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Facilities Maintenance Manager - Facilities Maintenance/Deputy County Administrator - Position #978

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$65,915.20 Annually, Vehicle & Cell Phone Allowance
  • Posted Date:07/20/2018

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POSITION SUMMARY
This position is responsible for implementing and directing both new work and repairs or upgrades of existing county buildings, designing and implementation of an energy management program, and oversight of implementation of county services contracts. Employee has overall responsibility to assure that all preventive maintenance is completed, upkeep of all buildings to a high standard, and facilities equipment is in the best working order possible. Emergencies and weather add to the complexity of this position. Employee is responsible for daily administrative planning for the Facilities Maintenance Department.

Work is performed indoors and outdoors, frequently in inclement weather. Employee is exposed to noise, dirt, dust, and machinery with moving parts. Work is performed with employee intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, bending and crouching. Employee must be able to lift objects (occasionally weighing more than 25 pounds), climb ladders, possess a high degree of manual dexterity, and be able to distinguish between shades of color. At times the work requires use of protective devices such as masks or gloves.

The purpose of this position is to ensure that all county buildings are maintained at a safe and attractive level. Successful performance contributes to the image of the county and assures a safe and attractive environment for its employees and citizens.

Bachelor of Science Degree in Management, Construction Management, Architecture or related field; and five (5) years’ experience as a Facilities Manager is required; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience in managing multiple complex facilities may be substituted for the education requirement.

Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued for the class of vehicle or equipment operated is required.

NATURE AND SCOPE
This position reports to the Deputy County Administrator who assigns work in general terms of standing instructions and work orders. Most of the work consists of day-to-day operations of the maintenance department and is performed on the basis of standard procedures. Employee must set priorities of work projects and review the completed work from the nature and priority of results. Guidelines include county building codes, work orders, construction specs as shown on blueprints or designs, and instructions from the Deputy County Administrator. Guidelines are normally clear and specific; however, the employee’s interpretation and judgment are often required.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
Schedules, supervises and participates in the overall day-to-day operation for maintenance, repairs and upgrades of all county facilities.

Supervises and is qualified to perform carpentry tasks, such as framing, roofing, installing windows and doors, concrete work, painting, hanging sheet-rock and laying brick.

Supervises and is qualified to perform electrical tasks, such as installation of electrical lines, wiring for various appliances, electrical receptacles and switches.

Supervises and is qualified to perform plumbing tasks, such as repair of existing and installation of new pipes and fixtures. Installs gas lines and equipment for heating and cooling.

Supervises Energy Management program.

Ensures janitorial requirements are met.

Maintains updated Facilities Assessment log.

Prepares department budget.

Supervises and participates in facility inspections.

Supervises and participates in emergency maintenance and repairs.

Performs any other related duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of effective supervisory practices and procedures, and the techniques of scheduling work projects and department administration.

Knowledge of methods, techniques, standards and county construction specifications pertaining to carpentry, electrical, plumbing, heating and air conditioning work.

Knowledge of cost efficient approaches in any new construction and maintenance on county facilities.

Knowledge and skill in operating, testing and programming equipment, such as skill saws, table saws, various hand tools and electrical equipment.

Knowledge of energy saving techniques.

Knowledge of safe work practices.

Knowledge of custodial services, such as cleaning, stripping, waxing and buffing.
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Skill in working with people, such as co-workers, other county employees, architects, contractors and vendors.

DESIRABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor of Science Degree in Management, Construction Management, Architecture or related field; and five (5) years’ experience as a Facilities Manager is required; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience in managing multiple complex facilities may be substituted for the education requirement.

Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued for the class of vehicle or equipment operated is required.


Email:  mbartles@columbiacountyga.gov
Fax:    (706) 868-3301

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