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Assistant Director for Facilities
University of Maryland

 

Assistant Director for Facilities 

University of Maryland, College Park

The Adele H. Stamp Student Union

For details and to apply: eTerp.umd.edu

Position 101041 or

 https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/75525   

Best Consideration: January 5, 2020

 

The Assistant Director for Facilities is responsible for the overall condition of the Adele H. Stamp Student Union building including housekeeping services, maintenance, sustainability/recycling program, environmental safety, renovation projects and the loading dock shipping/receiving. The Assistant Director will provide oversight for the supervision and work coordination of approximately 40 full- and part-time staff and coordinate the work performed by outside contractors as well as coordinate all related services performed by the University’s Facilities Management department.

Specific Duties:

  • Provide work coordination and supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor, Housekeeping Supervisor, and Loading Dock Manager.

  • Initiate and coordinate building renovations, construction projects, facility renewal projects and major repairs with Stamp maintenance staff, University Facilities Management department and outside contractors.

  • Prepare and manage the facilities budget of approximately $3.3 million annually.

  • Oversee the requisition/procurement of supplies and equipment related to housekeeping and maintenance services of the Stamp.

  • Serve as the Stamp’s environmental safety officer including the coordination of the Stamp’s composting, recycling and sustainability programs. Serve on related campus committees.

  • Develop, implement and evaluate ongoing custodial and preventative maintenance standards and schedules. Oversee the furniture/equipment inventory and replacement schedule for the building.

  • Other duties as assigned.

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred in Business Administration, Hospitality Management, Higher Education, Counseling & Student Personnel or other related fields.

  • At least five (5) years of experience in the successful management of a multi-purpose college conference facility, student union, Civic Center or other large multi-purpose facility.

  • Demonstrated ability in providing direction for and supervision of building services, housekeeping and maintenance staff and student workers.

  • Expertise in most of the following areas: housekeeping, facility maintenance, contractor management, communications, budget development and facilities management.

  • Ability to select, hire, supervise, train, and evaluate professional and facility services personnel.

  • Strong commitment to providing outstanding customer service to both internal and external customers. 

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience in a University, Student Union, or a Student Affairs department.

  • Understanding of Union requirements and MOUs.

 

Physical Demands: 

Must be able to work in a combination of office and confined areas that are dirty and less than ideal spaces (mechanical rooms, roof tops, etc.) to conduct building inspections.
Work is performed in both an office environment and in the field. Incumbent will be required to occasionally perform hands-on tasks as well as to inspect the work of others, which will require the ability to work in potentially hazardous or irritating environments, which may include confined spaces, lifting, bending, stooping, working at heights, and in adverse conditions. Work is generally performed during normal working hours; however it is expected that those in this position work whenever necessary to ensure the facility is running safely and efficiently at all times. After hours, service calls are to be expected at times.

 

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

 

Assistant Director of Housing
Louisiana State University

Louisiana State University – Residential Life - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

This position is responsible for managing the work flow, personnel management, CMMS work orders for a staff of 20+; as well as the preventative maintenance and service work performed by contractors and staff, additional management of fleet and inventory, purchasing, signage for the department.  Additionally, this position is responsible for acting as a liaison with campus facility support.  This area also is responsible for Safety compliance, Risk Management claims and emergency operations from maintenance angle.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree;
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in construction management; engineering; mechanical; large commercial mechanical systems; architecture; industrial engineering; management of work maintenance;
  • University experience;
  • Ability to read building plans and know how to interpret

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering; construction; architectural; mechanical and experience in leading a multi craft team. 
  • Knowledge of mechanical systems and construction
  • Ability to manage using technology and the ability to forecast and implement change

Special/Physical Qualifications:

Due to the nature of the position and/or position responsibilities this position shall be subject to drug/alcohol testing in accordance with University Policy Statement 67. In accordance with PS-18 this position maybe required to report or stay on campus in the event of emergency or closure.

Special Instructions:

Please provide your cover letter, resume, and three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address. A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire.

Please attach ALL required documents under the "Resume/CV" section of your application.

To apply for this position or to see the job’s full list of responsibilities visit the LSU Career site.  

About LSU

As the flagship institution of the state of Louisiana, the vision of LSU is to be a leading research-extensive university, challenging undergraduate and graduate students to achieve the highest levels of intellectual and personal development. Designated as a land-, sea-, and space-grant institution, the mission of LSU is the generation, preservation, dissemination, and application of knowledge and cultivation of the arts. For more information, visit LSU website.

Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu

 


Senior Director of Facilities
Covenant Theological Seminary

JOB SUMMARY

Covenant Seminary is accepting applications for the Senior Director of Facilities, a position that supports and promotes the value of Christian higher education. The Sr. Director of Facilities is responsible for ensuring Seminary facilities effectively and efficiently support operational, administrative, and instructional requirements of the Seminary. The Sr. Director of Facilities provides recommendations for strategic planning, general management, and professional direction for facilities-related functions for all campus locations, including operations and maintenance, capital planning, design, life cost analysis, and construction, as well as for future sites and satellite locations. The Sr. Director of Facilities is charged with articulating a vision for facilities management, developing a plan for that vision (while ensuring that vision aligns with the Seminary’s Strategic Plan), and implementing the plan. The Sr. Director is results-orientated, provides effective servant leadership including team building, knowledge, and expertise to sustain and support the building environment and to deliver student-focused services and solutions.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Duties of the Sr. Director of Facilities include: 

  • Managing all matters related to the Seminary’s physical plant and off-campus buildings such as facility assessments, planning, capital project development, and execution.
  • Actively participating in the strategic and tactical planning processes to allocate the resources necessary to meet the Seminary`s current and future facilities plans.
  • Providing management direction for physical plant on matters pertaining to facility planning, energy management, safety requirements, space utilization, equipment and housekeeping.
  • Managing grounds maintenance, parking lots and walkway maintenance, and campus beautification.
  • Developing policies for student housing and renter transition as well as the management of scheduling apartment turnovers and overseeing renovations and refurbishing.
  • Managing and caring for guest rooms and assisting with hosting campus events and special academia programs.
  • Developing strategies and recommendations to fund operations, preventive maintenance, deferred maintenance, renewals, and deficiencies.
  • Overseeing all aspects of Workers Compensation requirements and claims.
  • Serving as Project Director for various facilities-related projects, construction, assuring compliance and timely completion of tasks and overseeing all aspects of contractor performance including schedule and budget adherence.
  • Working with various outside municipalities and developing solutions for large-scale facilities challenges.
  • Collecting, analyzing, and providing budgetary data and budgetary requests for various projects, including renovations, grounds, remodeling and construction projects. In addition, coordinating occupancy after completing final inspection and the ordering, receiving, and storing all furnishings.
    • Coordinating and supervising all space allocations or relocations and ensuring personnel is trained in the operation and repair of all equipment.
    • Directing maintenance and operations in all construction and maintenance projects done by staff labor.
  • Documenting, construction and archive of work performed so that campus drawings and architectural building plans.
  • Establishing guidelines and performance expectations for staff members, including outstanding customer service, evaluating employee performance, and administering discipline when needed.
  • Establishing and modeling servant-hearted leadership within the Facilities Department and across departmental lines.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, Facilities Management or other appropriate discipline.
  • Eight or more years of progressively responsible, supervisory experience in the effective and supportive management of staff, budgeting, capital projects, and contract administration.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and evidence of strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Extremely proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Possession of a valid U.S. driver’s license.
  • The final candidate(s) are subject to a pre-employment background check.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in engineering, architecture, Facilities Management or other appropriate discipline.
  • Proficient in CAD, Revit or related architecture software.
  • Ten or more years of related experience.

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO APPLY

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to humanresources@covenantseminary.edu or Covenant Theological Seminary, Attn: Human Resources, 12330 Conway Road St. Louis, MO, 63141. Please indicate the specific position for which you are applying. Applications are kept on file for one year and will be considered if an appropriate position becomes available during that time.

 


Building and Grounds Maintenance Manager
Montgomery College

Montgomery College, Germantown Campus, has an immediate need for a full-time, non-bargaining, exempt Building and Grounds Maintenance Manager. The normal hours for this positon are Monday – Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm.  This is an essential positon.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Managing Staffing of Building Service and Grounds Departments

  • Provides management, supervision and leadership to all campus Building Service Workers and Grounds Maintenance Workers.
  • Advises shift Supervisors. Approves overtime, leave request and, schedules. Conduct recruitment and interviewing functions with Leads.
  • Organizing Essential Personnel for Weather events, and some emergencies.

Managing Building and Grounds Departments standards

  • Ensures that students, faculty, and staff have a clean environment to learn and work in by overseeing functions such as: trash removal (bulk, equipment etc); recycling paper, snow removal, repair of buildings, fixtures, entrance ways, sidewalks, and roadways, etc.
  • Creates schedules, timetables and systems to aid in management or achieving goals. Identifying issues and problems within unit and developing strategies to resolve them.
  • Manage/Prepare preventative maintenance work orders, scheduling, and tasks for work orders
  • Relaying issues and concerns to the appropriate personnel
  • Writes the goals and objectives for the unit. Expedites processes to be efficient and effective.

Purchasing/Contractor for Building Service and Grounds Departments

  • Manages the coordination of vendors and/or contractors responsible for the collection of solid waste and recyclables; and integrated pest management. Assists with preparation of specifications for the competitive bid for service
  • Assures that monies are appropriately allocated to perform maintenance, environmental, and housekeeping tasks effectively and efficiently.
  • Keeps main stock room supplied, with paper supplies, cleaning supplies and equipment
  • Prepare & maintain the budget for Building Service and Grounds, over see the purchasing on P-cards, monthly expense reports

Overseeing General Maintenance/Building Service Workers/Leads

  • Making sure all work is up to standards in both departments
  • Create and Filling out Work Orders, for Building service and Grounds, help keep up asset inventory
  • Active member of Campus Response Team.
  • Supervise training workers and Leads

Required Qualifications:

  • Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship
  • High school diploma or GED, and any combination of education, training and experience providing understanding of the field and the ability to perform the job.
  • Five years of progressively responsible experience performing and leading others in building custodial and grounds maintenance work. Experience working in a union environment.
  • Valid driver's license is required and evidence of a good driving record.
  • Knowledge of the methods, procedures, and techniques of building custodial and grounds maintenance work, tools, equipment, and materials used, and hazard/safety precautions.
  • Working knowledge of the operation and maintenance of industrial type equipment and tools.
  • Excellent leadership skills and the ability to instruct, train, and work cooperatively with others as well as communicate effectively (verbally and in writing), and follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), the Internet, and Windows-based applications may be required.
  • Ability to perform light to heavy duty building custodial work and move and/or lift heavy or large items.

Application Process:


Director, Operations & Maintenance
Cal Poly Pomona

Director, Operations & Maintenance

 

Type of Appointment:  Full-time, Management Personnel Plan II (MPP II)

BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBITY

The Director of Operations and Maintenance is responsible for maintaining the campus facilities and grounds.  The incumbent provides direction and supervision to approximately 125 employees by building competence through effecting coaching, performance management and mentoring. The incumbent will administer the staff and coordinate the department’s resources by providing clear direction for necessary services which include maintenance, repairs, minor construction projects, building services, custodial services, landscaping and fleet repairs, minor construction projects, building services, custodial services, landscaping and fleet services.

  

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities will include preventative maintenance data metrics, budget development and ongoing financial planning to ensure that facilities priorities are met.

 

Direct changes and improvements in work methods and develop performance standards for in-house Facilities Management employees.

 

The incumbent will collaborate daily with campus administrators to strategize on campus disruptions during repair and construction projects; will work directly and effectively with student, staff, and faculty to ensure the delivery of services and facilities meet the needs of the department and the University; will also oversee the annual CSU allocation for Special Repair and Minor Capital Outlay projects and collaborate with the Manager of Deferred Maintenance for maintaining and completing the backlog of deferred maintenance work for the campus.

 

Specific duties may include directing the preparation of plans, designs, scheduling, and specifications for various projects; will review schematics, construction drawings, and schedules for projects and will confer with end users, architects, consultants and contractors; provide cost estimates for repair, replacement and alteration projects

 

Represent the campus at meetings with local and state agencies and serve on campus committees relating to campus operations and maintenance.

 

Participate in professional organizations and maintain an understanding of current ideas, research and practices pertaining to the areas of responsibility for the Facility Management Division.

 

Foster an organizational culture that rewards cooperation, communication and skill sharing across work units.

 

Works with the activities of the Customer Service Department and workflow coordinators including the evaluation of specific performance indicators, both financial and operational, and facilities changes to rectify problems and ensure the delivery of quality services to the campus.

 

Integrates and implements policies and procedure for the FP&M Administrative Service work teams.  Designs and prepares productivity reports, conducts focus group meetings with key Managers, Supervisors and staff for the purpose of discussing new policies, reviewing existing methods and developing more efficient procedures. Develops tools to be used for programs and services evaluations, organizes data collection, and information analysis

 

Provides regular feedback to customers and develops regular customer service reports for the AVP and management team.

 

Working in concert with the President’s strategic goals and objectives; develops, manages, implements and assesses the quality initiative with FP&M.

 

Demonstrates a commitment to Quality Improvement by organizing and facilitating regularly scheduled training with Directors and staff as needed to educate and implement quality improvements as a strategy.   

 

Develops a formal recognition program to show employee value, improving morale and increasing employee engagement.

 

SUPERVISION OF OTHERS

Directs the Managers of Custodial, Landscape, MEP Shops, Fleet, Building Services, Project Services, and support staff.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Graduate from a four (4) year college/university with major studies in engineering, management or related fields and ten (10) years of progressively responsible professional and administrative experience involving facilities operations, maintenance and construction in a college/university setting.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Possession of an advance degree in architecture, engineering, construction management, business administration or a field closely related to facilities management.  Extensive experience in managing large organizations through intermediate supervisors and represented employee unions is desirable.

 

CONTACTS

Weekly contact with Consultants, Engineers, Architects, local officials, union representatives, and University Vice Presidents, Deans, Department Heads, Directors of other major units.

 

https://cmshr.hr.cpp.edu/psp/HPOMPRDF/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_EMP.HRS_CE.GBL?pslnkid=POM_ESS_RS_CAREER&ticket=ST-1575327774657-bXdu9SPdHBdrYSOHHm2KIsTKC

 

CEFP preferred.


Grounds Mechanic Assistant
Washtenaw Community College

The Grounds Mechanic Assistant will provide primary support to the Fleet Technician Operator, and assist in overall maintenance and repair of fleet/utility vehicles, grounds equipment, and grounds tools. In addition, this position will be responsible for maintenance of the landscape and grounds of the college, including snow removal.

 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist with inspections, preventative maintenance, and repairs on power equipment, such as tractors, backhoe, push and riding mowers, small engines and other grounds related equipment.
• Assist with inspections, preventative maintenance, and repairs on electric, diesel, and gasoline powered fleet vehicles, ATV’s and related attachments.
• Coordinate with vendors, obtains quotes, purchases parts and materials, picks up orders, and maintains parts inventory for fleet vehicles and grounds related equipment.
• Drive tractors, operates heavy power equipment rented or owned by the college.
• Instruct, demonstrate, and share knowledge with landscape and grounds personnel regarding the proper use and general care of vehicles and related power equipment.
• Wash vehicles, equipment, and shop work areas to maintain cleanliness and shop safety.
• Schedule, arrange, and coordinate vehicle and equipment service, delivery, and pick up from vendors and other college departments.
• Prepare and maintain records, reports, recommendations, etc., including maintenance logs and inspections.
• May make recommendations for the selection of grounds equipment and materials.
• Perform the planting, pruning, mulching, and care of turf, annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees, etc.
• Properly identify plant materials, and remove undesirable plant species from ornamental planting beds by hand or with the use of appropriate equipment.
• Perform tree trimming, minor site construction projects, and assists other Facilities Departments in site related special assignments.
• Remove snow from walkways, drives, paths, and parking lots by hand and with plow trucks, power brooms, snow blowers and heavy equipment.
• Complete various setups for outdoor campus events, displays, and banner installations.
• Maintain tools and equipment in clean working order.
• Assist with disposal of refuse and debris to maintain campus in a clean and sanitary condition.
• Regular attendance on campus is required for this position.
• Other duties as assigned.

 

Work Environment:
• Ability to work in a typical garage or high bay facility, with potential to encounter wind drafts, dust, exhaust fumes (gas/diesel), and spikes in noise levels due to equipment or tool use.
• Ability to work outside in various types of weather, including inclement conditions.

 

Physical Demands:
• Physically capable of walking over uneven surfaces, bending and kneeling for long stretches of time, climbing stairs and ladders, and lifting 50 pounds from floor level to at least waist high.
• Ability to lift, pull, and use pushing motions, in repetition, with tools, materials, and landscape equipment from light to heavy in weight.

Hours/Schedule:
To be determined by college need, and union bargaining agreement. All shifts are posted up to twice a year for requested shift preference. Landscape and Grounds shifts will begin the first pay period of April and November, and include a day shift and an afternoon shift.

 

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• High school diploma or GED equivalent.
• Practical knowledge of repair principles, practices, and techniques for power equipment and fleet maintenance is required.
• Two (2) years of recent, full time, successful, related work experience in power equipment and fleet maintenance.
• Possess and maintain State of Michigan mechanic certification licenses for auto and heavy duty truck in:
o Auto Engine Repair
o Auto Engine Tune up/Repair
HDT Engine Repair – Gasoline
HDT Engine Repair – Diesel
• Demonstrated ability to properly and safely operate heavy equipment (as defined in job duties and responsibilities), power equipment and tools.
• Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate orally, in writing and electronically, and follow basic operating instructions.
• Ability to utilize various computer software programs for digital work order system, and Microsoft Office components for email, proposals, and photo documentation.
• Possess and maintain valid Michigan driver’s license.
• Ability to obtain and maintain Chauffer Driver License.
• Ability to obtain and maintain fork lift and aerial lift certification.
• Ability to interact with clients, co-workers and management in a positive, supportive and cooperative way.


For More Information and to Apply:

https://jobs.wccnet.edu/postings/11032

 


Planner/Inspector/Analyst II - Asset and Preventative Maintenance Coordinator
Michigan State University

IPF Building Services Building Performance Services invites applications for the position of Planner/Inspector/Analyst II - Asset & Preventive Maintenance Coordinator. 

The Asset & Preventative Maintenance (PM) Coordinator develops, documents, establishes and manages the preventive maintenance program for all facility and utility systems, including but not limited to, refrigeration, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), steam, condensate, plumbing, fire protection, and electrical systems using a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).  The Asset & PM Coordinator is responsible for the accurate and timely collection of equipment data and ensures data is recorded in the CMMS in a well-organized manner so it can be easily retrieved and utilized to facilitate maintenance of the systems and track overall program status/impact.  This position works closely with IPF and other facilities management staff in developing, implementing, and monitoring PM programs for facility and utility systems, components, and equipment.  The Asset & PM Coordinator reviews manufacturer's operations and maintenance manuals to determine optimum frequency of PM tasks and associated activities. The Asset & PM Coordinator works to distribute preventive maintenance work, collect and compile data regarding the performance of preventive maintenance, routinely evaluate the preventive maintenance program (task frequency, completion rate, timeliness, performance results, etc.) and recommends adjustments or improvements to the program.  The Asset & PM Coordinator works closely with maintenance technicians, supervisors, and project managers to collect data regarding new construction, renovation, or other projects.  The position supervises student and temporary employees that assist in performing administrative / data entry tasks related to the PM program.  
 
This position will engage in high performance, leading edge practices, which are innovative in their approach to increased stewardship and service excellence.
 
Minimum Requirements:  Knowledge normally acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Engineering, HVAC, or a related field; three to five years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in facilities management, building systems, and/or construction specific to the work being performed; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; may require a license in a specified field.
 
Desired Qualifications:  A bachelor’s degree in facilities management or business administration, knowledge of FAMIS or equivalent computerized maintenance management systems / Blue Cielo Meridian or equivalent document management system and Unifier or equivalent project management information system; ability to utilize computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software; knowledge of data management/analysis principles and methods; strong customer relations and organizational skills; ability to read, interpret, and apply related industry recommendations and standards.  Facilities management certification/accreditation and/or knowledge of the commercial building operations and maintenance a plus. 
 
A creative and innovative lifelong learner with the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population; able to problem solve within a collaborative team environment; ability to understand different perspectives while utilizing expert knowledge of the technical operations of the job.
 
Please apply at:  www.careers.msu.edu and reference job number  637722
 

CEFP preferred.


Building Controls Technician
Pacific Lutheran University

Work Schedule:
FT; Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm.
 
General Description:
The Building Controls Technician performs maintenance duties and adjustment and repair of electric, electronic, pneumatic, and direct digital-controlled building automation systems. This position is responsible for monitoring, troubleshooting, modifying, calibrating, and programming system features and responding to technical and mechanical problems either remotely or on-site, to ensure a clean, safe, and attractive learning environment. This position also makes decisions based upon sound maintenance practices. This position reports to Maintenance Manager.
 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Troubleshoot, modify, and adjust computer-based heating, ventilation, and AC controls systems.
  • Fabricate and implement programs or building control strategies.
  • Repair and maintain individual hardware and software components of applicable systems.
  • Perform major to minor overhauls, including disassembling and inspection of all parts, replacing worn and defective parts, reassembling of all equipment and controls, and testing to ensure proper functions.
  • Train others on troubleshooting, overhaul, repair, calibration, and testing of controls.
  • Operate and maintain all control systems on campus including graphics, pneumatic controls, direct digital controls, variable frequency drives, energy management computer, managing data points, and ensuring that they are operating properly and accurately.
  • Respond to service requests to adjust airflow, temperature, and humidity for rooms and buildings.
  • Respond to daytime emergency calls within one hour and be on-call for weekend/evening emergencies.
  • Inspect renovations and modifications installed by contractors to ensure compliance with specifications.
  • Assist in development of energy-tracking systems to identify energy usage and savings along with implementations of new control strategies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Working knowledge of energy management systems including the ability to understand/use system features.
  • Knowledge of heating, AC equipment, pneumatic controls, electrical, and electronic control systems.
  • Ability to read, write, and perform calculations including the ability to read, interpret, and work from blueprints, plans, drawings, and specifications; ability to make rough sketches.
  • Ability to perform emergency repairs in many areas along with the ability to perform delicate repairs.
  • Ability to work independently as well as establish and maintain relations with faculty, staff, and students.
  • Ability to make decisions and work independently without close supervision.
Required Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Technical/trade school graduation or 2 years of an equivalent apprenticeship.
  • Valid driver’s license (Must have had a valid driver’s license for at least 2 years).
  • Finalist applicants must satisfactorily complete pre-employment background check, pass PLU’s Driver’s Certification Training, and provide an original copy of their Driving Record (5-year Employment Abstract).
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3 years of experience in the field of DDC and other control systems pertaining to HVAC.

Hiring Range:

  • $28.85-$33.65 per hour with excellent benefits.
Other Information:
PLU offers an excellent benefits package including tuition remission for employees and their dependents, retirement plan, medical, dental, paid vacation, major holidays off, and many other great university benefits.
 
To Apply:
https://employment.plu.edu/postings/5928 (See full posting for additional details.)
 

Director of Construction Management
Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education

Director of Construction Management

Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education

 

The Office of the Chancellor of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education is seeking a collaborative leader for the Director of Construction Management.  Headquartered in Harrisburg, the State System is comprised of Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities.

This position, which reports to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Facilities, is responsible for the corporate management of the System’s program for procurement and administration of construction contracts and design professional services contracts; including providing procedures, guidance, coordination, and tools to assist System universities in executing a variety of projects and contracts for their facilities planning, design, construction, renovation, and maintenance.

Serving as the subject matter expert on the procurement and administration of construction contracts and design professional services contracts for the System, the Director has wide latitude in developing initiatives and tools to benefit and support the program. In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience with public construction procurement (federal or state) is essential. 

Responsibility highlights include: 

  • procuring and administering central design professional services contracts.
  • administering the agency-level contracts disputes process for protests and claims.
  • coordinating with the Pennsylvania Department of General Services (DGS), primarily in relation to its execution of Commonwealth Capital projects for System universities.
  • establishing policy and procedures/standards to support the statutory contracting authority and related university training and compliance.

 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • a baccalaureate degree in architecture, engineering, or related fields is required; an advanced degree in a related field is preferred.
  • registration as a professional architect or engineer is preferred.
  • a minimum of ten years of increasingly responsible experience and documented success in procurement of design and construction contracts for public facilities or other applicable experience.
  • a minimum of three years of the above in positions working directly with senior administration, governmental officials, architect-engineering firms, and/or construction contractors; or with other applicable experience.

 

For the complete job description and to apply see:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kutztownedu/jobs/2577788/director-of-construction-management?pagetype=transferJobs

 


Mechanical Engineer
University of Nebraska

This position is a member of the Facilities, Planning and Construction (FPC) team responsible for providing mechanical engineering oversight for building and utility plant mechanical systems; preparing engineering analysis and design services for mechanical systems; managing construction projects having a mechanical engineering focus; and other general technical support. FPC projects occur at University of Nebraska Omaha, Lincoln, Kearney and Curtis campuses as well as other outstate facilities. This position will work primarily out of the Lincoln Nebraska office.  

Further details and instructions on how to apply for this position can be found here: https://careers.nebraska.edu/postings/1018