Primary Purpose:     

Direct and manage maintenance and district’s custodial operations. Maintain physical school plant in condition of operating excellence so that full educational use may be made at all times. Provide students with a physical learning environment that is safe, clean, attractive, and functional.

 

Qualifications:

 

Education/Certification:

High school diploma or GED

Clear and valid Texas driver’s license

 

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of basic principles of construction, school plant maintenance, and custodial operations

Ability to conduct on-site inspection of district facilities

Ability to manage budget and personnel

Ability to interpret policy, procedures, and data

Ability to read blueprints and schematics

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

 

Experience:

Three years of supervisory experience in maintenance operations

Five years of experience in maintaining a large plant or building

 

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

 

Building Maintenance and Repair

 

  1. Ensure that district facilities are functional, safe, clean, and well maintained.
  2. Develop and maintain written departmental procedures for maintenance, repair, and operations of all district buildings and equipment. Ensure that work orders are processed and executed in a timely manner.
  3. Prepare plans and specifications for contracted repair work and site improvement for submission to purchasing department for bids.

Policy, Reports, and Law

 

  1. Ensure compliance with federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy.
  2. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required including timekeeping records.

Budget and Inventory

 

  1. Develop and administer budget based on documented needs and ensure that operations are cost effective and funds are managed wisely.
  2. Plan and direct inventory and stock control program for equipment and supplies.
  3. Recommend disposal of obsolete equipment and purchase replacement equipment when necessary.
  4. Initiate purchase orders and bids in accordance with budgetary limitations and district policies.
  5. Approve and forward invoices and purchase orders for maintenance department to accounting department.

Personnel Management

 

  1. Select, train, supervise, and evaluate staff and make recommendations relative to assisgnment, retention, discipline, and dismissal.
  2. Prepare, review, and revise maintenance department job descriptions.

Safety

 

  1. Maintain safety standards in conformance with federal, state, and insurance regulations and develop a program of preventive safety.

 

  1. Ensure that equipment is maintained in operating and optimum condition.

 

Other

 

  1. Participate in development of the district’s disaster plan and be prepared to take an active role in responding to emergencies as needed.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervise, evaluate, and recommend the hiring and firing of skilled craftsmen, lead custodians, grounds supervisors, and support staff assigned to maintenance department.

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment including computer and peripherals; district vehicle

Posture: Prolonged sitting; frequent standing, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting; may work in tiring and uncomfortable positions