6249 Central Plant Supervisor (Supervising Building Service Engineer), Facilities Services

San Diego, California
Jan 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Initial review of applications will begin on Monday, February 6, 2017. To receive full consideration, apply by Sunday, February 5, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.  The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice. 

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  Position Information  

This is a full-time, benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position designated as non-exempt under FSLA and eligible for overtime compensation. Work schedule will be Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. but may vary based on operational needs.

Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director for Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) Services, the Central Plant Supervisor is responsible for directing the staffs assigned in the operation & maintenance of the campus central plant, co-generation plant, centralized steam and heating water distribution, all auxiliary and ancillary plant equipment utilized in the production and distribution of campus utilities.

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  Compensation and Benefits  

Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $6,592 per month (CSU Classification Salary Range: $5,673 - $7,189 per month). Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. 

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here


Minimum Qualifications 

A minimum of two or more years of experience as a journey-level Building Service Engineer that includes some work or project coordination responsibilities. In addition, this position requires a minimum of three or more years of experience working as a journey-level crafts worker in one or more applicable mechanical or related trades, including one to two years in a lead/supervisory capacity.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

Five years of progressively responsible supervisory experience in facilities operations and maintenance in a large multi-building facilities environment

Five years of supervisory experience in the operation and maintenance of the central plant steam production and distribution, or, process steam/heating distribution, or, a closely related field

Documented Supervisory Training from qualified organization, e.g., APPA or IFMA, Military

Previous experience with use of Computerized Maintenance Management System

Working knowledge of Building Automation Systems (BAS), and/or Energy Management System (EMS)

Working knowledge in Predictive Maintenance Technologies (PdM)

APPA EFP Credential

LEED Green Associate

  Application Procedures  

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Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-7099.

General Information

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. 

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

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