clark collegeClark College of Vancouver, WA is hiring a Facilities Maintenance Manager. This full-time exempt position reports to the Director of Facilities Services and is responsible for managing the installation, operation, repair, maintenance and alteration of College equipment, infrastructure and building systems and ensuring that the college’s facilities are maintained appropriately to meet programmatic and operational needs in compliance with state, federal and local codes and regulations. To apply, please visit their website. 

Position Responsibilities and Qualifications:

  • Plan, direct, and manage efficient facilities operations, including equipment maintenance, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, locksmith services, painting, HVAC operations, etc.
  • Recruit, train, supervise, evaluate, develop and assign employees; resolve issues and complaints with employees; provide corrective action in compliance with College policy and applicable collective bargaining agreements.
  • Plan and direct all activities from planning to the final completion of facilities maintenance, repair, renovation or improvement projects up to $100,000; may draw plans and prepare other construction documents; read and review specifications and blueprints, determine scope of work, budgets, staffing and materials needed; assist in preparation and evaluation of bids/quotes; prepare estimates and coordinate execution of projects utilizing both in-house staff and outside vendors or subcontractors.
  • Prepare specifications for maintenance related projects, contracted services and equipment requested by facilities or other departments.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively, using available tools including MS Outlook and MS Office.
  • Serve as liaison and coordinator between departmental staff and architects, engineers, consultants, city, county and state inspectors, utility company representatives, contractors and other trades representatives to minimize negative impacts to the College.
  • Assist project managers by directing capital construction projects affecting mechanical, heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC) electrical systems, building envelopes (roofing and siding), parking lots, roadways or sidewalks.
  • Responsible for the inspection of college facilities, equipment and buildings to ensure safety and operational sustainability and compliance with various codes and regulations including indoor air quality, ADA, Labor and Industries/Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act safety issues.
  • Prepare and manage the maintenance operations budget; authorize and order purchase of new equipment, major repair parts, materials or services necessary for department operation.
  • Manage maintenance inventory of tools, supplies, repair parts and equipment necessary to maintain all aspects of building and physical plant.
  • Interpret and ensure compliance with applicable codes, rules, and regulations.
  • Assist the Director of Facilities Services in developing and implementing long and short-term goals, policies and procedures.
  • Plan and direct the implementation of support services to include instructional equipment repairs, facilities repairs and minor improvements (RMI).
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate effective programs for utility management; familiar with building automation systems (BAS).
  • May serve as acting Director of Facilities Services in his/her absence.
  • Establish and maintain an electronic preventive maintenance program.
  • Ensure areas of responsibility operate effectively within the policies and procedures of the College and applicable governing agencies.
  • Engage in and promote decision-making, input, and communication.
  • Create a safe, bias-free working environment, which engenders respect for differences.
  • Work to achieve and support diversity initiatives as established by the College.
  • Perform special assignments and related duties as assigned by the Director of Facilities Services.
 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree in facilities management or related field. Work experience may substitute for educational requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience in facilities maintenance management.
  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge of building construction materials, methods, practices, building codes and requirements.
  • Experience with computerized energy management and maintenance management systems (CMMS).
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook, or comparable software/system.
  • Knowledge of and ability to evaluate currently accepted maintenance practices, procedures and standards for building and equipment systems.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use computerized facilities maintenance management systems.
  • Ability to read and interpret plans and specifications.
  • Ability to use a computer efficiently.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in mechanical and HVAC systems.
  • Experience in facilities maintenance management on a college or university campus.
  • Knowledge of the state process for capital improvements.
  • Experience in labor relations and grievance resolution.
  • Experience with AutoCAD.
  • First aid/CPR certification.

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