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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/03/22

Applications Due11/23/22

Vacancy ID106071

AgencyUniversity at Buffalo

TitleC220079 - Maintenance Supervisor 1 - Campus Operations

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade14

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $49703 to $49703 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 7 AM

To 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Erie

Street Address XXX

City Buffalo


Zip Code14214

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
Non-competitive: one year of trade experience subsequent to the completion of an apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience such as that required for a Service & Repair Mechanic (HVAC-R).

Preferred Qualifications:
EPA Universal Certification
Certifications from Siemens or Andover Controls training schools
Any Certifications from other bonafide training programs.

Physical Demands:
Bending, twisting, ability to lift 50 pounds, climb ladders, access equipment located on mezzanines, catwalks, basements and crawlspaces. Ability to work off ladders, scaffolding, in confined spaces and/or where air monitoring may be required. Work in loud/noisy dusty/dirty environments. Work with or around high-pressure steam, high-voltage electrical systems and rotating equipment.

Duties Description Position Summary:
This is a working supervisory role in which the candidate should expect to spend a majority of their time in the field servicing and repairing HVAC controls equipment and systems. In this supervisory role, you will be responsible for oversight, diagnosis and coordination of repairs for multiple building mechanical control and Building Management Systems (BMS) that control HVAC equipment. You will be leading the team as well as utilizing strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.

Duties include:

• This is a first-line Supervisory position that directs, coordinates and prioritizes a variety of installation, repair, and maintenance tasks.
• You will be working with commercial HVAC mechanical systems, interpreting information from prints, drawings and specification manuals related to repairs.
• Encourage a culture of Safety, and arrange for ongoing staff training. Create a team-environment where all members can excel.
• You will be handling sensitive employee issues including performance appraisals.
• Respond to after-hours and weekend emergencies in the event of significant equipment failure.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Departmental Operating Needs:
The candidate must have demonstrated experience and understanding of commercial/institutional HVAC mechanical equipment, systems, controls and sequence of operations for air handling units, roof top units, VAV boxes, fan coil units, fume hoods, unit heaters, exhaust fans, variable speed drives, humidifiers and all other institutional equipment and systems. The candidate must have:

• Experience and understanding with the ability to diagnose, service, repair and replace direct digital control (DDC) building automation equipment (BAS)
• Strong networking and computer experience with the ability to network and program DDC BAS equipment and systems
• The ability to read and interpret prints, drawings and specification manuals related to repairs and new construction of HVAC BAS
• The ability to communicate subject matter effectively with subordinates, engineering staff and contractors
• Proficiency with computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) and an electronic work order system

Candidate must also demonstrate effective communication skills.

The successful candidate must:
• Detail their qualifications and submit appropriate documentation with their application
• Explain and demonstrate their skills and competency for this position
• Communicate well with other employees and customers
• Possess and have demonstrated positive customer service skills
• Understand and follow written and oral instructions
• Be willing and able to respond to after hour calls resulting from equipment and system failures that may arise at any time of day or any day of the week

The incumbent may be required to work during adverse weather conditions to ensure continuous operation of all BMS and HVAC systems.

Since the activities of other employees depend upon the availability of the employee in this position, reliable attendance is a factor that will be considered when filling this vacancy.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name John Wojcik

Telephone 7166455263


Email Address


Street XXX

City Buffalo

State NY

Zip Code 14214


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