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Supervisor, Building Maintenance

at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

Job Description

Under limited direction of the Maintenance Manager oversees all maintenance activities for Electrical, Carpentry and Fire Protection/Security System crews serving the Bar Harbor and Ellsworth facilities.

Key Responsibilities:
Technical Oversight & Responsibility
Oversee preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance on all associated assets to ensure safe, reliable, and efficient operation of the facility.
Interact with internal clients, Jax Engineering and associated contractors to establish accurate scope of requested work, effective scheduling and timely execution of work.
Perform QA inspections on completed and in-progress maintenance & improvement projects for conformance with institutional standards and engineering specifications.
Analyze operational, maintenance and energy data to predict operating inefficiencies and initiate proactive repair & modification of operating equipment and systems to enable continuous reliable and economic service.
Organize, maintain, and ensure proper use and care of an inventory of tools, test equipment, spare parts and supplies.
Leadership and Management Responsibilities
Supervise Maintenance Technicians including recommendations for hiring, firing, performance evaluation, training, work allocation, and problem resolution.
Acts as a primary contact and liaison for maintenance & construction contractors and regulatory agencies working with facility related topics.
Acts as a role model to educate and communicate the importance of the maintenance and uptime of facilities system.

Fiscal Responsibilities
Prepare budgets and work scopes for contracted maintenance activities.
Prepares bid specifications and negotiates with contractors and vendors to develop and award service and maintenance contracts.
Manage established budgets for maintenance, assigned projects and energy use.
Provide input on long term capital improvement plans and annual budget process for facility related cost centers.

Safety & Quality
Ensure that safety of personnel, animals and physical assets are of the highest degree.
Ensure that safety and environmental policies and procedures are adhered to including but not limited to OSHA, lock out-tag out, confined space entry, MSDS, and required federal, state, and local codes and regulations.
Work with EHS to maintain a high level of safety training for Maintenance employees and participate in the review and development of safety related processes and procedures.
Monitor quality of maintenance and project related tasks to ensure minimal rework.
Take personal responsibility for the maintenance of required environments in animal rooms and research spaces. Ensure the continuous monitoring of environments and appropriate response to variances in accordance with established SOPs. The incumbent in this role is critical to the protection of the animal population.
Continuously monitor established SOPs for compliance and completeness. Strive to improve upon existing process.

Requirements
Record of successful leadership in a technical environment. Ability to supervise and train staff, including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Two year technical Degree (or equivalent) in a related field with minimum 5 years experience.
Knowledge of fire protection systems, utilities, electrical distribution systems, and building trades (carpentry/masonry), including maintenance, troubleshooting, diagnosis, and repair.
Knowledge of computerized maintenance management principles as related to work flow, scheduling, supplies, equipment, and inventory control.

Demonstrated computer, organizational, and technical reading experience
Records keeping skills for regulatory and in house documents.
Ability to read, understand and audit engineering drawings.
Ability to interpret utility plant operational data and make service decisions.

About JAX:
The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with more than 2,400 employees. Headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, it has a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in Augusta, Maine, a genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Connecticut, and facilities in Ellsworth, Maine, Sacramento, California, and Shanghai, China. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.
JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients' lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune... For full info follow application link.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 778383

Posted On: Jul 02, 2022

Updated On: Jul 02, 2022