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Superintendent of Mechanical Services (York Hill & North Haven)

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Type: Full-time
Campus: North Haven - North Haven, CT, York Hill - Hamden, CT
Categories: Staff

Overview: Quinnipiac University invites applications for the position of Superintendent of Mechanical Services.  The Superintendent of Mechanical Services will plan, supervise and direct ‘best in class’ service all phases of mechanical services related to the York Hill and North Haven campuses (est. 1,500,000 square feet) including the electrical and mechanical systems involving air conditioning, heating and ventilation, and associated utilities as well as the maintenance and operation of building utility systems involving domestic and chilled water, electricity, gas, storm, sanitary sewage and the overall management of life safety, and building management systems. Effectively manage and optimize production of a staff of licensed electricians, plumbers, and HVAC personnel, as well as other employees as assigned by Director of Facilities for the York Hill and North Haven campus.
About Quinnipiac: Quinnipiac University is a private, coeducational institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university currently has an enrollment of 9,000 students in more than 130 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Computing, and Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Our 21 Division I teams have achieved remarkable success, boasting multiple conference titles. This includes a 2023 NCAA National Championship win in ice hockey, a three-time defending national champion women's rugby team, and a trip to the Sweet 16 for our women's basketball team. The Quinnipiac University Poll is nationally recognized as a leader in public opinion research, and the university is consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review's "The Best 388 Colleges." The university is in the midst of program expansion and renewal for both traditional and adult learners, attraction of diverse communities, development of innovative corporate partnerships, and construction of an ambitious set of capital projects. For more information, please visit Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and X.
  • Responsible for general maintenance and repairs, preventative maintenance scheduling, and code compliance related to mechanical equipment, building control systems, life safety systems and utility distribution systems on the York Hill and North Haven campus including the timely response and resolution to work requests through the University’s Computerized Maintenance Management System to work requests of students, faculty and staff while ensuring a safe environment by maintaining high university standards.
  • Responsible for the assessment, development, communication, documentation, and implementation of daily and long-term mechanical work plan, preventative maintenance, mechanical equipment management, as well as minor renovations and capital improvements.
  • Responsible for emergency response with campus utilities and infrastructure.
  • Responsible for providing a strong sense of community with excellent customer service and relationships (particularly the Office of Residential Life) while maintaining the mechanical systems to promote an atmosphere which further fosters student achievement; ensuring that the community's needs and expectations for such services are met. Excellent communication required.
  • Responsible for the procurement and inventory of all mechanical systems materials and equipment.
  • Work toward the reduction of harmful chemicals (i.e., refrigerant) while working in the direction of more environmental friendly campus.
  • This position is considered essential personnel and will have off shift responsibilities based generally upon weather events.
Education Requirements:
  • Vocational or technical training required.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Superior leadership skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • 5-7 years of experience in area of expertise.
  • Expert level of technical knowledge, skills, and experience to lead large projects.
  • Valid driver’s license Required S-1 S-2, D-1, D-2, P-1, P-2, E-1, E-2.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and a commitment to diversity and inclusion
Special Instructions to Applicants: TO APPLY:

Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter addressing how your experience supports the requirements of this position and Quinnipiac' commitment to diversity and inclusion, and contact information for three references on the application form.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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