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University of Idaho
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Posted: 03/13/2017
Building Superintendent
Salary: $15.15 - $21

University of Idaho

Building Superintendent

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Auxiliary Services

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $15.55 - $21.00/hour

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

Planning, directing and managing maintenance and repair of multiple residence halls and apartment units. Supervises approximately 6-10 skilled and semi-skilled staff; Responsible for performing preventative and predictive maintenance (PM) and repairs on all electrical, plumbing, lighting, mechanical systems. Responsible for ensuring daily support of services in both residence halls and apartment buildings. Performs all functions related to human resources including but not limited to: hiring, training, evaluating and performance coaching of staff. Coordinates work performed by external vendors as well as UI Facilities personnel.

Housing & Residence Life is an auxiliary enterprise and is funded solely by customers who use our services — we receive no State or General fund allocation. Housing & Residence Life is committed to an appreciation for diversity, and fosters an open, respectful and enjoyable living, learning, and working environment.

Housing & Residence Life staff members are expected to demonstrate a personal and professional commitment to providing excellent customer service.

Minimum Qualifications:

• High school diploma

• Excellent problem-solving and prioritization skills

• Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills

• Experience in the supervision of staff

• Experience with estimating material needs and costs for jobs; maintaining records and written reports

• Experience with computers and software such as Word, Excel, and Outlook

• Good knowledge of:

- heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC ) work;

- building and life safety codes.

• Experience in:

- performing commercial building facility maintenance;

- performing skilled repair and maintenance in plumbing, electrical, building maintenance and grounds related work;

- using the tools and equipment associated with trades indicated;

- reading blueprints and specifications.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Previous experience working in higher education

• Experience with FAMIS or other computerized work order systems

• Considerable knowledge of: methods, materials and equipment used in building facilities maintenance work

• Previous experience working with contractors and/or vendors

• Commitment and passion for student success

• Certifications/licenses in gas, back flow prevention or skilled trades

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

This position requires:

• The physical ability to lift, carry, and otherwise move items weighing 50 pounds, bend, stoop, and climb ladders.

• The ability to work in all weather conditions, in tight spaces, indoors and outdoors, and in awkward positions.

Posting Number: SP001317P

Posting Date: 03/08/2017

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

Search will remain open until a suitable candidate is hired. Applications will be reviewed at regular intervals beginning on March 23, 2017.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.