Manager, Central Plant
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Position Title -
Energy & Utility Operations Manager
This position manages, directs, and provides leadership to Operating Engineers and other trade staff within the Energy Management unit. The activities of this unit run 24/7/365 and include the inspection, efficient operation, maintenance, repair of the University’s Central Plant and associated underground utility distribution systems. Responsibilities extend to building chillers, related plant equipment, water treatment systems as well as maintenance and repair of campus domestic water & sewer distribution systems, and campus gas utility distribution systems within the domain of the Facilities Management Division. This unit also staffs the Facility Management Department’s “2Fix” service call center after normal business hours. This position may act in the capacity of the Director of Energy and Engineering in the event of his/her absence. The Energy & Utility Operations Manager works independently with the support of his licensed supervisory staff to manage department and unit objectives, while ensuring good public relations and a positive department image through personal contacts and assurance of quality standards, exceptional customer service, a safe, functional, clean, efficient and attractive living and learning environment. The incumbent Manager prepares performance appraisals, develops, counsels assigned personnel and coordinates their training and evaluations. Manages department resources and utility systems to meet reliability and energy efficiency objectives along with regulatory compliance requirements and facilities management’s customer service objectives.
The Energy & Utility Operations Manager is part of the Energy and Engineering unit and reports directly to the Director of Energy and Engineering. This position directly or indirectly supervises 20 staff members made up primarily of licensed Operating Engineers, including 2 (Chief or Assistant Chief) supervisors and a couple of other technician positions.
PAY RANGE WILL BE COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE BUT IS TARGETED AT $105K - $115K
WORK LOCATION - WASHINGTON DC
POLICE BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED
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