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Company: University of California
Location: Riverside, CA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


The HVAC Supervisor oversees the HVAC skilled trade and staff under the Maintenance Services unit of Facilities Services. Oversees the maintenance, repair and installation of commercial and industrial building mechanical equipment, climate control systems, heating and ventilation systems, chilled water systems, hydronic systems, heat exchangers, fans and fan motors, pumps and pump motors, electronic controls and pneumatic controls, high pressure steam systems, Energy Management Control Systems (EMS), other utility distribution/condensate return systems and scientific equipment, such as autoclaves and fume hoods. Oversees the inspection, repair, preventative maintenance, operation, calibration, installation and maintaining Air Quality Management District (AQMD) building code, and safety requirements on refrigeration, chillers and cooling tower equipment. Develops and monitors a preventative maintenance program, as it relates to building mechanical, HVAC, and utility systems. Manages clear and accurate documentation of all inspections, testing and maintenance performed. Provides direct supervision to trade staff: assigns and directs daily work assignments; reviews work for quality and completion; monitors work orders and closes out completed work orders. Coordinates utility shut downs; ensures communication and notices are provided to impacted customers and minimizes impact to customers. Reviews plans, specifications, and requisitions for projects to establish daily, weekly, and long-range work schedules. Obtains and maintains stock inventory of parts, materials and equipment necessary for timely completion of projects. Coordinates, facilitates and monitors, safety and technical, training programs. Ensures safety procedures are followed and maintained. Promotes and maintains a strong customer service focused environment and cooperative teamwork philosophy in the unit. Responsible for daily operational administration and personnel management, including staffing, hiring, training, disciplinary action, termination, payroll/timekeeping, and performance management. Maintains knowledge of building and safety codes, hazardous material handling and disposal, and labor contracts. Provides operational support to other Facilities Services units, as necessary. Please note: The budgeted hiring range for this position is up to $95,000. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Licenses License Requirement Valid Driver License. Required Steam Engineer Unlimited License. Preferred
Certifications Certification Requirement Certification in a specialty skilled trade. Required
Experience Experience Requirement Previous supervisory/managerial experience. Preferred 6 - 10 years of related experience. Required Experience using online and/or web-based work order systems. Preferred Experience with collective bargaining units. Preferred Experience and/or knowledge of UC systems, polices, procedures and regulations. Preferred Experience with personnel management, including staffing, hiring, training, disciplinary action, termination, and performance management. Preferred
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Hired candidate must successfully pass a background check through the DOJ and FBI prior to appointment start date. Required Must possess or obtain a Valid CA Driver License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Required Ability to operate University vehicles for business and operational needs. Required Shift Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours). Required Must be available to respond to on-call or after hour emergencies. Required Public Driving Record. Required Must wear University issued ID badge. Required
Minimum Requirements Solid skills to effectively select and evaluate staff, and to appropriately handle disciplinary issues.
Skills to actively promote and maintain safety standards.
Solid knowledge and skills in the specialty craft supervised.
Solid supervisory skills to include organization, scheduling, assigning work and ensuring quality standards are met.
Ability to ensure that quality and customer service standards are communicated, implemented and continually monitored.
Ability to establish and maintain interpersonal relations with diverse personnel, vendors and campus clients.
Skill in communicating effectively with campus clients, contractors, and support staff both verbally and in writing. Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
Ability to be flexible to shifting priorities, demands and timelines. Strong organizational skills to successfully complete multiple assignments with competing deadlines. Skill in working effectively, following through on assignments with minimal direction and a fluctuating workload.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Proficient computer/technical skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications such as Outlook, Word, and Excel.
Ability to generate and provide reports on project status, staffing, equipment, schedules, metrics, etc.
Knowledge and understanding of applicable laws, rules, codes, regulations, and internal policies.
Ability to motivate and inspire staff to provide the highest level of quality and service to campus constituents.
Knowledgeable of building mechanical, HVAC, and utility systems. Knowledge and experience with maintenance and repair of Energy Management Control Systems (EMS), building systems, coils, shafting and pulleys, valves and piping systems, industrial systems, pumps, climate control systems, heat exchange systems and high pressure steam systems.
Preferred Qualifications Solid financial skills to accurately project costs of potential jobs and to consistently complete work within established budgetary and time constraints.

Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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