This is a three (3) year 100% contract position with benefits. Position has the possibility of extension and/or conversion to career status at the end of the contract.
Under general supervision of the Work Management Manager, in support of the system-wide Facility Condition Assessment (FCA), independently perform ongoing mechanical condition assessments for all building systems, equipment and components of campus buildings and infrastructure. Identify, collect and label mechanical real property asset inventory (building systems, equipment and components).
Develop schedules and identify required materials for facilities observations and surveys, obtain existing electronic or hard copy equipment lists, mechanical key-plans and site developed information, drawings, existing facilities condition assessment reports and other related facilities inventory and condition assessment data.
Inspect and assess the condition of mechanical assets and/or components. Identify deficiencies and provide cost estimates to replace or repair the deficiencies. Provide an overall risk/condition score for each asset. Based on their mechanical journeyman knowledge, ensure mechanical inventory and assessment efforts are in compliance with all University/Campus policies and procedures, including but not limited to: roof access, controlled areas, safety compliance, and environmental policies.
Manage multiple records of University buildings, system plans and specifications by ensuring all required information is accurate and logged properly. Research problems with building mechanical systems and their associated components. Identify and detail deficiencies and make recommendations for necessary repairs or replacements. Develop project scope of work and schedules of required repairs for management review.
Follow-up with customers to ensure accuracy of billing, completion of project and overall satisfaction. Establish and maintain positive and cooperative working relationships with members of the Department and Campus Community. Communicate effectively with people of many diverse backgrounds including students, staff, faculty, and customers. Practice and model the fundamentals of UC San Diego's Principles of Community.
Safely work in confined spaces such as tunnels, manholes and vaults and limited access spaces such as mechanical cores, small spaces, and ceiling overheads. Follow established safety procedures to test atmosphere for proper ventilation. Maintain a functional awareness of the typical hazards of the work place as well as the special hazards that may be encountered at UCSD such as biohazards, radiation, chemicals, etc. Follow established procedures for dealing with such potential hazards. Adhere to policies, procedures and practices on safety and operation instructions. Comply with rules and regulations applicable to building codes.
Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced professional and implements and coordinates building management procedures and space planning activities. Develops space allocation project scope, schedule and budget plans for management review, implements and makes recommendations for new and revised procedures. Oversees various facilities-related operational activities. Has general knowledge about several operational functions. Receives little instruction on daily work, general instructions on new assignments. May function as a lead and resource or supervise support staff (for less than 2.0 FTE).
A Bachelor's Degree in related area with progressive experience working in construction or maintenance and operations of facility mechanical systems or utility site infrastructure mechanical systems within a large scale, commercial Facilities Operations environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Journey level skill through demonstrated experience in one or more of the following trades: mechanical, HVAC, steam system, or plumbing system maintenance.
Experience performing real property or system condition assessments including identifying, collecting, and labeling real property asset inventory (buildings, systems, and components). Experience in all phases of performing and/or scheduling real property condition assessments.
Demonstrated experience conducting inspections on mechanical assets to assess the condition of assets and/or components. Experience recommending appropriate repairs and replacements.
Demonstrated knowledge of architectural or engineering concepts. Thorough working knowledge of building and construction, design and California Building Codes.
Proven ability to manage contractors, project teams and skilled trades workers and maintain compliance to the agreed-upon scope of work, schedule and budget. Working knowledge of cu
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