HVAC and Plumbing Services Manager

Multnomah County
February 4, 2024
Portland, OR
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Job Summary: Do you have experience in strategic and operational planning, development, and oversight of HVAC and plumbing maintenance systems for a substantial building portfolio? Do you have experience successfully managing multiple, complex, concurrent projects and leading journey-level trade workers? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join Multnomah County’s Facilities and Property Management Division as an HVAC and Plumbing Services Manager.

In this position, you will manage the operations of the Facilities Building Automation System (BAS), Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning (HVAC), Fire Suppression, and Plumbing Programs. You will oversee the development and implementation of procedures and processes to operate, maintain, and repair HVAC and plumbing systems for County-owned and leased facilities. Our ideal candidate is comfortable interacting with people at all levels in an organization, can work independently and proactively, and thrives in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • HVAC and Plumbing Services Management: 1) Provide strategic direction; 2) assess HVAC and plumbing service needs; 3) develop Countywide BAS, HVAC, fire suppression, and plumbing services to remain current with industry standards and benefit from energy savings opportunities; and 4) develop and manage annual operating budgets.
  • Staff Supervision and Development: Train, mentor, motivate, and resolve conflicts between staff to maintain a collaborative and equitable work environment.
  • Contract Administration: Oversee the preparation of contracts and participate in the continuing development of contracted services including contract solicitation, assisting in resolving vendor issues, addressing warranty concerns, and negotiating contract changes.
  • Construction Project Management Oversight: Develop scope, solicit funding, initiate projects, minimize program impacts, monitor progress, and oversee the completion of projects on a County-wide basis.
  • Division Support: Participate on the division management team.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years of industry-related experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position (HVAC and plumbing services management experience), AND A bachelor's degree (in lieu of a degree, we will consider equivalent years (7 to 10 years) of qualifying training and/or experience).
  • This position requires a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to pass multiple criminal history records checks, including OSP CJIS and ORCHARDS, should a job offer be extended.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications: Be deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, and diversity. Strong managerial experience that supports a work culture of respect, trust, and understanding and will contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives.

Compensation: $81,088.00 - $124,272.27 Annually (DOE)

Apply Online: Please apply on Multnomah County's Jobs page: https://multco.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Multco_Jobs/details/HVAC-and-Plumbing-Services-Manager_R-13578.

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