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Medical University of South Carolina UNIV - Building Engineer - F&A-FAC Physical Plant in Charleston, South Carolina

FLSA: Salaried

Job Summary: Under limited Supervision, the Building Engineer (BE) acts as the primary point of contact for all Facilities activities in a group of assigned buildings. BE acts as liaison between building occupants, business managers, shop foremen, and Facilities servicing departments. BE claims ownership of problems that occur in assigned buildings and works through departmental managers and others to resolve the problem. Performs other related and unrelated duties as required.

Job Duties:

  • 30% - Responsible as the primary liaison to building occupants, shop supervisors and Facilities administration. Responsible for estimating alterations, renovations, and maintenance work requests and assuring that documents are properly processed for funding approval, scheduled, bid, contracted and completed in a timely manner. - (Essential)

  • 25% - Stay abreast of all work going on in assigned buildings. Be aware of special needs of the departments within assigned buildings such as exams, evening/weekend classes/ seminars, outages, etc. Review the statistical reports on outstanding work and work orders in assigned buildings. Report to the appropriate shop or supervisor any delays in scheduled work. Stay current on status (open, closed, etc.) of all work orders and zone purchase requisitions in assigned buildings. Participate in monthly work order review meetings with appropriate follow up. Maximize use of AiM and FixIT as tools to effectively and efficiently manage work in assigned buildings. - (Essential)

  • 20% - Promote excellence in regulatory and accreditation inspections. Inspect buildings on at least a monthly basis (or other approved frequency) to determine any work that needs to be done. Report any work to the appropriate shops. - (Essential)

  • 15% - Uses consistent meeting agendas, rounds on employees and customers, writes thank you notes. Ensures the EPMS process is completed fairly and in accordance with State and University requirements. - (Essential)

  • 10% - Provides leadership to direct reports. Holds team members accountable for the work they do, the behaviors they display, and their compliance with policies and procedures by providing them with clear and timely expectations, training and resources, coaching and counseling, communications and consequences. This includes, but is not limited to: - having regular meetings with your team members to communicate and listen - continually evaluating the work and attitudes of team members and taking appropriate action when needed - setting clear, timely, and consistent expectations when needed and to ensure mutual understanding - providing or arranging for training and/or resources as needed - providing clear, timely and consistent feedback - (Essential)

Preferred Experience & Additional Skills:

A bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture or engineering technology and four years journey-level engineering or architectural work experience. A master's degree in engineering or architecture and three years entry-level engineering or architectural