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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Senior Supervisor, Preventive Maintenance in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Senior Supervisor, Preventive Maintenance

  • Job Number: 23910

  • Functional Area: Facilities Operations

  • Department: Dof Repair & Maintenance

  • School Area: Department of Facilities

  • Employment Type: Full-Time

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

  • Schedule: M-F, 7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

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    Job Description

SENIOR SUPERVISOR, PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE (PM), Facilities-Repair and Maintenance (R&M), to manage the preventive maintenance teams and contract vendors--under the supervision of the manager of R&M--to provide superior customer service and maintain all buildings and systems. Will also be responsible for providing leadership and ongoing supervision of all PM supervisors and provide standby supervisory coverage in R&M on a rotating basis on weekends and holidays.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: high school diploma or its equivalent; at least five years of experience in building operations and maintenance service; supervisory experience in a repair and maintenance setting with oversight over mechanical systems; direct experience with HVAC and instrument tech systems and operation and the ability to direct a staff of tradespersons in the repair and maintenance of a wide range of equipment; ability to troubleshoot and determine building issues and recommend necessary changes and to interact with other trade groups and coordinate building repairs; proficiency with scheduling and planning work and ability to manage work orders and make good sound judgments when prioritizing daily work; excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills; experience with computers systems, CMMS programs, e-mail, and the Internet; MA wastewater license or willingness to obtain a license; and demonstrated ability to manage a large PM workload in academic, office, lab, and housing buildings. PREFERRED: bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline. Job #23910-10 Work conditions: maneuvering in and around mechanical rooms and on rooftops; exposure to unusual noise levels, tight spaces, varied temperatures, and outside environmental conditions with no protection from the weather for short periods of time; working in research labs that contain hazardous materials; exposure to infrastructure environments such as mechanical, electrical, and plumbing; moving objects weighing 10 to 20 lbs.; and traversing long distances and/or moving from site to site. Repair and Maintenance is a 24/7 operation. Must be available to respond to off-hour emergencies and standby supervisory coverage on a rotating basis on weekends and holidays. 4/8/24