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For the week of October 12, 2020

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Director of Physical Plant Services
Albuquerque Academy

Position Summary:

The Director of Physical Plant Services is responsible for stewarding the Albuquerque Academy campus; leading a talented and dedicated team of maintenance technicians, grounds workers, custodians and events specialists; supporting a wide-range of administrative, programmatic and sustainability initiatives; instilling an unparalleled customer service attitude among all physical plant staff; and ensuring the thousands of annual visitors are delighted when arriving on campus.


A. Education

  • College degree required, preferably in one of the following disciplines: Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Architecture or related field of education.

B. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Customer service orientation with a proven ability to build relationships.
  • Strong problem solving skills and the ability to effectively organize and direct personnel during crisis or emergency situations.
  • Effective leadership skills; excellent interpersonal skills and extensive experience managing a diverse staff.
  • Extensive knowledge of utility operations and maintenance practices and requirements, including testing and preventative maintenance procedures.
  • Extensive knowledge of sports facilities and turf management practices and procedures.
  • Understanding of DDC building control systems and BMMS.
  • Working knowledge of computer systems, maintenance management software and business software including Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel and Google Docs & Sheets.
  • Familiarity with current federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations affecting the handling, use, storage, monitoring, recordkeeping disposal and presence of the following: asbestos, PCBs, underground storage tanks and pesticides.
  • Willing to work flexible hours as needed, including evenings and weekends.

C. Experience

  • 10 years or more of facilities management experience as a facilities manager with at least four years in a senior position in a complex multi-building facility.  Experience in an educational setting is highly desirable.
  • Strong knowledge of skilled trade work requirements, including plumbing, electrical and carpentry, HVAC, masonry, roofing, and other building systems. Field service in the trades is a plus.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.


The deadline to apply is Friday, November 6, 2020.  Applicants are asked to submit a resume and letter of interest and resume along with their online application.  To view the full job description and apply online CLICK HERE



Physical Plant Director
Winona State University

Winona State University, a top-ranked public university and the oldest member of the Minnesota State System of colleges and universities, seeks candidates for a Physical Plant Director. As our Director, you will be responsible for the planning and execution of the operations and maintenance of all physical facilities at Winona State.


As the leader of the operations team, the Director works closely and collaboratively with the University’s staff, their delegates, and key members of the campus community, and is responsive to students, faculty, and staff. The Director is responsible for building and developing a team that consistently provides a high level of facilities stewardship, customer service, and communications, working with a diverse community to meet academic, programmatic, and residential needs and priorities. This position advises on policies and procedures that relate to the management of campus physical resources and participates in the planning and management of capital renewal and replacement budgets for facility maintenance and improvements. Winona State is preparing to author its first Resiliency Plan which will guide our physical infrastructure’s transition toward highly sustainable operations. The Director will be a key member of our planning team. 


Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree and 5 or more years of progressively responsible management experience in a similar role. Additional qualifications include knowledge of best practices in facility operations management, engineering and technical knowledge of building and campus infrastructure systems, the ability to develop and foster a cooperative work environment, the ability to communicate and interact effectively within a diverse community. A commitment to advancing learning in an intercultural environment is expected. We encourage all interested individuals meeting the criteria of the described position to apply.


Winona, with its Mississippi River bluffs, is one of the most stunning places in the country and in the state. It is a unique community with amenities and options not often found in cities its size. It is one of the oldest communities in Minnesota yet maintains a fiercely entrepreneurial spirit. Winona’s business community ranges from small traditional businesses to incredibly high-tech and innovative companies that serve customers on an international scale.


The people and lifestyles in Winona run the gamut from simple to elegant, from pro-business to pro-environment, from conservative to liberal and many other ways of life. Winona is home to an amazing array of arts activities, from talent shows at the senior high school, all the way up to world-renowned music and professional theater, and a one-of-a-kind art museum. The area provides four seasons of outdoor recreation including skiing, running, boating, walking, biking, fishing and more. There is a little bit of everything for everyone in Winona, making for a rich diversity of people, activities, thoughts and ideas.


For a detailed description and to apply, visit and search posting #42051.


WSU is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System and is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Director of Mechanical and Energy Management Operations
University of Texas Arlington

Director of Mechanical and Energy Management Operations (S02407P)
Arlington, Texas

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Position Title: Director of Mechanical and Energy Management Operations (S02407P)

Posting Number S02407P
Position Title Director of Mechanical and Energy Management Operations (S02407P)
Department Facilities Mgmt Administration
Location Arlington
Job Family Facilities/Construction
Position Status Full-time
Work Hours Standard
Work Schedule

Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm.
The position requires work hours beyond 8:00am to 5:00pm on an infrequent but Continuous basis

Open to External and Internal
Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience.
Duration Funding expected to continue
Pay Basis Monthly
Benefits Eligible Yes
Job Summary

Serve as the Director of Energy and Mechanical Operations for the Office of Facilities Management (OFM). Provide professional engineering experience, administrative management, and supervisory directions for the daily operational functions of the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Perform in-house mechanical, electrical and/or plumbing design oversight and assistance on projects proposed or to be constructed. Oversee the Campus Mechanical Engineer and Energy Analyst in performance of their duties. Develop annual, mid-range, and long-term maintenance forecasts of projects and initial order-of-magnitude budgets. Oversee contract preparation and award of projects and be capable of directing and reviewing both in-house and contractor trades in these categories. Provide oversight and support to the Thermal Energy Plant (TEP), which is responsible for the operations, repair and maintenance of the essential equipment in the TEP, the TEP sub-plant, the 2 1/2 miles of tunnels that support the chilled water and steam system that provide heating and cooling of approximately 5,000,000 square feet of buildings, including classrooms and research space. Provide oversight and support to the HVAC Shop, and Energy Controls shop which are responsible for operating, maintaining and repairing the campus HVAC Systems including one off-campus locations in Fort Worth. Consult with other Directors and become a knowledgeable source for all campus utility infra-structure maintenance and operations. Integrally support other Directors and Assistant Vice President of Facilities on multiple planning strategies including business continuity, emergency response, master planning, fiscal management, and presentations. Manage In-House and Capital Projects review, coordination and commissioning of projects. Establish UT Arlington Office of Facilities Management facility standards where applicable. Manage energy conservation and usage. This involves Computer Energy Management system strategies, implementing ERCOT and ONCOR Management Programs, monitoring building performance and initiates NSW initiatives. The Facilities Engineer has day to day responsibilities. Respond to emergency and urgent service calls that support research, classrooms, data processing, Housing properties (residence halls and apartments), and other critical support areas. Performs other functions as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelors of Science Degree in engineering, preferably mechanical. Texas state license to practice as a Professional Engineer required. Applicant should have at least ten years of experience in the engineering and related management fields, with specific experience in university Facilities Management concentrating on operations, maintenance/repair and minor construction of all types of university building including classrooms, labs, Nanofab buildings, arenas, science and research buildings, residence halls and auxiliary structures.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in construction estimating, engineered products technical sale representative; working with a commercial or institutional contractor with emphasis on mechanical construction; engineering MEP design; trades (shops) management / oversight in higher education position or large school system; experience overseeing contractors as the “owner’s agent”. Excellent inter-personal leadership skills and be comfortable from the “boiler room to the board room”. Individual will work directly with Deans of the several university colleges, as well as other university top leadership. Be knowledgeable of construction codes for mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and energy compliance. Must have in-depth knowledge of construction techniques and building MEP systems. Must have excellent writing skills for correspondence and contractual requirements. Must be proficient computer skills for technical spreadsheets, word documents, and PowerPoint presentations. Must be able to work well with skilled trades. Experience in conflict resolution, overseeing disciplinary actions.

Working Conditions

Work responsibilities are both technical and administrative in nature. Employee is expected to respond to occasional after-hours emergencies on campus for the Facilities Management operations. Must be able to work off ladders, scaffolding, and top/roofs of buildings. Working conditions are considered acceptable, but occasionally involve exposure to one or more disagreeable elements such as biohazards, toxic lab chemicals, poisonous gases, dust, dirt, and the need to work in confined spaces, extreme cold or hot and all weather conditions. Ability to lift, push, pull, bend, stand, sit, kneel and squat.

Special Conditions for Eligibility  
EEO Statement

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.


Operations Control Center (OCC) Steam Shift Operator
The University of Pennsylvania

Operations Control Center (OCC) Steamshift Operator


Job Description

Operates, installs, maintains and repairs all types of pipe lines, heating systems, heat exchangers, hot water generators and pumps.  Candidates will be expected to work in a multi-skilled environment.


Job Requirements

•    Must have High School Diploma or GED.

•    Must have successfully completed one of the following:                                                                         

  1. An approved accredited apprenticeship (4 year program) in HVAC or Steamfitting and have obtained 3 years of Journey-person level on the job experience post program graduation.    
  2. HVAC or Steamfitter trade-specific vocational school (2-year program) and have obtained 5 years of Journey-person level on the job experience post program graduation. 
  3. HVAC or Steamfitter trade-specific military school(s) or corporate training program and have obtained 5 years of journey-person level on the job experience post program completion.
  4. Must have 5-7 years of experience with HVAC and/or Steam systems.
  5. Must be able to perform the physical demands of the position including extensive walking, standing, bending, climbing stairs/ladders, and the ability to lift at least 50 lbs.  Must have valid driver’s license, free of any suspension or revocation, from the individual’s state of permanent residency. Must be able to accept rotating shift work if required.
  6. Must have the ability, experience and willingness to perform multi- skilled trade functions as assigned or as operational needs dictate.
  7. Knowledge of the principles and methods used in the maintenance and operation of  steam distribution, HVAC, and building mechanical systems; as well as understanding of the components associated with these systems (valves , steam Traps,  pumps, coils, AHU's, etc.).
  8. Experience in using the materials, tools, and equipment used in the installation, maintenance and repair of steam, HVAC and building equipment.
  9. Experience installing, troubleshooting, and repairing all components associated with steam, HVAC and building mechanical systems.

10)Practical and theoretical knowledge in understanding and utilizing safe work practices and PPE as defined by OSHA and other governing entities. (LOTO, JSA,

      PRCS, PPE, etc.).

11) Experience energizing, operating, and maintaining steam distribution systems with pressures ranging from 0-250 psi.

12) Experience interpreting and working from schematics, drawings, sketches and O&M manuals.  

13) Experience repairing and troubleshooting both pneumatic and DDC controls.

14) Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


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