Bachelor's degree in Engineering required with emphasis in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. Master's degree and/or Professional Engineering registration preferred. Seven years in construction or maintenance of central heating and cooling systems or experience in a related field. Experience dealing with architectural and engineering firms, contractors, stake holders. Seven years supervisory experience in a higher education environment preferred. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Plans, organizes, oversees and directs operations and maintenance services of campus facilities. Areas of responsibility include: central plant management, access control, food equipment, carpentry, paint, sign, plumbing, welding, parking, electrical, automotive, heating ventilation air conditioning, sanitation, fire alarm services, and utility, energy management and employee management.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Directs the supervision of Service Supervisors, Vehicle Fleet Manager, Utility and Campus Energy Manager as well as other assigned staff. Plans and monitors preventive maintenance program for all service areas. Discusses Facilities Service problems with service contractors and oversees contract fulfillment. Advises on major renovations and/or construction of new buildings or utility systems. Supervises and monitors major repairs. Supports the Campus Energy Manager in the development of energy conservation plans, sustainability efforts and efficient use of utilities. Makes recommendations on the distribution of utility charges among campus users. Administrative duties include meetings, budget preparations, management and oversight. Oversees Facilities Services customer satisfaction/complaints, approves purchases, work orders and key/card access requests. Responsible for Facilities Services employment related tasks such as hiring, performance management, employee relations, etc. Performs other related duties as assigned.
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor it...s historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.