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Manager, Plumbing and Electrical Services

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Work type: Regular
Location: Malibu Campus
Categories: Facilities

Under direction of the Director of the Department of Facilities Services (DFS), manages all aspects of the Electrical and Plumbing Services division to ensure an efficiently functioning, safe, and clean environment in which the University can live, learn, and work. Manage Electrical and Plumbing Services personnel and oversee relevant construction, repair, and renovation work utilizing plans, specifications, and verbal instructions. Collaborate with DFS and other University departments to initiate and deliver high quality projects in a timely manner.


  • Manage and provide technical expertise to the Electrical and Plumbing Services division which includes commercial building repair and maintenance of all electrical services, waste water processing, elevator systems, and plumbing and drainage services.
  • Develop, implement, and enforce emergency, safety, planning, and operational processes and procedures, including preventative and deferred maintenance programs, to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of operations.
  • Provide leadership and supervision to the Electrical and Plumbing Services staff in all aspects of operations including hiring, training, evaluating, and scheduling. Provide leadership and supervision to evening shift direct reports and collaboratively manage weekend shift coverage with other maintenance managers.
  • Develop, implement, and enforce emergency, safety, planning, and operational processes and procedures, including preventative and deferred maintenance programs, to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of operations.
  • Improve the knowledge and skills of others, including identifying areas for enhancement, developing training programs, and teaching, instructing, and mentoring Electrical and Plumbing Services personnel. Manage vendors and contractors as required.
  • Provide consultation, recommendations, and technical support to University management, administration, and other stakeholders to ensure proper review of all projects from concept to completion.
  • Effectively communicate and coordinate with internal and external project participants to ensure that all parties are well-informed and that work proceeds on schedule with minimal impact to University operations.
  • Evaluate and track project specifications, expenditures, and schedule. Inspect work for quality control and to efficiently identify and address issues.
  • Oversee the management of materials, parts, and equipment, including inventory tracking, record keeping, product research, and supply procurement.
  • Research, prepare, manage, and present information including programs, estimates, budgets, schedules, and status reports.
  • Ensure all work is performed in compliance with plans, specifications, applicable codes, industry standards, best practices, and Pepperdine standards. Oversee accurate time and material records for all work performed by department.
  • Perform regular administrative tasks such as maintaining files, processing paperwork, entering data, and monitoring systems.
  • Maintain required trade-specific training and certifications and obtain further training as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Uphold University mission through work performed.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Skills and Qualifications

Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Minimum of ten (10) years combined technical experience in electrical plumbing, and general commercial building maintenance with proven management and leadership skills. Minimum of five (5) years supervisory experience. Comprehensive knowledge of physical plant maintenance, repairs, emergency practices, and safety practices. Knowledge of relevant building and fire codes. Competency using tools and operating equipment of the trade, such as hand and power tool. Strong English written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Must consistently project a professional demeanor and positive attitude. Ability to work independently and as a team. Willingness and ability to periodically work overtime hours and respond to emergency calls after hours/weekends. Basic computer skills and competency with Microsoft Office. Knowledge and experience using a computer work order system.

Preferred: Five (5) years of University experience. Ability to communicate in Spanish.

Qualified individuals should be able to articulate a strong commitment to diversity, and have the ability to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal, education, and employment screening.

This is a regular, exempt, 40 hour per week position.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

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