Building Maintenance Manager - Facilities Management

  • Southeast Missouri State University
  • Cape Girardeau, MO, USA
  • Feb 09, 2024
Full time Facilities Management

Job Description


Building Maintenance Manager - Facilities Management

Southeast Missouri State University

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Number: 202400029

Location: Cape Girardeau, MO

Department: Facilities Management


Position Summary

Building Maintenance Manager

Facilities Management

Full Time

Primary Responsibilities

  • Complete and file required inspection reports and operating permits
  • Inspect and document facility conditions and provide estimates for deferred maintenance
  • Manage the preventative maintenance program and schedule PM work to ensure that all utility systems and associated equipment are properly maintained and in safe operating order
  • Procure and manage maintenance and inspection contracts associated with but not limited to fire alarm systems, elevators, fire extinguishers, kitchen hood inspections, etc
  • Work with Facilities Management staff to coordinate work that will require assistance from other departmental trades
  • Coordinate union staff training program and maintain PPE
  • Weekend call out duty
  • Serves as the primary contact for daily maintenance operations when the Assistant Director of Building Maintenance is not available

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field and/or 10 years or more of education, knowledge and experience in management/supervision of building maintenance, electrical systems and operations
  • Managerial experience with the ability to supervise a large number of employees
  • Knowledge of building systems: mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire alarms and controls
  • Understanding and comprehension of schematic system drawings
  • Familiarity with building codes and state operational requirements
  • Knowledge of construction and renovation processes
  • Capability to plan, coordinate, analyze, execute and document specific administrative and management functions
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work independently or with a team
  • Ability to manage and stay within guidelines and operational budgets
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks with frequent interruptions
  • Demonstrated understanding of and strong commitment to customer service

Required Information & Deadline

Application Deadline: The position is available immediately and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by February 23, 2024.

To Apply: Submit the following items online by clicking on the APPLY button at the top of the page:

  • Letter of interest addressing position qualifications
  • Current Resume
  • Names and contact information of three professional references may be asked for at a later date

Additional Information

About Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO): Founded in 1873 and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Southeast Missouri State University provides student-centered education and experiential learning with a foundation of liberal arts and sciences, embracing a tradition of access, exceptional teaching and commitment to student success that significantly contributes to the development of the region and beyond. SEMO values access to high quality, affordable education with a broadly representative student body, faculty and staff that respects and celebrates a diverse learning community in a global society.

SEMO Fact Book: Institutional Research Factbook | SEMO
SEMO Strategic Action Plan: Strategic Action Plan (

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Southeast Missouri State University is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and to the principles of affirmative action. In accordance with this commitment, and in compliance with the requirements of applicable laws, it is the policy of the University to provide equal opportunity for all applicants and employees in its employment practices, without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. The University believes that a diverse University community advances the academic purposes of the University and enhances the working and learning environment.


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