The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Facilities Maintenance Manager - Facilities Manager Security Services

Hiring department Div of Housing & Food
Monthly salary $5,000+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 430PM
Posting number 13-11-01-01-5006
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

May be required to work overtime and will be on call 24/7. Will be required to carry a cell phone and respond when called. Must be able to work under stress, as a team member, independently, in various work areas, and exercise good safety habits and accept supervision. Utilize good interpersonal communication skills. Candidate selected must provide verification of education and/or experience.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


The Facilities Maintenance Manager oversees and manages the Locks, Keys, Building Access Control, Door Hardware and Video Surveillance (CCTV) for 14 residence halls, 715 apartments and 5 dining centers. This position is responsible for preparing and implementing safety and security policies and procedures.

Essential Functions

1) Supervise staff in the installation, maintenance repair in the Lock, Access Control,and CCTV.Supervise 1 Technical Trades Supervisor, 5 mechanic technicians. Inspect and/or oversee inspection of all jobs, monitor progress, and estimate time for projects and maintenance. Meet regularly with Supervisor and staff to ensure work schedules are followed and supervision of staff is provided. Facilitate all staff work orders. Keep the Director of Facilities Operations informed at all times. 2)Develop procedures and policies for security of all DHFS buildings. Develop and maintain written procedures for security and control of all keys for DHFS. Review all emergency work orders and follow up on status. Must be able to drive a UT vehicle and maintain an acceptable driving record. Attend weekly and monthly meetings as scheduled. 3)Perform actual work in the field as needed. Initiate and prepare new building/floor master and individual room key bitting for lock changes per floor or building as needed or required. Initiate and prepare new codes for all programmable locks when security has been compromised. Monitor lock changes, track and maintain inventory. Ensure security level is maintained with any change. 4) Prepare working drawings and write detailed project scope for contracted projects. Review submittals and blueprints. Make recommendations for projects. Prepare estimates and evaluate estimates prepared by staff or outside sources. Ensure contractors work meets the standards of the University and the Division of Housing and Food Service. Meet with contractors and vendors as needed to ensure the desired result is achieved. Monitor project cost and status. 5) Prepare detailed specifications and make recommendations for purchasing material and equipment. Ensure all repairs and scheduled maintenance of equipment is made. Review new products and determine if usage would benefit DHFS. 6) Monitor security problems and concerns of residents, vendors and contractors. Maintain a good working relationship with UTPD. Work with all departments as needed or required. Coordinate work with Facilities Services, Utilities, and other departments. Work closely with internal customers in all areas of DHFS operation. 7) Use good tact, diplomacy and judgment when dealing with students, residents, staff, employees, vendors, and contractors. Approve time records for staff, review evaluations of staff and evaluate the Technical Trade Supervisor. Interview and hire new employees, initiate corrective action when needed. Ensure staff is aware of all DHFS policies and expectations of following these policies. 8) Arrange employee training, keep up with current issues (such as OSHA). Communicate all current issues and safety measures to supervisors and ensure this is provided to all staff. Track training and ensure staff completes all state and federal mandated training. Promote and encourage Diversity and Development Initiatives such as training, working with peers and students, accepting change, and cross training of staff.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Marginal/Incidental functions

At times work in stressful environments. Exercise good safety habits. Work independently as well as in shared spaces. Other related duties and functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Demonstration of the competencies listed in the Competencies Profile typically acquired through an Associate Degree and journey level training in multiple crafts such as journey level card access technician, card access software, locksmith technician, CCTV, key control programming, and door operator installations. Five years of experience in a specific craft including three years in a supervisory capacity. Use of trades tools, personal computer and other standard office equipment. Experience with inventory control and accountability. Applicant selected must have an acceptable 3 year driving record and maintain an acceptable driving record and valid license throughout employment. Demonstrated excellent communication skills. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Ten years of journey level experience in multiple crafts such as: journey level card access technician, card access software, locksmith technician, CCTV, key control programming, door operator installations. Five years experience in a supervisory capacity managing and supervising a facilities maintenance operation. UT experience. Experience working in a Residence Hall or similar environment that provides support to students.

Working conditions

Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving Pushing, Pulling and Moving a max force of 212 lbs and Lifting and Moving 80 lbs. This position requires testing for strength and agility prior to employment.

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