In medium sized State institutions (considering size, numbers supervised, and complexity) this class is accountable for supervising the remedial and custodial services, minor maintenance, building operations and related services.
Receives general direction from an employee of higher grade.
Supervises custodial and maintenance staff.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews the work of staff;
Provides staff training and assistance;
Conducts performance evaluations;
Determines priorities and plans building maintenance work;
Establishes and maintains building maintenance procedures;
Develops or makes recommendations on the development of policies and standards;
Acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures;
Prepares reports and correspondence;
Conducts regular and special inspections to ensure compliance with standards;
Inspects property for defective lighting, plumbing, heating, ventilating, and similar facilities and equipment and assigns staff to remedy same or reports to supervisor;
Maintains inventory of furniture and equipment and requisitions replacements and supplies;
Ensures that rooms are properly set up for special events;
Investigates reports of willful or malicious damage to state property;
Supervises minor repair work not requiring the services of tradesworkers;
Ensures that proper temperatures are maintained;
Reviews work completed by contract employees;
Prepares bid specifications and cost estimates;
Responds to emergencies on twenty-four hour basis;
May supervise building security, transportation, mail, stores, parking areas, and/or grounds;
May conduct new product and equipment testing;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of
building custodial care, minor maintenance and operations;
relevant agency policies and procedures;
relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations;
oral and written communication skills;
inspect and diagnose repair and improvement needs and to recommend and follow through on solutions;
handle problems in one or more areas such as security, transportation, or stores;
utilize computer software;
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Five (5) years of experience in building management or in the operation or maintenance of buildings.
NOTE: Experience performing technical duties within the maintenance trade area on a military base, aircraft carrier or large compound may be substituted for the General Experience on a year for year basis.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Three (3) years of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory capacity in either the maintenance of buildings or the military experience referenced above.
NOTE: For state employees this experience is interpreted at the level of a Supervising Custodian.
Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications.
At State Airports: In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for appointment.
Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties.
A physical examination may be required.
Incumbents may be required to lift; may be exposed to some risk of injury from equipment.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Building Superintendent 2 in Salary Group TC 20 approved effective November 29, 2013. (Revised to modernize format and add Acknowledgement section) Final No. 23-185