The Assistant Director – Facilities Management is an integral member of the management team for the campus Facilities Department. Reporting directly to the Director of Facilities Management, the Assistant Director is responsible managing the general maintenance activities of University physical assets to include work order management system, building automation systems, preventative, predictive, and corrective programs, campus construction, and renovations. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: Supervision of project management services for the construction and renovation program for capital and non-capital projects, ensures the architectural/engineering design adheres to University design standards and meets customer expectations, responsible for consulting with design team during design development, project scheduling, project budget, pre-qualification of contractors, solicitation of contractor bids, contractor selection, processing and approval of invoices and change orders, field inspections, monitoring construction progress, conduct perioidic construction meetings with management, and project close-out. Manages the entire lifecycle of projects including driving team accountabilities, addressing project issues/risks, driving effective decision making and delivering status updates/recommendations to management, and assuring project work is executed in compliance with University Environmental Health and Safety Department, design codes, construction codes, regulations, safety standards, contract documents, budgets, and schedules. Serves as a University representative for outsource or in-house inspection and testing of project components such as mechanical systems, electrical systems, roofs, and materials of assigned projects as required. Conducts building condition assessments and develops short/long-term plans to address deficiencies. Monitors Department budgetary data and level reports. Ensure employees receive appropriate safety training and foster a workplace safety culture. Investigates and resolves complaints regarding operational issues. Works will Director to advance the facilities management strategic plan and adherence to and in all facets of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The incumbent will substitute and supplement the duties of other Physical Plant Supervisors. Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives for the Department. Other duties as assigned by Director.
Internal Number: 156695
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