Maintenance Manager - 531937

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY   Miami, FL   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on April 2, 2024
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Florida International University is a top public university that drives real talent and innovation in Miami and globally. Very high research (R1) activity and high social mobility come together at FIU to uplift and accelerate learner success in a global city by focusing in the areas of environment, health, innovation, and justice. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers. FIU serves a diverse student body of more than 56,000 and 290,000 Panther alumni. U.S. News and World Report places dozens of FIU programs among the best in the nation, including international business at No. 2. Washington Monthly Magazine ranks FIU among the top 20 public universities contributing to the public good.

 Maintenance Manager - 531937

Job Summary:

Manages the day-to-day activities and operations including buildings, vehicles and equipment maintenance; coordinates assigned activities with other divisions, outside agencies and residents. Provides highly responsible and complex staff assistance to the Assistant Director of Housing Facilities.

  • Evaluates and manages the productivity and effectiveness of the department's maintenance and preventative maintenance programs for all FIU residential facilities. Supervises, coordinates, and evaluates staff maintenance mechanic and support workers and temporary maintenance workers.
  • Conducts periodic inspections for all residence hall facilities (air conditioning, plumbing, fire protection, electrical, flooring, life safety, etc.). Prepares reports and maintains records for inspections, repairs, and maintenance for residential facilities, equipment, and supplies.
  • Supervises the repairs and maintenance of air conditioning units, ranges, electrical water heaters, and other mechanical systems.
  • Monitors and evaluates work compliance for department's renovations, capital projects and special projects (minor construction projects including carpentry, masonry, plumbing, and electrical work).
  • Monitors, repairs, and safeguards building safety systems and standards. Provides in-service training to staff on topics relating to building maintenance and safe work practices. Complies with applicable safety regulation and policies.
  • Takes disciplinary actions as necessary. Makes necessary changes in workflows, personnel, and responsibilities in order to achieve professional and timely results. Monitors completion and response time for work orders issues.
  • Ensures reliable after hour responses from personnel in case of facility emergencies.
  • Monitors and authorizes maintenance purchases for equipment and maintenance supplies. Certifies and approves supply receipts. Maintains budgets including monitors expenses, researches purchase options, prepares requisitions and reconciles invoices. Has signature authority on maintenance purchases for all residential facilities. Evaluates and makes recommendations regarding the purchase of maintenance tools, equipment, and replacement parts. Assists with the preparation of the annual maintenance budget and monitors building inventory.
  • Manages the preventative maintenance programs.
  • Assists the Assistant Director with developing and implementing operating policies and procedures that will advance the quality of services.
  • Maintains contact with outside vendors to provide maintenance needs. Represents the department's interest when utilizing outside vendors to perform work within the residential facilities. May be asked to negotiate pricing and ensure quality performance. Arranges for purchases and established blanket purchase orders.
  • May work evenings and weekends on a rotational basis responding to facility emergency for MMC residential facilities.
  • Assists in the implementation of existing guidelines, policies, and procedures. Recommends new or improved guidelines, policies and/or procedures.
  • Performs essential duties during any emergencies, such as hurricanes, storms and/or any other University emergency closing. Is expected to be available to report to work as needed during University emergency closings with appropriate notification by department administrator.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and five (5) years of maintenance experience including two (2) years of supervisory experience ; OR nine (9) of maintenance experience including two (2) years of supervisory experience; OR an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.

Job Category: Administrative

Advertised Salary: $70,000 - $75,000

Work Schedule:

Begin time: 8:30AM
End time: 5:00PM

Working Conditions:

  • Operating University Vehicles (all types)

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Criminal Background Check
  • Driver's License Check
  • Fingerprinting Check

Other Information:

  • On call 24 hour by 7 day for possible emergency situations.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed.
  • Shift may vary according to departmental needs.

For further information or to apply, please visit and reference Job Opening ID #  531937

Pay Transparency

Florida International University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.