Supervisor of District Energy Systems (DES)

Reporting to the Manager of District Energy Systems, the Supervisor will be responsible for the day to day operation, repair and maintenance of the utility production and distribution of the Manhattanville campus boiler and chiller plants, as well as all the auxiliary systems and machinery, including the energy transfer stations located in the various campus buildings. The Supervisor manages workload across the unit to ensure a timely and quality response for service. Determines the most effective manner to allocate resources during periods of peak demand. Coordinates work activities with all levels of staff, including the clients and other supervisors as well as contractors and vendors. Establishes performance standards to meet the service expectations of a broad client base and productivity measures to identify and track progress and customer satisfaction. 

The Supervisor is responsible for monitoring and maintaining records of preventive maintenance on all applicable equipment and is directly responsible for tracking daily work performance; ensuring work is being performed effectively and efficiently. Assists in the preparation of requisitions, contracts, RFPs', and purchase orders. Develops and implements systems and processes to establish and maintain records for the DES. 

The Supervisor is responsible for the CMMS utilization by the DES personnel and ensures work is properly documented and completed in a timely manner. He / She oversees forepersons and workers to ensure the safe and reliable generation and distribution of utilities to the Manhattanville Campus and provides technical expertise in the operations, maintenance, repair and controls of the DES. The position will apply professional principles and judgment to assist with the planning, leadership, operations, maintenance, and administration of the DES. 

The supervisor will ensure effective operations and avoid unsafe conditions or service interruptions in any of the plant functions. Assume the duty of the Manager of the DES in the Manager's absence, also acting as the off shift Manhattanville campus facilities engineering supervisor. Supervisor will be on a rotating shift which will include 12 and 8 hour shifts plus vacation relief for shift supervisors.  

Bachelors' degree required; candidates may substitute 6 years of related professional experience in lieu of the degree requirement

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