Commitment to Mission
This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of
Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position.
A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional
communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship,
respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is
- One LSC
- Student Focused
- Own It
- Advance Equity
- Cultivate Community
- Choose Learning
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is
designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in
creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding
of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact
on organizational culture at higher education institutions.
Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence
in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace &
Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance .
Campus Marketing Statement
Lone Star College-University Park
Lone Star College offers high-quality, affordable academic transfer
and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC
is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community
college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head,
Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of
higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact
of nearly $3 billion.
LSC, which consists of seven colleges, ten centers, two university
centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online, is
continuously named Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of
Higher Education. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.
Founded in 2010, LSC-University Park is located on a 71-acre campus
that includes the comprehensive Lone Star College campus along with
Lone Star Corporate College, the LSC-Energy & Manufacturing
Center, multiple university partners, a charter high school,
several commercial tenants and much more creating the college of
the future. LSC-UP’s vision is to be nationally recognized as the
model for the innovative college of the 21st century. LSC-UP’s
“Invitation to Innovate” (i2i) has resulted in local, national and
international awards and recognitions, including one patent.
Campus address is 20515 SH 249 (TX 249 and Louetta Road), Houston,
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
The Manager of HVAC, Buildings and Grounds operates building
automation systems and manages campus air conditioning. This
position works with contractors and oversees the air conditioning
on remodels and new buildings. The Manager fills a leadership role
in the maintenance department, directing and coordinating
department activities. They create and implement processes to
ensure effective operations of departments, reviews and analyzes
reports, records, and directives, and confers with others to obtain
data required for planning department activities. P rovides
operational leadership, resolves problems, prepares schedules and
sets deadlines to ensure timely completion of work and coordinates
with other departments to ensure operational effectiveness.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Complete and assign work orders to technicians. Complete
preventive maintenance on all equipment and document all work in
TMA. Complete maintenance on all AC equipment. Repair problems and
call contractors as needed and make sure the work is completed
properly. Coordinate and implement Replace & Repair and new
Ensure proper inventory controls, processes, and practices are
implemented. Implement programs and schedules for preventive
maintenance, equipment replacement, and energy conservation.
Ensure staff members are properly trained in compliance with
applicable building and safety codes, OSHA, fire codes, hazardous
waste disposal, operational procedures and equipment use. Hire, m
entor and train technicians on equipment, procedure and policies,
and building automation.
Manage LSC's largest chill water plant.
Monitor electric bills and energy usage in all buildings. Check
energy bills for all the buildings on campus, address problems, and
make recommendations for future projects.
Order all parts and equipment needed to repair campus
equipment. Approve bills and get bids and quotes to complete
projects track. Approve contractor billing before payment. Make
recommendations on mechanical equipment to repair or replace. Set
priorities on projects and completion dates that affect
Provide operational performance reports utilizing CMMS, BAS and
Utility Tracking Tools. Record, compile and review expense records,
incident reports, and work records.
Responsible for all building operation systems, HVAC,
electrical, inventory control for all capital equipment, events
planning, fleet maintenance, sustainability/recycling, and key
production/distribution, and may assist in environmental compliance
Responsible for directing, scheduling and assigning work
requests and assuring tasks are completed in a timely manner.
Responsible for hiring, setting and monitoring of annual
performance plans, coaching, and career development. Ensure that
the proper tools are in place to support the team. Responsible for
managing teams and individual contributors.
Responsible for the operational management of several
departments, including facility trades, grounds, custodial, mail
services and shipping & receiving at a campus level.
Run and operate building automation system. Repair and program
issues every day and work with contractors as needed.
Work with the Director of Facilities to develop long-range
building, landscape and land use plans.
Responsible for other reasonable related duties as
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Knowledge of BAS system for HVAC, and Card Access systems
- Ability to set priorities and procedures
- Skills in problem solving
- High degree of judgment
- Understanding of all policies and procedures
- Ability to work in dynamic climate
- Multi-tasking abilities
- Ability to promote diversity and maintain positive attitude in
demanding work environment
PHYSICAL ABILITIES :
- Ability to operate power tools and equipment associated with
HVAC and buildings and grounds work
- Ability to move about on foot, both indoors and at outdoor
locations (including construction sites)
- Ability to stand for up to 2 hours at a time
- Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or
negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry,
push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body
WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS:
- Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a
Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general
- Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to
carry out the functions of the position
- Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal
exposure to safety hazards
- Work may be performed outdoors with exposure to normal
atmospheric conditions, and/or indoors in a climate-controlled
office with minimal exposure to safety hazards
- M ay be required to work on-call after regular business hours
- Bachelor's degree and a t least 5 years of related work
experience, with at least 3 years in a supervisory role, or a n
equivalent combination of education and experience
- Specialization in field
- Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Hiring salary range is $60,590 to $69,679.
Lone Star College provides a hiring salary range for all posted
full-time non-faculty positions. Where your salary offer would fall
in that range is determined by your related experience and
education. Should you receive an offer of employment from Lone Star
College, the resume submitted in the application process will be
utilized to calculate your salary offer. The information outlined
below will provide the Office of Human Resources everything needed
to determine an accurate starting salary.
Your resume should provide a complete picture of your work
experience. The resume should include the following information for
each position listed:
- Length of time (specific months and years) of employment
- If the position was full time or part time
- If the position was paid or unpaid
- Unofficial transcript for highest earned degree
Additionally, any certifications listed as required or preferred in
the Lone Star College job description should be included in the
Benefits Marketing Statement
By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part
of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work
environment and excellent work/life balance. This includes a full
comprehensive and competitive benefits package, a generous number
of paid holidays and vacation days, wellness programs, tuition
waiver, professional development opportunities and more.
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