The Operations Division serves the four Tufts University campuses: the main Medford/Somerville campus, the Boston Health & Sciences campus, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts and the Grafton veterinary campus together encompassing 170 buildings and 5.9 million gross square feet. A broad range of services are provided to support the university campuses including: facilities services, capital program management, campus planning and renewal, grounds and custodial services, campus engineering and energy management, event services, residential facilities maintenance and public and environmental health and safety. Together, these functions within the operations division are responsible for the efficient, cost effective and safe operations of our campus as well as the maintenance and management of our university assets to support our research and educational mission, vision and values.
What You'll Do
The Asset Information Manager is a cross functional role that manages the acquisition and maintenance of Facilities asset data and is responsible for the completeness and accuracy of Facilities asset records in conformance with Tufts Asset Based Management program.
The Asset Information Manager is responsible for overseeing a program that ensures an accurate and complete inventory of Facilities managed assets.
IBM Maximo and other tools will be used to provide Tufts University clients with asset information by location, discipline, and other type of custom reports.
Asset Information Manager will oversee Facilities contractors in addition to interacting directly as needed to ensure that all asset maintenance, safety and condition data is collected and documented in a manner that streamlines its use with university CMMS systems and processes prior to turn-over to the Facilities Team for ongoing operations.
The Manager is responsible for maintaining appropriate program and process documentation, conducting training sessions on Tufts Asset Information Model for new and existing employees.
The Manager will be a key player in defining and maintaining Facilities Asset Information Building Information Model requirements and ensuring access to asset information data including digital models, attribute data, and documents for the Operations Division.
What We're Looking For
Knowledge and experience typically acquired through the completion of an Associates Degree in Construction Management, Building Science, Engineering, Architecture, Computer Science, Data Analytics or related field.
A minimum of 2 years of construction field operations, project management, project engineering, project scheduling and/or preconstruction experience or a minimum of 2 years in a Virtual Design and Construction role
Familiarity with one or more of the following software applications like Siemens, Honeywell, Johnson Controls, or others BAS Systems
Must possess a practical understanding of building information modeling (BIM) and how it is applied in design, construction coordination, and the construction turnover process. Ability to execute independent judgement
Experience with extracting and organizing asset information from submittals and other types of construction documents into Microsoft Excel or Autodesk’s BIM 360 asset/equipment module will receive particular attention
Experience with CMMS/CAFM/IWMS software like IBM Maximo (preferable), ARCHIBUS, AssetWorks AiM, Accruent FAMIS, TMA Systems’ webTMA, Corrigo, or similar
Experience with some of all the following construction related document and work flow management software: Procore, Newforma, BIM360, Prolog, PMweb, E-Builder
Experience with laser scanning and use of point clouds in Revit and Navisworks.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Tufts is a leader in American higher education, distinctive for its success as a moderately sized university that excels at research and providing students with a personal experience. Our unique combination of research and liberal arts attracts students, faculty and staff who thrive in our environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement.