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Assistant Vice President of Facilities Operations
The Assistant Vice President (AVP) of Facilities Operations is a leader and strategic partner in the Facilities organization. The AVP provides strategic direction and planning for the stewardship of over 350 buildings with 10+ million gross square feet of space and over 2,600 acres on campus. Facilities Operations has a strong operational focus overseeing Grounds, Building Maintenance, Major Maintenance (renewal construction), Civil & Environmental Engineering (site work & underground utilities), Site Protection (life safety & security systems), and Building Services (custodial).
The AVP has nine direct reports with over 600 employees of which half are SEIU members and provides operational management for an annual operating budget of $60M, and an annual Major Maintenance budget of $55M. This position embodies the core values of the Facilities: teamwork, innovation, integrity, inclusiveness, respect, and sustainability.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Provides vision, direction, focus, guidance, support, prioritization, and strategic oversight for managerial, supervisory, technical, and administrative staff; determines priority of work unit efforts; develops and implements programs, processes, and procedures that result in high levels of individual and organizational performance and effectiveness; proactively takes steps to promote leadership & management team cohesion and performance.
- Maintenance, Repair, and Daily Operations
Ensures resources are in place to respond to daily service request work orders; oversees routine and preventive maintenance and repair programs and processes for all elements of the campus physical plant.
- Stewardship of Campus Assets
Oversees Major Maintenance program, to include roofing replacements, waterproofing repairs, masonry repairs, window replacements, elevator refurbishments, underground utilities, renewal of roads/lots/walks; develops policy for, and makes funding decisions for, the major maintenance program.
- Business Administration
Envisions and develops work practices and processes that result in accurate and timely tracking of work requests, preventive maintenance efforts, labor and material costs; analyzes periodic reports detailing performance of the business unit.
- Relationship with Campus Partners
Proactively connects with campus peers and partners for the purpose of ensuring positive lines of communication, cooperation, and coordination of activities; encourages the expression of concerns about services from Facilities; adapts organization as needed to ensure a high level of service delivery to the campus.
- Technical Support and Guidance
Oversees the unit’s technical review of capital construction and major maintenance projects to ensure proper design reviews, quality assurance, system commissioning, project handoff, and warranty administration.
- Personnel Function
Provides professional training and development of employees; holds subordinates accountable for effectiveness, efficiency, and professional conduct; conducts effective searches by recruiting, hiring, training, evaluating, and motivating employees.
- Budget Management
Oversees operating budgets; oversees Major Maintenance budgets and construction project details; ensures funds are spent in accordance with University policy; ensures operating and project budgets do not overspend without justification and approvals.
Explains operational and strategic plans and other initiatives to staff; communicates in an open, transparent, and clear manner; gives formal presentations.
- Implementation of Technology
Drives the utilization of technology to the work unit, such as computerized maintenance-management systems (CMMS), mobile platform work order systems, building automation systems (BAS), construction project tracking, fleet management systems, computer-aided design systems (CAD).
- Education/Experience – Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, architecture, or construction management; minimum of 12 years of progressively responsible positions in a large commercial or institutional facilities management setting with at least 7 years’ experience in a leadership role
- Specific Knowledge – Strong knowledge of facilities systems, including electrical, carpentry, air-conditioning, heating, ventilation, commercial refrigeration, plumbing, water treatment, direct-digital temperature control systems, chillers, boilers, energy management, fan systems, pumping systems, commercial kitchen equipment; fire alarm systems, fire suppression systems, locks and keys, electronic access systems; strong knowledge of commercial construction methods, practices and techniques; strong knowledge of construction project management
- Communication Skills – Strong ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, and give formal presentations, to a diverse audience
- Customer Service Skills – Understanding of modern customer service theories, practices, and methods, and how to apply them
- Managing Diverse Workforce – Ability to lead, advocate for, and motivate a diverse workforce
- Master’s degree in business or closely related discipline
- Prior experience in a higher education setting having a residential campus
Princeton is conducting a national search with the assistance of Helbling & Associates (www.helblingsearch.com), an executive search firm specializing in facilities management, construction, engineering, and real estate development.
All nominations, inquiries, and applications can be directed to Joe Wargo, Regional Manager, (724) 935-7500 ext. 107, JoeW@helblingsearch.com.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW.
Assistant Vice President, Facilities & Capital Projects
Roger Williams University
The Assistant Vice President Facilities & Capital Projects reports to the Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration. The AVP shall be responsible for the safe, effective and efficient maintenance and operation of all University on a 24/7 on-call basis. The incumbent shall demonstrate managerial responsibilities on campus maintenance, grounds, electrical, mechanical, construction trades and capital maintenance projects. The AVP will ensure that campus standards are met and operations are running at optimal efficiency. The AVP is responsible for the oversight of all University capital construction projects. As the primary point person for master planning efforts across the campus, the AVP works collaboratively with and seeks input from constituents across the Bristol and Providence campuses. The incumbent shall interact as necessary with trustees, external interested parties, and all offices of the University such as Administration, Academic Affairs, Human Resources, Office of General Counsel, Finance, Housing and Environmental Health and Safety. The incumbent shall oversee and direct the venue setup of all University and non-University events such as commencement and convocation.
- Bachelor's degree in Operations Management, Engineering, Architecture, or a related field of study.
- Demonstrated facilities operations experience at a higher management level in a large, complex, physical and technical environment.
- At least ten years of demonstrated direct project planning and management of complex construction projects.
- Strong project management abilities and experience.
- Demonstrated experience managing a highly rated customer service operation of a service-oriented department.
- Is flexible and makes oneself available to respond or assign authority for all Facilities issues on a 24/7 basis.
- Communicate comfortably and initiates contact at all levels, both written and verbal.
- Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently in a variety of technical and professional terminology including engineering and accounting.
- Experience with creating written presentations to management and boards, with a high comfort factor for verbal presentations to all constituencies of the University.
- Display a sound and savvy knowledge of financial processes.
- Has exceptionally diverse technical understanding of facilities management and capital projects and applies such understanding to ensure appropriate actions are taken.
- Exhibits highly proficient computer skills especially with MS Office Suite, the Web, facilities operating software and energy management systems.
- Read contracts, specifications and prints with a high level of competence and understanding.
- Proven knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws/regulations related to facilities operation.
- Experience working effectively with government officials and ensuring regulatory compliance.
- Significant, direct, proactive interaction with all University constituents, and particularly unionized staff, is strongly preferred.
- Strong background in mechanical, electrical and civil engineering.
- Facilities and capital projects leadership experience in a multi-building, higher education campus.
At the University's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the University, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.
Facilities Administrator/Quality Assurance Coordinator (71150)
Facilities Administrator/Quality Assurance Coordinator (71150)
Pratt Institute is searching for a Facilities Administrator/Quality Assurance Coordinator to support the day-to-day operations and activities of the Office of Facilities Management. The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for tracking various maintenance service needs for reporting and quality assurance; participate in the procurement of service vendors and contract negotiations, schedule routine maintenance inspections, and conduct testing in conformance with city, state and local agency requirements. The Facilities Administrator/Quality Assurance Coordinator will also serve as the point of contact for all external agencies; FDNY, NYCDOB, NYCDOH, etc.
If you can demonstrate knowledge of principles and practices of facilities management, possess strong planning, problem-solving and negotiating skills, and have experience assisting with the coordination and management of projects through planning and implementation phases, then we want to hear from you!
On a typical day you will be required to:
• Organize, maintain, and schedule all building, fire, and health department code compliance activities. Manage facilities assessments & feasibility studies related to maintenance & operations activities
• Assist with procurement and management of all service contracts. Measure contractor performance for quality assurance and quality control
• Lead administrator for SchoolDude the department's service request platform and computer maintenance and management software (CMMS)
• Monitor facilities department maintenance activities to ensure the highest customer satisfaction and communicate with campus departments regarding service and inquiries
To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/2630889
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Tanglewood Grounds Manager
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Trades Specialist - Electrician
University at Buffalo
University at Buffalo
Trades Specialist (Electrician)
Campus Living invites applications for the Trades Specialist – Electrician position. In this role, you will perform journey-level electrician work.
Your responsibilities will include:
- Supervise designated staff in the repair, maintenance, and installation of electrical systems and equipment.
- Plan, layout and perform electrical work in accordance to applicable code regulations.
- Test, adjust, calibrate, and maintain a wide variety of control equipment
- Diagnose trouble in electrical systems or equipment
- Maintain fire alarm system
- All related electrical work in assigned area or project
At Campus Living, we strive to achieve personal growth and learning every day, for everyone. We are a community that welcomes and celebrates every student, staff and guest with all of their diverse identities, beliefs and ways of thinking.
Our team recognizes the advantages diverse perspectives and backgrounds bring to the workplace. We are particularly interested in candidates who share this value and will work to achieve the university’s goals of inclusive excellence.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
For more information about this position and to apply, please visit the UB Jobs website at:
https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/31533. Applications will be accepted until November 9, 2022.
The position manages, plans, organizes and controls a multi-faceted building automation system (BAS) on the Oxford, Middletown, and Hamilton campuses containing over 300,000 control points and 572 field panels.
The system consists of a combination of Siemens and Delta controls. Work consists of providing direction and support of network infrastructure, head-end software, and hardware, administering provider service agreements where applicable, diagnosing and repairing a system and component problems, creating and modifying control programs, performing minor control hardware installation, coordinates with university project managers and outside contractors regarding system standards and sequences of operation, and monitors/modify building sequence of operation to ensure optimum performance and energy efficiency. The position also oversees and coordinates the work of outside contractors. Perform other duties as assigned.
Education/Experience – bachelor’s degree in a related field plus a minimum of 5 years full-time experience installing, maintaining, and/or operating a complex building automation system preferred; or related associate’s degree plus a minimum of 8 years full-time experience installing, maintaining, and/or operating a complex building automation system; or a minimum of 10 years full-time verifiable experience installing, maintaining, and/or operating a complex building automation system.
Desired Qualifications: Preferred qualifications include experience and knowledge of Siemens & Delta Building Automation Systems and programming language, HVAC new construction commissioning and recommissioning, and experience with BACNet protocol.
Submit cover letter and resume and list of three professional references to https://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/499452/controls-engineer
Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.
For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.
Miami University, an EO/AA employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami does not permit, and takes action to prevent, harassment, discrimination and retaliation. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@MiamiOH.edu or 513-529-3560. Annual Security and Fire Safety Report may be found at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/
Electrical Shops Manager
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Electrical Shops Manager
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking applications for an Electrical Shops Manager for the Facilities Management department. This is a full-time, permanent staff position.
Purpose of the Position: Manages a major subdivision of UNC Charlotte’s facilities operation of considerable scope and complexity. Oversees all technical services provided by staff, organizes and plans work, supervises the work and career development of staff, manages costs, and participates in strategic planning.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from a technical college with a major in air conditioning, heating and refrigeration technology, industrial maintenance technology or mechanical engineering technology and a minimum of four years progressive experience in facility maintenance; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Essential Job Duties: Use extensive knowledge of all aspects of building maintenance and repair including high/medium/low voltage electrical, elevators, fire alarm and sprinkler systems, and generators as well as control systems, HVAC, and plumbing systems that are ancillary to the primary electrical systems. Ensure that employees understand and comply with university safety procedures, guidelines, and safety manuals, as well as State, and OSHA requirements. Direct and manage emergency maintenance and safe operations during emergency situations and inclement weather at all hours and days of the year. Lead multiple electrical and special trades shops; manage their work and projects. Ensure all state and federal rules and regulations governing maintenance and operations are followed.
Integrate comprehensive electrical engineering knowledge, perspective and methodology throughout all shop activities. Develop and implement a comprehensive reactive, preventive and conditions-based maintenance program for all facilities assigned with special focus on critical university activities. Provide detailed analysis and input from daily maintenance activities to improve asset management and facilities systems lifecycle performance and cost.
Preferred Qualifications: Degree from a technical college with a major in electrical power technology, power systems maintenance technology or electrical engineering technology. Fifteen years’ experience with industrial electrical systems maintenance. Seven years’ supervisory experience. Experience addressing employee related issues. Extensive knowledge of all aspects of building maintenance and repair. Experience leading and managing work and projects for multiple electrical and special trades shops. Knowledge of all state and federal rules and regulations governing maintenance and operations to ensure work is being performed correctly. Experience managing shop materials inventory, tools/equipment. Experience working with preventive and conditions-based maintenance program(s).
Salary and benefits are competitive; interested individuals should apply on-line at https://jobs.charlotte.edu. Search for SHRA job #009984. Applicants are subject to background checks.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.
College of Wooster
The College of Wooster is seeking a Powerhouse Superintendent. The position supervises operations of the College's powerhouse, and utility distribution system, which includes 4,160-volt electrical power, domestic water, and natural gas. The Superintendent directly supervises a team of Stationary Engineers on a continuous 24 hour / 7 day a week rotation to assure compliance with operational and maintenance standards 365 days a year. This position provides training for the Stationary Engineers including, the proper operation and maintenance of powerhouse processes and control systems (pneumatic and electronic).
Along with supervision of the Stationary Engineers, the Superintendent oversees general building maintenance for the powerhouse as well as the distribution system. This includes enforcing, maintaining, and submitting required records for state and federal regulations governing environmental protection, safety, hazardous waste disposal and the use of chemical substances and materials.
- Supervises full and part time staff members in the safe and efficient operation of all power plant equipment. This includes scheduling and operating the power plant one shift per week as well as providing coverage of power plant operations in the event a shift is not covered by a Stationary Engineer.
- Manages the campus utilities including city water, power, and natural gas consumption, and verifies billing accuracy.
- Responsible for the inspection of the steam distribution system which includes working with maintenance personnel to inspect, repair, and maintain all piping located underground, in tunnels and vaults.
- Prepares EPA Reports, maintains all required EPA records both hard copy and computerized.
- Provides leadership for the powerhouse staff by establishing operating guidelines, requirements, and standard operating procedures for powerhouse planning, maintenance, and operations activities
- Ensures compliance with state and federal policies, laws, and regulations governing environmental protection, safety, hazardous waste disposal and the use of chemical substances and materials working with the campus EH&S coordinator.
- At least ten years of supervisory experience managing Stationary Engineers or Boiler Fireman in a powerhouse using both electronic and pneumatic controls is required.
- Knowledge of the principles and methods involved in high pressure heating/cooling systems, water chemistry and conditioning are required. Journeyman level skills in steam production and distribution.
- Knowledge and understanding of natural gas distribution, water distribution, computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS), building management systems (BMS), supervisory control and data acquisition, heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), and other related systems.
- Supervisory skills and the ability to organize and assign work.
- The ability to read and understand blueprints and specification for new construction and the installation and maintenance of equipment.
Education and/or Experience
- A high school diploma with additional courses in shop arithmetic, mechanics, and electricity obtained through a technical training program or completion of a recognized apprenticeship program in stationary or power engineering, or a combination of the two, is required.
- An active third-class Stationary Engineers License from the State of Ohio.
- Experience in fabrication and welding processes useful in the rebuilding of equipment.
- Knowledge of steam and condensate piping systems.
- Experience in preparing EPA reports for a TITLE V facility is required or thorough knowledge of the Air Services System used by Ohio EPA.
- Knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics, and pumps and pumping systems and the repair of these systems.
- Experience in power transmission systems and bearing replacements on motors, steam turbines, and pumps.
The College of Wooster does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex/gender, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, political affiliation, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, disability, age, marital status, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy, or by state, local, or federal law. All offers of employment are subject to verification of the legal right to work in the United States as required by federal law. The College of Wooster is committed by policy and practice to diversity, equity and inclusion. For more information on our nondiscrimination policy visit: https://www.wooster.edu/info/nondiscrimination
For highest consideration please submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of 3 professional references which includes name, telephone number and email address.
Construction Project Manager
Portland State University
Construction Project Manager
College of the Holy Cross
Construction Project Manager
ABOUT COLLEGE OF THE HOLY CROSS:
Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 3,100 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.
Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members, students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.
Reporting to the Director of Capital Construction, this position is responsible for the complete development and administration of contracts for maintenance and repairs, alterations, improvements and minor new construction projects as assigned. Work includes initial scope development, budget development, in-house design, supervision of outside architect/engineer for designs, bid package preparation and advertisement, contract award documentation and construction administration. Position is also heavily involved in overall coordination of project accomplishment with both in-house Physical Plant divisions and end users throughout the Campus. Typical year involves management and coordination of over 75 Capitol, Operation Maintenance, Repair and Renovation Projects with a total value exceeding $10 million.
Minimum 2 years Associates Degree in Architecture, Engineering Technology or Construction Management. Must have a Massachusetts Construction Supervisors license with 8 to 10 years experience in construction project management including experience in design and estimating. Knowledge/use of Cad systems and an ability to concurrently manage/coordinate up to 75 projects of various size ($2,000 to 2,000,000). Working knowledge of state building codes, current construction methods, materials and techniques. General knowledge of all construction trades sufficient to perform field inspection and resolve technical problems.
This is a full time, exempt level position.
To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2587706
The College of the Holy Cross is a private, Jesuit Catholic, undergraduate institution serving approximately 3,100 students. Founded in 1843, Holy Cross is the oldest Catholic college in New England and has a tradition of academic excellence. It is located atop Mount Saint James in Worcester, Massachusetts. The picturesque, 174-acre campus is an award-winning and registered arboretum.
Manager, Construction Projects I
The University of Rhode Island
Provide project management services to the University community for construction, renovation, and deferred maintenance projects. Provide technical and management assistance to URI’s Office of Capital Projects to coordinate with offices of Planning & Real Estate Development, Facilities Operations, and Small Projects.
Visit the URI jobs website at: https://jobs.uri.edu to apply and view more complete details for job posting (SF01177).
Please attach the following 3 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application:
(#1) Cover letter.
(#3) “Other Document-References” – the names and contact information of three professional references (pdf doc).
APPLICATIONS will close on December 15, 2021.
Applications must be submitted online only.
The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer. Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.