cabinet. As required, he/she is responsible for implementing business process redesign to establish best practices and to enhance the facilities, campus planning, safety and operational services of the College.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position is in CUNY's Executive Compensation Plan.  All executive positions require a minimum of a Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience.

Preferred qualifications include:

- Master's degree from an accredited university preferred.
- Five to ten years' experience at a managerial level position in facilities services or in higher education, (a minimum of eight years related experience required).
- Experience and knowledge in facilities planning, design and construction, facilities maintenance management, utilities operations and the supervision of these areas.
- Demonstrated evidence of ability in the management of a multi-facility complex.
- Experience in personnel management and training.
- The ability to establish effective and productive working relationships with diverse campus constituents is essential.
- Must have excellent interpersonal and communications skills.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development.  We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off.  Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, please visit https://cuny.jobs/  and enter the Job ID# in the “What” section field.  Candidates must attach a resume, cover letter, and any other additional documents to support your candidacy as one file. 

CLOSING DATE

December 22, 2019

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply.  At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups.  Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

 


Managing Director of Facilities and Operations
St. John's Preparatory School

Position Description:
 

The Managing Director of Operations reports to the Assistant Head of School for Finance /

CFO-COO and manages the facilities of St. John’s, including: day to day operations,

maintenance, special projects, physical plant subcontractors, bus transportation, physical

plant security and maintains the master calendar for facilities use. The facilities consist of a

contiguous 175 acres with over 400,000 square feet of buildings and related infrastructure.


The Managing Director of Operations is a detail and systems oriented professional with a

demonstrated ability to lead, manage and motivate a diverse staff in the midst of a busy

campus community. The Managing Director of Operations will possess tremendous project

management skills. The Managing Director of Operations will ensure the mission, vision,

cultural priorities and values of St. John’s Prep, an inclusive, Catholic, Xaverian Brothers

Sponsored School, pervade all aspects of School operations and all interactions with

constituents.
 

Please see complete listing, job responsibilities, and requirements at https://www.stjohnsprep.org/page.cfm?p=8245.

 

 


Associate Director, Utility Distribution - Engineering Services
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Associate Director, Utility Distribution - Engineering Services
Facilities and Services
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign


Facilities & Services (F&S) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is accepting applications for an Associate Director for Utility Distribution. The Associate Director is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Urbana Campus utility distribution systems, including electrical distribution, gas chilled water, domestic water distribution, sanitary sewer, steam distribution, and storm sewer.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Provide planning and engineering for all Urbana Campus utility distribution systems.
2. Provide technical and operational requirements for high-pressure natural gas transmission pipeline.
3. Maintain compliance and good working relationships with regulatory agencies including the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency for water and sewer systems and the Illinois Commerce Commission for natural gas transmission and distribution systems.
4. Provide management and oversight, budget responsibility, engineering, and advice to Facilities & Services units that operate and maintain campus utilities including the Steam Distribution Shop, Electrical Systems and Controls Shop, and Water Station.
5. Provide supervision & HR oversight for crafts and Trades assigned to this area.
6. Provide utility program statements and planning for utility extensions and interface with Facilities & Services planning section.
7. Provide engineering assistance to resolve Campus utility issues with Campus capital construction and remodeling projects in a cooperative fashion with Facilities & Services Construction Management and Quality Assurance groups.
8. Provide off normal hours response for scheduled and unscheduled utility outages.
9. Represent Campus utilities in planning and response to emergencies and critical incidents in coordination with EPA.
10. Manage Campus utility locating services performed by Facilities & Services personnel, and serve at University contact to JULIE the statewide One Call Center.
11. Provide technical interface and single point of contact with local utilities and municipalities with regard to utility issues.
12. Responsible for additional duties as assigned.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:

Required: Bachelor's degree in Engineering.

EXPERIENCE:

Required:
Experience in a position that includes supervision and management responsibility in an organization's utility distribution system or energy management.

Preferred:
1. Ten years of professional engineering experience.
2. Ten years of management of a technical/operational area at a utility or institutional facility complex.

TRAINING, LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS:

Required: Registration as a Professional Engineer in Illinois (or a state with reciprocity to Illinois).

SALARY AND APPOINTMENT INFORMATION:

This is a full-time 12-month Academic Professional position. Salary is commensurate with experience.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

To ensure full consideration, please create your candidate profile at jobs.illinois.edu and upload your cover letter, resume, copy of undergraduate transcripts, and the names/contact information for three professional references by December 19, 2019. Applicants may be interviewed before December 19, 2019; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. The start date is as soon as possible after the close of the search.

For further information regarding application procedures, contact Keri Frederick at klfreder@illinois.edu.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit go.illinois.edu/EEO.

 


Senior Electrical Engineer
Harvard University

Harvard University

 

October 30, 2019

Senior Electrical Engineer

Campus Services

49215BR

 

Job Code

395059 Engineer

 

Job-Specific Responsibilities

Summary

This position provides electrical engineering at a senior level for the planning, design, operation, maintenance, and repair of the University's utility infrastructure which includes electric, steam, and chilled water as well as energy management and utility metering systems. This position shall also perform special short and long-range projects as directed.

 

1. Plan, develop, and implement the installation and modification of campus utility systems. Coordinate with the plans and needs of the University's Schools and Units. Engineer and oversee the installation and relocation of underground utility infrastructure with minimum impact to the University's community and its activities. Assume complete engineering responsibility for utility distribution systems to ensure system capability, flexibility, reliability, safety, economic operation, and consideration for expansion. Formulate and balance long and short-range plans and budgets with respect to utility distribution upgrades. Develop distribution system statistics, records, and drawings, and assist in the documentation of utility infrastructure for record purposes.

2. Maintain communications and relationships with governmental agencies/departments to ensure that the University's interests are served in a safe, reliable, economical, and least disruptive manner. Stay current with pertinent government standards relative to employee environmental, health, and safety. Maintain knowledge of federal, state, municipal, industry, and University codes, regulations, practices, trends, and/or guidelines as well as stay current with the latest information on electrical design and equipment.

3. Provide technical assistance to Campus Services operating and maintenance personnel and technical support for the operation and maintenance of central utility distribution systems and building systems as necessary. Evaluate and provide recommendations for preventive maintenance programs for the University's electrical distribution systems, the central chilled water and steam plants, and other electrical systems and equipment. Identify and develop cost control opportunities and system cost planning.

4. Interface with local utility suppliers. Assist in the University's utility metering, accounting, and billing activities. Perform utility rate analyses and evaluate impacts upon the University. Evaluate and recommend appropriate action to provide alternative utility sources to or within the University whenever economically feasible or otherwise justified. Evaluate energy management system operations for improvement and enhancement possibilities for control and monitoring of the campus utility distribution system and building distribution systems.

5. Coordinate with other Campus Services divisions to formulate the best delivery of services to the University's Schools and Units. Explore with the other Campus Services divisions possible new business opportunities within the University and help formulate business strategies. Assist in the formulation and implementation of new departmental policies and procedures to improve the delivery of engineering, operational, utility accounting, and maintenance services and planning.

 

Basic Qualifications

 

* BS in Electrical Engineering

* Registration as a Professional Engineer

* Minimum of ten years of professional level experience

* Experience in master planning, design, installation, and operation of central utility systems

* Experience managing capital construction projects

 

Technology Skills Required:

 

* Computer skills including word-processing, spreadsheets, and databases

* Ability to access and modify data in Computer-Aided Design (CAD) systems including AutoCAD

* Familiarity with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems

* Ability to access Internet applications and use electronic mail

 

Additional Qualifications

 

* Institutional, industrial, or utility company experience

* Experience working underground electric distribution and medium-voltage substations

* Familiarity with small scale power generation

* Knowledge of electrical systems in complex buildings and labs

* Familiarity with electrical safety regulations including OSHA Subpart S and NFPA 70E

* Experience in developing, evaluating, and managing energy conservation projects

* Experience working in a customer-oriented business unit

* Ability to work well as a team member

* Ability to respond to off-hour storm contingencies and utility emergencies

* Ability to work extended hours when necessary

* Excellent oral and written communication skills

 

Special Requirements: Must possess a valid driver's license.

 

Physical Requirements: Must be physically fit and mentally alert at all times. Must be able to frequently walk up and down stairs, ladders, etc. on an on-going basis, in an industrial plant and/or construction site setting. Must be able to utilize ladders, scaffolds, high-lifts, and enter/work in confined spaces. Required to wear personal protective equipment where necessary.

 

Emergency Status Designation: Critical Operations Personnel

 

EEO Statement

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, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/8wnddmqvgy5ndwgr

PI115592429

 


Senior Mechanical Engineer
Harvard University

Harvard University

 

October 30, 2019

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Campus Services

50051BR

 

Duties & Responsibilities

This position provides mechanical engineering at a senior level for the planning, design, operation, maintenance, and repair of the University's utility infrastructure which includes electric, steam, heating hot water, and chilled water as well as energy management and utility metering systems. This position shall also perform special short and long-range projects as directed.

 

1. Plan, develop, and implement the installation and modification of campus utility systems. Coordinate with the plans and needs of the University's Schools and Units. Engineer and oversee the installation and relocation of underground utility infrastructure with minimum impact to the University's community and its activities. Assume complete engineering responsibility for utility distribution systems to ensure system capability, flexibility, reliability, safety, economic operation, and consideration for expansion. Formulate and balance long and short-range plans and budgets with respect to utility distribution upgrades. Develop distribution system statistics, records, and drawings, and assist in the documentation of utility infrastructure for record purposes.

 

2. Maintain communications and relationships with governmental agencies/departments to ensure that the University's interests are served in a safe, reliable, economical, and least disruptive manner. Stay current with pertinent government standards relative to employee environmental, health, and safety. Maintain knowledge of federal, state, municipal, industry, and University codes, regulations, practices, trends, and/or guidelines as well as stay current with the latest information on mechanical design and equipment.

 

3. Provide technical assistance to Campus Services operating and maintenance personnel and technical support for the operation and maintenance of central utility distribution systems and building systems as necessary. Evaluate and provide recommendations for preventive maintenance programs for the University's steam, heating hot water, and chilled water plants and distribution systems. Identify and develop cost control opportunities and system cost planning.

 

4. Interface with local utility suppliers. Assist in the University's utility metering, accounting, and billing activities. Perform utility rate analyses and evaluate impacts upon the University. Evaluate and recommend appropriate action to provide alternative utility sources to or within the University whenever economically feasible or otherwise justified. Evaluate energy management system operations for improvement and enhancement possibilities for control and monitoring of the campus utility distribution system and building distribution systems.

 

5. Coordinate with other Campus Services divisions to formulate the best delivery of services to the University's Schools and Units. Explore with the other Campus Services divisions possible new business opportunities within the University and help formulate business strategies. Assist in the formulation and implementation of new departmental policies and procedures to improve the delivery of engineering, operational, utility accounting, and maintenance services and planning.

 

6. Develop, negotiate, and manage the delivery of engineering and project management services for various projects relative to the utility infrastructure. Prepare and review technical and legal portions of bid and contract documents. Interface with architects, engineers, contractors, consultants and University representatives to coordinate and manage projects for best implementation and minimum disruption to the University's community and its activities. Responsible for budgeting and monitoring the function and expenditures for the various utility projects for the Schools and Units.

 

Basic Qualifications

BS in Mechanical Engineering

Registration as a Professional Engineer

Minimum of ten years of professional level experience

Experience in master planning, design, installation, and operation of central utility systems

Experience managing capital construction projects

 

Additional Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

Institutional, industrial, or utility company experience

Familiarity with small scale power generation

Knowledge of mechanical systems in complex buildings and labs

Experience in developing, evaluating, and managing energy conservation

Experience working in a customer-oriented business unit

Ability to work well as a team member

Effective problem-solver and be able to interact effectively in a highly political academic environment

Ability to respond to off-hour storm contingencies and utility emergencies

Ability to work extended hours when necessary

Excellent oral and written communication skills

 

Technology Skills Required:

Computer skills including word-processing, spreadsheets, and databases

Ability to access and modify data in Computer-Aided Design (CAD) systems including

AutoCAD

Familiarity with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems

Ability to access Internet applications and use electronic mail

 

EEO Statement

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, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/b9tqf6tr7c9y3gsf

PI115592425

 


Utility Services Manager
Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins Facilities & Real Estate

Plant Operations

 

Job Title: Utility Services Manager

Role: ATP

Level: 4

Range: PF

 

General Summary

The Utility Services Manager (USM) is responsible for leading the operations and maintenance programs for the Homewood and Wyman utility plants and all utility infrastructure to meet safety, reliability, cost, and operational goals. The USM develops and implements engineering, maintenance and reliability best practices to ensure utility assets realize expected life cycles. These utilities include generation and distribution systems for steam, chilled water, and high voltage electricity. The USM is expected to drive plant efficiency through continuous improvement programs to meet departmental performance metrics. This position reports to the Sr. Director of Plant Operations.

 

Essential Job Functions

• Plan and manage the daily operations of the Homewood Campus (Homewood) and Wyman Park (Wyman) utility plants so that steam, chilled water, and electricity are generated and distributed efficiently and reliably. This includes managing a complex chilled water plant that requires quick decision making on equipment start/stop times to maximize electric savings.

• Manage Homewood and Wyman utility plant budgets, which have a combined value of approximately 15 million dollars.

• Develops and administers budgets for the Homewood and Wyman utility plants, and utilities infrastructure. This includes the oversight and reconciliation of expenses.

• Oversight of 10 FTEs; responsibilities include hiring, training, motivating and disciplining staff.

• Develop and manage preventive maintenance programs for Homewood and Wyman utility plants and utility infrastructure, including steam, chilled water, domestic water, natural gas, sanitary and sewer, and high voltage electrical distribution systems.

• Maintain and troubleshoot all equipment and systems located in the Homewood and Wyman utility plants to ensure systems reliability.

• Develop and document operating and casualty control procedures for the Homewood and Wyman utility plants.

• Develop and implement annual and long-term capital renewal programs for utility plants and infrastructure. This includes identifying and prioritizing projects to be completed on a fiscal year basis while working within a limited capital renewal budget.

• Provides design review on all utility plant and infrastructure projects to ensure that preferred products and operating schemes are employed. This includes representing Facilities Management at progress and design review meetings.

• Assists with establishing a portfolio of standards for design and operational performance, energy conservation, and standardization of MEP fixtures and systems.

• Ensures utility infrastructure as-built drawings are updated and recorded to reflect current system installations. This includes electrical, steam, chilled water, domestic water, sanitary and sewer, and natural gas systems.

• Assists with project management tasks on projects related to utility plants and infrastructure. Project costs range from 50 thousand to 10 million dollars. Tasks include developing RFQ/RFP, oversight of contractors, contract award and administration, approving payments, and general management throughout the project.

• Monitor and analyze energy usage profiles, specifically electricity and fuel use at the Homewood Campus and Wyman Facility for the purpose of recommending potential cost savings strategies.

• Plans and manages underground utility repairs of steam, chilled water, electric, domestic water, and sanitary and sewer lines.

• Prepares fuel usage reports for State Emissions compliance.

• Assist in the negotiation and procurement of fuel and electric contracts.

• Assists with developing and documenting any necessary facilities related information that is used to support the University’s efforts in negotiating federal indirect cost recovery rates.

• Assists with maintaining utilities consumption program that is used for billing customers connected to the Homewood service loops (i.e. Space Telescope Institute, BMA, Credit Union, and Homewood House Museum)

• Assists with maintaining the campus wide metering programs. This includes the installation and calibration of all new meter installations.

• Oversees Baltimore City Water and Sewer credit program; includes meter installations, recording data, and reconciling accounts.

• Communicates with vendors, contractors and state and local government agencies, including Baltimore City Fire Department, MDE and the PSC.

• Ensures compliance with OSHA, MOSHA, State and Federal regulations and JHU safety standards for all work involving utility plants and infrastructure.

• Performs annual performance evaluations and determines merit increases for supervisory staff.

• Helps ensure University’s Title V Air Emissions Certification is accurate and current for submission to the MDE.

 

Qualifications

• BS in an Engineering field or the technical equivalent; extensive job related experience may substitute for education.

• Current State of Maryland 1st Grade Stationary Engineer’s license is required.

• 10 years’ experience in plant management or other related experience required.

• Prior supervisory experience required

• Must be computer literate and able to read and interpret engineering and construction documents, specifications, and technical manuals.

• Strong written and oral communication skills.

• Prior experience in project management preferred.

• CEM certification preferred.

 

For more information or to apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/1717280

 


Chief of University Planning, Design & Construction
University of Toronto

The University of Toronto (UofT) (https://www.utoronto.ca) invites applications and nominations for the position of Chief of University Planning, Design & Construction (UPDC). Reporting to the University’s Vice-President for Operations & Real Estate Partnerships, the Chief is responsible for a portfolio of land, buildings and related facilities spanning academic, research, administrative, residential, and commercial buildings on the University’s three campuses. Shaped by the University’s commitment to design excellence, its sensitivity to historical context, and its resolve to manage expenditures in a responsible, sustainable way, the portfolio presents many challenges and opportunities. Overseeing this exceptional array of land and buildings, the Chief of Planning, Design & Construction is a significant leadership position with University-wide span of responsibility that entails extensive impact on the University’s mission and on the experience of faculty, students, staff, neighbors, visitors, and alumni. The Chief will ensure that the University continues to develop its physical assets with an eye on architectural impact, design quality, and operational efficiency and will introduce appropriate new ways to develop and deliver large-scale capital projects. 

UofT has over $1.6B in active capital projects with ~$700M in new projects launched in the current academic year. Over the next 15 years, UofT will build out 10 million GSF inclusive of academic buildings across its three campuses. Central to this growth is the Four Corners Strategy,  an outcome of a planning process begun in 2017 by University leaders to broaden its financial base. The Four Corners Strategy alone sets an ambitious goal of generating $50 million in operating funding per year by 2033 through the development of approximately four million square feet of new space devoted to innovation, residential, office, and retail spaces. The funding will be invested directly in the research and teaching mission. Completing the planning for the Four Corners Strategy and – in partnership with Real Estate – executing this ambitious plan will be a major area of attention for the Chief and the UPDC team.

The Chief will be an inclusive, consultative, and trusted partner to multiple stakeholders and will bring recognized expertise in planning, design, and construction gained through leadership experience in complex institutional and preferably urban settings. The Chief will have the presence and subject-matter expertise to work closely with the senior leadership of the University and to provide strategic support to the Vice President for long-range planning of the physical resources of the University.

A university degree in Architecture, Engineering or Business is required (graduate degree preferred); architectural accreditations are desirable. In addition, the Chief will bring:

  • At least ten (10) years of senior-level experience with a land and building portfolio, with construction management or within a large organization heavily involved in development, including several years of related space- and facilities-planning and/or capital-projects management experience at a senior level and in an urban setting.
  • Experience with municipal processes related to capital development.
  • Demonstrated experience managing teams, managing budgets, and delivering projects on time and on budget.
  • Highly developed computer skills especially with design, project-management, budgeting, and reporting applications.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and visual skills including the ability to communicate ideas to diverse audiences of varied technical understanding both within and outside the University.
  • Highly developed research, presentation and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership, project management, initiative, planning and analytical skills.
  • Exceptional aesthetic sense and intuitive understanding of design principles.

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The University of Toronto is regularly ranked in the top 10 public research universities worldwide. Its global outlook and cosmopolitan location in one of the world’s great cities provide students with a transformative educational experience, equipping them with the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to navigate our rapidly changing world. Each of its three campuses is a comprehensive centre for teaching and research: the University of Toronto St. George, the University of Toronto Mississauga, and the University of Toronto Scarborough. The St George Campus is prominently situated in a complex urban setting, with a wide variety of architectural styles, and is surrounded by diverse neighbourhoods and landmarks. The UTSC and the UTM campus are approximately 30 km from downtown Toronto.

The UofT currently enrolls some 91,000 students from 157 countries, with the St. George campus in downtown Toronto hosting more than 60,000. The University employs over 14,000 faculty and 7,000 staff and sustains the largest library system in Canada. In its 2018 academic year, the University managed $1.27B in externally funded research (including grants and contracts managed by its affiliated hospitals to support research conducted by UofT faculty). Its proposed operating budget for 2019-20 is $2.77B.

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The University has retained Opus Partners (www.opuspartners.net) to support this recruitment. Craig Smith, Partner, Katie Dean, Associate Partner, and Monica Williams, Associate, are managing the search. Confidential inquiries, applications, and nominations may be sent to monica.williams@opuspartners.net.

 


Construction Project Manager
UC Berkeley

Job Title Construction Project Manager (7078U) #2573

Job ID 2573 

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world’s most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley’s culture of openness, freedom and acceptance—academic and artistic, political and cultural—make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. Candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html.

Application Review Date

For full consideration, please submit your application by December 16, 2019.

Departmental Overview

Residential and Student Service Programs (RSSP) is part of the Division of Student Affairs under the direction of the Associate Vice Chancellor of RSSP. RSSP provides student housing, residential life programs, dining services, and child care services; it also conducts conference services, operates campus restaurants, and manages faculty apartments. The RSSP Housing, Events & Facilities units provide a comprehensive group of services to all units within RSSP. This position reports to the Design & Projects Services group, performing, project planning and construction management for RSSP.

Responsibilities

Involves managing the design, construction, facility coordination, and closeout of projects, Primarily on renovations, and including site work, infrastructure, finishes, furniture, and equipment; collects, develops, and analyzes technical data to determine project requirements and preparation of information regarding specifications, materials, equipment, estimated costs, and completion times.

Assists in the prioritization of capital improvement, major maintenance, and space utilization programs for all RSSP facilities including residence halls, dining facilities, apartments, child care, staff offices, historic structures and commercial venues. Assists in the assessment of existing conditions and optimum project delivery across the complex and geographically dispersed RSSP facility portfolio that includes over 150 buildings and 3 million square feet of University space. Collaborates with outside agencies and Campus partners on shared projects; and coordinates project processes from initiation to financial closure.

  • Coordinating with Campus and periodically independent of Campus hires consultant firms to develop project requirement definitions, design criteria, and may prepare layouts and detail drawings and manages the services of the architects, engineers, and other consultants.
  • Reviews cost estimates, establishes project schedule and budget and reviews with Program Manager and clients.
  • Ensures plans and specifications conform to the program.
  • Bids or negotiates contracts, reviews and manages construction activities, including contractor’s schedule, RFIs, Submittals, Change Order Requests, and Punch List, and acts as liaison among project participants, resolving problems or conflicts.
  • Acts as RSSP liaison among project participants and resolves problems or conflicts, including recommending range of solutions to disputed issues or contractor claims.
  • Ensures project is properly closed out contractually and financially, and Operations & Maintenance Manuals and record drawings are turned over to RSSP.
  • For RSSP maintenance projects may prepare plans, details, and/or specifications; informally bid or negotiate project work; and oversee construction activities.
  • Reviews and assesses building condition and stored materials as part of the RSSP capital improvement program and space planning. 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
  • Thorough working knowledge of building and construction, design, construction contract administration and California Building Codes, including full understanding of industry practices.
  • Thorough project management skills, including skill to manage complex projects. Thorough skills in problem recognition/avoidance/resolution.
  • Thorough written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills including high level political acumen.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certification preferred in project management.
  • Architecture, engineering, interior design, construction, or project management training preferred.

Salary & Benefits

Salary commensurate with experience.

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

jobs.berkeley.edu

Driving Required

A valid driver's license and DMV check for driving record is required if driving a university vehicle.

Other Information

This is a 2 year, full-time contract posiiton, eligible for full university benefits.

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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, or protected veteran status.  http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

 


DIRECTOR OF FACILITIES PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
Los Angeles Community College District

The Director of Facilities Planning and Development assists the Chief Facilities Executive in planning and directing the activities of the Facilities Planning and Development Division which include the areas of:

• Facilities planning and design
• Facilities renovation and improvement
• Facilities construction
• Facilities funding sources
• Energy management systems
• Computer assisted facilities management
• Real Estate/Leasing
• Resource development
• Transportation coordination
• District wide standards for selected facility materials
• Facilities procurement initiatives
• Training for facilities
• Strategic planning, long range planning and data planning
• First line supervision of the Capital Construction Program
• Facilities record management

TYPICAL DUTIES:

  • Coordinates the District-wide program of facilities utilization analysis, long-range facilities planning, facilities design, scheduled maintenance, hazardous materials removal, and other related programs for which the District may receive funding.
  • Reviews the submission and tracking of the Capital Outlay Program, Scheduled Maintenance Program, Hazardous Materials Removal Program, Five Year Capital Construction Plan, Space Inventory, and other state or federal programs.
  • Assists the Chief Facilities Executive in the coordination of projects funded by bond measures.
  • Serves as a resource to the State Chancellor’s Office staff, the Division of the State Architect, other state and local agencies, District staff, and the community regarding facilities issues.
  • Directs the maintenance of budgets and schedules for all assigned projects to ensure timely claiming of funds from the state.
  • Monitors college, district, and project specific facilities expenditures to ensure appropriateness, accuracy, and completeness.
  • Develops and implements financial plans and controls for the facilities and construction funds of the District and the Facilities Planning and Development Division.
  • Directs the maintenance of the department’s web site and archives of as-built plans, soil reports, legal site descriptions, environmental reports, Environmental Impact Reports and College Master Plans.
  • Coordinates efforts with various city and state offices, agencies and groups to obtain timely action on matters such as building permits, zoning changes, and environmental impact reports.
  • Reviews and/or develops proposals for new or revised legislation, regulations, and controls affecting the facilities program of the District.
  • Directs the coordination of construction planning activities with District staff regarding purchasing, contracts, insurance and occupational safety.
  • Coordinates with the accounting and information technology staff the maintenance and modification of computerized records, management information systems, and controls to ensure the efficient processing of invoices and claims.
  • Directs and prepares correspondence, reports, and presentations regarding assigned facilities programs of the District including Board agenda items.
  • Informs and advises staff in the department and at the Colleges regarding regulatory issues and updates of new laws regarding public works, scheduled maintenance, and hazardous substances removal.
  • Represents the Facilities Planning and Development Division on designated matters at District-wide meetings.
  • Acts on behalf of the Chief Facilities Executive on designated matters.
  • Assumes responsibility for the business operations of the division in the absence of the Chief Facilities Executive.
  • Directs and reviews assigned phases of personnel management in the department including training, safety, evaluation and discipline.
SALARY & BENEFITS:
$169,714 – 199,285 per annum
• Vacation days accrue annually beginning at 15 days and increasing incrementally to 24 days depending on years of service with the District.
• 12 full-pay and 88 half-pay days of illness leave annually
• Medical, dental and vision care plans for employee and dependents
• $50,000 District-paid life insurance policy
• A minimum of 15 paid holidays per year
• Public Employees Retirement System

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education:  A bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university, preferably with a major in engineering, facilities management, facilities planning, construction management, or a related field. An advanced degree in one of the aforementioned majors is desirable.

Experience:  Five years of recent, full-time, paid, professional-level experience in a senior facilities management position with responsibility for an integrated capital construction and facility management program for an organization employing 500 or more employees. Experience must have included the supervision of staff, which included professional-level employees. Public agency experience is desirable.

Special:  A valid Class “C” California driver's license must be obtained within 10 days of establishing residency in the State of California.  Travel to locations throughout the District is required.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Completed applications must be submitted through our online employment system:  https://jobapscloud.com/laccd


APPLICATION DEADLINE:  December 13, 2019

 


Director, Planning Architecture & Engineering
Miami University

Planning, design, development and accomplishment of new construction, rehabilitation projects and campus planning activities. This involves coordination with various University departments and committees, the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission, Ohio Department of Higher Education and others.  Maintain and coordinate all campus master planning efforts, deferred needs log, and related priorities identified by campus to ensure holistic approach to prioritized work.  Oversee Campus Planning team responsible for facility space management. Work includes developing and maintaining a large database, reporting outcomes to various internal and external customers, and development of space utilization strategies. Oversee Capital Projects team responsible for design, bidding, construction, warranty and project closeout. Determines appropriate project/construction delivery method for each project as permitted by the State of Ohio. Accountable for following applicable construction law within the State.  Oversee Non-Capital Projects team responsible for high volume, turn-key, small or limited scope project execution. Accountable for following applicable construction law within the State.  Oversee Engineering team responsible for capital and non-capital infrastructure project execution. Coordinate and manage utility-grade infrastructure projects. Accountable for following applicable construction law within the State.  Support all LEAN, process improvement, and related Divisional Goals.  Develop and implement campus standards, standard operating procedures and various controls to ensure State construction law is followed by project managers.  Position requires Bachelor's degree in Architecture or Engineering; more than 8 years of experience in construction industry. Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience providing the knowledge/skills/abilities listed above may be substituted. Experience in these knowledge/skills/abilities may be earned concurrently. 

Preferred qualifications include 
Master's degree; Registered Architect NCARB, Professional Engineer (PE), Interior Design (IIDA, ASID), PMI, LEED.  Miami University, an EO/AA employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.  Miami does not permit, and takes action to prevent, harassment, discrimination and retaliation. 

Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@MiamiOH.edu or 513-529-3560.  Annual Security and Fire Safety Report may be found at http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html.  Criminal background check required.  All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free.  To apply for position: 
 http://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/496322/director-planning-architecture-engineering

 


Manager, Construction Projects I
University of Rhode Island

Position is full-time calendar year, permanent.


Provide engineering and project management services to the University community for construction, renovation and deferred maintenance projects.


Visit the URI jobs website at: https://jobs.uri.edu to apply and view more complete details for job posting (SF00876).   Please attach the following 3 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application: (#1) Cover letter, (#2) Resume, and (#3) “Other Document” - the names and contact information of three professional references.

Applications will close December 12, 2019.
 

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE ONLY.

The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer. Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.

 


Senior Project Manager - Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing
Stanford University

Job Duties

• Achieves division’s operational objectives by providing MEP technical recommendations to plans and reviews; preparing and executing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and industry appropriate standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining process improvements; implementing changes.

• Drives financial objectives by forecasting program requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling outlays; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions and policy changes.

• Accomplishes optimal staffing levels by defining resource needs, recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, coaching, counseling, and executing progressive discipline action in supervision with employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewing compensation actions; enforcing policies and procedures.

• Grows the team and department by providing strong supervision, mentorship, training and support the development career development plans as the department’s SME in MEP design and construction.

• Enhances the program team and organization reputation by exploring opportunities to add value to the overall department mission.

• Updates and maintains job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; membership in professional organizations and training to junior staff.

Required Qualifications

• A bachelor’s degree in a related field (Construction Management, Mechanical/ Electrical/ Civil Engineering, etc.)

• Minimum of eight years of progressively responsible experience in Construction Management with an emphasis in Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing systems design and construction.

• Extensive experience supervising and mentoring diverse, multifunctional teams

• Experience organizing, directing, and managing a portfolio of construction projects often involving multiple, complex, and interrelated project tasks.

• Experience successfully managing firm fixed price and cost plus contracts

• Experience effectively communicating at senior levels within a formal organization.

• Experience meeting with customer and contractor personnel to formulate and review task plans and deliverable items, and effectively execute in accordance with approved plans.

 

Qualifications Requires Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, and eight to fifteen years of related onsite construction experience including management experience.

For More Information and to Apply

https://careersearch.stanford.edu/