Serves as liaison between operations staff, customers and service providers to coordinate the delivery of construction projects and non-routine facilities maintenance within a geographic District of the Twin Cities campus. Assists District customers and staff in identifying and scoping such projects, in order to include building conditions and building operating efficiencies.
Works with customer to complete project initiation form to deliver to service provider.
Assists District customers and staff in identifying and scoping non-routine facilities maintenance and construction projects, with a focus on building conditions and system capacities, and energy use.
Tracks all District project work and manages non-CPPM project work.
Serves as District point of contact to identify and prioritize building capital needs in the Facilities Condition Assessment (FCA) database.
Works with District staff to review all project requests.
Provides assistance and advice to Facilities Management staff and customers on project related issues.
Partners with University project delivery teams to perform technical review of construction documents/sites relative to University Construction Standards.
Assists in clarifying project goals, tracking progress, attending project meetings and resolving on-going and post-occupancy issues in coordination with project manager.
Makes site visits to review work in progress.
Ensures District receives proper documentation prior to project close out.
Provides regular updates on project activity and status to District staff and customers.
Helps coordinates services with internal and external service providers for emergency response and repair.
Assists Team Leads and District Supervisors with building permit and code issues.
Builds positive customer relations through contacts with University students, staff and faculty in coordinating project activities.
Uses computer software, including management reporting systems (i.e. COMPASS, FCA, SKIRE, MS Project), spreadsheets and databases to plan, monitor and report on projects in assigned area.
This job may be designated as essential.
The employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.
Essential Functions of Position: Identifying and scoping projects. Tracks all District project work and manages non-CPPM project work including budget and timeline. Serving as liaison for District projects. Ensuring technical review of projects is completed. Using computer software to monitor and report on projects.
Work Environment: Work is performed in an office setting as well as out in the field. This position will be exposed to hazardous conditions where hearing and visual protection may be required.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Construction Management, Maint Engineering, Building Systems Ops or related field and 4 years of related experience OR completion of a two year degree in construction management, maintenance engineering, building systems operations or related field and six years of building operations, construction or maintenance planning and scheduling, maintenance service delivery or property management experience, of which at least two years involved frequent customer contact. Equivalent combination of education and/or experience totaling eight years may be substituted.
Essential Qualification: Regular attendance is an essential qualification for this position.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of preventive maintenance principles and practices.
Knowledge of building systems and equipment.
Ability to operate a computerized maintenance management system.
Knowledge of resource planning and utilization principles.
Effective customer service skills.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Organizational and time management skills.
Ability to work as a team player in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
Ability to gather and analyze information.
Knowledge and skill using a personal computer and experience using Microsoft Office suite (Word & Excel) for word processing and spreadsheets; experience using databases.
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