Architectural Trades Manager
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: September 14, 2023
Land, Buildings & Real Estate (LBRE) is the operational core of
Stanford University's physical campus. LBRE constructs and
maintains the Stanford campus, where advancements across the
academic spectrum are made possible. Our work is founded upon the
collective value of dedication, innovation, expertise, teamwork,
and continuous improvement. We are committed to serving the
university's academic mission, as well as preserving and enhancing
Stanford's 8,180 acres, and pride ourselves on supporting the
teaching and research of the university as "Caretakers of a
Legacy." Architectural Trades The Architectural Trades are an
integral part of maintaining and improving the structures on
campus, including Carpentry shop, Glass shop, Sign shop and Lock
Shop. These shops provide a range of services to academic,
research, library and special University facilities which include:
Emergency Response Routine Maintenance Remodeling Design Services
Repairs & Alterations to Existing Structures Job Purpose: Oversee
and manage assigned staff, including other supervisors/managers,
engaged in facilities management or building/equipment maintenance.
Participate in department/unit strategic management. In this
position you will
- Oversee the daily operation and management of assigned
facilities and programs, including scheduling and assigning work to
staff and coordinating with staff, subcontractors, and/or vendors;
coaching lower-level managerial staff; overseeing staffing and
performance evaluation of assigned staff; contributing to
department or division staffing needs forecast.
- Clarify and resolve problems spanning multiple areas or
technical fields and/or oversee or develop programs within assigned
- Manage and/or develop budget for area of responsibility,
including staffing, maintenance, contracts, etc.
- Manage ongoing service contracts as applicable.
- Participate in department/unit strategic management, including
making recommendations involving short-term planning for
facility-type projects and for longer-range programs/projects;
providing input into long-range financial, budgeting, and
programmatic planning and development; providing input into the
development of policies and procedures; interpret and manage
policies and procedures for assigned area.
- Oversee and/or monitor project activities; ensure integration
with larger unit goals; coordinate with staff, subcontractors,
and/or vendors. Desired Qualifications
- Experience with increasing responsibilities in management
positions in the building trades i.e., Project Superintendent,
General Contractor, Department Manager
- Experience with estimating multi discipline work i.e. tenant
improvement projects, involving Carpentry, Locksmithing, Glazing,
Painting & Sign work.
- Full understanding of door hardware, mechanical locks and
access control systems.
- Previous experience & responsibility in successfully tracking
financials at the project and department level.
- Excellent interpersonal & communication skills, strong business
decorum, relationship building & experience with motivating &
- Previous experience managing workers represented by a CBA.
- Ability to work with Planning & Scheduling partners to adjust
staffing & resources to meet a dynamic workload. MINIMUM
REQUIREMENTS: Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree in
engineering or other appropriate technical area, or combination of
technical education, training, and experience. Two or more years of
experience managing facilities operations and maintenance staff in
an environment with a variety of building types (administrative
offices, classrooms, laboratories, residential & dining facilities,
auditoriums, etc.). Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of environmental and safety rules, regulations, and
policies. Ability to conduct job site inspections to ensure
- Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with
- Demonstrated experience managing service contracts.
- Demonstrated experience developing and managing budgets.
- Demonstrated experience planning, developing, and implementing
- Ability to interpret planning specifications, documents,
working drawings, and related reports. Certifications and Licenses:
None PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
- Frequently sitting, perform desk-based computer tasks,
lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
- Occasionally stand/walk, twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp
lightly/fine manipulation, use a telephone, lift/carry/push/pull
objects that weigh up to 11-20 pounds.
- Rarely kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other),
reach/work above shoulders, grasp forcefully, writing by hand,
sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that
weigh > 40 pounds. * - Consistent with its obligations under the
law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any
employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform
the essential functions of the job. WORKING CONDITIONS:
- Requires 24-hour response availability seven days per week for
- May be exposed to noise > 80dB TWA.
- May working at heights 4 - 10 ft. WORK STANDARDS:
- Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well
with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external
- Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal
responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns;
uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons
- Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable
University policies and procedures, including but not limited to
the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's
Administrative Guide, . The work performed by this position will be
on-site at the Stanford University Campus. The expected pay range
for this position is $109,000 to $149,000 per annum. Stanford
University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate
of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position.
The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on
factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities
of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate,
departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic
location and external market pay for comparable jobs. The job
duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions
in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be
interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and
responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary
depending on department or program needs without changing the
general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility.
Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. Consistent
with its obligations under the law, the University will provide
reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who
requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or
her job. Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and
affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law. Additional Information
- Schedule: Full-time
- Job Code: 4296
- Employee Status: Regular
- Grade: M
- Requisition ID: 99200
- Work Arrangement : Hybrid Eligible
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