Trades Manager I

Fairfax, VA
Aug 03, 2017
Aug 16, 2017
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

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Zone Manager, Facilities Projects and Response

Search Extended: Previous applicants still under consideration.

The George Mason University Facilities Department invites applications for a Zone Manager, Facilities Projects and Response. 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: * Provides leadership, direction, and supervision of a multi-trade facilities maintenance workforce comprised of licensed and building trades technicians repairing instructional, housing, and student center facilities; * Plans, organizes, coordinates, and controls the execution of large-scale facilities projects, repairs and construction programs; * Responsible for emergency repairs on facilities and infrastructure critical to operations, campus-wide crisis response and management, and inclement weather response; * Assists the Assistant Director of Operations as the liaison with department heads and external agencies; andv * Responds to after-hours emergencies on a rotating basis.

Required Qualifications: * Thorough operational knowledge of all types of major mechanical equipment normally found on a university campus, or large commercial or office complex; * Must excel at communicating, motivating, and managing the effective operation and performance of the work force in a productive, efficient and economical manner; * Thorough knowledge of troubleshooting and repair of commercial HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems; * Knowledge of the processes, materials, and tools used to maintain building/architectural systems (carpentry, painting, flooring, glazing, ceilings, etc.); * Experience with large-scale facility repair projects and project management; * Experience developing and running crisis and inclement weather response operations; * Ability to run reports and analyze data to ensure most efficient use of workers’ time, maximum reliability of mechanical/electrical systems, and excellent fiscal control; * Outstanding customer service and communication skills (both written and verbal); and * Management/Supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications: * Training in the operation, maintenance, and repair of utilities, mechanical, electrical and building systems; * Considerable working knowledge of PCs, tablets, other technology devices; * FEMA or similar crisis response training and experience; * Extensive experience and success in running a multi-trade building maintenance group in a university, governmental, or private sector commercial setting is desired; and * Extensive supervisory level experience in facilities maintenance and/or construction is preferable.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 00398z at by August 14, 2017; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

MasonAd : 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 Masons diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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Equity Statement : George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Close Date : 2017-08-14

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