Position Classification Title: Dir,Project Devt & Engineering
Position Classification Code: K1025
Job Family: Grounds and Facilities
Pay Level: 13
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
This position is responsible for associative leadership of the Office of Facilities & Services (OFS) division; and direct management of the NMSU core facilities departments, each led by Directors for university maintenance, building operations which includes custodial & grounds, and utilities which includes cogeneration plant. Direct management of the NMSU facilities engineering team, specialty technicians, and the Projects Department in the Office of Facilities & Services division.
Standard Duties:
Oversees the supervision of personnel, which includes work allocation, training, promotion and enforcement of internal procedures and controls and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates and mentors employees to achieve peak productivity and performance. Establish required certifications and licenses. Technical resource and support of both NMSU and OFS audit services and implementation of internal controls;oversees compliance in areas of direct responsibilities. Represent NMSU to external entities. Overall development and administration of the operating and the annual capital budget, specifically the Building Renewal and Repair (BRR). Develop, establish, and continuously improve project development processes through developing standards, specifications, and inspections through the evolution of design development of concept. Solve the academic, administrative, functional, construction, and facilities service needs of university and system locations. Review and approve building alterations, expansions, construction and other types of engineering projects including installation of equipment, utility and facility equipment replacement. Full technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and design of mechanical, electrical, civil and energy management systems for new facilities, major renovations, maintenance projects, and infrastructure renewal and replacement projects. Develops and manages master plans for the infrastructure of building and utilities systems. Plans and develops engineering solutions for projects to include building systems, site utility, campus infrastructure distribution, and major building projects. Ensures compliance with city, state, and federal codes and regular inspection of facilities, equipment and systems. Improves safety conditions in project design and during construction with support of the Environmental, Health and Safety Department. Leads and supports the development, evolution, implementation and continuous improvement of division wide initiatives that include the following: Policies, standards, procedures and practices for related facilities services and functions, partnering programs for resource leveraging, and mutual benefit with university facilities service providers. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of equal opportunity and affirmative action programs. Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures. Knowledge of organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures. Knowledge of financial/business analysis techniques. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with the management of utility systems within a deregulated environment preferred.
Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management. Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures. Strategic planning skills. Outstanding interpersonal and community relations skills and the ability to communicate and work effectively within a diverse community. Employee development and performance management skills.
Ability to provide technical guidance and leadership to professional personnel in area of expertise. Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart information to a range of clientele and/or media sources. Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments. Ability to identify and secure alternative funding/revenue sources. Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments. Ability to negotiate and manage contractual arrangements. Ability to participate in the planning and construction of new buildings, as well as major renovation and repair projects.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Eight (8) years of increasingly progressive management experience in one or more areas that report to this position.
   Equivalency- Any equivalent combination of education or experience as approved by HRS.
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