Supervisor, HVAC

Brown University

Job Description:

Position Purpose
Facilities Management is an exceptionally talented team built from a diverse group of individuals who are passionate about providing the highest levels of quality craftsmanship, customer service, and teamwork through sustainable practices and who take pride in supporting the mission of the University and Facilities Management “We Care” principle values.

Supervise the installation, repair, assembly and maintenance of HVAC systems and all HVAC-related equipment ensuring compliance with codes, department instructions, work schedules and quality standards.  The Supervisor will manage staff, oversee the day-to-day activities of the shop, be responsible for quality control and quality assurance, and contribute expertise to departmental initiatives.

Job Qualifications And Competencies

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • 7 years of experience, with at least 5 years managing staff
  • Managing staff in a union environment preferred
  • Considerable knowledge of the methods, practices, tools and materials of the trade
  • Skill in the installation, repair and maintenance of all types of HVAC systems
  • Ability to assign, lay out and supervise the work of skilled and semi-skilled maintenance workers
  • Ability to make accurate labor and material cost estimates
  • Ability to read blueprints, plans, and specifications
  • Ability to analyze maintenance, repair, and construction data and make recommendations pertaining to safety, quality, and efficiency
  • Ability to supervise, train, and evaluate the work of others
  • Must be willing and able to support a diverse and inclusive environment
  • Ability to read, interpret, apply, and explain rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Ability to complete accurate records, including time and material costs
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local codes.
  • Knowledge of supervisory principles, practices and techniques.
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service
  • Computer skills (CMMS, Excel, Word, email)
  • Ability to foster a collaborative, team centered environment
  • Possess a willingness and ability to support and promote a diverse and inclusive campus community.
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent customer service skills

Additional physical demands and working conditions:

Ability to perform physical activities that require frequent, talking, hearing, seeing, color identification, reading (English), writing (English) and considerable and repetitive activities using arms and legs and moving entire body, such as reaching, standing for long periods of time, walking, kneeling, fingering, grasping, feeling, climbing (including ladders), lifting (up to 50lbs), bending, balancing, stooping, pushing, and handling of materials.

This position is classified as on-site.

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of background check and education requirements.

Benefits of Working at Brown:
Information on the Benefits of Working at Brown can be found here.

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Job Posting Title:
Supervisor, HVAC

Facilities Management and Campus Operations

Grade 11

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Full time

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Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

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EEO Statement:
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As an EEO/AA employer, Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, and caste, which is protected by our University policies.

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