Brandeis University is delighted to announce a career opportunity as a HVAC Supervisor. Brandeis University offers generous benefits package including tuition remission for employees and dependents up to 100%; generous paid time off and holidays with additional days off around the holidays; medical and dental insurance with a generous retirement savings match. Brandeis University, located in Waltham, Massachusetts only 10 miles from Boston with easy access to 128/95 and the Mass Pike, free parking and a commuter rail stop across the street.
Are you looking for an opportunity to lead a customer-focused team that serves a diverse University community on a beautiful campus? In this role you would have the opportunity to manage a team and all aspects of the HVAC department that provides maintenance and repairs for complex systems in 100 buildings across campus. You would collaborate with other Facilities supervisors, managers, and administrative staff in support of the departmentâ™s objective to provide a top-quality work product with excellent customer service to the community. Select and oversee a wide array HVAC contract firms ensuring top quality work and value to the university. Oversee and execute small HVAC related projects.
What You Need to Succeed:
5 plus years of supervisory/management experience.
High School diploma required. Associates Degree or some college in related field - Preferred.
Extensive knowledge of HVAC systems and utilities infrastructure, including controls, distribution of chilled water, air, heating hot water and steam
Knowledge of and ability to program and to troubleshoot Siemens and Automated Logic Control building automation systems (BAS).
Extensive knowledge and experience with LOTO, OSHA regulations, safety codes within the CMR, Arc Flash Studies for buildings.Â
Must have excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills (both computerized and verbal) with ability to use them to collaborate with colleaguesâ™ efforts toward continual improvement in customer service.
Must be able to work in a dynamic environment with changing priorities.
Must be able to work closely and cooperatively with other trades supervisors and other Facilities and university personnel.
Working knowledge of Microsoft word, Microsoft Excel is preferred
Knowledge of the Workday and Maximo systems are helpful, but not necessary.Â
Success Looks like:
Acting in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement, the departmental and university policy, leads/oversees and directs the daily work of Brandeis HVAC technicians. This includes the assigning, scheduling, coordinating and review of all routine service requests/work orders and preventive maintenance work orders through Maximo management system.Â Utilizes dashboards and reports to assess priorities, review issues and problems, and manage work order backlogs. Develops and implements Preventative Maintenance programs - 40%
Performs all related administrative and financial duties daily, utilizing a variety of computer systems and applications for work order management, payroll review and approval, Purchase Orders creation, budget tracking, email communications, etc. Prepares bid specifications, reviews contracts, and other information for service contracts and larger project work. Responsible for identifying emergency and future planned projects and budgetary needs - 30%
Will assist in supervising other shops as needed. Works in concert with the Energy Manager and Plumbing Supervisor oversees operation and maintenance of campus steam network. Programs, monitors, and troubleshoots all BAS platforms (Siemens & ALC) to include alarm management. Actively participates in the planning, review, inspection, and handover of campus MEP construction projects with the Brandeis Capital Projects Group and their contractors. Communicates with stakeholders as necessary on work or projects that have an impact on or may disrupt continuous service 15%
Works closely with the Assoc. Director of Operations and Management to identify and program capital renewal of HVAC systems.Â Working in conjunction with Public Safety and other Facilities staff, responds to all after hour emergencies, either in person or through directing subordinate staff or external contractors 15%
As a medium-sized private research university with global reach, we are dedicated to first-rate undergraduate education while making groundbreaking discoveries. Four major academic units with 3,600 undergraduates and 2,050 graduate students comprise the University: the College of Arts and Sciences, the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, the International Business School, and the Rabb School of Continuing Studies. In 1985, Brandeis was elected to membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which represents the 62 leading research universities in the United States and Canada. Brandeis has been ranked among the top 35 national universities by U.S. News & World Report every year since the rankings’ inception. Our 235-acre campus is located in the suburbs of Boston, a global hub for higher education and innovation. Our faculty are leaders in their fields, as passionate about teaching and mentorship as they are about pushing the boundaries of knowledge. Our students are motivated, compassionate, curious and open to exploring new and challenging experiences. Brandeis was founded in 1948 as a nonsectarian university under the sponsorship of th...e American Jewish community to embody its highest ethical and cultural values and to express its gratitude to the United States through the traditional Jewish commitment to education. By being a nonsectarian university that welcomes students, teachers and staff of every nationality, religion and orientation, Brandeis renews the American heritage of cultural diversity, equal access to opportunity and freedom of expression.