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MEP Renovations and Elevator/Fire and Life Safety Manager

Basic Position Information

Job Code: 2551

Title: MEP Renovations and Elevator/Fire and Life Safety Manager

Department: Facilities Management

Essential Personnel: Y

Job Family: Administrative Operations

Job Sub-Family: Facilities Management

FLSA Classification: E

Job Grade: 15

Grade Min: $58,809

Grade Mid: $70,571

UHD Succession Plan: N

Criticality of Position: N/A

Career Ladder: In-Range

Campus Security Authority: Y

Screening Committee: N

Motor Vehicle Record Check: Y

Job Summary

The MEP Renovations and Elevator/Fire and Life Safety Manager manages the daily operations of the university's contracted mechanical, electrical, plumbing, elevator, fire, and life safety system contractors, as well as the in-house electrical labor group and all electrical infrastructure on campus.

Duties

  • Manages the in-house electrical shop, ensuring that the electrical systems and infrastructure are maintained
  • Responds to work orders; performs all necessary electrical troubleshooting and repairs
  • Manages contracted ME services to supplement the electrical, elevator, mechanical, and fire and life safety systems as required to complete campus wide renovations and repairs
  • Manages and liaises with all ME, elevator, fire alarm, and fire suppression safety systems consultants as necessary
  • Initiates purchase requisitions; develops bid packages; determines bid results; makes bid selections
  • Assists campus wide managers and staff as required with projects requiring electrical or mechanical system modifications; consults as needed to assist with and complete small modification projects campus wide
  • Assists with HVAC, building automation, and central plant repairs and operations as needed

Marginal Duties

  • Performs all other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports:

  • Full Time Employees

Delegation of Work:

  • Regularly assigns work to subordinate(s)

Supervision Given:

  • Has primary responsibility for conducting performance evaluations and making recommendations for hiring and dismissing employees.

Qualifications

Required Education:

  • Bachelor's degree or may substitute years of experience in lieu of degree

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of related job experience

License/Certification:

  • None Required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of five (5) years of related job experience is preferred Electrical Maintenance License State of Texas is preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge:

  • Advanced knowledge of mechanical, elevator, and electrical system parameters, codes, standards, variables, and operations, and the related trends, issues, and accepted practices;
  • Advanced knowledge of interrelationships between mechanical, elevator and electrical systems

Skills:

  • Good technical skills, including proficiency in MS Office and AutoCAD;
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Excellent decision-making skills

Abilities:

  • Ability to use technology to create work order requests and budget templates;
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community

Work Location and Physical Demands

Primary Work Location:

  • Works in an office environment (4-6 hours) and outdoor areas (2-4 hours).

Physical Demands:

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any unpleasant elements. Work involves occasional exposure to elements, such as adverse weather conditions, extreme temperatures, dirt, and dust
  • Position requires maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting, standing, or walking for prolonged periods of time, as well as for bending, stooping, kneeling, crawling, jumping, climbing, and frequent reaching
  • May be required to work in a confined space, in a high, dangerous place, or be exposed to vibration
  • May occasionally be exposed to hazardous driving conditions and work near moving mechanical parts
  • May, on rare occasions be exposed to potentially hazardous or cancer-causing agents or chemicals
  • Must have precise hand-eye coordination, good spatial awareness, and the ability to identify and distinguish colors
  • Must have the ability to move items of up to 100lbs
  • May be required to drive or operate a university vehicle
  • Position is on call 24 hours a day for electrical incidents

Position Specific Competencies

Commitment to Excellence - UHD

  • Demonstrates a commitment to competently perform his/her job duties and responsibilities within established time frames.
  • Continuously strives to improve work performance.
  • Accepts responsibility for his/her commitments to the university.
  • Contributes to the success of the university by consistently providing quality results in the performance of his/her job duties and responsibilities.

Respect and Cooperation

  • Treats others with courtesy, respect, and dignity in the workplace.
  • Promotes cooperation through open and honest communications and consideration of others ideas, thoughts, and opinions.

Integrity

  • Demonstrates high ethical standards of conduct in the performance of his/her job duties and responsibilities.
  • Accepts responsibility for his/her actions.
  • Respects and complies with department and university policies, procedures, and work rules.

Proficiency

  • Possesses required job skills and knowledge.
  • Demonstrates the ability to apply those skills and knowledge to competently perform his/her job duties and assignments.

Dependability

  • Takes responsibility to accomplish job assignments within reasonable deadlines.
  • Willing to accept new projects and/or commitments.
  • Does due diligence to complete projects within specified timeframes and/or fulfill commitments.
  • Arrives to work on time prepared and ready to contribute.

Flexibility

  • Willingly adjusts to changing work assignments or conditions.
  • Open to changes in operational procedures, technology, and/or organizational structure.
  • Views changes as opportunities for learning and professional development.
  • Displays a positive attitude to encourage others.
  • Promptly responds to changes in work priorities and/or unexpected circumstances or situations.

Supervision

  • Supervises the work of staff employees.
  • Sets clear goals and expectations within reasonable timeframes.
  • Motivates staff through constructive feedback, challenging assignments, and recognition of achievements.
  • Provides mentorship and guidance by sharing expertise and best practices.
  • Supports staff by providing essential resources, professional development opportunities, and open communication.
  • Promptly addresses performance issues with appropriate measures and discretion.

Focus on Customer Service

  • Focuses on customer's needs and expectations. (Customers can be students, external constituents, employees, or university guests.)
  • Respectfully ascertains customer's needs and determines appropriate response.
  • Promptly responds by providing requested information, takes appropriate action, or refers customer to appropriate individual or department.
  • If further actions need to be taken, advises customers of realistic timeframes for a response to their request.
  • Follows up with customers on outstanding requests in a timely manner.
  • Tactfully explains to customers why their needs and/or expectations cannot be met if the university does not provide the requested information or services.

Problem Solving

  • Formulates plans and strategies to proactively resolve anticipated problems.
  • Prudently responds to unforeseen problems through careful consideration and analysis of problem and relevant information and circumstances.
  • Recognizes and apprises appropriate university administrator when resolution requires senior management input and/or approval.

Operations Management

  • Manages department or section operations consistent with department/section goals and objectives.
  • Administers the department/section budget ensuring effective utilization of financial resources and appropriate disbursement of funds.
  • Fosters a cooperative and productive work environment through motivation, encouragement, and mentorship of staff.
  • Ensures department/section compliance with university and department policies, procedures, and work rules.
  • Keeps management apprised of department/section activities and issues requiring senior management input.

This job description may not encompass all duties and responsibilities associated with the position.

Last updated 4/27/2022 6:12 AM