Posting Summary: Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Virginia's wide range of research, academic and patient care programs. With over 1,200 employees dedicated to excellence, Facilities Management is responsible for the day-to-day operation, repair and maintenance of U.Va.'s buildings, infrastructure and grounds as well as other University-owned and leased properties.
The University of Virginia is seeking an Assistant Director for Clinical Operations in our Health System Physical Plant (HSPP) division, who is responsible for the readiness and performance of all personnel assigned to the HSPP maintenance shops, including HVAC mechanics, Electricians, Plumbers, Fire Systems, Elevator Technicians, Roofers, Locksmiths, and Carpenters.
A Bachelor's Degree in engineering or a related technical field. Extensive experience, more than 12 years, will be considered in lieu of a degree. With a Bachelor's Degree a minimum of five years of mechanical or facilities experience is required. Previous supervising experience with an emphasis on hiring, training, motivating employees, and managing employee performance management issues is essential. Work experience with scheduling, inspections, working directly with customers, preparing/analyzing budgets, and setting/enforcing policies is required. The ability to read and follow blueprints, project specifications, technical product data, and code regulations is imperative. Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and interact with people of diverse backgrounds is essential. Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word and Excel is required, familiarity with Access, CMMS, and Asset Works "AiM" is preferred. Applicants must possess a Valid Driver's License with a positive points balance.
Applicants must possess extensive knowledge of the following areas: - Buildings, commercial/industrial mechanical - Refrigeration and plumbing systems, - Pneumatic and digital environmental control systems - Chillers and chilled water systems - Commercial steam and hot water boilers - Exchangers, and distribution systems - Preventative maintenance practices - Mechanical code requirements is required - Best practices in infection Prevention Control
Preference will be given to applicants with a certification or a master's license in one or more trades, and/or an American Hospital Association Certification (AHA) or similar facility management organization. Experience in HVAC control systems such as JCI's "Metasys" and Automated Logic Controls "Aero" as well as predictive maintenance programs or Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM) processes is strongly preferred. Knowledge of fire alarm/suppression systems and knowledge of elevator lift systems is desired.
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0624033 , and complete the application, attach a Cover Letter and Resume. This posting is open until filled. Review of applications will be begin September 28, 2018.
For questions about this position please contact Eirine Vlavianos at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree in engineering or related technical field. Extensive experience, more than 12 years, will be considered in lieu of a degree.
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: BS or higher in Mechanical, Electrical or Systems Engineering
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Required Specific Experience: With a Bachelor's Degree a minimum of five years of mechanical or facilities experience is required. Experience must include supervising or managing which may include such duties as work scheduling and inspections; preparing and analyzing budgets; hiring, training, motivating employees; setting and enforcing policies; managing employee performance issues; and direct interaction with customers.
Preferred Specific Experience: Experience in HVAC control systems such as JCI's "Metasys" and Automated Logic Controls "Aero."
Experience with predictive maintenance programs or Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM) processes.
Required License or Certification: Valid Driver's License, with a positive points balance.
Preferred License or Certification: Professional Engineer's License (PE).
Certification or master's license in one or more trades.
Certification from American Hospital Association Certification (AHA) or similar facility management organization.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Extensive knowledge of buildings, commercial/industrial mechanical, refrigeration, and plumbing systems, pneumatic and digital environmental control systems, chillers and chilled water systems, commercial steam and hot water boilers, exchangers, and distribution systems, preventative maintenance practices, mechanical code requirements, and current best practices in the field of Infection Prevention Control.
Ability to read and follow blueprints, project specifications, technical product data, and code regulations.
Demonstrated verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and interact with people of diverse backgrounds.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of fire alarm and suppression systems.
Knowledge of elevators and lift systems.
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.
Preferred Computer Applications: Microsoft Access
Familiarity with computerized maintenance management systems, preferably Asset Works "AiM."
Internal Number: 353_85483
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.