University of Texas at Arlington Director in Arlington, Texas
Posting Number JOBPOST0011368
Position Title Director
Department Facilities Mgmt Administration
Job Family Executive/Administration
Position Status Full-time
Work Hours Standard
Start Time: 8:00 AM, End Time: 5:00 PM
Open to External and Internal
Duration Funding expected to continue
Pay Basis Open
Benefits Eligible Yes
Serve as the Director of Energy and Mechanical Operations for the Office of Facilities Management (OFM). Provide professional engineering experience, administrative management, and supervisory directions for the daily operational functions of the organization.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Perform in-house mechanical design oversign and assistance on projects proposed or to be constructed by Job-Order Contractors. Manage the Thermal Energy Plant (TEP) which is responsible for the operations, repair and maintenance of the essential equipment in the TEP, the TEP sub-plant, the two and half miles of tunnels that support the chilled water and steam system that provide heating and cooling of approximately 3,500,000 square feet of buildings, including classrooms and research space. Interface and consult with HVAC Shop which is responsible for operating, maintaining and repairing the campus HVAC Systems to include the three off campus locations in Fort Worth. Responds to emergency and urgent service calls that support research, classrooms, data processing, Housing (residence halls and apartments), and other critical support areas. Consult with other Directors and become a knowledgeable source for all campus utility infra-structure maintenance and operations. Integrally support other Directors, Assistant Directors and Assistant Vice President of Facilities on multiple planning strategies including, business continuity, emergency response, master planning fiscal management, and presentations. Manage In-House and Major (OFPC) review, coordination and commissioning of projects. Establish UT Arlington Office of Facilities Management facility standards were applicable. Manage energy conservation and usage. This involves Computer Energy Management system strategies, implementing ERCOT and ONCOR Management Programs, monitor building performance and initiates NSW initiatives.
Bachelor’s of Science Degree in engineering, preferably mechanical. State license to practice as a Professional Engineer required. Five years of experience in the engineering and related management fields, with specific experience in university Facilities Management concentrating on operations, maintenance/repair and minor construction of all types of university building including classrooms, labs, NANOFAB buildings, arenas, science and research buildings, residence halls and auxiliary structures. Must have in-depth knowledge of construction techniques and building MEP systems or the equivalent experience. Must have excellent writing skills for correspondence and contractual requirements. Computer capabilities desired. Must be able to work well with skilled trades.
BACHELORS OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN ENGINEERING, PREFERABLY MECHANICAL. TEXAS STATE LICENSE TO PRACTICE AS A PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER REQUIRED. APPLICANT SHOULD HAVE AT LEAST TEN YEARS OF RELATIVE EXPERIENCE IN THE ENGINEERING AND RELATED MANAGEMENT FIELDS, WITH SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE IN UNIVERSITY FACILITIES MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATING ON OPERATIONS, MAINTENANCE/REPAIR AND MINOR CONSTRUCTION OF ALL TYPES OF UNIVERSITY BUILDING INCLUDING CLASSROOMS, LABS, NANOFAB BUILDINGS, ARENAS, SCIENCE AND RESEARCH BUILDINGS, RESIDENCE HALLS AND AUXILIARY STRUCTURES. MUST HAVE IN-DEPTH KNOWLEDGE OF CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES AND BUILDING MEP SYSTEMS. MUST HAVE EXCELLENT WRITING SKILLS FOR CORRESPONDENCE AND CONTRACTUAL REQUIREMENTS. MUST BE PROFICIENT COMPUTER SKILLS FOR TECHNICAL SPREADSHEETS, WORD DOCUMENTS, AND POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS. MUST BE ABLE TO WORK WELL WITH SKILLED TRADES, AND HAVE DAY-TO-DAY MANAGERIAL EXPERIENCE. EXPERIENCE IN CONFLICT RESOLUTION, OVERSEEING DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS.
Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished). May work in all weather conditions. May work in extreme temperatures. May work around chemical fumes. May work around bio-hazards. May work around chemicals. May work around electrical and mechanical hazards. Use of manual dexterity. Lifting and moving. On-site inspections which could include working in mechanical/electrical spaces, under buildings, rooftops, tunnels and construction/renovations projects, frequent additional work hours and weekend availability required. Expected to respond to after-hours emergencies on campus for the Facilities Management operations.
Special Conditions for Eligibility
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date
Review Start Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1)Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, major.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
What is the highest level of education attained?
High School Diploma
How many years of experience do you have in the engineering and related management field?
None/less than 5 years
5 to 6 years
7 to 8 years
9 or more years
Do you have a valid Texas class C operator's driver's license (or other states' equivalent for driving a personal vehicle) or higher?
Do you have a state license to practice as a Professional Engineer?
Documents Needed To Apply
Resume or CV