Area Manager, Central Lab Group

Massachusetts, United States
Wednesday, 23 December 2020
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture  and benefits that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future  then take a look at this opportunity.

AREA MANAGER, CENTRAL LAB GROUP, Facilities-Campus Services and Maintenance, to oversee the maintenance of a portfolio of physical buildings, address existing/new issues, and help improve stewardship by coordinating and facilitating the proactive identification of issues and applying preventive maintenance strategies. A key building in the portfolio includes MIT.nano, a 214,000 gsf state-of-the-art laboratory complex supporting more than 100,000 sf of laboratory space.  Will develop and ensure facilities-related needs are met; serve as liaison with Facilities’ repair teams/tradespersons, supervisors, managers and DLCs (departments, labs and centers); and ensure effective communication between Facilities Engineering, Capital Projects, Planning, Capital Renewal, Repair and Maintenance, Utilities, Campus Services, and EHS (Environment, Health and Safety). 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree in mechanical/electrical engineering or facilities management; ten years’ direct relevant work experience; experience managing across a range of facilities management challenges in a large repair and maintenance environment and overseeing a significant budget in a multi-building setting such as an institutional or corporate environment; working knowledge of Massachusetts’ building and licensing code; ability to direct and converse technically with engineers and architects regarding campus utility systems for electricity, steam, water, sewer, and the maintenance, operation, design, and construction of campus buildings; strong computer skills; excellent customer service, verbal and written communication, and presentation skills; ability to negotiate, gain consensus, and lead in a complex, collaborative environment; thorough knowledge of maintenance equipment operation and design and leading-edge methods of providing maintenance services; demonstrated leadership skills; and ability to traverse the campus for extended periods.

PREFERRED:  advanced degree and/or PE registration, experience with CMM/CAFM, project management experience, and experience managing in a union environment.  Job #18613-11

Operations and Maintenance is a 24/7 operation requiring the ability to respond to emergencies on any shift.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

MIT considers equivalent combinations of experience and education for certain jobs. All candidates who believe they possess equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply.