The director of facilities oversees all preventive and reparative maintenance tasks performed on campus while strategically planning within the framework of the campus' current and future needs. This position directs five trades maintenance shop supervisors and one senior construction services manager.
This position ensures that cost effective, efficient, reliable and non-disruptive maintenance service is provided to all campus facilities. This maintenance is associated with the mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP) systems, hardscape, and underground utilities through the administration and management of trades' maintenance shops which carry out the maintenance functions.
This position also manages construction services (made up of four construction services managers at various levels) which provides timely review of predesign, design and construction documents to ensure that Rice standards are being met and value engineering opportunities are identified. Onsite building walks/surveys are conducted from the start of construction to completion. Additional duties include participation in the commissioning process and accountability for all asset data to be input into FEP's IWMS system (TRIRIGA).
The ideal candidate will have a mechanical engineering degree with applied, multi-year management experience in facility management having led teams and trades people successfully, preferably in higher education.
Position Status: Full-Time
Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 25948
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