UC San Diego
Filing Deadline: Thu 2/8/2018
Salary Range: $78,900 - $104,150
Plans, organizes and coordinates the
daily activities of the staff of the Property Operations and Planning (POP)
shops in support of university specific routine work, small projects, preventative
maintenance, and emergency requests. Develops long range maintenance/repair
plans and preventative maintenance plans for equipment in areas of
responsibility. Formulates solutions for housing and dining facility problems,
creates projects and generate the appropriate contract documents to perform
solutions by contract when necessary, and performs appropriate contract
Receives assignments in the form of
objectives with goals and the process by which to meet goals. Responsible for
supervising all building maintenance activities. Provides leadership to ensure
a team approach to work performance and provides direction according to
established policies and management guidance. May oversee and participate in
more complex maintenance projects. Be available to respond to urgent calls
about Housing, Dining, Hospitality (HDH) facility problems during other than
normal duty hours, resolving them in a timely manner. Assists other areas and
supervisors as needed with an emphasis on engineering and utility projects.
Housing Dining Hospitality (HDH) is
a self-funded, large and complex campus department consisting of 7 divisions,
with approximately 700 career employees, 800-1000 student employees and an
annual operating budget of greater than $150 million. HDH provides housing for
approximately 15,000 undergraduates, grad students, faculty, staff and their
families in over 400 buildings covering approximately 5.3 million sq. ft. HDH
is in the midst of implementing an aggressive building plan which will add 5000
new beds and almost double our square footage by 2021. Currently, HDH houses
38% of UCSD’s enrolled students with a goal of housing 50% in the near future.
HDH provides maintenance and repair, contract meals/meal plan management, as
well as retail food service, conference services and catering services to
residents, students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors. Please visit our
• Overtime and weekends may be
• Graduation from college with
a major in business administration, architecture, landscape architecture,
engineering, or related degree and/or three (3) years of progressively
responsible experience in management of physical plant operations.
• Demonstrated experience
managing a technically complex, diverse and widely dispersed work team.
• Solid knowledge in
supervising facility maintenance and improvements along with building
maintenance work to include one or more of the following: basic plumbing and
pipefitting, carpentry, painting and plastering, service of machinery,
electrical maintenance and custodial.
• Proven hands-on experience in
electrical or mechanical skilled trades, including experience at journey level
in one of the skilled trades.
• Solid knowledge of policies
and procedures relative to facilities maintenance, equipment, customer service,
dispatch, building maintenance, safety and emergency preparedness.
• Demonstrated experience in
developing an operating budget and effectively managing allocations.
• Demonstrated ability to make
short and long range plans for the maintenance, repair, and renovation of
• Ability to read and interpret
blueprints, sketches and wiring diagrams technical, verbal or written
instructions and guidance by trade practices, Manufacturer or underwriter’s
• Strong interpersonal skills,
including active listening, critical thinking, ability to multi-task
effectively, persuasion/negotiation, mentoring, leadership/supervision, problem
solving, operations analysis and quality control analysis.
• Knowledge of contracting
practices including ability to develop scopes of work, cost estimates, and
necessary contract request and performance acceptance documents.
• Strong hands-on working knowledge,
skill and troubleshooting ability in the areas of:
-Residential buildings and utility
-Maintenance and repair of cafeteria
equipment and supporting utilities.
-HTHW and CHW systems, compressed
air, steam, potable water, electrical, and plumbing systems for commercial and
-HVAC control (pneumatic and
-Operation, maintenance, and repair
of steam generators.
-Fire sprinkler and alarm systems.
-Landscaping and hardscaping.
-Multiple story building structures
and roofing systems.
-Carpentry, masonry, and sanitary
and storm sewer systems.
-Chemical treatment programs for
mechanical equipment and plumbing secondary utility distribution systems.
• Job offer is contingent upon
a satisfactory clearance based on background check results.
• Must have a valid CA driver’s
license, good driving record and participate in the DMV pull program.
The University of California is an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender
identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California
nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html
Location/Region: San Diego, CA