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Lead Building Service Engineer

Company: Jobleads
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title: Lead Building Service Engineer The starting salary will be between $6,034.00/month to $7,651.00/month. PLEASE NOTE: The starting salary will be between $6,034.00/month and $6,842.50/month.Cal State East Bay offers a broad range of benefits that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement (CalPERS), 401k, 457, 403(b), dependent and health care reimbursement accounts, life insurance, vacation and sick, 13 paid holidays, one personal holiday and tuition fee waiver.For more information on the benefits program, please visit Cal State East Bay's beautiful main campus is located in the Hayward hills with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay shoreline. Situated above the city of Hayward, the campus offers an ideal setting for teaching and learning and yet easy access to the many cities along the bay. The University has a satellite campus in Concord, a professional development center in Oakland and a significant presence online. Founded in 1957, Cal State East Bay is one of 23 universities of the California State University system (CSU). With an enrollment over 15,800 students, Cal State East Bay is recognized as a regionally engaged and globally oriented university with a strong commitment to academic innovation, student success, engaged and service learning, diversity, and sustainability. About the Position Under general supervision, the Lead Building Service Engineer reports to the Engineering Supervisor. The Lead BSE works with and provides lead work direction to a small group or crew of skilled and semi-skilled workers involved in the installation, operation, preventive maintenance and repair of mechanical systems related to heating, ventilating, air conditioning (HVAC), refrigeration, energy management, electronic controls, power, water and sewer systems and equipment as related to HVAC and/or Mechanical systems throughout a campus. The Lead BSE's responsibilities include providing lead work direction, laying out and coordinating the work flow for jobs, and preparing materials lists and ordering supplies for jobs. The Lead BSE spends the majority of time working as a Building Service Engineer or in related HVAC trade while performing lead work coordination and project planning responsibilities for a work crew and typically is not overseeing the work of multiple work crews. Incumbents typically prioritize and coordinate work including providing direction for work sequencing, technical expertise and leadership; ensure necessary materials, supplies and equipment are available to complete assigned work orders and perform preventive maintenance; instruct staff on work and safety rules, prepare and hold tailgate safety meetings; inspect work to ensure it meets quality requirements and specifications; provide input on performance evaluations; establish and maintain effective working relationships; and maintain computerized maintenance management systems, including accounting for labor, materials and purchasing, as well as prepare reports. On specific projects, work may involve coordinating with other departments and coordinating the work of other skilled crafts workers. Responsibilities Under general direction, plan, organize, schedule and coordinate work activities in the Engineering Department assigned to other BSEs to ensure work orders are properly completed in cost effective and timely manner. For special work projects, plan and coordinate all tasks to complete project in the most efficient, economical and timely manner. Tasks include but are not limited to determining all materials, equipment and supplies required for project and ordering them; developing work schedules, staffing needs and project review, providing customer updates as needed and project quality assurance and closeout. Maintain working relationships with other CSUEB departments, outside contractors, vendors, and project managers; assures regulatory compliance; performs related work as required. Plans schedule, coordinates routine HVAC maintenance assignments; sets priorities of supervised staff work assignments. Sets priorities for departmental purchases, equipment replacements as well as repairs; delegates assigned work and equipment maintenance/repair activities; develops programs for routine and preventive maintenance equipment; prepares work plans and schedules. Coordinate period inspections and works with Engineering Supervisor to addressdeficiencies. Coordinate all safety training and compliance licensing required to ensure that the Engineering Department meets all safety and certification and compliance requirements. Coordination of inventory, ordering materials as needed. Required Qualifications Must be able to work in high locations on ladders, scaffolds, motorized equipment, etc. Must be able to work in confined spaces. Must be able to work in varying climatic conditions, to include inclement weather. Must be able to wear a respirator. Some work on weekends and holidays may be required, and the workweek will be adjusted accordingly. May be required to work alone if working conditions dictates. Position maybe needed during campus emergencies such as power outages, minor and major natural disasters, pandemics, etc. Knowledge: Must possess a thorough mechanical and technical knowledge Working knowledge of effective supervisory practices and techniques and project sequencing Thorough knowledge of the applicable state and federal safety codes and regulations pertaining to mechanical and HVAC systems Thorough knowledge of high and low pressure boilers, and heating, pneumatic ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration and other mechanical equipment Thorough knowledge of the methods, tools and materials used in the operation, maintenance and repair of such equipment General knowledge of ventilation principles, thermal dynamics, and closed water systems Working knowledge of energy management systems including the ability to understand and use system features General knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used General knowledge of Cal OSHA regulations Inspect and assess work to ensure it meets requirements and specifications Analyze and respond appropriately to emergency situations; and maintain computerized maintenance management systems and records and prepare more complex reports Abilities: Lead, instruct and coordinate the work of a small group of crew of engineers and facilities maintenance mechanics Read, interpret and work from blueprints, plans, drawings and specifications and provide direction Demonstrate a high degree of mechanical skill equivalent to journey level in one or more related Trades such as plumbing, pipe fitting, electrical, or air conditioning Make rough sketches, estimate cost, time and materials of mechanical work Maintain records and retrieve data related to work performed using manual and/or computerized record-keeping systems Prepare standard reports; provide instruction to the engineers and facilities maintenance mechanics Read and write at a level appropriate to the position Perform arithmetic calculations as required by the position Demonstrate the ability to understand and respond clearly in written and oral language Demonstrate understanding and comply with the current Teamsters Unit 6 bargaining agreement Effectively listen and understand sensitivity and awareness in relating to individuals of diverse backgrounds Work with trust and respect, and ability to manage conflict constructively Ability to anticipate conditions/plan ahead; ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines Willingness to take on new projects/methods, willingness to support organizational goals, flexibility in response to changing circumstances Minimum Qualifications Two or more years of experience as a journey-level Building Service Engineer that included some work or project coordination responsibilities. Condition(s) of Employment Satisfactory completion of a background check that may include, but is not limited to: criminal records check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certificates, credit history, professional references and/or verification of work history is required for employment. Cal State East Bay will issue a conditional offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Unsatisfactory results may also affect the continued employment of current Cal State East Bay employees who were conditionally offered the position.All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate. EEO Statement As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Cal State East Bay does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body. Cal State East Bay is not a sponsoring agency for Staff or Management positions. Mandated Reporter The incumbent in this position may be considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and will be required to comply with requirements set forth in the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. California State University Office of the Chancellor

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