Engineering Supervisor

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122
Feb 18, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs
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Grade : T26 Manager Facilities – Night Engineering Supervisor

Under the direction of Assistant Director of Mechanical Trades and in conjunction with the day-time Engineering Supervisor, responsible for the overnight operations of Main Campus Engineering Shop serving all buildings on Main, Ambler and Dental School Campuses. Provides oversight of building and roving engineers on 2nd and 3rd shifts. Oversight includes trades-worker supervision and task assignment, technical assistance and training technicians to provide mechanical asset oversight, troubleshooting and repair for the institution. Provide other support including providing technical expertise to cross-department or University-wide projects; consulting with others as needed to coordinate the planning and execution of projects, and the delivery of a service to other departments within the University. Adheres to procedures and standards pertinent to area of responsibility. Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:
Philadelphia Class A Engineer License desired. At least five years institutional mechanical trades supervisory experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Abilities and Experience:
* Valid Driver's License.
* Demonstrated knowledge of HVAC, pumps, air handlers, VAV, CAV, building automation and all related systems common to university buildings and labs.
* Knowledge of air handling systems as a whole and ability to troubleshoot and accurately diagnose existing and potential problems.
* Understanding of ANSI and HVAC codes.
* Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills along with the ability to effectively communicate with a diverse population.
* Knowledge of project management and the ability to establish priorities.
* Working knowledge of Closed loop chilled or hot water systems and refrigeration principles.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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