Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Professional
Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff
Department: Facilities Planning & Construction
Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Technology, Construction Management or related field. Three years experience in building maintenance, renovation or construction. Experience in computer aided drafting, planning and estimating, and or construction management is also desirable. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of education.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Implements and oversees facility projects and work orders. Coordinates activities of skilled crafts personnel with respective first and second level supervisors. Works with outside contractors, architects and engineers employed by the University. May prepare sketches, drawings and specifications subject to review by the department's Facility Architect.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Prepares, receives, and evaluates assigned projects and work orders. Prepares sketches, drawings, specifications and cost estimates required to implement and complete projects and work orders. Reads and interprets plans, blueprints, specifications, and technical directives. Prepares requisitions for purchase of materials, equipments and services. May prepare and maintain unit price contract programs for use on University projects and work orders. Oversees the implementation of projects and work orders. Monitors the quality of work performed by contractors and ensure work activities are performed with minimal disruption to other University activities. Maintains accurate files of all assigned University projects, track project costs throughout duration of work and alert management to potential problems. May perform inspection of contract maintenance and repairs as well as new construction work to confirm compliance with applicable building and life safety codes. Provides preliminary cost estimates whenever feasible or requested by campus departments. Must possess ability to move about freely, climb ladders, crawl through spaces under floors, and work in and around dirty and hazardous equipment during inspections. May participate in the University’s asbestos abatement program. Must be computer literate and able to use Microsoft Office programs. Must possess good writing and communications skills. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 22171
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.