The Chief Engineer has four major accountabilities in support in a major university setting:
Plan, organize, direct, and control mechanical and maintenance operations, including those related to HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems;
Oversee day-to-day activities of engineering staff members;
Direct initiatives related to contractor relations, safety, energy management and functions that promote optimal physical habitability;
Assure compliance with expense guidelines, company policies, and governing codes and regulations.
Implement and manage operating, maintenance, and repair programs to assure maximum life and reliability of all mechanical systems within the university.
Oversee and participate in general maintenance and operation processes which include, but are not limited to: HVAC equipment performance, plumbing systems, electrical systems, equipment warranties, and general building maintenance.
Procure parts and supplies consistent with management approval and defined physical needs.
Administer necessary inventory control programs and systems to assure maintenance of parts inventory levels, including keying systems and accurate and timely records of receipts and issues.
Participate in Expense Management activities.
Maintain or oversee the maintenance of records and reports that bear on physical facilities.
Supervise Engineering staff members.
Oversee the management of physical facilities
Perform other duties as assigned.
Associate-level degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school.
Must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in commercial or institutional buildings with complex mechanical, electrical, HVAC, plumbing systems.
Two (2) years of supervisory experience.
Utilize basic PC-based business software, including Microsoft products for word processing, spreadsheets, and email. Use systems tools for maintaining service records.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Possess trade valid licenses as required by local regulatory authorities. Possess valid state-issued driver’s license.