TRADES MANAGER

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
Jan 13, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: Provides direct oversight for operational and maintenance decisions involving labor and staff deployment, resource leveling, material management, and overall team building among assigned workforce. Manages assigned budgets and schedules within guidelines and provides support and input on budget formation. Authorizes purchases requested by supervisors within established guidelines. Manages work within the collective bargaining administration to support initiatives and participate in grievance/discipline process. Collaborates and regularly communicates with, customers, vendors, assigned work units and staff, and other internal departments to meet service requests as required. Coordinates all workload and resource leveling with other departmental managers, via a work order system, to ensure delivery of
services in accordance with acceptable service levels. Participates in the job interview process for hiring people for this department. Ensures compliance with all University and departmental policies and procedures. Manages the assigned procurement and service contract and ensures compliance with all contractual requirements and work towards improvement in delivery service. Supports the Universitys goals especially those relating to Safety and Sustainability.

Qualifications: BA/BS in architectural or mechanical engineering or related field and a minimum of five to seven years of building and/or plant engineering experience with an operating background, preferably in a unionized work environment in an academic or similarly complex environment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Significant knowledge of building systems, HVAC controls and preventative maintenance systems. Knowledge of City/State Codes, and ASHRE standards. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, supervisory, written and verbal communication, and organizational skills. Strong financial and analytical skills. Proven record of strong customer service skills. Knowledge of basic computer software (Microsoft Office). Demonstrated ability to exhibit good judgment and be able to manage multi-skilled trade groups. This position will require the individual be on-call 24/7 and designated as 'essential personnel'.

Reference Number: 96-27579

Salary Grade: 029

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: Operations and Maintenance Administration

Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Job Family: L-Engineering/Construction/Facilities/Maintenance

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