Director, Mechanical Operations

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Jun 23, 2022
Oct 14, 2022
Full Time
Director, Mechanical Operations The George Mason University, Facilities Department, invites applications for a Director of Mechanical Operations. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.Responsibilities:The Director is responsible for the programmatic oversight of the University's energy management, HVAC, preventive maintenance, building automation, and utility management. This position will ensure comfort and indoor air quality reliability while minimizing utilities costs and reducing our carbon footprint by constant review of existing systems and implementation of cutting-edge technologies available to the University. In addition, this position will ensure the proper commissioning of newly constructed or renovated buildings and replaced or upgraded facility systems.Required Qualifications:Must have a BS degree or master's degree and work experience at a level that equates to an advanced degree. Equivalent experience generally includes 6+ years' Associate Director level experience, or 10+ years' experience in field, or equivalent combination of education and experience;Significant full-time professional experience (minimum of 10 years is strongly desired) in facilities management with demonstrated knowledge in the design, operation, and replacement of mechanical and energy management equipment;Must currently possess an appropriate, active, valid motor vehicle operator's license that meets all of GMU's requirements for operating state vehicles and equipment under Mason's Vehicle Use Policy 1411 The Office of Risk Management reserves the right to review the driver's licenses and Motor Vehicle Reports (MVRs) of all candidates selected with employment contingent upon a favorable review.Preferred Qualifications:Certified Facility Manager (CFM) designation preferred;Proven successful track record overseeing a large-scale energy management program with continuous improvements to service delivery to customers, comfort, indoor air quality, and cost reduction.

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"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

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