Priority consideration will be given to applications received on or before April 3, 2019
Under general direction of the Aztec Recreation Associate Director, and in close coordination with the Director of Facilities and Sustainability, the Facilities Manager is responsible for the development, implementation and supervision of the maintenance, engineering and custodial operations for the Aztec Recreation Center, Aquaplex, Racquetball Courts, Recreation Field, and ARC Express, in accordance with LEED for New Construction and Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance certification standards. The Facilities Manager creates and implements annual operating budgets, operations policies, safety procedures and related training programs. The Facilities Manager supervises building services full-time and part-time maintenance staff and manages contract services for Aztec Recreation facilities.
A large scale expansion and renovation of the Aztec Recreation Center is scheduled to begin July 2019. The 78,000 sq/ft facility will expand by approximately 70,000 sq/ft. The project is budgeted and planned for LEED Platinum Certification. The Aztec Recreation Facilities Manager will assist with overseeing relocation and make-ready plans that include providing continuous operation of Aztec Recreation Center spaces throughout the construction project. The expanded and renovated Aztec Recreation Center facility is slated to be complete fall of 2021. During construction, the Facilities Manager will have the opportunity to review specifications and construction documents, become familiar with and understand all building engineering systems, manuals and blueprints and complete required manufacturer’s training, LEED certifications and/or A.S. required certifications (if applicable).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Ensures the adequate maintenance and appearance of all A.S. facilities and equipment under direction are maintained at all times, including HVAC, electrical and plumbing systems
Ensures appropriate planned and preventive maintenance programs are designed, budgeted and conducted for all building systems and facilities under direction
Ensures regular walk through of the facilities and inspections of all equipment are completed to ensure maintenance is performed in a timely manner
Diagnoses causes of equipment breakdowns, testing parts with appropriate instruments, disassembling and assembling parts, and making necessary repairs
Inspects and diagnoses deficiencies or problems in equipment and/or operations and makes necessary corrections or recommendations for correction. Works with test equipment and infrared imager
Ensures all facilities, grounds, plants, trees, lawns, and landscaping areas are maintained
Provides continuous monitoring of energy conservation using meter readings, trend logs and reviewing invoices
Adheres to LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance certification requirements including, but not limited to:
Monitors and enforces energy conservation procedures and LEED requirements
Ensures inspections and maintenance on solar photovoltaic arrays and DC/AC inverter
Ensures upkeep of reflective roof surfaces, storm water runoff system, filters, pumps, and rainwater capture tanks
In coordination with A.S. Director of Facilities & Sustainability:
Schedules annual building inspection with the Office of the State Fire Marshal and ensures necessary corrections are made within established deadlines
Schedules annual fire suppression system testing (or as scheduled per SDSU Facilities Services contract)
Schedules annual fire extinguisher maintenance
Ensures periodic maintenance tasks are performed in accordance with specifications for sustainable building elements including, but not limited to operable windows, underground storage tanks, radiant floor systems, etc.
Coordinates certification process to obtain LEED for New Construction and Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance status and annual recertification with the A.S. Director of Facilities & Sustainability. Includes processes involved in achieving and maintaining LEED Platinum Certification/New Construction for Aztec Recreation Center
Plans and schedules special projects during breaks and other periods of lower volume facility use
Reviews work orders and schedules work accordingly
Ensures contract services meets or exceed contractual agreement specifications and A.S. health, safety and cleanliness standards
Provides frequent and regular review of the functionality and operation of the building management systems
Understands and interprets building plans and working drawings to aid in maintenance and troubleshooting
Supervises building services team of full-time and part-time maintenance staff
Additional responsibilities include administration, staff management, budget, safety, customer service and collaboration.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is preferred, or combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the duties of this position
LEED Green Professional Credentials, specifically LEED AP Operations and Maintenance required upon hire or must obtain within first year of employment
Building Operator Certification preferred
Minimum five years of experience of progressively responsible management or mid-management level experience in a large multi-use facility required. Experience in a college/university facility preferred
Experience in a LEED Certified or LEED Equivalent facility and experience with sustainable facility systems equivalent or similar to Aztec Recreation Center is highly desirable (e.g. solar panels, radiant floor system, underground storage tanks, green roof, etc.)
Minimum five years of experience directly hiring, training and supervising staff that perform the duties and responsibilities relative to the requirements of this position
Minimum five years of experience and direct fiscal management responsibility in formulating and managing budgets related to facility services and staffing including budget projections, procurement of supplies/services/equipment and monitoring expenditures
Minimum five years of experience in troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of a variety of mechanical systems and equipment including but not limited to: HVAC, plumbing, electrical, fire suppression, lighting controls, elevators, commercial kitchen equipment, trash/recycling
Experience with complex and varied technical assignments related to preventative maintenance, utilities, contract preparation/administration, fiscal planning, construction of maintenance functions such as alteration, improvement or repair of buildings, facilities or equipment in an education or public facility
Minimum five years of experience with OSHA regulations, building codes, fire codes and safety programs and practices required
Experience in reading and interpreting construction documents, MEP (mechanical, electrical, plumbing) plans and project specifications. New construction experience preferred
Experience with computerized building asset management/maintenance systems Experience with FMX software is desirable
Experience with Request for Qualifications/Request for Proposal (RFQ/RFP) processes preferred
Licenses & Certifications:
USGBC LEED AP O&M Credential, upon hire or prior to end of first year of employment
American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, and AED certification required (certifications may be obtained within first month of employment)
A valid California Drivers’ License and proof of automobile insurance is required
Trainings (within first 30 days):
Sexual Harassment Prevention for Supervisors
Data Security & Privacy
Gender Awareness Training
Starting Range: $75,000 - $80,000, Exempt
SCHEDULE & WORKING CONDITIONS
This is a regular, full-time position. Flexibility and willingness to work long and irregular hours and days, including some evenings, weekends and holidays as needed. Must be accessible 7 days a week to respond to emergency/urgent situations and being on-call 24/7 as required by a variety of circumstances.
WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work conditions may vary depending upon the location of job tasks required; may occur indoors and outdoors, therefore requiring exposure to a variety of elements. While working indoors, the lighting and temperature are adequate. The work environment may involve exposure to various elements including but not limited to: chemicals, dust, fumes, cold, heat, noise, vibrations and dampness. While working outdoors, the work environment may involve exposure to various elements including but not limited to: sun, heat/cold, dust, pollens and other environmental risks.
This position may also call for occasional business-related driving.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical requirements include but are not limited to: walking, walking over rough or uneven surfaces, bending, stooping, climbing, and working in confined space, lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying loads.
Depending on job tasks, physical demands may require standing and walking for extended lengths of time and may require lifting, pushing, pulling, moving and carrying items up to 50 pounds (unassisted) and 75 pounds (with assistance), and using ladders and high scissor lifts.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered this position with Associated Students. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current Associated Students employees who apply for the position. Fingerprinting is required for all employee and volunteer positions that have direct contact with minor children. MVR and DMV record review is required for positions that drive Associated Students vehicles.
About Associated Students, San Diego State University
San Diego State University, the largest of the 23 campuses of The California State University system, is located nine miles east of the Pacific Ocean in beautiful San Diego, a dynamic and diverse community of over one million people. The University enrolls approximately 34,000 students (25,000 FTEs) on the main campus as well as more than 800 students at the Imperial Valley campus in Calexico. The students are supported by approximately 5,000 faculty and staff. The University currently offers bachelor's degrees in 85 areas of study, the master's in 75, and 17 doctoral degrees.
Associated Students of SDSU is an independent student-directed corporation. Over 75 years old and with an annual operating budget of over $20 million, A.S. derives less than 20% of its revenues from student fees and more than 80% from revenues generated by programs it operates including the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union, Viejas Arena, Aztec Recreation (including the Aztec Recreation Center), SDSU Children’s Center, The Daily Aztec, Mission Bay Aquatic Center, Aquaplex, and the Aztec Student Union Board. Mirroring America’s changing faces, A.S. represents a culturally-diverse student body. The AS employs over 90 full-time staff and 1,200 part-time student employees.