Provides leadership for the Preventive Maintenance department by
overseeing the daily operations, maintenance activities and staff
management. Ensures cost effective, efficient, safe, and reliable
operations, consistent with best practices and other performance
- Establishes and maintains the Preventative Maintenance program
for the University of Houston Main Campus. This includes OEM or
approved alternative methodology maintenance for all assigned
equipment unless otherwise justified and approved.
- Directs the Preventive Maintenance services operations,
inventory, scheduling, and assignments. Reviews the work of staff.
Monitors status of work orders, estimates, requests, and purchases
of materials and equipment.
- Provides overall leadership for the department by setting the
tone, expectations and providing continuous evaluation, feedback
and reports on the department`s performance. Drafts and implements
operating procedures, staff work plans, and Key Performance
Indicators (KPI's), benchmarking with RS Means and OEM service
guidelines to achieve desired accountability, cost controls,
compliance and efficiency of the department.
- Develops Preventive Maintenance staffing plans and oversees
staff, including hiring, development, motivation and evaluation of
staff through coaching, mentoring, and training.
- Establishes an effective culture by ensuring accountability and
creating a performance management focus by setting standards and
key performance targets in areas of safety, customer complaints,
efficiency, and inventory control.
- Prepares project cost estimates, scope of work, Request for
Proposal's (RFP's), Request for Qualifications (RFQ's), and
bid/contract documents. Conducts inspection of work, evaluates
work, resolves employee/contractor issues, approves pay
applications/contract changes, and approves final acceptance of
- Develops short and long-range plans to meet state mandates,
negotiates contracts with sub-contractors and consultants, and
makes policy recommendations in the development of programs.
- Assists in the continuous integration of sustainable Best
Practices into the daily management and operations of the
- Responds to emergencies on weekends, holidays, and after hours
while ensuring prompt communication to employees, business
associates and internal/external customers.
- Confers with university staff at all levels and provide
technical expertise, assistance and advice regarding Preventive
Maintenance projects, develops and presents recommendations and
reports as requested.
- Performs other job-related duties as required.
Bachelors and 5 years experience.
Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical
aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or
the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline.
Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal,
directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or
an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is
directly related to the type of work being performed.
Requires a minimum of five (5) years of directly job-related
Requires a valid Texas Driver's License.
Additional Information / Preferred Qualifications:
Prefer five (5) years or more of commercial preventive maintenance
experience of large commercial buildings, i.e., schools, hospitals,
military bases or hotels, etc.
Will consider experience in lieu of education.
*Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply!
Notes to Applicant:
Please include a minimum of 3
professional references with your attachments.