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Idaho State University
  • Position Number: 4077780
  • Location: Pocatello, ID
  • Position Type: Facilities Management

Heat Plant/HVAC Manager, Facilities Services (2205)
Pocatello - Main

Institution Information

Idaho State University, established in 1901, is a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution, with a culture built on trust, compassion, stability, and hope. ISU serves over 12,000 students in Pocatello, Meridian, Twin Falls, and Idaho Falls. Students and faculty at ISU are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions. We are proud to offer exceptional academics nestled in the grand, natural beauty of the West. We invite you to apply to be a part of our University community!

Job Description

The purpose of the Heat Plant & HVAC Manager is to manage the Heat Plant and HVAC departments at Facilities Services; develop plans for maintenance and replacement of HVAC and steam boiler equipment; supervise professional staff; assist with HVAC/Heat Plant related projects; and perform related work. Key responsibilities include:
  • Assists HVAC and Heat Plant Supervisors in managing workload and priorities
  • Provides master planning for maintenance and replacement of HVAC equipment and Heat Plant Operations
  • Assists with and provides guidance on HVAC and Heat Plant related projects. This entails working with Engineers/Architects, Projects Managers and Contractors
  • Hires and trains staff, sets standards, assigns work, and evaluates performance
  • Develops and recommends program budgets for both the HVAC team and Heat Plant teams
  • Monitors budgets, approves expenditures and evaluates programs for efficient operation

Minimum Qualifications
  • Five years of professional HVAC Experience
  • Experience in steam boiler operation
  • HVAC Journeyman License
  • Experience supervising staff and training employees in maintenance activities
  • Strong technical sills - Spreadsheets, office software, and facilities management software
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience developing procedures and work plans
  • Ability to read and interpret plans, specifications, and blueprints
  • Experience managing a budget
  • Experience scheduling and coordinating simultaneous HVAC and steam plant related projects
  • Experience evaluating HVAC needs of buildings and related facilities
  • Good knowledge of building codes and related regulations
  • Ability to bend, stoop, and climb ladders, and to lift 50 pounds, with or without accommodation
Preferred Qualifications
  • Five years of experience supervising 10 or more full time employees
  • Two years experience operating a steam boiler
  • Three years of experience with team building, customer services and supporting a respectful workplace
  • Experience working in an educational environment
  • Experience in estimating projects
  • Five years annual budget management of $500,000 or more
  • Bachelor degree in engineering or other related field
Additional Information

You must submit your CV/resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional references, including current contact information. This position will remain open until it is filled; however, priority consideration will be given to applications received prior to April 30, 2023. Salary will be between $60,000 and $70,000 per year, commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include comprehensive health, dental, and vision; life insurance; disability plan; employee assistance program (EAP); excellent retirement options and company contribution; and generous paid time off/sick leave accrual. All offers of employment are conditional pending the successful completion of a background investigation, provided by HireRight.

Posting Number: req1907
Type: Working 12 months per year
Position: Non-classified Staff
Division: Idaho State University

The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

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