Reporting to the Resident Manager, the Assistant Superintendent performs essential services in a residential building and is responsible for a wide range of duties. Responsibilities include minor building and grounds repairs and preventive maintenance, including plumbing, electrical, carpentry and mechanical equipment repairs; daily inspection and maintenance of the building's mechanical plant including the boiler room, HVAC plant, roofs and roof fans and water tower as well as common areas for cleanliness; snow removal, general cleaning, moving appliances and equipment; and the maintenance of supplies and equipment. The Assistant Superintendent will interact with residents and act as a liaison between management and residents, responding and addressing issues as they arise. He / She will supervise contractors and vendors working in the building to ensure work is being done properly and safely and monitor the vacant apartment preparation process to ensure apartments are being prepared properly and in a timely fashion.
The Assistant Superintendent will also assist the Resident Manager with the supervision of staff, monitoring work performance and ensuring compliance with building rules, policies and schedules. In the absence of the Resident Manager, the Assistant Superintendent will be required to assume any and all of the Resident Manager's responsibilities which may include processing of payroll and invoice approvals. This position is required to be available to respond to building emergencies and be on call in the absence of the Resident Manager. Heavy lifting may be required. Perform additional duties as assigned.
THE INCUMBENT IS REQUIRED TO RESIDE IN UNIVERSITY HOUSING.
General Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma and/or the equivalent plus a minimum of 5-7 years of related experience in building maintenance, preferably in residential property. Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: The candidate should also have a working knowledge of oil fired low pressure boilers and their auxiliaries; and be able to ensure that they are in good working order at all times. Good interpersonal skills and effective email communication skills required. Computer proficiency required. No. 6 Boiler License required.
Must be able to obtain Standpipe Certificate and Sprinkler Certificate required.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with a computerized work order system strongly preferred
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_175129
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