The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.
Reporting to the AVP, Operations and Maintenance, the Director, State of Good Repair oversees the annual and ongoing capital planning process for the SOGR (State of Good Repair) projects, capital alterations, and repair projects for existing energy plants, energy management projects and exterior projects assigned to the Operations Group
The Director will oversee facility condition assessment (FCA) database capturing facility component information down to the building system level for lifecycle, reliability, compliance, regulatory, and optimization needs. Update annually with data from new inspections, compile annual escalation data, and track completed projects. This is accomplished through the performance management of staff, vendors, and contractors assigned to projects and the tracking of performance standards to meet departmental objectives.
Analyze data for strategic planning and funding. Prepare estimates, presentations, and reports as needed such as campus Facility Condition Index forecasting, campus investment needs, etc. Interpret data from multiple application systems and compile the data to report back findings to relevant stakeholders.
Coordinate the development of the annual Operations SOGR capital budget and Five (5) year capital plan for projects assigned to the Operations department. Prepares the development of presentations needed to gain approval from the Department???s Leadership Team and support the strategic execution of the projects.
The Director will develop and provide feasibility studies and contract documents to support projects assigned by the University schools, CUFO internal projects, Plant Engineering projects, Cx, and CPM projects and initiatives. Prepare work scope and bid documents to secure consulting engineering services to develop the work product. Manage design consultants through the study and design phase. Administrate the day-to-day activities of the team???s workload including soliciting work from University clients, generating proposals, budgeting, scheduling, executing workload, and the tracking of these tasks through the CUFO institutional systems.
The Director will have responsibility for successful development and execution of assigned projects, managing and supervising internal & external project managers, as well as consultants and contractors to plan, develop, and implement projects of varying size and complexity from inception through construction and successful closeout. The Director will develop regular reports on project progress, schedule, budget, and risks. Participate as a member, support, and collaborate in monthly and bi-monthly interdepartmental committee meetings including CUFO Finance, CU Finance, Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S)/CUFO, and CPM/CUFO.
The Director will work with the CMMS team to create links between the FCA database and Maximo (the CUFO???s CMMS system) to cross-reference component-level data.
Coordinate with various teams/departments throughout the University to establish consistent methodologies and metrics for building condition assessments and reports.
The Director is responsible for the project request from initial project identification and management of the prioritization process through submittal. Ensures compliance with policies and procedures governing the project management process established within CUFO.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor???s degree in engineering, Architecture, or related field required; minimum of 7 - 9 years??? related experience required. Advanced degree preferred.
Fluent with NYC Building Code and any other applicable regulatory and code requirements.
Well-rounded, experienced individual with institutional facilities operational background. Ability to handle a variety of assignments from conception through planning, design, and construction. Ability to contribute immediately with minimal supervision. Strong communication and interpersonal skills required
Registered Professional in the State of New York preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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