Job Opportunities

Institution:  University of Dallas

Plant/ MEP Operations Manager                                                      Job Number: 2422UD

Facilities                                                                                  Date Posted: 15 August 2016


WHO WE ARE

The University of Dallas is a private university leading in academics. The University has been consistently ranked as one of the top regional universities and holds a place in the list of the top 10 Catholic colleges in the West by U.S. News & World Report, and in the top 15 Catholic colleges nationwide by Forbes. We thrive on professional development, a family oriented environment, rich tradition, and great employee benefits!

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

UD is currently seeking a Plant/MEP Operations Manager to provide technical supervision to ensure effective day-to-day operation of the University’s mechanical (HVAC), electrical (high and low voltage (IT)) and plumbing systems. You’ll have the opportunity to oversee MEP system repair, maintenance and installation, ensure compliance with applicable building practices and codes and maintain environmental conditions. You will direct the activities of trades/craft personnel in the management of building maintenance and operations for academic, athletic, housing and administrative facilities.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prioritize and assign work orders and emergency and routine maintenance tasks. Inspect completed assignments, forecast and track expenditures and report status
  • Coordinate with and solicit vendor/contractor bids for work beyond the scope of the department, supervise contractor work and assess vendor performance.
  • Review and evaluate the University’s MEP preventative maintenance program.
  • Train, assess, evaluate and counsel assigned personnel.
  • This job description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as requested by the supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or GED. Ten years of progressive Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing experience, with at least four years of supervisory responsibility.
  • Must have valid Texas Driver’s License to operate university motor vehicle. Must possess license to purchase CFC refrigerants and EPA license. A/C and Refrigeration Contractor’s license is a +.
  • Licensed electrician; master preferred; Licensed plumber/water professional preferred; Knowledgeable in Building Automation/Energy Management (BAS/EMS) systems.
  • Ability to safely use, operate and maintain shop tools, meters, inspection equipment, and PPE gear.

 

BENEFITS

UD provides competitive pay and benefits including eligibility to participate in medical, dental, life & disability insurance, employee events, health & wellness program, a free fitness center, paid vacation, 9 holidays, sick leave, tuition waiver for employee and family, retirement plan contributions and more!

 

If this sounds like the job for you, apply online at: https://udallas.wufoo.com/forms/staff-application-for-employment/

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Assistant Director - Facilities Management


Location:
North Lake College
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00 (Some nights and weekends)

Salary Range (Full-Time)
$5,750.00 mo. - $6,612.50 mo. (dependent on experience and other considerations)

Position Summary
Provides assistance to achieve the organizations administrative, academic, student support and/or community relations goals.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Responsible for providing guidance and leadership in planning the day-to-day activities of assigned organization.
Collaborates with stakeholders to implement/improve processes and procedures in order to meet the mission and goals of the institution or organization.
Additional work will vary according to the assigned department.
Must have strong interpersonal, organizational, time management and problem solving skills as well as the ability to prioritize, plan and lead projects as assigned.
Identifies problems and determines the best solution, working to resolve the issue(s).
Able to develop strong working relationships with team members, key stakeholders, internal and external constituents from diverse backgrounds in order to meet business needs.
Provides guidance and support to employees to improve the value of the organization and create a positive work environment.
Ability to adapt to changes in work environment, work priorities, organizational and/or customer needs.
Plans, organizes and schedules staff and tasks effectively to achieve objectives. Adheres to institutional and/or the organization's policies and procedures.
Uses multiple methods to communicate information and chooses method that is appropriate to the audience.
Maintains confidentiality and high ethical standards.

Physical Requirements
Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience
Bachelor's degree or higher plus three (3) to five (5) years of related experience. Official transcripts are required. ***Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check.*

Texas Driver License preferred
3 or more years supervisory experience preferred.
Credentials related to sustainability programs or energy management preferred.
Trade licenses or certifications (example: HVAC, Electrician) preferred
Good customer services skills preferred.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for directing the efficient and safe maintenance of property facilities; to ensure proper maintenance and repair of the building amenities, utilities and related equipment, including HVAC, refrigeration, plumbing, electricity, natural gas systems, and electronic items, such as observation cameras and oversees and administers all maintenance contracts. Demonstrated experience in large scale facilities maintenance operations, including management of projects, staffing, facilities administration, operations and budget oversight.
Leads special projects developing specific plans, time line, budget, and implements the project successfully to ensure the desired results are achieved and all safety guidelines are followed. Working knowledge of various government statutes including but not limited to the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Hazardous Disposal statutes, ADA, underground storage tanks and OSHA; experience in natural gas regulation, building and fire codes and working with contractors and labor laws.
Maintains a strong working relationship working with contractors, vendors, staff, administrators, and faculty. Requires critical thinking to approach problems in a way that most efficiently and effectively accomplishes the desired outcome and to ensure a safe campus. Plays a key role in budget responsibilities and must possess a strong knowledge of purchasing policies and procedures.
Responsible for short and long range planning of facility and equipment maintenance needs, oversight of maintenance, repairs, and renovation contracts. Establish priorities, formulate and interpret management policies, provides leadership to staff to improve services and meet ongoing environmental and institutional needs.
Strong communication skills to speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques, working in an environment with a diverse student population, faculty, staff, and administrators.
Supervise approximately 2 or more assigned staff, and monitors the budget.
Performs other duties as required.

 

Apply at: http://opportunities.dcccd.edu/cw/en-us/job/494790/assistant-director-facilities-management


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Texas Christian University

Assistant Director Mechanical Systems

Job Summary:

The Assistant Director Mechanical Systems is responsible for overseeing the operation, maintenance and repair of the chiller plants, chilled water loop, HVAC, boilers, fire protection systems, plumbing and underground utility piping systems by developing and maintaining effective planning, training, and supervision of staff; providing technical support with design and construction of capital projects.

 

Duties and Essential Job Functions:

Manages mechanical operations by ensuring quality customer service; developing procedures to ensure prompt repair when required; properly scheduling of planned maintenance; programming major equipment upgrade or replacement.  Oversees and/or contributes to projects by implementing procedures for soliciting bids; awarding and approving completed work related to mechanical utilities and building controls; coordinating with other departments involved in the projects.

 

Provides leadership of assigned personnel by coaching, planning, monitoring and appraising job results, counseling and disciplining employees.  Reviews gas and water utility rate expenses; monitors meters for significant changes indicating possible equipment malfunctions.

 

Meets financial objectives by preparing budgets; scheduling and approving expenditures; monitoring and reporting on cost control; conducting budget analysis on maintenance cost, labor, and equipment replacement; initiating corrective actions.  Prepares project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.  Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements:

Required Education and Experience:

•   Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or other technically related field.

•   Five years’ experience working with a variety of mechanical systems in a supervisory capacity.

Preferred Education and Experience:

•   Ten years’ experience working in a variety of mechanical and control systems in a supervisory capacity.

•   Experience with design and construction of central chiller plants and loop distribution system. 

Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:

•   Texas Driver License or ability to obtain one. 

Preferred Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:

•   Professional Engineer/Plumbing and/or HVAC certification

 

As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. 

 

Apply:

Application and resumes must be submitted to:  http://hr.tcu.edu/work-at-tcu/faculty-staff-vacancies/


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Texas Christian University

Assistant Director Electrical Systems

Job Summary:

The Assistant Director Electrical Systems is responsible for overseeing the operation, maintenance and repair of electrical distribution, lighting, building control systems, fire alarms/mass notification and energy management by developing and maintaining effective planning, training, and supervision of staff; conducting energy audits for campus properties; and providing technical support with design and construction of capital projects.

 

Duties and Essential Job Functions:

Manages electrical operations by ensuring quality customer service; developing procedures to ensure prompt repair when required; properly scheduling of planned maintenance; programming major equipment upgrade or replacement.  Oversees and/or contributes to projects by implementing procedures for soliciting bids; awarding and approving completed work related to electrical utilities and building controls; coordinating with other departments involved in the projects.

 

Provides leadership of assigned personnel by coaching, planning, monitoring and appraising job results, counseling and disciplining employees.  Reviews electrical utility rate expenses; monitors meters for significant changes indicating possible equipment malfunctions; conducts regular energy audits for campus properties.

 

Meets financial objectives by preparing budgets; scheduling and approving expenditures; monitoring and reporting on cost control; conducting budget analysis on maintenance cost, labor, and equipment replacement, initiating corrective actions.  Prepare project status reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends.  Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Required Education and Experience:

•   Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or other technically related field.

•   Five years’ experience working with a variety of electrical power and control systems in a supervisory capacity.

Preferred Education and Experience:

•   Ten years’ experience working in a variety of electrical power and control systems in a supervisory capacity.

•   Experience with design and construction of underground medium voltage electrical distribution.

Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:

•   Texas Drivers License, or ability to obtain one. 

Preferred Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:

•   Professional Engineer/state electrician’s license.

 

As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. 

 

Apply:

Application and resumes must be submitted to:  http://hr.tcu.edu/work-at-tcu/faculty-staff-vacancies/  


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Institution:  Texas Christian University

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF FACILITY SERVICES (HOUSEKEEPING)

Texas Christian University

 

FLSA Status: Exempt

Salary: Commensurate with experience and education

 

The Assistant Director Facility Service is responsible for supporting Facilities Services operations by representing the Physical Plant and the University in matters involving housekeeping and maintenance programs.

Duties and Essential Job Functions:

Analyze problems, develop remedies while diplomatically and effectively carrying out plans and solutions;

Analyze cost data and statistical information for the development of administrative controls and records;

Direct, coordinate, inspect and supervise maintenance, grounds, custodians, and maintenance projects;

Conduct research, prepare and present oral and/or written reports.

Control quality of project; schedules and budgets.

Perform a wide range of professional, administrative, advocacy and liaison duties involved in the facility maintenance and construction process.

Communicate with a wide range of individuals orally and in writing;

Establish building system standards based on best management practices (BMP).

Supervises the preparation of facility inspection reports, facility condition reports, long range maintenance plans, schedules and plans for maintenance work and specifications.

Supervises facilities and the response and repair of emergencies: the safe efficient removal of all hazardous material; and the development of emergency preparedness and safety program.

Supervises the preparation of the assignment and scheduling of work orders, the preventative maintenance program, the purchasing of material and supplies.

Prepares annual budgets as assigned, staffing budgets.

Supervises the custodial program at the university.

Acts as the safety manager for the department.

Assists the human resources department in the determination of staffing needs as well as the recruitment, selection, evaluation, promotion, demotion or dismissal of housekeeping personnel.

Directs the assignment and transfer of housekeeping personnel.

Organizes and implements an orientation program on proper operation and maintenance of school facilities for departmental personnel.

Maintains records as required.

Schedules work routines and coordinates vacation schedules for departmental personnel.

Directs the purchase of necessary equipment and supplies.

Organizes and implements programs of preventative and ongoing maintenance.

Directs the maintenance of all assigned buildings and as to cleanliness and safety.

Reviews on a regular basis, all security/safety precautions and procedures, and recommends additions, changes, or reductions in service as appropriate.

Prepares cost estimates on repair work.

Performs other related duties as assigned. 

Job Requirements

Required Education and Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

• 5 years in related programs including supervisory experience.

Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:

• Valid Texas Driver’s license.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Knowledge of training and supervising staff.

• Knowledge of safety regulations.

• Knowledge of job-related policies and regulations.

• Knowledge of basic Spanish/English communication.

• Knowledge of basic record keeping techniques.

• Knowledge of counseling techniques and resources.

• Knowledge of customer service techniques.

• Skill in some or all components of Microsoft Office.

• Skill in leadership techniques.

• Ability to draft grammatically correct correspondence.

• Ability to schedule and manage multiple teams.

• Ability to troubleshoot and recommend improvements.

Physical Requirements (With or Without Accommodations):

• Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information.

• Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.

• Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions.

• Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting.

• Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 10 lbs.

Work Environment:

• Work is indoors and sedentary and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours.

• There are no harmful environmental conditions present for this job.

• The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.

 

This position has been identified by TCU as one which deals heavily with financial records, cash, accounts payable, personnel and payroll records. To comply with TCU Vacation Policy 6.001, you will be required to take one vacation period of no less than five consecutive working days each fiscal year. During this five consecutive vacation period, you may not contact the University or its employees for work purposes through any means, including responding to University e-mail. 

 

As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. 














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