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UAB Medicine

UAB Medicine

university, fl, usa
Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2024


The posting is intended to describe the general content and requirements of this position and is not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties.

To provide around the clock oversight, O&M Management, leadership, technical direction and
performance management for a major utility system or plant operation within Facilities (i.e., steam generation, chilled water, HVAC, plumbing, medical gas, etc.). To serve as the subject matter expert (SME) and be responsible for the system health (strengths, deficiencies and areas for improvement) for the associated area or facility. To be responsible for the safe work practices of personnel as well as the safe, compliant and efficient operation of the equipment or facility and will be responsible for working and coordinating with EH&S to maintain standards and resolve any and all issues related to their respective areas.

Essential Accountabilities:

· Maintains safety and health standards to ensure compliance with associated AHJ, local, state, and federal codes and regulations, and University policies.

· Plans work activities and establishes work schedules and staffing requirements. Schedules and assigns work of maintenance personnel and other assigned staff. Performs administrative activities including budgeting and budget management, preparation of special and periodic reports to management, fiscal records, maintenance chargebacks, and other data. Initiates and prepares forms and records, including payroll records, work orders, personnel records, material requisitions, and other documents.

· Attends preconstruction meetings with customers, directors, engineers, and architects to discuss various aspects of projects such as project schedule, jobsite safety precautions, job site access, critical material needs, and impact on end users, such as: patients, students, hospital administrators, deans, etc.

· Monitors work activity levels and ensures proper staffing and other resources are properly allocated. Trains employees in new or revised work methods and procedures and orients new employees. Assists management in interviewing, selection, promotion and evaluation of applicants and employees according to university policies and procedures. Resolves employee complaints and grievances, which includes attendance at complaint or grievance hearings and meetings. Initiates disciplinary processes when necessary or required.

· Coordinates the flow of work or services between Facilities departments, and assists in the resolution of inter-and intra-departmental operating problems. Inspects major system equipment, plant operating equipment and University/hospital facilities to ensure that the maintenance objectives of the Division are being fully realized. Monitors the effectiveness of preventive maintenance program and provides information about new equipment and technology for program updates.

· Performs other duties as assigned.

Starting Pay Range: $63,875.00 – $83,936.00 annually (Commensurate with experience & qualifications)


Associate’s degree in business, Science or a related field, post-secondary vocation, OR technical two-year school diploma, OR an equivalent certification*, AND eight (8) years of experience in commercial or industrial maintenance. *Equivalent Certification: Master card in plumbing or electrical, HVAC state contractor’s license, or NICET certification.

Driving record should meet University underwriting guidelines to drive vehicle in performance of university business. Current underwriting guidelines include possession a valid driver's license, issued in the United States; at least 21 years of age; at least three years of driving experience; maintain an acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).


· Ability to problem-solve

· Ability to train others

· Ability to use personal computer and related software

· Ability to work independently

· Conflict resolution skills

· Interpersonal skills

· Knowledge of Microsoft Office products

· Leadership skills

· Organizational skills

· Presentation skills

· Prioritization skills

· Process improvement and quality skills

· Project management skills

· Written and verbal communication skills

Possess the necessary physical requirements, with or without the aid of mechanical devices, to safely perform the duties and responsibilities of this position in a timely manner to include:

· Lifting and carrying a minimum of 50 pounds.

· Climbing stairs, ladders and scaffolding, and working at heights above thirty (30) feet.

· Perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, kneeling, climbing and walking significant distances between and within buildings on campus.

· Working within extreme temperature and humidity ranges with a variety of materials.

· Working in confined spaces

Work Schedule: 7:00 am-4:30 pm Monday-Friday. Must be able to work a flexible work schedule, including on-call (Subject to change to meet the needs of the University).

For full consideration, please be certain to showcase experience on application and resume, as it relates to the needs of the job announcement. Incomplete applications will not be processed.

For more information about UAB Facilities, please visit: http://www.uab.edu/facilities/.

UAB is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression or sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from veterans and individuals with disabilities

Primary Location

: University

Job Category

: Facilities


: 112802020 Steam Operations

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: Day/1st Shift
Work Arrangement (final schedule to be determined by the department/hiring manager): Onsite