This position reports to the Assistant Director of Facilities and is accountable to assist in developing short/long range plans within the Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Departments. The Assistant Facility Engineer will directly supervise the HVAC Technicians, Electricians, and Plumbers to ensure proficient and timely preventable maintenance and to ensure repair schedules meet quality standards. Effectively will train, coach, and monitor performance, resulting in a highly motivated department with quantifiable results. Develops and recommends cost reduction opportunities, investigates reported problems and directs/counsel’s staff on corrective actions. Develops work schedules, organizing and distributing daily work request and follow-up procedures.
Supports the Assistant Director of Facilities, Director of Facilities and Director of Capital Projects with coordinating and scheduling licensed trades support in the planning and execution of Capital Projects. Coordinate and schedule licensed trades to support Consulting Engineers, Project Managers, Commissioning Agents, Custodial Operations, and Grounds Departments with questions related to mechanical, electrical and plumbing operations. Directs various contractors to perform service on buildings and equipment and establishes and maintains service contracts with vendors. Coordinate and schedule licensed trades participation in Capital Projects page turns. Ensure that University engineering standards are followed and preserved in all new construction. Research and develop these standards where they are not established.
Has management oversight of the operating budgets, establishing and monitoring inventory levels and purchasing practices through a just-in-time inventory system.
Oversee the engineering and operation of the heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems (HVAC) for a wide variety of campus projects utilizing Building Automation Systems controls; and ensure that HVAC operations are compliant with EPA, OSHA and related safety regulations.
Oversight of both the department’s CMMS system and building automation systems to ensure efficient and proper operation of both. Develops energy conservation plans with programs and outside vendors and suppliers.
Responds to emergencies during and beyond normal scheduled working hours.