Utilities Manager

IAP Worldwide Services   •  

Pensacola, FL

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


11 - 15 years

Posted 49 days ago

As a leading international services company for more than 65 years, IAP provides a broad spectrum of services and solutions to U.S. and international government agencies, and organizations. A world-class leader in providing seasoned program management, IAP leverages and integrates its capabilities – IT & Communications, Aviation & Engineering Solutions, Power Solutions, Infrastructure & Logistics - to provide safe, innovative, and reliable solutions to meet customers' diverse and complex challenges. With 2,500 team members, IAP operates in more than 110 locations in 27 countries worldwide and maintains offices in the Washington D.C. area, Florida, Maryland, Oklahoma, the United Kingdom, and the Middle East.

Pensacola Bay Support Services, a Joint Venture of IAP Worldwide Services and EMCOR Government Services, has been awarded the Pensacola Base Operations Support Contract.


Oversees the day to day operations of the site Utilities Department. Looks for ways to make the company more productive by providing effective methods within its own business operations. Assists with preparing project site budget. Evaluates utility maintenance and repair techniques required for the Integrated Maintenance Program (IMP) and Preventative Maintenance (PM) program. Recognizes and handles both operational and personnel issues quickly and efficiently. Works in partnership with managers/supervisors to maintain an effective relationship with our government partners and customers.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Directs and manages the overall operation of the hospital powerplant, the production and distribution of utilities (steam, chilled water, natural gas, domestic water, 13,200 volt and 4,160 volt electrical systems, all sewer systems), the maintenance of these systems within Pensacola Naval Regional Complex.
  • Assists the Project Manager in developing long range plans for upgrading assigned mechanical and electrical equipment and develops, documents, and administers preventive maintenance programs for all assigned mechanical and electrical equipment.
  • Coordinates and sometimes directly supervises utility outages and the performance of emergency and routine maintenance on campus utilities and facilities. Provides a work environment that engenders positive energy, creativity and teamwork among employees. Ensure that this goal is achieved; reach compromises with employees by conducting meeting, listening to each department’s issues and concerns and setting a professional example by showing leadership qualities.
  • Ensures established Company, Union and Safety rules and procedures for all employees are followed.
  • Utilizes multiple safety standards, such as CFR 1910, CFR 1926, OSHA, NAVOSH, USACE EM 385-1-1. NEC, and ANSI in day to day operations.
  • Reviews and/or approves all Activity Hazard Analysis/Job Hazard Analysis/Safety Task Assignments.
  • Exercises initiative, judgment, and confidentiality in carrying out highly detailed issues from start to finish.
  • Assists Project Manager with establishing an operating budget to determine availability of site funds.
  • Represents the company at various government /committee meetings and functions.
  • Manages issues that affect risk management, shipment delays, client’s dissatisfaction, and employee problems.
  • Evaluates supervisors/hourly employees and their job performance.
  • Resolves issues/problems pertaining to employees’ work performance.
  • Recommends or initiates action involving disciplinary action and motivation of employees.
  • Monitors the daily work load report to ensure the timely accomplishment of the work performed.
  • Performs Costworks or RS Means estimates for future contract work negotiations.
  • Coordinates any related subcontractwork with all appropriate parties, including the Company’s Contracts Manager.
  • Performs Quality Control inspections on work in progress and/or completed work.
  • Ensures use of Safety Data Sheets by employees to identify chemical characteristics.
  • Signs and checks for completeness/accuracy multiple documents daily including time cards, material requisitions, etc.
  • Work also involves other duties as assigned, including compliance with the provisions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and the Employee Handbook.

Job Requirements

Education & Experience:

  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years of supervising and/or managing a diverse utilities function in a military installation or BOS contract environment and ten (10) to fifteen (15) years practical experience in utilities operation.
  • Estimating experiencepreferred.
  • Position requires interaction with managers, staff, contractors, consultants, vendors, other governmental officials, and others encountered in the course of this work.

Licenses & Certifications:

State of Florida Class "E" driver's license or equivalent required.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Management and administrative skills (the ability to analyze, delegate, and organize) is required.
  • Skills in steam production and distribution, high-voltageelectricaldistribution, chilled water production and distribution, natural gas distribution, water (domestic, sanitary, and storm) distribution, computerized maintenance management systems (supervisory control and data acquisitions (SCADA) and/or Electrical Systems is required.
  • The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
  • Employee must have excellent leadership, written, oral, and email communication skills.
  • Must have intermediate skill working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook or other similar email software to perform several job functions associated with this position.

Physical Demands/Working Environment:

The work is primarily sedentary, although some slight physical effort is required. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, and walk. Must be able to ascend and descend on ladders of various heights to view work in progress, perform investigations, or gain information for estimating purposes. Driving to various job sites is required.

Work is typically performed in an adequately lighted and climate controlled office. The work involves minimal risks and observance of safety precautions typical of this position. Occasional field visits may be required with the use of assigned PPE. Field visit work is accomplished both indoors and outdoors in all climates, often exposed to hot sun or cold windy conditions. May be called in for afterhours emergency situations including weekends and holidays. Company cell phone provided to respond for 24/7/365 coverage.

Tracking Code 4125