The Maintenance Manager is responsible for overseeing the maintenance of buildings, grounds, and equipment. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.
Provides supervisory guidance to a subordinate skilled trades staff by assigning work orders, establishing work plans and deadlines, making staff assignments, and ensuring achievement of project goals.
Oversees activities related to maintenance functions, including special projects under budgetary constraints, and monitors maintenance operations budget.
Inspects buildings, grounds, and equipment, to determine needs, and conducts research, to identify standards, and submits information for bids.
Writes specifications for new construction, remodeling projects, and the repair and purchase of equipment.
Maintains files and prepares reports on work orders, completed projects, work in progress, purchases, public workers, and service calls.
Selects companies for new construction and remodeling projects from bidders and coordinates and monitors projects until completion.
Directs activities of in-house construction projects.
Serves on various policy and safety committees ensuring all inspections are in compliance.
Coordinates and maintains preventative maintenance program by scheduling and performing systematic inspection of buildings and equipment.
Performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:
Knowledge of building maintenance and evaluation procedures. Knowledge of building materials and maintenance costs. Knowledge of supervisory practices and principles. Ability to conduct on-site inspections of buildings to determine quality of maintenance and condition of physical structure. Ability to supervise a subordinate skilled trades staff. Ability to estimate costs, time, materials, manpower, and equipment needed in the maintenance and repair of buildings. Ability to prepare detailed written reports.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus six years of experience in the building trades, or related area, including two years in a managerial or supervisory capacity.
Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Arkansas Division of Higher Education.
OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
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