Food Service Shop Manager

Job Description

The Food Service Equipment Manager (MSOI) reports directly to the Assistant Director of Housing Maintenance with operational responsibility for maintaining all Dining and Kitchen Facilities in Housing and Hospitality properties in accordance with established University and departmental guidelines. The incumbent is primarily responsible for overseeing all aspects concerning Food Service Equipment & Facilities, service and repair by demonstrating excellent leadership skills to effectively coordinate and supervise the support staff responsible for diagnosing, repairing and maintaining industrial and commercial food service equipment components, their associated pneumatic, hydraulic, low pressure steam, electrical, mechanical, refrigeration, and plumbing feeds and connections and their automatic and/or programmable control systems.

The incumbent will also exhibit excellent managerial techniques to effectively develop and administer the associated preventative and predictive maintenance programs and administration of contracts and projects as assigned as they relate to food service facilities and equipment. All work is performed in a cost effective manner with special consideration for customer service and regularly changing priorities. The position requires flexibility in traveling to and from the various complexes, requiring ability to climb ladders, walk and work in various graded sites and lifting/lowering of weighted objects.

Job Qualifications

Excellent leadership skills to coordinate and supervise maintenance staff including delegating responsibility, training, evaluating performance and providing disciplinary measures when necessary. Required

Excellent managerial techniques to effectively utilize staff in roles responsible for the development and implementation of a designed maintenance program and to set priorities which accurately reflect relative importance of pending facility and equipment repairs. Required

General knowledge of the theory and operation of major types of refrigeration equipment and of the materials, equipment and techniques used in the repair and maintenance of such equipment. Required

General knowledge necessary to diagnose, repair and maintain commercial and industrial food service equipment (i.e. dishwashers, ice machines, ovens, fryers, garbage disposals, bakery mass production, etc.) utilizing a variety of test equipment instruments. Required

General knowledge of plumbing maintenance and repair procedures including pipe and fixture repair and replacement (welding, soldiering, and braising) as it relates to food service facilities and equipment. Required

General knowledge of low/high voltage 120/208/480 volt electrical systems, components and automatic controls as they relate to food service facilities and equipment. Required

General knowledge of mechanical components including AC/DC motors, gears, bearings and fans as they relate to food service facilities and equipment. Required

Knowledge of regulations, building codes, safety codes and safe-working practices related to the installation, maintenance, repair and operation of commercial and industrial food service equipment and refrigeration systems. Required

Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff members, subordinates, managers and administrators. Required

Skill in preparing planning documents and recommendations for annual major maintenance projects. Required

Skill in preparing, monitoring and maintaining an annual operating budget that exceeds $1,000,000. Required

Skill in preparing annual financial reports and projections. Required

Skill in developing, scheduling and implementing preventive maintenance programs. Required

Skills and knowledge in establishing and implementing energy conservation programs for On Campus Housing. Preferred

Skill in interpreting construction documents such as bid contracts, general conditions, agreements, specifications and architectural drawings. Required

Skill and knowledge in managing a complex, ongoing facility capital improvement program. Required

Working knowledge of university forms, policies, procedures and ability to process forms required to accomplish various transactions. Preferred

Ability to communicate effectively through written reports and oral presentations. Required

Skill in basic drafting and design technique methods and procedures used in the areas of electrical, mechanical, architectural and civil engineering. Required

Ability to stand, climb, stoop, push, pull, and crouch for extended periods of time, as required to complete job assignments. Ability to lift items weighing up to 40 pounds. Required

Ability to drive a University pick-up truck and/or van. Required

Ability to operate a scissor lift, forklift and electric pallet jack. Preferred

Skill with Network based Personal Computing software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Required

Skill in using an automated maintenance and Work Order Tracking Program. Preferred