Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Operations Area Manager for The Division of Institutional Planning & Operations (IP&O). This position reports to the Associate Director of Facilities Maintenance. In conjunction with the Planner Estimator, this position manages, plans, estimates and issues work orders for the day-to-day repair, maintenance, preventative maintenance, and minor alterations for buildings under their purview.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Mentors, motivates and supervises a variety of craft personnel; overseeing behavior (attendance, compliance with University and Department guidelines etc.).
Investigates activities, repairs, and maintenance.
Actively participates in planning of renovations, additions, outside vendors and new construction at the university indicating the needs of operational integrity for university buildings.
Oversees any outside vendors performing work on building systems.
Participates with the Planning, QA and Regulatory Compliance division on load leveling and implantation of the preventative maintenance program for buildings and related equipment.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering or related field; or the equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
A minimum of five years' experience in supervision and building maintenance systems (electrical, mechanical operations and repair), preferably in a union environment.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must possess excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Must possess or obtain within 90 days of employment an EPA Universal Recovery Certificate.
Must be proficient in the use of computerized maintenance management systems, as well as Microsoft office Suite, particularly Excel.
Must be knowledgeable of building codes and experienced in troubleshooting mechanical, electrical, and building systems.
Experience with Computerized Maintenance, Time and Attendance and purchasing Systems is preferred
Posting Number: 18ST2827
Location: Livingston (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 73783
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.