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Assistant Director of Facilities and Physical Plant (Facilities Construction Coordinator)
Southwest Minnesota State University

Application Deadline: February 8, 2021, at 11:59 p.m.

Salary Range: $25.71 - $37.82/hour

Days/Hours of Work: Fulltime Unlimited, Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

FLSA Status: Exempt

Position Purpose:

The Assistant Director provides project management services in planning, cost estimating, design coordination, monitoring of facility construction projects and construction contract administration for Capital Improvement, HEAPR, R&R, Revenue Fund and general operating funds projects for Southwest Minnesota State University. The position also performs other job tasks as assigned by the Director of Facilities and Physical Plant.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering or related area or equivalent education and work experience.

 Experience and knowledge of construction, project management, preventative maintenance, deferred maintenance and energy conservation. 

 Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local health, safety and environmental laws and regulations related to facilities, construction, operations and planning. 

 Knowledge of project management principles, practices, techniques and tools.

 Experience in estimating and budget management.

 Experience managing general contractors and sub-contractors.

 Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.  Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.

 Excellent organization and coordinating skills. 

 Knowledge of contract documents and specifications.  The ability to review construction documents for accuracy, comment, compliance with applicable codes and criteria.

 Skill in the use of personal computers and the related software applications.

Ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience managing projects over $500,000.

Extensive experience working with Architects, Engineers and Consultants.

Experience with contractors on warranty items, O&M manuals, as-built drawings and construction prints.

Experience in Capital Improvement Projects and Planning.

Experience with contracts, RFP, RFQ, RFI, ASI, Change Orders (CO) and Construction Change Directives (CCD).

Experience with State Bonding Requests and State Legislators.

Experience with grant writing.

Please Note:

Evening and weekend hours required as needed.

To apply for the position, submit resume and application through the Minnesota Management & Budget (MMB) Employment website: www.mn.gov/careers. Use the Job Posting Number 43195.

 


Director, FASS Business Operations
University of Oregon

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON – FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION SHARED SERVICES

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  BUSINESS OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
Classification:  Officer of Administration, Executive/Management/Director
Job Number:  525948
Compensation:  $100,000 – $109,500 annually
Employment Type:  Regular, Full-Time

Are you looking for a business leadership opportunity in a fun, caring, and fast-paced workplace?

University of Oregon Finance and Administration Shared Services (FASS) is looking for a motivated, creative and experienced Director of Business Operations for Finance and Administration Shared Services at the University of Oregon. Are you a manager who can lead with both formal structure and individual compassion? You will lead a group of more than 20 professionals across 4 teams: Finance & Budget, Accounting, Purchasing and Campus Stores & Mail. Your day-to-day involves working with a wide variety of operational departments to provide consistent, accurate and timely business support services in a metric-driven environment. Do you want to have an impact? The Director of Business Operations is a valued member of FASS leadership and advisor to campus senior management by providing thorough analysis and recommendations that will affect the short and long-term operations of the University. Finally, you will need to be a leader who believes in maintaining an accepting workplace where staff needs, diversity, inclusion, and an appropriate work/life balance are paramount. 

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Director, Finance and Administration Shared Services Business Operations manages the day-to-day operations of the business operations arm of FASS. This position oversees 4 distinct units; Budget/Finance, Accounting, Procurement and the Campus Logistics, mail and stores team. The Director also manages an additional mail services auxiliary unit as a self-sustaining program. The Director will regularly perform complex financial, budgetary and accounting analysis and provide consultation and recommendations to a variety of supported University executives and unit heads in regards to funding and business decisions for their departments. The Director prepares, recommends and implements appropriate business practices and procedures to create an effective and efficient support unit that works collaboratively with both central and departmental stakeholders. This includes providing guidance and tactical planning support to subordinate supervisors and employees to appropriately enact strategies lined out by the Senior Director of Finance and Administration Shared Services and the University. This position is responsible for handling any escalated operational concerns and developing solutions to mediate the situation.

TO APPLY: Read more about the position qualifications, create a profile and submit a completed online application at https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/525948/director-fass-business-operations

Your online application should include a professional resume and a cover letter that addresses how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications, along with an answer to the supplemental question.

For a complete list of job duties, please email fasshr@uoregon.edu.

 


Executive Director, Deputy to the Associate Vice President for Facilities Planning & Management
University of Texas at Austin

University of Texas at Austin

Executive Director, Deputy to the Associate Vice President

for Facilities Planning & Management

2021

The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) welcomes nominations and applications for the position of Executive Director, Deputy to the Associate Vice President for Facilities Planning & Management (Deputy).

Facilities Planning & Management (FPM) is an organization with over 1,000 staff, employed in the departments of Capital Projects and Construction; Project Management and Construction Services; Facilities Services; Campus Real Estate Office; Sustainability; and the Office of the Associate Vice President. The mission of FPM is “providing excellence in facilities and services” and the organization is committed to promoting respect and civility in the workplace, and to creating an engaged, inclusive and diverse workforce.

The Deputy works closely with the AVP to identify and carry out strategic initiatives consistent with the direction provided by the Senior Vice President (SVP) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). They are a key advisor, both in long range planning and in the allocation of resources for the organization. This requires close consultation and coordination with FPM Directors regarding departmental plans to coordinate and standardize actions across the portfolio. This position develops plans to support FPM’s strategic initiatives and prepares reports to monitor progress toward strategic goals. In addition, the deputy assists with coordinating work and communication across the portfolio as FPM focuses on increasing engagement, inclusion and diversity within the organization.

This position manages the Office of the FPM AVP, including providing leadership in staff development, resource allocation and coordination of activities within the office and with other departments within FPM. Additional responsibilities include serving on committees and teams at the university level both as a representative of FPM and to assist with implementation of university-wide initiatives and policies.

For best consideration, please send all nominations and applications to:

Susan VanGilder, Partner

Kenna Boyd, Senior Associate

UTAustinFacilities@storbecksearch.com

For more information, please visit UT Austin’s home page at https://www.utexas.edu/ and the full position description https://assets.storbecksearch.com/files/resources/utaustin-facilities-pd.pdf

The University of Texas at Austin is committed to providing an inclusive educational environment in which all students, faculty, and staff can learn, research, create, work and thrive free from all forms of harassment, discrimination, and misconduct. As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UT Austin complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

 


Information Technology Technical Associate - Client Tech Manager
Illinois State University

URL:  https://jobsearch.illinoisstate.edu/en-us/job/510602/itta-client-tech-manager

Title: Information Technology Technical Associate - Client Tech Manager

Department: Superintendence

Campus Location: Illinois State University, Normal, IL

Facilities Management is currently seeking a service-minded leader with technical expertise.  Position requires an individual that is capable and comfortable collaborating with departments to facilitate technical requests related to electronic access, computerized maintenance management systems, and other lines of business applications.

General Summary

The purpose of this position is to communicate technical material and create a flow of information between Facilities departments and to communicate needs and status of work with the University community. This position serves as the functional owner and subject matter expert for all Facilities line of business applications, which primarily includes the electronic access and computerized maintenance management systems. Provides input on the creating of security roles and role-level security and reviews and validates user access, at least annually. Coordinate all business processes, implementations, reviews, reports and project coordination with internal and external customers, custodian (Technology Solutions) and vendors. This position also provides functional training and instruction to end users. Serves as the technology guru for Facilities by researching, recommending and implementing new technologies.

Required Qualifications

1. Any combination totaling two (2) years from the following categories:
a) Progressively more responsible work experience as a Computer Programmer, Systems Analyst, or Networking;
b) College course work in Information Technology (IT), IT Management, or a closely related discipline, as measured by the following conversion table or its proportional equivalent:
-60 semester hours or Associate's Degree equals one (1) year
-90-120 semester hours or Bachelor's Degree equals two (2) years
2. Two (2) years or more from the following categories:
a) One (1) year experience in process analysis/design
b) One (1) year experience project/task management
c) One (1) year experience with electronic access control
d) One (1) year experience in an Information Technology (IT) related profession not listed above

Desired Qualifications

1. Strong written and oral communication skills.
2. Strong customer service orientation.
3. Demonstrated ability to solve problems and identify alternative solutions.
4. Demonstrated ability to promote team building through effective and timely communication.
5. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of University and departmental policies and procedures.
6. Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment.
7. Demonstrated knowledge of craft jurisdiction and building trades terminology.
8. Demonstrated ability to maintain good working relationships with other technical personnel and all University personnel and students.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES NEEDED TO UNDERTAKE JOB
1. Knowledge of office practices and procedures.
2. Ability to successfully administer a complex software program.
3. Confidentiality is of highest priority.
4. Ability to work well with the public and clients in a friendly, positive manner to achieve customer satisfaction.
5. Refined phone etiquette and customer service practices.
6. Ability to critically reason through troubleshooting scenarios and possess a high aptitude for technical work.
7. Intermediate to advanced knowledge of mainstream applications including Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.
8. Basic organizational and time management skills.
9. Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
10. Ability to quickly analyze a wide variety of complex technical situations and to respond accordingly.
11. Ability to utilize a combination of tools, research and experience to determine problem sources and resolutions.

Work Hours

Work hours are typically 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday, however this position sometimes requires responses after hours and on weekends/holidays. This is based on the proper functioning of the systems and/or customer needs. Coordination with ISUPD and/or other FM employees is sometimes needed as well.

Proposed Starting Date

February 2021

Salary Rate / Pay Rate

$3750 - $4583 per month

Required Applicant Documents

Resume
Cover Letter
Reference List

Optional Applicant Documents

Certification of Retirement Annuity
Transcript(s)

Contact Information for Applicants

Trish Trainor
Human Resources
pabuyss@ilstu.edu 
309.438.3029

Important Information for Applicants

If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.

 


Computer Services Technician - Facility Services
Niagara University

JOB SUMMARY:

 

Under general supervision of the Supervisor of Technical Trades, the Computer Services Technician performs duties related to:

  • The maintenance, programming, and operation of the Facility Services Energy Management System
  • The maintenance, programming, and operation of the University’s Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • The maintenance, programming, and operation of the Key Control System

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

 

  • Responsible for the operation, management, and monitoring of all aspects of the energy management system. Ability to program, run reports, track trends, research information, etc.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and operation of the CMMS, TMA, and associated software modules, applications, and equipment.
  • Maintain a CMMS service request application (i-Service Desk)
  • Provide technical and operational direction, instruction, and assistance to campus facilities support staff in securing access, data entry, operation, and information collection from any of the above systems
  • Maintain and update Facility Services CMMS equipment
  • Provide all reports necessary to track productivity, building history, asset management, construction documentation through TMA report writer or other CMMS software.
  • Manage and implement University’s key control software
  • Considered essential personnel/responder – which means that this position may be needed at times when the University is closed or in an emergency situation as determined by the supervisor.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information (including but not limited to; student and employee personal information, student grades, etc.) both during and after their employment with the University.  Any questions regarding the confidentiality of material should be referred to the supervisor.  Any violation shall subject the employee to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

 

  1. Solid computer skills and technical ability to understand and maintain computer systems and programs.

 

  1. Knowledge of automation systems, building operations and HVAC, electrical concepts and building operations (BacNet and Siemens)

 

  1. Skilled in programming and troubleshooting computer issues.

 

  1. Ability to read and interpret blueprints and systems diagrams.

 

  1. Knowledge of computers and programs specific to CMMS programs.

 

  1. Adhere to safety procedures in the performance of the job and be conscious of security issues involved in daily routine.

 

  1. The normal workweek is forty hours (40), but the ability to work extended hours to respond to emergencies and meet deadlines is required

 

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:

 

  1. Associates degree in computer technology, engineering, or related field.

 

  1. High school diploma and/or trade or vocational training, otherwise, any combination of education, training, and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

  1. A minimum of 3 years’ experience managing and programming computer systems

 

  1. Preferred experience with Energy Management Systems and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems.  Knowledge of Siemens EMS System (BacNet) and or TMA CMMS system is desired

 

  1. Proficient computer skills necessary to operate programs and maintain equipment and services

 

  1. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

 

  1. A valid New York State driver’s license is required that satisfies both University and insurance company underwriting rules and regulations for driving a motor vehicle. Must also be able to operate a motor vehicle in Canada 

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT:

 

This position has been identified as requiring a cell phone to fulfill job responsibilities Employee must maintain at all times a personal cell phone for which the University will pay a stipend per policy for usage.

PLEASE APPLY AT https://www.niagara.edu/working-at-niagara/

 


Chief Maintenance Engineer
Northwestern University

Job ID:  39473
Location:  Evanston, Illinois 

Job Summary:
Manages the safe and efficient operation of all building mechanical, plumbing, and control systems including the associated utility distribution networks. This position ensures all campus mechanical (including high pressure steam and chilled water) and plumbing distribution systems, building utilities, environment, and equipment are maintained and operated properly and in compliance with University Sustainability policies and applicable codes. Reviews and evaluates mechanical and plumbing specifications and drawings, as well as installations, ensuring system functionality, maintainability, and accessibility. Provides technical advice to senior management, administration, faculty, staff, and outside consultants relative to design, installation, operation, and repair of campus systems.

The role will support the department’s mission and values by exhibiting the following: inclusiveness, respect, initiative, collaboration, innovation, and accountability. The incumbent will strive to provide excellent service when performing job responsibilities and will practice safe work procedures, and follow safety rules at all times.

Working Conditions: Must be a member of Operating Engineers Local 399, or join after a 90-day probationary period. Physical ability to lift and maneuver heavy weights, climb and descend ladders, and work in hot, cold, cramped and confined quarters. Ability to work safely and at heights on ladders, lifts and scaffolding. Dexterity necessary for the use of tools and manipulation of materials. Must be available and capable of responding to irregularities during evenings and weekends ensuring 24 hour, 7 day per week coverage.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Plans, directs, and coordinates maintenance operations of building plumbing, heating, ventilation, air conditioning systems and ancillary infrastructure to meet the established annual budget;
  • Organizes work for planned and unscheduled maintenance tasks directed to building engineer staff for efficient and effective performance while ensuring that adequate staff is available to respond to irregularities and/or emergencies;
  • Maintains good order and discipline among personnel consistent with University and departmental policies, initiating commendatory or corrective action as appropriate;
  • Prepares written and oral reports on the condition, renewal needs, and routine maintenance of facilities, components, and related activities including post-incident summaries and root cause analyses;
  • Identifies and recommends employee safety, technical, soft-skill training, and professional development opportunities as required to ensure optimum unit performance and development;
  • Ensures compliance with applicable OSHA requirements and jurisdictional codes;
  • Estimates mechanical and plumbing related project work scope, budgets, and timelines; 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of two years of college in stationary, marine, mechanical engineering, or the equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable skills can be acquired;
  • Minimum five years supervisory experience in planning, directing, and coordinating the maintenance of building systems and equipment;
  • City of Chicago Stationary Engineer’s License (or obtain within 6 months of start date) and have a minimum of five years high-pressure steam experience;
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license recognized by the State of Illinois, provide own reliable transportation, and purchase a University parking permit (as required);
  • Be a member of Operating Engineers Local 399, or join after a satisfactory completion of a 90-day probationary period.

Minimum Competencies:

  • Thorough understanding of the steam and refrigeration cycles, and how they relate to building environmental systems and equipment. Knowledgeable of electrical distribution and safe working practices;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Exceptional customer relationship skills and the ability to establish effective working relationships in a diverse environment; 
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to effectively motivate work groups toward defined and agreed upon common goals;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the tools, instruments, methods and standard trade/safety practices pertaining to mechanical, electrical, and plumbing;
  • Ability to perform calculations applicable to field of experience;
  • Working knowledge of BOCA, NFPA, State, Local, and other associated building codes;
  • Ability to review construction drawings and make recommendations that will conform to University standards as well as complying with all pertinent codes;
  • Receptive to feedback, willing to learn, embracing continuous improvement;
  • Helpful, respectful, approachable and team oriented;
  • Ability to build strong working relationships and a positive work environment;
  • Seeks to build collaboration by encouraging trust, mutual respect and shared purpose;
  • Balances listening and talking, speaks and writes clearly and accurately, keeps others informed;
  • Integrates health and safety precautions into daily activities;
  • Knowledge of Phoenix Controls, Aircuity, Automated Logic, Siemens Insight, Siemens Desigo, JCI Metasys, and Tridium frontends;
  • Successfully uses multiple software program independently. Software includes Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, and Outlook, CMMS Systems, and Peoplesoft;
  • Proficiency with mobile devices including iOS.

Please apply online at
https://careers.northwestern.edu/psp/hr857prd_er/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=39473&PostingSeq=1

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

 


Facilities Manager
Charles Armstrong School

Status:  Full-time, Exempt

Reports To: CFO or Business Officer

Positions Supervised:  One Facilities Employee

 

POSITION SUMMARY 

The Facilities Manager assumes the responsibilities and duties to provide the management and direction necessary in the areas of custodial, building maintenance, operations, landscaping and event support to maintain the school’s properties and facilities. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES, KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS 

Big Picture Responsibilities

· Plan, manage, and direct all phases of the facilities operations

· Supervise and oversee implementation of all facilities projects

· Provide and maintain a safe, clean, and healthy environment for the students and staff of the school

· Plan and implement maintenance and renovation of buildings and grounds (including landscaping, asphalt maintenance, field maintenance – in conjunction with Belmont, amongst other responsibilities)

· Oversee the repair and safety of the buildings, including regular asbestos, electrical, and plumbing checks and arranging for fire, blower, and furnace inspections

· Support major capital projects as an essential member of the project management team

· Maintain facilities department budget and expenditures

· Evaluate our sustainability efforts – how can the school reduce its footprint?

 

Regular Duties

· Annually conduct an asset inventory and evaluate building and equipment condition

· Research bids for administration and procure professional services when needed (electricians, plumbers, pest control, etc.) and work with outside contractors as needed

· Monitor the receipt, maintenance and replacement of capital equipment

· Assist in the Security and Emergency planning process and conduct drills as necessary

· Ensure a clean and professional presentation of campus – including proper trash and litter maintenance

· Purchase necessary building and custodial supplies

· Purchase food and other supplies for school events and activities at nearby retailers

· Play an important role in school drop-off and dismissal

· Coordinate set-ups for school activities

· Perform the recruitment, interviewing and hiring of the facilities assistant

· Monitor all facilities work to ensure compliance with plans, specifications, building and fire codes, and health and safety

· Manage the keys and access program to include assignment, distribution and control of keys

· Work with construction managers to maintain safety conditions at all times during renovations

· Maintain drawings, plans, manuals, and warranties in an organized and accessible manner

· Provide and maintain a working knowledge of any current and ongoing certificates, registrations, licenses, and other documents

 

Knowledge

· Demonstrated knowledge or experience of budgeting, expense control, architecture, school construction, engineering, plant operations, maintenance management, and school safety

· Knowledge of building, plumbing, power generation and HVAC systems

· Knowledge how to operate various electric, gas, and manually powered tools and equipment

· Understanding how to perform regular preventive maintenance and cleaning of equipment used – make repairs, within the scope abilities

· Thorough knowledge of custodial equipment

· Thorough knowledge of applicable Health & Safety standards, rules and regulations

 

Managerial Skills

· Skill in managing personnel and supervising custodial building and ground operations

· Skill in effectively planning and organizing custodial activities

· Skill in cleaning methods and procedures, sanitation, safety, security and lawn and building maintenance

· Proficient in English (written and verbal skills) 

· Oral and written communication skills

· Demonstrated skills in personnel management

· Proven ability to interface with faculty, staff and administration

· Define job performance expectations of facilities assistant and evaluate job performance

· Ability to promote efficiency, morale, and teamwork and interaction with fellow staff members

 

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

· High School Diploma

·  2-Year Or 4-Year College/Technical Certification –Desired

·  3-5 Years’ Experience as Facilities Supervisor/Manager

· Basic Computer Skills, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Office and Google Docs

· Experience in education preferred

 

Physical Demands

The Facilities Manager must be ability to: lift and/or carry moderate weight (40-50 pounds), sit, stand, walk, climb stairs or ladder, reach, perform repetitive hand motions, hear, speak. There will be some travel within surrounding towns, and he/she may experience prolonged and irregular work hours, and work with frequent Interruptions

 

Work Environment

Inside and outside environment. Climbs ladders, work in high places, work in cramped quarters and under and on buildings. Work in inclement weather. Demanding physical conditions. Must be able to work with potentially hazardous materials in a safe manner and safely perform required duties in potentially hazardous environments.

 

Other Requirements

Must have satisfactory outcome of background and fingerprinting check, prior to starting employment.

 

Notice:

This Job Description includes the essential functions and basic duties. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Supervisors may assign additional functions and requirements as deemed appropriate.


Regarding COVID-19, Charles Armstrong School has put into place numerous procedures to ensure the safety of children, faculty and staff. We are happy to discuss the details of how we are responding to COVID-19 with applicants during the interview process. 

 

Direct resumes and cover letter to

ewhorl@charlesarmstrong.org

 Charles Armstrong School
1405 Solana Drive, Belmont, CA 94002 

www.charlesarmstrong.org

 


Mechanical Maintenance Manager
The College of New Jersey

Under direction of the Senior Director of Facilities, the Mechanical Maintenance Manager is responsible for the supervision, planning and coordination of the HVAC shop. The HVAC shop consists of 6 Mechanical Equipment Specialists and 2 Repairers responsible for the performance of work including, but not limited to, mechanical maintenance, preventative maintenance, adjustment, and repair of heating, air conditioning, and refrigerating systems and auxiliary equipment. The Mechanical Maintenance Manager is also responsible for overseeing the mechanical equipment and lead of the Electrical & Plumbing Shops. The Mechanical Maintenance Manager will collaborate with the supervisors of the Electric Shop and the Plumbing Shop to lead in establishing and evaluating unit programs and goals and develop policies and procedures in accordance with college policies and objectives.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of six years of extensive experience in HVAC mechanical equipment, including the repair and maintenance of heating, air conditioning, refrigerating systems, and auxiliary equipment.
  • At least four years of professional experience managing and supervising a staff in the area of mechanical equipment and maintenance.
  • Ability to lead in planning and coordinating work of the unit including setting goals, planning and implementing work programs, and developing policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of policies, procedures and methods of the installation, construction, repair, rebuilding and maintenance of mechanical systems and equipment, which involves the general and comprehensive responsibility for its efficient functioning.
  • Knowledge of the methods used to install and repair heating, air conditioning, and refrigerating systems, and auxiliary equipment.
  • Knowledge of the use of acetylene and electric welding equipment.
  • Knowledge of the pneumatic and electrical controls on heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems.
  • Ability to keep necessary records.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A valid Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technician Certification of the appropriate level, commensurate with the type of equipment serviced, issued under the authority of the Federal Environmental Protection Agency.
  • A Boiler Operator’s License (Black Seal) of appropriate grade and type as issued by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

Education:

  • Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's degree. NOTE: Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute experience on a year for year basis. A Master's degree may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience. A Ph.D. or Ed.D degree may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience.

 Experience:

  • Four (4) years of professional facility management experience in overseeing all aspects of property and equipment management and recommending solutions for all operational issues, specific to the areas of HVAC, Plumbing and Electrical.

License: 

Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position. 

Contact Information:

Qualified candidates should apply online and submit a letter of interest, resume (CV), as well as the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be considered until a viable finalist has been found. Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks.

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

For More Information and to Apply:

https://tcnj.taleo.net/careersection/00_ex_staff/jobdetail.ftl?job=20000988&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York

 


Plant Superintendent
Dawson School

Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 530 students located east of Boulder on a beautiful 107-acre campus, seeks an exceptional Plant Superintendent to supervise and manage all day-to-day facilities needs. Our facility includes multiple classroom buildings, residential housing, athletic fields, and a sewer plant. This position is equal parts administrative and hands on work. This position participates in board meetings, manages remodeling projects, oversee vendors, does event set-ups, and provides leadership for an amazing maintenance crew.

After a long career at Dawson, our current Plant Superintendent is retiring in May. Our hiring timeline is as follows: Interviews will be conducted in December. The position will start in February or March to allow for training and shadowing.

Dawson School Mission Statement

Dawson School is dedicated to excellence of mind, body, and character. We prepare students through challenging and relevant learning, to become creative, resilient problem-solvers who bring their best to the world. 

 

Professional and Personal Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience in all aspects of plant operations- administration and hands-on
  • Lead by doing.  Be a role model for work ethic and safety
  • An attitude that exemplifies teamwork and personal responsibility
  • Proficient with computer software including email, calendar, google suite, vendor software systems, payroll system, and spreadsheets.
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for work with all school constituencies
  • Model school virtues of respect, compassion, courage, and integrity
  • Communicate (orally and in writing) effectively with all school constituencies

 

Duties

  • Oversee all facilities projects on-campus. This includes vendor selection, project management, and processing payments
  • Development and implement procedures for efficient and effective operation of the maintenance department
  • Model workplace safety and customer service for maintenance crew.
  • Interview and train new employees. Process timecards each pay period. Manage time-off requests.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain effective preventative maintenance and energy conservation programs
  • Develop procedures and maintain proper written records of maintenance and repair activities
  • Ensure compliance with OHSA, Fire Codes, federal/state/local ordinances, insurance requirements and any other applicable codes or ordinances
  • Oversee and participate in snow removal
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Operations and Human Resources

 

Interested candidates should go to the Dawson website (www.dawsonschool.org), scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the Employment link, click the link under Current Job. Opportunities at Dawson, and select the Plant Superintendent posting to apply for this position. Only online applications will be accepted.

 

CEFP Certification and EFP preferred.


Instrumentation & Controls Technician, Utility Plant
Northwestern University

Job ID:  39476
Location:  Evanston, Illinois 

Department: Facilities Mgmt EV
Salary/Grade: 399/S4

Job Summary:
Schedules, oversees, and performs the inspection, repair, calibrate, and perform preventative maintenance of plant control systems and associated modules, input/output devices, peripheral equipment, and instrumentation to ensure correct and reliable operation of control systems in the central utility plants on both Evanston and Chicago campuses. 

Typical systems include high pressure steam boilers; combustion control and burner management systems; stack flue gas monitoring systems; steam turbine governors and controls; industrial chillers; data acquisition and historian systems; steam, water, power metering. 

The role will support the department’s mission and values by exhibiting the following: inclusiveness, respect, initiative, collaboration, innovation, and accountability. The incumbent will strive to provide excellent service when performing job responsibilities and will practice safe work procedures, and follow safety rules at all times.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Maintains proper operation of the Central Utility Plant, which includes: safety, uninterrupted service, efficiency, order, cleanliness and keeping idle equipment in readiness;
  • Maintains neat and accurate operating and maintenance log entries, instrument calibration records, and Plant efficiency records;
  • Organizes work for, and performs, preventive maintenance routines on a scheduled basis in accordance with written procedures and master work plan;
  • Studies reference materials including manuals, process control diagrams, blueprints, schematics. Consults with vendors and manufacturer representatives to research maintenance problems, product updates, device interoperability, etc.;
  • Troubleshoots and repairs pneumatic and electronic control systems and devices;
  • Identifies and recommends employee safety, technical, soft-skill training, and professional development opportunities as required to ensure optimum unit performance and development;
  • Interviews and recommends hiring or promotion of qualified staff, and performs annual employee performance reviews of subordinate personnel;
  • Willingness to take off-shift calls;
  • Willingness to work shift maintenance when required (including annual plant shutdowns);
  • Other duties assigned

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of a high school diploma and five years of instrumentation and control experience in calibration, maintenance, and troubleshooting in the following areas:
    • Analog and digital controls (electronic and pneumatic);
    • Microprocessor based instrumentation, DCS, and PLC systems;
    • Operation in a high pressure steam plant;
  • Mechanical aptitude and proven ability to maintain operating standards;  
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and recurring safety precautions;
  • Must be a member of Operating Engineers Local 399, or join after satisfactory completion of a 90-day probationary period.

Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)

  • Thorough knowledge of the tools, application methods and standard trade safety practices;
  • Complete knowledge of the proper handling, mixing and disposal of toxic or potentially hazardous materials;
  • Excellent written & oral communications & listening skills;
  • Exceptional customer relationship skills and the ability to establish effective working relationships in a diverse environment; 
  • Demonstrated leadership skills good and the ability to effectively motivate work groups toward defined and agreed upon common goals;
  • Ability to perform calculations applicable to field of experience;
  • Working knowledge of CAAPP, NPDES, State, Local, and other associated building codes;
  • Receptive to feedback, willing to learn, embracing of continuous improvement;
  • Helpful, respectful, approachable, collaborative, team oriented;
  • Ability to build strong working relationships and a positive work environment;
  • Integrates health and safety precautions into daily activities;
  • Thorough knowledge of DeltaV DCS, CEMS, pneumatic, relay logic, and PLC control systems including multi-loop configurable controllers;
  • Ability to read ladder diagrams, P&ID diagrams, as well as function block diagrams;
  • Proficiency with parallel positioning and fully metered boiler control systems;
  • Experience with, and thorough understanding of the engineering theories associated with, straight condensing and back pressure steam turbines, ancillary equipment, steam and refrigeration cycles.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum five (5) or more years of supervisory experience in planning, directing, and coordinating related work;
  • Stationary engineer’s license or equivalent certification.

Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)

  • Facilitates open and effective communication, cooperation and teamwork within and outside of one's own team;
  • Plans ahead, manages time well and arrives on time;
  • Recommends improvements and opportunities to increase efficiency and reduce costs;
  • Analytical skills including critical thinking, decision making, trouble shooting and problem solving, reading and interpreting technical drawings;
  • Achieves a standard of excellence with work processes and outcomes, honoring University and Department policies and all regulatory requirements.

Please apply online at
https://careers.northwestern.edu/psp/hr857prd_er/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=39476&PostingSeq=1

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

 


Electrical Engineer
Indiana University

Department Information

Part of the Capital Projects unit, our team of licensed engineers and skilled systems designers provides mechanical and electrical engineering services and handles special engineering projects for all IU campuses. Engineering Services also provides technical consulting and support for other divisions within Capital Planning and Facilities. For more information, visit our website here.

Job Summary

Performs a variety of engineering and design work. Acts as a technical resource to other staff and researchers. Plans and designs equipment, building systems, and interiors. Performs field surveys and project inspections and prepares project cost estimates.

Prepares design documents (plans and specifications) for electrical systems. Researches and interprets current state and federal codes and design standards as well as University standards. Makes decisions based on the proper application of these standards using knowledge and expertise to all design concepts and renovations. Manages assigned projects and sees through to completion. Analyzes, reviews and problem solves issues. Provides technical advice to colleagues and staff across campuses. Assists in developing IU engineering design standards.

 

This position is posted at a PA4FC level but may be filled at a PA3FC level depending on the candidate’s qualifications. Although they will be similar, the duties and responsibilities may differ if filled at the lower rank.

Required Qualifications

 

PAE4FC Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and five years of experience OR Master's degree in Engineering and three years of experience.

Possess a valid driver’s license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.

Knowledge of all related codes including: ADA requirements, Indiana building, fire alarm and electrical codes, ANSI, IEEE, NFPA and ASHRAE standards. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including ability to interact and communicate with a wide variety of individuals within a diverse environment. Strong organizational and multitasking skills including ability to manage multiple priorities and consistently meet deadlines. Demonstrated ability to work independently with solid problem solving skills; and knowledge of and experience working on a computer including Microsoft Office and Autocad.

 

PAE3FC Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and two years of experience OR Master's degree in Engineering.

Possess a valid driver’s license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.

Knowledge of all related codes including: ADA requirements, Indiana building, fire alarm and electrical codes, ANSI, IEEE, NFPA and ASHRAE standards. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including ability to interact and communicate with a wide variety of individuals within a diverse environment. Strong organizational and multitasking skills including ability to manage multiple priorities and consistently meet deadlines. Demonstrated ability to work independently with solid problem solving skills; and knowledge of and experience working on a computer including Microsoft Office and Autocad.

Preferred Qualifications

PE licensure.

Working Conditions / Demands

This position requires remaining stationary, reaching and fingering, as well as being mobile around work area, driving a vehicle, climbing ladders, squatting/kneeling, grasping, pushing/pulling, twisting/bending and lifting/carrying up to ten pounds frequently. Most time is spent indoors at a computer workstation; occasionally outdoors in below freezing and above 100 degree temperatures for an hour or more. Conditions may include loud noise, vibration, and risk of injury from mechanical parts, electricity, or fumes.

To apply for this position, go to www.jobs.iu.edu, Staff Positions and search for Job ID 292944.   

 


Electrical Engineer in Capital Projects & Construction
Portland State University

Are you interested in a permanent, full time, union-represented engineering position with an innovative team? Are you seeking a stable position with a comprehensive benefits package including 37 days of paid time off each year, 95% employer funded premium healthcare, 100% employer funded retirement plan, and 70% off of tuition for you, dependent children, and your spouse or domestic partner? Then look no further!
 
Portland State University is hiring an Electrical Engineer to provide design and project management services for a wide range of electrical projects with various budget types. The Electrical Engineer investigates and prepares construction documents and related reports for complex engineering design feasibility studies and investigations, and oversees third party engineering consultants.
 
This position supports other project managers, consults with staff on the development of new facilities, and participates in selecting consultants by reviewing and approving designs and administering contracts for project implementation. In addition to project management and electrical design, this position also works with staff on all program related issues which requires writing status reports, reviewing electrical safety programs, and effective records maintenance. Other primary duties include closely monitoring campus facilities to identify operations and maintenance needs or capital investment projects, and recommending improvements to update existing facilities.
 
The ideal candidate will be safety-minded, have a strong sense of initiative and organizational skills, and a highly collaborative person who enjoys working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a diverse group of colleagues and stakeholders.
 
Minimum Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering with a Professional Engineering License (PE), or the ablility to obtain PE prior to starting.
  • Five years design experience on building, facilities and central plant electrical systems 120V up to 12.47 kV or greater.
  • Two years project management experience.
  • Experience using Autocad, Revit, and Navisworks software to design and modify electrical drawings.
  • Experience using Easy Power Software or a similar software.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to work with a diverse range of people.
  • Exceptional organizational skills with ability to manage multiple projects and work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative and be self-directed.
  • Ability to inspect work projects on-site using ladders, negotiating physical obstacles on job sites which may involve bending, stooping, climbing ladders and stepping over physical obstructions such as mechanical and electrical equipment or construction materials.
The starting salary is $64,836 - $86,316 per year, dependent upon qualifications and experience. PSU’s excellent benefits package includes 95% premium paid healthcare; a generous retirement and vacation package; and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse or dependent at any of the Oregon University System schools. Visit the Total Compensation Calculator to see the added value of PSU’s employee benefits at https://www.pdx.edu/human-resources/psu-total-compensation-calculator
 
If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please consider applying today by creating an account and submitting your application at https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/33839
 
Email Angie Telford for questions or for assistance with creating an account to submit your application (atelford@pdx.edu).
 

Project Construction Assistant
Niagara University

JOB SUMMARY:

 

Under supervision of the Assistant Director of Facility Services, the Project Construction Assistant serves as the main administrative support role, working directly with the project design and construction management team.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

 

  • Assist project design and construction management team with the development of proposed projects including field verification, documentation, measurements of existing conditions. Develop and prepare owner specifications for assigned projects, assemble into RFP packages and solicit to vendors, consultants and contractors.   Secures cost information from vendors, consultants, and contractors to assist project management team in developing project development budgets. 
  • Serves as point of contact during the project RFP process, coordination of pre-bid meetings, addenda, documentation of meeting minutes, and providing site access, etc. Track all project requirements for compliance with University procurement (ex. prime contractors, subcontractors, insurances, MWBE reporting, grants, etc.)
  • Participates in the administration of contracts, performs and maintains project records, notes, prepares letters, tables, reports, forms, memoranda and other materials.
  • Inspect, monitor and report to the project management team updates for ongoing projects.
  • Inputs and updates all assigned projects in the University computerized maintenance management system.
  • Complete project closeout documentation with vendors, consultants and contractors including as built drawings, O&M manuals, specification sheets, contracts, invoicing, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

  1. Well versed with reading construction blueprints and other corresponding documents.  Able to review drawings and specifications to become completely familiar with the project, and to identify long lead times and critical path items.

 

  1. Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office, CAD experience preferred

 

  1. Excellent organizational skills with attention to details.

 

  1. Be results oriented, have a proactive approach and deadline sensitive driven.

 

  1. Ability to display sound judgment to ensure timely processing and completion of assigned tasks.

 

  1. Office management skills with the ability to work independently and accept responsibility. 

 

  1. Strong verbal and written communication skills, problem solving and interpersonal strengths.

 

  1. Normal work week is forty hours (40), but the ability to work extended hours to respond to emergencies and meet deadlines is required.

 

 

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:

 

  1. An Associate’s Degree in construction management or related field is required.

 

  1. A minimum of (3) three years of experience performing construction management and associated similar tasks.

 

  1. Understanding of construction methods.

PLEASE APPLY AT https://www.niagara.edu/working-at-niagara/

 


Project Manager / Construction Manager
University of Nebraska

The Project Manager / Construction Manager (PM/ CM) is the University’s owner’s representative and facilitates the delivery of projects including planning, design, construction, occupancy, and warranty for new and modified University facilities. The PM / CM will effectively complete projects within the specified project requirements, schedule, budget, and programmatic purpose. Successful projects are achieved through active PM / CM leadership and stakeholder partnering. Assigned projects will vary in scope and include complexities requiring initiative, communication, risk management thinking, and problem solving as well as knowledge of multifaceted design and construction issues and specialties. Primary competencies required are Leadership, Program Delivery, Project Management, Planning, Resource Management, Effective Communication, Risk Management Thinking, Team Building, Technical and Occupational Knowledge, and Problem Solving. This PM/ CM position will work primarily out of the University of Nebraska at Omaha office. To view full position information and apply:

University of Nebraska Central Administration System Office Employment Opportunities | Project Manager / Construction Manager