Lead Technician - Facilities

Baltimore, MD, US
Oct 08, 2019
Lead Technician - Facilities
Baltimore City Public Schools
200 E. North Avenue
Baltimore , MD 21202

Support Staff - Position - Other - Other

Job Number 8600000611
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Lead Technician is a working supervisor position which performs, plans and supervises the general maintenance, cleaning, and operation of a school plant, facilities and grounds. This position is responsible for maintaining the safe operating standards in a school plant on a 24-hour basis and maintaining logs and records as required. Employees in this position are responsible for the correction of minor repairs and initiating work order requests to Facilities Maintenance & Operations.

Essential Functions
  • Plans and supervises the general routines and preventive maintenance, and daily operations of schools physical plant, and grounds (athletic, lawn and shrubs) for all facilities in the assigned region area.
  • Conducts routine inspections of facilities in assigned areas and reports conditions and develops action plans to correct deficiencies and initiate work orders.
  • Initiates work orders, including cost estimates of labor and materials in the computerized management maintenance system (CMMS) that monitors the operational maintenance issues and completion rate of work orders.
  • Provides and initiates work for maintaining the Building Maintenance Plan?s (BMP) for facilities.
  • Checks boiler room to determine all equipment is operating properly and reports repairs as needed.
  • Inspects buildings, grounds, equipment and roof drains, and make minor repairs or initiate work orders for repairs to remedy defective, improper or inefficient conditions.
  • Makes routine repairs, adjustments, and emergency repairs such as clearing clogged plumbing fixtures and replacing electric fuses.
  • Checks playground equipment and areas for hazards and unsafe conditions.
  • Supervises the removal of snow from walks and parking lots.
  • Performs, assigns and supervises the work of maintenance personnel and assist in the general maintenance activity of a school plant.
  • Inspects classrooms, offices, hallways, etc., for proper maintenance and lighting.
  • Instructs employees in the proper use of building maintenance equipment and supplies.
  • Requisitions and distributes building service materials and prepares reports on work hours and performance.
  • Opens, closes and secures facilities if needed.
  • Communicates with school administration on status of work orders and coordinates work activities.
  • Performs administrative and supervisory duties requiring effective verbal, written and computer communication skills. Complete written reports as requested.
  • Performs and promotes all activities in compliance with equal employment and nondiscrimination policies; follows federal laws, state laws, school board?s policies and the professional standards.

Maximum Salary 30.25
Minimum Salary 23.50
Desired Qualifications
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Five years of practical experience in the facilities maintenance and operations of a facility. Direct experience in school plant operations and facilities preferred.
  • Plumbing, HVAC and general contracting certifications are preferred.
  • Valid State of Maryland driver?s license
  • Proven ability to quickly gain knowledge of relevant Federal and State regulations and guidelines in the areas of facilities and maintenance.
  • Proven ability to quickly analyze problems, recommend and implement workable solutions.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with principals, teachers, administrators, and the general public.
  • Proven ability to ensure delivery of high levels of customer service to the schools throughout the district.
  • Proficient skill in the use of personal computers and relevant design and office applications.
  • Proficient in the knowledge and use of technical computer applications.
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable building codes and standards, ordinances, and regulations.
  • Good interpersonal, presentation, oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize ongoing and multiple projects, to address multiple tasks, technical issues, and contingencies at the same time.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with consultants, contractors, and City Schools personnel at all levels.

Full time or Part time Full time
Additional Details Qualified candidates for the above position must submit the following:
  • Completed online application
  • Resume that clearly demonstrates the above minimum qualifications. It is important that you include all experiences and education related to the position to which you are applying.
  • Upload copies of all transcripts ?undergraduate and graduate if applicable
  • Must provide three (3) professional references to include: name, title, business address, e-mail address and phone number
  • All documentation must be scanned and uploaded to application
Benefits -- This position is eligible for benefits. To review the available options please see the information relevant to the union for this position by viewing the following link: http://www.baltimorecityschools.org

Baltimore City Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and encourages resumes from bi-lingual or multi-lingual candidates.

For information regarding this posting, please contact the Human Capital Office at 410-396-8885.
Baltimore City Public Schools does not discriminate in any aspect of employment on the basis of race, color, ancestry or national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or age. For inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, please contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Manager, 200 E. North Avenue, Room 208, Baltimore, MD 21202; 410-396-8542 (phone); 410-396-2955 (fax).
This position is affiliated with the City Union of Baltimore (CUB) bargaining unit.

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