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Maintenance Foreman

Date Posted:  Aug 4, 2022
Requisition ID:  374304
Location: 

Greencastle, IN, US, 46135

 

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.

 

At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.

 

Next-level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.

 

About the Putnamville Correctional Facility:
The Putnamville Correctional Facility is a medium-security prison for men located on 4,350 acres near Greencastle, Indiana in Putnam County. It currently houses approximately 2,400 inmates.

Established in 1914, the prison was known for nearly 70 years as the Indiana State Farm. Inmates, nearly all of whom were serving time for minor misdemeanor offenses, worked in the prison's extensive farm and dairy operations.

 

Salary:
The salary for this position traditionally starts at $34,398.00 per year but may be commensurate with education and/or experience.

About the Job:

As the Maintenance Foreman, you will be responsible for supervising and managing the day-to-day operation of the Maintenance Departments and may include emphasis in a particular trade skill including electrical, carpentry, plumbing or painting. 

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:      

  • Solicit cost estimates or cost proposals. 
  • Estimate costs and work hours for maintenance projects. 
  • Oversee and participates in preventive maintenance and repairs of facilities 
  • Maintain accountability of materials, tools, equipment, and vehicles. 
  • Ensure compliance, of self and assigned personnel, with all appropriate protective and safety requirements  
  • Recruit, select, onboard, and train employees to ensure role responsibilities and expectations are clearly understood while providing opportunities to continue professional development. 
  • Set expectations, measure progress, provide ongoing feedback, and evaluate the performance of employees.  Ensure work adheres to quality standards, deadlines, and proper procedures.   

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time. 

What You'll Need for Success:

This person must have the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • Broad knowledge of electrical systems, carpentry, plumbing and painting trades. 
  • Ability to plan, schedule and supervise job sites. 
  • Ability to fill in for other foreman to ensure the operation of the department. 
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret blueprints and other remediation plans and documents. 
  • Thorough knowledge of standard practices, processes, materials, procedures, and the ability to use tools and equipment of the various trades, such as carpentry, plumbing and electrical. 
  • Thorough knowledge of the OSHA standards, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), occupational hazards and safety precautions required of the various trade areas. 
  • Ability to plan and estimate project proposals in terms of equipment, man hours and costs. 
  • Ability to endure exposure to inclement weather.  
  • Ability to delegate work, set clear direction, and manage workflow. 
  • Ability to effectively give feedback, provide guidance or corrective action, coach, and develop employee skillsets. 

This role must satisfy the following requirements to continue employment: 

  • Must have and maintain a valid Indiana Driver’s License. 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role may serve as a team lead for an assigned work group.
This role provides supervision for offenders and requires a high level of judgment and care.

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

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

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans;
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards);
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution; 
  • Flexible work scheduling options
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match; 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options; 
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave; 
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave;
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off; 
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years; 
  • Education Reimbursement Program;
  • Group life insurance; 
  • Referral Bonus program;
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits; 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program; 
  • Free Parking for most positions;
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access;

     

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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