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Facilities Superintendent

Company: Yale University
Location: New Haven
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Essential Duties

  1. 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 experience.

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 for additional information on the background check requirements and process.

Position Focus:

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 completed.

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.

Posting Disclaimer

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, 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:

Keywords: Yale University, New Haven , Facilities Superintendent, Other , New Haven, Connecticut

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