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Property/Project Manager, Facilities Engineering

Apply now Job no: 495607
Full time/Part time: Full-time
Location: Newark, South Orange
Categories: Administrator

This position is an administrative position with responsibility for maintaining and upgrading the physical plant facilities at the Newark campus in a clean, safe and optimum operational condition. In the execution of these responsibilities, the manager must develop an ongoing program of maintenance, preventative maintenance, and renovation / modernization. The Manager is also responsible for the management of construction projects and repairs so as to meet the ever-changing needs of the University. Responsibility will be primarily at the Newark campus but will include all University locations.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

Supervises skilled in-house and outsourced trades and services. The trades include, but are not limited to, carpenters, electricians, general maintenance, grounds, HVAC, locksmiths, mason, painters, and plumbers. Work is identified and assigned through an automated work order system and includes routine repairs, preventative maintenance, and small alterations. Maintain all NJDEP air permit and green house gas monitoring, compliance, and reporting. Perform fire and safety compliance inspections. Perform safety and compliance training for facilities employees and contractors.

Prepares, justifies, and administers an annual operating budget. This is comprised of salaries, material and parts, and utilities. Oversees an energy management program to monitor all equipment in the buildings.

Provides project management for all facilities projects. Using Microsoft programs, tracks the estimated, budgeted, and actual costs associated with all projects.

Coordinates with various professional, technical and enforcement staff personnel: architects, engineers, inspectors from state agencies (DCA, DEP), construction firms, and code officials. Prepares and reviews requests for proposals, reviews bids from the contractors, negotiates and recommends contracts to be awarded. Also manages the contract and payment process.

Will support Facilities Engineering responsibilities at all University locations as requested by the Director of Facilities.

Required Qualifications:

Maintenance program, utility operation and installation (eg. water, gas, storm, sanitary, and electrical lines) construction methods, accounting, contract administration.

Estimate project costs and prepare project budgets, compare and analyze different methods of construction to provide the most efficient installations.

Supervise and oversee all aspects of maintenance and capital improvements performed by outside contractors, track schedules, budgets, and costs, negotiate with contractors.

Must be able to use the standard Microsoft Office programs, computer assisted design (Autocad), work order system, Archibus.

Bachelor's Degree (Civil, mechanical, electrical engineering, arch

Desired Qualifications:

Master's Degree: Engineering, Arch

Licenses and Certificates:

Professional Engineering License preferred or AIA License

Salary Grade:

AD190 - Administrative



Physical Demands:

General Office Environment

Special Instructions to Applicants:


Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.

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