The Facilities Services Department is responsible for the maintenance and operations of all campus facilities which includes buildings, grounds, and utility systems.
The Zone Maintenance Foreman directs and supervises highly skilled trades personnel in the construction, repair, and alteration of within building(s) envelope and surrounding perimeter, following recognized procedures and techniques of the construction industry and University standards. Foreman is a working foreman and will be responsible for directly performing a wide range of skilled construction tasks. Plans and schedules work for the group supervised, ensuring adequate coverage and proper distribution of work assignments. Inspects buildings within zone and completed work assignments to ensure quality expectations are met. Assists in the establishment of preventive and preventative maintenance programs. Trains and instructs designated personnel. Recommends and conducts various personnel actions including but not limited to: hiring, promotions, transfers, vacation schedules, performance evaluations, and disciplinary actions. Contributes to the overall success of Facilities Services by performing other essential duties (for example: snow removal) and responsibilities as assigned. Checks both emails and work orders daily on a computer. Employee inspects work sites to ensure: accurate reporting regarding materials-on-hand, in addition to policy compliance by continually monitoring work site's and maintenance shop's (within zone) clean and safe.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Applicant must have the ability to read, interpret, explain, and apply procedures, specifications, standards and guidelines governing university operations. Must have the ability to perform complex routine maintenance and investigate problems that arise. General knowledge of: HVAC, electric, plumbing, and carpentry to perform tasks when necessary. Must have knowledge regarding both repairing and maintaining: plumbing, electrical, heating and building structures. Candidate should have the skill of keeping accurate records of building maintenance repairs. Applicant must possess strong leadership abilities. Candidate must have the skill of facilitating and maintaining open lines of communication amongst all departments. Applicant must have the ability to climb a ladder and/or work on a lift when height of tasks is over six (6) feet high. Applicant should have the ability to utilize power tools, work in loud environment and be around flashing lights. Applicant must also have the ability and aptitude to be trained to multi-disciplined capabilities. The applicant must have the ability to wear a respirator.
Internal Number: 216387
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