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To promote the health and safety of our university community, UC currently has a mandatory mask requirement for all buildings on campus for faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Additionally, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required by November 15, 2021. Newly hired individuals will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. There is an opportunity to request an exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical reasons, sincerely held reasons of conscience, or religious beliefs.

Building Maintenance Supt 2

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.


Job Overview

The College of Medicine, Hoxworth Blood Center is recruiting a Building Maintenance Superintendent 2 (BMS 2) in the Materials Management & Physical Operations department. This position will support the University's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all our activities. 


The BMS 2 will have experience with overall building maintenance and be mechanically inclined with a "can do" attitude.  The BMS 2 will work with vendors, contractors, and managers to coordinate completion of projects.  Must be able to use Microsoft Office products including preparing reports, etc.  A valid driver's license with a good driving record is required; a CDL would be a plus.  Must have the ability to work flexible hours when necessary and work on call.

Essential Functions

  • Act as foreperson for a designated area.
  • Perform “hands-on” work as required.
  • Meet with engineers, designers, contractors, department heads, and higher-level management to coordinate activities.
  • Maintain inventory on equipment and supplies. Initiate requisitions to order supplies and/or equipment.
  • Prepare budget requests and insure cost efficiency of area.
  • Assist in employee develop and formal staff training.
  • Design and administer promotional, hands-on examinations.
  • Maintain a library of technical information.
  • Maintain shop and personnel files and records.
  • Address subordinates’ grievances; provide information to subordinates as needed.
  • Take an active role in progressive discipline action (i.e., initiate reprimands and counseling; may recommend administrative hearings).
  • May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

High School Diploma/GED.

Required Trainings/Certifications

  • Approved certificate from an accredited trades apprenticeship program.
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.

Required Experience

Six (6) years related work experience following the apprenticeship program, including three (3) years of supervisory experience.

Additional Qualifications Considered

High School Diploma or GED and eight (8) years of related experience, including three (3) years supervisory experience.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Hearing, listening - Continuously
  • Bending - Often
  • Climbing stairs/ladders - Often
  • Crawling - Often
  • Crouching - Often
  • Hearing, listening - Often
  • Kneeling, squatting - Often
  • Lifting - over 50 pounds - Often
  • Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Often
  • Lifting - up to 50 pounds - Often
  • Reaching overhead - Often
  • Pulling, pushing - Often
  • Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Often
  • Shoveling - Often
  • Standing - Often
  • Stooping - Often
  • Talking - Often
  • Walking - Often
  • Sitting - Seldom
  • Outdoor Environment: Employees work outdoors and may not be protected from weather conditions.
  • Noise: There is sufficient noise to cause you to shout in order to be heard above the noise level.
  • Hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts of machinery or tools used to perform work, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals.
  • Atmospheric Conditions: Conditions that affect the respiratory system, such as fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.
  • Close Quarters: Employees are frequently required to work in crawl spaces, shafts, manholes, sewage and water line pipes, and other areas that could cause claustrophobia.


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependant on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 73061 


Building Maintenance Supt 2

Date:  Nov 28, 2021

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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