PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In a state agency this class is accountable for supervising maintenance staff and physical plant operations.
GUIDELINES FOR JOB CLASS USE
This class may be used in the following ways:
1. As the assistant to a Plant Facilities Engineer 2, assists with the direction of the physical plant operations.
2. As the chief physical plant employee at a large State facility or a major geographic region.
Receives general direction from the Plant Facilities Engineer 2 or other employee of higher grade.
Supervises maintenance staff and other staff, as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Supervises the staff and operations of the physical plant; coordinates, plans and manages physical plant activities; formulates goals and objectives; oversees and reviews the work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans facility work; develops or assists in the development of related policy and standards; prepares or assists in the preparation of the physical plant budget; maintains contacts with other operating units both within and outside of the physical plant who might impact on activities; develops and maintains large-scale preventive maintenance programs; writes specifications and draws plans for minor capital improvement projects; develops specifications for and requisitions maintenance equipment and supplies; prepares documentation as needed; may serve as safety officer, OSHA compliance officer, energy coordinator and/or fire officer in accordance with agency needs; may develop and administer security programs, including training of security personnel; may administer housekeeping operations; responds to emergencies on a 24-hour basis; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in the maintenance, operation and repair of buildings and all utilities, services and equipment; considerable knowledge of relevant State and federal laws, statutes and regulations; knowledge of materials and methods of building construction; knowledge of preventive maintenance techniques; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications; ability to plan, supervise and inspect building repair and maintenance work; ability to utilize computer software.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Eight (8) 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.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) 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 apprenticeship level.
Note: For State employees, this is interpreted at or above the level of Correctional Maintenance Supervisor or Maintenance Supervisor 2.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
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 appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications.
Incumbents may be exposed to some risk of injury from equipment when inspecting jobs.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Plant Facilities Engineer 1 in Salary Groups TC 28 approved effective November 29, 2013. (Revised to modify content) Action No. 19-057