Director, Facilities Operations
Posted on Nov 5, 2020 by California State University
Develops, implements and maintains a building management program for university-wide buildings.
Provides day-to-day supervision of personnel assigned to building, mechanical, and electrical trades; grounds maintenance; warehousing, and office administration.
Develops, implements and ensures compliance of policies and procedures associated with all aspects of operating the physical plant.
Develops multi-year operating budgets and oversees all financial aspects of the Facilities department.
Coordinates activities with campus administration on issues related to maintaining the physical plant.
Develops an organizational model that is focused on customer satisfaction, technology infused and forward thinking.
Implements and directs the building maintenance/repair contracted services to ensure that departmental building maintenance/repair service standards are consistent with University administrative policies and procedures and contract agreements.
Prepares cost estimates; consults with professional contractors/experts; interfaces with control agencies; originates documents for service agreements, special repair construction and maintenance contracts; supervises the execution of remodeling and maintenance projects; conducts pre-bid job showings; coordinates, inspects and evaluates the work of contractors; approves expenditures related to the rehabilitation and maintenance of campus facilities.
Establishes a quality assurance program, coordinates training programs and safety programs, tracks and maintains accident reports and makes recommendations for accident prevention.
Inspects equipment and facilities to determine condition, safety and need for repairs; establishes priorities, planning, and scheduling of repairs for safety purposes; inspects the workplace and work project sites to ensure full compliance with industrial safety orders; ensures that safety meetings and employee training in the proper and safe use of tools and equipment are held and documented; investigates and files reports on employee work-related illnesses and/or accidents and takes appropriate action to correct situations and coordinates employee return-to-work efforts with the campus Workers' Comp Coordinator.
Bachelor's degree in Business, Architecture, Engineering, Construction, or Public Administration or a related field and five years of responsible experience in managing an organization similar to Cal Maritime's Facilities Operations department.
General knowledge of mechanical trades (engineering services, plumbing and electrical), architectural trades (carpentry, paint and locksmith); and campus operations (grounds, custodial and warehouse).
Knowledge of the California Building Code, National Fire Protection Association codes and safety orders of the Division of Industrial Safety of the State of California.
Working knowledge of federal, state and local safety regulations, protocols, and enforcement procedures.
Ability to work and communicate with the campus community including faculty, staff and students.
Ability to work effectively with vendors, contracts, code and regulation officials, Chancellor's Office personnel, and the public.
Knowledge of business practices and procedures
Demonstrated skill in budget preparation and fiscal management.
Demonstrated skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
Ability to use computers and software programs for correspondence
Work experience in an academic setting, ideally Public Higher Education highly desirable.
Experience working within a labor union environment.
Certified Facility Manager.
Knowledge of the Maritime industry.