In the Departments of Correction, Development Services, and Mental Health and Addiction Services this class is accountable for directing all physical plant operations.
Physical Plant Operations includes:
- All operational maintenance, repairs and alterations;
- Plant utilities including heating, power generation and wastewater treatment;
- Complete grounds and equipment maintenance.
DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES: assignment includes the oversight of Southbury Training School.
DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION SERVICES: assignment includes the oversight of Connecticut Valley Hospital.
DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION:
- Direct one of three district plant facilities operations.
- Direct a designated combination of individual plant facilities operations and oversee Department of Correction's design and construction projects, environmental compliance, technical support to statewide security systems, environmental conservation and directing trade shops which provide statewide support.
Receives administrative or executive direction from the facility head, administrative officer or other employee of higher grade.
Directs employees in each of the following categories: Levels A, B, C and subordinate classes in Level D. (See Addendum)
Nine (9) years of technical experience in the maintenance and repair of large buildings and utility services.
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.
Three (3) years of the General Experience must have been in a first-line supervisory capacity responsible for the direction of a large crew of trades workers, contractors or similar highly skilled maintenance specialists above the apprentice level.
Note, State employees:
- For positions at the Department of Correction, this is interpreted at the level of a Plant Facilities Engineer 1
- For all other agency positions, this is interpreted at the level of a Maintenance Supervisor 2.
College training in architecture, mechanical or electrical engineering or a related field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a bachelor's degree.
Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications.
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 Plant Facilities Engineer 2 (Managerial) in Salary Group MP 67 approved effective May, 14, 2021. (Revised to add Acknowledgement section and modify content) Final 22-007
DEFINITION OF INSTITUTION TYPE
MAJOR STATE INSTITUTION:
Encompasses a wide variety of large trade shops and very complex building utilities (power plant, wastewater treatment plant, etc.). Staff is large (usually 51-150 workers) and highly skilled. There is a heavy layer (usually 10-20) of subordinate administrative/supervisory personnel (Level D) and crew leaders and supervisors (Level C). Buildings are spread over a large area and provide a variety of services (e.g., cafeterias, auditoriums, armories, residence halls, administration buildings, classrooms, gymnasiums, hospitals, airport facilities, etc.).
LARGE STATE INSTITUTION:
Encompasses a wide variety of trade shops and complex building utilities (wastewater treatment plant, power plant, etc.). Staff size is moderate (usually 26-50) and is highly skilled. There is a layer (usually 4-10) of subordinate crew leaders and supervisors (Level C). Buildings are spread over a large area and provide a variety of services (e.g., cafeteria, auditoriums, residence halls, administration buildings, classrooms, gymnasiums, hospitals, etc.).
MODERATE-SIZED STATE INSTITUTION:
Encompasses a variety of small trade shops and basic building utilities (power plant and possibly a small wastewater treatment plant). Staff is small to moderate (usually 15-25) and is primarily skilled/semiskilled with a core of highly skilled workers. There is a thin layer (usually 1-3) of subordinate crew leaders and supervisors (Level C). Buildings are spread out and provide a variety of services (e.g., cafeterias, gymnasiums, auditoriums, residence halls, administration buildings, classrooms, hospitals, etc.).
SCALE FOR LEVEL OF SUPERVISION
LEVEL A - SEMI-SKILLED AND SKILLED WORKERS
EXAMPLES: Maintainer, Skilled Maintainer, Custodian, Boiler Tender
LEVEL B - HIGHLY SKILLED WORKERS WITH SOME POSSIBLE ON-LINE SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY
EXAMPLES: General Trades Worker; Qualified Craft Worker, Water Systems Operator, Wastewater Treatment Technician, Stationary Engineer
LEVEL C - CREWLEADERS AND SUPERVISORS
EXAMPLES: Maintenance Supervisor 1 and 2; Lead Stationary Engineer; Supervising Stationary Engineer; Wastewater Treatment Plant Supervisor 1 and 2; Building Superintendent 1, 2, and 3, Lead Custodian, Supervising Custodian
LEVEL D - MANAGERIAL/DIRECTOR
EXAMPLES: Building Maintenance Supervisor, Plant Facilities Engineer 1 and 2