San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.
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This position is in the Management Personnel Plan (Administrator I) and earns management benefits including medical, dental, vision, $100,000 life insurance plan, and the CalPERS pension plan.
This is a full-time, benefits eligible, at will position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and not eligible for overtime compensation.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the general direction of the Assistant Director of Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Services, the Chief Engineer is responsible for the management of the campus engineering operations and all mechanical systems. The Chief Engineer manages personnel in the cogeneration plant, chill plant, electric shop, preventive maintenance shop, plumbing and steam shops, and night shift operation, in addition to the management of various maintenance service and supply contracts. This position administers a mechanical system preventive maintenance program and renovation and constructions projects for the mechanical systems on campus. Provides an "Industry Best Practice" preventive maintenance organization to the SDSU Community.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field, or ten years or more of engineering or facilities operation management experience, which includes at least two years of supervisory experience.
Experience: Six years or more of progressively responsible professional and administrative experience involving facilities management, with thorough knowledge of the methods, practice and procedures of building operations with a central plant, with at least two years in a management/supervisory role if in possession of Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field; or ten years or more of progressively responsible professional and administrative experience involving facilities management, thorough knowledge of the methods, practice and procedures of building operations with a central plant, with at least two years in a management/supervisory role.
Experience working in a collective bargaining environment.
Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills:
Familiarity with California State University policies and procedures for construction and renovation.
Familiarity with thermal storage systems.
Demonstrated skills utilizing a customer oriented and service centered attitude.
Fit to wear respirator when in vaults.
Working knowledge of the Uniform Mechanical and Plumbing Codes, National Electrical Code, and Title 24, California Building and Safety Codes, State and Federal Codes, local ordinances, and other applicable codes.
Knowledge of Title 8 Safety Orders.
Licenses and/or Certifications Required
State of California Driver's License
Compensation and Benefits:
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $7,500 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.
How to Apply:
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Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on December 11, 2019. To receive full consideration, apply by December 10, 2019. The position will remain open until filled.
Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-6390.
All management and executive employees shall be required to provide a written statement to the appropriate administrator of any and all outside employment. Employees shall also provide a written statement of outside employment if a written request by an administrator is made.
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled