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Manager - NET ZERO Projects (3 year contract position)

Company: City of Cambridge
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: As a key member of the Cambridge Public School (CPS) and the City's Facilities Management Team, this position reports directly to the CPS Director of Facilities (DoF), working in close collaboration with the City's Owner's Project Manager (OPM), who is part of the City Manager's Office. Working in Collaboration with the OPM and the DoF, this position acts as the principal NZE operational monitoring person for the King Open/Cambridge Street Upper School & Community Complex, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Putnam Avenue Upper School, and the Tobin Montessori School and Vassal Lane Upper Schools Project. This position is the primary contact and liaison between the Owners Project Manager and the School Department pertaining to on-going maintenance and mechanical system issues. This position may require interaction with other City departments and projects. Specific duties include but are not limited to the following:
Meets with OPM and DoF to coordinate all building operational activities including, IT compatibility of building systems between the City and School Department
Participates and coordinates with the OPM staff for the commissioning of building systems
Work closely between the OPM and CPS administration coordinating information between both parties during programming and turnover of the Tobin project
Monitors building mechanical systems using Computerized Maintenance and Management System (CMMS) and Enterprise Asset Management System (EAM) to provide recommendations to the CPS DoF
In collaboration with the OPM and CPS DoF reviews, manages, and recommends implementation and maintenance requirements in accordance with the Operational and Maintenance (O & M) manuals for all systems and building components
Recommends and develops organizational policies relevant to the facility's NET ZERO function and operations of the buildings as identified by the DoF
Work closely with OPM and Commissioning Agent post occupancy to manage, troubleshoot and provide employee training of systems as required in collaboration with the DoF Communicates to the OPM and DoF to determine scope and priority of maintenance work to be performed
Assist with the design and operation of energy management systems ensuring that NET ZERO, LEED and "sustainability" initiatives are included in the design and to ensure post occupancy maintenance is being followed to ensure equipment warrantees are enforceable
Tests and troubleshoots building control systems to identify the cause of alerts and alarms to ensure they are on-line and functioning as designed, coordinates these daily issues with the OPM and CPS DoF
As directed by the DoF, expedite maintenance repairs
As directed by the DoF coordinates building shutdowns and system testing for the emergency generator and other building systems
Manages files on maintenance subcontractors, assist with coordinating consultant services
Attend weekly construction meetings as requested
Manages other projects within CPS district as directed by DoF
Performs other related duties as assigned
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor of Science in Construction, Mechanical, Electrical or Civil Engineering or Facilities Management or related field preferred
a knowledge of public building construction in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, particularly the construction reform law Chapter 193 of the Acts of 2004, including the filed sub-bid laws and contractor pre-qualification requirements of Chapter 149 and 149A
OSHA - 10 card required or the ability to acquire before starting if offered the position
the ability to organize, coordinate and control the many and diverse - often competing - components of a municipal and CPS projects
Strong working knowledge of the construction documents process and the ability to maintain project records
this position requires a self-motivated person who can work independently without daily supervision
Experience with Computerized Maintenance and Management Systems (CMMS) and Enterprise Asset Management Systems (EAM)
Must be able to work with management to develop and implement strategic plan for facility maintenance, equipment replacement and green initiative programs
Must be able to read and interpret building plans, specifications, and construction materials, understand the construction process from design engineering to installation, change orders and commissioning. Must be able to interface with internal employees on a variety of building maintenance, planning, and comfort issues
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent leadership, time management, and organization skills. Demonstrated problem-solving skills and the ability to find creative solutions. Ability to set priorities and make appropriate decisions on repairs or assignments contingent upon availability of parts and manpower Knowledge of state and federal regulations related to accessibility, OSHA and NFPA management. Knowledge of public bidding laws. Valid Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator's License Class D is required
An understanding of "Green Building" design and construction, as well as a working knowledge of the LEED process, and complete understanding of NET ZERO design to aid with the building commissioning requirements and procedures
The City of Cambridge's workforce, like the community it serves, is diverse. Applicants must have the ability to work and interact effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work is conducted primarily in an office environment with fluorescent lighting, but also involves meetings in other offices or facilities. Ability to use office equipment efficiently; ability to travel to meetings and site visits in various locations in or around Cambridge. Work involves frequent site checks, driving, walking, bending, squatting, reaching, and stretching. In addition, there is a requirement to lift a minimum of 50 lbs and more strenuous activity may be required on any given building issue.
RATE: $110,000 - $125,000
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Internal applicants submit a job bidding form and 2 copies of both your resume and cover letter; external applicants submit both your resume and cover letter via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to the Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Resume and cover letter requested by 10/28/21. Position will remain open until filled.
THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, SEX, RELIGION, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY OR ANY OTHER PROTECTED CATEGORY. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS, MEMBERS OF THE LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY, AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. AUXILIARY AIDS AND SERVICES, WRITTEN MATERIALS IN ALTERNATIVE FORMATS, AND REASONABLE MODIFICATIONS IN POLICIES AND PROCEDURES WILL BE PROVIDED TO QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES FREE OF CHARGE, UPON REQUEST. The City is committed to advancing a workforce culture of antiracism, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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Keywords: City of Cambridge, Cambridge , Manager - NET ZERO Projects (3 year contract position), Executive , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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