- Supervises the day-to-day custodial and/or maintenance
operations of a unit, department, or school building within the
University. 2. Participates in the development and implementation
of policies and procedures for building maintenance and develops
preventative maintenance schedules. 3. Conducts building
inspections and coordinates repairs and maintenance to facility and
physical plant. 4. Determines staff assignments, tool and equipment
requirements, and procedures for projects and work requests. 5.
Plans, estimates, coordinates, and follows-up on repairs,
renovations, and trade projects. 6. Coordinates activities for
service response with various trades; ensures timely delivery and
completion of service work in assigned buildings and surrounding
areas. 7. Develops detailed work plans and establishes daily
assignment priorities and time schedules for staff. 8. Responsible
for ensuring up to date maintenance programs and operating
procedures are in place to meet all customer needs and regulatory
requirements (e.g. building codes, OSHA etc). 9. Interacts with
internal contacts to arrange for custodial or physical plan
services and to discuss maintenance and renovation projects. 10.
Interacts with outside contacts to discuss maintenance, renovation
and construction plans to arrange for repairs or to obtain price
quote information. 11. Manages a staff of non-exempt employees. 12.
May perform other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor's Degree in a related field. Five years of related work
experience or an equivalent combination of education and
Background Check Requirements
All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment
background screening for this position, which may include motor
vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on
the position description and job requirements. All offers are
contingent upon the successful completion of the background check.
Please visit www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/screening/faqs.html for
additional information on the background check requirements and
This position is located in the Science area of the University.
Previous experience with research/lab/medical facilities settings
and exposure to building systems, HVAC, plumbing and/or electrical
trades is necessary for the success of this position.
The Facilities Superintendent, provides direct supervision, and
coordination of all Facilities services in assigned areas including
custodial services, physical plant, and grounds activities to
support the maintenance of University buildings. The Facilities
Superintendent directs and inspires customer focused teams
providing cleaning and maintenance services and coordinates these
services with internal and external customers and service
providers. Develops procedures and process to continually improve
service and quality with regular customer contact to identify
needs. The Facilities Superintendent plans, organizes and follows
up on all work unit repairs, renovations, and trade projects.
Facilities Superintendents are integral to the Facilities teams
delivering Construction and Renovation projects in their respective
areas. As individuals who are keenly aware and responsible for all
Facilities activities, they work closely with Project Managers as
members of the Project Team. They serve as the main point of
communication between building users and the project team to
discuss facilities schedules, occupant issues and to raise any
potential problems on the project. The Facilities Superintendent
participates in turning over the completed project to Facilities
Operations and assists in verifying that the punch list has been
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
Knowledge of facilities management including exposure to
building systems, HVAC, plumbing and/or electrical trades.
Experience supervising unionized employees. Experience in an
academic institutional, research or medical facilities setting.
The intent of this job description is to provide a
representative summary of the essential functions that will be
required of the position and should not be construed as a
declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the
particular position. Employees will be assigned specific
job-related duties through their hiring departments.
Affirmative Action Statement:
Yale University considers applicants for employment without
regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an
individual's sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as
a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate
on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or
expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects
people from sex discrimination in educational programs and
activities at institutions that receive federal financial
assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the
University's Title IX Coordinator, at TitleIX@yale.edu, or to the
U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor,
Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone:
617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email: