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Responsible and accountable for maintaining physical plant and essential mechanical, electrical, and resident care equipment in safe operating condition. Manages maintenance personnel.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
· Recruits, hires, provides orientation/training, and retains a sufficient number of qualified staff to carry out the responsibilities of the physical plant department. Ensures employee performance meets or exceeds expectations and periodic performance appraisals are conducted on a timely basis.
· Diagnoses technical and mechanical problems and facilitates repairs.
· Maintenance and beautification of facility and grounds.
· Oversees safety program and preventative maintenance.
· In absence of a security officer, may be responsible for the protection, safeguarding, and security of assets, personnel, residents and all visitors
· Coordinates and oversees activities of outside contractors, trades people in construction, repair and maintenance of physical plant and equipment.
· Applies building and safety codes to facility situations and maintenance procedures to meet acceptable standards of quality.
· Makes prompt efforts to resolve all resident and staff concerns or grievances related to facilities and conditions under the incumbent's direction.
· Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required.
· At least five (5) years physical plant and equipment experience in an institutional environment with supervisory or management responsibilities.
Supervises the maintenance and physical plant staff and others for whom they are administratively responsible. Completes annual evaluations for potential merit increases for direct reports.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
May be required to respond to critical issues on a 24/7 basis. Employee may be required to sit, bend, stoop, see, talk and hear. May occasionally lift medium to heavy objects. Employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. In compliance with applicable law, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.