Manager of Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing (MEP) - Facilities
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Higher Education Institution
Internal Number: 10835
This is a highly skilled Manager position related to the planned maintenance, repair, installation, alteration and operation of University buildings and associated facilities and their H.V.A.C. R. (heating/ventilation/air conditioning/refrigeration) systems, DDC Control Systems, electrical systems (440v-4160v), refrigeration equipment, plumbing systems, Weld shop, and kitchen equipment.
Project management work involving overseeing and coordinating all activities related to new and replacement of utility infrastructure related construction projects at the University. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinates, plans, assigns, trains, and supervises the work of H.V.A.C. Control mechanics, general mechanics, plumbers and electricians. This includes the supervision and control of a campus-wide Energy Management System supported by Honeywell Excel plus/5000/Jace using Bacnet, Siemens, and Carrier Controls Systems.
Controls campus H.V.A.C.R. equipment; engaging in planned maintenance and repairs, renovations, alterations, and installations.
Assists Engineers and University personnel in the preparation of plans and specifications for new MEP(mechanical, electrical, plumbing) and Utility construction and replacement projects.
Inspects buildings and mechanical systems on an “as required” basis and make recommendations related to required building and planned repairs that may increase operation efficiency and/or reduce maintenance costs.
Coordinates and plans infrastructure project activities involving underground steam and chilled water tunnels, 4160-volt distribution, Gas, water and sewer systems to minimize closure of roadways, parking structures and buildings on campus.
Develops and maintains capital and non-capital project budgets, as well as University departments’ cash flow projections and schedules; prepares opinion of probable costs for maintenance, renovation, and construction projects.
Coordinates Freeze Patrol personnel assignments during ultra-low outside temperatures.
Completes other duties as assigned.
Vocational or technical training from an accredited institution.
3-5 years of related work experience.
Two years or technical training.
Alternately, the successful candidate may possess any equivalent combination of experience and training, which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential job functions. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:
Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions involved in the operation, maintenance and repair of large building equipment.
Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques.
Knowledge of reading and understandings specifications and blueprints.
Knowledge of analyzing labor, material and time factors and estimate costs and times required for repairs and construction.
Ability to be assigned to On Call Supervisor/shifts/weekends and handle emergency call-ins. Commitment to the University’s values of diversity, equity and inclusion, and recognition of the importance of treating each individual with dignity and respect consistent with the University’s Mission. Demonstrated experience with, and understanding of, the broad diversity of the University community (students, faculty, staff and others).
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the University Community.
Ability and willingness to contribute actively to the mission of the University and to respect the Spiritan Catholic identity of Duquesne University. The mission is implemented through a commitment to academic excellence, a spirit of service, moral and spiritual values, sensitivity to world concerns, and an ecumenical campus community.
Duquesne University, a private, Catholic institution, prides itself on being mission-centered and mission-driven. Our employees contribute to our culture of academic excellence and our mission of serving God by serving students. In turn, they enjoy a supportive working environment that values individual talents, encourages teamwork and rewards accomplishments.
A nationally ranked top-tier university, Duquesne has established a legacy of excellence in liberal and professional education. Our 14:1 student-faculty ratio allows our students to work closely with expert faculty. Duquesne has also won accolades and recognition among the nation’s top 20 small research schools for our research initiatives and faculty productivity.
Situated on a 50-acre campus within the city, Duquesne provides a small-town feel in an urban setting. The Pittsburgh region offers a variety of cultural, education and professional opportunities, as well as a safe and affordable lifestyle.
We strive to attract, recruit and retain a dynamic, diverse workforce. Our employees benefit from an array of campus resources that provide convenience and cost savings, including a variety of dining options, a full-ser...vice Starbucks, a retail bank and credit union, a fitness center and year-round wellness programs and onsite parking. Employees also may take advantage of the many educational, cultural and sporting events sponsored by the university.