1. Manages and coordinates activities of staff engaged in construction projects to improve the operation, maintenance and repairs of the University buildings and related facilities. Plans and schedules work for assigned staff, ensuring proper distribution of assignments and adequate staffing levels. 2. Exercises a high level of independent judgment and creative thought in directing, planning, development, and execution of services, maintenance, and alterations to University buildings. Assists in developing standards of materials and services for new construction and renovations. Develops and implements service delivery processes such as preventive maintenance programs, responses to emergency needs, and support of special events and activities. Conducts inspections of University buildings and facilities to determine repair and replacement needs. 3. Estimates time and material costs for all work efforts, determining sequences and methods to be used. Inspects completed work to insure compliance with established standards and building codes. Ensures maintenance of adequate inventory of supplies and materials and evaluates and recommends purchases of new products as required. 4. Responsible for the planning and scheduling of alterations and renovations work to minimize system failures. Compares alternate solutions and determines how to best utilize staff and outside contractors. 5. Evaluates customer needs. Assesses and resolve customer complaints regarding building maintenance, safety, and fire safety. Analyzes and responds to emergencies. Determines the most effective means and methods for executing construction projects. 6. Supervises trades staff. Recommends various personnel functions including but not limited to, hiring, training, disciplinary actions and benefit time off. Ensures accuracy of work completed and payroll records. 7. Prioritizes requests for services, estimate labor hours, and assign work to appropriate trades people. Expedites emergency requests. Provides project forecasting and coordination. Evaluates project completion and conduct customer follow up. Authorizes and monitors service and repairs from outside contractors/vendors. Coordinates all special projects and renovations and coordinates with other trades areas. Oversees the performance of outside contractors for quality and workmanship, billing, and timeliness of work. 8. In conjunction with the Plant Operations management team, maintains consistent departmental practices across all functions of the department. Acts as liaison between Physical Plant and University departments regarding scheduling of assigned constructions projects and maintenance. 9. Establishes and reinforces safety guidelines. Ensures that occupants and staff of an area reside and work in a clean, healthy, and safe environment. 10. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree in Engineering and certification as a plant engineer or registered engineer. Experience supervising unionized employees. Experience in a higher education.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Bachelor's degree in Engineering and certification as a plant engineer or registered engineer. Experience supervising unionized employees. Experience in a higher education.
Required Skill/ability 5: Excellent written and oral communication skills including presentation skills. The ability to communicate effectively with all organizational levels.
Posting Position Title: Senior Supervisor, Maintenance Projects Group
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to coordinate and manage multiple tasks and deadlines effectively related to routine and emergency building maintenance and environmental systems.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Supervisor Facilities Off Shift Operations
Required Skill/ability 1: Proven ability to manage and coordinate activities of staff engaged in planning and scheduling of maintenance and repair work, construction and renovation projects, and shop operations.
Required Skill/ability 4: Proven ability to maintain, manage and prepare scheduling, word processing, payroll and spreadsheet documents and reports. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office.
Required Skill/ability 2: Strong knowledge of building codes and related regulations. Ability to make rapid and appropriate judgments during emergency situations.
Bachelor's degree in a related field and five years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
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