Job Description

TEMPE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT

TITLE: Facilities Management Department Manager - Plumbing and Grounds

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Directs, schedules and manages the maintenance repairs and construction activities of assigned
personnel in their skilled trade. Such as plumbing, welding, heavy equipment and commercial landscape
maintenance.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Education and/or experience equivalent to a High School Diploma or GED
2. Five (5) years of journey level experience in related field, including three (3) years of supervisory
experience in related field
3. May require possession of or ability to obtain (within specified time) certifications such as scissor
lift certification, asbestos certification, Class B Commercial Driver’s License and OSHA 10
4. Valid Arizona Driver’s License

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the
following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not
a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this class.)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Provide information to staff for the coordination, maintenance repairs, operation and installation of
plumbing equipment, irrigation equipment, welding fabrication and landscaping equipment.
- Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff; make recommendations for hire.
- Conduct routine on-site or project inspections to determine service needs and schedules
adjustments.
- Communicate schedules and workload with staff.
- Conduct job site inspections of completed work to assure compliance with work order request,
established procedures, local, state and national codes.
- Supervise all activities of subordinates; maintain actuate time sheets and attendance records;
- Determine priorities, schedule and train personnel in District policies, department procedures
regulations and trade guidelines in areas such as, safety regulations (OSHA), hazardous
materials, asbestos containing materials, plumbing, welding and landscape maintenance.
- Submit work requests; provide work order reports and supporting information for open and closed
work orders.
- Order materials, supplies and equipment, keep up-to-date with new products, and industry
changes.
- Obtain quotes for repairs and installations, provide job cost estimates, submit purchase order
requisitions and deliver material and parts to job sites as needed.
- Manage project expenditures and ensure purchases are within financial guidelines. If necessary,
recommend change orders to cover projected expense overages.
- Manage yearly Maintenance and Operations budget and yearly bond, expenditures.
- Develop and maintain a Department Management Plan that includes records for such items as
work hours, supplies, materials needed, scheduled activities and rental equipment.
- Manage safety issues District-wide, respond to emergency and health related situations.
- Interface and coordinate work with various contractors, consultants, vendors, governmental, and
non-governmental agencies and organizations regarding the proper installation of various
projects.
- Attend meetings and conduct campus inspections. - Assist FMFL supervisor on planning and problem solving.
- Use district vehicle for travel to sites where presence is required.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:

- Knowledge of general commercial building maintenance principles, practices, and techniques
- Knowledge of commercial plumbing systems and commercial landscaping.
- Knowledge of project management principles and practices
- Knowledge of budgeting procedures and techniques
- Knowledge of supervisory practices and personnel administration
- Knowledge and ability to interpret construction drawings
- Skill in both verbal and written communication
- Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships
- Skill in operating a personal computer
- Ability to inspect buildings, equipment, and estimate cost of repair or replacement
- Ability to compile, organize, analyze, and interpret data
- Ability to obtain Class B Commercial Drivers License (CDL)

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Hazardous chemicals and dangerous machinery
Exposure to extreme weather conditions

PHYSICAL EFFORT:

Bends, stoops, lifts
Lifts, moves, or carries up to 80 pounds of materials
May stand for prolonged periods.
Climbs to various heights and works in confined spaces

CATEGORY: Classified

WORK YEAR: 12 months

DEPARTMENT/SCHOOL: Facilities Manager For Learners

GRADE: 62

REPORTS TO: Facilities Management for Learners Supervisor or Facilities Management for Learners
Director

EVALUATION: Classified Personnel Evaluation

SUPERVISES: Skilled Trades personnel

PREPARED: January 2004

REVISED: March 2019

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