University of Nebraska–Lincoln - Utility Plant Maintenance Manager

By District Energy posted 03-21-2024 15:43


University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Utility Plant Maintenance Manager

As a Utility Plant Maintenance Manager, you will:

         Determine the maintenance needs for utility plant equipment, including steam generators, hot water systems, chilled water systems, and compressed air systems.

         Research, develop, and maintain comprehensive equipment maintenance schedules, and schedule maintenance tasks, ensuring a balance between corrective, preventive, and predictive maintenance activities.

         Assign technicians to tasks based on skill set and task requirements, focusing on equipment such as boilers, chillers, cooling towers, pumps, control valves, motors, fans, piping systems, and heat exchangers.

         Supervise the performance of maintenance tasks, overseeing the entire process from tear-down and diagnosis to repair and assembly.

         Utilize the CMMS to translate requests for work into work orders and update the campus utilities GIS mapping system to reflect current infrastructure and maintenance activities.

         Ensure maintenance tasks are assessed, allocated, and accomplished in a timely and efficient manner, adhering to established standards and protocols.

         Review Standard Operating Procedures and technical manuals to accurately identify maintenance requirements for equipment.

         Manage procurement of materials, parts, and equipment necessary for maintenance tasks and projects.

         Coordinate training on maintenance procedures and best practices to ensure staff competence and adherence to standards.

         Conduct and document regular assessments of employee performance and make recommendations to management on the optimal assignment of maintenance personnel.

         Provide technical guidance and support to the maintenance team.

         Participate in industry-related workshops, seminars, conferences, or other similar activities.

What you bring to the position:

         Associate degree or equivalent education and experience.

         5+ years of progressively responsible maintenance experience.

         1+ year supervisory and/or leadership role.

         Management and administrative capabilities, with a proven ability to analyze, delegate, and organize effectively.

         Skilled in administrative and business functions, with strong leadership, analytical, and organizational skills.

         Skilled in project management with the ability to articulate goals and produce results through delegation.

         Excellent communication abilities.

         Competence with general business software.

         Cultural awareness and sensitivity, with skills to engage respectfully and effectively with diverse groups.

         Knowledgeable in maintenance planning for utility plant equipment, specifically in steam and chilled water production and distribution systems.

         Familiar with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems.

         Operational and maintenance knowledge in electrical and electronic systems, as well as boiler and/or refrigeration equipment.

         Valid driver’s license and meet driver eligibility requirements.

Apply Now:

A criminal history background check, pre-employment physical, and driving record review will be conducted.

See for the EO/AA employer information.