Manager, Trades Operations

Colorado State University
Colorado, United States
$85,000.00 - $100,000.00
Feb 08, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Summary

Facilities Management is seeking individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and work environment. Facilities Management values the ability to work effectively with all members of the campus community with diverse backgrounds.

The Trades Manager functions as an upper-level manager reporting to the Associate Director for Operations. The position shares the responsibility for the overall delivery of all services carried out by Operations. The position requires strong leadership skills, mechanical aptitude, managerial skills, and excellent communication abilities. This position will plan, prioritize, schedule, assign, supervise, evaluate and participate in the work and direction of the Operations team; lead in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities; supervise maintenance operations, establish the strategic direction, and long range plans for improvements, responsible oversight and coordination of all major and minor maintenance project related tasks, and will work collaboratively with project managers, planners, and other university officials to prioritize maintenance backlog and future projects since the position will assist in the development of an accurate and current deferred maintenance database and facility condition index file.

This position will ensure maintenance personnel are efficiently and effectively performing preventative/planned maintenance activities while satisfying a myriad of reactive service requests from the campus community. This position will interface with a variety of campus partners, customers and contractors to meet customer needs and goals.

The Trades Manager will have a wide-ranging knowledge of infrastructure maintenance, repair programs, and technologies, as well as projects related to buildings and structures, mechanical systems and equipment, plumbing systems and fixtures, building automation systems and devices, electrical systems and devices, fire protection/suppression systems, security and access systems and devices, conveyance systems, and other related equipment used by employees and contractors in order to optimize short- and long-term costs for asset integrity and sustainability.