Supervisor, Building Facilities
University of Miami

Miami, Florida

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The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The Department Central Energy Plant has an exciting opportunity for a Full-Time Supervisor, Building Facilities to work on the UHealth Campus. The Supervisor, Building Facilities plans operational policies and procedures, oversees facility staff and budgeting, and supervises the use of supplies and equipment. Moreover, this position coordinates and integrates the activities of all operational systems to ensure efficiency. The Supervisor, Building Facilities supports management in overseeing the work of maintenance mechanics, skilled tradespeople, and contractors by offering instruction, guidance and directives to the assigned team while actively involved in one or more of the trades.

  • Responsible for managing assigned University of Miami Research Buildings, Physical Plant personnel.
  • Directs daily workflow and determines resources needed to complete work.
  • Makes frequent visits to all departments to stay appraised to facilities conditions or problems, and to obtain feedback regarding customer satisfaction with Physical Plant services.
  • Administers and maintains the Facilities Maintenance Program (TMA) and all preventive maintenance procedures throughout his/her area of responsibility.
  • Supervises and directs the activities of three or more full-time staff with authority to recommend the hiring, firing, and disciplining in collaboration with the Executive Director of Facilities and Support Services. Oversees individual employee development and training, and conducts performance evaluations.
  • Keeps track of the KRONOS time reporting records and is responsible to approve the payroll time recording on the scheduled day and time of personnel assigned to the position.
  • Ensures quality standards for campus conditions and plans ahead minimize disruptions.
  • Addresses emergencies and takes corrective action.
  • Handles scheduling adjustments
  • Collaborates and builds relationships with a variety of audiences
  • The specialty trade is responsible for all phases of specialty work including construction, alteration, and maintenance buildings, systems, controls, and components for the Medical Campus.
  • Train and coach team members, and lead by example, provide learning opportunities for best practices.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Five (5) or more years of experience in the routine maintenance and repair of building equipment and systems components utilizing several building trades.
  • The individual must possess valid motor vehicle operator's license as issues by the State prior to appointment. The person must maintain such valid license during tenure of employment.
  • Ability to effectively plan, delegate and/or supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to lead, motivate, develop and train others.
  • Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships.
  • Overall knowledge of building maintenance and/or Facilities Management in specialty trade preferred (Electrician, Plumber, etc.)
  • Knowledge of standard tools, materials, practices of trades areas assigned.
  • Knowledge of occupation hazards and safety precautions of trades.
  • Able to read, write and speak English to work with the Work Order Management System.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions involved when maintaining Plant equipment and systems components.
  • Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory working relationships with the public and other employees.
  • Make estimate of time, materials and equipment for use in maintenance and repair work.

Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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