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Assistant Manager Trades Shop (Utility Systems)

Apply now Job no: 498847
Department: Utility Enterprise
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Hourly Staff
Categories: Skilled Trades
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Assistant Manager Trades Shop (Utility Systems)


Hours Per Week:


Job Summary:


Assists in overseeing repair or construction of university facilities or property which require specialized training in a skilled trade. Directly supervises at least nine (9) classified staff. This position is responsible for organizing and directing the operation and maintenance of the Central Steam Plant, the campus wide steam, condensate and hot water distribution system, and the outlying boilers in all University properties. Supervises the 24/7 Central Power Plant/Utility Group rotating shifts and maintenance employees of various trades. The hours for this position are typically Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.


Duties/Physical Demands:

Supervises nine (9) or more skilled trade personnel in shop; assists in enforcing policies and procedures; establishes schedules and assigns tasks; monitors and evaluates performance; makes recommendations regarding discipline.
Assists with overseeing shop operations; sets priorities and schedules projects; prepares cost estimates.
Reviews completed work of employees and contractors; ensures that any needed changes or corrections are made.
Researches and evaluates new materials and equpiment; makes recommendations regarding purchase.
Maintains inventory of parts and supplies; reorders as necessary; maintains department records and work orders.
May assist in maintenance and repair work as needed.


Minimum Qualifications:

Requires 18 months training beyond high school in a skilled trade and four years of experience in that trade, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid drivers license is required. A current Ohio Stationary Engineers License is required.


Desired Qualifications:

Extensive knowledge and experience in medium pressure boiler, electrical generator operations, along with experience maintaining and repairing boilers, generators and their auxiliary support equipment. Supervisory experience is desired.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the procedures and equipment of a particular skilled trade
Supervisory skills
Mechanical aptitude
Ability to read and understand blueprints and/or mechanical diagrams


EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
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A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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