Responsible for day-to-day scheduling, performance and supervision of the maintenance personnel in the operation, repair and replacement of all mechanical equipment in all buildings on campus. Individual reports to the Director of Facilities Management.
Essential Job Functions:
Ability to supervise, train and maintain work schedules for maintenance personnel;
Work in co-ordination with other trades for timely reporting and completion of repair orders without duplication of effort for routine and system failure work;
Use facilities automated control system to locate system problems and take corrective action; troubleshoot and repair all air conditioning units, water coolers, heat pumps and mixing boxes; trouble shoot, repair and adjust pneumatic, electronic and line voltage controls, maintain and repair air handlers to include adjust airflows and temperatures to achieve energy savings and comfort level;
Service, maintain, repair/replace HVAC and related plumbing systems: Pump specified gas or fluid into system, start system, observe operation, read gauges and instruments, and adjust mechanisms such as valves, controls and pumps to control level of fluid, pressure and temperature, dismantle malfunctioning systems and test components, replace or adjust defective or worn parts to repair systems;
Maintain operational knowledge of all mechanical systems and system components for heating, air conditioning, refrigeration and related electrical support systems for all college operated facilities;
Provide technical guidance and direction to assigned personnel in the HVAC operations as needed, to include performing or training in maintenance and repair on all HVAC and refrigeration equipment and systems, troubleshooting building, water side, and air side systems through performance analysis, preventative maintenance, identifying, installing, maintaining and disposing of all types of filters, cleaning mechanical rooms, and picking up parts. Train assigned personnel and insure performance standards are being met in both job assignments and personnel policy compliance;
Monitor the performance of those maintenance individuals assigned and supervise maintenance contract personnel to achieve acceptable results;
Develop and document maintenance procedures and schedule for all equipment under the maintenance of the Facilities Management Department and insure that procedures and timeliness of maintenance are satisfactory;
Serves as an on-call person for designated periods to respond to emergencies after normal working hours. In compliance with the Facilities Management On-Call and Overtime Policies;
Effective communication skills at all levels in all forms;
Specifying and replacement of parts;
Takes reading on gauges, meters, graphs and charts that record operation characteristics of equipment or systems, and makes recommendations for system changes or upgrades;
Adjustment and calibration of controls and controllers to maintain optimum efficiency of operation;
Reads blueprints and operations manuals to understand operational characteristics and sequence of operations for all mechanical systems in the heating and air conditioning area and relates necessary information to zone mechanics.
Appreciation of and experience working with a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of many social, economic, cultural, ideological, racial, and ethnic backgrounds.
Marginal Job Functions:
Contribute to the overall success of the department by performing all other essential duties and other responsibilities as assigned.
Education and Experience
High School diploma or GED equivalent required. Post high school course work in maintenance, repair or troubleshooting of refrigeration, heating and air conditioning systems. Valid license or certification in CFC, electrical or similar trade.
Knowledge and Skills
Ability to read and properly interpret written instructions associated with the performance of this work. The individual should be a self-starter and be responsible to work independently, as well as in group situations. Ability to teach and supervise others. Superior troubleshooting and repair skills in all areas of maintenance and repair. Extensive experience in use of hand and power tools. Work requires skills in refrigerant management, brazing, welding, blueprint reading, electrical schematic diagnostic, equipment installation, troubleshooting pneumatic and electronic systems.
High stamina for manual labor over extended periods of time. Standing, walking, climbing stairs, ladders, turning, stooping, crouches and lifts heavy and sometimes bulky objects, sometimes overhead. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Mobility on campus necessary.
Founded in 1819, Centre College is a small, selective educational community located in Danville, Kentucky, and serves approximately 1,400 students by focusing on high quality undergraduate education as its primary mission. The historic, picturesque 150-acre campus is 30 miles from Lexington, in the famed Bluegrass Region of Central Kentucky. Centre accomplishes its goals in an atmosphere of caring and respectful relationships among faculty, student, and staff. The College has an endowment in excess of $300 million and an operating budget of more than $65 million.
Centre College is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. Centre strives to create an environment where differences are celebrated rather than discouraged, where the individuals have the opportunity to exchange ideas and share in the richness of mutual experiences. Please view the Statement of Community. For information concerning the College, visit our website at www.centre.edu.
Centre College is a proud member of the Greater Kentucky Higher Education Recruitment Corsortium: www.greaterkyherc.org. The Greater Kentucky HERC is a non-profit organization composed of a diverse group of c...olleges, universities, hospitals, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and members of private industry committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse, talented workforce. Member representative include faculty, staff, human resources professionals, institutional leaders, and faculty relations experts. Centre College is an equal opportunity employer.
Centre College is located in Danville, Kentucky, a city of 18,000 recognized for its high quality of life, historic downtown, friendly people, beautiful landscapes, and easy access to Lexington, Louisville, and Cincinnati. For more information about Centre College, visit our website at www.centre.edu.