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Manager, Campus Maintenance

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, Georgia
Facilities Management
Manager, Campus Maintenance

Job ID: 244111
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Find your wings at KSU!

Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, diversity, career opportunities, and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are searching for talented people to join our mission. Come to KSU and find your passion.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Job Summary
Supervises work assignments of multiple skilled discipline shops. Manages time and materials on projects and performs inspections of external contractors for maintenance, renovations and repairs to university property. Assists Director with ensuring facilities are structurally sound, mechanically operational, electrically efficient, and safe.

1. Supervises maintenance team in routine maintenance of facilities, equipment and systems

2. Assures completion of assigned maintenance tasks

3. Assists with training personnel in proper use of test equipment, hand and power tools, and shop safety

4. Assists with monitoring work flow and work assignment schedules

5. Maintains accurate records on equipment

6. Assists with documenting cost of maintenance repairs and services

7. Complies with and enforces policies, laws, and regulations governing environmental protection, hazardous waste disposal and use of chemical substances and materials

8. Provides around-the-clock responsiveness to mechanical failures or emergencies including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
High School Diploma or equivalent

Other Required Qualifications
Current, valid and unrestricted Georgia driver's license

Required Experience
Ten (10) years of experience in the repair and maintenance of industrial or commercial facilities

Preferred Qualifications
Additional Preferred Qualifications
State license: HVAC or Electrical
Energy Management Certificate
EPA Universal Refrigerant Certification or other EPA, EPD, ASHRAE or OSHA Certification

Preferred Experience
Experience in mechanical, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), electrical, plumbing and refrigeration

Proposed Salary
Pay Grade: E10

The budget for this position is between $50,900 and $78,000. Offers will be based on candidate experience and budget availability.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Ability to diagnose and trouble-shoot equipment malfunctions and system failures

Ability to read and interpret blueprints, schematics, and wiring diagrams Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

Ability to develop a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and interaction with other cultures or backgrounds

Ability to lead and develop a motivated multi-discipline cohesive team

Ability to provide suggestions and requests for changes to established practices, policies and procedures to management

Able to work hours outside the normal work schedule including mandatory overtime

Knowledge of current codes, standards and work practices Working knowledge of EPA, EPD, ASHRAE, OSHA regulations and standards

Experience using Building Automation Systems

Experience using Integrated Work Management Systems/Computerized Maintenance Management Systems

Skilled in proper use of test equipment and hand and power tools

Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills

Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite)

Strong attention to detail and follow up skills

Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Other Information
This is a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
Yes, this position will be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time
This position does not require security clearance.

Background Check
  • Standard Enhanced + DMV + Drug Screen
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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