Job Details

Fordham University
  • Position Number: 4217940
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Position Type: Facilities Management
Assistant Chief Engineer

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Fordham University

Fordham University has an excellent reputation as a dynamic institution located in New York City. Founded in 1841, Fordham enrolls more than 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students in its 9 Colleges and Schools.

  • Fordham University offers acomprehensive and competitive benefits packageto its employees, which includesmedical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.

  • We offertuition remissionfor employees and their dependents

  • A generous employer match towards a 403(b)retirement plan.

  • As a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC),Fordham is considered a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness(PSLF) program, a federal program designed to forgive student loan debt for employees of certain public and certain nonprofit employers.

  • As part of itswork-life balanceprogram, the University providesgenerous PTOincluding 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, 2 personal days, 6 summer Fridays, andholidaysthat include paid time off between Christmas and New year.

  • University employees have access to theEmployee Assistance Program(EAP). EAP provides no-cost, professional, and confidential services, to help employees and family members address a variety of personal, family, life, and work-related issues.

Position Summary

This position is under the direction of the Assistant Director/Chief Engineer and assists with supervising the day-to-day operations of all HVAC equipment.

Essential Functions

  • Supervises day to day operations and maintenance of all HVAC equipment.

  • Oversees assignment of work orders for all trades.

  • Oversees all NYC/DEP/DOB/COF requirements.

  • Supervises day to day operations of mechanics and trades personnel, including HVAC, plumbing, locksmith, electricians, and foreman.

  • Works with the Chief Engineer to develop and supervise the implementation of preventive and predictive maintenance schedules required for all related capital equipment, including but not limited to boilers, pumps, motors, cooling towers, pneumatic and BMS controls, DX units, heating, absorbers, chillers, etc.

  • Provides technical assistance and training of Facilities maintenance personnel, including but not limited to vetting and procuring all parts and consumables.

  • Coordinates with Facilities Operations, Capital Programs and Planning, and Campus Community to support University needs, including scheduling and coordinating projects with University departments.

  • Reviews and manages all Facilities related service work order requests.

  • Conducts quality control of all work and evaluates work performances.

  • Creates and maintains work schedules, attendance records, and payroll.

  • Maintains inspection and maintenance records for all FDNY/DEP/DOB requirements.

  • Provides progress reports to the Assistant Director/Chief Engineer.

  • Meets with the University community to review operational and service needs.

  • Promotes a safe and respectful work environment.

  • Performs other duties, as required, including on-call 24/7 for emergencies.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree required; or, in lieu of the degree, a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience.

  • Four (4) years of professional experience in HVAC and Construction.

  • Valid Driver's License.

  • Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.

Minimum Starting Salary: $95,000

Maximum Starting Salary: $100,000

Note: Salary is commensurate with qualifications, experience, and skills.





Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom.

Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.

Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

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