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The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Engineering
Experienced
Full-time - Permanent

Position: Manager, Maintenance & Operations (APC)

Department: Facilities Management

Annual Salary: $78,740 - $101,478 (Group 8)

Under the general direction of the Senior Director, Facilities Management, the Manager, Maintenance & Operations is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the electrical and mechanical systems, the maintenance of the buildings to provide safe, high quality physical facilities for staff, students and faculty on the University Campus, the operation and maintenance of the three Heating Plants, two Chiller Plants, Arena, emergency generators and associated equipment systems.

What you'll do

Responsibilities

The Manager holds the position of Chief Power Engineer for the Heating Plants and Chief Operator for the Arena Plant ensuring all relevant codes and acts are followed in accordance with the N.S. Department of Labour and Advanced Education. The Manager is also responsible for the maintenance of the grounds, minor building repairs, the energy conservation program and the operation of the Facilities Maintenance Management System. The Manager further acts as the University's Fire Marshal and on behalf of the Senior Director, Facilities Management during the Senior Director's absence from campus.

What you'll need

Qualifications

To be the successful Manager, Maintenance & Operations you will possess an Engineering Degree with five (5) years' experience plus a 4th class Stationary Engineer's Certificate or the ability to acquire the designation within 12 months OR a Certified trade with five (5) years' experience plus a 4th class Stationary Engineer's Certificate with five (5) years' related experience in addition to a minimum of three (3) years' Supervisory experience. Knowledge and experience of building systems and maintenance; the ability to work in a team environment; ability to manage budgets; and knowledge of construction management will ensure your success in this position. Dedication to relationship management and effective customer service skills are essential. This position requires the incumbent to be available to take emergency calls, 24 hours per day.

We're looking for

Core Skills

Facilities Operations Management Project Management Engineering Management Commercial Management Power Engineering

A little bit about us

Saint Mary’s University

Founded in 1802, Saint Mary's University is one of Canada's oldest and leading institutions of higher learning and has evolved into a vibrant and engaged community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni from more than 100 countries around the world. Saint Mary's University is home to one of Canada's leading business schools, a Science Faculty widely known for its cutting-edge research, a comprehensive and innovative Arts Faculty and a vibrant Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.

Saint Mary's University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary's University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

Apply for this opportunity online by visiting www.smu.ca/employment and use our online application system through CareerBeacon. Select the position you are interested in and apply by clicking the "Apply Now" button. Please include the names of three professional references. No telephone calls please.

The search committee will begin to consider applications on October 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Saint Mary's University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary's University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities.

Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

Saint Mary's University thanks all applicants for applying. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Saint Mary's University promotes a Healthy Campus including a Scent-Free environment and a Smoke-Free Campus

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