Responsible for zone maintenance activities scheduled or arising in all zone buildings, (approximately 3.6M gross square feet). Focuses on response to facility problems that arise and preventative maintenance in buildings. Reports to Zone Leader but may receive direction from district, zone, and central operations leadership as well. Responsible for customer service and other facilities management support functions. Ensures environmental sustainability initiatives are integrated into all facilities operations. Provides estimates for billable work performed by zone maintenance staff. Serves as the direct supervisor of maintenance staff performing facilities-related work; provides staff training, develops daily work schedules and forecasts maintenance needs; conducts performance reviews, corrective action and absentee coordination. Coordinates and directs contractors and university personnel in coordination with other zone and district leadership. May provide coverage for zone/district leadership when short-term staffing needs dictate. Adheres to all safety practices and procedures; maintains work areas and equipment; attends meetings; assures properly completed documentation; provides a high level of customer service; communicates to customers, coworkers and supervision via written, electronic and verbal methods and devices; performs other duties as assigned.
This position works Monday – Friday 6:45 am to 3:45 pm, but is subject to changes in shift, hours, days, and/or location as operations dictate; will require on-call holiday rotation; subject to 24 hour emergency call. In accordance with the Disaster Preparedness and University State of Emergency Policy 6.17, this position has been designated as essential short-term status and alternate long-term status.
Will require the successful completion of a criminal background check.
Bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; ability to read and write common sentences and to calculate fractions, decimals, and percentages; valid driver’s license; five years of relevant experience in building maintenance operations, including direct customer contact (preferably in unionized setting); proven teaming, leadership and customer service skills and experience; a minimum of three months in management/supervision (or three courses), however one year is strongly desired; nine months of experience or 900 hours of training in more than one of the following skilled trades: electrical, plumbing, masonry, carpentry, locksmithing, painting/decorating, welding, and/or HVAC (maintenance mechanic is strongly preferred) and related safety knowledge; one month of experience or one course in budgeting.
Target Salary: $56,000.00 - $60,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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