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Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1 250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation's legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation's capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Manager of Facilities

University of Maryland, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering – College Park, MD

Primary liaison between the Laboratory for Physical Sciences and UMD Physical Plant, Engineering, Architectural Services, and Procurement, on all matters pertaining to facility operations and maintenance. Coordinate the operational aspects of the property in a manner which protects, maintains, and improves the facility. Coordinate and work with the United States Army Corps of Engineers to inspect the property a minimum of two times per year to determine condition and extent of service required. Actively manage emergency service requests, as required. Develop property specific multi-year capital improvement project plans. Supervise facility house keeping personnel. Manage the processes to complete projects. Manage third-party contractors/vendors engaged in operating and maintaining property. Monitor service contractors and vendors, ensuring that terms and conditions of service agreements are met. Coordinate and manage work assignments among building technicians, vendors, and contractors. Review backlogged work orders to ensure that assignments are completed. Review price quotes for the procurement of parts, services, and labor for projects.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent plus two years of related experience.

Knowledge of facilities management fundamentals, construction methods, machines and tools, architectural and engineering drawings, facility maintenance planning, property inventory methods, facility condition inspection, acquisition and contracting procedures, building codes, service contracts, facility warranty agreements, physical plant operation, health and safety practices and procedures, environmental safety practices and procedures. Skill in communication, project management, formulating cost and planning estimates, architectural and engineering drawings, choosing tools and test equipment, troubleshooting, installation, interpersonal relationships, and negotiations.
• Ability to communicate both verbally and written with customers and other employees both one-on-one and during meetings.
• Must have attention to detail and critically think through and resolve problems.
• Must have customer service skills and be able to maintain a consistent, high level of service.
• Must have ability to multi-task, manage multiple accounts and establish priorities.

Candidates must hold U.S. citizenship and be willing to obtain the appropriate security clearance.

Experience working with state and federal facility mandates, managing multiple vendors, and capital projects preferred. Familiarity with and understanding of the United States Army Corps of Engineers mandates, roles, and responsibilities are helpful.

Best Consideration Date: October 17, 2014

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Junior Equipment Engineer

University of Maryland, Laboratory for Physical Sciences – College Park, MD

Candidate will assist with emergency troubleshooting and repair of major semiconductor processing equipment. Candidate will follow preventative maintenance schedule and assist with preventative maintenance on equipment and peripheral support infrastructure. Candidate will be assist in maintaining equipment spares inventory and support consumables (e.g. pumps and chiller) rotation.

Bachelor's degree in engineering, physics, chemistry or related field is required (or equivalent combination of education and experience). Position is entry level; however, candidate must demonstrate mechanical inclination, basic troubleshooting skills, willingness to learn, and possess a positive, team-oriented attitude. Work is conducted in a Cleanroom and will involve minor chemical processing/handling.

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The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.