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Facilities Repair Specialist

Date Posted:  Jan 14, 2021
Requisition ID:  162781

Crawfordsville, IN, US, 47933

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


About Indiana Department of Transportation:
The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) provides a dynamic workplace that serves Indiana citizens, improves our state’s quality of life, and enhances its economic opportunity. INDOT has a number of innovative programs and projects, including Public-Private Partnerships, Green Initiatives, and cutting-edge uses of materials and assets. As part of the State of Indiana, INDOT offers a competitive total compensation package, as well as outstanding work/life balance. Whether you are an established professional in the transportation field or just starting your career, INDOT has exciting and challenging opportunities for you.


This position is typically filled at a salary of $34,320.00 annually. Internal employees are subject to the promotion and demotion policies.

About the Job

The Facilities Repair Specialist is responsible for managing staff and participating in preventive maintenance and /or maintenance repair work at the Indiana Department of Transportation. Supervises a crew of skilled maintenace workers following general instructions and standard practices of the trade. Incumbent reports to Maintenance Supervisor 3.

A Day in the Life
  • Provides supervision , prioritization, instruction and training for safe and efficient completion of work by assigned staff.
  • Oversees the work of outside contractors ;making sure assigned work is completed appropriately and as scheduled, as well as in a safe and efficient manner;
  • Provides supervision/management (e.g.,recommendations for hiring/disciplinary action,staffing,coaching, performance management,and instructs /trains assigned staff or othersas directed by facility management.
  • Ensures that all maintenance staff are properly trained in safety regulations,procedures and precautions and wear protective equipment as appropriate (safety googles, hard hats, gloves, hearing protection);
  • Indentifies, make recommendations to the proper parties, and takes appropriate action to ensure timely correction of maintenance issues/problems at INDOT.
  • Oversees operation and maintenance of the facilities and/or buildings to minimize the interruption of service to the various operations.
  • Assists with implementation/improvement of Maintenance programs, procedures, and project planning;
  • Assists in ensuring that the facilities and grounds are in a constant state of survey readinessfrom amaintenance perspective;
  • Initiates repair parts order request;recommends items for inventory stock;and monitors use;
  • Provides service and repairs to various facilities motors, panels,transformers,lighting systems,brine makers, lift stations,concrete patching/repairing,propane dispensors,etc;
  • Performs support work with/for other Crafts/Trades, escorting,ect.;
  • Performs snow and ice removal;
  • Performs other duties as assigned;
  • Installs all commercial doors and hardware;
What You'll Need For Success
  • Thorough knowledge of facility maintenance and access systems, as well as their capabilities and proper use;
  • Thorough knowledge of OSHA, as well as ocupational hazards, safety precautions, and regulations;
  • Working knowledge of methods, practices, tools,materials, and equipment used in all maintenance trades;
  • Good oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships with local, community,and governmental entities, as well mas other staff;
  • Ability to effectively apply problem solving techniques in response to various situations; some of which may involve the public;
  • Ability to understand blue prints, electrical prints/ schematics and use a variety of tools and measuring devices common to the trade;
  • Ability to lay out, assign, schedule and supervise the work of skilled maintenance workers;
  • Ability to maintain a valid drivers license;
  • Ability to acquire & maintain a valid CDL "B" license with air brake restriction;
  • Ability to lift up to one hundred (100) pounds;


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave

If this is an Intermittent position, the position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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