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University of Rochester Trades Supvr/Area Mgr - 238682 in Rochester, New York

Trades Supvr/Area Mgr Job ID 238682

Location Central Administration Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 053 UF&S Res Life Ops




Position Summary:

Inspects, manages and sets priorities on all activities within assigned shop operations. Coordinates projects occurring within these facilities while maintaining communications with all clients. Assists in development of budgets and manages operating revenues. Supervises assigned trade personnel. Makes recommendations on hiring, performance assessment, staff development, disciplines & terminations. Assists in the development of capital renewal program. Provides back up and coverage to the Operations/ Area Manager as needed for absences, assisting with projects, both internal and subcontracted, or to assist with operations during very busy seasons. Must be available for rotating on-call responsibilities. Must have working telephone and valid/ clean drivers license.


  • Supervises trades persons permanently assigned to area. Hires or makes recommendations for hiring, appraises performance, counsels, makes recommendations on promotions and other personnel matters; disciplines or makes recommendations for disciplinary action. Evaluates performance of assigned mechanics.

  • Continually surveys and inspects all area facilities for potential maintenance problems or deficiencies. Maintains records of deficiencies and implement corrective measures within budgetary limits where possible. Inspects regularly, all assigned facility structures and equipment for the purpose of determining current conditions. Documents conditions found to be sub-standard, establishes cost and priority for correction. Assists in the development and implementation of capital renewal and replacement programs.

  • Develops short- and long-term work assignments, monitors, assists and guides work performance within the area. Responsible for task assignment, coordination and guidance of all Facilities personnel working in the area. Enlists assistance of central efforts when required. Identifies and procures services of agents to specify and contract for work and provide project quality control and inspection for capital renewal and replacement projects in developing and administering all small projects occurring in the assigned facilities.

  • Manages operating revenues and expenses for budget compliance and implements cost reduction measures as necessary. Develops and manages annual operating budget for the facilities; includes authorization and/or follow-up of all material requisitions for the area. Inspects or otherwise verifies that all service requests and work performed within the area meets University standards. Determines and implements, with manager’s authorization, the best methods for cost reduction and operational improvements. Assists in development of policies and procedures governing all Division activities.

  • Assists Facilities Planning division for those users interested in space planning, improvements and modifications. Insures that consultants and contractors make necessary corrections so completed projects are approved, specified and maintain cost control. Insures that contractor operations do not disrupt other building operations. Insures that construction schedules meet schedule of client and total construction budget is consistent with client's budget.

  • Develops and maintains rapport with all Facility users. Establishes regular meetings and implements procedures to address concerns and problems. Provides resolution or appropriate feedback to concerned parties. Meets regularly with users regarding policy or procedural changes being implemented by the University. Develops and maintains rapport with other University Facilities Divisions. Assures Facilities efforts in accordance with the area users’ involvement and approval consistent with University and Department Policies, Procedures and Goals.

  • Manages Environmental Health & Safety inspection program and follows up as necessary. Supervises vehicle maintenance program for assigned vehicles. Supports maintenance of asbestos records. Administers furniture purchase and replacement programs. Maintains inventory of department furniture and equipment.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • AAS degree in a trade related discipline preferred.

  • 5 years of trade experience required

  • or equivalent combination of education and experience required

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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