Facilities Supervisor

St. Louis, MO, United States
Mar 15, 2019
Job Purpose

Under the direction of the National Facilities Director, the Maintenance Coordinator will ensure that all facilities are properly maintained in a manner which reflects our organizational pride and the high standards of care for the students we serve. The Facilities/Maintenance Coordinator will actively maintain all school facilities including landscaping, parking surfaces, HVAC systems, and mechanical/electrical systems.

Essential Responsibilities and Competencies
  • Proactively maintain mechanical and electrical equipment with the goal of minimizing system down time and expensive repairs
  • Manage a system to handle all maintenance service requests from building managers and ensure facilities are fully operational on all school days
  • Assess maintenance issues and determine if an outside vendor needs to be brought in to remedy the situation
  • Work with vendors to define scope of project and obtain competitive bids
  • Coordinate, supervise, and inspect all vendor projects to ensure they are complete and meet the expectations of the building leader
  • Inspect school facilities and grounds regularly to assess maintenance and aesthetic needs
  • Work with school site employees to address maintenance concerns or issues
  • Maintenance may include the following items:
  • Trash removal-dumpsters, site, interior
  • Landscaping-lawn, weed control, plant care
  • Lighting-replace bulbs, ballasts
  • Site drainage-storm drains, gutter, downspouts
  • Plumbing fixtures-repair, adjust, replace
  • Fire suppression-fire extinguishers, fire sprinkling system
  • Railings-inspect and touch up
  • Counters and bathroom partitions-repair
  • Baseboards and moldings
  • Exterior painting or surface repair
  • Elevator
  • Pest control
  • Roof repair and maintenance
  • Windows and doors-locks & lubrication
  • HVAC units-filters and cleaning
  • Low voltage cabling & terminations
  • Exterior and interior lighting-program
  • Parking lot gates-operators, hardware and doors
  • Other miscellaneous repairs
  • Perform other duties as requested or required

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 2 or more years of work experience in building maintenance at commercial facilities
  • Previous experience working in a school environment preferred
  • Ability to complete basic repairs and to know when a project requires expertise
  • Proficient in MS Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Personal Qualities
  • Integrity, credibility, and passionate commitment to Open Sky Education's mission of providing a full and lasting education for all children
  • Strong relationship building, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Desire to serve students with a commitment to maintaining clean, efficient facilities and a willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done
  • Open to feedback and committed to continuously improving
  • Highly organized and detail oriented with the ability to effectively multi-task and thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Customer Service oriented self-starter who takes initiative to proactively resolve problems with a high sense of urgency
  • Dependable and adaptable with the capacity to handle competing demands and complete tasks within deadlines
  • Relentlessly focused on developing and implementing processes to increase effectiveness and efficiency

An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.