The class incumbent is responsible for managing and directing maintenance activities in mechanical, electrical, and HVAC systems for all the facilities assigned to the Department of Correction.
Direct supervision of 4 Correctional Physical Plant Maintenance Superintendents, responsible for a staff of approximately 70 managerial, supervisory and labor/trades, employees and an inmate work force of 25-30.
Annual Operating Budget: Approximately 2.0 - 3.5 million.
Nature and Scope
The class incumbent reports to an administrative supervisor and is responsible for the physical plant maintenance of all adult correctional facilities. Work includes developing and recommending specifications for capital purchases or services, trash removal, and pest control for all facilities. The incumbent develops overall long term maintenance programs, including funding allocation, and upon approval directs the implementation of programs at all facilities. The incumbent directs the operation and maintenance of heating and power plant, water treatment, and waste removal processes to ensure compliance with maintenance standards. The incumbent is also responsible for overseeing the maintenance, repair, and installation of security systems to include locking devices, enclosures, emergency generators, and lighting, control circuits, pneumatic, and mechanical equipment. In addition, the incumbent assists in directing large scale mechanical, civil, and electrical repair work.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
Manages and directs the overall maintenance of correctional facilities.
Assists in developing cost estimates for large scale mechanical and electrical repair work. Directs major renovation, alteration, or repair work. Inspects projects for conformance to safety standards.
Reviews and approves operational cost estimates, schedule needs and budgetary allowances. Recommends funding allocation to each facility for maintenance requirements.
Supervises and directs the work of facility maintenance superintendents.
Assists in developing specifications for all major and minor capital purchases or services. Authorizes payments for facilities maintenance functions.
Conducts special studies and prepares reports of finding and recommendations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The intent of the listed knowledge, skills and abilities is to give a general indication of the core requirements for all positions in the class series; therefore, the KSA’s listed are not exhaustive or necessarily inclusive of the requirements of every position in the class.
Knowledge of methods and techniques of planning and implementing facility maintenance programs.
Knowledge of heating and power requirements of correctional facilities.
Knowledge of departmental policies and security procedures.
Knowledge of all phases of physical plant operations, repair, and maintenance.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision.
Skill in directing the work of a maintenance staff.
Skill in developing cost projections, project schedules, and maintenance programs.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Correctional Facility Maintenance Manager Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
Three years experience in planning, directing and implementing maintenance and preventative maintenance programs involving all aspects of trades fields such as plumbing, carpentry, electrical, painting or HVAC.
Three years experience in estimating cost, time and materials for projects.
Three years experience in interpreting safety and building codes, laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Three years experience in interpreting blueprints, schematics or technical drawings.
Six months experience in operations management which includes planning, directing, coordinating, controlling and evaluating operations typically through subordinate supervisors.
Possession of a valid Driver's License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).