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HVAC Manager

Company: University of Kansas
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: April 1, 2024

Job Description:

HVAC Manager
FS Maintenance Services
27451BR
Position Overview The University of Kansas is seeking a HVAC General Manager with strong HVAC operations and people management experience for the Lawrence Campus. The HVAC General Manager provides planning, management, and training in the safe and efficient servicing of HVAC equipment, components and systems in a commercial and/or residential setting. Utilizes human resources effectively to manage workload and prioritize requests to achieve customer satisfaction. This position will work with university leaders regarding facility HVAC installation, maintenance and repair cost estimates to identify best outcomes. The manager will also provide on-site assistance to the team on an as needed basis and work with outside contractors as appropriate. Work hours are generally 7:30am-4:00pm, Monday through Friday. After hours and/or availability to be called-back for emergency work may be required as needed. In addition to a competitive salary, KU offers a full benefit package including employee and family health, dental, vision, EAP services, an attractive retirement program, life and disability insurance, along with up to 22 days of paid vacation per calendar year, 96 hours of sick leave earned annually, nine paid holidays plus one discretionary day, and other benefit plan options and State of Kansas discounts offered by various vendors. KU also offers employees educational and professional development opportunities. This position is subject to pre-employment background and valid driver's license check. Job Description 35% - HVAC System Management --- Manage available resources towards campus priorities ensuring HVAC system reliability across all University systems on the Lawrence campus.
--- Oversees and manages preventive maintenance operations to reduce reactive maintenance and further ensure HVAC system reliability.
--- Develops and implements a plan for the ongoing maintenance, repair and replacement of units in compliance with university standards in furtherance of the university's mission. 20% Supervision --- Manages and develops the HVAC technicians, HVAC technician seniors, as well as the HVAC supervisors. This includes hiring, training, disciplining, scheduling or employees, setting work priorities, conducting staff meetings, counseling and coaching, evaluating performance, and directing work performance.
--- Ensures safety and compliance measures with industry best practices for maintenance and installation of HVAC equipment.
--- Responsible for maintaining and updating campus Building Automation Systems.
--- Develop training mechanisms for ongoing technician development and safety compliance. 20% - Perform and/or oversee necessary cost accounting, time reporting, work order management and purchasing activities to ensure necessary data is available to make effective data-driven decisions for our organization. 10% - Project/Modification work --- Oversee new project proposals and documents from the KU and/or commercial engineering design team to ensure industry best practices for efficiency, reliability and maintainability.
--- Review, coordinate and oversee new minor HVAC modification projects including but not limited to, replacements, refurbishments, and new installations. 10% - Communicate, coordinate and collaborate with customers, staff, peer leadership and university leadership as activities relate to HVAC systems. Ensure affected customers are appropriately informed of activities that impact their operations. 5% - Performs other related duties as assigned. Position Requirements --- Reach, grasp, lift, carry, and place moderately heavy loads frequently, and heavy loads occasionally (50 lbs.) with or without accommodation.
--- Work in temperature extremes, both hot and cold inside and outdoors.
--- Report to work during declared periods of inclement weather.
--- Respond to after-hours emergencies as needed.
--- Work planned and unplanned overtime as needed.
--- Must have a valid driver's license by the time of hire and maintain that license throughout employment. Required Qualifications --- High School diploma or completion of a GED equivalency.
--- Five (5) years of experience in HVAC maintenance work. Associate degree or vocational school certification may be substituted for two years of the required maintenance experience.
--- Three (3) years of experience as an HVAC supervisor or lead worker.
--- Experience in HVAC building automation system(s) as evidenced in application materials.
--- Experience using MS Office, including Outlook and Excel as evidenced in application materials.
--- Application materials demonstrating familiarity with HVAC design best practices and industry standards for efficiency and safety.
--- Strong communication skills as demonstrated through application materials, interview and references.
--- EPA 608 CFC Certification for refrigerants or ability to obtain within six months of hire. Preferred Qualifications --- Experience managing HVAC building automation systems - preferably Johnson Controls Metasys systems.
--- Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) experience.
--- Knowledge of safety measures and occupational hazards of the trades.
--- Experience working in a large university/college maintenance operation or multi-building operation.
--- Experience working with or in plumbing, sheet metal, and/or electrical trades.
--- College degree in Mechanical engineering or related field. Contact Information to Applicants: Shawn Harding
s366h815@ku.edu Additional Candidate Instruction Please include the following with a completed online application:
--- Resume addressing how you meet the required qualifications
--- Cover letter
--- Contact information to three references Application review will begin on Friday, March 29th and continue until a qualified pool of applicants is identified. Advertised Salary Range: Starting at $85,000, commensurate with experience
Application Review Begins: 29-Mar-2024
Anticipated Start Date: 15-Apr-2024
Primary Campus: University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
FTE: 1.0
Reg/Temp:Regular
FLSA Status: Executive
Employee Class: U-Unclassified Professional Staff Work Schedule 7:30am-4:00pm, Monday through Friday. After hours and/or availability to be called-back for emergency work may be required as needed. Job Family: Facilit Plan Design&Operat-KUL
Work Location Assignment: On-Site If interested, please apply: Disclaimer The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the university's programs and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and is the Title IX coordinator for all KU and KUMC campuses: Associate Vice Chancellor for Civil Rights and Title IX, civilrights@ku.edu , Room 1082, Dole Human Development Center, 1000 Sunnyside Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY. Copyright -2022 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved. Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-2b763aac5d484c05804b31a80bd8a4c9

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