Cornell University's College of Engineering (CoE), the preeminent engineering school in the Ivy League, has a rich history of experimentation, innovation, and leadership. Consisting of almost 3,000 undergraduate students, 1,700 graduate students, and over 200 faculty members, Cornell Engineering is recognized as a global leader in the discovery of new knowledge and the creation of transforming inventions. Cornell Engineering students and faculty members possess an independent spirit that allows for the development of innovative interdisciplinary research, the creation of exciting new programs, and the education of students who will better the future.
The CoE / CIS Facilities team is responsible for all facilities supporting CoE and Computing and Information Sciences (CIS) including 14 major buildings and over 1.4M square feet. Responsibilities include space planning, renovations, new construction, arranging repairs, executing an effective preventative maintenance program and carrying out maintenance projects that will improve long term reliability and reduce repair and/or energy costs. We have several recent or planned major building projects plus several million dollars annually of renovations that are key to recruiting the best students and faculty, retaining key faculty, advancing research innovation, enhancing learning environments and sustaining long term CoE / CIS strategic goals.
Conduct and oversee repair, preventative maintenance, renovation, safety, and security for several College of Engineering buildings in an assigned zone including coordinating between trades, contract service providers, and building occupants. Monitor building systems, respond to general maintenance requests and needs; proactively identify and carry out facilities improvements including re-assignment of office, laboratory, and public spaces; provide project support; insure fair charging; move furniture and equipment as appropriate; manage access and security (key, card, CCTV, etc.); help setup for events; and perform other facilities support duties as assigned. Manage stand-alone contracts and small projects in electronic project management system (eBuilder) including submitting project intake requests, contract requests, processing invoices, close out, and other processes. Ensure that assigned facilities are in safe and effective working order based on University, College, and department standards. If assigned, act as safety representative for the zone including carrying out safety programs with group safety representatives, department / college management, and EHS specialists; manage safety inspections in labs and research spaces; provide safety training and compliance reviews for lab and research personnel including training records; and manage hazardous material safety including chemical movement, Hazard Assessment Signage Program (HASP), and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) system support. When called on, rotate or provide backup support to a different zone of buildings. Respond to building alarms and emergencies including after hours calls as needed.
Formal training in facility maintenance, engineering technology, safety compliance, or similar field(s) beyond a high school diploma of 1 to 2 years, 2 years college coursework, or an Associates degree. 4 to 6 years of experience with systems/equipment maintenance, building management, and/or construction requirements and practices. Good troubleshooting ability, customer service orientation, and demonstrated record of conformance to policies and procedures.
A science or technology bachelor's degree and more than 6 years experience in related areas. Experience working with a variety of constituents to ensure successful operation and maintenance of multi-use facilities; demonstrated ability to manage service providers to meet maintenance and project goals; understanding of hazardous material handling and regulatory compliance in a high technology research environment; Strong problem solving, mechanical, organizational, and communications skills. Experience using eBuilder or other electronic project management system. Ability to work independently with good judgement. Previous experience with Cornell facilities policies and procedures would be helpful.
* Typically lifts 20 to 50 lbs
* Close visual concentration
* Highly toxic chemicals
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