Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Professional
Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff
Department: Facilities Planning & Construction
Requires Bachelor's degree in Industrial Technology, Construction Management or related field and three years experience in building maintenance, renovation or construction. Experience in computer aided drafting, planning and estimating, and or construction management is also desirable. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Implement and oversee facility projects and work orders. Coordinate activities of skilled crafts personnel with respective first and second level supervisors. Work with outside contractors, architects and engineers employed by the University.
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, equipment 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: 25586
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," echoes across SHSU's eight colleges and beyond campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to student and to regional, state, national and international constituencies.
SHSU offers over 90 bachelor degree programs, over 55 masters and 11 doctoral programs, including the nation’s first PhD in Forensic Science, SHSU offers an exceptional college experience. SHSU is classified as a "Doctoral Research University" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. The Chronicle of Higher Education named Sam Houston State University among the nation's best universities to work for in nine consecutive years "Great Colleges to Work For" survey results.
SHSU is a university that thinks big but feels small. With a student population of over 21,500 students, SHSU prides itself with creating a close community. Located in the "piney wood" region of East Texas,... Huntsville is less than an hour's drive north of Houston, which enables the university community to maintain a small town atmosphere with easy access to the nation's fourth largest metropolitan area.
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace.
A member of The Texas State University System