El Paso County, Texas
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(INTERNAL ONLY) PUBLIC WORKS - FACILITIES MANAGEMENT - PUBLIC WORKS SPECIAL FACILITY MAINTENANCE MAN
at El Paso County, Texas
- Minimum Qualifications
Acceptable Experience and Education
Bachelor's Degree in business, management, or related field; with a minimum of five (5) years experience in the maintenance of multi-storied facility systems, to include three (3) years of supervisory experience;
Or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Certificates and Licenses Required
Must have or obtain by date of hire a valid driver's license applicable to job responsibilities, with a driving record acceptable to the County of El Paso.
- Typical Duties
Is responsible for coordinating, organizing, planning, and directing all activities concerned with the upkeep and maintenance of the El Paso County facilities;
Supervises department employees, including assigning and reviewing work, training completing performance evaluations, and making recommendations on hiring, terminating, and disciplining personnel;
Selects, motivates, and evaluates department staff; provides or coordinates training and works with employees to correct deficiencies;
Plans, directs, and coordinates, through subordinate-level staff, the department work plan; meets with management staff to identify and resolve problems; assigns projects and programmatic areas of responsibility; and reviews and evaluates work methods and procedures;
Attends and participates in meetings, training and information sessions;
Stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field;
Assumes full management responsibility for division services;
Recommends and administers policies and procedures;
Manages the development and implementation of division goals, objectives, policies and priorities for each assigned service area within county policy, appropriate service and staffing levels and allocates resources accordingly;
Monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of services and procedures; assesses and monitors workload, administrative and support systems, internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunities for improvement, and directs the implementation of changes;
Represents the County interests in relation to the divisions needs;
Manages and participates in the development and administration of the department budget; estimates funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies, directs the monitoring and approval of expenditures; and directs the preparation and implementation of budgetary adjustments as necessary upon approval of Commissioners Court; compiles information to be used in conjunction with performance measurements, budget preparation, equipment request, and division repair;
Attends Commissioners Court meetings and takes necessary actions regarding Commissioners Court agenda items and prepares and presents departmental report and other necessary communications, as directed;
Responds to and resolves sensitive inquiries and complaints from both internal and external sources;
Studies projects and plans for current and future service needs; develops, plans, and implement actions related to environmental protection and open space issues affecting the County's quality of life;
Assembles, coordinates and manages multidisciplinary technical review teams made up of professional staff from other County departments, other governmental jurisdictions and agencies, private contractors, and utilities;
Recommends and supervises the repair and replacement of all system components and equipment; plans and implements a preventive maintenance program; inspects completed work to assure proper repairs have been made; prepares requisitions and maintains records such as work performed, status, special projects, accident and vandalism reports;
Provides information pertaining to scheduling for and the status of projects in both the planning and construction/ implementation phases;
Coordinates activities with County public information personnel, and relays public concerns to appropriate officials;
Monitors the progress of and works with contractors working on County projects;
Develops, writes and/or reviews, as applicable, specifications and contracts for bids, proposals, and services for assigned division, or as directed;
Develops short and long range master plan;
Insures all safety regulations are followed;
Coordinates with other county departments and outside agencies assigned activities;
Estimates building systems and finishes useful life using available industry resources, experience, and judgment and programs for their replacement as necessary;
Compares potential energy savings and lifetime cost prior to replacement of building components;
Oversees and directs the work of highly skilled building construction crew and volunteer laborers on the job site involved in replacing windows, doors, roofing, minor electrical work, insulating attics, carpentry repairs, plumbing and other highly skilled maintenance work;
Oversees and directs the utilization of County resources to lower the overall cost of all the projects when deemed feasible (e.g., utilization of work detail program);
Oversees and ensures ADA compliance is met;
Directs routine and emergency maintenance of all facility systems including but not limited to structural repairs, electrical systems, mechanical systems, life safety systems, vertical transportation systems, etc., following standard engineering practices and procedures;
Substitutes, if assigned, during temporary absences by performing delegated duties sufficient to maintain continuity of normal operations;
Commits self to providing excellent customer service and demonstrate commitment through cooperative team and individual efforts; and
Creates a high quality work culture through participation in and emphasis on training and mentoring to develop leadership, management, and technical skills in self and all employees, including safety related training and skills.
Other Important Duties
Performs such other related duties as may be assigned;
Subject to emergency calls;
Maintains a safe and healthy work place environment;
As members of the County of El Paso Emergency Response System, all El Paso County employees are designated as Disaster Service Workers during a proclaimed emergency and may be required to train on emergency response and/or perform certain emergency services.
- Job Summary
The Public Works Special Facility Maintenance Manager works under general administrative direction, manages the operation of a certain division within Public Works. The incumbent coordinates all activities, and provides related assistance to the Public Works management. The Public Works Manager is responsible for planning, directing, managing, and overseeing the operations of their designated division within Public Works. In addition, is responsible for bringing projects to completion with an emphasis on quality and cost control and reporting progress to the department. The incumbent is responsible for scheduling and overseeing the daily operations of the division, supervising management, professional, technical, and clerical staff, and performing a variety of technical tasks related to the department needs.
- Additional Information
Minimum Requirements: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of: technical and administrative aspects of all phases of project management including management of information systems used to develop construction projects, preparation of engineering design plans, and project budgeting; all related codes, guidelines, and regulations necessary for construction projects; how to facilitate and communicate in a multidisciplinary environment; federal, state, and local laws and regulations; good tactical planning and communications skills; methods, materials and equipment used in commercial building maintenance; work associated with the care of buildings; the Americans with Disabilities Act and Texas Accessibility Standards; safe work practices; principles and practices of supervision, training and performance evaluation; English usage, grammar, punctuation and spelling; techniques for effective interpersonal communications; modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment to include Windows and Microsoft based products.
Skill/Ability to: interpret regulations and to communicate with others; read detailed blueprints, plans, plats, maps, charts, and digital communications; prepare and administer budget; deal courteously and effectively with the public; exercise good judgment, flexibility, creativity, and sensitivity in response to changing situations and needs; lead and motivate subordinates; complete projects on time and within budget; perform a variety of semi-skilled and unskilled tasks related to facility maintenance operations; plan and schedule the work of others; understand and carry out written and oral directions read and interpret building plans and specifications; operate personal computer using standard Office operating software and general office equipment; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; make mathematical computations; prepare clear, concise and comprehensive written reports, and staff studies; schedule, supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff; and establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with those contacted during the course of work. Pass a Criminal Background Investigation.
Each and every county position requires the following professional skills and abilities as key and
necessary elements of performance:
· Demonstrate regular and reliable attendance;
· Work well with others and participate fully in a team oriented environment;
· Interface with other employees and customers in a courteous and respectful manner;
· Maintain strict confidentiality;
· Project positive support of their department and all county organizations at all times; and,
· Maintain and enhance the County's commitment to customer service excellence