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Facilities System Specialist

Apply now Job No: 501017
Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Research Staff
Department: Sustainment Tech Transiti - 250420
Pay Grade: T4 - Non Exempt
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Position Summary:

Are you interested in working for UDRI, a national leader in scientific and engineering research, serving government, industry and nonprofit customers? UDRI invites qualified candidates to apply for our Facilities System Specialist opening!

Operates, monitors and maintains utilities, including heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) setup, maintenance and balancing, electrical, compressed air, bulk gas systems,water for injection (WFI), purified water and process equipment. Maintains, troubleshoots and repairs facilities mechanical components and electrical equipment and systems in accordance with standard operating procedures (SOP), internal requirements, manufacturer's specifications and safety policies. Develops, maintains and secures a spare parts inventory of basic maintenance hand and power tools. Recommends purchase of maintenance tools, equipment and supplies as required to streamline processes and increase efficiency. Assists engineers in developing methods and procedures to control or improve facilities processes. Commissions new equipment and processes and maintains overall facility reliability.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school graduate or its equivalent plus a minimum of twelve years of related technical experience is required
Working knowledge of code, applicable laws in relation to electrical, structural, plumbing, HVAC, etc
Experience leading and working projects connecting in general contractors and sub-contractors
Experience with reading and interpreting construction drawings and CAD
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Programs
Strong Attention to Detail
Highly organized
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Self-motivated with ability to work with no supervision
Familiarity with Sharepoint
Due to the nature of this position, US citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

Bachelor's Degree in engineering discipline or applicable field of study or a minimum of 3 years directly related experience in facilities engineering and management
Experience with leases and lease management
Proven experience in customer facing roles
Demonstrated experience working with and leading a multi-disciplinary team(s)
Direct experience working with facility landlords and contractors in relation to construction and maintenance
Availability to travel 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.

Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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