Plant Superintendent

Bowie State University
Bowie, Maryland
May 19, 2022
Jun 23, 2022
Full Time

Responsibilities:  Management of operations and maintenance of MEP systems.  Provides MEP project support.  Primary Manager for all MEP contracts and provides direction to contract employees for assigned work areas.  Supervise specialized mechanics and technicians.  Oversight of building automation systems and directs controls contractor as needed.  Prepares reports and establishes all required changes for plant systems. Collaborates with other mechanics and managers to recommend operational improvements for efficiency.  Assists in training functions as assigned. Ensures efficiency and reliability of all programs and adheres to all safety standards in physical plants.  Review equipment and building preventive maintenance tasks. Update and revise as necessary.  Maintain project schedules to address deferred maintenance.  Assist with coordination of special project requests from various departments, including budget development, scheduling and implementation.  Represent Operations and Maintenance interests on Capital and other large projects.  Manage maintenance projects requiring the use of outside contractors.  May be required to occasionally supervise maintenance or grounds staff.  Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or a combination of education and experience required.  Minimum seven (7) years managing industrial HVAC plant with a degree or twelve (12) years experience without a degree required.  Position requires at least five (5) years’ experience in the direct oversite of building and infrastructure mechanical systems, including chillers, boilers, pumps, air handling units, fan coil units, chilled and heating water, steam, DX air conditioning, domestic water and specialty plumbing systems.  MD-1st Grade Operating Engineer, Journey Licenses in HVAC, Electrical or Plumbing, DC 3rd Class, NAPE preferred.


Conditions of Employment: Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical examination to determine ability to perform the job. Valid Maryland Non-Commercial Class C or equivalent driver’s license may be required. 


This is a Non-Union Position.  Please be advised, COVID-19 vaccinations are required for faculty and staff to be employed at Bowie State University.



SALARY:  $85,000 - $100,000             RANGE:  III


BSU offers a generous benefits package, which includes vacation days, holidays, and sick days; comprehensive health insurance and tuition remission.


APPLICATION:  Interested and qualified applicants should go to to apply online.  Paper application submissions will not be considered.








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