Facilities Maintenance Manager

Santa Fe College
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 28, 2021

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Position Type
Jobs Outside Academe, Educational Service Providers
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Employment Type
Full Time
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Application Deadline:      Thursday, August 12, 2021

Salary & Benefits:              Salary is $60,926.22. Compensation package is comprised of many college paid benefits including health and life insurance, retirement, leave time, and tuition waivers for Santa Fe College and the University of Florida.

Classification:                    Full-time, Technical/Professional, Pay Grade PT8, Exempt.

Location:                             Northwest Campus, 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606


OVERVIEW:  Santa Fe College (SF) has been recognized as one of the top-rated community colleges in the United States. Santa Fe College is a comprehensive public college that offers a range of Bachelor’s degrees, Associate in Arts, Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degree options, as well as Certificate and Non-Degree programs. Santa Fe College is a student-centered institution with a commitment to open access, academic excellence, and cultural and ethnic diversity. A high quality of life, temperate climate, proximity to the University of Florida, diverse cultural events, and plentiful recreational opportunities make SF and Gainesville an ideal community to work and live.


The Facilities Maintenance Manager is an experienced tradesman that manages a team of HVAC Mechanics, Electricians, Plumbers, Locksmiths and Carpenters to maintain and improve the quality of the Santa Fe College Facilities. This position provides technical guidance and management regarding the inspection, installation, maintenance, repair, and modification of all building related systems.

Responsibilities and duties include:

  • Manage building maintenance staff including recommendation for hire/termination, evaluation, coaching, discipline and verification of employee timesheets for accuracy; approve and submit This includes all trades, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and Carpentry.  
  • Manage operational accounts for building maintenance functions as required and assist in development of operating and capital budgets.
  • Respond to customer generated work requests; prioritize, schedule, and assign work to staff, manage work order data in a computerized work management tracking system.
  • Ensure that all maintenance repairs and construction are completed adhering to Florida Building Code, Florida Mechanical Code, Florida Plumbing Code, NEC, ADAAA and other applicable codes and standards.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable state and federal regulations as related to building operations.
  • Participate in pre-construction plan reviews and in the inspection of all new construction and renovation projects.
  • Ability to read and comprehend schematics, blueprints, and various wiring diagrams.
  • Ability to work on aerial lifts, elevated work platforms of up to 65 feet and in confined spaces.
  • Recommend and implement improvements for preventive maintenance programs on an on-going basis.
  • Respond to all emergency situations quickly (fire, evacuation, equipment failure etc.) and customer concerns including elevator outages and fire alarm concerns, makes assessments and coordinates with vendor and Police Department.
  • Coordinate fire extinguisher and fume hood inspections at all campus locations; coordinate related inventory with Central Receiving and College Safety Coordinator.
  • Use tools, meters, and testing equipment to troubleshoot and solve complex problems in mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Coordinate medium voltage repairs with appropriate utility provider.
  • Identify energy conservation projects and assist in the planning and implementation.
  • Champion the continuous development, improvement, and training for maximum utilization of the energy management system.
  • Develop and maintain effective building-specific maintenance and safety procedure manuals.
  • Coordinate maintenance efforts with outside contractors, maintenance staff, and building tenants.
  • Oversee all building systems including fire/life safety, energy management system, plumbing, HVAC, and electrical issues; must remain current with latest HVAC industry technology trends.
  • Coordinate inventory control programs and the purchasing of parts and supplies with the Central Stores Clerk.
  • Develop specifications and manage maintenance and repair service contracts on specialized equipment (i.e., chiller, boilers, EMS system, etc.).
  • Practice proper work methods, techniques, and compliance with applicable standards and specifications; enforce safety regulations to ensure compliance in providing a safe environment for staff, faculty, contractors, visitors, and students.
  • Required to be on call to respond to campus emergencies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Reports to: Director of Facilities Operations



Required Qualifications: A local or state certificate of competency in electrical or HVAC trade or Associate’s degree or Higher or a technical certificate relative to scope of work and at least 6 years of related work experience in a commercial or education facility with a large mechanical plant (i.e., chiller/boiler plant). At least 5 years of experience in a related supervisory role.


Additional Requirements: Ability to work on aerial lifts, elevated work platforms of up to 65 feet and in confined spaces. Applicant must have a valid Florida Driver’s License and be authorized to drive by the college (Driving Requirements). A criminal background check will be conducted.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Communication – able to effectively communicate in a professional, diplomatic, empathetic, and tactful manner using preferred method and level as applicable to the job.
  • Team Orientation and Interpersonal – highly motivated team player with ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with all levels within and external to the organization.
  • Results Orientation – proven ability to set and exceed established targets.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Organization and Time Management – able to plan, schedule, organize, and follow up on tasks related to the job to achieve goals within or ahead of established time frames.
  • Adaptability to Change – able to be flexible and supportive, and able to positively and proactively assimilate change in rapid growth environment.
  • Relationship Management – able to personally provide high level of interactive service to others, building relationships and addressing identified needs.
  • Systems and Software - proficient level of knowledge of Microsoft Office and/or relevant position software programs.
  • Leadership – has demonstrated success as an entrepreneurial, high energy, driven, hands-on leader.


Application Process: All applicants must submit a completed online SF Employment Application, a letter of intent, unofficial transcripts, certifications (if applicable), as well as an up-to-date resume to be considered for this position. College transcripts should be submitted to confirm academic qualifications. If you do not have college transcripts, a high school diploma or equivalent must be uploaded as unofficial transcripts. Official transcripts must be submitted prior to any employment offer when academic credentials are the basis for meeting minimum qualifications. Unofficial transcripts are only accepted for review purposes.

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