Description The Physical Plant Administration at the University of Tennessee at Martin is accepting applications for an Associate Director position. This position is responsible for the budget and daily operations of the building services' and HVAC departments full time employees as well as student employees. The areas of responsibility include carpentry, painting, electrical services, plumbing, lock and key services, HVAC and the steam plant. This position is responsible for providing leadership and ensuring the cooperation of each trade associated with building services and HVAC as well as implementing campus maintenance projects. This position is also responsible for working with architects, engineers and contractors on capital outlay projects, internal design and constructions projects, project specifications and local capital outlay projects. The associate director position would also serve as director of the physical plant operations when the director is out of office.
Position responsibilities Responsibilities include but are not limited to: * Coordinate maintenance for academic and auxiliary enterprise facilities in the areas of painting, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, lock services and HVAC/steam plant. * Review daily the routine maintenance effort. Schedule preventive maintenance.
Job Function/Responsibilities * Plan and prepare bid documents on local construction projects dealing with projects on campus. Responsible for the management of the Building Services and HVAC budgets. Ensure funds that are budgeted for building services, HVAC, local capital outlay and parking authority are used for the purpose that they are designated, and the funds are spent on the highest priority of needs relative to the overall mission of the university. * Review and approve invoices in IRIS. * Review plans, specifications, and submittals associated with capital projects. * Represent the university on construction projects. * Work with building services and HVAC foremen in the employment process of new hires. * Review job performance periodically of all employees in this area of responsibility. * Work with various campus departments in the planning, estimating, design and construction of minor remodeling and renovation projects to the existing facilities. * Inspect campus maintenance needs.
The primary purpose of the University of Tennessee at Martin is to provide a quality undergraduate education in a traditional collegiate atmosphere characterized at all levels by close collaboration among students, faculty and staff. In addition, the university is dedicated to meeting lifelong educational needs by providing graduate programs, distance-learning opportunities and other creative endeavors. Furthermore, the university is committed to advancing the regional and global community through scholarly activities, research and public service.