Director - Maintenance, Operations, Transportation

Milpitas Unified School District - Milpitas, California - Full time

BASIC FUNCTION:

Plans, organizes, controls, directs and evaluates the maintenance, operations and transportation activities of the district. This position is on CALL BACK from off-duty for any emergencies and may work extended hours.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:

Plans, organizes and coordinates all aspects of the building maintenance, grounds, operations and transportation functions.E

Reviews the evaluations of all personnel in the bargaining units and evaluates supervisors of each unit.E

Provides in-service training for all units.E

Assists in preparation of department budgets.

Makes determinations/recommendations for manpower needs.E

Works with the district’s architect and administration in planning new school construction.E

May inspect contracted construction and alterations projects.E

Coordinates safety inspections by the fire department.E

Investigates vandalism and prepares cost estimates.E

Reviews and makes recommendations for employment, transfer and promotion of department personnel.E

Maintains an ongoing energy management program in the areas of water, gas and electric usage; monitors an on-going preventive maintenance program.E

Plans, organizes, supervises and coordinates the maintenance and repair of the district’s H.V.A.C., electrical, clocks, intercoms, duplicating machines, copiers, micro-computers, alarm systems and other related equipment.E

Supervises and coordinates the maintenance and repairs of student nutrition equipment, all refrigeration equipment and pool equipment.E

Supervises, trains, assigns and inspects the work of all journeymen, i.e., H.V.A.C., electricians electronic technician, and any other employees assigned to unit.E

Oversees the operation of all district swimming pools.E

In conjunction with administrative staff at all sites and the Supervisor-Maintenance, reviews custodial performance, evaluates, and makes staffing assignments.E

Provides in-service training and workshops and recommends professional growth courses to department personnel.E

May make written and oral reports to the Board.E

Coordinates department activities with other school and departmental staffs and administrators.E

Performs related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

ENTRANCE QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from high school or equivalent with trade school or college level courses in one or more skilled trade areas, estimating, drafting or similar courses.

Ten (10) years of experience in one or more of the skilled trade areas.

Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience at the supervisory level.

Demonstrated leadership, organizational and management abilities.

Meet district standards for physical and mental health.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

KNOWLEDGE OF:

Planning, organization and direction of a broad scale maintenance and operations function.

Methods, materials and equipment used in the building maintenance trades including HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, painting, glazing and locksmithing.

Building construction practices and laws governing the construction, maintenance and repair of schools and public buildings.

Planning, organization and direction of the transportation services of the district.

Traffic laws, school bus regulations, PUC requirements, applicable education codes and department of transportation regulations.

Appropriate safety precautions and procedures.

Health and safety regulations.

Applicable state, county and city laws, codes and regulations related to fire, safety and maintenance operations.

District organization, operations, policies and objectives.

Principles and practices of supervision and training.

Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.

Oral and written communication skills.

Record-keeping techniques.

Plan, organize and administer a maintenance and operations program of the district.

Plan, organize and administer the transportation services of the district.

Plan, organize, schedule, assign and review maintenance work and projects.

Train, supervise and evaluate personnel.

Prioritize and schedule work.

ABILITY TO:

Read, interpret and work from construction drawings and blueprints.

Estimate materials and labor costs.

Plan, lay out, direct and control a maintenance work program involving diversified activities.

Operate district vehicles and communication equipment.

Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Work independently with little direction.

Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Maintain detailed records and prepare reports.

Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Indoor and outdoor work environment; subject to driving to off-site locations to conduct work. The noise level in this environment is quiet to loud depending upon the activity in the particular part of the day.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, and talk, or listen. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust vision. Speaking to deliver public presentations.

LICENSES:

Possess and maintain a valid California driver’s license.

Possess and maintain a valid First Aid Certificate.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individual currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

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Role

Operations

Experience Level

Mid Level

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