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Job Standard for Building Operations

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The statements on this job standard are intended to describe the general nature of the role and level of work being performed. They are not intended to represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the employee.

Building Operations Overview

  • Work Type: Professional
  • Job Code: 75874
  • Pay Grade: P6
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Career Level: Intermediate
  • Family: Campus Planning & Facilities
  • Function: Facilities Operations Services


This position will oversee the day-to-day operations of the building and assist with related projects within the department facilities. Will provide working support for the facilities group with the objectives of safely, efficiently, and effectively operating facility equipment and systems in a cost-effective manner. Will direct the construction, repair, and preventive maintenance programs and perform related work when applicable

Level Scope

Fully competent and productive professional contributor who applies acquired job skills, policies, and procedures to complete substantive assignments/projects/tasks of moderate scope and complexity. Works independently with general supervision; exercises judgment within defined guidelines and practices to determine appropriate action. May provide guidance and assistance to entry level professionals and/or support employees.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years experience or equivalent

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Detailed knowledge of building management, including general knowledge of utilities (electrical, plumbing, HVAC) and a general understanding of hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical, and electrical as it pertains to equipment functionality
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability resolving problems and anticipating future needs
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong analytical, research, and problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective, positive working relationships with diverse groups.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60% of Time the Building Operations must:

  • Evaluates physical, mechanical, and structural aspects of facilities
  • Collaborate closely with a variety of stakeholders, both internal and external, on all aspects of projects.
  • Plans, implements, and administers a preventive and predictive repairs and emergency maintenance programs for building and related equipment
  • Plan and coordinate equipment installations to include working with outside contractors
  • Fix minor issues with equipment
  • Monitor building infrastructure and implement repairs and improvements as needed
  • Coordinate renovations and relocations within the facility
  • Ensure that compliance of all regulatory laws and guidelines are met as they relate to the operations of the building’s infrastructure.
  • Reports on the buildings discrepancies
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations;
  • Works with Facilities and outside contractors to report and resolve issues, monitor maintenance activities for quality assurance.

35% of Time the Building Operations

Determined by department needs

5% of Time the Building Operations

Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Some positions may involve frequent bending, moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 50 pounds; some positions may involve moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 70 pounds; standing up to eight hours each day; working in all weather conditions; exposure to high noise levels and requiring wearing hearing protection.

This position regularly works indoors in office, shop and lab spaces. Entering laboratories where research is being conducted may involve hazardous materials that could be toxic, carcinogenic and/or explosive.

Travel Requirement

Not applicable for Building Operations

Career Path

Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.


Incumbents must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work.  Final employment offers are  contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual.  In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.