Oversees the activities related to routine and emergency work in mechanical and HVAC systems to provide a timely and efficient response to building maintenance and environmental systems in a 24/7 operation. Manages and coordinates activities for service and maintenance response to systems with various service responders to ensure timely delivery and completion of service work throughout the University buildings and other related areas.Supervises a staff of licensed non-exempt employees including HVAC/R and Equipment mechanics. Determines equipment, materials and staff necessary to meet required time frames and schedules. Evaluates staff performance and proposes supplementary training programs. Develops and administers safety programs.Conducts periodic inspections of buildings and facilities to determine repair and replacement needs. In conjunction with other trades supervisors, establish procedures and frequencies for preventative maintenance. Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service. Supports other trade shops as required by operational needs. Develops procedure and protocols for operation.Develops and maintains various reports used in conjunction with metrics/performance measurements and MEP/HVAC or Controls related incident documentation. Authorizes and monitors services and repairs from outside contractors/vendors.Prepares and administer the annual operating budget of the specified shop or zone.Manages building system shutdown requirements. Analyzes cost data upon completion of shutdowns and makes recommendations to improve effectiveness. Ensures proper notification of customers affected by the shutdown.Reviews and provides feedback on design documentation for projects implemented with Planning and Project Management. Assists project team with walk-throughs and infrastructure review related to a project Attends project meetings as necessary during design and construction to interface with project design and construction teams on MEP related issues that impact building system infrastructure.Supports development and maintenance of MEP related design standards for the University. Reviews project drawings and documentation implemented for compliance with standards.Estimates time and material costs for all work efforts, determining sequences and methods to be used. Inspects completed work to ensure compliance with established standards and building codes. Ensure maintenance of adequate inventory of supplies and materials and evaluate and recommend purchases of new products as required. Responsible for the planning and scheduling of alterations and renovations work to minimize system failures. Compares alternate solutions and determines how to best utilize staff and outside contractors.Provides on-site supervision and management of installation works and sub-contractors for project compliance. Manages the bidding process in accordance with procurement requirements. Sets clear communication plans to the customers/building occupants.Evaluates customer needs. Assess and resolves customer complaints regarding building operations, maintenance, and safety. Analyzes and responds to emergencies. Determines the most effective means and methods for executing construction projects.Working with the Office of Environmental Health and safety, resolve health and safety issues involving students, faculty, staff and visitors at Yale University. Ensures compliance with EH&S safety requirements.Provides innovative thought and concepts, stay informed of latest techniques, and incorporates best practices to continually improve services.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to coordinate and manage multiple tasks and deadlines effectively related to routine and emergency building maintenance and environmental systems. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to analyze and present information. Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
Posting Position Title: Licensed Trades Manager - Mechanical Systems
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated knowledge of energy management systems and controls automation analysis and programming. Knowledge of Building Automation systems pertaining to HVAC and HVA direct digital controls.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Trades Manager - (HVAC, Controls)
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated ability repairing, maintaining, monitoring, scheduling and performing preventive maintenance on a variety of HVAC mechanical equipment, pumps, motors, liquid movers and VFD's; including but not limited to warm air, chilled water, steam or hot water systems.
Required Skill/ability 4: Well-developed knowledge of employee relations including the proven ability to manage and supervise staff. Strong leadership skills with ability to direct customer focused teams to deliver maintenance services.
Required Skill/ability 2: Proven ability and comprehensive understanding of building HVAC/R, electrical and plumbing systems including building and distribution level systems. Comprehensive knowledge of established standards, building codes and regulations.
Bachelor's degree and seven (7) years of trades related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.