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For the week of February 3, 2020

General Administration & Management

Maintenance & Operations

Energy & Utilities

Planning, Design & Construction


Facilities Manager
Folger Shakespeare Library

Facilities Manager

The Folger Shakespeare Library, located on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, seeks a Facilities Manager to support its Facilities and Operations teams. The Facilities Manager, reporting to the Head of Operations, will oversee and coordinate maintenance, set up, and repair work assignments for all Folger properties, which are comprised of historic buildings, office spaces, and residential properties. The Facilities Manager will also: schedule contractor work and service agreement visits; perform financial and administrative management for the Operations team; track, manage, and purchase supplies and equipment; evaluate all suppliers for price, quality, and service; oversee landscape and cleaning contractors; serve as the primary customer service contact for the department; and manage the room rental system. This is a full-time position with a generous benefits package.

A successful candidate will have a high school diploma (bachelor’s degree preferred), a minimum of 5-8 years of experience working in a fast-paced customer service-oriented role, and prior facilities or property management experience. Experience in cultural organizations, historical properties, construction projects, and capital projects is strongly preferred. Candidates must have basic business and computer knowledge, proficiency with Microsoft Office, and effective, solution-focused communication skills (both written and verbal). Candidates should feel comfortable presenting information to internal colleagues and/or large groups of employees and be able to effectively communicate with individuals from a variety of backgrounds.

This position works Monday-Friday, with occasional weekend duties. The Facilities Manager will work in a combination of office, residential, and shop environments, and is regularly exposed to dust, odors, oil, fumes, and noise. This position requires the following abilities: communicate effectively in person and via radio, email, or phone; lift and carry up to 25lbs unaided for short distances; use a computer; navigate through apartments and work spaces that are under construction; and climb stairs to inspect multi-level properties that do not have elevators. A valid driver’s license is also required.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume on our website, http://www.folger.edu/employment-opportunities. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered. No phone calls please. The Folger Shakespeare Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Asset Manager
Colorado State University

Colorado State University seeks applications and nominations for the position of Asset Manager, in Facilities Management. The position will report to the CSU Facilities Management Associate Director of Operations and will support all aspects of facility and equipment maintainable asset information and system usage in the Integrated Work Management System (IWMS). Responsibilities include stewardship of Facilities Management assets through the asset life cycle within one or more functional areas. Position will support business continuity from new project inception, design, construction commissioning, project transition to operations and ongoing operations and maintenance. Facilitates leadership decision-making for program priorities, district support structures and resource allocation.

The full position announcement and application instructions are available at:
http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/73985

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.


Manager, Facilities Services
BCIT

BCIT’s Facilities & Campus Development department is seeking a regular, full-time Manager, Facilities Services. This position is responsible for managing the maintenance and operations function within the Facilities and Campus Development department. 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in developing programs and processes for efficient operation of services, including using facilities management information technology tools to improve business processes.
  • Ensures that facilities are functioning safely, efficiently, and in compliance with applicable laws and codes.
  • Manages maintenance upgrade and renovation projects.
  • Establishes good work control practices, ensuring that maintenance priorities and customer needs are optimized with the available manpower.
  • Works towards the full implementation of a computerized maintenance management system for all facility assets.
  • Ensures sound energy management practices are established and maintained within the maintenance environment.
  • Assists with compiling and prioritizing capital budgets.
  • Develops maintenance project planning and ranking database and project scope delivery for all BCIT sites
  • Liaises with Safety, Security and Emergency Management (SSEM) department to develop best practices in safety from relevant industry sectors.
  • Develops operational contingency plans for all BCIT sites.
  • May act as a representative on the Labour/Management Committee.
  • Oversees the recruitment, performance and development of staff. Provides direction, establishes employee development programs and coaching/mentoring practices that promotes individual and team competence, productivity, safety and customer-focused solutions.
  • Ensures BCIT Facilities Services Apprentices are given a broad exposure to systems, operations and safety.
  • Performs other activities and tasks as required and assigned by the Director, Facilities Services.
  • Participates in professional organizations and keeps current on state-of-the-art initiatives in the field of practice.
  • After-hours on-call responsibilities to be shared with other managers in Facilities Services.
  • Mechanical Focus:
  • Plumbing, HVAC, power plant operations and maintenance to ensure all applicable codes, regulations and practices are adhered to, including municipal, provincial and national building codes.
  • Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Act, BC Safety Authority, and WorkSafe BC.
  • Electrical Focus:
    • Electrical, Electronics, Emergency Power plants, Fire Life Safety Systems operations and maintenance ensuring all applicable codes, regulations and practices are adhered to.  Including City, Provincial and Nation building codes, Nation Fire Protection Association, BC Safety Authority, and WorkSafe BC.
  • Operational Focus:
    • Custodial, Grounds and General Building Trades (Carpentry and Building Maintenance Workers) ensuring all applicable codes, regulations and practices are adhered to.  Including City Codes, BC Building Codes, WorkSafe BC and National Fire Code.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering.
  • Three to five years of current managerial experience in a facilities or manufacturing environment, preferably in a unionized setting.
  • Field Safety Representative certification is an asset.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Training and experience in facilities management, preventative maintenance, project management and building trades, including building codes, industry standards and procedures.
  • Strong background in budgeting, and finance.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead others with a proven ability to build internal teams.
  • Proven ability to plan and implement change, especially process improvements.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with all levels of customers and create systems and processes that maximize customer service.

 


Senior Director, Campus Maintenance & Operations
Houston Zoo

The Houston Zoo is seeking a highly skilled mission-driven professional with experience in all phases of strategic planning and change management to provide the Zoo with cross-divisional leadership.  The Senior Director will be responsible for leading, mentoring and motivating a fast-paced maintenance department (General Maintenance, Carpentry, HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Welding, Painting, Mechanic, Horticulture, Grounds & Housekeeping, Sustainability).

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience with the initiating, planning and executing components of a strategic vision, including department budgeting and outsourcing analytics.  Flexibility is required to independently and collaboratively work with others in a wide variety of circumstances to achieve unit objectives. LEED accreditation preferred.

Our Mission:  Houston Zoo connects communities with animals, inspiring action to save wildlife.

Our Vision:     Houston Zoo will be a leader in the global movement to save wildlife.

Responsibilities

  • Develops and maintains positive working relationships across all internal departments and work closely with fellow department leaders
  • Creates, monitors and completes a comprehensive annual plan of timely repairs and preventative work that assures the highest performance of Zoo facilities
  • Institutes programs ensuring the highest levels of cleanliness and landscape health and beauty, world class guest service, support for Special Events and Zoo-wide public events and celebrations
  • Ensures the Zoos conservation and green initiatives are part of every decision
  • Responsible for the professional development and progress of all direct reports including weekly communication and ongoing mentoring
  • Develops and implement innovative programs, processes and procedures to reduce short- and long-term operating costs and increase productivity and efficiency
  • Enforces appropriate rules and regulations and maintains safety standards in conformance with state and insurance regulations as related to the activities of the department.  Ensures compliance with applicable building and safety codes, hazardous waste disposal, OSHA, hazardous materials, etc.
  • Follows HZI purchasing policies in dealing with outside vendors/contractors
  • Closely coordinates upcoming repairs and jobs that impact animal or guest areas and communicates well in advance for proactive planning with all departments involved
  • Displays strong administrative skills, excellent customer service and organizational skills coupled with attention to detail and follow up are critical to success in this role
  • Coordinates and monitors status of work orders; estimates, materials and labor costs, requests, and purchases materials and equipment
  • Ensures that time and materials are planned, reconciled and assigned to the appropriate cost center for accounting purposes
  • Determines annual staffing needs; aligns functional work areas and assigns responsibilities.  Implements training programs as necessary for maintaining or improving professional and technical qualifications of staff
  • Approves the selection of new employees; appraises, counsels, disciplines, and evaluates staff; resolves grievances

Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) in business, engineering, facilities operations or related field
  • Minimum of eight (8) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Five (5) years established experience with strategic and master planning
  • Two (2) years related professional experience with budgeting, workforce analysis and outsourcing analytics
  • Knowledge of all phases of facilities operation, maintenance and repair, planning, scheduling, management and administration of the facility; federal, state, and local safety practices; record keeping and report writing experience
  • LEED accreditation is preferred
  • Speak persuasively to implement desire actions
  • Knowledge of pertinent laws, codes, policies, and/or regulations; personnel processes; standard business practices
  • Maintain a Texas Driver’s license and comply with HZI policy on driving

               

ABOUT HOUSTON ZOO

The Houston Zoo is made up of many moving parts with over 6,000 permanent residents (our animals) for whom we provide housing, meals, medical care and, yes, even education! There are over 2 million guests each year who come to experience our incredible variety of animals and ecosystems, as well as attend special private and public events and entertainment. Our dedicated staff works around the clock to ensure that the Zoo is always running smoothly for the safety and well-being of our residents and guests. We strive to ensure the protection of all the counterparts of the animals we have at the Zoo and in the wild.

Join the Houston Zoo and become a part of an organization that is focused on the preservation of wildlife and their habitats by combining conservation with education and promotion of sustainable livelihoods in the local communities.  Houston Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply:  https://www.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/houstonzoo

 


Senior Energy Facility Operator (Boiler Operator)
Central Michigan University

Senior Energy Facility Operator (Boiler Operator)

Performs skilled work in the operation and maintenance of high-pressure steam boilers, steam absorption and centrifugal chillers, air conditioning cooling towers, steam, diesel and gas turbine driven generators, air compressors, pumps, and related work as required. Required: Education equivalent to completion of twelfth grade. Completion of a formal apprentice program of a qualifying nature or equivalent training and experience. For a complete list of requirements and to apply on-line, please visit www.jobs.cmich.edu.

CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex-based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie).”

 

 


Specialist II/III, Energy Management
Auburn University

Specialist II/III, Energy Management

Requisition Number S046P

Home Org Name
Energy Management

Division Name
Assoc Vice President Facilities

Job Summary
Supports Auburn University’s energy management and conservation initiatives and programs through optimization of campus building systems.

Essential Functions
Supports new commissioning efforts by performing design reviews, report reviews, and item follow-up to ensure that new systems are started efficiently. Performs Building Automation System (BAS) programming to implement energy management strategies. Performs Test and Balance functions to evaluate the current condition of buildings in support of the Continuous and Retro-Commissioning efforts. Uses predictive maintenance techniques in the analysis of buildings. Develops reports from analysis of buildings for distribution to appropriate Auburn University personnel. Performs minor repair activities on building components during commissioning projects to aid in the efficiency of buildings. Performs troubleshooting activities to improve building performance and aid Auburn University personnel in completing root-cause analysis functions. Performs training of building systems to aid maintenance personnel in developing skill levels. Performs minor retrofits that will result in energy savings or building operation improvements. Monitors and analyzes results of improvement projects to illustrate outcomes to upper managements. Utilizes building modeling software to construct and maintain models for system analysis during Retro-Commissioning efforts.

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Two Years of Experience
  • Experience in energy conservation practices

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

  • Level II: 4 years of experience
  • Level III: 6 years of experience

For more information and to apply, please visit: http://www.auemployment.com/postings/6137

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.


Director of Capital Projects and Construction
Merced Community College District

          UPDATED JOB OPPORTUNITY:     DIRECTOR OF CAPITAL PROJECTS AND CONSTRUCTION

Salary: Full Salary Range $88,152-$136,917 (additional compensation for doctorate) (salary will be commensurate with experience)

Closing Date: Monday, February 17, 2020, 12:00 pm, PST (Interviews week of March 2, 2020)

Beginning Date: Approximately, March 2020

The Director of Capital Projects and Construction will have the responsibility of managing all construction projects for Merced College.  With a potential bond campaign on the horizon plus the recent completion of our Facilities Master Plan (FMP), this is a very exciting time and has created a great opportunity for growth.  The Facilities Master Plan is designed to support student success which is a core mission of our system.  Additionally, it integrates planning principles of student success, access and wayfinding, collegiate identity, efficiency, stewardship, and community engagement. Collectively, these principles guided the development of the FMP, which has paved the way for a new and innovative infrastructure for Merced College.  We are looking for a member of the leadership team willing to embrace challenges and guide Merced College to a successful pathway of innovative facilities, developed to better serve our students and our community.  We welcome you to apply and join our team!

Minimum Qualifications:

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree from an acceptable accredited institution in a related field AND four years of management experience  OR
  • Associate’s degree from an acceptable accredited institution in a related field AND six years of management experience  OR
  • Any combination of applicable education and work experience with at least eight years of management-level experience
  • Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students
     

Preferred:

  • Master’s degree from an acceptable accredited institution in a related field AND
  • License or similar experience in architecture and/or engineering
  • Experience working with architects, engineers, contractors, inspectors, and other construction
  • specialists
  • Experience in the preparation and implementation of facilities master plans
  • Experience working with federal and state regulatory agencies such as OSHA and DSA
  • Experience in California Community College facilities planning, construction management and
  • Capital improvement or facilities bond and financing

License or Certificate:

  • LEED Certification
  • Registered Architect or Engineer
  • Project Management Professional
  • Contractor’s License

General Description:

Under direction of the Vice President of Administrative Services, provide professional leadership in developing, planning, leading and implementing facility plans and capital construction in accordance with District plans. Manage construction of capital projects including remodels, renovations, and new construction from project concept and initiation to construction, occupancy and post-occupancy evaluation and certification. Oversee the facilities master planning process and coordinate implementation of the general obligation bond program. Develop strategies for funding and request funding as appropriate.

See link below for more detailed information and how to applyCandidates will submit a complete application on the Merced College career pages at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mccd