Facilities Officer – Campus Physical Development and Services

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Job Description

Facilities Officer – Campus Physical Development and Services – Dubai/ Abu Dhabi

The Opportunity:
Under the direction of the facilities manager, position-holder is responsible for campus operation and maintenance of HVAC , plumbing , firefighting & Electrical facilities services, performing both preventive and curing maintenance schedules, responding to emergencies related to these facilities , as well as liaises with various departments within the University with regards to preparation for special events on campus and to Provides furniture set-up, arranging storages spaces as assigned by the manager and to carries out any other project or assignment related to facilities as required.
The Responsibilities:
  • Assist in monitoring utility consumption, collation of consumption figures, and update records as required
  • Follow and optimize the energy consumption and implement measures for further saving when and where required.
  • Integrate and communicate effectively with other trade staff (Electrical, Mechanical and Civil) as required.
  • Participate in emergency on-call service during non-working hours, weekends and public holidays
  • Work alone with minimum supervision and/or within a team responsible to the supervisor.
  • Participate in project work including refurbishment of existing building equipment/systems and/or new installations
  • Provide effective communication with management, peers, contractors, subcontractors, project subcontractors
  • Review, control and approval of MEP subcontractors work procedures and method statements
  • Provides furniture set-up and storage as assigned by Manager and Coordinator.
  • Liaises with various departments within the university with regards to preparation for special events on campus as assigned by manager or coordinator.
  • Is involved with the installation and relocation of workstations, furniture, and indoor plants.
  • Assists in general maintenance works and oversees the work of external maintenance contractors as per supervisor’s instructions.
  • Receives employees’ requests for maintenance and attends to it as organized by the Manager and Coordinator.
  • Carries out any other project or assignment related to the position as required.
  • Ensuring that the MEP subcontractor provides and adheres to the necessary control documentation in an orderly way
  • Produce a report of performance of MEP-contractors
  • Carry out other duties as directed by the line management
  • Working with the facility management company on energy saving.
  • Assist in parking Management including handling daily violation (in booting the vehicles and release the vehicle after payments done).
  • Assist & provide physical support in Male & Female students lockers on daily basis like locker incident, clearance for the suspended/withdrawal/graduated students and coordinate with the lost & found with regards to lockers issue.
  • Assist Finance Inventory Control with stock control and inventory of university assets.
  • House keeping.
  • General maintenance and for facilities services knowledge performing both preventive and curing maintenance and responding to emergencies related to facilities.
  • Responsible for arranging setup for events, exhibition and conferances.
  • Responsible for arranging setup for exams.
  • Report any accident/incident at campus.
  • Inspect faculty/staff offices and send the report to facilities coordinator.
  • Follow up with cleaning, security, MEP and landscape service providers for daily work & any complaints.
Assists in Inspecting and reporting on the following:
  • General electrical systems related issues (through the FM Company)
  • General electrical installations, wiring boxes, switches covers, sockets and other accessories
  • Fire alarms
  • All plumbing systems (including fixtures, pipes, fittings & pumps)
  • Irrigation & landscaping systems
  • Water tanks & water supply
  • All keys(for doors, work stations, offices, drawers)
  • All other building facilities
The Requirements:
Should possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and advanced technical or vocational training in HVAC or Electrical technology and minimum 2 years relevant experience in installation and maintenance related work or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Excellent knowledge of Electro-Mechanical equipment.
Working knowledge of Arabic and English are an asset.
The Benefits
The University’s benefits package is highly attractive, with competitive salaries free of tax in the U.A.E., Cash housing, a furniture allowance, annual vacation airline tickets for the employee and immediate family, educational subsidies for children and healthcare is provided to the employee and sponsored family members.
To Apply
In addition to completing the online application form, attach a cover letter, a current CV, and the names and contact details of three professional references.
While we appreciate all applications, you will be contacted only if you are selected for an interview.