Engineer & HVAC Supervisor
Position # 20000089
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Under the direction of Assistant Director of Mechanical Trades, the Engineering Supervisor is responsible for the operations of Main Campus Engineering and Air Conditioning (AC) Shops serving all buildings on Main, Ambler and Dental School Campuses. Provides oversight of building and roving engineers on 2nd and 3rd shifts. Oversight includes trades-worker supervision and task assignment, technical assistance and training technicians to provide mechanical asset oversight, troubleshooting and repair for the institution. Provide other support including providing technical expertise to cross-department or University-wide projects; consulting with others as needed to coordinate the planning and execution of projects, and the delivery of a service to other departments within the University. Adheres to procedures and standards pertinent to area of responsibility. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Education & Experience:
Philadelphia Class A Engineer License desired. At least five years institutional mechanical trades supervisory experience. Demonstrated knowledge of HVAC, pumps, air handlers, VAV, CAV, building automation and all related systems common to university buildings and labs. Knowledge of air handling systems as a whole and ability to troubleshoot and accurately diagnose existing and potential problems. Understanding of ANSI and HVAC codes. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills & Abilities:
Must be able to work On-Call several weeks throughout the year and ability to work nights/weekends/early mornings
Must have a basic understanding of building codes
Proven supervisory skills with the ability to manage projects
Working knowledge of all applicable computer software including MS Office
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to effectively communicate with a diverse population
Demonstrated ability to read drawings, schematics, and one-line diagrams
Familiarity with all laws and regulations pertaining to equipment operation and repair
Ability to operate all standard engineering and facilities management equipment
This position requires a background check
This position requires a valid, current driver’s license
Temple University offers an array of benefits, such as generous paid time off, tuition remission, and a competitive pension plan.
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Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.
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