Department:Campus Planning & Facilities Management - Utilities & Energy Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing Salary:$75,000 - $85,000 Compensation Band:OS-OA08-Fiscal Year 2018-2019 FTE:1.0
Application Review Begins April 30, 2019; position open until filled
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Department Summary Campus Planning and Facilities Management (CPFM) is a vibrant department, which comprises five units, and approximately 270 employees: Facilities Services, Utilities & Energy, Campus Planning, Office of Sustainability, and Design & Construction. The units of CPFM strive to provide excellent customer service to the University of Oregon campus and operate with the highest professional standards, communicating and collaborating with customers to support the stewardship of the campus.
Utilities and Energy (U&E) provides Steam, Chilled Water, Electricity, and other district energy services for the University of Oregon. The Utilities and Energy Department is comprised of specialized and diverse staff including Electrical technicians, Co-Generation Engineers, Maintenance technicians, and administrative staff. The Utilities and Energy staff work 24 hours a day to ensure safe, reliable, and energy efficient utilities are delivered to the University of Oregon. The department is responsible for all aspects of operations, maintenance, and repairs of the campus utility systems including a 10MW Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant, 6.5MW emergency power generation, production and distribution of campus heating steam using two industrial natural gas fired boilers, production and distribution of electrical power, 7,500 ton chilled water plant and distribution system, compressed air, and other services to more than 80 buildings and over 4 miles of distribution tunnels. The department works closely with other campus departments from across different business units to ensure effective operations, avoid unsafe conditions, and mitigate service interruptions in all utility functions.
Position Summary The Utilities Maintenance Manager is responsible for the Utilities and Energy (U&E) unit maintenance program. The U&E maintenance program involves the planning and scheduling of all maintenance, repairs, associated with the utility systems providing chilled water, steam and electricity to the University of Oregon. This includes but is not limited to turbine generators, diesel generators, steam piping, high and low pressure boilers, chillers, water purification, feed water, condensate, tunnel systems, and other auxiliary machinery.
This position supports all U&E shops to ensure work management functions within the CMMS are conducted properly. The position has oversight of monitoring access, overseeing contractor repairs and maintenance to U&E facilities, tunnels, various utility systems and equipment. The incumbent will independently make decisions related to interpreting policy and implementing programs. Assistance is provided in matters of establishing policy or involving major commitments of resources.
This position is responsible for the proper use of and control of a maintenance budget of over $1M. The incumbent supervises one assistant manager and 7 classified employees. The Utilities Maintenance Manager reports to the Director of Utilities and Energy.
Minimum Requirements • Two years of experience as a Qualified or Licensed Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant Operator. • Certified Professional Maintenance Manager (CPMM). • Two years of experience in a supervisory position assigning and reassigning work to subordinate employees. • One year of experience using CMMS or EAMS planning and scheduling maintenance and repairs in a heavy industrial, utility or power plant facility.
Professional Competencies • Provide leadership with the goal of optimizing organizational performance. • Maintain a safe and safety-conscious workplace. • Maintain a respectful workplace and model a positive and proactive attitude. • Model the highest ethical standards. • Work effectively in a diverse team environment and create effective human networks for problem solving and positive change. • Provide superior customer service. • Be receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embracing continuous improvement. • Communicate effectively, orally and in writing. • Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds. • Demonstrated problem solving skills. • Ability to adapt within a rapidly changing technical environment. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to explain technical concepts to audiences with a wide range of technical skills. • Ability to work independently as well as in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Preferred Qualifications • Experience planning and scheduling PdM, PM, and corrective repairs to high pressure boilers, pressure vessels, and steam systems. • Experience using KPI’s in a Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) program to improve reliability. • Experience and Proficiency using Maximo or AssetWorks maintenance management platforms to create work tickets/work orders, purchase orders, and planning and scheduling work for staff. • Experience with operations and maintenance of central chiller plants. • Experience with operations and maintenance of SCADA and industrial control systems. • Experience managing lube oil and diesel fuel quality programs. • Experience managing Air Quality and Emissions programs associated with fossil fuel burning equipment. • Experience and demonstrable knowledge of OSHA 1910.269 for electrical power generation. • Experience and demonstrable knowledge of GHS and HAZMAT Controls. • Experience and demonstrable knowledge of OSHA regulations for Construction and General Industry.
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