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Reporting to the Associate Director, Building and Grounds, provide management of daily operations, workload planning, and routine and preventive maintenance support for Grounds, Trash and Recycling, and Roadway and Sidewalk infrastructures for the Facilities Grounds Department. Develop prioritized work assignments with supervisors to ensure coordination with building/customer contacts and plan scheduled preventive maintenance and corrective actions. Oversee supervisor work assignments in accordance with the work order system's Standard Operating Procedures; recognize and resolve issues while maintaining productivity of assigned resources. Ensure the execution of work order assignments are completed in a timely and cost effective manner while coordinating with fellow facilities managers/supervisors and designated university contacts. Perform routine quality assurance inspections on assigned work. Continually evaluate and recommend improvements to current university grounds areas to include lawns, urban forested areas, finished beds, and hardscapes and roadways. Complete required administrative functions regarding work order flow, including data entry into the Facilities Work Order System. Ensure shop supervisors properly coordinate procurement and delivery of material to job sites in an efficient and effective manner. This position is designated as
Virginia Tech takes a hands-on, engaging approach to education, preparing scholars to be leaders in their fields and communities. As the commonwealth's most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers 240 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 31,000 students and manages a research portfolio of more than $513 million. The university fulfil...ls its land-grant mission of transforming knowledge to practice through technological leadership and by fueling economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across Virginia.
Through a combination of its three missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, Virginia Tech continually strives to accomplish the charge of its motto Ut Prosim (That I May Serve).