Virginia State Government #00693 Assistant Director of Utilities & Building Repair (REPOST) in Norfolk, Virginia

Position Information

Job Description

Norfolk State University’s (NSU) Department of Facilities Management provides a campus environment that is conducive to working and learning through systematic maintenance, repair, and renovation and construction of campus buildings, facilities, and infrastructure.

Incumbent will report directly to the Director of Facilities, can expect the following duties and responsibilities:

  1. Plan, direct, supervise and coordinate maintenance of building mechanical systems to include the electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems.

  2. Supervises, directs and evaluates assigned staff engaged in maintenance and repair activities.

  3. Monitors work orders, cost accounting, project status, and ensures compliance with standardized Federal, State and University metrics.

  4. Manage the low voltage campus systems, including electronic locks, emergency call boxes, and fire safety.

  5. Make daily inspections of buildings for compliance with environmental, health and safety standards which includes monitoring areas such as HVAC, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, elevators, roofs, building access systems and other infrastructure systems.

  6. Establish building maintenance inspections and preventative maintenance schedules for subordinates.

  7. Provide monthly feedback to staff and management with reports on building status and condition.

  8. Conduct regular meetings with subordinates and discuss operational concerns.

  9. Coordinate logistical considerations and ensures the success of ongoing facility projects.

  10. Manages diversified objectives and applies knowledge of building maintenance, construction and renovations, in efforts to enable the effective and safe use of the facility.

  11. Works closely with mechanical/electrical engineer in implementing Energy Savings Initiatives.

  12. Reviews and evaluates with Capital Planning, mechanical plans and specifications prepared by architectural and engineering firms to determine compliance with sound professional practices and established standards, codes and regulations; reviews requirements for plumbing, sewage, water supply, electrical and electronic equipment, elevators, air conditioning, heating and ventilating systems (HVAC), for proposed and existing structures.

  13. Helps prepare annual budget and is responsible for identifying matters needing emergency attention.

* EEO Statement NSU is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons and applicants, without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, race, religion, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy) or veteran status. NSU encourages minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.*

Minimum Qualifications
  1. Considerable knowledge of building and facility maintenance, and the inspection, repair, and management of such.

  2. Demonstrated knowledge of energy management and control systems related to building automation and central plant systems.

  3. Considerable knowledge of mechanical systems, piping, plumbing, HVAC systems, electrical systems, and building access programs and systems.

  4. Demonstrated knowledge of vendor and contractor requisition systems and processes.

  5. Demonstrated skill in reading schematics, blueprints, and various building structure diagrams and layouts in efforts to ascertain the status of, and repair and maintain basic and complex buildings and infrastructures.

  6. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, and convey matters to large diverse audiences (students/staff/faculty/contractors/vendors), and provide quality customer service.

  7. Demonstrated ability to monitor and maintain quality control standards.

  8. Demonstrated ability to effectively supervise varying levels of staff and trade workers.

  9. Experience in building, housekeeping, and facilities management in a similar management capacity at or above a supervisory or coordinator level.

  10. Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or electrical engineering, building construction, facility management, or similar discipline, or equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Preferred Qualifications
  1. Working knowledge of Commonwealth of Virginia procurement standards and processes
  2. Previous experience managing large multiple buildings and facilities, for college/university, local municipality, or state/federal government agency.
Special Requirements
  1. Candidates may show interest by submitting, in its entirety online, an application and all required application material.

  2. Applicant is solely responsible for ensuring application and material thoroughly reflects their knowledge, skills, and abilities, as it relates to the advertised qualifications.

  3. A complete application, including all previous employment, salary history, and education, for full consideration, must be received online by 11:59PM of the “Job Close Date.”

  4. Applicants who list “see resume” or “see Curriculum Vitae” in lieu of completing the application may miss the opportunity for full consideration.

  5. NSU conducts background checks on all candidates identified as finalist for employment. The type of background check(s) performed is dependent upon the type of position for which you have been identified as a finalist, which may include: criminal history, sex offender registry checks, reference checks, degree validation, driving records, license verification, credit history review. The results of background checks are made available to University employing officials. You will be required to sign an Authorization to release form.

Norfolk State University utilizes Form I-9 and E-verify in the verification of eligibility for employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants
  1. Applicant is solely responsible for ensuring application and material thoroughly reflects their knowledge, skills, and abilities, as it relates to the advertised qualifications.

  2. A complete application, including all previous employment, salary history, and education, for full consideration, must be received online by 11:59PM of the “Job Close Date.”

  3. Applicants who list “see resume” or “see Curriculum Vitae” in lieu of completing the application may miss the opportunity for full consideration

Contact Information

Name

Office of Human Resources

Phone

757-823-8160

Fax

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Email

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Address

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Working Title: #00693 Assistant Director of Utilities & Building Repair (REPOST)

Role Title: Trades Manager I - 79035

Job Open Date: 03/30/2018

Open Until Filled: Yes

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: Pay Band 5 -Based on starting pay practices

Agency: Norfolk State University (213)

Agency Website: www.nsu.edu

Location: Norfolk - 710

Position Number: 00693

Job Posting Number: 1036237

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: No

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No

Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)

Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1

Pay Band: 05