Senior Director for Plant Operations


Posted: 8/16/19
Deadline: 9/9/19
Salary: 120,000 - 140,000
Reference Number: 9357

About This Organization

Harvey Mudd College
Located in the heart of Claremont, California, 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Harvey Mudd College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college offering degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. HMC enrolls about 800 students and is a member of The Claremont Colleges, which is comprised of five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. According to students, professors and alumni, what makes Harvey Mudd distinctive is its collaborative, cross-disciplinary nature. We live on 650,000 sq ft over six acres, longboards get us around campus, the Honor Code gives us freedom and responsibility, pranks keep us laughing. So not only do we know how to get things done, we know how to have a good time!

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Job Duties

General Plant Operations Administration

Formalize plant operations procedures. Ensure that all preventative maintenance plans are in place and functioning for all equipment and systems to include elements of life safety, physical safety, manufacturer recommendations, and overall best practices.
Update Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) permits and respond to/resolve AHJ violations (AQMD, City, State, Fire Marshal, et all). Update and ensure accuracy of Emergency Shut off Maps.
Monitor and manage applicable budget for the College’s MEP systems, including utilities.
Review, code, approve, and direct the timely processing of all Maintenance Department invoices, including utility invoices.
Coordinate with other Facilities and Maintenance staff to ensure the proper coordination, distribution, follow-up and completion of work orders and that the general management of the College’s work order system is monitored and appropriate reports and information is generated.

Required Qualifications


Education: Bachelor’s degree in engineering (e.g. mechanical, electrical, and civil) or similar Facilities Management degree.
Experience: Minimum of five years of increasingly responsible and related experience (including supervision) in facilities maintenance, repair, and plant operations and management (including supervision), with a focus on MEP systems. Demonstrated experience and familiarity with California building codes.


Experience as a project manager or significant collaboration with project managers on large capital projects (New construction or renovation)
Related experience in an academic institution or educational environment.
Demonstrated experience with leading and implementing change in an organization.
Ten years of increasingly responsible and related experience (including supervision) in facilities plant operations and management, with focus on MEP systems.
Prepare and deliver coherent presentation texts and graphics and write comprehensive reports, memoranda, and other correspondence/documents.
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification.


120,000 - 140,000

Other Info

Lindsay Brown
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